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The Joker from Harley Quinn

The Joker (Alan Tudyk) is the main antagonist in DC Universe’s animated series Harley Quinn, which now streams on HBO Max. Of course he rules Gotham as the clown prince of crime and rival to none other than Batman. At the start, his girlfriend is Harley Quinn. Although Harley realizes his obsession with Batman overshadows their romantic relationship. She dumps the Joker so she can stop relying on him and prove herself as a villain. When she joins the Legion of Doom, the exes turn to rivals. The Joker becomes a major character in season two when his evil plans come to fruition.

Harley Quinn in The Suicide Squad

Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) returns for 2021’s The Suicide Squad, directed by James Gunn. A former psychiatrist turned crazed vigilante, Harley survives the attack on the original squad and finds herself joining a new team. In contrast to the first iteration, Harley is no longer romantically involved with the Joker. As oppose to previous films, Harley sticks to her classic red and black color palette, with inspirations from the Batman: Arkham City video game. Her second outfit is shown her, featuring a ruffled dress to match her playful, feminine aesthetic.

King Shark

King Shark is a character in the animated DC Universe Harley Quinn series. As a giant human-shark hybrid, King Shark is a part of Harley’s crew of mainly C-List villains. His real name is Nanuae, and he is actually a Prince of the Shark Men Kingdom. We first meet him at Poison Ivy‘s apartment after Clayface called him to help Harley. His abilities include underwater advantages, such as swimming and breathing underwater, as well as superhuman strength and durability. Although don’t let King Shark around blood, or his shark instincts will go berserk.

Batman from Harley Quinn

Batman from Harley Quinn

There are so many Batman variations that it can be a little hard to keep up with. But this version (voiced by Diedrich Bader) is unique in both his snark and the way he handles Harley Quinn. He’d have to be. This Harley isn’t your usual Harley. And when the lines between good guy and bad guy get blurred, things are bound to get interesting!

Batman’s costume in the show is pretty straightforward. He has a black cowl and a black cape that he wears over a grey body suit with the bat insignia on the chest. Because the insignia is a little different from most you can buy pre-made, you’re better off painting it on with black fabric paint. A yellow belt, black gloves, and black boots round out the look. You can add some bat-themed weapons and you’ll be ready to scour the streets of Gotham for evildoers!

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Harley Quinn from DC Universe

Harley Quinn is the protagonist of her own self titled series on DC Universe. You might recognize her voice actress, Kaley Cuoco, from The Big Bang Theory. After splitting up with the Joker, Harley forms her own league of villains, including King Shark, Clayface, Doctor Psycho, and Cy Borgman. The show follows her misadventures of taking down the Joker. Eventually, Harley develops a romantic relationship with Poison Ivy.

Black Canary from Birds of Prey

Black Canary from Birds of Prey

In the beginning, Dinah Lance (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) uses her metahuman-enhanced vocal abilities solely for entertainment in a crime boss’s personal club. She swaps that role out for a life of vigilante action with Harley Quinn‘s all-girl Birds of Prey team.

Huntress from Birds of Prey

Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) from Birds of Prey

Helena Bertinelli (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is the incarnation of DC superheroine Huntress that appears in Birds of Prey (Harley Quinn‘s liberating follow-up to the Suicide Squad film). Like many of the female leads in this new film, Helena’s conquered some horrific demons, such as watching her entire family die at the hands of rival mobsters. Armed with her crossbow and wits, Helena seeks revenge for her family’s murder and aids the reinvented Harley in her fantabulous emancipation.

Harley Quinn from Birds of Prey

Harley Quinn from Birds of Prey

Harley Quinn aka Harleen Quinzel (played by Margot Robbie) is one of the most fascinating women the DC universe. She started as a love interest and henchwoman to the Joker and later gained her independence. When and how varies from comic run to comic run or show to show. But every time she finds her way to independence and the results are wild, a little dangerous, and always fun. Birds of Prey is the newest addition to Harley’s canon exploits and it is set to be a wild ride. She fully embraces her own unique style in this film. That means a crazy combination of crushed velvet with caution tape and some star-spangled shorts for good measure. Nothing quite matches but with Harley’s wild nature just brings it all together anyway!

Harleen Quinzel

Harleen Quinzel

Harley Quinn was introduced as Harleen Quinzel, a psychiatrist in 1992’s Batman: The Animated Series. Since 1999, she has become a DC favorite. If you’re tired of the usual Harley cosplay tutorials such as the jester suit, Arkham series, or the Suicide Squad film, look no further.

Aside from most of the screen time Harley spent in the two ’90s Batman series’ parading around in her jester suit, she was known to dress quite feminine and formal. One of the looks aside from the usual was her outfit worn while shopping out on the town or when out with Ivy.

To pull off the simple look, you’ll need: a white collared blouse or button down shirt (tied into a sexy knot), bright red jean shorts with a simple black belt, white lace-up go-go rollerblade boots, and hair pulled into high pigtails. If you want to add accessories, get a white leather purse and some signature red lipstick.

Bombshell Harley Quinn

DC Bombshells is an alternate reality where female superheroes guard the homefront during WWII. Modeled after the classic pinups of the 1940’s, Harley Quinn is a bomber pilot.