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The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 3, No. 2

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The Phoenix Papers

Vol. 3, No. 2

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Others, it is our pleasure and privilege to present to you the latest edition of our journal, The Phoenix Papers.

Front Matter: Cover, Letter from the Editor, and Table of Contents; Frontispiece by Jacquelynn Mumm White of Crimson Dream Productions

J. Holder Bennett, FANS Chair

“Who I Want to Be”: Self-Perception and Cosplayers’ Identification with Their Favorite Characters

Dr. Stephen Reysen, Texas A & M University at Commerce

Dr. Courtney N. Plante, MacEwan University

Dr. Sharon E. Roberts, Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Dr. Kathleen C. Gerbasi, Niagara County Community College

Control and the Controller: Narratives of Imperialism and Empire in Modern Military Shooters

James Houston Bales, Independent Scholar

“You Had to Be There”: Convention Attendance and Well-Being in Anime Fans

Adam Ray, Texas A & M University at Commerce

Dr. Stephen Reysen, Texas A & M University at Commerce

Dr. Sharon E. Roberts, Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Dr. Kathleen C. Gerbasi, Niagara County Community College

An Examination of Rationales for the Continued Prohibition of Virtual Child Pornography

            James Houston Bales, Independent Scholar

A Brief Report on Differences in Big Five Personality Dimensions between Anime Fan Cosplayers and Non-Cosplayers

Dr. Stephen Reysen, Texas A & M University at Commerce

Dr. Courtney N. Plante, MacEwan University

Dr. Sharon E. Roberts, Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Dr. Kathleen C. Gerbasi, Niagara County Community College

Meiji Law and the Suppression of Common Culture

Dr. Darren-Jon Ashmore, Yamanashi Gakuin University

A Brief Report on the Prevalence of Self-Reported mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Anime, Brony, and Furry Fandoms

Dr. Stephen Reysen, Texas A & M University at Commerce

Dr. Courtney N. Plante, MacEwan University

Daniel Chadborn, Texas A & M University at Commerce

Dr. Sharon E. Roberts, Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Dr. Kathleen C. Gerbasi, Niagara County Community College

Justin I. Miller, Transylvania University

Amanda Gamboa, Texas A & M University at Commerce

Adam Ray, Texas A & M University at Commerce

 Reviews

 Batman: Superheavy by Snyder, Capullo, and Miki

Kyle A. Hammonds, University of North Texas

First Band on the Moon by The Cardigans

Michael Patrick Posival, University of North Texas

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