Joseph Phillip Illidge

Contributing Writer

Articles By Joseph Phillip Illidge

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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.

Chu Explores Poison Ivy's Layers, Says Stories Trump Genre Trappings

Wed, November 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Poison Ivy" writer Amy Chu discusses her approach to the Batman character, not needing to define her, and why story is really all that matters.

The Mission - 11/23

Mon, November 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel's "Jessica Jones" series with Luke Cage inspires Joseph Illidge to explore the couple's interracial relationship on TV and in comic books.

The Mission - 11/16

Mon, November 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge examines Week Six of Marvel's All-New, All-Different relaunch and how the debut of two team books are indicators of Marvel's future.

The Mission - 11/09

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

Joseph Illidge explores the history of Latina Superheroes at Marvel, DC Comics and new publisher DMC Comics.

The Mission - 11/02

Mon, November 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge looks at Warner Bros. upcoming "Suicide Squad" film and thinks on the possible history and origin of Amanda Waller in America.

The Mission - 10/26

Mon, October 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge examines how new Captain America Sam Wilson fulfills the promise of diversity, and also reveals a certain kind of comic book fan.

The Mission - 10/19

Mon, October 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge examines how Marvel Comics' new "Power Man and Iron Fist" series reflects the past and will need extraordinary support in 2016.

The Mission - 10/05

Mon, October 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge looks at Valiant Entertainment as the next, best choice for a superhero publisher committed to diversity.

The Mission - 9/29

Tue, September 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge looks at a popular media company's failure to be inclusive regarding the growing presence of women in comics.

The Mission - 9/23

Wed, September 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Joseph Illidge discusses Marvel's new "Black Panther" series written by Ta-Nehisi Coates and our next step as consumers.

The Mission - 9/21

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

Joseph Illidge examines how DC Comics has tackled violence in the Black community through the Batman and other heroes.

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