On a technical level, the film's animation is stellar. The pacing is swift, the action is thick, and the lines are incredibly funny. I read a headline the other day that LEGO Batman has the best plot of any Batman movie ever, and I'm inclined to agree.
At last, the release of Suicide Squad -- the movie at the top of my must-see list for 2016. The first trailer previewed a rogues gallery of misfits -- awesome and not -- who become forced into some good ol' fashioned do-goodery. The preview had a bit of humor, our first look at Margot Robbie as Harley... Continue Reading →
Big Wow! is only an hour away from me, but I've never been. Why? I don't know. But this year, I saw what I've been missing. Before the convention, I gathered some information on what I should expect from Big Wow! -- I was told it was artist-friendly, a bit more intimate, and less frantic. I checked... Continue Reading →
After dodging assassins, collecting rent, and joining a roller-derby squad, it's time to shadow Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel on the job as a psychiatrist at a nursing home. Her patient for the day, Mrs. Rubenstein -- a wheelchair bound woman who's been left alone by her family to rot in the facilities -- sets pretty... Continue Reading →
Things are going pretty well for Harley. She's got a new place of her own, a new job, some friends. If only she didn't have random assassins lurking around every corner trying to collect a $2-million reward. And it's Valentine's Day. Without her "Puddin'" to keep her company, Harley spends most of the day alone... Continue Reading →
Harley Quinn's still getting accustomed to her new digs, and she makes the rounds meeting her tenants. Quinn's new building hosts a menagerie of freak shows, carnival attractions, and one House of Wax and Murder run by Madame Macabre who dresses the part down to the Elmyra skull that keeps her ponytail together. Harley's in... Continue Reading →
It's time for Harley Quinn to move in to her new Coney Island digs, and the road is fraught with peril. Peril! Hauling all of her non-perished goods on the back of her, uh, Harley, Quinn argues with her stuffed beaver, picks up a new four-legged friend from its abusive owner, and fights off a... Continue Reading →
The zero issues of DC's new 52 have been reserved for origin-type stories that go back into a character's past. But the chaotic Harley Quinn never follows the rules -- not entirely at least. Harley Quinn #0 begins in the present, setting up 21 pages of art from some of the industry's legends and some... Continue Reading →