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Plot of movie?[edit]

I returned the plot because what we had there was for the comic. Tidy it up a bit to not include movie references if you want, but don't delete it. -- LGagnon 16:47, May 29, 2005 (UTC)

I didn't read through that section properly when I did the split, but have reorganised it now - hope it appears better to you. violet/riga (t) 17:00, 29 May 2005 (UTC)

Posted by holyguyver 08/04/05

In the Supporting Characters section I changed all refferinces of the movie character Sarah to the name of the character in the novel Sherri.

I removed the Draven last name from the plot description. The original comic book doesn't mention Eric's last name. When Capt. Hook is throwing Eric's file in the trash, his last initial is shown, but as I recall it was not D. The Draven last name, to my knowledge, was an invention for the movie. 19:36, 17 October 2005 (UTC)

I changed the plot around a bit to reflect the orginal comic. It seemed to be a mix of the movie and the GN. In the movie, Eric dies first and Shelly lingers. In the GN, Eric survives the attack, but is forced to watch helplessly as Shelly is raped and killed. The Crow later come to Eric in the hospital with a message from Shelly, "bring me their heads on a platter!" Eric quits his struggle to survive and dies.

Did a fix to the Bauhaus link. It now points to the British band, instead of the German school of Architecture. CM

actually, the in the comic the surname either begins with C or D, as the file comes from a draw marked as such.

Wrong plot[edit]

I am looking at the entire graphic novell of the original comic series right now,and this article is wrong on so many levels.

1) eric wasn't paralyzed ,and he didn't have to watch her beaten,and raped, he died when they shot him, you only see this scene in a flashback that the crow shows him.

    • Its a flashback to the events that cause him to become the crow. Its for the reader, not Eric.**

2) as He died at the scene, he was never in a vegitized state.

    • No, no he does not**

3) The crow brings Eric back from the dead though you never really see this it is merely implied.

    • Are you reading the same comic as the rest of the world? There is a FULL PAGE disscusion between two doctors about how he is still alive and later on he TALKS to capt. Hook.** —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:01, 3 September 2007 (UTC)

Just so you know, a very minor character (a bad guy) does in fact survive unharmed an encounter with The Crow. Jones Transfer. He gets to live because he informs The Crow as to the location of the rest of the gang. He feared that if they found out, they'd kill him; but as we know none of them survive long, so Jones survives.

Requests for expansion[edit]

I'm not too familiar with the comic books (only read the original miniseries), but could someone add something about all the other miniseries that followed? They aren't even mentioned in the article right now. --Fritz S. (Talk) 10:16, 1 March 2006 (UTC)

Does anyone know the name of the band who sings the song in the movie and what the name of the song is because that would rock. Thanks

Yes I know the names of all of those. The band in the film is called Hangman's Joke, & the song that is played on the LP in the film is called "Fire In The Rain" But it is more popularly known as "It Can't Rain All The Time" It can be found on two different CDs on the Motion Picture Soundtrack by Jane Sibery as "It Won't Rain All The Time" & on the Motion Picture Score by Ravell as "Stocking The Prey" I hope that info helps. Holyguyver 08:47, 5 April 2007 (UTC)

Individual articles on the actors[edit]

Does anyone think there be a more detailed article on the characters based on the comic and add powers and ablities for Eric in an article of his own cos he has some powers in the film and the comics. Shakirfan 21:53, 18 June 2006 (UTC)

Those things can fit in this article; none of them are expansive enough to warrant their own articles. Willbyr (talk | contribs) 03:14, 19 June 2006 (UTC)

Yeah I guess you right (Shakirfan 15:13, 21 June 2006 (UTC))


In both the comic and the film, Eric owns a mask and uses it to base his make-up on. Does anyone know the name of this kind of mask? ~unknown user~

The mask is known as a harlequin Drama mask & the particular one that Eric’s makeup is of is called Irony, there is also one called Pain which has a neutral evil looking face & one called Despair which has a frown sad face. Irony has a happy face even though he is sad & hurt & angry. In drama the happy & sad masks are called Thalia( the muse of Comedy) & Melpomene(the muse of Tragedy). Holyguyver 20:19, 29 October 2006 (UTC)

External links[edit]

Any one got any sort of objections to wiping pretty much all but one of the links in the section off? Or even all of the links? RandomEcho 07:21, 27 November 2006 (UTC)


I heard word of a remake of the crow being made, does anyone know anything about it?

It's just a fan film called Wings of the Crow. I've removed the references to it as I don't think fan films are relevant to the official series. Cardinal Wurzel 13:31, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

There will be a remake jason statham who was recently interviewed by talked about his interest in doing the crow remake. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:51, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

"shelly" changes[edit]

The question I've always had when reading the comic: every once in a while "Shelly" is shown as a dark haired vaguely-Asian woman instead of a blond Caucasian woman. What's that about? O'Barr's deceased girlfriend bleeding through into the story?

The blonde is shelly, the dark haired woman is Death. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 01:33, 11 January 2007 (UTC).

Is the Crow a bird?[edit]

And does it talk to him or is it some sort of telepathy?


Personally, I think the Crow is more of a magical force or a form of demi-god which takes the form of a crow. It's talking, but only Eric can hear it. I don't know if O'Barr has said anything definite about the Crow itself. Willbyr (talk | contribs) 04:47, 3 April 2007 (UTC)

Crow face[edit]

The current Crow face article is really only an unreferenced stub that's full of original research. I think it should probably be merged into this article. Agree/disagree? Willbyr (talk | contribs) 13:32, 30 July 2007 (UTC)

Lets merge in 3 or 4 days, this has been open 6 months. MBisanz talk 06:31, 6 January 2008 (UTC)

Is it a series or a novel?[edit]

I dont get it. Does the graphic novel continue where the comics left off or ecompass them all?

Posted By Me —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs)

The graphic novel by james O'Barr comes first, before anything. Then it was made into the film, with Brandon Lee, and then there were lots more comics by other authors. Cardinal Wurzel 11:30, 10 August 2007 (UTC)

The graphic novel collects the entire original series, first published by Caliber (4 issues and some shorts), then reprinted/completed by Tundra (in three voulumes). So the GN is the single volume collection of all that came before. As stated above, Kitchen Sink Press and others later published various Crow series by others authors/artists. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:07, 22 October 2007 (UTC)

Author's Edition section[edit]

I've cleaned up that section a little bit. I've tagged it for cleanup if someone can improve upon it even further. CardinalFangZERO 04:00, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

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External Links[edit]

Anyone have an issue with keeping some of the top sites in the external links? I was thinking A Boy and His Bird, The Crow: Believe in Angels, and The Crow: A Dead Man Visits You belong there also. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Thecrowtv (talkcontribs) 19:32, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

The Office[edit]

Why is The Office listed as one of the categories The Crow is under? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Doghowlett18 (talkcontribs) 16:47, 7 September 2010 (UTC)

It was added in this edit; I've removed it.--BelovedFreak 17:50, 7 September 2010 (UTC)

Missing Character[edit]

In Caliber Presents #1 there is one other character of "the gang" that is encountered, and he is likely the only one of them to survive a direct encounter with The Crow--that being, the character of "Jones Transfer," who was caught by The Crow in the act of stealing a Toshiba VHS VCR unit. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:08, 19 October 2017 (UTC)