From canon to fanon and back again

The epic journey of Supernatural and its fans

  • Melissa Gray
Keywords: Fandom, Fantasy, Willing suspension of disbelief, World building


The relationship between Supernatural and its fans is tested through the suspension of disbelief with its evolving mythos and through its canonical portrayal of fandom. This testing has allowed the relationship to grow deeper and more extensive than most similar relationships, and while it is not always smooth, it remains largely positive.

How to Cite
Gray, M. (2010). From canon to fanon and back again. Transformative Works and Cultures, 4.