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    Jem and the Holograms 
  • Color-Coded Characters: Pink (Jerrica/Jem), red (Kimber), blue (Aja), purple (Shana), gold (Raya).
  • Four-Girl Ensemble: Kimber ("childish"), Aja ("mannish"), Jem ("sexy"), and Shana ("admirable").
  • Four-Philosophy Ensemble: Cynic (Aja), Optimist (Kimber), Realist (Jerrica), Conflicted/Apathetic (Shana)
  • Good Is Not Nice: Not nearly the flat good girls they were in the cartoon; they're shown getting angry and even arguing with each other a lot more often.
  • Happily Adopted: Aja and Shana are Kimber's and Jerrica's foster sisters, apparently part of their family from when they were at least a bit younger than their cartoon counterparts. It's unknown if they were formally adopted, however, since they still use their birth surnames. More is made of it here than in the cartoon, where Aja and Shana were not referred to as Jerrica and Kimber's sisters.
  • Parental Abandonment: Emmett Benton is dead (he died when they were all adults except Kimber, though). We have no idea what happened to Jacqui.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Shana and Aja were treated more as "family by choice" than sisters in the cartoon. In this continuity, they were the only foster children seen in the Benton family, unlike the show, where they were the forerunners of Starlight House.
  • Sibling Team: They're four siblings in a band together. No one realizes that Jem is their sister though.

Jerrica Benton/Jem
Manager, songwriter / lead singer of Jem and The Holograms
  • '80s Hair: Almost entirely subverted, deliberately, with the rest of the fashion updates. She has more hair now as Jem than she ever did in the Eighties, but it's all in styles that are modern and sleek, or things like sidecuts.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: Her Shrinking Violet tendencies are new to the comic continuity.
  • Becoming the Mask: She's spending more and more time as Jem, and as pointed out by Aja and Kimber in issue #21 she's even starting to think of Jem and Jerrica as two different people and it's scaring them. She didn't think of going out with Riot as cheating on Jerrica's boyfriend, because she did it as Jem.
  • Clark Kenting: Subverted. Jerrica looks completely different than Jem and is several inches shorter than her.
  • The Hero: Still wielding nearly-magical powers. Her father left her Synergy and control of the earrings hoping that she would find herself.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: She has soft blue eyes that accentuate her Nice Girl personality.
  • Love at First Sight: In an inverse of the cartoon, Jem appears totally dazzled by Riot when they first meet, even seeing stars. Everyone Can See It, comment unimpressed Aja and Kimber.
  • Meganekko: Wore glasses when she was younger and still does, with increasing frequency. Might be a sly reference to the original Hasbro Jerrica doll outfits always coming with sunglasses.
  • Official Couple: With Rio.
  • Only Sane Man: A big part of her story in the comics is her frustration over being the only member of her family really dedicated to the whole 'Jem' thing, with the others (especially Kimber) all distracted by their personal lives.
  • Pink Heroine: The comic cranks this Up to Eleven from the cartoon by having Jerrica wear much more pink than before.
  • Rapunzel Hair: As Jerrica she keeps her hair short but as Jem her hair is almost as long as she is tall.
  • Sexier Alter Ego: Exaggerated compared to the cartoon— Jem's now half a foot taller and looks like a model, complete with revealing outfits. It's impossible not to notice due to the differences between original-Jerrica and short, shy, awkward, IDW-Jerrica.
  • Stage Fright: Jerrica has performance anxiety around anyone who isn't family. This spurred her to create Jem.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Jem is literally the only one who can go toe-to-toe with Pizzazz.
  • The Workaholic: Jerrica does her tasks through and through.
  • You Gotta Have Pink Hair: As Jem.

