Joker's New 'Harley' Punchline Steals the Spotlight in New One-Shot Comic

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People love their femme fatales don't they? Whether they're from anime, video games, or comic books, hot ladies who know how to kill things are the best and if you disagree, you're wrong. All kidding aside, Batman's newest femme fatale and Joker's new "Harley Quinn" Punchline managed to gain a number of interest in a short span of time, as the character will soon headline her own one-shot comic this November.

DC Comics has confirmed that a 48-page one-shot simply called Punchline #1, which takes place after the recent Joker War arc and has the new villain putting Leslie Thompkins, Harper Row, and Cullen Row on a "harrowing journey that reveals her radicalization to The Joker's ideology," which sounds pretty juicy if you ask me.

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Writer James Tynion IV says he has some pretty big plans for Punchline, claiming that she won't be a one-off character and is here to stay for years to come. This is definitely a character that has resonated with fans and might even be better than The Joker's Daughter, who hasn't really done much since The New 52 to be honest. It will be interesting to see if Punchline becomes more than a Harley Quinn stand-in, should she get used more.

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"Back when I first introduced Punchline, I said many times that this wasn't going to be a flash in the pan character. That I had big plans for her moving forward, that would drive big story next year and beyond. Joker War is over, but Punchline's plans have only just begun. I'm thrilled to be telling this frightening story that expands her past, and sets up her future, with the amazing Sam Johns, and the incredible Mirka Andolfo. This is only the beginning!"

Punchline #1 will come out on November 10. Will this be the character's chance to become a star? Let us know in the comments below.

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