Batman #1

    Batman » Batman #1 - Volume 1: The Court of Owls released by DC Comics on May 2012.

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    Volume 1: The Court of Owls last edited by downinthesewer on 10/10/23 01:22PM View full history

    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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    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.

    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.

    Start of a new Batman 0

    This is the first Batman comic that I bought and I thoroughly enjoyed it. A definite recommendation for new readers and I hope to go on and finish the entire collection now. A sneak peak is there is change of orientation for a few pages somewhere in the fifth chapter I think. It goes from portrait to landscape to upside down. At first I thought this was a printers error but later found out that it was Snyder's idea to keep it more into the story. So don't go blasting away to your local store fo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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