Harley Quinn #50

Writer: Sam Humphries Artist: John Timms, others Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 19, 2018 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 19 User Reviews: 7
7.4Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

In a special anniversary story, "Harley Saves the Universe!"-no kidding! While reading a mysterious Harley Quinn comic book, H.Q. accidentally breaks all of reality. And you know the saying: if you break it, you bought it! Now it's up to Harley to travel through both time and space to fix all the continuity errors she created. Luckily, she'll have a little help, 'cuz riding shotgun is none other than special guest star Jonni DC, Continuity Cop! Good thing, too, because if Harley fails, it means her own mom will be lost forever. Gulp! That doesn't sound very funny!

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Kendra Hale Sep 22, 2018

    For me, this story was amazing, not only with all the different artists that contributed to the book as the story progressed, but the writing by Sam Humphries is completely on point. It feels like an amazing adventure to go on with Harleen. Everything works together in such beautiful harmony and I am so excited to continue with this series going forward. With just these two issues alone they have a fan for life. This issue has earned itself a fully deserved 10/10 Read Full Review

  • 10
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Sep 19, 2018

    Sam Humphries and John Timms have unleashed something wacky, wild, and downright wonderful! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Sep 19, 2018

    Despite being chaotic, almost overly so, this issue keeps a genuine, human core that makes it maybe my favorite Harley comic. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    That's Entertainment - Ash Oct 1, 2018

    Classic Harley comedy, delightfully surprising cameos, and fourth wall murdering with malice of forethought. Who know where it goes from here. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Comicsverse - Harper Rowan Sep 20, 2018

    In HARLEY QUINN #50, Humphries delivers a fun but meaningful misadventure through realities, accompanied with bright art from Timms and Sinclair. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Corps - Mike Bedard Sep 19, 2018

    This issue celebrates Harley Quinn's 50th issue in an appropriate manner. It plays around with breaking the fourth wall but also shows the impact Quinn has had on people since she came into existence. There are plenty of Harley stories yet to come, and as long as they continue to be as entertaining as this one, Quinn will always have fans. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    The Brazen Bull - Jaimee Nadzan Sep 19, 2018

    Buckle-up, Harley Quinn (2016-) #50 is a whirlwind ride that takes Harley Quinn on her looniest adventure yet! Sam Humphries and the entire art team create on of the most entertaining issue of this series, paying tribute to the lunacy of Harley Quinn and her many colorful shenanigans. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Sep 19, 2018

    A fun anniversary issue that is well worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Sep 26, 2018

    Anniversary issues can feel excessive and unnecessary. It can be fun when a creative team takes a look back while carefully advancing the story in a new direction. Humphries takes a different route here: just invite a bunch of people over to have fun with the character. Its a huge party. Like any good party, it gets pleasantly out of hand. (Even the Anti-Monitor shows-up.) Not everything works, and it may not be perfect, but its the perfect approach thats perfectly suited to Harley. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Sep 19, 2018

    All of the artists in the issue bring a unique and fun perspective on the character and the world that they are depicting and those perspectives really help to make the issue look interesting and engaging. Really fun. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Olivier Roth Sep 20, 2018

    Since I’m a sucker for these types of “Let’s just have as much fun as possible within this comic”, I can’t recommend this issue enough, even if you aren’t a Harley Quinn fan. Oh, you might want to pick this issue up also if you are a Captain Triumph fan (look him up), since he makes a fun appearance. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Sep 19, 2018

    It takes alot of art to get this crazy. Fortunately, the extra-sized book also features aroster of artists to illustrate each vignette, many of which are two-pagespreads. My only complaint is that between the ongoing Harley Quinn series, and the occasional special (last weeks Harley Quinn and Gossamer comes tomind), it feels like Ive been riding my Haley every week. Too much of a goodthing is a bad thing, And now that the book has reached its 50thissue, perhaps its time for DC Comics to dial it back to a monthly. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Sep 24, 2018

    It's a weird and wacky spectacle despite the plotting being a little thin, but there are far worse ways you could spend $4 at the comic shop. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Batman Universe - Gerry Green Sep 20, 2018

    Harley Quinn #50 is an issue that showcases some talented artists, which means there is sure to be something for everyone to look at. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    DC Comics News - Philip Clark Sep 20, 2018

    Overall, I found this to be quite a disappointing issue ofHarley Quinn. Nothing seems to fit quite right in this comic and as much as I love the character, I think the team behind the comic are running out of ideas. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Sep 22, 2018

    Ultimately, I don't think this really is a story. It's just a series of strange scenes that play out like a self-repeating formula, and that's really it. Artwise, some of it is fantastic, some of it is good, and some of it is bad. In the end, it's a mixed bag. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Sep 19, 2018

    Hell if I know. I already checked out a long time before that. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Sep 19, 2018

    Comedy opportunities abound, yet nary a laugh to be had. This comic book is a waste of time and resources with a few semi-precious moments. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Sep 19, 2018

    Harley Quinn isn't Deadpool and DC isn't Marvel, but someone might want to tell Harley Quinn #50 that. Not only is the issue one giant breaking of the fourth wall, it's an Avengers: Infinity War-esque story as well, just insane in a bright and sort of wacky way. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Superheroes for Hire Dec 15, 2019

    I have been catching up on this run of Harley Quinn, and I have to say issue #50 is just Harley Quinn fun. Sure there is less of her usual cast of characters, or even less hammer smashing nonsense, but it's the kind of hijinx only Harley Quinn could get into. I love this comics jam format for this issue, and most of the art and story elements are enjoyable. If your mother was retconned from existence, you might just search the known multiverse for the culprit to seek revenge on as well. I don't think everything is perfect, but all the smaller parts making the whole are good to great. What other issue has the Justice League Multiverse, Jonni DC, the Continuity Cops HQ, and a Batman/Superman dinosaur riff?

  • 8.0

    All the references are perfect for fans of the DC Universe as a whole, if you came here for Harley though you may be disappointed.

  • 4.0
    Nihilist Sep 19, 2018

    Once I started reading this mess of a comic, I really wanted to be Harley's mom for a moment, so I can just disappear. It's just a bad comic, albeit it has some small, redeeming qualities underneath all this inconsistent art, unfunny humor and idiotic plot. Yeah, that's something new for the series, isn't it? Few panels look genuinely good, few scenes were nicely written, minus dialogues (which is a trademark of sorts in the run), and I sure enjoy, for once, Harley having real connection with someone else, which gives her so much needed humanity she lacked for a decade now. It's still far from perfect, and the teenage Harley scene, while relatively cute, begs the question what's the point of Harleen becoming Harley if Harleen was Harley bef more

  • 1.5
    Glitch Nov 20, 2018

    Not fun, messy, and hard to follow. I know what they were trying to do, but it was so badly executed.

  • 10
    Sergione Feb 19, 2020

  • 6.5
    mikesbr42 Mar 14, 2020

  • 3.0
    YourGreenMuse Jul 19, 2019

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