Kimber Benton
Keyboardist and songwriter
  • Adaptational Sexuality: Kimber had some Ambiguously Bi subtext with Stormer in the cartoon, but here she is gay and dating Stormer. There are some minor elements in early issues suggesting she's actually bi, but her interest in Stormer is given a lot more attention. In the first Valentine's issue she's grossed-out to discover she kissed a guy.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: She's extremely workshy, is glued to her phone, and has almost no concentration span, often arriving late to important meetings or events. Jerrica finds this all absolutely infuriating at times.
  • Big Little Sister: Is the tallest Hologram despite being the youngest.
  • Fiery Redhead: Discovering Clash was part of the Misfits' entourage ripped this out of her. Kimber definitely has a raging, screaming temper.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: She's the youngest and most excitable Hologram member.
  • Genki Girl: She has been toned down a little compared to her cartoon counterpart, but is still unfailingly the bubbliest, most outgoing and most energetic of the Holograms.
  • Official Couple: With Stormer. Probably the central Offical Couple of the title.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: Her hair is a pinkish red and she's quite a social character.
  • Smitten Teenage Girl: She's committed to Stormer though it was noted that, when single, she was easily smitten by girls. Her bio even lists "Girls" as one of her likes.
  • Womanchild: She's the youngest, but manages to act even younger than she actually is. She's impulsive, unrealistic, extremely self centered and relentlessly enthusiastic, and her dream sequence in the annual is based on the Muppet Babies cartoon.

Aja Leith:

Shana Elmsford
  • Adaptational Curves: She's more curvy than before.
  • Black and Nerdy: Loves Star Wars. Her 'prized possession' is a rare variant Revenge of the Jedi poster.
  • Fashion Designer: She is a promising, up-and-coming fashion designer. As in the show she leaves the band to try to enter that field. Despite having more professional success this time with an impromptu fashion show, she still returns to the band.
  • The Fashionista: It comes with being a fashion designer.
  • Hartman Hips: Another example of moving away from the Barbie-doll physique all the characters had originally.
  • The Heart: The peacemaker and nurturer of the group.
  • Official Couple: With Tony.
  • Shy Blue-Haired Girl: It's purple but has the same effect. She's the most soft spoken band member.
  • You Gotta Have Purple Hair


    The Misfits 
  • Adaptational Jerkass: The Misfits are still the antagonists and still very much not nice girls (except Stormer), but it's slyly demonstrated that each of the band stands solely on their own. Pizzazz's temper is even worse, and feels she literally cannot trust anyone in her life. Roxy and Jetta aren't down each other's throats anymore, but they'd just as easily laugh if one was the butt of a joke. Pizzazz, Roxy, and Jetta still gang up on Stormer, but Stormer is actually more likely to snark back at them, insult them and even scream at them, unafraid to stand up to even Pizzazz. Clash in the cartoons also wouldn't have tried to seriously injure, or outright murder, Jem like that.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Amazingly, the writers have managed to invoke this alongside Adaptational Jerkass. The Misfits as a whole are a legitimately talented band deserving of the praise they get, and unlike the Misfits of the cartoon they aren't willing to submit to extreme and convoluted sabotage plans to get the Holograms out of the way. The antagonism between the Misfits and the Holograms started out of a misunderstanding due to Clash's (non-ordered) trashing of the benefit concert. While looking for a new singer after Pizzazz is injured in the car crash, the other three make it clear this is only a temporary situation to their manager. When they hear Clash's horrific singing voice, the girls are not eager to tell Clash how bad she is, and when they do, they tell her not to feel bad since none of them can sing lead either. This is a step up from the Misfits who would've insulted Clash to her face and left her in the dust. After Pizzazz recovers and comes back to reclaim her spot in the band, the old one would've mocked Blaze and kicked her out, but here she actually praises Blaze's musical talents and opens up a new regular spot for her her. She even understands when Blaze later admits her dream of being a lead singer is more important to her than being a Misfit, and will eventually leave the band over it.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: They're jerks, but attempted murder is definitely not something they're okay with.
  • Evil Virtues: Determination, Honor and Loyalty.
  • Four-Girl Ensemble: Roxy ("childish"), Jetta ("mannish"), Pizzazz ("sexy"), and Stormer ("admirable").
  • Hidden Depths: All of them have these in spades. It's most obvious with Stormer, but it doesn't take long before it becomes clear that all the Misfits have more going on with them than is apparent at first glance. Which is how they manage to be both Adaptational Jerkasses and Adaptational Nice Guys.
  • Honor Before Reason: In the Christmas Special issue, the Misfits (except Stormer) weren't willing to go along with the Secret Santa exchange with the Holograms. That changed when Stormer said the Holograms were definitely buying stuff for them. Jetta reasoned if they didn't buy anything for the Holograms, it'd make them look like complete assholes. Well, bigger assholes than they usually are.
  • Not So Different: Roxy and Jetta share a love for boxing...and a hatred of one another, but only at first, before the main storyline. It's hinted that their mutual love for boxing is what led them to stop hating each other and become friends.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: They exclusively go by their Stage Names. Even Kimber calls Stormer by hers. Clash technically doesn't need one but she is a Misfits wannabe.
  • The Rival: To Jem and the Holograms.
  • Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: They fear the Holograms becoming threats to their careers and thus do their best to derail the Holograms' popularity... which often fails and leads the Holograms to becoming threats to their careers.

