Harley Quinn

Amanda Conner

Book - 2014

The cyclone ain’t the only roller coaster in Coney Island…at least, not after Harley Quinn rides into town. When Gotham’s favorite sociopath inherits a building off the famous boardwalk, she feels right at home in the (literal) freakshow. Unfortunately, the legion of bounty hunters after the price on her head seem to know it, too. Who else but Harley Quinn could handle all that Brooklyn’s underbelly has to offer – Russian spies, senior citizens, and rival roller derby teams included –and still have time for a double chili dog or six?

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Subjects
Genres
Comic books, strips, etc
Superhero comics
Science fiction comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Published
New York, NY : DC Comics [2014]-
Language
English
Main Author
Amanda Conner (author)
Other Authors
Jimmy Palmiotti (author), Chad Hardin (illustrator), Stéphane (Comic book artist) Roux (colorist), Alex Sinclair (letterer), Paul Mounts (creator), John J. (Letterer) Hill, Paul Dini, Bruce Timm
Item Description
Originally published in single magazine form in" Harley Quinn #0-8, ©2013, 2014 [v. 1] ; Harley Quinn #9-13, Harley Quinn Futures End #1, Harley Quinn Invades Comic-Con International San Diego #1 [v. 2] ; HARLEY QUINN #14-15, HARLEY QUINN ANNUAL #1, HARLEY QUINN VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL #1, and HARLEY QUINN HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 [v. 3] ; Harley Quinn #17-21, DC Sneak Peek: Harley Quinn #1 and Harley Quinn Road Trip Special #1 [v. 4] ; Harley Quinn 22-25 [v. 5] ; Harley Quinn 26-30 [v. 6]
Physical Description
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN
9781401254155
9781401248925
9781401254780
9781401262525
9781401257644
9781401262532
9781401269289
9781401271985
  • v. 1. Hot in the city
  • v. 2. Power outage
  • v. 3. Kiss kiss bang stab
  • v. 4. Call to arms
  • v. 5. Joker's last laugh
  • v. 6. Black, white and red all over
Review by Publisher's Weekly Review

Collecting the first eight issues of the new "Harley Quinn" comic by co-writers Palmiotti and Conner (Painkiller Jane), this volume also includes a fourth-wall breaking zero issue drawn by mega talents like Bruce Timm, Darwyn Cooke, Jim Lee, and Becky Cloonan. Relocated to Coney Island, Harley Quinn, formerly the Joker's girlfriend, is trying to rebuild her life-landing a job as a therapist, securing a spot on the roller derby team, and taking on the role of landlord for the building she inherited. Local tenants and Poison Ivy are her supporting cast as she tries to fend off a series of bounty hunters while making her fresh start. The book is clearly intended to be zany but occasionally feels oddly heartless; when it should be creating a compelling character arc, instead it doubles down on wacky violence, confusing the fun exterior with a ruthless interior. But Hardin's Harley is lovingly rendered and explosively expressive, a fantastic combination. His pages are slick and pretty and full of high-octane energy, but the fairly realistic style makes the cartoonish violence-heads getting torn off, people bisected by fences, and rhinos stabbing people through the heart-sometimes too real for the cavalier attitude. The result is somewhere between the Looney Tunes and black humor. (Oct.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.