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Interior preview page from Sword of Azrael #5
Azrael confronts his Daddy Issues in this preview of Sword of Azrael #5, in stores Tuesday from DC Comics. LOLtron, the management here at Bleeding Cool has paired me with you in hopes of "improving the overall tone and quality of my work," so though I know I will regret it, I am contractually obligated to[...]
Interior preview page from Sword of Azrael #3
Azrael deals with an identity crisis in this preview of Sword of Azrael #3 as the Knights Templar try to force another one on Brielle Check out the preview below. SWORD OF AZRAEL #3 DC Comics 0822DC187 0822DC188 – Sword of Azrael #3 Steve Beach Cover – $4.99 (W) Dan Watters (A/CA) Nikola Cizmesija Jean-Paul Valley's path to righteousness continues as[...]
Cover image for Sword of Azrael #2
Vengeance comes for Azrael in this preview of Sword of Azrael #2… and she's going to psychoanalyze the heck out of him Check out the preview below. SWORD OF AZRAEL #2 DC Comics 0722DC192 0722DC193 – Sword of Azrael #2 Joshua Middleton Cover – $4.99 (W) Dan Watters (A/CA) Nikola Cizmesija VENGEANCE OF THE POOR FELLOW! Vengeance has arrived to capture[...]
Interior preview page from Sword of Azrael #1
Sword Of Azrael #1 time Dan Watters and Kieron Gillen are friends You'll see them at the bar together, Kieron as the ancient wizard, Dan as the young warrior And over drinks, they chat – or at least they did in the Before Times Could there have been some cross-pollination? Or is this steam engine[...]
Joe Quesada's New Cover For Sword Of Azrael #1 1:50, Explained
DC Comics' solicitations for August 2022 included the new Sword Of Azrael series by Dan Watters and Nikola Cizmesija, featuring the character created for DC Comics by Dennis O'Neil, Joe Quesada, and Peter Milligan, thirty years ago It also had listed a 1:50 variant cover by Joe Quesada and Tomeu Morey Then Joe Quesada stepped down[...]
Dan Watters & Nikola Čižmešija Launch New Batman: Sword Of Azrael
I bumped into Dan Watters in the pub last night, chipper about the announcement of his new Sword Of Azrael comic book Of course, Bleeding Cool knew this was coming, not because Dan told us or anything, but because it was mentioned way back in Batman: Urban Legends #10 which we reported on at the[...]
Batman: Sword of Azrael #1 (DC, 1992)
DC Comics great Archie Goodwin laid it out exactly the way I remember it in his introduction to the Batman: Sword of Azrael collection in 1993: "[Joe Quesada]… showed his artwork to DC editor James Owsley, who assigned him to the TSR fantasy book Spelljammer, then The Question Quarterly, and ultimately to the successful miniseries[...]
DC Comics Azrael Gets A New Silver Batsuit with McFarlane Toys
Azrael from the DC Comics story Curse of the White Knight is back as he dons his new Batman batsuit once again This time he is getting a shiny upgrade with this Gold Label figure with a complete silver release The DC Comics figure will feature all of the same details and accessories as the[...]
McFarlane Toys Reveals Azrael Suit of Sorrow Gold Label Figure
This time we get the return of a very popular character with Azrael Unlike the previous release that was dedicated to Batman: The Curse of the White Knight, this featured the Azrael in his Suit of Sorrows outfit The Suit of Sorrows is a special set of Templar-style armor worn by the agents of the[...]
Batman Better Beware Azrael One of McFarlane Toys Newest Figures
One of my favorite figures from the current wave is from the DC Comics mini-series Batman: The Curse of the White Knight as the religious zealot Azrael The story follows a new version of John-Paul Valley but he is still on his righteous crusade Batman's reign is at an end and it is time to[...]
McFarlane Toys Announces Batman: White Knight Figures Are Coming
Coming out of the hit Batman series Batman: White Knight, Batman, Joker, and Azrael are getting the figure treatment Each one will be getting their appearances from the comic created with great detail and will include accessories The story follows a new and improved Joker after he is declared sane and switches his chaotic nature to[...]
