Hidden for years, the mysterious Court of Owls surfaces in Gotham City--what must Batman do to defeat them, and what deadly connection do they have to his past? Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's masterpiece epic is collected in its entirey in trade paperback for the first time ever!
Scott Snyder is a #1 New York Times best-selling writer and one of the most critically acclaimed scribes in all of comics. His works include All-Star Batman, Batman, Batman Eternal, Superman Unchained, American Vampire and Swamp Thing. He has also been published in Zoetrope, Tin House, One-Story, Epoch, Small Spiral Notebook and other journals, and has a short-story collection, Voodoo Heart, which was published by Dial Press. He teaches at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence University and lives in New York with his wife, Jeanie, and his son, Jack Presley.
"Scott Snyder has reinvented Batman... deepening and humanizing the Dark Knight's myth -- in the making since 1939 -- like no one since Frank Miller in the 1980s."--The New York Times
"Greg Capullo's masterful art continues to bring Snyder's words
to life."--Craveonline "One of the best Batman runs in the
history of the character."--IGN "This is a clever and sophisticated
Batman--with a dark, edgy, and thought-provoking narrative. Readers
will find it hard to put down." --Publisher's Weekly "A+.
The hero's got personality a horde of supervillains, gumption to
spare and a whole host of high-tech gadgetry to suitably impress
longtime fans and those new to the Dark Knight." --USA Today
"Writer Scott Snyder pulls from the oldest aspects of the Batman
myth, combines it with sinister-comic elements from the series'
best period, and gives the whole thing terrific forward-spin by
setting up an honest-to-gosh mystery for Batman to solve."
"Snyder knows these characters, sets up an intriguing mystery, and delivers some action that Capullo realizes stunningly." --The Onion/AV Club "Hits all the right notes. I enjoyed the living hell out of this." --io9