Wizards of Waverly Place
|Name:||Wizards of Waverly Place|
|Creator:||Todd J. Greenwald|
|Date(s):||October 12, 2007 – January 6, 2012 (series run)|
August 28, 2009 - Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie
March 15, 2013 - The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex
|Medium:||Live-Action Television Series, Live-Action Films|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
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Wizards of Waverly Place was a Disney Channel fantasy teen television series that had large fandom.
The series is about three wizards-in-training, Alex Russo, Justin Russo, and Max Russo, who are siblings being taught by their father (a former wizard) and going to school while working at their family sandwich shop.
It shares the same universe as Hannah Montana, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, and That's So Raven, which was seen in the crossover episode of Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana. Although That's So Raven characters did not appear in the crossover, Disney Channel previously had a crossover episode with had Raven, Hannah Montana and Zack & Cody.
- Alex Russo, the middle sister
- Justin Russo, the older brother
- Max Russo, the younger brother
- Theresa Russo, their mortal mother
- Jerry Russo, their father who is a former wizard (lost his powers due to marrying a mortal)
- Harper Finkle, Alex's best friend who later discovered the truth about the Russo family
They are often joined by Zeke Beakerman, Justin's best friend, Professor Crumbs, the headmaster for a wizard school, Mr. Laritate, the principal for their high school, and Mason Greyback, a werewolf who dates Alex on-and-off again.
WOWP was a Yuletide fandom and had entries in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Crossovers are fairly common for WOWP. The most popular crossover for WOWP is Camp Rock, often pairing up Alex Russo with one of the Jonas Brothers characters, such as Alex/Nate.
The most popular pairing for WOWP is Justin/Alex, despite the fact it is incest and against TPTB wishes.
Other pairings, however, do exist but are much rarer: Harper/Alex, Max/Justin, Harper/Justin, Harper/Max, Max/Alex, Harper/Zeke, Alex/Mason, Stevie/Alex, Alex/Zeke, Justin/Juliet, Alex/Mason, and Dean/Alex.
- Jalex is the pairing name for Justin/Alex.
- Halex is a pairing name for Alex/Harper.
- Dalex is a pairing name for Dean/Alex.
- Jax is a pairing name for Justin/Max.
- Malex is a pairing name for Max/Alex.
- Marper is a pairing name for Max/Harper.
- Jarper is a pairing name for Justin/Harper.
- Zalex is a pairing name for Zeke/Alex.
- Zarper is a pairing name for Zeke/Harper.
- In Fire, In Ice by moirariordan. The sound of the world falling. (Justin/Alex), 2006.
- Never Kill A Boy On The First Date by amathela. In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer. In this case, she's Alex Russo - one girl in all the world born with the strength and skill to hunt the vampires, to stop the spread of their evil, blah blah blah. She also might be kind of falling in love with her brother. But first, she has an apocalypse to avert. (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fusion, Justin/Alex), 2010
- Dark Side of Today by lonewonderslove. A deadly virus outbreak decimates the Wizard World and sweeps through the mortal world, killing those with magic and turning mortals into monsters. Justin and Alex will need to find strength in each other if they and their small band of friends are to survive. “The world might be ending, but all I need is you.” (Horror, Apocalypse, Justin/Alex), 2011.
- [OTP (WOWP story)|OTP]] by Save Vs. Magic. With 'Charmed and Dangerous' set to become a movie, Alex is shocked to discover the books based on her life are wildly popular. Even more shocking is what some fans are reading between the lines. And most disturbing of all? Justin might be one! (Meta Narrative, Justin/Alex), 2012
- Wizard of Waverly Place tag at Crack Van
Archives and Fannish Links
- Wizards of Waverly Place works at AO3
- Wizards of Waverly Place & crossover works at FFN
- Wizards of Waverly Place works at Adult-Fanfiction.org
- Wizards of Waverly Place tag at TV Fanfiction.
- Wizards of Waverly Place tag at Disney Channel Fic
- Wizards of Waverly Place tag at The Borogoves
- justin_alex, a pairing comm for Alex/Justin
- omgjustinalex, a kink meme for Alex/Justin
- jalexified, another Alex/Justin comm
- zekeharper, a pairing comm for Zeke/Harper
- deviouslovewowp, a pairing comm for Alex/Stevie
- maxandharper, a defunct pairing comm for Max/Harper
- ^ For examples of Alex/Nate, check out Alex/Nate xx3, a FFN community
- ^ At the time of Crack Van's fandom overview (12-1-2011), it had no entries.