This week, Harley Quinn #21 hits store shelves. Harley’s up to some major hijinx, but there are more obstacles facing her than ever. A mysterious foe has kidnapped two of her friends and there are Bat-people on her tail! Check out the Comics Beat’s exclusive preview of the issue after the jump to get a taste of the action. Also featuring a Paul Dini (!) backup!

Writers: Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti

Artists: Joseph Michael Linsner & John Timms 

Colors: Alex Sinclair with Jeremiah Skipper

Letterer: Dave Sharpe 

“Red Roses” part one! Red Tool is done waiting for Harley to take him seriously—the poor sap’s hopelessly in love with her, and it’s time he made his move! Unfortunately, he’s picked a moment of peak distraction for Harley! And in the backup, “Harley Loves Joker” part five, Harley crosses paths with an old pal—Jenna Duffy, the crook known as the Carpenter! There won’t be much palling around, though…Jenna’s convinced Harley’s trying to scam her out of one of the biggest scores of her career!