- Batman is the most popular of the DC comic book heroes, and his graphic novels are consistently the bestselling of the DC line. The Court of Owls graphic novel written by Scott Snyder hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.
- “The Court of Owls” has been one of the most popular and influential Batman story lines, lending an intricate multi-generational crime drama to the history of Gotham City, even becoming an element of the Gotham television series.
- Batman: The Court of Owls will be an entirely new original novel, reaching back into the history of the Court and revealing new threats the criminal society poses today, bringing them into direct combat with Batman.
- As a novelist, Greg Cox has contributed to some of the most successful prose projects involving the DC Universe, from the sweeping mega-series 52, Countdown, and Final Crisis to the blockbuster movie tie-ins Batman: The Dark
Synopsis: The Court of Owls is a criminal secret society that has controlled Gotham City for centuries, led by some of the city’s wealthiest and most influential families. They employ deadly trained assassins known as Talons, and in the modern day their activities pit them against Bruce Wayne– Batman. This multi-generational saga reveals the grip the Court has maintained throughout the history of Gotham.
Author Biography: Greg Cox is a New York Times bestselling author known
for novels tying into some of the most successful franchises in media today, including Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Terminator, and Godzilla. He’s contributed some of the most popular prose novels involving the DC Universe, from the sweeping mega-series 52, Countdown, and Final Crisis to the blockbuster movie tie-ins Batman: The Dark Knight Rises and Man of Steel.