Batman #2 - The City of Owls
([May] 2013)

DC, 2012 Series
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Volume
2
Price
24.99 USD; 28.99 CAD
Pages
216
On-sale Date
2013-03-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3777-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401237776 52499
Editing
Mike Marts (credited) (editor - original series); Katie Kubert (credited) (assistant editor - original series); Peter Hamboussi (credited) (editor); Bob Harras (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Second printing available May 15, 2013 (per comiclist.com).

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Volume 2: The City of Owls (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited) (signed as +fco)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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[The City of Owls] (Table of Contents: 2)

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typeset

Genre
superhero

Batman Volume 2: The City of Owls (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (signed as Capullo)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (signed as +fco)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo
Inks
Jonathan Glapion
Colors
FCO Plascencia
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talon [Lincoln March]

Indexer Notes

Series credits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo
Inks
Jonathan Glapion
Colors
FCO Plascencia
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia credits.

Previously... (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / recap / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Greg Capullo
Inks
Jonathan Glapion
Colors
FCO Plascencia
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #8] (Table of Contents: 7)

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Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talons
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[Batman #8] (Table of Contents: 8)

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Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited) (signed as +fco)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talons
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Attack on Wayne Manor (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited)
Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited)
Inks
Jonathan Glapion (credited)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Night of the Owls, 7:01 PM...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Talons (villains); William Cobb [Talon] (villain)
Synopsis
The Talons attack Bruce Wayne in his home.
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The Call (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited); James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Rafael Albuquerque (credited)
Inks
Rafael Albuquerque (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited as Patrick Brosseau)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at this, friends.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Birds of Prey [Black Canary, Katana, Starling]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Betty Park; Bill Keep; Jan Spitz; John Lee; Michael Davis; Miguel Guadalupe; Valerie Venderman; Talons (villains)
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[Batman #9] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited) (signed as +fco)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talons
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[Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #9] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talons
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Night of the Owls (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited)
Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited)
Inks
Jonathan Glapion (credited)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Jimmy Betancourt (credited as Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first members of my family to live in the manor were Solomon and Joshua Wayne--brothers. They bought the house in 1855.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (cameo); Nightwing [Dick Grayson] (cameo); Robin [Damian Wayne] (cameo); Alfred Pennyworth; Lincoln March (death); Talons (villains)
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[Batman Annual #1] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Fabok (credited) (signed as Fabok)
Inks
Jason Fabok (credited) (signed as Fabok)
Colors
Peter Steigerwald (credited) (signed as Peter S, Aspen Logo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Mr. Freeze [Victor Fries]
Reprints

First Snow (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited); James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Jason Fabok (credited)
Inks
Jason Fabok (credited)
Colors
Peter Steigerwald (credited)
Letters
Sal Cipriano (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lowell, Nebraska.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Brian; Dr. Jeremiah Arkham; Dr. Kearney (death); Lucius Fox (flashback); Mr. Richards; Mrs. Fries (flashback, death); Nora Fields; Mr. Freeze [Victor Fries] (origin, villain); Penquin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain)
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[Batman #10] (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited) (signed as +fco)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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[Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #10] (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Assault on the Court (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited)
Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited)
Inks
Jonathan Glapion (credited)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Jimmy Betancourt (credited as Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What you're looking at is the most expensive private residence in Gotham City.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Court of Owls [Joseph Powers (villain), Mrs. Powers (villain)]; Talons (villains); Talon [Thomas Wayne, Jr., also as Lincoln March] (villain)
Synopsis
Bruce finds out he has a brother named Thomas.
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[Batman #11] (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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My Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited)
Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited)
Inks
Jonathan Glapion (credited)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Jimmy Betancourt (credited as Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That all you got, brother?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dick Grayson [Nightwing]; Talon [Thomas Wayne, Jr., also as Lincoln March] (villain)
Synopsis
Batman defeats Lincoln March, and then tries to find documentation to support the claim that he is really Thomas Wayne, Jr.
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The Fall of the House of Wayne (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited); James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Rafael Albuquerque (credited)
Inks
Rafael Albuquerque (credited)
Colors
Dave McCaig (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited as Patrick Brosseau); Dezi Sienty (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Years ago...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bruce Wayne [Batman]; Jarvis Pennyworth; Alfred Pennyworth; Martha Wayne; Thomas Wayne; Talon (villain)
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[Batman #12] (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited) (signed as +fco)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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[Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #12] (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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Ghost in the Machine (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited); James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Becky Cloonan (credited); Andy Clarke (credited) (additional art)
Inks
Becky Cloonan (credited); Sandu Florea (credited) (additional inks)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Jimmy Betancourt (credited as Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes all it takes is a few words to change your life.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Cullen Row; Harper Row; Tiger Shark (villain)
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Variant Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 25)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo
Inks
Jonathan Glapion
Colors
FCO Plascencia
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

[Batman 8 by Jason Fabok & Peter Steigerwald] (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Fabok (credited) (signed as Fabok)
Inks
Jason Fabok (credited) (signed as Fabok)
Colors
Peter Steigerwald (credited) (signed as Peter S, Aspen Logo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Court of Owls
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[Batman 9 by Dale Keown & FCO Plascencia] (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dale Keown (credited) (signed as Keown)
Inks
Dale Keown (credited) (signed as Keown)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited) (signed as +fco)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

[Batman 10 by Rafael Albuquerque] (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rafael Albuquerque (credited) (signed as Albuquerque)
Inks
Rafael Albuquerque (credited) (signed as Albuquerque)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

[Batman 11 by Andy Clarke & Tomeu Morey] (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Andy Clarke (credited)
Inks
Andy Clarke (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talon [Lincoln March]
Reprints

[Batman 12 by Bryan Hitch & Nathan Fairbairn] (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bryan Hitch (credited)
Inks
Bryan Hitch (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Volume 2: The City of Owls
    Batman
  2. 2. [The City of Owls]
    Batman
  3. 3. Batman Volume 2: The City of Owls
  4. 4. [no title indexed]
  5. 5. [no title indexed]
  6. 6. Previously...
    Batman
  7. 7. [Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #8]
    Batman
  8. 8. [Batman #8]
    Batman
  9. 9. Attack on Wayne Manor
    Batman
  10. 10. The Call
    Batman
  11. 11. [Batman #9]
    Batman
  12. 12. [Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #9]
    Batman
  13. 13. Night of the Owls
    Batman
  14. 14. [Batman Annual #1]
    Batman
  15. 15. First Snow
    Batman
  16. 16. [Batman #10]
    Batman
  17. 17. [Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #10]
    Batman
  18. 18. Assault on the Court
    Batman
  19. 19. [Batman #11]
    Batman
  20. 20. My Brother's Keeper
    Batman
  21. 21. The Fall of the House of Wayne
    Batman
  22. 22. [Batman #12]
    Batman
  23. 23. [Greg Capullo Variant Sketch Cover of Batman #12]
    Batman
  24. 24. Ghost in the Machine
    Batman
  25. 25. Variant Cover Gallery
  26. 26. [Batman 8 by Jason Fabok & Peter Steigerwald]
    Batman
  27. 27. [Batman 9 by Dale Keown & FCO Plascencia]
    Batman
  28. 28. [Batman 10 by Rafael Albuquerque]
    Batman
  29. 29. [Batman 11 by Andy Clarke & Tomeu Morey]
    Batman
  30. 30. [Batman 12 by Bryan Hitch & Nathan Fairbairn]
    Batman
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