Revisioning the smiling villain: Imagetexts and intertextual expression in representations of the filmic Loki on Tumblr
Keywords:The Avengers, Comics, Visual culture
Loki fandom actively negotiates this potential conflict between character as text (interpretations of Loki by those with textual authority, such as film writers, directors, and actors, and comic artists and authors) and as primarily image (in the form of visual representations repeated across Tumblr).
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