The Gotham Trap last edited by njg5595 on 07/15/20 03:41PM View full history

A new series spinning out of “Night of the Owls”!

After many years on the run, Calvin Rose returns to Gotham City to investigate the fallout from “Night of the Owls”!

Can the Court of Owls finally be defeated? Could Calvin have the one thing he’s been seeking his entire life: his freedom?

After seven years on the run the Talon is back in Gotham! He must discover the truth about the fallout of “Night of the Owls”, a powerful "show of force" from the Court of Owls on Gotham Officials.

Calvin Rose breaks in to Gotham’s abandoned Metropolitan terminal built by Court of Owls. A resurrected female Talon immediately attacks him from behind, thanks to his escape artist talents he manages to flee from the fight. Soon after the evil Talon catches up with him for the final fight: After a few kicks and punches, Calvin manages to fry her brain with a Tazer.

Suddenly Sebastian Clark appears from the shadows to rescue the wounded Talon. Hour’s later Calvin wakes up in Clark’s HQ, after a failed escape attempt, Calvin is subdued by Clark’s revenge speech aimed at the Court of Owls and the imminent danger on the Washington’s lives. The war on the court begins….

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The Psychotic Perspective: Talon #1 0

The Gotham TrapThe zero issue of Talon was a solid story, but it left me with one main concern. Can a series about an escape artist really go the distance? In last month’s issue alone, Calvin made four masterful escapes. That may be fun for a time, but how long can a series continue to produce death traps for its hero? At the same time, Calvin obviously has more going on than just his escape artistry even if that is his headlining feature. Does this issue round out the character and show that Ta...

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James Tynion IV : Escape from Scott Snyder 0

I must admit i was pretty skeptical when DC announced an all new series based on Talons, the unstoppable assassins we discovered in Scott Snyder's Court of Owls. I mean, the Bat universe already had enough series (11 were implicated in the "Night of the Owls" crossover), did we really need a new one, based on something (the Court, the Talons) we've been fattened with for almost a year? Besides, it was James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder's former student, that was done the task to write this series (de...

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Every Rose has its thorn.. 0

Talon was a book that immediatly perked my interest when it was announced during the last wave of new 52 (we still call it that?) of books, mostly because the Owls are a fascinating foe and took on Batman and his extended family and nearly won! The prospect of a rogue Talon sounded great to me, i always find these kinds of stories to have the most potential and of course having Scott Snyder co-plotting on the story dosent hurt.Although i didnt review the zero issue i actually read and enjoyed it...

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