Sherlock

Fanthropology: Creator vs Creation

Let's say that you're a fan of Sherlock Holmes. You love the character's use of logic and deductive reasoning, and you try to follow his example throughout your life, dismissing unsubstantiated claims of all...
Neil Gaiman

Fanthropology: A Fan of Whom?

Generally, when we think of fandoms, they're centered around a broad property like Star Wars or Harry Potter. They can become popular because people become enamored with the world that's been created, and they...
Sophie LaBelle

Fanthropology: Don’t Be a Dick

Last week, Sophie LaBelle's website was hacked, and much of the art was replaced with Nazi imagery. Her home address was posted on a variety of neo-Nazi forums, and she began receiving literally thousands of...
Two Guys & Guy

Webcomics Wednesday: Middlemen

At a webcomics panel at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival this past weekend, Michael DeForge noted that where he used to have a pretty straight-forward and direct communication between himself and some of his...