From canon to fanon and back again: The epic journey of "Supernatural" and its fans

Melissa Gray

Abstract


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.

Keywords


Fandom; Fantasy; Willing suspension of disbelief; World building

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