Azrael Vol. 1: Fallen Angel by Dennis ONeilThe beginning of one of the most controversial comics characters of all time.
There’s a new hero in Batman’s world, whether the Dark Knight likes it or not!
Jean-Paul Valley has just been told by his dying father that his family is part of an ancient secret society known as The Order of St. Dumas—and that he is the latest in a long line of deadly assassins! Now with his psychological conditioning complete, Valley has been transformed from a computer science major into the unstoppable weapon known as Azrael. But when he is forced to target the heroic Batman, he starts to question his life and duty.
Legendary creators Dennis O’Neil and Joe Quesada are joined by comic industry superstars Barry Kitson, James Pascoe, and Kevin Nowlan. AZRAEL VOL.1 FALLEN ANGEL collects BATMAN: SWORD OF AZRAEL #1-4, SHOWCASE ’94 #10, and AZRAEL #1-7.
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Azrael: Fallen Angel
There is no reference to Azrael in the Catholic Bible, and he is not considered a canonical figure within Christianity. There is, however, a story in 2 Esdras disallowed by the Catholic and Protestant Churches, but considered canonical in Eastern Orthodox teachings which is part of the Apocrypha. Azra was visited by the Archangel Uriel and given a list of laws and punishments he was to adhere to and enforce as judge over his people. Depending on various religious views, it could be taken as Ezra ascending to angelic status. Michael, Raphael, Uriel. Moroni is the name given by Joseph Smith to the angel that he claimed appeared to him several times
The month of witches, ghouls, goblins, monsters, and zombies — all of that scary stuff! And try as you may, during the month of October you cannot escape the iconic, dark hooded, skeleton figure holding a long handled scythe. Is that scary, cloaked figure Archangel Azrael? Not quite. As a matter of fact, I believe that Archangel Azrael gets a bad rap: so this article is intended to set the record straight.