Harley Quinn #34

Writer: A.J. Lieberman Artist: Mike Huddleston Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 2, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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7.5User Rating

Harley Quinn ain't exactly the loving, nurturing type. She's more the stab-you-and-pick-your-pocket-before-you-hit-the-floor type. So why is she feeding and protecting an orphaned 11-year-old girl? And why not, when Harley's after a score worth $500,000? Can she keep the kid away from the bounty hunters hot on her trail?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 14, 2003

    I have to say that I'm rather warming up to this book's new hard-boiled approach, as when it first hit the book I have to admit I was annoyed that the humor, and lighthearted escapades had been cast aside. However, while the original story was a bit of a puzzler that left me unimpressed, this current arc is a very entertaining bit of action, that is nicely combined with some fairly amusing character moments. I love the way this book plays up the idea that Harley is a pitiful parent figure to this little girl, as she has trouble providing even the most basic elements of guardianship, such as the fact that one must feed a child. I also enjoyed the street wise child who is in some ways more suited to this current situation than Harley, and the fact that Harley finds herself having to constantly tell herself & the child that all she's looking for from this situation is the $500,000 reward she'll get for delivering the child to the big, bad villains. There's also several cute moments, like Read Full Review

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