Before we bid Ooo adieu, let’s look back and celebrate Princess Bubblegum and Marceline’s journey from subtext to maintext to happily ever after.
“From now on, we’re a we.”
Co-creator, Shadi Petosky is a trans woman and the cast is absolutely packed with queer and trans voice actors like Stephanie Beatriz, Jasika Nicole, Angelica Ross, Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Tyler Ford, Jazz Jennings, Laura Zak and Petosky herself.
Nickelodeon’s beloved show introduced a pair of gay dads last season, and now one of their main characters is queer!
This week, it’s a cartoon. Next week, maybe I’ll write you a poem in the sky from inside a hot air balloon! Or, you know, just use my words. It’ll be an adventure. Me, you, and my Philips GoLITE BLU Energy Light, slogging through the snow and sunless days together.
Up until now, the assumption had been that Garnet was a single Gem like Pearl and Amethyst. However, the truth is much more romantic.
Stormer and Kimber will be a couple in the new Jem and the Holograms comic book, but they were kind of already a couple in the ’80s cartoon.