TWC No 27 (2018): Tumblr and Fandom, edited by Lori Morimoto and Louisa Ellen Stein


 We are proud to release TWC  issue No. 27, Tumblr and Fandom, guest edited by Lori Morimoto and Louisa Ellen Stein.


Vol 27 (2018): Tumblr and Fandom, Edited by Lori Morimoto and Louisa Ellen Stein


Lori Morimoto and Louisa Ellen Stein, Tumblr and fandom


Evan Hayles Gledhill, Bricolage and the culture of the margins in the romantic era and the digital age

Bo Allesøe Christensen & Thessa Jensen, The JohnLock Conspiracy, fandom eschatology, and longing to belong

Christopher M. Cox, "Ms. Marvel," Tumblr, and the industrial logics of identity in digital spaces


Tosha R. Taylor, Digital Space and Walking Dead fandom’s Team Delusional

Rebecca Williams, Tumblr's GIF culture and the infinite image: Lone fandom, ruptures, and working throu­ gh on a microblogging platform

Indira Neill Hoch, Content, conduct, and apologies in Tumblr fandom tags

Natalie Chew, Tumblr as counterpublic space for fan mobilization

Jessica Hautsch, Tumblr's Supernatural fandom and the rhetorical affordance of GIFs


Lily Winterwood, Discourse is the new wank: A reflection on linguistic change in fandom

Elizabeth M. Downey, Sheryl Lyn Bundy, Connie K. Shih, Emily Hamilton-Honey, A "Glee"-ful collaboration: Academic networking in the Tumblr world

Daisy Pignett, “Remember a week ago when Tom Hiddleston could do no wrong?” Tumblr reactions to the loss of an Internet boyfriendi

Judith May Fathallah, Polyphony on Tumblr: Reading the hate blog as pastiche

Paul J. Booth, Tumbling or stumbling? Misadventures with Tumblr in the fan studies classroom

Mélanie Bourdaa, Tumblr as a methodological tool for data archiving: The case of a Calzona Tumblr

Lori Morimoto, Roundtable: Tumblr and fandom

Book review

Anne Jamison, "Rogue archives: Digital cultural memory and media fandom," by Abigail De Kosnik

Samantha Anne Close, "Cult media, fandom, and textiles," by Brigid Cherry

Hye-Kyung Lee, "Transnational audiences: Media reception on a global scale," by Adrian Athique

Kathryn Hemmann, "Manga in America: Transnational book publishing and the domestication of Japanese comics," by Casey Brienza