The following accommodates spoilers for Harley Quinn: The Animated Series – Legion of Bats #1, on sale now from DC Comics.
Poison Ivy’s ex-girlfriend Bella Garten, also referred to as the Gardener, makes an sudden reappearance on the finish of DC’s Harley Quinn: The Animated Series – Legion of Bats #1.
Harley Quinn: The Animated Series – Legion of Bats #1 comes from author Tee Franklin, penciler Shae Beagle, inkers Roberto Poggi and Beagle, colorer Lee Loughridge and letterer Taylor Esposito. The spin-off sequence is about instantly after the third season of the animated Harley Quinn sequence, which lately premiered on HBO Max. In the problem, Harley has determined to staff up with the Bat Family whereas Ivy has set her sights on becoming a member of the Legion of Doom. While combating on opposing sides of fine and evil would possibly make issues barely extra sophisticated, the 2 are additionally targeted on their relationship firstly.
Near the top of the problem, the duo is making an attempt to assemble a brand new staff of supervillains for Ivy to work with when Harley dozes off to sleep. Ivy narrates whereas carrying her to mattress, “I’m not a fan of you playing hero, but I will support you as you follow your dreams…despite you ruining mine. Like my college friend Bella and I did.” The ultimate web page of Harley Quinn: The Animated Series – Legion of Bats #1 reveals Bella is greater than only a distant reminiscence; somewhat, she’s seen watching Tawny Young’s broadcast explaining how Harley saved Gotham from Ivy’s crops through the Harley Quinn: Season 3 finale. “Look at you, terraforming Gotham into Edin, making your dreams come true,” Bella says. “That’s my girl. I knew you were destined for greatness from the moment I saw you in the bio lab preparing to test for simple sugars, Ivy. I think it’s time for Ivy and Bella to have an impromptu class reunion.”
Who Is Bella Garten?
First showing in Batman #107 (by James Tynion IV, Jorge Jiménez, Tomeu Morey and Clayton Cowles), Bella Garten has the ability to manage animal-plant hybrid creatures. She and Poison Ivy dated each other whereas they attended school, however the two ultimately broke up resulting from differing opinions on how far they needed to descend into villainy.
Harley Quinn: The Animated Series – Legion of Bats #1 options cowl artwork by Yoshi Yoshitani and variant cowl artwork by Dan Hipp, Logan Faerber and Jess Taylor. The concern is on sale now from DC.