The Critical Fan Toolkit

Fandoms by Numbers

The Legend of Korra (TLoK) and Game of Thrones (GoT) online fanfiction communities on Archive of Our Own are vastly different. These different slides offer glimpses into the different stories and ideologies embedded in the larger patterns across the published fanfics. Each storyboard focuses around a particular point of metadata, or information input by each fanfic writer when they publish their texts on Archive of Our Own.

The below storyboard are not screen-reader friendly because they are visualizations. However, this toolkit includes longer write ups that are screen-reader friendly: visit the more in-depth analysis here.


Game of Thrones The Legend of Korra Comparison In-depth Analysis