Harley Quinn #34

Writer: Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti Artist: Chad Hardin, John Timms Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 10, 2018 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 6
8.2Critic Rating
6.8User Rating

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"That's All, Folks!" After four years and nearly a hundred issues, the era-defining run of Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti has reached its end! Where will Harley go from here? Who's coming with her? Is she gonna be...okay? Like, really? Because we're all a little worried about her...

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Danny Saab Jan 15, 2018

    Go read it! It's such a great and fun story you'd regret it if you didn't. The last thing I want to add is a big thank you to Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti for the 34 issues they've given us. Not only that, but for taking a character that has been treated unfairly many times in the media as nothing more then a floozy, psychopath, or a glorified punching bag for the Joker, and gave her a purpose, character, and a soul. I for one have always been a fan ofConnor and Palmiotti's, and can't wait to see what they're next endeavor will be. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Jan 10, 2018

    The issue of the supporting players whose names I never bothered to learn is addressed within the book, and perhaps future issues will see a slight reduction in cast. Meanwhile, new readers can look forward to Harley Quinn #35 being a good jumping on point. Read Full Review

  • 10
    The Batman Universe - David Finn Jan 11, 2018

    A classy, funny exit issue for the Conner-Palmiotti team. This has been a landmark run for Harley, which has both deepened the world and inner life of the Harley Quinn character. With its dramatic turns, busy storylines and innate sense of fun, Harley Quinn has remained one of the premier books in the DC line for years now and can only wish the departing creative team a fond farewell while wishing the incoming team all the best! Its been a good time. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Ryan Lower Jan 12, 2018

    I know I should have some witty way of summarizing this issue. Instead, it's just going to be the same words I've typed out the past 6 months.Harley Quinnis a fantastic book thanks immensely to Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner. Their heart, humor and emotion has poured into this character over every panel of every issue. This is a great swan song for them, and I can't wait to see what they do next. I also don't envy who is following them on this book. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Sarah Moran Jan 16, 2018

    Harley Quinn #34 is a fantastic finale (even if the series isn't exactly ending). While Harley will continue to star in future issues of this series as well as Suicide Squad and any other series they can squeeze her into, it'll be this run from Conner and Palmiotti that will stand as the quintessential, modern take on Harley Quinn. And Harley as well as her fans are all the better for it. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Brian Clements Jan 10, 2018

    This series has been a true bright spot in comics. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman-News - Elena Carrillo Jan 10, 2018

    This final book takes it out with more style than substance, but I think that's just as Harley would have wanted it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 10, 2018

    This is essentially a road-trip comedy issue, combining a lot of sight gags with some surprisingly emotional moments as Harley, Ivy, Tony, and Queenie head to Florida to meet with Harley's family. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Beat - Alexander Lu Jan 10, 2018

    In many ways, prior to Palmiotti and Conner, Harley was a fundamentally different character. She was visually compelling, but reliant on her broken relationship with a psychopath in a way that limited her own growth. No longer. Harley Quinn is a force of nature all her own now, replete with enough caring family, loving partners, crazy sidekicks, and zany adventures to fill an omnibus or two on your shelf. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jan 13, 2018

    Harley Quinn comes to an end with a fun issue that revels in the series' typical shenanigans, while delivering a couple of subtle wrap-up lessons. It's not as era-defining as I would have liked, but it's still a fond farewell. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Jan 10, 2018

    Now at their final issue, Palmiotti and Conner take Harley Quinn to places she's never been before...after she visits a few with which she's very friendly. You really might never know this was the last issue by two writers that have become synonymous with this series, and that is probably the point. Their parting gift to loyal readers is a funny issue of Harley Quinn. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    On Comics Ground - Daniela Mendoza Jan 13, 2018

    I love John Timms art so much. Chad Hardins was a good fit too since it's almost similar. Sometimes art changes are my pet peeve. But that is just me. I've been talking about Conner and Palmiotti leaving a lot, and for people who do not know the news, well you'll certainly get a lot of answers in here. The quality was good here but I think the overall quality of the comicbook deteriorated when it hit Rebirth, I know a lot of people who dropped this title. Maybe they will come back after a while and have new better material. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    411Mania - John Pumpernickel Feb 1, 2018

    Having just picked this book up with no background, I found it"OK. Read Full Review

  • 6.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 10, 2018

    Harley Quinn #34 unfolds much in the same way the rest of this volume has. It offers moments of goofy fun humor and emotional depth, but the script proves too scatterbrained and disjointed for its own good. The art can only do so much to propel that messy narrative along. This is a road trip comic that needed to spend less time on the journey and more on the end point. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Cat Wyatt Jan 10, 2018

    The artwork was pretty on par with the rest of the Harley Quinn series; it's bright and cheerful and makes room for humorous details. Lately I've been reading enjoying that when Harley is accentuating something or being really loud the words will be written in a different color. It's a small detail sure, but it's pretty effective. It's also something that's done to Joker's laughter, so it shows Joker's continued influence on Harley's life. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Corps - Mike Bedard Jan 10, 2018

    This issue was a little all over the place and was definitely lacking in action. We never even got to see what song Ivy sang for karaoke. One thing's for sure: it's time for Harley to start kicking things up a notch. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Bin - Paul Mason Jan 16, 2018

    Kudos to the art team. Not only are the illustrations artistic, the colours popping and the characters and scenery look amazing, but the layout makes it seen like the art added meat to an otherwise vegetarian tale. This comic opens with Ivy and Harley in jail. No surprise, what may be surprising is how they ended up in jail in this instance. Apparently someone at a bar ticked Harley off enough a brawl ensued. Not much really happens and so this is another DC comic that seems to be using a filler issue this month. The writing does have a hint of the trademark Harley humour and even breaks the fourth wall. Yet overall it feels a little flat and it really seems like this is a Thelma and Louise story decades after that titles popularity ran its gamut. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Nihilist Jan 11, 2018

    Harley's Rebirth series wasn't bad, it's just the stagnation which doomed it to me, and I'm happy to see Palmiotti and Conner stepping down and allowing other artists to take over, and hopefully refresh the run. Even the best things get old after certain amount of time, and same way I wouldn't be able t eat the same flavoured ice cream all day every day for weeks straight and still enjoy the taste, I couldn't get invested in Harley's comics once I've got bored, or just really familiar with them and their fan-fic like quality at times, despite Harley Quinn being my 2nd favourite comic book character, below Bats, and Bats only.

    The final issue was rather underwhelming, partially because the writing did not offer anything out of ord more

  • 8.5
    iPodwithnomusic Feb 26, 2020

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    mikesbr42 Mar 11, 2020

  • 7.5
    CraigR Jan 15, 2018

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    Adsun22 Aug 13, 2020

  • 4.0
    YourGreenMuse Jul 19, 2019

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