• What’s a Homestuck Fandom After the Epilogues?

    What’s a Homestuck Fandom After the Epilogues?8

    Let me tell you about Homestuck. Homestuck is a webcomic, first published by Andrew Hussie in April 2009. The comic consists of static captioned images, animated GIFs, Flash pages with music and animation, and interactive “walk-around Flashes” recalling early-2000s video games. The story follows a group of internet friends who play a beta version of

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  • Insta Made Me Read It: Scorching Romance and Let’s Play

    Insta Made Me Read It: Scorching Romance and Let’s Play0

    Insta Made Me Read It is a twice-monthly column covering the webtoons advertised by LINE Webtoon on their Instagram account and on their app. The focus is on what’s both popular and encouraged to be popular by the publisher-platform itself. This time, I’ve been reading Scorching Romance and Let’s Play. Both are romance-themed comics with

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  • Leave a Comment: The Value of Commenting on Fan Works

    Leave a Comment: The Value of Commenting on Fan Works0

    Fan creators are a huge part of any fandom. They create fanart, fanfiction, edits, aesthetic posts, playlists, AMVs, and so much more for everyone in fandom to enjoy across the board! Whatever someone might be wanting to see, there will more than likely be something that fits with what they might be looking for.

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  • He-Man, Hugos, and Who Benefits From Fandom

    He-Man, Hugos, and Who Benefits From Fandom0

    Last night I learned about two things in quick succession.

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  • Everybody in Comics Knew Girls Loved ElfQuest

    Everybody in Comics Knew Girls Loved ElfQuest0

    Wendy Pini and her husband and collaborator Richard Pini are on a world tour: “Forty Years of Pointed Ears.” This journey, which most recently stopped in at SDCC, celebrates the four publication decades of ElfQuest that culminated in February’s final chapter. ElfQuest is one of the most seminal American comics, spanning the last 22 years

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  • The Captain America We Need

    The Captain America We Need6

    A radical hate movement has infiltrated the American government. A cartoon despot pulls tactics from his skimming of Mein Kampf while a hostile foreign power pulls his strings. Just as we’ve started to make progress toward lasting change and brought long-overdue conversations on transphobia, racism, and systemic oppression to the public sphere, we find ourselves

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