By Philip Schweier
February 6, 2019 - 08:48
This is your basic “buddy cop” story, complete with whacked-out nut job and straight-laced ace detective characters we’ve seen in dozens of movies for decades. And while Batman & Harley are not a team we haven’t seen before, this is a refreshing – and more satisfying – version that presented in that questionable animated feature.
Thankfully, your usual gang of idiots – Humphries, Timms, Sinclair and Sharpe – are in top form, sharing Harley’s adventures with her faithful audience. I am uncertain why Meredith Clatterbuck came along for all of a single page, but it’s not objectionable. Merely puzzling.
I will admit, I sometimes wonder how long the Harley series will last. A reformed criminal trying to go straight, a lovable anti-hero with more than one screw loose seems like it would become tiresome after a while, but this is consistently one of DC’s better books.