Pizzazz (Phyllis Gabor)
Frontwoman of The Misfits
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Her natural hair seems to be black instead of green.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: There's a lot more open warmth towards her teammates here than there was in the cartoon. She could still be compassionate in the original when the mood strikes, but here her Hidden Heart of Gold is less hidden. In The Misfits spinoff she's even shown assaulting a fat shamer and getting arrested for it to make him shut up about Stormer's weight.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: She's shown to be more serious about music and the music business than before.
  • Berserk Button: Too many to count; it doesn't take a lot to set her off... but if you want a truly violent reaction, then you hurt any of the other Misfits, especially Stormer.
    Stormer: You can't just attack everyone who's cruel to me.
    Pizzazz: Yes, I can.
  • Career-Ending Injury: Subverted. Her car accident left her low, depressed, and unable to speak at normal volume for quite some time. As of issue #16, she's back to work.
  • Color-Coded Eyes: Has green eyes with yellow centers. They fit the 'green with envy' cliche.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When in a good mood. When not in a good mood is more like "Loud, Angry Snarker."
  • Delinquent Hair: A mohawk is her default style but whatever hairstyle she wears it counts as this, besides when she lets her hair down around the house.
  • The Determinator: One of her most consistent admirable traits. Whenever she has set a goal for herself, she does not give up on it, even if it seems completely hopeless.
  • Gamer Chick: She plays first-person shooters.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: She screams bloody murder and throws huge tantrums for even the smallest things. She's quite scary when angered, to the point that her bandmates usually take a couple steps back from her.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Leather is one of Pizzazz's four (and only) "loves". The others being Music and Curly Fries, and most of all, her cat.
  • Hidden Depths: Pizzazz is showing plenty of these as the comic moves along. It's shown that she's aware she has a problem in regards to her temper and feels frustrated about it. She absolutely adores her cat, to the point that when Jem gives her a collar for her cat as a Christmas present in the music company's secret Santa, Pizzazz in return gives her a bag full of essentials every front girl of a band should have, including 500 dollars. On another occasion, she refuses to allow Stormer to add a soft ballad song that she wrote into their new album, and when Stormer complains, Pizzazz calmly admits to Stormer that she genuinely likes the song, but can't add it because it doesn't complement the more hardcore vibe of their new album, and promises Stormer that she will try to fit it into their next album. And then there's the fact that after Pizzazz has a car accident and is taken to a hospital, Stormer finds out that Pizzazz listed her as her emergency contact. And if that wasn't enough, in issue 16 upon her return, she gives Blaze great praise in her performance as the temporary front woman of the band and officially welcomes her into the band as a full-time Misfit.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: She can be quite soft-hearted, but she will deny that for as long as she possibly can.
    "And don't tell anyone we hugged! I'll deny it!"
  • Informed Judaism: Mentions it in the Christmas issue.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: A flashback in The Misfits #1 reveals that neither of her parents showed up for her custody hearing.
  • Morality Pet: Her cat Madmartigan. Also, Stormer occasionally fills the role.
  • Multicolored Hair: Her hair has highlights.
  • Never My Fault:
    • Downplayed. Pizzazz cops to her own flaws a few times noting her temper and unprofessionalism is hurting the band. At times this can lapse into blaming the Holograms, but more often than not that's just a knee-jerk reaction from her temper.
    • She pretty much sums up her flirtation with this trope in the first issue of The Misfit special, where she claims their problems are all her own fault... before her rant eventually goes off topic to why it's all Jem's fault. Eric points this out, and Pizzazz settles on it being both.
  • Proud to Be a Geek: Pizzazz isn't ashamed of her more stereotypical 'nerdy' hobbies.
  • Rich Bitch: Her father is rich at least.
  • Spoiled Brat: Is prone to tantrums. Though it's mostly averted compared to the cartoon. In the cartoon, Pizzazz would instantly run to her dad to get him to get her what she wanted or solve a problem with his money, but in this version, Pizzazz would much rather do things herself.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She stands at 5'11, half-a-foot taller than Roxy, Jetta, and Stormer.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Her green eyes have a yellow center.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: She comes across as this in regards to the Holograms. When Kimber starts a food fight with the Misfits after recognizing Clash and figuring it's Clash who got Aja injured, the executives in charge of the band contest expel the Holograms because Kimber started the fight. Surprising everyone, Pizzazz tries (unsuccessfully) to convince the executives to not kick the Holograms out and allow them to compete, because she wants the Misfits to beat the Holograms fair and square.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: One of the few things she likes is curly fries.
  • When She Smiles: Pizzazz is near constantly sneering or pouting however when she give a genuine smile she can be rather cute.
  • You Gotta Have Green Hair: Though it's made pretty clear that it's dyed. Her natural hair color is black.

