the origin story of a Super-Villain in this Harley Quinn backstory
that fans have been waiting for—now available as a paperback.
Harleen Quinzel scores an internship in a psych lab at Gotham
University, she’s desperate to make a Big Scientific Discovery that
will land her a full-ride college scholarship and get her away from
her abusive father. But when Harleen witnesses the way women are
treated across STEM departments—and experiences harassment
herself—she decides that revenge and justice are more important
than her own dreams.
finds her place in an intoxicating vigilante girl gang called the
Reckoning, which creates chaos to inspire change. And when Harleen
falls for another girl in the gang, it finally seems like she’s
found her true passions. But what starts off as pranks and mischief
quickly turns deadly as one of the gang members is found murdered—and
a terrifying conspiracy is uncovered, putting the life Harleen has
worked so hard for at stake. Will she choose her future—or will she
refreshingly feminist spin on the story of our favorite villainess
traces Harleen’s journey from precocious, revenge-obsessed teenage
girl to a hardcore justice-seeker on her way to becoming the most
captivating Super-Villain of all time.