POISON IVY Already U-Turning Back to Her Pre-HEROES IN CRISIS Self?

HARLEY QUINN AND POISON IVY #1
Credit: Mikel Janin (DC)
Credit: Elena Casagrande (DC)

DC have informed retailers that the originally-solicited Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy #1 cover has been scrubbed, with a new image by Mikel Janin taking its place. The original cover by Elena Casagrande is shown at right, with the new cover shown above and below by Mikel Janin.

The revised Janin cover seems to feature a different version of Poison Ivy than seen in Casagrande's original cover. The original cover seemed to feature the new version of the character that debuted in Heroes in Crisis. Janin's previously-released cover to Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy #2 also downplays that plant-based form introduced in Heroes in Crisis.

The covers that will be published features a Pamela Isley somewhat more clothed comparitively, with her skin appearing more human (except for the green tint) and more aligned with the classic version of the character, as compared to the stalky version drawn by Heroes in Crisis' Clay Mann.

Here is the updated solicitation for Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy #1, which is scheduled to be released September 4.

Credit: Mikel Janin (DC)

HARLEY QUINN AND POISON IVY #1
written by JODY HOUSER
art by ADRIANA MELO
cover by MIKEL JANIN
Harley Quinn card stock variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
Poison Ivy card stock variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
blank variant cover
Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy are taking their show on the road in this new miniseries! They’ll have to evade villains and heroes alike while they explore their relationship and unpack their time and experiences at Sanctuary. Set after the events of HEROES IN CRISIS and smack in the middle of “Year of the Villain,” it’s a journey across the DC Universe that will change their friendship forever...if they live that long!
ON SALE 09.04.19
$3.99 US | 1 OF 6 | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVERS $4.99
FC | RATED T+

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