History Comicbook / TheCrow

18th Nov '16 9:19:34 PM captainpat
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* {{Psychopomp}}: There are two in the comic, first we have [[TheGrimReaper The Skull Cowboy]]. He's a total enigma, but for what we can guess, he tries his best, in his own twisted way to teach Eric to go on with his life. He succeeds in the end. On the other hand we have the mysterious WomanInBlack who appears in several chapters wearing a wedding [[spoiler: or funeral]] veil, watching over Eric, and in the end [[spoiler: kissing him]] when he accepts it's time to leave. [[spoiler: The last page it's her walking on the desert]].

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* {{Psychopomp}}: There are two in the comic, first we have [[TheGrimReaper The Skull Cowboy]]. He's a total enigma, but for what we can guess, he tries his best, in his own twisted way to teach Eric to go on with his life. He succeeds in the end. On the other hand we have the mysterious WomanInBlack woman who appears in several chapters wearing a wedding [[spoiler: or funeral]] veil, watching over Eric, and in the end [[spoiler: kissing him]] when he accepts it's time to leave. [[spoiler: The last page it's her walking on the desert]].
6th Nov '16 4:18:44 AM Morgenthaler
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** He's [[{{Bishonen}} androgynously sexy]] enough in more than a few drawings that EvenTheGuysWantHim.
** On the other hand, when he's not a PrettyBoy his muscle and facial factions make him the [[{{Hunk}} opposite]]
6th Nov '16 4:17:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* MeaningfulName: Officer Albrecht and Captain Hook, both named after members of Music/JoyDivision / Music/NewOrder. Eric's last name (gleaned from a file folder with Hook's thumb obscuring the middle) begins with "c" and ends with "s"; it very well may be "Curtis".

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Officer Albrecht and Captain Hook, both named after members of Music/JoyDivision / Music/NewOrder. Eric's last name (gleaned from a file folder with Hook's thumb obscuring the middle) begins with "c" and ends with "s"; it very well may be "Curtis".



** Meaningful Chapter Name: Chapters of the comic are song titles or verses from iconic bands such as Music/JoyDivision and Music/TheCure, among others.
*** And Music/NineInchNails covered Music/JoyDivision's "Dead Souls" for the film version.

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** Meaningful Chapter Name: Chapters of the comic are song titles or verses from iconic bands such as Music/JoyDivision and Music/TheCure, among others.
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others. And Music/NineInchNails covered Music/JoyDivision's "Dead Souls" for the film version.
6th Nov '16 4:16:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: A definitive "special edition" of the comic was released in 2011. It features a new foreword by O'Barr and new or previously unseen artwork that O'Barr intended to include in the original release but couldn't due to the constraints of the format, in which page numbers had to be multiples of 16. The additions include but are not limited to:
** An extra page in Gideon's pawnshop, in which Eric advises young rookie cop Albrecht to reconcile with his estranged wife
** A flashback sequence of Eric and Shelly dancing together
** A flashback sequence called 'An August Noel' which O'Barr says was so autobiographical in nature that it was simply too painful to include it the first time around
** A penultimate sequence called 'Sparklehorse', in which Eric [[spoiler:mercy-kills the horse in the barbed wire from the earlier 'Shattered in the Head' sequence, symbolising his final acceptance of the fact he wasn't able to help Shelly]] and has a discussion with the crow that very explicitly lays out that he's been trapped by his anger at himself as at the gang who attacked him and Shelly that night. The sequence takes place between Eric killing T-Bird and the final sequence of Eric at Shelly's grave.
6th Nov '16 4:15:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Benjamin was a boxer champion in life.
2nd Sep '16 4:00:13 PM gewunomox
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* MeaningfulName: Officer Albrecht and Captain Hook, both named after members of Joy Division/New Order. Eric's last name (gleaned from a file folder with Hook's thumb obscuring the middle) begins with "c" and ends with "s"; it very well may be "Curtis".

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* MeaningfulName: Officer Albrecht and Captain Hook, both named after members of Joy Division/New Order.Music/JoyDivision / Music/NewOrder. Eric's last name (gleaned from a file folder with Hook's thumb obscuring the middle) begins with "c" and ends with "s"; it very well may be "Curtis".
22nd Aug '16 7:20:15 PM RebelionRoja
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* BadassBoast:
--->'''Eric''': "I am pilot error. I am fetal distress. I am the random chromosome. [[DespairEventHorizon I am complete and total]] [[AxCrazy madness]]. [[IAmTheNoun I am fear.]]"



--->'''Shelly''': "Merry Christmas, Eric".

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--->'''Shelly''': "Merry Christmas, Eric"."Surprise".
29th Jul '16 7:57:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Eric, obviously
** BadassLongCoat: Eric dons one in the first chapters and covers.
** HeartbrokenBadass: Considering his tendency to [[ManlyTears cry]] about his lost love, and the fact that he had a promising, [[TheEveryman albeit average]] future with the woman he loved, he has lot of reasons to be sad.

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* {{Badass}}: Eric, obviously
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BadassLongCoat: Eric dons one in the first chapters and covers.
** HeartbrokenBadass: Considering his tendency to [[ManlyTears cry]] about his lost love, and the fact that he had a promising, [[TheEveryman albeit average]] future with the woman he loved, he has lot of reasons to be sad.
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* HeartbrokenBadass: Considering Eric's tendency to [[ManlyTears cry]] about his lost love, and the fact that he had a promising, [[TheEveryman albeit average]] future with the woman he loved, he has lot of reasons to be sad.
18th May '16 8:10:05 AM SilentStranger
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* DefiantToTheEnd: T-Bird doesnt beg for mercy when Eric finally has him dead to rights.
--> '''T-Bird''': Pussy. You aint shit!



* ForTheEvulz: The only reason the gang members do what they do.



* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Shelly is blonde, sweet, innocent and angelic. Being Eric in love, and being a vehicle to O'barr grief, it's a case in which we sympathize rather tha thinking of Shelly as a MarySue

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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Shelly is blonde, sweet, innocent and angelic. Being Eric in love, and being a vehicle to O'barr grief, it's a case in which we sympathize rather tha than thinking of Shelly as a MarySue
15th Apr '16 2:21:25 PM erforce
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[[folder: The Crow: City Of Angels]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: City Of Angels]]Angels'']]



[[folder: The Crow: Dead Time]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: Dead Time]]Time'']]
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* {{Reincarnation}}: The biker gang that Joshua's after are reincarnations of the Confederate soldiers who killed his familly 100 years ago.
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[[folder: The Crow: Flesh And Blood]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: Flesh And Blood]]and Blood'']]



[[folder: The Crow: Wild Justice]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: Wild Justice]]Justice'']]



[[folder: The Crow: A Cycle of Shattered Lives]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: A Cycle of Shattered Lives]]Lives'']]



[[folder: The Crow: 1999]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: 1999]]1999'']]



[[folder: The Crow: Death And Rebirth/also known as The Crow 2012]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: Death And Rebirth/also Rebirth'' (also known as The ''The Crow 2012]]2012'')]]



[[folder: The Crow: Skinning The Wolves]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: Skinning The Wolves]]the Wolves'']]



[[folder:The Crow: Curare]]

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[[folder:The [[folder:''The Crow: Curare]]Curare'']]



[[folder: The Crow: Pestilence]]

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[[folder: The ''The Crow: Pestilence]]Pestilence'']]
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