Comic Book Series
Sword of Azrael 1

Cover to Sword of Azrael #1

Azrael was published by DC Comics. Price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Sword of Azrael #5: 06 Dec 2022

Current Issue[]

Sword of Azrael #6: 03 Jan 2023

Next Issue[]



The six-issue Sword of Azrael started August 2022.


Main Characters[]

  • Azrael


  • Batman


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Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

Sword of Azrael #6[]

Sword of Azrael #5[]

Sword of Azrael #4[]

Sword of Azrael #3[]

Sword of Azrael #2[]

Sword of Azrael #1[]

Sword of Azrael: Dark Knight of the Soul #1[]

Collects the three-part Azrael story from Batman: Urban Legends #8-10.

Azrael #18[]

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Past Storylines[]


Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Azrael: Death's Dark Knight - Collects Death's Dark Knight #1-3, plus Detective Comics Annual #11 & Batman Annual #27. "A new Avenging Angel arrives in Gotham City: Michael Lane, ex-police officer, drafted by the Order of Purity to take on the mantle of Azrael, God's Sword of Justice." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227074
  • Azrael: Angel in the Dark - Collects vol. 2 #1-6. "A hired killer comes to Gotham City seeking revenge for crimes committed decades in the past, and Azrael faces an impossible conflict: What if God’s justice forces the hero to claim one of God’s servants?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401228747
  • Sword of Azrael - Collects Sword of Azrael: Dark Knight of the Soul #1 & Sword of Azrael #1-6. "The warrior angel of St. Dumas returns! Jean-Paul Valley does not want to be Azrael ever again. All it has brought him is pain, violence, and misery. But when a young woman who claims to have the same System programming that made Jean-Paul into Azrael arrives, he won’t have a choice but to don the violent mantle of Azrael once more to protect her." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779520364


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Creative Team[]

Sword of Azrael[]

Writer: Dan Watters. Artist/Covers: Nikola Čižmešija

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-100, 1995-2003 (#47-100 as Azrael: Agent of the Bat)
  • Death's Dark Knight: #1-3, 2009
  • Volume 2: #1-18, 2009-2011
  • Sword of Azrael #1-6, 2022-2023

Future Publication Dates[]

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