Story: "...A Man of Wealth and Taste..." (22 Pages)
Dennis O'Neil (plot, script)
Batman (next in Batman: Shadow of the Bat #80)
Oracle (next in Batman #560)
Nicholas "Nick" Scratch (first appearance; also in origina flashback)
Senator Esterbrook Halivan (first appearance; dies)
Comment: The series changes title from Azrael to Azrael: Agent of the Bat with this issue. This issue is special 2-In-1 flip-book, the other part being Batman: Shadow of the Bat #80.
Synopsis:The Dark Knight sends Azrael to watch over Senator Esterbook Halivan, a key figure in the support of relief funds for Gotham City. The charismatic Nicholas Scratch, rock star and religious guro, befriends the unsuspecting senator in order to kill him. When his first attempt is foiled by Azrael
Scratch takes matters into his own hands and kills Esterbrook personally.