Episode 2

April 26, 2023


S3.E2 - Harley Quinn

S3.E2 - Harley Quinn
Listen Up Casuals
S3.E2 - Harley Quinn

Apr 26 2023 | 01:29:48


Show Notes

Listen Up Casuals! Welcome to a show for the casual fan. We break down your favorite comic book shows and movies and compare them to the comics they are based on. Did they nail it? What was different? Did we love it or hate it? Tune in to find out!

This time around we are chatting it up about the Clown Princess of Crime, Harley Quinn! What a unique character. One of the few characters who did not start off in the comics. Have a listen as Rocco and Chris have been long time Batman: TAS fans!

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Harley’s FIRST APPEARANCE: she was created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm as a comic relief henchwoman for the supervillain Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, and debuted in its episode, "Joker's Favor", in September 1992

Character Origin in Comics

  • The Batman Adventures #12 (September 1993, “non-canon”) 
  • Batman: Harley Quinn #1 (October 1999, “canon” The first official Harley Quinn entry (appearance) into the DC Universe. Also an origin issue. A modern day classic cover by Alex Ross "Mad Love"
  • Action Comics #765 - (2000) – Harley steps out of a Batman comic universe for the first time. This comic is also the first time she appears in the same book as Superman. 
  • Harley Quinn #1 - (2000) – 7 years after her debut into the comic book world, Harley finally gets her own title.
  • HQ and Birds of Prey Black Label
  • Newest run is an ongoing

Current Status in Comics


Batman: The Animated Series (1990s)

Suicide Squad (2016)

Batman and Harley Quinn (animated 2017)

Harley Quinn show on HBO (animated 2019-)

Birds of Prey (2020)

The Suicide Squad (2021)

Joker: Folie à Deux (2024) 



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