Roxy (Roxanne Pelligrini)
  • Big Eater: It's a Running Gag to show her eating or mentioning food.
    Jetta: Roxy already ate all the chips!
    Roxy: Liar! I only ate two bags. There are three!
  • Deceased Parents Are the Best: Misfits #4 showed Roxy had a really kind and understanding father. When Roxy confessed to him she couldn't read he wasn't angry or disappointed he just reassured her she wasn't dumb, they find a tutor and things would be okay. Then he died.
  • The Ditz: Really comes across as this often, though she has the occasional moment where she says something insightful, in her own way.
  • Dumb Muscle: She's quite muscular, but also a ditz.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Jetta, which is a definite change from the original cartoon. In the comic, Roxy and Jetta are best friends and are usually seen together. As the Misfits mini-series reveals, it was Roxy who suggested Jetta join the band, heavily fangirling over her angry, in-your-face style.
  • Never Learned to Read: Her bio states it but it has yet to come up in the main comics, other than a passing mention of her hating Twitter (a social site that, obviously, requires that people know how to read). This is addressed at last in Misfits #4, where where Roxy reveals in a flashback that she's always had hard time but things just went so fast she couldn't keep up and just started pretending she could. She's tried many time to learn but just can't.
  • The Runaway: Ran away from home when she was around 13 shortly after her father died.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Nobody knows why, but Roxy really loves bagels. (Possibly having something to do with the fact that she's from Philadelphia. Where they make cream cheese.)

