“NIGHT OF THE OWLS” – TALON DESIGN (1980s)

The “Night of the Owls” is coming this May, pitting the extended Bat-family against the deadly Court of Owls. A shadowy secret society with roots that date back to Gotham City’s earliest history, the Court employs a cadre of timeless, sinister assassins known as Talons to execute its malevolent will. Even the BATMAN back-up features its own Talon, brought to life by artist Rafael Albuquerque. "I've tried to bring a clerical look,” he said. “Ceremonial, but also, something an assassin could use.

“NIGHT OF THE OWLS” – TALON DESIGN (1980s)

The “Night of the Owls” is coming this May, pitting the extended Bat-family against the deadly Court of Owls. A shadowy secret society with roots that date back to Gotham City’s earliest history, the Court employs a cadre of timeless, sinister assassins known as Talons to execute its malevolent will. “Our Talon is from the 1980s, so I think it reflects a very modern look,” said Bobbie Chase, RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS series editor.

“NIGHT OF THE OWLS” – TALON DESIGN (1880s)

The “Night of the Owls” is coming this May, pitting the extended Bat-family against the deadly Court of Owls. A shadowy secret society with roots that date back to Gotham City’s earliest history, the Court employs a cadre of timeless, sinister assassins known as Talons to execute its malevolent will. Though set in the 1800’s, ALL STAR WESTERN nonetheless figures prominently into the “Night of Owls.” With Jonah Hex planted in Gotham City, he comes into conflict with the Court of Owls, whose malevolent designs are part of the city’s very foundations.

“NIGHT OF THE OWLS” – TALON DESIGN (1950s)

The “Night of the Owls” is coming this May, pitting the extended Bat-family against the deadly Court of Owls. A shadowy secret society with roots that date back to Gotham City’s earliest history, the Court employs a cadre of timeless, sinister assassins known as Talons to execute its malevolent will. In advance of the final conflict, the Dark Knight himself is pitted against a Talon from the 1950s, “the era where Americans had bomb shelters in the back yard,” said BATMAN artist Greg Capullo.

“NIGHT OF THE OWLS” – TALON DESIGN (1770s)

The “Night of the Owls” is coming this May, pitting the extended Bat-family against the deadly Court of Owls. A shadowy secret society with roots that date back to Gotham City’s earliest history, the Court employs a cadre of timeless, sinister assassins known as Talons to execute its malevolent will.“Same approach as the 1660s owl, basically,” said BATMAN artist Greg Capullo of the 1770s Talon, who will be resurrected to menace BATMAN AND ROBIN. “I looked at that period’s military. I was happy to find less frilly stuff.

“NIGHT OF THE OWLS” – TALON DESIGN (1660)

The “Night of the Owls” is coming this May, pitting the extended Bat-family against the deadly Court of Owls. A shadowy secret society with roots that date back to Gotham City’s earliest history, the Court employs a cadre of timeless, sinister assassins known as Talons to execute its malevolent will. “I thought about owls for a minute, and the hooded owl sprang to mind,” said BATMAN artist Greg Capullo about the creation of the original Talon. “So I gave him a hood like an executioner. As for the lines of the suit, I let the thought of birds guide my hand.

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