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Buffy The Vampire Slayer Fans & Textual Poaching

Many fans and critics have found the products that surround the show….questionable, and generally catering to or created by the heterosexual male Buffy fandom. Referred to by some as “textual poaching,” this unwilling transportation of female heroines to comic-style pinups and horror rag splash art is all too common, and has landed many a cult character squarely in the gaze she had been skillfully evading.