DC Comics Announces Harley Quinn’s 30th Anniversary NYCC Activities and New Ongoing Series Creative Team


It’s the 30th anniversary of the flagship character of Batman: The Animated Series, Harley Quinn. To celebrate Harley Quinn’s 30th birthday, DC Comics has announced a whole host of activities happening in two weeks at NYCC.

Additionally, the publisher announced the writer Tini Howard and artist Sweeney Boo as the new creative team for the ongoing Harley Quinn title from March #28.

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Check out the details in the official press release below:

All month, DC celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of the Clown Princess of Crime, the one and only Harley Quinn! The fan-favorite super-villain debuted in Batman: The Animated Series in 1992, and has returned to the hearts of fans ever since, from animation to comics, movies and an upcoming audio series – and will be making an appearance at this year’s New York Comic-Con.

On Friday, October 7, from 9:00 a.m. ET to 3:00 p.m. ET, DC will celebrate Harley Quinn’s 30th birthday outside the Javits Center in New York City, for New York Comic Con attendees and Harley Quinn fans get free Harley Quinn, swag and breakfast comics, plus cupcakes to celebrate. Follow @DCComics on Twitter and Instagram for more, and don’t miss DC at NYCC!

DC is also thrilled to announce a new creative team on the harley quinn comics, continuing the current series. On sale March 28, 2023, harley quinn #28 will be written by Tini Howard, writer on catwoman (where Harley Quinn made a guest appearance) and the next Punch series, with art by Sweeney Boo, who is also no stranger to Gotham City’s wilder inhabitants, having recently drawn the Punchline backups in DC The Joker, as well as art for Batman: Urban Legends. Don’t miss the continuing adventures of the one and only Harley Quinn, with more gags, cameos and Ivy than ever!

Fans can pick up Harley Quinn 30th Anniversary Special currently on sale and featuring a who’s who of Harley’s creators, including writers Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Stephanie Phillips, Stjepan Šejić, Sam Humphries, Kami Garcia, Rob Williams, Mindy Lee, Terry Dodson, Cecil Castellucci, Rafael Scavone, and Paul Dini, who co-created the character with Bruce Timm for Batman: The Animated Series. Artists who bring the stories to life include Chad Hardin, Guillem March, Riley Rossmo, Sejić, Erica Henderson, Jason Badower, Mico Suayan, John Timms, Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Dan Hipp, and Raphael Albuquerque.

There’s also an incredible range of Harley Quinn apparel, collectibles and more, including DC Shop who’ve curated shirts, shoes and even classic animation cels showing off thirty years of Harley Quinn. Visit Shop.DC.Com to learn more.

DC and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have also collaborated with a number of licensees on fun products to show off their Harley Quinn fandom. Funko has announced plans to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Harley Quinn, Gotham City’s iconic Clown Queen, with the release of an all-new GameStop exclusive and Pop! Head filters. The GameStop exclusive is part of Funko’s Pop! Heroes and includes a Harley Quinn 3.75-inch vinyl figure with cards (MSRP: $12). The exciting collection features Harley sporting her black and red jester outfit and wooden mallet.

Fans will be transported to Gotham City even with the launch of the new Pop! Head filters, available for free on Instagram. The Pop! Head filters will replicate the physical Harley Quinn Pop! designs, including new Harley vinyl with maps and the previously released DC Pride collection.

To celebrate 30 years of Harley Quinn, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC and Palm NFT Studio launch a new NFT collection dedicated to the Clown Princess of Crime. These collectibles will provide access to exclusive experiences within the Harley Crew. This free collection of 30,000 Harley Quinn NFTs will drop over two days, starting September 29 at 9am PST, with early access for DC Bat Cowl Collection owners. The snapshot determining Early Access eligibility will be taken on September 28 at 9am PST. On September 30 at 9:00 a.m. PST, the open mint for all DC NFT account holders will begin. To learn more about the Harley Quinn Collection, visit nft.dcuniverse.com.

BoxLunch is thrilled to celebrate Harley Quinn’s 30th anniversary with an exclusive 4-piece apparel collection. This colorful assortment includes an embroidered rugby shirt, varsity crew neck, hoodie and argyle print cardigan, all inspired by the iconic DC character. Celebrate the Mistress of Mayhem at your nearest BoxLunch store or online at Boxlunch.com.

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From jovial prankster to super-villain, Harley Quinn has captured the hearts of fans for three decades. RSVLTS clothing line releases a 30th anniversary tribute to the unpredictable Harley Quinn, which includes three soft and stretchy button-down shirts for men and women: “XOXO”, a love letter to Harley over the years, the subtle but sinister “Jokes on You” and “Lil Quinns,” overlaid with a menacing patchwork of mini-Quinn jesters.

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Unique Vintage is proud and excited to share the new collaboration between Smak Parlor and DC’s Harley Quinn. The collection is full of fun silhouettes for fans to channel their inner Harley Quinn. The special collection includes a warm and cozy cardigan, trendy wide leg pants, a Harley Quinn print dress and crop top as well as a graphic tee that will have you saying KNOCK KNOCK PUDDIN!

Australian and New Zealand retailer, Zing Pop Culture carries one of the largest ranges of Harley Quinn merchandise locally with everything from homewares and POP! Vinyls, clothing and accessories. The New Zealand Mint also has a 1 oz silver Harley Quinn collector coin as part of its Faces of Gotham collection. The ultimate Harley Quinn piece for any DC collector!

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