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Hench-Sized Comic Book Reviews – 11/20/21

Comic books, comic books, we all love comic books! Good week of good, ground-breaking comics this week. And surprisingly, no Marvel comics on my pile! Just some quality DC, like Nightwing and Son of Kal-El, and then some quality Power Rangers.

Comic Book of the Week goes to Batman #117 for a fantastic conclusion to Fear State! All of the characters have strong moments, and I really enjoyed the very finale of the story. This Batman run ends on a definite high note for me.

Be warned, this is the smooching review post

Meanwhile, against all odds, I’m watching Hit-Monkey on Hulu! I didn’t even realize this show actually got made until that first trailer came out a month ago. I thought for sure it had fallen by the wayside, like that Tigra/Dazzler cartoon. But Hit-Monkey is actually really fun. Definitely recommended.

Comic Reviews: Batman #117, Nightwing #86, Power Rangers #13 and Superman: Son of Kal-El #5.

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There’s More Harley Quinn Coming As Well!

DC Fandome had a ton of great trailers and behind-the-scenes looks, and I posted them all this weekend. All except for the teaser for Harley Quinn season 3! I am very much looking forward to more of the excellent Harley Quinn cartoon, so let’s check out some animatic teases!

Looks pretty good to me! I think that’s the Court of Owls!

We don’t have a release date or finished animation, as explained in the video. That’s fine. It will come when it comes. Meanwhile, there’s a tie-in comic currently coming out from DC, also called the “Eat, Bang, Kill Tour”. It’s fun so far, with some truly amazing artwork! And the lettering is by Gamer Girl & Vixen letterer Taylor Esposito! So check it out!

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6 Thoughts on the Second Season of Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn is the best DC animated series since Justice League Unlimited. That’s not hyperbole. I know people enjoy the deep bench of Young Justice, and I’m sure those non-BTAS cartoons have their fans, but none of them are the complete masterpiece that is Harley Quinn.

TV Rating: 10/10 – Fantastic!

I have loved this show from the first minutes of the first episode. Harley Quinn burst to life with sharp humor, hilarious violence and a chef’s kiss perfect use of raunch. I loved Season 1, and Season 2 is just as good, if not better. Even though the two seasons were written and produced back-to-back, Season 2 shows a clear confidence that raises this cartoon to new heights. This is a show unafraid to mess with the status quo, while also displaying a deep and loving adoration for all of DC canon.

It’s also a show that knows exactly the story it wants to tell and uses its time, its pacing and its writing to tell that story masterfully. Join me after the jump for my thoughts on the second season of Harley Quinn! Expect FULL SPOILERS for the entire show.

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Season 2 of Harley Quinn Looks Dope!

The second season of the Harley Quinn cartoon starts on April 3 and I’m excited! Turns out, WB and DC ordered a full 26 episodes and then decided to split them into 13-episode seasons. That works fine for me!

Because check out this sweet as heck trailer!

I love this show! It’s hilarious, it’s raunchy, it’s emotional, it’s well-written and well-developed. It’s perfect all the way around. And the new season is going to feature Catwoman, Batgirl and the ever-evolving relationship between Harley and Poison Ivy!

This show is great and I highly recommend it to all of you! It comes out weekly, though, so you can’t binge it in the virus apocalypse.

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6 Thoughts on the First Season of Harley Quinn

Good golly, Miss Molly! The Harley Quinn cartoon show was an absolute delight! I had high hopes for the series after seeing the first few trailers. Then the show captured me from the very first scene of the very first episode! A sharp, visceral cartoon that wasn’t afraid to be vicious, while also telling a very good, character-focused story.

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TV Rating: 10/10 – Fantastic!

The Harley Quinn cartoon ran for 13 episodes on the DC Universe streaming service, with the final episode airing this past Friday. The next season is right around the corner in April, and I am thrilled! Harley Quinn is a hard R-rated show that doesn’t skimp on the violence and language, while making sure to use all of that to be funny and smart. It’s a triumph of well-written humor, voice acting, storytelling and more! Not every episode was a masterpiece, and there were some poor choices here and there, but overall, this first season was phenomenal television!

Join me after the jump for my thoughts and full review on the first season of Harley Quinn! Expect FULL SPOILERS for the season!

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