If you love Jem and the Holograms as much as I do, then I have some sad news to share. IDW's popular title, based on the truly outrageous 1980s cartoon of the same name, will be ending this spring.Read More
Metaverse Makeovers Creates Augmented Reality Nail Art Inspired by She-Ra, Jem and the Holograms, and Sailor Moon
Thea Baumann's glam-tech fashion company Metaverse Makeovers wants you to feel as cool as the Sailor Senshi do right when they begin a transformation sequence. Have you ever wanted a set of press-on nails that also causes sparkles and holographic backgrounds to appear all around you? Then you're in luck.Read More
I'm not gonna miss Sophie Campbell's artwork at all! I'M FINE!
IDW's comic adaptation of Jem and the Holograms has been one of the most refreshing reads I've come across in a long time. Writer Kelly Thompson is the queen of making already-existing properties and characters feel like they're brand-spanking new. Artist Sophie Campbell's pencils have so much infectious joy and life in them that she was the perfect choice for Jem and the Holograms, and her work was a huge part of the draw. Sadly, Campbell's time with the Holograms is at an endRead More
Women being in rock bands wasn't “normal” – it was cool and special, but it was the exception, and it posed unique challenges.Read More
Here we are, back at it again with a brand new edition of Pull Wisely! Sure, this one's just a little bit late, but better late than never, right?Read More
The Mary Sue Interview: Sophie Campbell Talks Dark Jem, Music, and the Power of Fictional Representation
IDW's Jem and the Holograms continues to be one of the most downright fun comics out there right now, but artist Sophie Campbell and writer Kelly Thompson manage to balance sincere, positive representation of important issues with all that fun (it's almost as if the two things aren't mutually exclusive!).Read More
Welcome back to Pull Wisely, featuring ten comic book issues that we plan to pick up tomorrow, February 10th, 2016.Read More
Hey all! Welcome to another edition of Pull Wisely, brought to you by your very own TMS Pull Wisely crew: Maddy Myers, Teresa Jusino, and myself, Jessica Lachenal. Every week we bring you our top ten picks for brand new comics coming out this week. So without much further ado, here are our Pull Wisely pulls for the week of Wednesday, January 27th, 2016.Read More
It’s my turn again here at Pull Wisely, and this week my spotlight review is of Marvel Comics' newest (and weirdest!) ongoing comic, Weirdworld #1. Get ready for epic high-fantasy adventures, a witty banter factor of a bajillion, and two nuanced female protagonists. I know, right? Two female leads in one book? Madness!Read More
I expect Jem and the Holograms is really going to stink up the box office this weekend. But it did not stink up my heart.Read More
Cinefix imagines a world in which we all grew up with Mad Max: Fury Road and the inevitable arcade game it would've had in the 1990s. Check out what that that might have looked like in the video above!Read More
What are you waiting for? Get on the Jem train!
Welcome to the new Pull Wisely, TMS’ video comic review series! Join me as I go in-depth into a new comic.Read More
Welcome to the new Pull Wisely, TMS' new video comic review series! Join the illustrious Jessica Lachenal and me as we go in-depth into a new comic. We’ll be offering reviews, critiques, and all sorts of thinks and feels about a brand new issue every single week… when we’re not making dumb jokes and puns about it. You know how things go around here at The Mary Sue.Read More
Pizzazz isn't bad, just misunderstood.
If you're not reading IDW's Jem and the Holograms right now, what are you even doing with your life?Read More
If you're not reading Jem and the Holograms (IDW) or Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps (Marvel), you're missing out on two of the best feminist titles on the shelves right now, and those books have one very important element in common - writer, Kelly Thompson. If you love awesome women in the comics industry, today's your lucky day!Read More
Christy Marx has been involved in pretty much every geek corner of entertainment possible, most visibly in the 1980s with the Saturday morning cartoon series Jem and the Holograms and her creator-owned comic book series, The Sisterhood of Steel. From comics to animation to computer games to mobile games and beyond, Marx has kept pace with emerging technology and helped shape the ever-shifting zeitgeist.Read More
Or don't. Hey, I don't know your musical taste.
We're still not sure what to make of this movie, so have another trailer! This one is music video-style, so it has even less plot/story detail than usual, but good luck getting the song out of your head ever.Read More
Thoughts, gang?Read More
The upcoming Jem and the Holograms film has been met with a lot of concern from fans of the original cartoon, and this recent behind-the-scenes featurette feels like a half-hearted attempt to answer to those concerns. The video is peppered with references to the cartoon, with phrases like "outrageous" and "showtime synergy" repeated by the live-action stars, as well as actual clips of the cartoon juxtaposed with some of the film's best outfits and makeup shots.Read More
You're getting warmer...
Hayley Kiyoko, who will play lead guitarist Aja Leith in the upcoming Jem and the Holograms movie, discussed her own music and the queerness in the film in an interview with After Ellen.Read More