Harley Quinn: The bad gal with a heart of tarnished gold Aug20

Harley Quinn: The bad gal with a heart of tarnishe...

  Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel. The delightful mistress of mayhem first appeared in 1992’s Batman the animated Series episode in the seventh episode called “Joker’s Favor”, created by Bruce Timm and Paul Dini*. At that point she was a mere devoted sidekick to the overtly psychotic Joker. One would think he would steal the show. Yet despite his antics, Harley developed her own following. A year later, she made her first appearance on paper in the comic based on the series**. In the twenty four years that have followed, she has become a fan favorite. This popularity is due in no small part to the fact that she’s...

MAD LOVE with Kate (and Dan) May22

MAD LOVE with Kate (and Dan)

::The Asylum in St. Paul looks like it’s been burglarized. Comic books are scattered (gently) on the floor. Graphic novels cover the countertops. The couch is covered with convention lanyards and wristbands. Dan and Kate are napping on the one open patch of floor in the kitchen. Dan is clutching his sketch book:: Kate: ::wakes up with a start:: I DON’T WANNA WEAR THE FISHBOWL ON MY HEAD!! Dan: ::snorts:: Imsorrywhat? K: Never mind. 3 comic conventions in 4 weeks really takes its toll on a gal. The cosplayers are haunting my dreams now. They were demanding that I cosplay as Aquaman, but they didn’t think he could breathe on land on account...