Stormer (Mary Phillips)
Keyboardist, songwriter

Jetta (Sheila Burns)
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Jetta went from being the most mean Misfit who barely seemed to like her friends to being on good terms with Roxy and decent terms with the others.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: She's still very much a mean girl but it has been toned down and she's friendly in a way the cartoon version never was. She's no longer presented as the worst Misfit, and nowhere is this presented better than in issue 10, when after learning of Pizzazz's car accident, she's as worried as the other Misfits, instantly rushes to the hospital and even sneaks Pizzazz's beloved cat, Madmartigan, into the room to cheer Pizzazz up.
  • Fake Brit: In universe, she is really an American named Prudence from the South, as revealed in The Misfits issue 5.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Roxy. Whereas in the cartoon the two couldn't stand each other, here they're close friends and Jetta even joined the Misfits on Roxy's insistence.
  • The Lad-ette: She might look the least outrageous and intimidating of the IDW Misfits, but she's the one who loves brawls, booze, and sports.
  • Multicolored Hair: Black dreadlocks with white streaks, and later on also black and white afro and afro puffs.
  • Race Lift: She's black (but still British {or is she?}) in the comic reboot. This is actually a case of reinserting the creator's original vision. According to Campbell, Jetta is specifically half-Japanese and half-black.
  • Secret Keeper: Until the rest of the band found out at the end of the miniseries, she was the only one who knew that Roxy was couldn't read.
  • Token Minority: Before the Stingers hit town, she's the only non-American in the cast. Later retconned.

Clash (Constance Montgomery)
Groupie and lackey of The Misfits
  • Adaptational Villainy: Clash seen here is willing to actually kill, or at least seriously injure, the Holograms when they start to threaten the popularity of the Misfits.
  • Ascended Extra: Clash has a much bigger presence with the group than she did in the cartoon. By the Misfits' own solo series she's the Sixth Ranger.
  • Dreadful Musician: She tries out for replacing Pizzazz. The other Misfits agree that the previous Terrible Interviewees Montage were nothing compared to the hell that is her singing voice.
  • Groupie: She is a Misfits groupie who wishes to become one.
  • Multicolored Hair: Has red hair with blue highlights.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: Her sabotage at the Starlight Foundation benefit actually gave the Holograms a popularity boost.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite her callous Jerkass nature, she does genuinely care for Pizzazz, and she can be surprisingly sweet to Blaze.
  • Poisonous Friend: Zigzagged. She recruits her good hearted friend Blaze into the plot to kill the Holograms, but does the dirty work herself at least. Her later scenes with Blaze on the other hand are Pet the Dog incarnate, and stand out given her normal demeanor.

    The Stingers 
  • Early-Bird Cameo: The Stingers showed up as a poster in Aja's bedroom in an early issue. (Irony considering Aja was the one who disliked them most in the show.)
  • Out of Focus: Their story arc had several other things going on and never even saw the band having a conversation with all four members. Despite a cover tease, Rapture is just as Flat a character as in the cartoon, and lacking her show development, Minx is possibly flatter. With the comic ending in issue 26 and the Stingers not currently billed in Jem and the Holograms: Infinite, it's unknown how much more of them we'll see.
    • Riot, Minx, and Rapture get one single panel in the January 2019 Jem 20/20 reunion one-shot. (The Misfits are inducted into the Hall of Fame; the Stingers are touring casinos.) It's pretty safe to say the Stingers remain the non-priority Demoted to Extra they always have been for IDW.

