Scribbles, scratches & scrapings from an aging manchild

171: Harley Quinn Redesign


I decided to go ahead and try to design my own Harley costume since I hate the relaunch version so much (so does everyone else, apparently). I went at this from the stand-point that for some reason it had to be done, because her classic costume needs no update. So this is what I would do if I absolutely had to. I wanted to keep elements of the classic costume, keep it practical and make it look like she can move in it. I went with the glasses to give her a smart, sexy doctor kind of look and combined it with a cool punk hairstyle that is sort of shaped like her old cowl. I kept the belt and pouches, cuz a girl needs a place to keep all her laughing gas and exploding cigars. It’s meant to be practical and sexy without being blatantly slutty and sexist. I hope you like it – I just wish the DC folks cared about this character as much as we do.

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One response

  1. She squeaks when she walks, cause the sweat gets trapped betwixt the skin and latex. And also, I am more than a little intimidated that her muscle tone is superior to my own.

    July 1, 2011 at 6:47 pm

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