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 Phillip Illidge
Joseph Phillip Illidge is a Senior Editor for Lion Forge Comics, and a public speaker on the subjects of race, comics and the corporate politics of diversity. In addition to his coverage by The New York Times, CNN Money, the BBC and Publishers Weekly, Joseph has been a speaker at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Digital Book World’s forum, Digitize Your Career: Marketing and Editing 2.0, Skidmore College, The School of Visual Arts, Purdue University, on the panel “Diversity in Comics: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexual Orientation in American Comic Books” and at the Soho Gallery for Digital Art in New York City. In 2017, he oversaw the launch of Catalyst Prime, Lion Forge's new shared universe superhero comics line, with a focus on inclusivity in characters and creators.
Articles by Joseph Phillip Illidge
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 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 interviews "G.I. Joe" and "Green Arrow" artist Will Rosado about drawing comics for Marvel and DC, and commercial advertising.
Artist Khary Randolph spoke with CBR at NYCC about his time in animation, his second life as a comic book artist and how he's changed his approach.
"Black Dynamite" Supervising Director LeSean Thomas tells Joseph Illidge about the Kickstarter campaign for his animated pilot, "Cannon Busters."