Articles Posted in the " Fan Works " Category

  • Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Fanfiction?

    There has been yet another disastrous attempt to capitalize on fanfiction’s increasing visibility because apparently it’s hilarious to make fun of someone’s hobby. An event called “Fanfic Theater with Chris Gore” was announced as part of WonderCon’s schedule and it’s as bad as it sounds; basically the plan was for a bunch of comedians and […]

  • GISHWHES 2015 Is Coming: Get Ready

      GISHWHES, or the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, is about to kick into gear for 2015.  The website’s FAQ indicates that the hunt will take place between August 1-8 and that registration will be “forthcoming.”  It goes on to state ‘When is “forthcoming”? That’s a great question. We believe it […]

  • What’s The Deal With The Marvel Civil War Meme?

    For about a week now, Tumblr (and by association everybody else) has been contemplating various frivolous reasons for Captain America and Iron Man to go to war in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War. The premise of the meme is pretty simple: someone, usually Tony, says something unpopular or even downright offensive, Steve Rogers reacts, and thus […]

  • And The Fangirls Rejoiced: Carmilla Gets a Season 2

    Throw your tampons in the air Creampuffs because it’s official. Breakout YouTube hit Carmilla will return for a second season in Spring 2015. At the end of a video showcasing the best of Season 1 (there are spoilers so watch with care) they announced that the series had been renewed, much to the excitement of […]

  • #SaveCarmilla – Fans Get Their Tampons Out For Season Two

    Breakout YouTube web series Carmilla – based on the Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu  – posted its final episode last Tuesday (Dec 2, 2014). While most fans found the finale very satisfying, the loss of a beloved series – which has been uploading episodes twice a week since August – is never easy; […]

  • Fans Are Having Way Too Much Fun Casting Captain Marvel

    Those that understand Carol Danvers’ impact on comics fans – particularly women – probably aren’t surprised by the enthusiasm for this upcoming movie. And for those who haven’t experienced Carol-fever before, it’s kind of difficult to describe her importance – but you’ll understand when you see thousands of little girls dressed as Captain Marvel on […]

  • Book Review: A Hero At The End Of The World

    Last year I wrote an article fangirling over Big Bang Press, an indie publisher that set out to publish original fiction by fan fiction authors. They blew past their Kickstarter funding goal at the end of last year, and since then they have been working towards publishing three novels by well-loved fan fiction authors. Their […]

  • Web Series Recommendation: Carmilla

    For anyone that watched The Lizzie Bennett Diaries and thought, “this would be better with lesbian vampires”…boy do I have good news for you! Carmilla is a web series based on Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s 1872 Gothic novella about a young woman drawn to a female vampire named Carmilla. The story pre-dates Bram Stoker’s Dracula […]

  • Con*Quest Adventure Journals – Keeping Track of Con Memories

    As frequent con-goers, we’re obviously huge fans of keeping track of all of our convention memories. Just look at our Conventions section for how thorough we are. While prepping to attend San Diego Comic Con this year, a woman named Shelley Harper reached out to us with her project for helping others keep track of […]