Joseph Phillip Illidge

Contributing Writer

Articles By Joseph Phillip Illidge

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The Mission - 7/27

Mon, July 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge speaks to a number of creators and experts about their views of Marvel Comics' Hip-Hop Cover Variant event.

The Mission - 7/20

Mon, July 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The new Marvel Studios film and Marvel Comics' announcement leads Joseph Illidge to examine the company's lack of cultural understanding.

The Mission - 7/13

Mon, July 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the Milestone/DC Comics relaunch and details revealed, Joseph Illidge looks at the history and new players of both companies.

The Mission - 7/06

Mon, July 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge compares the new titles announced by both Marvel Comics and Image Comics last week and finds a significant difference.

The Mission - 6/29

Mon, June 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Last week's events in South Carolina made Joseph Illidge think about the newest crop of Black female heroes in comic books.

The Mission - 6/22

Mon, June 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A Marvel "Daredevil" story and a conversation from Special Edition: NYC inform Joseph Illidge's thoughts on the communities of color in comics.

The Mission - 6/15

Mon, June 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With a darker-skinned Helena Bertinelli starring in DC Comics' "Grayson," Joseph Illidge looks at the appeal and marketability of the character.

The Mission - 6/08

Mon, June 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The release of DC Comics' "Midnighter" #1 has Joseph Illidge looking back on the relationships of gay comic book heroes.

The Mission - 6/01

Mon, June 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Tilda Swinton's reported casting in Marvel's "Doctor Strange" allows Joseph Illidge to examine Hollywood casting practices.

The Mission - 5/25

Mon, May 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge looks at DC Comics' new "DC You" promotional campaign, and shares his thoughts on the diversity the publisher should be celebrating.

The Mission - 5/18

Mon, May 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge examines the response to the first looks at "Supergirl" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," plus thoughts on online debate.

The Mission - 5/11

Mon, May 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the announcement of a second season for Marvel's "Agent Carter," Joseph Illidge discusses ways for the ABC series to increase its diversity.

The Mission - 5/04

Mon, May 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge finds the diversity shown in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" as an indicator of the struggles for diversity in comics.

The Mission - 4/27

Mon, April 27th, 2015 | Category:

Joseph Illidge talks with "Concrete Park" creators Tony Puryear & Erika Alexander about the new volume from Dark Horse and the series' future.

The Mission - 4/20

Mon, April 20th, 2015 | Category:

Joseph Illidge compares the problems with Warner Bros.' upcoming "Wonder Woman" film to Marvel's successful "Agent Carter" TV series.

The Mission - 4/13

Mon, April 13th, 2015 | Category:

With the new "Daredevil" series showing an interracial relationship, Joseph Illidge looks at the legacy of the hero's past girlfriend of color.

The Mission - 4/06

Mon, April 6th, 2015 | Category:

With Cheo Hodari Coker announced as showrunner for next year's Netflix series, Joseph Illidge wonders about Marvel's next move with Luke Cage.

The Mission - 3/23

Mon, March 23rd, 2015 | Category:

With news of the impressive sales of Marvel's new "Thor" series, Joseph Illidge makes comparisons to the publisher's "All-New Captain America."

The Mission - 3/16

Mon, March 16th, 2015 | Category:

Joseph Illidge weighs in on the criticism of DC Comics' variant cover for "Batgirl" 41 by looking at the character's past.

The Mission - 3/09

Mon, March 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the continuing progress on the new "Supergirl" television show, Joseph Illidge looks at how CBS is more progressive than DC Comics.