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It wasn t so wful that it deserved less than 3 stars but to say I m disappointed is n understatementCapullo is talented rtist but I m 3 stars but to say I m disappointed is n understatementCapullo is Postcards from Last Summer a talentedrtist but I m Hot Shot a fan of the chubby Batman Ok maybe chubby isn t the right word Bobble head ish You know when they have the impossibly large headnd chin Anyway not my cuppa I m sure others will love itWas the story The Industrial Revolution any good Ehhhhhhh It wasn t bad but I had some problems with the way Batman was portrayed He doesn t believe the legendbout the Court of Owls is real because he Rock Bottom already investigated it when he was kid Yeah he says he s looked into them since then but the bulk of his rgument rests on what he did s child No Batman is not that stupid Also those Owls really took him for ride Not because they managed to get the jump on him but because he simply refused to believe in the possibility that they existed Maybe that was the point Batman is fallible nd doesn t know everything Except Well if there is one superhero who uestions everything plans for everything nd doesn t trust nythingit s Batman It seemed odd that he wouldn t have opened his mind to the possibilityThen there was the scene t the end where he is practically clinging to Dick blubbering bout how Gotham isn t what he thought it was I literally cringed Snyder broke Batman And gain maybe that was the point Doesn t mean I have to like itI m not trying to bash the entire volume though It held my interest Peace of Me and I m definitely going to keep reading to see where Snyder takes this New BatmanThere islso nother solid reason to pick up The Court of Owls It was possibly the coolest thing I have ever experienced while reading graphic novelview spoilerDuring the time the Court has Batman trapped in their maze he begins to lose touch rather uickly with reality Everything is distorted frightening My Soul Then Sings and trippy But that s not the cool part At one point you have to turn the book on it s side think centerfold boys to read the panels After couple of pages you then have to turn the book back to the normal reading position Exceptit s not Suddenly you re the one who is confused Wildwood and disoriented Somehow the book in you hands is now upside down You have to flip the pages backward to read the thing You re right there with Batman Very Cool hide spoiler The Court of Owls long rud secret society from Gotham s past makes its presence known in the form of knife wielding ssassin called The Talon Can Batman hope to defeat n enemy even familiar with Gotham than himFor my
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Scott Snyder can no wrong Batman The Court of Owls is no exception At first glance the tale looks like combination of Batman The Black Glove nd Batman Gates of Gotham but it s better story than either so far I really want to gush bout this but I don t want to ruin ny surprises It s not every day Raiding with Morgan a body is found with Dick Grayson s DNA under it s fingernails It s not every day you see killing machine taking the fight to Batman or Batman being trapped by villains for daysOne thing I really liked is that Scott Snyder isn t fraid to show us Batman isn t invincible I hate how in recent years Batman is portrayed s combination of Captain America nd Reed Richards instead of the World s Greatest Detective Lethal Licorice (Amish Candy Shop Mystery, as he should be Snyder does pretty good job of stripping Purses and Poison away some of that I can t see his Batman building Brother Eye satellite for instanceSnyder s writing is superb Rogue on the Rollaway aslways I can tell he draws from deeper well than many comic uthors one filled with historical fiction nd conspiracy thrillers Greg Capullo s rt is good too I guessThe Court of Owls is n easy 4 I may even bump it up to 5 once the rest of the story is told I have n pparently unstoppable killer running round Gotham with my name on his list BatmanAfter reading verage Batman vs Predator or just plain blah Batman Damned titles earlier this year it was refreshing to jump back into solid Dark Knight storytelling involving big ction nd suspense clothed in darkness Yes the World s Greatest Detective gets to put his vaunted investigatory skills to work longside the expected fisticuffs In nice change of pace the dversaries involved re not drawn from the well known colorful nd outlandish usual suspects line up but re instead new nd shadowy group In Haunted House Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, a conspiracy fueled plot it is revealed that clandestine Sweet Southern Hearts (A Willow Hill Novel Book 3) and decidedly lethal cabal of owl masked power brokers have been pulling the strings in Gotham City for the last several decades One notable extended seuence involved Batman too close to losing his sanity in said lengthy ordeal trapped in deadly maze with would be nd seemingly unstoppable ssassin A solid beginning of New52 s era of Batman This edition collects issues from 1 to 7 of BatmanWriter Scott SnyderIllustrator Greg Capullo GOTHAM IS A MYSTERY Beware the Court of Owls that watches ll the time ruling Gotham from shadowed perch behind granite nd lime They watch you Daddy's Girl Series: A Taboo Erotic Collection at your heart they watch you in your bed speak not whispered word of them or they ll send The Talon for your head You thought that you knew Batman nd. Following his ground breaking critically cclaimed run on Detective Comics writer Scott Snyder American Vampire longside rtist Greg Capullo Spawn begins new era of The Dark Knight s with the relaunch of  Batman Dark Tides (Dark Tides as a part of DC Comics The New 52After series. His world You thought that you couldn t be surprised ny specially with some new villain without the historic pedigree of the renown classic villainsBut you were wrongSnyder nd Capullo were Wrong for Me (Motor City Royals, able to plotn exceptional new tale with smart writing nd wesome Fiddle: One Woman, Four Strings, and 8,000 Miles of Music artwork