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The Mission - 7/27/2015

The Mission - 7/27/2015

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

The Mission - 7/20/2015

The Mission - 7/20/2015

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

The Mission - 7/13/2015

The Mission - 7/13/2015

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

The Mission - 7/6/2015

The Mission - 7/6/2015

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

The Mission - 6/29/2015

The Mission - 6/29/2015

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

The Mission - 6/22/2015

The Mission - 6/22/2015

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 - 6/15/2015

The Mission - 6/15/2015

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

The Mission - 6/8/2015

The Mission - 6/8/2015

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

The Mission - 6/1/2015

The Mission - 6/1/2015

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

The Mission - 5/18/2015

The Mission - 5/18/2015

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

The Mission - 5/11/2015

The Mission - 5/11/2015

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 - 5/4/2015

The Mission - 5/4/2015

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

The Mission - 4/27/2015

The Mission - 4/27/2015

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

The Mission - 4/20/2015

The Mission - 4/20/2015

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

The Mission - 4/13/2015

The Mission - 4/13/2015

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 - 4/6/2015

The Mission - 4/6/2015

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 - 3/23/2015

The Mission - 3/23/2015

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 - 3/16/2015

The Mission - 3/16/2015

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

The Mission - 3/9/2015

The Mission - 3/9/2015

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

The Mission - 3/2/2015

The Mission - 3/2/2015

Joseph Illidge examines the call for new heroes in light of "Fast and Furious" actress Michelle Rodriguez's controversial comments.

The Mission - 2/23/2015

The Mission - 2/23/2015

Joseph Illidge compare BOOM! Studios's new "Strange Fruit" series to other Black Superman stories in comics.

The Mission - 2/16/2015

The Mission - 2/16/2015

Joseph Illidge examines the argument against a Black/Latino Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by looking at past consumer actions.

The Mission - 2/9/2015

The Mission - 2/9/2015

With DC Comics' announcement of a more diverse writers' pool, Joseph Illidge gives his take on the publisher's newest initiative.

The Mission - 2/2/2015

The Mission - 2/2/2015

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.

The Mission - 1/26/2015

The Mission - 1/26/2015

With news of the return of Milestone Media, Inc., alumni Joseph Illidge provides his take on the new company and its future prospects.

The Mission - 1/19/2015

The Mission - 1/19/2015

This week, the heritage of "Wonder Woman" actress Lynda Carter is the starting point for a different look at the iconic DC Comics hero.

The Mission - 1/12/2015

The Mission - 1/12/2015

Inspired by the writers' room of "Empire," Joseph Illidge wonders if comics publishers could succeed with programs to help foster diverse talent.

The Mission - 1/5/2015

The Mission - 1/5/2015

Joseph Illidge starts off the new year with his hopes for the new Captain America, and some female heroes on the way.

The Mission - 12/29/2014

The Mission - 12/29/2014

Joseph Illidge looks back on the year 2014 and cites various accomplishments by creators in the cause for diversity in comics.

The Mission - 12/22/2014

The Mission - 12/22/2014

Joseph Illidge talks about his time working on the popular DC Comics hero, and the power of her image.

The Mission - 12/15/2014

The Mission - 12/15/2014

Joseph Illidge talks with writer/director Alex de Campi about writing characters of color and challenging familiar archetypes in her work.

The Mission - 12/8/2014

The Mission - 12/8/2014

Joseph Illidge discusses how casting for Warner Bros' upcoming "Suicide Squad" film could address a problem of the studio's own making.

The Mission - 12/1/2014

The Mission - 12/1/2014

Joseph Illidge discusses how the historic events in Ferguson, MO inform our understanding of the comic book industry.

The Mission - 11/24/2014

The Mission - 11/24/2014

Joseph Illidge interviews "G.I. Joe" and "Green Arrow" artist Will Rosado about drawing comics for Marvel and DC, and commercial advertising.

The Mission - 11/10/2014

The Mission - 11/10/2014

"Black Dynamite" Supervising Director LeSean Thomas tells Joseph Illidge about the Kickstarter campaign for his animated pilot, "Cannon Busters."

The Mission - 11/3/2014

The Mission - 11/3/2014

Joseph Illidge discusses the upcoming "Black Panther" and "Cyborg" solo films, and the major differences between the two heroes.

The Mission - 10/27/2014

The Mission - 10/27/2014

Joseph Illidge discusses the upcoming "Static Shock" series from Warner Bros. and one of the deceased writers of the original "Static" comic book.

The Mission - 10/20/2014

The Mission - 10/20/2014

Joseph Illidge talks about the history of Milestone Media, Inc., its universe of multicultural characters, and its possible return.

The Mission - 10/13/2014

The Mission - 10/13/2014

Joseph Illidge recounts his experiences over the weekend at New York Comic Con, and sees how the industry is showing its diversity.

The Mission - 10/6/2014

The Mission - 10/6/2014

Joseph Illidge examines the recent Denzel Washington film "The Equalizer" as a metaphor for the Black man in America.

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