Jem and the Holograms #9 is the 9th issue of the Jem and the Holograms comic book, published by IDW Publishing. It was published on November 18th, 2015. It features the third and final part of the three part story Viral.

Official Synopsis

"Jem and The Holograms commemorate their new video with a huge house party... but that may have been a mistake, as more than one party crasher isn't looking to celebrate their success!"


Jem 09 Onesies The Misfits, Clash and Techrat are crashing The Holograms' Halloween party. The Misfits and Clash are dressed in Skeleton onesies and Techrat is hiding in a large Shower cubicle costume. Behind the shower curtain he has all of his computer equipment hidden, with which he plans to hack The Holograms.
Rio, who is dressed up as a reporter in a suit and glasses, spots a large number of fans in costume are crowding around Jem and hounding her with a ton of questions. He helps her escape to an empty room off the hall. He asks her for an interview, and she tells him that if she decides to do one in the future, she'll contact him. Jem 09 Rio

After Rio gives her a distraction so she can leave in peace, Jem sneaks out of the room to another part of the house, not aware she's being followed by Pizzazz. Jem enters a room and Pizzazz stakes it out, but doesn't notice Jerrica leaving the same room in a different costume. Pizzazz gets a notification on her phone and finds out that Jem and The Holograms are rumoured to be opening for The Misfits' West Coast tour. Pizzazz screams, and storms out of the party.

Jem 09 Jerrica Rio Kiss Jerrica, dressed as the black swan from Swan Lake, meets up with Rio. Rio apologises again for hurting her, and for not telling her about the story he wrote. Jerrica jumps into his arms and kisses him, forgiving him. Kimber spots Stormer, and rushes across the party to meet up with her. Stormer apologises to her, and tells her she had nothing to do with what happened at the Starlight Benefit. Kimber tells her that she knows, and that she knows Stormer would never hurt her. She tells stormer that she couldn't keep lying to her sisters anymore, and that if they're going to date, it has to be out in the open. Stormer kisses her.
Techrat tries to sneak into The Holograms' studio, but Synergy sounds an alarm, and he flees. Later, Techrat explains to Eric that he's sure The Holograms' security is an AI, but that it's technology so advanced that it shouldn't exist. It's too advanced for him to understand. He did find out, however, that there is something "wrong" with it. Jem 09 Synergy
Jem 09 Pizzazz Crash Roxy, Jetta and Stormer realise that Pizzazz has ditched them at the party. They take a taxi home, and Jetta leaves an angry message on Pizzazz's voicemail. Pizzazz, driving home, hears her phone go off and goes to answer it - but in doing so, is distracted from driving. Pizzazz hits the a cliff to the side of the road, which flips and crashes her car, leaving her bloody and unconscious.


Holograms Icon The Holograms Jerrica, Kimber, Aja, Shana, Synergy
Misfits Icon The Misfits Pizzazz, Stormer, Roxy, Jetta
Side Characters Flag Side Characters Rio, Clash, Techrat, Eric, Craig

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Easter Eggs

Karate kid 3 Karate kid 4 Techrat is dressed in the shower costume from the original The Karate Kid movie, and mentions the 2001 remake.
Left shark 2 Left shark Kimber is dressed as Left Shark, a dancer from Katy Perry's 2015 Superbowl half time show which became a meme.
Rio Clark Kent 1 Clark kent Rio is dressed up as DC Comics Superman's journalist alter ego Clark Kent.
Furiosa Furiosa 2 Both Aja and Craig are dressed up as Furiosa from the movie Mad Max: Fury Road.
Black swan Black swan 2 Jerrica is dressed as the titular character from the 2010 movie Black Swan.

Comic AboutCreative TeamCollected EditionsEaster EggsRedesignsUnused Content
Universe SongsLocationsHomes
Issues Jem 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
Misfits 12345
Infinite Holograms: 135
Misfits: 246
Dimensions 1234
Characters Holograms JerricaKimberShanaAjaRayaSynergy
Misfits PizzazzStormerRoxyJettaBlaze
Stingers RiotRaptureMinx
Other ClashCraigEliseEmmettEricThe FoxGretaJacquiLin-ZMadmartiganMs BaileyRioSilicaTechratThe Starlight GirlsTonyRegine CesaireMr. Alonso