Now that Tumblr is taking over fandom, the small 100×100 pictures known as icons or avatars on LiveJournal seem to be losing importance. There was a time when icons were an art in and of themselves with entire communities dedicated to them. Now it seems they’ve fallen prey to Tumlbr, too.

Icon Addicts
Fandom Icons

A few samples:

000008_zps0d304ed3_by_atoms_vibrating

by atoms_vibrating

18jBXzrby_booshsploosh

by booshsploosh

34760_original_by_winterfel

by winterfel

azuremonkey_actor02_by_thefixedfoot

by thefixedfoot

FKWxYRd_by_tricksterings

by tricksterings

pd19_by_ever_maedhros

by ever_maedhros

pd21_by_ever_maedhros

by ever_maedhros

sjPfzDPbytricsterings

by tricksterings

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