Harley Quinn #27

Writer: A.J. Lieberman Artist: Mike Huddleston Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 11, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
6.0Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

Harley gets down to business in her guise as a psychiatrist, but the parade of troubled folks she encounters makes her look sane. Meanwhile, Harley is still wanted for the murder of a police officer, and she’s got some very hot stolen goods on her to boot. Plus, don’t miss her all-new--sort of--costume, and delight as she gets shot not once, but twice. All the action, all the drama and a few jokes thrown in for good measure.

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 22, 2002

    I have to say that I'm not overly convinced that this new direction is a good move, as Harley Quinn has pretty much been robbed of any sense of fun & whimsy that made this book stand out from the crowd, and the darker plot we've been given feels a bit thin. I mean Harley Quinn is framed for the murder of a police officer, and as such she's a hunted woman with a group on her trail that would just as soon shoot her dead. The book does have itself some exciting moments, as when Harley Quinn is shot I must confess I was impressed by how dire that one page of her bleeding, unmoving body appeared. There's also some nice little details like the revelation that the super-villain community has itself its own tailor who designs their costumes for them. Still this issue does have itself a rather familiar plot, and the book also feels a bit scattered & disorganized as A.J. Lieberman has adopted a writing style that doesn't really flow forward, but rather it jerks its way from scene to scene like t Read Full Review

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