Azrael is Back in the Batman Armor for Detective Comics # 962
Detective Comics # 962 was solicited with a return of one of the more familiar characters to appear in a Batman comic book in the 90s. We’re talking about the Batman replacement Azrael.
‘Tec’s writer James Tynion IV reveals that Azrael will indeed making an appearance in Detective Comics # 962 where he once again wages war with the Order of St. Dumas.
DETECTIVE COMICS #962
Written by JAMES TYNION IV • Art and cover by ALVARO MARTINEZ and RAUL FERNANDEZ
Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
“INTELLIGENCE” finale! Ascalon, the deadly artificial intelligence created by the Order of St. Dumas, is ready to replace Azrael and purify Gotham City…and all that stands in the way of the world’s most flawless computer brain is the mind of Batman himself!
On sale AUGUST 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
This was designed by artist Alvaro Martinez. Here’s the full view.
It look bad ass if you ask me. Way better than that Silver Samurai-esque armor he was wearing pre-New 52
It’s actually been a while since we saw AN Azrael wear the Batman-Azrael costume and now I’m totally excited for this. Take note though that there were two individuals who called themselves Azrael. One was Jean Paul Valley and a new guy. Far as I remember though, Valley had died and made an appearance in Blackest Night as a Black Lantern.
Detective Comics # 962 will be hitting stores August 9