Jem and the Holograms #7 is the 7th issue of theJem and the Holograms comic book, published by IDW Publishing. It was published on September 16th, 2015. It features the first part of the three part story Viral.
"Jerrica and her sisters face their biggest threat yet—success! Meanwhile, The Misfits aren’t taking these upstarts laying down... as they find themselves under new management..."
At her home, Jerrica is panicking about how to manage the band, and feels in over her head. Aja and Shana help her to prioritise. Aja leaves to go out on a date with Craig - they go dirtbiking, and they kiss.
Synergy hears Kimber crying in her room, and goes to her. Kimber feels she can't trust Stormer anymore, which makes her feel she can't trust anyone. Synergy encourages Kimber to talk to her sisters about her worries. Kimber tells Synergy that she reminds her of her Mom.
In the bookstore coffee shop, Stormer is struggling to write the song The Truth In Me. She gives up and leaves a voicemail on someone's phone. Stormer had told Kimber that she would be at the bookstore all day if she wanted to see her, but Kimber never arrived.
At their home, Jerrica finds out that Rio has written a glowing review of The Misfits' concert. Rio visits, and he apologises for hurting her. He tells her that while he doesn't particularly like The Misfits, they are a good band and that they deserved an honest review, regardless of his feelings for Jerrica. He reveals that he's been asked to write a feature piece about Jem. Meanwhile - Shana submits an online application for a fashion internship in Milan, Italy.
At 5x5 Records, The Misfits are being reprimanded by Elise Harcourt for their unprofessional behaviour at the Vs! Battle Competition, which lead to a lot of bad publicity for the band, because they were upstaged by Jem and The Holograms. Elise tells them that the record company have hired them a manager - Eric Raymond. After Elise leaves, Eric reveals his plan - to make The Misfits back into a successful band, but in doing so, take down Jem and The Holograms. His plan immediately gains Pizzazz's approval. Eric asks Techrat to hack Jem and The Holograms to try and gain information about them.