BATTLES OF THE WEEK

In 'Azrael: Death's Dark Knight', Nightwing fights Azrael who has the Sword Of Sin.
In ‘Azrael: Death’s Dark Knight’, Nightwing fights Azrael who has the Sword Of Sin. Photo/DC Comics

A contest of assassins! Nightwing vs Azrael.

The two contestants clash in the Batcave. On the left side is Nightwing, the successor of Batman and on the right side is Azrael, the agent of the Order of Purity.

Who wins this battle to decide who is the true agent of justice and vengeance? Let’s look at the stats!

Nightwing – New Earth
SUPER-STRENGTH: PEAK HUMAN
SUPER-SPEED: PEAK HUMAN
DURABILITY: PEAK HUMAN
ENERGY PROJECTION: PEAK HUMAN
FIGHTING-SKILLS: PEAK HUMAN
INTELLIGENCE: GENIUS
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Nightwing Suit.
  • Utility Belt.
  • Wingcycle.
  • Wing Dings/Batarangs.
WEAKNESSES
  • None.
Azrael – New Earth
SUPER-STRENGTH: METAHUMAN
SUPER-SPEEd: PEAK HUMAN
DURABILITY: METAHUMAN
ENERGY PROJECTION: METAHUMAN
FIGHTINg-SKILLS: PEAK HUMAN
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Suit of Sorrows.
  • Sword of Salvation.
  • Sword of Sin.
WEAKNESSES
  • None.

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THE FIGHT

In ‘Azrael: Death’s Dark Knight’ (2009) #3, Nightwing fights Azrael with the Sword of Sin, whose real name is Michael Lane, over the murders of several victims and a police office over the past few weeks.

Let’s view them in the Batcave!

OUTCOME: NIGHTWING WINS

AZRAEL IN COMICS

‘Batman: Sword Of Azrael’ (1993) marks the first appearance of Azrael in DC Post-Crisis continuity. We are introduced to Azrael, a champion trained each generation by the Order of St. Dumas to become its Avenging Angel.

'Batman: Sword Of Azrael' (1993), marks the first appearance of Azrael, the Avenging Angel of the Order of St. Dumas.
‘Batman: Sword Of Azrael’ (1993), marks the first appearance of Azrael, the Avenging Angel of the Order of St. Dumas. Photo/DC Comics

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SOURCES

Azrael: Death’s Dark Knight Vol 1 3 in DC Database.
Michael Lane (New Earth) in DC Database.
Richard Grayson (New Earth) in DC Database.
Azrael: 10 Things Fans Should Know About Batman’s Avenging Angel in CBR.
Batman: Sword Of Azrael in DC Database.

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