A New Hero Rises to take on the Court of Owls in ‘Talon’
Today sees the release of the “Talon” Volume 1: Scourge of the Owls trade paperback, collecting issues #0-7 of the series from DC Comics. This spin-off from the incredibly popular “Batman: Court of Owls” storyline is co-plotted by “Batman” writer Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV with scripting by Tynion and art by Guillem March with additional pencils by Juan Jose Ryp and inks by Vicente Cifuentes.
“Talon” follows Calvin Rose, a Haly’s Circus escape artist recruited by the Court of Owls secret society years ago to be their assassin. However, after completing his training to become the Court’s Talon, Rose quickly determined the Owls were not what he was promised and fled Gotham City to escape them. After years on the run, Rose sees a weakened Court after the events in the Batman event “Night of the Owls” and realizes if he finishes them off, he can finally stop running.