Vol 6 (2011)

"Fan Works and Fan Communities in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," special history issue of TWC guest edited by Nancy Reagin, Pace University, and Anne Rubenstein, York University

Table of Contents


History and fandom
TWC Editor
Nancy Reagin, Anne Rubenstein


Courtney A. Bates
Stacey Pope, John Williams
Julia Sneeringer
Lisa Rose Stead


Bowlers, ballads, bells, and blasters: Living history and fandom
Mark Soderstrom
The Contraband Incident: The strange case of Marion Zimmer Bradley
Catherine Coker
Textual evidence of fandom activities: The fanzine holdings at UC Riverside's Eaton Collection
Regina Yung Lee
Silence in the library: Archives and the preservation of fannish history
- Versaphile
An archive of one's own: Subcultural creativity and the politics of conservation
Alexis Lothian


Excerpt from "IRL (In Real Life): The Bronze Documentary Project"
Stephanie Tuszynski
A conversation with Paula Smith
Cynthia W. Walker
Interview with Robert DeSimone
Jen Gunnels
Interview with Sandy and Rache ("The Clucking Belles")
Francesca Coppa
Interview with Rusty Hevelin
Sarah Elizabeth Bewley


"Boys' love manga: Essays on the sexual ambiguity and cross-cultural fandom of the genre," edited by Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry, and Dru Pagliassotti
Nele Noppe
"A comics studies reader," edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester
Geoffrey Long