Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls
#1 New York Times BestsellerThe reader will experience the story from Batman’s viewpoint on pages 108-117.Following his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed run on Detective Comics, writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) alongside artist Greg Capullo (Spawn) begins a new era of The Dark Knight... show more
#1 New York Times BestsellerThe reader will experience the story from Batman’s viewpoint on pages 108-117.Following his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed run on Detective Comics, writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) alongside artist Greg Capullo (Spawn) begins a new era of The Dark Knight as with the relaunch of Batman, as a part of DC Comics—The New 52! After a series of brutal murders rocks Gotham City, Batman begins to realize that perhaps these crimes go far deeper than appearances suggest. As the Caped Crusader begins to unravel this deadly mystery, he discovers a conspiracy going back to his youth and beyond to the origins of the city he's sworn to protect. Could the Court of Owls, once thought to be nothing more than an urban legend, be behind the crime and corruption? Or is Bruce Wayne losing his grip on sanity and falling prey to the pressures of his war on crime? Collects issues #1-7 of Batman.
Publish date: May 9th 2012
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
Series: Batman Vol. II (#1)
The Court of Owls is intense psychological drama and action with the best hero ever, Batman. Bruce Wayne feels a sense of responsibility towards Gotham, views it as his city by inheritance, since his family has spent generations defending and building the city. At times, it feels like a losing propo...
Wow. I never know where to start with comics, so when this was recommended to me, I worried that I would be lost in the Bat-Mythology. I wasn't, despite not knowing exactly where the other members of the bat-family fit in. This book made me want to know.
A new review on my personal blog, The Itinerant Librarian. Here is an excerpt: "I recently finished reading the first two volumes of Scott Snyder's run on Batman, part of DC's The New 52 series. In Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls and Batman, Vol. 2: The City of Owls, Snyder delivers a solid stor...
I liked it. They can reboot Bruce Wayne until I'm 80, and as long as the storyline, villainous characters, and visual art is stunning...I'll read it. This is not for the fluffy Harry Potter Owl lovers.Actually, I haven't been this terrified of birds since the Alfred Hitchcock film. This society is j...
I like Batman. A lot. He's that guy that makes you wish you could be a superhero. Superman is the one we all aspire to be (because he's the best, let's face it), but Batman is the one we actually feel like we have a chance to become. If only we work, train, focus.We could be him.And that's the l...