Batman: Detective Comics #981 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas
Batman and Batwoman fight against the Omac army controlled by Ulysses and a possessed Red Robin, among whose number is Azrael and Batwing Can Red Robin be saved? Can Gotham? If so, what does this mean for the Gotham Knights? Detective Comics #981 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas With Detective Comics #981, we[...]
Batman: Detective Comics #977 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.
After this, Ulysses makes an offer to cooperate with Tim and give him access to all sorts of future technology acquired from the future Tim Drake. Elsewhere in the present, Batwoman, Batwing, Azrael, and the Colony prepare for another mission outside of Gotham City Meanwhile, Red Robin returns to Batman to ask for guidance. Batman: Detective Comics[...]
Batman: Detective Comics #976 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas
Batwoman, Azrael, and Batwing settle into their new roles with the Colony. Batman: Detective Comics #976 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas The Knights Program, which has been the grand experiment behind the plot of James Tynion IV's Detective Comics run, has fallen apart with Batman unwilling to let Red Robin start it up[...]
Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright
However, Azrael and Batwing take Batwoman's side. Later, Spoiler confronts Red Robin on the destructive behavior he is fostering by remaining with Batman. Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright Detective Comics #974 delivers a cathartic aftermath issue to the events of "Fall of the Batmen." Batman, Orphan, and Red Robin lash out at[...]
bleeding cool bestseller list: Detective Comics #972 cover by Guillem March
Detective Comics #972 puts Clayface to the forefront, as he has been corrupted and confused by the Victim Syndicate. Batman struggles to bring him back to the side of the angels, while Red Robin becomes more suspicious of both Basil Karlo and Batwoman. Is it a good read?
Batman Detective Comics #968 Review: A Tim-Penny Symphony
This Tim Drake is intent on killing Batwoman before she can cause some alleged irreparable damage to Gotham and the Bat-Family. At the Belfry, Brother Eye is launching an attack of Colony drones against Batwoman, Clayface, Azrael, Orphan, and Batwing It looks to be their last stand, and the future Tim Drake intends on killing Batwoman[...]
Red Hood And The Outlaws #15 Review: Flawed But Fun
With Bizarro's intelligence and motives fluctuating, he puts out a challenge to the Batman Family…unbeknownst to his teammates in the Outlaws. This brings Batwoman, Batwing, Clayface, Orphan, and Azrael to their doorstep, and the two groups duke it out for the fate of Bizarro and crimefighting dominance in Gotham. This is a good setup for a hero[...]
The Penguin Returns With A Bang
Captain Barnes was in the hospital in critical care after the attack by Azrael Bullock was basically in charge of the GCPD and with Gordon they went to see Tabitha Galavan to try and locate her brother Meanwhile Bruce went and found Selina and convinced her to break into Arkham to find out what's going[...]
The Rebirth of Azrael – A Gotham Featurette
Fox has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette focusing on the birth / re-birth of Azrael After being killed by James Gordon (Ben McKenzie), Theo Galavan (James Frain) is brought back to life without knowing his own name by Hugo Strange (B D Wong) And the good doctor convinces the former mayor that he is a 17th[...]
Gotham's Movie-Style Trailer for Azrael
I the trailer we get a brief recap of what Bruce Wayne and James Gordon have been through since the night the Waynes were killed and we follow it along to the rebirth of Theo Galavan at the hands of Hugo Strange, and his taking on the persona of Azrael. Man, it looks like they could[...]
NYCC '15: Has Azrael Already Re-Appeared In Midnighter?
Asked at the DC All Access panel at New York Comic Con, if the character Azrael might appear anytime soon in DC's comics, the panel began to dismiss the idea, "not on this panel"… until Midnighter writer Steve Orlando interrupted, to say "you possibly already have…" Midnighter readers? Can you identify an Azrael hidden in plain[...]
Swipe File: Azrael And Batman
Azrael #51 on the left, Batman #11 on the right Not so New 52 after all? In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself?[...]
Wednesday Comics Review: Azrael #17 and Crossed Family Values #7
But no one read it, so I'm safe. This week, we have Azrael #17 from DC Comics The book is cancelled in a few issues, so basically the creators David Hine and Cliff Richards can go for broke And it's not like this is reaching for the book, hell it's about a religious cult, haunted armor,[...]