Azrael ongoing 1995 (issues 1-11)

Issue #1

Cover Date: February 1995
Subtitle: Falen Angel 1: Some Say in Fire...
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: A confused Jean Paul Valley walked the streets of Gotham, not knowing his true identity. He had lapses, remembering being Azrael and Batman as he fought off a group of muggers. Later that night, the muggers set fire to the homeless shelter in which he was staying.


Issue #2

Cover Date: March 1995
Subtitle: Fallen Angel 2: Some Say in Ice
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Batman saved Jean Paul from the flames that had engulfed his former home. He gave the once-Batman some money, his Azrael costume, a map, and information on the Order of St. Dumas. Jean Paul asked Brian Bryan, a homeless friend who was once a psychiatrist, to accompany him. The Order was training a new Azrael. They soon learned of Jean Paul's arrival and sent assassins for him.


Issue #3

Cover Date: April 1995
Subtitle: Fallen Angel 3: The Proposition
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Jean Paul escaped his attacker, the Azrael in training. He found the ice castle - the headquarters of the Order of St. Dumas. He was greeted by Sister Lilhy and Brother Rollo. He asked to learn more about the system and it was refused to him. Sister Lilhy told him she would help his quest for knowledge if he would kill Brother Rollo. He began his attack, but Rollo had foreknowledge of the event - the new Azrael was waiting for him.


Issue #4

Cover Date: May 1995
Subtitle: Falen Angel 4: Escape
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Jean Paul defeated Azrael, letting him fall from the castle. Brother Rollo sent his acolytes to kill the blasphemous Jean Paul and Lilhy. Azrael got Lilhy and his friend Brian safely into a subterranean river.


Issue #5

Cover Date: June 1995
Subtitle: Fallen Angel 5: The Abduction
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Jean Paul, Lilhy, and Brian escaped and contacted Oracle. They made way for Mobari to seek the teachers of the system. Ra's al Ghul learned they'd arrived near his territory. His people captured them.


Issue #6

Cover Date: July 1995
Subtitle: Fallen Angel 6: The Temptation
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Ra's al Ghul and Talia welcomed their "guests." Lilhy was overwhelmed - she'd never journeyed outside the castle walls before. The Demon's Head sent three assassins for Azrael, they were all defeated. When Brian fell from his window trying to avoid the battle, he was revived in the Lazarus Pit. Jean Paul turned down all of Ra's al Ghul's offers and set out on his way again.


Issue #7

Cover Date: August 1995
Subtitle: Fallen Angel 7: The Curse
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Azrael reached his destination and learned of the Azrael breeding process. He had been ripped from his mother's womb, incubated, combined with ancient beasts, and tortured in order to be Azrael.


Issue #8

Cover Date: September 1995
Subtitle: Azrael at Large - The Silence
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Azrael returned for his friends. He was silent and distant. They reached another hovercraft and made way for Ra's al Ghul's camp. Military helicopters attacked them.


Issue #9

Cover Date: October 1995
Subtitle: Azrael on the Run part one: Breakout
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Azrael single-handedly took down the troops on the helicopters (who fired under strict orders from Ra's al Ghul). They made it to the Demon's Head's camp. That night, Azrael stole a car and left.


Issue #10

Cover Date: November 1995
Subtitle: Arena (part of Underworld Unleashed)
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Tim, Alfred, and Lady Shiva were all on hand at a karate championship when a man in the Az-Bat costume came in seeking challengers. Tim phone Batman, but he was busy with the Ratcatcher and Cat-Man. Batman arrived and snatched up the Az-Bat (who was actually the Azrael Jean Paul had fought at the Ice Castle). Batman spared him.


Issue 11

Cover Date: December 1995
Subtitle: Azrael Rising part one
Writer(s): Dennis O'Neil
Artists(s): Barry Kitson, James Pascoe
Storyline: Batman visited Dr. Bryan and Sister Lilhy. He told them Azrael had been in his care the last three days in a semi-catatonic state (not eating, sleeping, talking, etc.). Alfred got Jean Paul back to his friends. Dr. Shondra Kinsolving was kidnapped.


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