Riot (Rory Llewelyn)
Lead Vocalist
  • Demoted to Extra: From a Magnificent Bastard and Jem's other love interest with serious screen time and backstory in nine episodes... to a somewhat manipulative guy smitten with Jem who gets the Misfits fired, does nothing but sigh over Jem, and we never see any of his relationship with Jem, who dumps him, repeatedly. He doesn't even appear in the final issue of the title. It's lampshaded, perhaps, in issue 25, when he talks about mourning all of the adventures he and Jem will never get to have. Arrrrrgh.
  • It's All About Me: Is described in issue 22 as being obsessed with "himself, himself, himself, and Jem". He's a well-mannered and even apologetic variant of this, but he lets his band disintegrate while he pursues her. Minx and Rapture angrily call him out on this.
  • Long-Haired Pretty Boy: Just like in the cartoons, he is an attractive man with flowing long hair. Unlike in the cartoons, his face isn't weathered and his look is much more androgynous, making this trope apply even more.
  • Love at First Sight: The first words out of his mouth when he appears in the comics are "She is magnificent." [Rapture: "Ugh. Which one?"] "Jem, of course." The first time he sees Jem close enough to be able to interact with her it's pretty clear he's supposed to be feeling the attraction to her he did in the cartoon. Amusingly this is when she and Pizzazz are having a screaming match.
  • Manipulative Bastard: A given, but without Jem in his sights it's doubtful he'd tell the record label to drop the Misfits in exchange for signing the Stingers.
  • Race Lift: In the cartoon both of his parents are white but, according to Campbell, Riot in the comics is half-Asian.
  • Rapunzel Hair: His is now longer than Minx's.

Rapture (Phoebe Ashe)
  • Multicolored Hair: Her bandmates all have solid platinum hair. Hers is liberally streaked with black.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Like Jem and Pizzazz, Rapture is 5'11", and is the tallest of her band in this universe.

Minx (Ingrid Kruger)

Raya (Carmen Alonso)
  • Adaptational Curves: In keeping with the title's aim of diversity and body positivity.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: She has dark pink hair in the cartoons but is a blonde here.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Entirely subverted; she's originally part of a rival band, sure, but does nothing that could be considered remotely villainous or even mean, and is the same kindhearted, helpful Nice Girl as in the show.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Shows up like this and remains like this, so it wasn't entirely part of the Stingers' image.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Leaves the Stingers to join Jem and the Holograms in issue 23.
  • Token Good Teammate: The Stingers remain as morally ambiguous as ever but Raya's behavior is unimpeachable.


Eric Raymond
The manager of the Misfits.

Rio Pacheco
A music reporter and Jerrica's boyfriend.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: His clingier and more easily agitated aspects have been toned down heavily. This is noticeable when comparing the comics reference to the infamous "Rio kicks a flowerpot" scene. In the cartoon he angrily storms off, while in the comic he apologizes and then fixes it.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: Rio cranked down on his snappishness and is no longer a jealous sort of guy. He also dislikes Jem now because at this point he's socialized with the other Holograms and Jem's a fake person who only shows up for performances, so it looks to him like Jem's a primadonna who fobs off her share of the work on the rest of the band and thinks she's too good to spend time with people like them. His opinion of her gets slightly better (thanks to Jerrica taking the time and care to make Jem look more social, kind and professional) but it's still just cordial and nothing else.
  • Berserk Button: As a reporter, Rio loathes the thought of taking advantage of people's pain to write news stories. When his boss tells him to interview the Misfits and write a story about Pizzazz's accident, Rio doesn't want to do so, knowing the Misfits are in a painful situation right now. When his boss tells him to do so or be fired, Rio is beyond furious.
  • Official Couple: With Jerrica.
  • Sympathy for the Devil : Rio initially hated the Misfits, yet as the comic has gone on he's become increasingly willing to defend them to others. He was genuinely upset when Pizzazz was hurt, and reacts very negatively to the idea of writing a story taking advantage of it.
  • You Gotta Have Purple Hair

A supercomputer created by Jerrica and her sisters' deceased father, Emmett Benton.

Eric's freelance technical consultant.

