Harley Quinn #49

Writer: Sam Humphries Artist: Alisson Borges Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 5, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 15 User Reviews: 6
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6.2User Rating

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Harley's straight-up clowning around on her latest mission, and she's faced with a real laugher of a puzzle: How does she kill and collect the bounty on Lord Death Man, an immortal murder machine who seemingly can't be killed? Nevertheless, she will persist with a host of attempted assassinations, all doomed to fail. Time is running out, and Harley's running out of material, too!

  • 10
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Sep 5, 2018

    Truly delightful from start to finish, this is Harley Quinn at her goofiest! Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    On Comics Ground - Soozee Carmichael Sep 16, 2018

    Watching Harley do something for other people was so great! Watching her try so hard to kill Lord Death Man was actually pretty comical. Given her history, it's easy to assume she's good at killing people, but in true Harley fashion, she doesn't do it conventionally. And the twist at the end just made me smile. I really loved this issue! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn Sep 13, 2018

    Harley Quinn #49 is a hilariously twisted story that captures a classic vision of the character uniquely well. Plus, the epilogue is one that you definitely wont forget! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Sep 5, 2018

    The violence can get truly grotesque, but almost in a splatterstick way that doesn't count because no one ever stays dead. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Brazen Bull - Jaimee Nadzan Sep 5, 2018

    Harley Quinn (2016-) #49 is a release-the-brakes issue of non-stop entertainment. Humphries knows how to weave suspense, mystery, and comedy, together to create a thoroughly enjoyable issue, which is only enhanced by Borges and Eltaeb artwork. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Philip Clark Sep 8, 2018

    Well worth a read. Especially if you appreciate a little crazy. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Sep 5, 2018

    Humphries does a great job of incorporating big action and humor in this issue and even the B story with Tina was paced well to add something fun to the overall story. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Sep 7, 2018

    Harleysrecent crossover with the Looney Tunes universe may have rubbed off on her. Herworld has gone crazy, and nothing makes sense. But such is the inside ofinsanity. So if you have a difficult time buying what Harley is selling, justregard it as the world as seen through Harleys eyes. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Sep 8, 2018

    Harley Quinn #49is an improvement over the previous issue. It delivers a goofy plot with over-the-top, Looney Tune violence and uncouth comedy. Humphries and Borges seem to have found their footing after a stumble. If you're a fan ofHarley Quinn,give this issue a read. You won't be disappointed. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Sep 5, 2018

    One of the best things about the Harley Quinn book is that it's fairly predictable and, no, predictable isn't bad. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Sep 5, 2018

    Harley saves the day, and technically she had to commit only one murder to do it! The voices and characterizations are okay, but this isn't enough for a story for the cover price being asked. I expect antics like this in some kind of anthology, or an Annual. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Sep 9, 2018

    This comic offers some fun, wild imagery with high entertainment value. But at the same time, this entertainment hinges on plot imposed restrictions and therefore none of it should be possible within those restrictions. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Corps - Mike Bedard Sep 5, 2018

    The last two pages tease a far more interesting story than this one. I for one am looking forward to seeing what the writers have cooking for that. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    The Batman Universe - Paul Shanly Sep 6, 2018

    Im not advocating for a Darkness, No Parents take on Harley Quinn that would get old fast. If this was some sort of limited series, Harley vs the DC Universe, I would say buckle in and enjoy the ride. But in the Harley Quinn ongoing series, I think that the character deserves more than whats presented here. Read Full Review

  • 3.2
    Comicsverse - Harper Rowan Sep 6, 2018

    HARLEY QUINN #49 improved in every way from the issue before it. The art is fantastic, and the plot is as fun as it is strong. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Rick Jonez Sep 8, 2018

    Morbid as all get out. Lord Death Man had Evil Deadpool written all over him. Other than that -and it was a lot, plenty of whacky fun. And good art effort.

  • 4.0
    Nihilist Sep 5, 2018

    If I wanted to read Deadpool, I'd read Deadpool. Plain and simple. That's the reason I hated James Patrick's The Most Important Day of the Year, which to my knowledge, is one of the first Harley comics (if not the Patient 0 itself) which started her downfall as a character, in favor of mindless Deadpool-like violence with nothing more to offer. And that's why I hate this issue. It's dumbed down unfunny slapstick which makes me want to re-read Sean Murphy's Batman: The White Knight once again, as a reminder of how great Harl can be if used right, by a competent writer.

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  • 4.0
    Herushalaim Sep 7, 2018

    If she could afford all the weaponry, and the plane, she needed to defeat Lord Death Man, why couldn't she afford a mortgage payment? And if she didn't buy those things specifically for this job, like she just had it lying around, why didn't she just sell it off to make the mortgage payment?

  • 9.5
    Sergione Feb 19, 2020

  • 7.0
    The 20-issue Ceiling Sep 7, 2018

  • 4.0
    YourGreenMuse Jul 19, 2019

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