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This quote was posted to a discussion list by Jess Nevins, a WN scholar.  I’m using it to introduce the relationship between Wold-Newtonry and real scholarship.  The pictures of Rocambole and Napoleon III are just for illustration. I don’t have a copy of the drawing from the newspaper article that Jess quotes.
No academy--there are no institutions, no central or formal journals, no authorities--anyone can set up a website No academics--I seem to be the only academic and the only holder of advanced degrees, with the exception of Win Eckert’s law degree No formal understanding of the conventions of academic discourse--most WN scholars are courteous to one another and perform conventional acknowledgement, but there are some who do not. Shared norms--Typically, Farmer's work is respected and should not be contradicted lightly, but since Farmer's work is an interpretation of original texts (except for Farmer’s “An Interview with Lord Greystoke,” which can be viewed as a primary text) and since some of Farmer's theories are at odds with those texts, he can contradicted when textual evidence or research that indicates another, better interpretation.
Academic publication occurs in communities in which scholars establish their careers by  navigating  hierarchies of status, prestige, and power.   These hierarchies are embedded in long-standing networks of ranked credibility and legitimacy among schools, publishers, and journals.   Web-publishing has not developed enough credibility and legitimacy to displace these established networks.  In Wold-Newtonry there are no such hierarchies or networks.  There is no money to be made in it, so since the creation of the Web there has been little or no paper publication, although there used to be fanzines in the 1960s and 1970s, and at the turn of the last century papers were read in colloquia. 
Principle of outsourcing: In Some Unknown Members of the Wold-Newton Family Tree, Jess Nevins claims to have found in the archives of the Historical and Genealogical Museum of Brazoria County, Texas,  three family albums of faded photographs and a leather-bound diary by a person he refers to as “MN” that contain a treasure trove of information about the Wold Newton family. This diary is his primary source of information for his articles, including for the claim that one Walter Carter was John Carter’s nephew, the author of the framing devices in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars series.  In writing “Burroughing Beneath the Page: The Life of Matthew Nicholas Carter,” I wanted to advance another candidate and I discovered that Jess based his description of the Carter nephew on only the first Mars trilogy.  His conclusions didn’t fit the published totality.  So I “outsourced” his diary by claiming that Matthew Nicholas Carter created as gifts for family members a series of “diaries” in which he recorded fictionalized histories of the large family, including photographs both genuine and unrelated to the family; these latter he purchased at various photography studios in the New York and Richmond area and relabeled.  I asserted that Nevins’ source was one of these diaries, and so his conclusions were mistaken.
Inventing sources: I claim that my great-grandfather, Alan Francis Coogan, a former vaudevillian and bar owner, was an agent of The Shadow and connected him with the radio station and the pulp publishers Street and Smith.  Coogan died of alcoholism in 1938, but I claim that he was poisoned--as the real-life Harry Charlot was in 1935; Charlot was a young scriptwriter who is  credited in histories of the radio show with creating the name "The Shadow.”  Because my great-grandfather gave his life in The Shadow’s service, I am able to call upon his organization’s aid, which gives me access to various restricted archives in which I find sources that others have no access to.  Dennis Power and I used these sources in a series of articles on John Carter.
Misrepresent published work: In his hoax biography Tarzan Alive Farmer claims that Burroughs used a form of coding to preserve the identities of the real people they wrote about, but that the coding contains clues that direct the diligent researcher through Burke’s Peerage and Extinct Peerage, and that anyone with enough hard work can follow the clues and track down Tarzan’s real identity, as Farmer claims to have done in his interview with Lord Greystoke.   WN scholars have tried this with Burke’s Peerage and it doesn’t work.
Vandar Ang is a DC Comics supervillain who was exposed to radiation from a meteor and made immortal; he battles Superman and the Justice League.  Kane is an anti-hero from a series of novels by Karl Edward Wagner.  In prehistory (when Conan lived) he was cursed by an Elder God with immortality.  These two characters have been conflated by WN scholars.
Dennis Power argues that the Three Stooges are immortal, which is why their films show them living in different time periods.
The same is true of Buzsla and Ollu.  This immortal pair have told their stories to a number of writers, filmmakers, and cartoonists, and so their stories have been represented in the films of Laurel and Hardy, and Abbot and Costello; and in the animated adventures of the Flintstones, and the comic strip stories of Mutt and Jeff.  Dennis is not saying that Laurel and Hardy are immortal, but that they have taken the stories of these two immortals as source material over and over again. 
The important thing about this slide is that it shows how Dennis Power manipulated the photograph to show what he wanted, including adding the credit line to make it look legitimate.