Craig Philips

Stormer's older brother, Aja's love interest.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: While in no way unattractive before he's made more fashionable instead of permanently wearing a polo.
  • Ambiguously Jewish: According to Campbell, Craig and Stormer are of Middle Eastern and Israeli descendance. This means they could be Jewish.
  • Ascended Extra: Only appears in a few episodes however in the comics he appears far earlier and has more of a presence. Also in the comic he's much more "Aja's boyfriend" than "Stormer's brother"; it actually goes six issues between introducing him and identifying him as Stormer's brother.
  • Official Couple: With Aja.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair

Blaze (Leah Dwyer)
"A talented guitarist and vocalist. She admires the Misfits, and also has an interest in mysticism."
  • Ascended Fangirl: Pizzazz makes her an official Misfit in issue 16 and she's now a part of the band for good.
  • Canon Foreigner: Is a comic original character.
  • Cuddle Bug: She likes hugging. Pizzazz isn't too enthusiastic about this trait of hers.
  • Multicolored Hair: Red and blonde.
  • Nice Girl: She's infallibly kind, pleasant, eager to please and good hearted, which makes her friendship with Clash all the more odd.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: It isn't given an in-series reason but she only goes by "Blaze".
  • The Sixth Ranger: Sort of. She stood in for Pizzazz as the lead singer in the Misfits while Pizzazz was still healing from the car crash. She feared this would be the end of the arrangement, but Pizzazz told her she really brought something to the band and made her a full time member soon after.
  • Token Good Teammate : Not that the Misfits are evil, but she's so pleasant and passive that she makes Stormer look edgy.
  • Trans Tribulations: Subverted. She feels the need to come out as trans to her new all-girls band. No one has any issue with her being transgender.
  • Transgender: She's a trans woman. Despite her worries, the Misfits prove to have no reaction to this whatsoever.

Elise Harcourt

Owner of Five by Five Records.



A replacement drummer for the Holograms who's a plant for the Misfits.
  • Canon Foreigner: She is a new character to the comics.
  • The Mole: Hired by Pizzazz to sabotage the band and dig up dirt for blackmail.

Video (Vivien Montgomery)

Clash's cousin, who just happens to be an obsessed fan of the Holograms and thus enjoys looking for ways to screw with Clash, and thereby, the Misfits thinking it'll help Jem.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the original cartoon she was an award winning filmmaker and a Sixth Ranger for the Holograms, often lending a hand whenever her cousin was helping the Misfits try to sabotage Jem. Here, she's a Loony Fan with a tendency to spy on people and willing to mess up whatever Clash is doing if she thinks it'll screw with the Misfits. She's essentially been given Clash's worst tendencies.
  • Berserk Button: Don't ever imply the Misfits are better than the Holograms in her presence.
  • Demoted to Extra: Was a reoccurring character in the cartoon since season one. Here, she didn't debut until Jem: Dimensions #1, two years after the first comic was released, while her cousin has been a supporting character from the beginning.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Her deepest secret is that she actually does care about her cousin a lot, and after stealing Madmartigan with Graphix and Shade, she doesn't seem too proud of herself.
  • Loony Fan: She stalks the Holograms alongside Graphix and Shade, and even has a full body pillow with Kimber's image printed on it.

Graphix (Gwendolyn Snider)

A graffiti artist and unabashed internet troll who stalks the Holograms.
  • Adaptational Curves: Has got a much more curvy, chubby body than the original planned character. Her profile art puts emphasis on her hips.
  • Adaptational Personality Change: She's been completely reinvented in the personality department. The original character was planned as a member of the Misfits and Stingers' entourage hired by Eric Raymond to promote the bands and inflict sabotage on the Holograms. Here, Graphix is a Loony Fan of the Holograms, stalking them alongside Video and Shade, trolling internet pages, and screwing with Clash for the sake of messing with the Misfits.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: After stealing Madmartigan, she openly gushes how much she loves being evil.
  • Dummied Out: Graphix was a character designed and planned for the cartoon, but the show was cancelled before she could appear. Sophie Campbell gave her a design and fleshed out her personality in ways the original concept didn't explore, making this version of the character the first to appear in any officially licensed and published material.
  • Poisonous Friend: It's implied she's the one who comes up with most of the schemes to screw with Clash and the Misfits.
  • Troll: Narration even describes her as an online troll.


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