Now that we have explored Janelle’s actual “written” fan fictions, we will view her usage of images in her eLiterature. On your left you will find the link to her art galleries, or rather “fan art” galleries. She provides links to separate galleries for each of her fan fiction series; each comes with its own preview thumbnail image, a text link, a description of the contents, and information about updated materials. The reader will find simplicity in this format because all the information you need to understand what you will be taken to is right before your eyes. One will also have visibility into what one will be viewing in this gallery.
If the reader chooses to enter the Sailor Moon Neo fan art gallery, they will be presented with a visual table of contents to each individual gallery. These galleries come with in the same format as the previous page, removing the subheading and adding the number of images and page views for each gallery. We began to see some of N. Katherine Hayles’ materiality surface at this point in time. The eLiterature becomes more tangible as you navigate through the pages, and we even find some forms of fan art that are merely revisions of canon characters from the original work. One finds that many fan artists and fan fiction writers will use the model of a character from the series they are capturing to mold their own new characters. A change of hair color here, a new eye color there, redesign the clothing design, and a new character is born.
Of course, many artists and authors retain the original cast of the fictional piece they are extending upon. They choose to either create their own new pieces to capture the canon characters in different scenes, moods, outfits, etc., or revise works from the original author to capture the canon character in the fan fictional piece. This quality of creativity, or lack thereof, runs rampant in the world of fan fiction and eLiterature. Artists and authors can either choose to be creative, designing their own characters on one end of the spectrum, or to oppose creativity and keep the canon characters for the sake of simplicity.

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