Batman: Sword of Azrael #1 (Oct. 1992):
“Vanishing Angels & Sudden Death”
by Denny O'Neil, Joe Quesada, Kevin Nowlan

Batman: Sword of Azrael #1

Title: “Vanishing Angels & Sudden Death”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 1992

Publisher: DC
Written by: Denny O'Neil
Art by: Joe Quesada, Kevin Nowlan

7 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Batman Batman (Bruce Wayne)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian / Catholic (lapsed); atheist
Batman family; Quinntets...  DC 11,112
Azrael Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: M Catholic (Order of St. Dumas)
Batman family
[temporarily filled in as Batman]
DC 210
Alfred Pennyworth Alfred Pennyworth supporting character
CBR Scale: I Anglican
[butler] DC 3,048
Commissioner Gordon Commissioner Gordon supporting character
CBR Scale: U Protestant
GCPD; The Mystery Analysts of Gotham City DC 2,797
Oracle Oracle (Barbara Gordon) hero
  Batman family; Birds of Prey...  DC 921
Azrael (Ludovic Valley) supporting character
CBR Scale: M Catholic (Order of St. Dumas)
[father of Azrael (who took Batman's place for a time)] DC 10
Saint Dumas supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: D Catholic monk: Sacred Order of
Saint Dumas (founder)
[soldier] DC 13