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After a series of deadly discoveries, Bruce Wayne has learned that the Court of Owls is real - and a deadly threat out to control Gotham City! Unleashing their deadly assassins known as the Talons, Batman must stop the insidious Court of Owls before they claim the city for their own. In doing so, The Dark Knight will uncover dark secrets - not just about the city he's sworn to protect, but about the history of the Wayne family. Collects BATMAN #8-12 and BATMAN ANNUAL #1.


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Flight "Deus Ex Machina" Landing on Runway 11 0

Well, that was easy. Taking a lesson from "Best of Both Worlds, pt. 2," Scott Snyder decides the best way to conquer a centuries'-old unstoppable secret force is to have it self-destruct, giving our hero nothing to do but wonder (and doubt), really. I suppose there wasn't any other way to stop this threat, given the head-scratching notion of Batman being able to discover, rout, and extirpate a 200-year-old secret cabal in 36 hours, but be prepared to be a bit disappointed. That's the trouble wit...

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Taking the war to the Court. 0

Batman had been on the trail of an organization called the Court of Owls, whom claim to be the true underworld rulers of Gotham City. Originally he brushed them off as an old Gotham legend, part of a nursery rhyme he grew up hearing. Things somewhat changed when the Court sent one of their assassins called a Talon to kill Bruce Wayne. Batman wasn't totally convinced of their existence though, until they forced a full confrontation with him that almost cost him his life. Batman recovers from the ...

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