DC Comics’ April solicitations revealed Paul Dini, Harleen Quinzel’s co-creator, is joiing the creative team of Harley Quinn with Issue #17. Dini created the jovial jester in 1992 alongside artist Bruce Timm for Batman: The Animated Series. Dini will co-write Harley Loves Joker with series writer Jimmy Palmiotti with art provided by Brett Blevins. The back-up story will follow Harley’s early days at the side of the Joker. will provide art for the back-up story.
Check out the cover art and solicitation:
HARLEY QUINN #17
- Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
- Backup story written by PAUL DINI and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
- Art by JOHN TIMMS
- Backup story art by BRET BLEVINS
- Cover by AMANDA CONNER
- Variant cover by FRANK CHO
- “Deadly Sin” part one! The twisted Harley Sinn’s been released from prison, and she’s looking to hurt Harley in a whole new way…by going after somebody she loved and lost! And to make this issue extra-unmissable, a brand-new backup story begins, set in Harley’s earliest days with the Joker—and co-written by one of Harley’s original creators, Paul Dini! “Harley Loves Joker” kicks off as Harley makes the biggest mistake of her burgeoning criminal career…accidentally revealing the location of Mistah J’s hideout!
- On sale APRIL 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+