Date: 2016-06-15 12:55 pm (UTC)
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Thanks for the history! I can tell you a friend and I saw TPM opening day and turned to each other when Jin dies in Obi Wan's arms and said "And 50,000 fans rushed to their computers..."

I was Luke/Han and OT3 and now SkySolo (I like that myself) and OT3 and we are seeing lots of new young fans and older ones too. I was in it back in the day and am writing again. More new writers too. As much as TFA hacked me off, it did lead to a resurgence, which is wonderful to see.

It's also nice to see fans going back to the originals and seeing Luke & Han & Leia as the heroes they are (I'll spare you my TFA rant).

As someone who came out of zines (which I finally found (after reading about the Trek ones) by seeing an ad for a Harrison Ford zine in Starlog!), the abundance of fantastic writing and other goodies just makes me so happy as a fan.
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