Jokers new girlfriend punchline🤡🤡🤡🤡

I don’t know, I feel like Punchline is a much better route to take if they want to keep the “Joker’s girlfriend” angle than the more derivative idea of there being multiple Harley Quinn’s. I don’t doubt that she and Harley will meet at some point, and I’m hopeful that it will be an interesting interaction and not just a quippy catfight between two clown-themed characters.

If nothing else, introducing Punchline highlights Joker’s ability to manipulate these women, as well as Harley’s character growth.

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I believe she is being introduced in Tynion’s run.

definitely sexier

To be honest, they want to separate joker and Harley but now they have an empty space so now they’re going to introduce a new character that’s just going to be a replacement for Harley, I don’t have an issue with it but I can’t fully make a opinion without seeing what her character is going to be like.

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all I am seeing is a limited series showdown between her and Harley that I won’t buy,

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Harley Quinn went solo way back in the 01-03 Harley Quinn comic run, so I’m not sure where you’re getting this idea that her leaving Joker is the result of DC pandering to an audience that only knows her through Suicide Squad.

Personally, I’m not a fan of Joker having a girlfriend, or any sort of right-hand henchman. Joker isn’t the type of villain who builds a stable organization like Penguin. Joker is a raving psychopath who uses henchmen as a disposable commodity. Of course I appreciate that we got Harley, but I think it only makes sense that she became a solo act (otherwise she would most likely eventually end up dead). And I hope they do something interesting with Punchline, but I think they’d have to really come up with something creative to sell the idea of Joker getting a new girlfriend while also differentiating her from Harley.

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Harley was introduced in 1993, and her first solo run was actually in the 2000-2004, which was waaaaay before the Suicide Squad movie. The new 52 Suicide Squad/New Suicide Squad (2012-2016) also showed Harley breaking up with Joker. And the New 52 Harley Quinn (2014-2017) series starts with Joker trying to blow up Harley post-break up. Harley left the Joker a long time ago, it’s nothing new, and it’s definitely due to pandering to an audience who only knows Suicide Squad. You say DC’s pandering to people who don’t even read the comics, but it seems like you’re the one who has some reading to catch up on.

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Kind of reminds of if Zatanna became the clown princess of crime.

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What if punchline was working undercover for batman to keep tabs on the joker​:exploding_head::exploding_head:

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What movie?

idk I feel like the way they’ve developed Harley’s character she’ll sympathize with punchline rather than hate her and try to help her

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I really hope if they do encounter one another, Harley doesn’t hold anything against her. If she’s jealous or whatever, it kind of takes away from her liberated/“over Mistah J” image.

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I like the idea of the Joker getting a new girlfriend Harley Quinn is totally overrated

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I was about to say Batwoman but quickly remembered they are indeed cousins. Maybe some new Batwoman?

Abomination? We barely even know this character or what she’s about. How about you save your moral outrage for when she makes more appearances, has a dialogue and backstory instead of trashing her design. The dude’s been doing awesome for almost 80 years and who obviously does his best work when he’s solo and same can definitely be said for Harley, whose leagues happier without him holding her back. Harley never left the main comics? She has her own comicbook series and has been involved in a lot of crossover events over the years. If you think their relationship is iconic and works because both are batshit, you obviously haven’t read enough of the comics because the only thing they are known for is being the poster couple of domestic violence at Harley’s expense. BTW, Harley has been known for being an anti-hero since “Harleyquinnaide” of BTAS, she’s like Catwoman as both switch between the roles and have been for years now. Which begs the question, why do you think the Joker or Harley need each other or to be in any relationship to be relevant, threatening and more fulfilled? Besides, Harley would probably feel more sorry for the woman than anything else as no matter how much she may be forced to kick her ass if provoked, no ass-whoppin’ will level Joker’s when Punchline eventually crosses him like Harley did. Kinda hoping that this new beau is treated as Joker’s equal but knowing the Joker, it’s just probably gonna be JokerHarley 2.0 as he allows no one to be in the spotlight except himself or doesn’t give a crap about anyone except Batman.

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Wow

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I really like this character design. I’ve really liked everything they’ve had Harley go through since her and Mister J split, and I think him having a new knockoff girlfriend to replace her could be a really interesting conflict to see her dealing with.

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At least it’s not the daughter anymore.

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I just want to see the banter between the Ex (Harley Quinn) and the Nex (Punchline) where No matter what Harley would try to tell her about the Joker, Punchline would continue her delusion of "don’t change, just go along with it. " I believe that THAT’S the "punchline of Joker’s new Joke. " "The Harliquinn does not get the Punchline… "

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First of all, chill… This kind of move that Joker made is actually realistic. Harley moves on from him… Excellent, she needs better. Joker finds a new girlfriend who he can possibly treat the same way he did Harley (many Domestic Violence abusers tend to keep the same formula but change spouses) with that woman knowing none the wiser. As far as punchline knows, Joker is just a funny man who can dress and perform villany, little does she know he’s actually abusive. This actually happens in real life with people constantly being dropped from relationships because anyone they are with are tired of being with them. So, yeah it’s not pandering to anyone… It’s moreorless showing the different stages of domestic violence (which was the jist of Harley Quinn’s backstory with the Joker) and moving on from a domesticly violent relationship is a part of that process, whether you like that premise or not.

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