You don’t get to choose how anyone else interacts or identifies with media, even when it’s media you care about. Even when it’s media you made.
You don’t get to choose what constitutes a “real” fan.
You don’t get to harass and name-call because people don’t interact with media you love in the…
You know, here’s a sad but true fact. When I was breaking into comics? I couldn’t name a single female mainstream writer who hadn’t been accused of having her husband/boyfriend actually ghost write her scripts. Including me.
To my FACE, people said this. And to every female mainstream comics writer I ever talked to about it.