Talon Vol. 1: Scourge of the Owls (The New 52)

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As a young performer with Haly's Circus, young Calvin Rose was secretly being raised to be a master assassin--a killing machine called a Talon. The Talons have always served the mysterious Court of Owls, a group of wealthy individuals who will stop at nothing to maintain their grip on power in Gotham City.  When Rose defects from the Talon's ranks, he is marked for death and spends the next few years using all his training to hide from his former masters.

After years on the...

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Overview

As a young performer with Haly's Circus, young Calvin Rose was secretly being raised to be a master assassin--a killing machine called a Talon. The Talons have always served the mysterious Court of Owls, a group of wealthy individuals who will stop at nothing to maintain their grip on power in Gotham City.  When Rose defects from the Talon's ranks, he is marked for death and spends the next few years using all his training to hide from his former masters.

After years on the run, Rose finally returns to Gotham City following the horrors of "The Night of Owls."  He'll set off to investigate what remains of the Court of Owls, but will he be able to gain his freedom at long last?

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Praise for Scott Snyder's Batman:

"A+. The hero's got personality (and is unafraid to release a quip as sharp as a Batarang), 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."—Entertainment Weekly

Praise for Scott Snyder's American Vampire:

"At a time when vampire stories engulf pop culture, this one's actually fresh and original"—Entertainment Weekly

"American Vampire is full of amazing dialogue and great characterization, simply an amazing book that begs to be picked up."—Ain't It Cool News

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401238872
  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Publication date: 9/3/2013
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 495,983
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Snyder
Scott Snyder is one of comics' best young writers. His current works include Batman, 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 their children.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2013

    Not too bad

    For someone who now casually follows comics it was very satisfying.

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