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Batman. The Court of Owls
—Cox, Greg, 1959- author.
Book
2019
4 available of 4 items

For generations, an apocryphal cabal has controlled Gotham from the shadows, wielding fear and violence through its undead assassins, the Talons. The Court of Owls. Dating back centuries, its leaders are men and women of wealth and influence who meet in secrecy, hiding their identities behind stark white masks. Employing science and alchemy, they sought to kill Bruce Wayne who, as Batman, dealt them their greatest defeats. Even then they faded back into the darkness, and he could not eliminate them entirely. Now, Gotham City is plagued with a series of brutal murders in which mutilated bodies are burned almost beyond recognition. Batman and his allies--including Nightwing and Batgirl--quickly realize that the Talons have returned, yet the reason for the killings remains tauntingly unknown. As the heroes seek answers, their path stretches back more than a century. Should the Owls obtain what they seek, it could grant them power that no one could counter. With each moment that passes, more victims appear.

Item Details
Series:
Batman novel
Subjects:
Assassins -- Fiction.
Batgirl (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Batman (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Nightwing (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Rich people -- Fiction.
Superheroes -- Fiction.
Genre:
Action and adventure fiction.
Other Authors:
DC Comics, Inc.
ISBN:
9781785658167
1785658166
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
329 pages ; 25 cm.
Other Title:
Court of Owls
Notes:
"Batman created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger."
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