R-rated animated series Harley Quinn features gore, gallows humor and other adult elements that allow it to make the most of its censor-free home on the DC Universe streaming service. That is, until a recent Variety interview with co-creators and executive producers Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker revealed there's one place no DC superhero will go. You absolutely cannot do that. Halpern discovered the main reason why the comic book giant won't let Batman perform oral sex on Catwoman.
Batman Oral Sex Scene Removal
Harley Quinn creators say DC won't let Batman go down on Catwoman
The creators of the adult animated Batman spin-off series Harley Quinn have said DC Comics bosses vetoed their idea to include a graphic sex scene. But it was a suggested liaison between lovers Batman and Catwoman that was deemed inappropriate, as the characters had been originally aimed at children. The show's creator said publishers were worried about the superheroes' brands. In an interview with Variety , Justin Halpern, Harley Quinn co-creator and executive producer said it was "incredibly gratifying and free" to focus more on villains rather than heroes on the Harley Quinn series "because you just have so much more leeway".
Does Batman Hate Oral Sex?
In a surprising addition to the superhero discourse this week, fans have been taking to Twitter and other social media platforms in an effort to offer their two cents when it comes or not to whether Batman and other heroes perform cunnilingus. How did this happen? Well, it all started with a fairly straightforward interview about how successful TV series like WandaVision , The Umbrella Academy , and Harley Quinn subvert the superhero genre — one that happened to produce an irresistible nugget of DC info that the internet is still very much feasting on at the time of writing. Ad — content continues below. You absolutely cannot do that.
The news became viral and spawned memes and discussions on social media in mid-June In one part of the article, co-creator of the Harley Quinn adult animated television series Justin Halpern talks about how DC Entertainment prevented a scene in which Batman performs oral sex on Catwoman from being made for season three of the series, commenting "heroes don't do that" and further explaining that it would be hard to sell Batman toys if the superhero performed oral sex. You absolutely cannot do that. On June 14th, , Twitter  user JoeOtterson posted a screenshot of an extract from the article, quoting "Heroes don't do that" as the reason why DC did not allow the scene. The tweet gained over 3, retweets and 15, likes in one day shown below, left.