Joker’s initial Persona was originally the German demon Mephistopheles, cosplay characters female but it was changed to Arsène as the latter character better fit the game’s themes. The character returned to television in The New Batman Adventures in 1997. Then she appeared officially in the DC comic book universe by appearing in Batman: Harley Quinn in October 1999 and the comic adapted the story from the original graphic novel Mad Love. After a great reaction from fans by Harley Quinn’s role in Batman: The Animated Series, creators Paul Dini and Bruce Timm explored the character’s origin in their graphic novel Mad Love in 1994. Staying in continuity of the animated series, the comic book follows Harleen Quinzel as a psychiatrist at a mental hospital called Arkham Asylum where she becomes obsessed with one of its famous criminal patient the Joker who becomes aware of her mad crush on him and seduces her as his lover, venom costume adult manipulating her into helping in his escape.