A new piece of official art work for HBO Max’s Harley Quinn animated series will pay tribute to the work of late, wonderful comic book artist George Pérez.
The artwork, shared to the official Harley Quinn Twitter account, comes from Jennifer Coyle, Dusty Abell, Jeffrey Purves, Peter Girardi and Megan Phonesavanh. It is primarily based totally on Pérez and Romeo Tanghal’s cover art for New Teen Titans #1. In the homage, Harley Quinn herself stands in for Robin (Dick Grayson), with Poison Ivy standing in for Raven, Frank the Plant standing in for Starfire, Nightwing standing in for Wonder Girl, Batgirl status in for Kid Flash, Robin (Damian Wayne) and Harley’s tiger status in for Beast Boy, and Swamp Thing status in for Cyborg. Also becoming a member of the fray are King Shark and Clayface.
Wolfman and Pérez’s Run on Teen Titans Was Legendary
Created via way of means of Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani, the Teen Titans at first joined the DC Universe in the 1960s. However, it turned into Marv Wolfman and Pérez’s 1980s take on the youthful superhero group that could grow to be arguably the most defining. Written through Wolfman and illustrated by Pérez, New Teen Titans #1 turned into originally published by DC in 1980. For their run, Wolfman and Pérez created the now-iconic characters of Raven, Starfire and Cyborg, in addition to re-described the character of Garfield Logan/Beast Boy, re-christening him the Changeling. They additionally in the end gave Dick Grayson/Robin his most well-known alter ego of Nightwing as part of “The Judas Contract.”
Wolfman and Pérez’s New Teen Titans has served as the basis for numerous on-display adaptations, inclusive of the Cartoon Network lively collection Teen Titans, its comedy-orientated derivative Teen Titans Go!, the animated feature movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract and the live-action DC Universe/HBO Max series Titans. Moreover, Pérez worked on numerous different iconic titles for each DC and Marvel, inclusive of Crisis on Infinite Earths, Wonder Woman and Avengers. Earlier this year, Pérez exceeded away on the age of sixty seven following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Harley Quinn Is Still Going Strong on HBO Max
Starring Kaley Cuoco because the voice of DC’s Clown Princess of Crime, Harley Quinn first of all premiered on DC Universe in 2019. The show returned for a second season in 2020 earlier than jumping to HBO Max for its long-awaited third season, which in the end premiered this past July and concluded only some days in the past on Sept. 15. Despite animation having an uncertain future at the platform, HBO Max has officially renewed Harley Quinn for Season 4.
Harley Quinn Seasons 1-3 are currently streaming on HBO Max.