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Following his groundbreaking, critically acclaimed run on DETECTIVE COMICS, writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) begins a new era of The Dark Knight with artist Greg Capullo (Spawn) and a new beginning for BATMAN! In this hardcover collecting the first six issues, a series of brutal murders rocks not only Gotham City to its core but also the Caped Crusader himself when the prime suspect is one of Batman's closest allies – Dick Grayson!

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4.55 stars 4.55/5 Stars Average score of 11 user reviews

Court of Owls: A thrilling, thought-provoking and sinister new Dark Knight tale. 0

When DC hired American Vampire and Detective Comics writer Scott Snyder to pen the first Batman #1 in over 70 years, there’s bound to be pressure. But instead of calling upon famous, already-existing rogues, Snyder and penciller Greg Capullo have created a harrowing and thrilling new Dark Knight tale that ultimately delivers.The tight plot is best kept vague, so here goes: a wave of mysterious murders rocks Gotham City, and the Caped Crusader uncovers a brutal new threat: the Court of Owls, but ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Better than my expectations for this new foe 0

After I wanted to start reading comics again, after not having done so in about 10 - 15 years, it was difficult to decide where to start. Every story line I'd ever read had moved on so much. Luckily DC had rebooted their universe so I had the chance to get in on the ground floor. First thing I've read from the New 52 is this and I couldn't have started at a better place. The story drags you with it to a deep dark hole where you have to climb out of all on your own. Though I must admit that the...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls 0

This was the first DC Comics title that I’ve ever read, and it has done a fantastic job introducing me to the world of Gotham.The story unfortunately opens up with some completely unnecessary scenes with classic Batman villains, as well as the family of Robins who never end up being relevant. I had assumed that the villain of this book would be somebody who is well known to the general public to help ease us new readers into New 52, but the Court of Owls are just as interesting, if not more so, ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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