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Joseph Illidge speaks to a number of creators and experts about their views of Marvel Comics' Hip-Hop Cover Variant event.
The new Marvel Studios film and Marvel Comics' announcement leads Joseph Illidge to examine the company's lack of cultural understanding.
With the Milestone/DC Comics relaunch and details revealed, Joseph Illidge looks at the history and new players of both companies.
Joseph Illidge compares the new titles announced by both Marvel Comics and Image Comics last week and finds a significant difference.
Last week's events in South Carolina made Joseph Illidge think about the newest crop of Black female heroes in 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.
With a darker-skinned Helena Bertinelli starring in DC Comics' "Grayson," Joseph Illidge looks at the appeal and marketability of the character.
The release of DC Comics' "Midnighter" #1 has Joseph Illidge looking back on the relationships of gay comic book heroes.
Tilda Swinton's reported casting in Marvel's "Doctor Strange" allows Joseph Illidge to examine Hollywood casting practices.
Joseph Illidge examines the response to the first looks at "Supergirl" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," plus thoughts on online debate.
With the announcement of a second season for Marvel's "Agent Carter," Joseph Illidge discusses ways for the ABC series to increase its diversity.
Joseph Illidge finds the diversity shown in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" as an indicator of the struggles for diversity in comics.
Joseph Illidge talks with "Concrete Park" creators Tony Puryear & Erika Alexander about the new volume from Dark Horse and the series' future.
Joseph Illidge compares the problems with Warner Bros.' upcoming "Wonder Woman" film to Marvel's successful "Agent Carter" TV series.
With the new "Daredevil" series showing an interracial relationship, Joseph Illidge looks at the legacy of the hero's past girlfriend of color.
With Cheo Hodari Coker announced as showrunner for next year's Netflix series, Joseph Illidge wonders about Marvel's next move with Luke Cage.
With news of the impressive sales of Marvel's new "Thor" series, Joseph Illidge makes comparisons to the publisher's "All-New Captain America."
Joseph Illidge weighs in on the criticism of DC Comics' variant cover for "Batgirl" 41 by looking at the character's past.
With the continuing progress on the new "Supergirl" television show, Joseph Illidge looks at how CBS is more progressive than DC Comics.
Joseph Illidge examines the call for new heroes in light of "Fast and Furious" actress Michelle Rodriguez's controversial comments.
Joseph Illidge compare BOOM! Studios's new "Strange Fruit" series to other Black Superman stories in comics.
Joseph Illidge examines the argument against a Black/Latino Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by looking at past consumer actions.
With DC Comics' announcement of a more diverse writers' pool, Joseph Illidge gives his take on the publisher's newest initiative.
With the return of THE COLOR BARRIER for Black History Month, Joseph Illidge considers why the "Storm" series is not selling well in today's market.
With news of the return of Milestone Media, Inc., alumni Joseph Illidge provides his take on the new company and its future prospects.
This week, the heritage of "Wonder Woman" actress Lynda Carter is the starting point for a different look at the iconic DC Comics hero.
Inspired by the writers' room of "Empire," Joseph Illidge wonders if comics publishers could succeed with programs to help foster diverse talent.
Joseph Illidge starts off the new year with his hopes for the new Captain America, and some female heroes on the way.
Joseph Illidge looks back on the year 2014 and cites various accomplishments by creators in the cause for diversity in comics.
Joseph Illidge talks about his time working on the popular DC Comics hero, and the power of her image.
Joseph Illidge talks with writer/director Alex de Campi about writing characters of color and challenging familiar archetypes in her work.
Joseph Illidge discusses how casting for Warner Bros' upcoming "Suicide Squad" film could address a problem of the studio's own making.
Joseph Illidge discusses how the historic events in Ferguson, MO inform our understanding of the comic book industry.
Joseph Illidge interviews "G.I. Joe" and "Green Arrow" artist Will Rosado about drawing comics for Marvel and DC, and commercial advertising.
"Black Dynamite" Supervising Director LeSean Thomas tells Joseph Illidge about the Kickstarter campaign for his animated pilot, "Cannon Busters."
Joseph Illidge discusses the upcoming "Black Panther" and "Cyborg" solo films, and the major differences between the two heroes.
Joseph Illidge discusses the upcoming "Static Shock" series from Warner Bros. and one of the deceased writers of the original "Static" comic book.
Joseph Illidge talks about the history of Milestone Media, Inc., its universe of multicultural characters, and its possible return.
Joseph Illidge recounts his experiences over the weekend at New York Comic Con, and sees how the industry is showing its diversity.
Joseph Illidge examines the recent Denzel Washington film "The Equalizer" as a metaphor for the Black man in America.