Categorizing Fractured Fandom

Defining Fractured Fandom According to the discipline of fan studies, at this point in history, being a fan is considered a positive for any individual. Being a fan helps people discover their identities, and to determine what they like and do not like. Being a fan helps people find friends, establish communities, and develop a…

What is a Superhero, Anyway?

On November 6th, I will be part of a panel on superheroes, morality and the modern world at Dominican University. ¬†As a lead up to that event, I thought I rerun a series of articles that first appeared on Clearance Bin Review and that would delve into a topic that is at the heart of…