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Sunday, September 2, 2012

The Crow








Title: The Crow



ISBN: 0878162216

Price: $15.99

Publisher/Year: Kitchen Sink Press,
1994

Artist: James O’Barr

Writer: James O’Barr



Rating: 4/5





One word for “The Crow” Paperback Graphic Novel describes this “Masterpiece”,
author James O’ Barr’s Gothic tale of vengeance is both stunning and poet, and
this classic graphic novel available in paperback. James O’Barr did the
graphics and illustrations on the book himself.





Written and illustrated by James – The Crow, It’s a must read, Not only
for fans of the movie, but for serious graphic novel readers a like.





It’s about a tragic tale of Eric Draven and his fiancée Shelly, who
meet their horrific and untimely end, at the hands of a brutal street gang
after their car breaks down. One year later Eric returns from the grave, after
being shot in the head and paralyzed, to enact his revenge on those responsible
for his and Shelly’s death, He cannot rest until all who stand in his way are
severely dealt with.





The art work is both a combination of stark black and white comic book
inking and fine watercolor dream sequences. The book also contains additional
art work and poetry by both James O’ Barr, as well as others. So if you are a
fan of dark Gothic tales such as Dracula and Edgar Allan Poe, this book is for
you.

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