YMMV items to do with Tomboy the movie
- Broken Base: Is Laure a female-to-male transgender boy, genderqueer, or a tomboy? According to Word of God, this was deliberately left ambiguous, so that a wide range of people could watch the movie and think, "That was my childhood."
- Crowning Moment of Awesome: Laure winning a fight against a boy who was bullying her sister.
- Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: The dance scene.
- Esoteric Happy Ending
- The Woobie: Laure, at the end.
YMMV items to do with Tomboy the comic book
- Darkness-Induced Audience Apathy: Almost every single characters are either corrupt, evil or insane. At the end of Issue 11, one of the two likable characters left, Addison's father, has been killed off.
- Les Yay:
- Jessica and Addison. In the first issue Addison jokes that them having the same ringtone is like they're married, causing Jessica to joke that she should have asked Addison's father for permission. Owen Trent, who was implied to have feelings for Jessica despite their parents' animosity, told Addison that Jessica truly loved her and that were she forced to choose between them she would have chosen Addison. Tragically, this was said at Jessica's funeral, after Addison mercy-killed her following her being tortured by Irene Trent's henchmen.
- Irene and Elena, with the former states that the latter is the most beautiful thing she's ever seen after Elena awakens her power.
- X Meets Y: Goodwin describes it as Sailor Moon meets The Punisher.