Old Lady Harley #1

Writer: Frank Tieri Artist: Inaki Miranda Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 24, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 19 User Reviews: 8
7.4Critic Rating
5.0User Rating

After liberating New York City from her now-feral Gang of Harleys, poor Harley wants nothing more than to slip back into retirement in her coastal (and heavily guarded) paradise. But the Laughing Boys Gang has another idea-they'll follow her to the ends of the Earth, to drag her back to their leader! It can't actually be...him! Right?! He couldn't possibly still be alive, could he? After all...Harley killed him herself with her bare hands! Should she turn to President Power Girl for help? Or flee to the 51st state, Atlantis? Step into an insane vision of a future DC Universe we all better hope we don't live to see!

  • 10
    Comic Book Corps - Mike Bedard Oct 24, 2018

    There are some great appearances toward the end once the duo winds up in Gotham. Honestly, you just need to do yourself a favor and pick up Old Lady Harley today. This is one series you're going to want to stick with, and reading it is the perfect way to put yourself in a good mood for a while. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Kendra Hale Oct 26, 2018

    Readers for me the Harley Quinn books just get better and better as they come out. Every single one, from series to one shot stories has been fantastic. I feel like I am doling out candy but hey Trick or Treat ladies and gents. This one is a well-rounded, amazing story that grabs you by the seat of your pants and does not let go. It is a solid, wish I could give it over 10 out of 10 for me. Enjoy the ride! Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Oct 24, 2018

    Frank Tieri has somehow taken the hot mess that was the one-shot story in Harley Quinn #42 and turned it into a witty, fast-paced, brilliantly self-aware and bitingly satirical thrill ride so full of Easter eggs and truly interesting story that you won't want to put it down. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Wayne Hall Oct 27, 2018

    This is one funny book, and in a good way! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn Oct 30, 2018

    Old Lady Harley #1 is a dystopian tale that finds Harley struggling against past demons and futuristic technology, but it also doesnt forget to just have fun. Its a whimsical and entertaining story that shows why Harley Quinn is such a valuable character to DC Comics. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Oct 24, 2018

    A crazy fun romp into the future with Harley Quinn like you've never seen her before. The book looks great and more importantly is paced excellently. You won't want to put this down. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    The Brazen Bull - Jaimee Nadzan Oct 24, 2018

    Old Lady Harley (2018-) #1 riffs on everything under the pop culture umbrella, but it's not all laughs for our anti-hero. Frank Tieri lays the groundwork for the series, full of classic Harley quick wit and new twists to the Harley storyline. Inaki Miranda artwork impresses this first issue, creating the post-apocalyptic world of Old Lady Harley. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Oct 24, 2018

    This is just what the doctor ordered for anyone not getting a kick out of the current Harley book.  Frank Tieri seems content to have fun here and I actually find that refreshing considering what DC has been giving us lately.  Inaki Miranda's art is icing on the cake on an issue that surprised me by how much I enjoyed it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - David Finn Oct 25, 2018

    A fast, fun issue that flies on the strength of its puns, Old Lady Harley #1 is a nice slice of Harley madness! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    411Mania - John Pumpernickel Nov 1, 2018

    I enjoyed Old Lady Harley #1 thanks to its entertainment factor and the books commitment to not take itself too serious. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Manny Gomez Oct 24, 2018

    Harley Quinn fans need to check out 'Old Lady Harley#1'. It gives you everything you love about this fan-favorite character but with the addition of a crazy new world to explore as well. Who better to guide you through an insane new future than the DC's insane Harleen Quinzel? Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Multiversity Comics - Gustavo S Lodi Oct 25, 2018

    Surprisingly fresh, while true to both characters and comic tropes, 'Old Lady Harley' is unafraid to provoke the conventions of the medium, while still honoring it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Oct 24, 2018

    Old Lady Harley #1 delivers a goofy look at the future of the DCU, but it's disappointingly light on drama. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Oct 24, 2018

    Spinning out of the one-off future-set issue that wrapped Frank Tieri's run, Old Lady Harley #1 is a chaotic, action-packed alternate universe take that throws Harley Quinn and her supporting cast into a post-apocalyptic future. The problem is that it feels like a product of the past, not a story of the future. Read Full Review

  • 5.8
    Comicsverse - Maite Molina Oct 24, 2018

    OLD LADY HARLEY #1 is unfortunately not weird enough to sustain an engaging storyline or multi-faceted characters. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Epicstream - Brian McCormick Oct 25, 2018

    Reading Old Lady Harley is like being on a roller coaster ride. It might be a lot of fun, or it might make you nauseous, or both. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Matt Johnson Oct 25, 2018

    I already know Old Lady Harley #1 is going to sell. Look at the top selling songs on iTunes and you've got the same story as this book: people buy stuff and a lot of the time don't care about quality. That said, this is a dumb book. It's clear that DC told Frank Tieri that he could do whatever he wanted as it's not in continuity and anything that says “Harley Quinn” will probably make money. If you want to buy it, go ahead but it's a bad book with a mediocre creative team and an unoriginal idea. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Oct 29, 2018

    You enjoyed Harley Quinn #42 and want to see more of that worldYou don't mind that the book is 90% jokes and 10% plotYou're just here for the imaginative, dynamic artwork I'm afraid I ended up rather bored, reading this issue. The creative team spends more time filling panels with word balloons of silly jokes, than actual plot progression, and that's why they lose me halfway through. Add to this that the plot doesn't seem to start in earnest until page 16 (of a 20 page comic book!), and all I can say is, either skip this one altogether or at least take a wait-and-see approach in case this series does pick up in #2. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comicosity - Jay Barrett Oct 24, 2018

    The book does have hope. After all, it is a first issue and there were slight allusions to character development for Harley and a crowd-pleasing cliff hanger. But hope isnt enough to warrant a $3 investment. I will check back in on the book around the time the trade comes out but as of now Old Lady Harley is a mundane Harley story for the sake of having a Harley story. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Tyson K Oct 26, 2018

    I had a lot of fun reading this. I go in to the Harley Quinn books expecting crazy stuff and I wasn't let down.

  • 5.0
    Nihilist Oct 24, 2018

    Frank Tieri has proven already, long time ago, that he's not interested in anything but mimicking what Palmiotti and Conner (incompetently) did with the character in their run. This issue, kickstarting new series, is not an exception - if you, like yours truly, despise New 52 onwards Harley, you're in for a huge disappointment. And quite frankly, you shouldn't even be surprised. Did you expect anything good, after all? You poor, naive soul.

    The main problem with the comic is, there's no real difference between regular Harley and her post MILF version other than the haircut, which actually is pretty unique and stands out, I gotta say. It's what a goatee is to Green Arrow, or pigtails to original Harl. Besides, it's blonde, so I wo more

  • 3.0
    Amazing Psycamorean Oct 24, 2018

    Harley sucks.

  • 1.5
    Darkseid24 Oct 25, 2018

    Awful comic. It’s basically the current Harley Quinn series with the same illogical plots, same ridiculous interpretation of Harley- like constantly overpowering her- same awful dialogue, only this time with an old Harley, who looks like a bordello queen. It also seems to mix the story with Batman Beyond, what makes it suck even more.
    What also feels wrong, that Harley apparently killed Penguin in the past, what makes no sense, since he is by far more intelligent& cunning than she ever can be, but that’s exactly what I mean with overpowering Harley.
    I don’t know why DC is wasting paper for such a terrible comic.

  • 7.5
    pizzamain Jan 3, 2019

  • 7.0

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    Cube Aug 16, 2021

  • 1.0
    sebastianorellana95 Nov 1, 2018

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