1. Fantastic Transmedia 2. Stories and Worlds 3. Of Hobbits and Hulks: Adaptation Versus Narrative Expansion 4. Canon-Fodder: Halo and Horizontal Remembering 5. Configuring Memory in the Buffyverse 6. Material Myths and Nostalgia-Play in Star Wars 7. Fantastically Independent 8. Transmedia Memory Bibliography Index
Contemporary culture is packed with fantasy and science fiction storyworlds extending across multiple media platforms. This book explores the myriad ways in which imaginary worlds use media like films, novels, videogames, comic books, toys and increasingly user-generated content to captivate and energise contemporary audiences.