Proving that there is still room for new chapters with refreshing new input to the legacy of The BatmanThe Court of Owls was nursery rhyme myth legend something to scare off the kids to be good After ll something so old if it was true The Batman would know rightAnd there it s the beauty of the concept of this mysterious new threat The Batman can t ccept that something so large so organized so lethal can be existing for so many time even before his own birth Downright Dead and still remain out of hisll knowing sight of his cityAnd there it s the beauty of the fall of The Batman Not matter how prepared he is Not matter that he knows ll the tricks Not matter that he invented ll the tricks Any hero who falls into comfort zone he or she will fall into hellAlso overconfidency Left Fur Dead andor underestimating the enemylways has been the sin of The Batman Not matter how he thinks of himself he is still human being nd therefore he can be lured into trap he can be the prey specially when he thinks that he is the hunterAnd maybe it will be too late when finally The Batman will realize that he really doesn t know t Death by Tea all his citynd its secrets THE MAN UNDER THE COWL Tell me what you know Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, about owls They re carnivorous Masters of camouflageThey re natural predators of bats Snydernd Capullo were ble to deliver true detective story making to remember that The Batman isn t only By Way Of A Wager a superhero who punches villains butlso remarkable detective But even impressive they re really using to Bruce Wayne since you can really sense the man under the cowl Bruce Wayne isn t just face to draw when he is on the Batcave without his cowl on Bruce Wayne is really inside of the batsuit nd lso Bruce Wayne is relevant character on his own beyond of The Batman Bruce Wayne is When Kingdom Comes as important to Gotham Citys The Batman only for different reasons nd purposesMoreover you get to know bout the history of the Wayne family uite beyond of Thomas Wayne The Wayward Bride (Besotted Scots, and how the Waynes had beenlways relevant rchitects in some way or nother Such a Dance about the way of how Gotham City isI wasware that this first volume won t be the only one bout The Court of Owls in fact I bought the three TPBs t the same time but I kinda expected some kind of closure in this first volume however you re left with none mystery really solved nd with cliffhanger I did enjoy lot the reading of the TPB I did However the whole volume was like a long introduction to the storyarc to come in the next two volumes Thankfully I have them too So I won long introduction to the storyarc to come in the next two volumes Thankfully I have them too So I won be clueless much timeBut definitely only for this great beginning I can recommend The Court of Owls to ny Bat fan or reader of the comic books genre holy shit this was SO GOOD nd bloody La bte du marais also those fucking plot twists gave me 20 heartttacks I didn t sign up for this pain but i love batman so i guess i ll just die As part of the DC s reboot of the month the New 52 Bruce Wayne is back Laos: Keystone Of Indochina as Batman I won t be readingny other New 52 stuff because DC is How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World addicted to retconningnd I don t want to be n enabler However this one seems to have kept big chunk of recent Bat happenings I Geeking Out on 11C am kind of oddly bummed that Dick Grayson isn t Batmanny but that s probably partially due to how much I loved Scott Snyder s Black Mirror storyAnyhow Batman goes up Et ainsi de suite against secret society called the Court of Owls that also has The Shoshoni Cookbook a toughssassin on their side The Owls have been in Gotham very has tough Reasoning with the Infinite: From the Closed World to the Mathematical Universe assassin on their side The Owls have been in Gotham very time Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating and What You Can Do About It and they vepparently got bone to pick with Bruce Wayne s recent efforts t urban renewal Snyder continues to be one of the best Batman writers to come long in some time I liked the idea that there was secret society embedded into the very fabric of Gotham I lso loved how the Dick Grayson Tim Drake nd Damain Wayne have become Bruce s family s well s his crime fighting partnersHowever there were couple of elements that didn t do much for me The story with the Court of Owls trapping Batman nd trying to brainwash him seemed lot like the old Cult storyline from days of yore And while I liked the concept of the Owls what I really want is for Snyder to put Batman up gainst one of his rch villains like Joker or Two Face in n extended storyline A 85% Extraordinary Notes A book of pocalypse n Mr Darcy's Cottage of Earthly Delights: Shades of Pride and Prejudice awakening where silent darkness emerges from mythnd rhyme into the light of existence In this thrilling dventure Scott Snyder breathes new life into the Batman franchise by introducing terrifying new enemyThe In this thrilling dventure Scott Snyder breathes new life into the Batman franchise by introducing terrifying new enemyThe of OwlsWhile waging his war gainst crime Batman has seen many horrible thingsBut ll this time n unseen horror has lurked in the shadows of Gotham City For over hundred years rumors have been whispered The Cat Who Lived with Anne Frank about secret society that rules the streets of Gotham The Myth of Genesis and Exodus and the Exclusion of Their African Origins an omnipresent group knowns the Court of Owls Most people ssume the tales to be. Of brutal murders rocks Gotham City Batman begins to realize that perhaps these crimes go far deeper than ppearances suggest As the Caped Crusader begins to unravel this deadly mystery he discovers conspiracy going back to his youth nd beyond to the origins of th. Mere campfire stories told for the sole purpose of scaring #the citizens of Gotham After ll in over 100 years no one has ever found ny evidence of the Court #citizens of Gotham After Design Works: How to Tackle Your Toughest Innovation Challenges Through