Face the Court, Part One last edited by Omnipotent94 on 05/10/19 12:59PM View full history

Shocking discoveries lead Batman deeper into the mystery of the Court of Owls and its secret and bloody ties to both Gotham City and the Wayne family. But an even deadlier threat awaits Batman: a trap set hundreds of years ago, far beneath his city. The war for Gotham's soul begins here!

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The Eyes of Conspiracy Watch the Children 0

The Good: This is definitely the best cover for the series thus far. It's really intense and compelling, placing Batman in the skin-crawlingly ominous eyes of the ever-watching Talon. The city in blood underneath him and the way the metal bits on his headpiece blend into the sky are extra touches of brillaince that make this into a masterpiece.Snyder does another incredible job using an extensively informative narration as a framing device. This one is MUCH more personal to Batman, and actually ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Bruce Wayne, The Boy Detective 0

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo have been giving us a story of massive size. A threat that may have or may not have been around for hundreds of years. Does issue #4 add onto this full scale threat?  THE GOOD: I like Greg Capullo's art. I think that it makes Batman's world feel dark and shady. I think that if we ever needed a definite version of Gotham City; this should be it. The story is actually makes this story work so well. Scott Snyder can writer, and boy does he write a great Bruce. We get t...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

The Calm Before the Storm 0

Story: Following his escape from the tripwire trap that went off at the end of last issue, Bruce shares with Dick his first case as a boy detective.The Review (Minor Spoilers): Capullo's artwork has a quality consistent with that of past issues. The action sequence at the beginning of the issue was particularly riveting, although not better than any of the openings of previous issues. The rest of the book was fine as well, and the slight change in style during the flashback scene with Bruce was ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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