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Talon is a name used by several different characters in Batman mythology. The mysterious Court of Owls have a legion of highly-trained undead assassins called Talons to control their interests, with their most prominent and recurring member being William Cobb, Dick Grayson's great-grandfather. Another prominent Talon is Calvin Rose, a defector from the Court who uses the mantle to strike back at them.

Talon the Falcon is a hunting animal that belongs to Bird, one of Bane's accomplices. Owlman of the Crime Society also has a sidekick named Talon who acts as an evil counterpart to Robin. Another character known as "Talon" was a Static villain named Teresa, who has bird-like powers. She was present at a massive gang Riot in Dakota City called the "Big Bang", where she breathed the Quantum Vapor, causing her to mutate into a metahuman.

Talons were created by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, first appearing in Batman (Volume 2) #2 (2011). Teresa was created by Dwayne McDuffie, first appearing in the Static Shock episode The Breed (2000). Her first appearance in the comics regular continuity was in Static: Season One #6 (2022).

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