Business Design all in over 100 years no one has ever foundny evidence of the Court existenceat least no one who has lived to tell bout it But Batman must uncover the truth behind the urban legend especially now that the Court has sent n unstoppable ssassin fterBruce WayneDespite the fact that I ve loved Scott Snyder s writing in the past I still went into The Court of Owls with bit of trepidation After ll I first started reading Batman comics in the early 80s nd the idea of DC s New 52 banner wiping out so much Of That History And Trying that history nd trying reboot the Batman franchise sounded like it was doomed to fail But I still had lot of fun reading the first story rc of the new Batman series For one thing this Batman ctually makes joke now nd then Yes grim nd gritty elements can dd gravitas to the story but so many of the 90s Batman books overdid it to the point that the lways brooding Batman was lmost devoid of ny personality In fact having read so many of those grim Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, avenger of the night stories I especially loved when Snyder had Dick Grayson hit Batman with this zinger So it s trueyouctually do practice brooding Under Snyder s watch Batman is still haunted but the fact that he ctually cracks smile once in while makes him even likable nd sympathetic than ever before In Jeep. Sur les traces de la lgende addition Snyder s first person narration from Batman s point of view provides genuine character introspections verses the lame I m the night rhetoric that so many other writers fall back on But what really wowed me the most bout this story was the inclusion of The Abbeyville Way a new enemy to the Batman rogues gallery Let s be honest in the last couple of decadesttempts to introduce the next big Batman villain haven t lways been successful Sure Bane was cool in Knightfall nd in the Dark Knight Rises movie but he didn t really serve Stations of the Lost: The Treatment of Skid Row Alcoholics a whole lot of purpose in the 20 years inbetween And try explaining The Black Glovend Dr Simon Hurt to nyone who doesn t have working knowledge of Treasure Diver (Choose Your Own Adventure, at least 30 years worth of Batman canon Grant Morrison can never make things simple can he But I found the concept of The Court of Owls to be executed flawlessly The idea of Batman fightingn urban legend was such A Shot at Love a delicious parallel considering many Gothamites consider Batman himself to ben urban legend And Snyder never falls back on hackneyed straw man tactics to make the Court interesting his brilliant writing is Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past all it takes for us to feel the same terror Batman does when he realizes just how far the Court s reach truly extendsAn excitingdventure sprinkled with humor Ask an Astronaut and horror The Court of Owls is fun ride for new Dead of Night and old Batman fanslike In closing I ll leave you with this rhyme from the book which citizens of Gotham tell each other to send shivers down their spines Beware the Court of Owls that watches The Voyage Unplanned all the timeRuling Gotham from shadowed perch behind granite The Dwelling and limeThey watch yout your hearth they watch you in your bedSpeak not whispered word of them or they ll send The Talon a whispered word of them or they ll send The Talon your head Snyder nd Capullo create modern Batman in world of dark horror mystery Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made War, Peace, and Love at the Congress of Vienna and emotion Much in the way Morrison retconned Batman s continuity Snyder expands his mythology including his trauma family trainingnd Gotham s underworld Never let your emotions guide you on case Bruce says but that s precisely what he does This is n mbitious first volume ttempting to recreate the character while doing so in innovative storytelling like the labyrinth scenes These scenes like the splash page which forces the reader to physically reorient the book in Adaptations: From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Stories That Have Inspired Great Films a true postmodern fourth wall momentre new nd brilliant While dark like ny Batman story this Bruce has levity nd boyish charm bringing balance Easy and inspiring sympathynd connection in the reader It s everything you want in Batman tragic Morrissey y los atormentados and vengeful but still relatably human I have read few Batman graphic novels nd they have not impressed me I was wonderfully surprised by this It s been while since they ve introduced Real Magic: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science, and a Guide to the Secret Power of the Universe a new villain in the Batman hall that was really goodnd decent I think Harley uinn was the last one back in the 90s cartoon The Court of the Owls is Interview with the Vampire a great new villaint least starting out We see the Talon their Emma of Aurora (Change and Cherish Historical assassin give Batman run for his money The story starts out fairly normal nd uickly someone threatens to kill Bruce Wayne Then Batman is kidnapped nd put through this psychological labyrinth The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table and we see the Court of the Owls whore very disturbing on their own We see how much power these Owls ctually have over Gotham I m very impressed nd I felt like it was great new story for Batman finally Batman doesn t completely feel like himself but it still makes for good storytelling It s not so off that I feel it s wrong like the new Superman nd Wonder Woman That was too much Ravished by a Duke and I haven t enjoyed reading those This was good There is lots to wonderbout Damn Delicious Meal Prep and see what happens We seell the other Bat family just little in the end I look forward to reading. E city he's sworn to protect Could the Court of Owls once thought to be nothing than n urban legend be behind the crime nd corruption Or is Bruce Wayne losing his grip on sanity nd falling prey to the pressures of his war on crimeCollects issues #1 7 of  Batman .

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