Harley Quinn to take over Batman Day 2017


Harley Quinn continues her 25th anniversary celebration by commandeering the annual Batman Day on September 23.

It’s hard to believe that Harley Quinn has only been around for 25 years. There’s no question that she has left an indelible mark on pop culture, with adoring – and creative – fans bringing her to life in their cosplays. Many people don’t realize that Harley Quinn is one of the youngest characters in the DC pantheon, and yet she has captured the spotlight as only she can. To prove that she can steal anyone’s thunder, Harley Quinn is taking over Batman Day 2017.

The celebrations in honor of Harley Quinn’s 25th anniversary were announced at San Diego Comic Con, and nothing makes more sense to help Harley celebrate 25 years than to see her kicking the Bat to the side on his day, September 23. The celebration includes three special edition comics to commemorate the big event.

Here are the official descriptions of the special edition comics from DC Comics:

BATMAN DAY 2017 SPECIAL EDITION #1 reprints BATMAN #16, the first chapter of “I Am Bane,” written by Tom King with art by David Finch. This issue’s cover art is by Ryan Sook and features Batman and Harley Quinn in an homage to THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS #1. This issue also includes a new, three-page original story written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Bret Blevins!

HARLEY QUINN BATMAN DAY 2017 SPECIAL EDITION #1 reprints HARLEY QUINN #11, the first chapter of “Joker Loves Harley,” written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti with art by John Timms and a cover by Amanda Conner.

DC SUPER HERO GIRLS BATMAN DAY 2017 SPECIAL EDITION #1 features a chapter of the upcoming all-ages original graphic novel DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: OUT OF THE BOTTLE, starring Harley Quinn and written by Shea Fontana with art by Marcelo DiChiara and Agnes Garbowska and a cover by Yancey Labat.

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Harley’s 25th anniversary kicks off with a supersized issue #25 of Harley Quinn Rebirth, in stores on August 9.