Joseph Phillip Illidge

Contributing Writer

Articles By Joseph Phillip Illidge

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The Mission - 5/26

Thu, May 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"DC Universe: Rebirth" sent shockwaves through the comic book landscape and Joseph Illidge discusses the book's ultimate statement.

The Mission - 5/16

Mon, May 16th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Following the passing of Darwyn Cooke, Joseph Illidge looks at the creator's effect on DC Comics' Catwoman and his powerful aesthetic.

The Mission - 5/09

Mon, May 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Within "Captain America: Civil War's" action and spectacle, Joseph finds a timely and dramatic moment for Iron Man with real world resonance.

The Mission - 4/28

Thu, April 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge looks at Marvel and DC Comics' July comic book releases and considers creators working outside the Big 2.

The Mission - 4/18

Mon, April 18th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph discusses his time working on Black Canary for DC Comics, and how the character's "Arrow" journey impacted him.

The Mission - 4/11

Mon, April 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With the success of Marvel Comics' "Black Panther" #1, Joseph Illidge examines the contributions of a mostly-overlooked creator in the series.

The Mission - 4/04

Mon, April 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge looks at the DC Comics Rebirth announcements, and tries to identify when things changed for the publisher.

The Mission - 3/24

Thu, March 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Following Marvel's announcement of the new "Blade" artist, Joseph Illidge examines the growing presence of female creators of color in comic books.

The Mission - 3/14

Mon, March 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With anticipation building for Marvel's "Civil War," Joseph Illidge examines fan response to the trailer featuring Black Panther and Spider-Man.

The Mission - 2/15

Mon, February 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With the box office success of "Deadpool," Joseph Illidge examines the possible future of the Marvel character's world.

The Mission - 2/08

Mon, February 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge speaks with the Marvel and DC Comics veterans behind "BLACK," the Kickstarter success that takes a different look at super powers.

The Mission - 2/02

Tue, February 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With new series "BLACK" announced via Kickstarter, Joseph Illidge looks at its creators and the role DC and Marvel played in its creation.

The Mission - 1/25

Mon, January 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With two Captain America books on Marvel Comics' slate, Joseph Illidge considers what the two heroes represent.

The Mission - 1/11

Mon, January 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With the first arc of Marvel's "Invincible Iron Man" by Brian Michael Bendis & David Marquez completed, Joseph reveals why he's a fan of the book.

The Mission - 1/04

Mon, January 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

After watching the "DC Super Hero Girls" webisodes, Joseph Illidge ponders what's missing from the brand.

The Mission - 12/28

Mon, December 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With "Vixen" moving from animation to the live-action on "Arrow," Joseph Illidge looks at the character's history and future importance.

The Mission - 12/21

Mon, December 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge discusses the connection and importance of new "Star Wars" characters Rey and Finn in "The Force Awakens."

The Mission - 12/14

Mon, December 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge discusses why he wants an Asian Iron Fist and puts forth a challenge to everyone who wants the same.

The Mission - 12/07

Mon, December 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With Ryan Coogler reportedly directing Marvel's "Black Panther" movie, Joseph Illidge considers a similar rumor earlier this year.

The Mission - 11/30

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Studios' first "Civil War" trailer and the recent film release "Creed" tell a larger story that Joseph Illidge wants to explore.

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