Trivia: The Crow

The comic book series:

  • Creator Backlash: According to the example on that page, James O'Barr later regretted that he "glorified revenge".
    James O'Barr: I wish I had never written the goddamn thing.
    • However, the Special Edition released in 2011 shows that now, O'Barr has come to terms with the work, seeing it as about true love and the importance of self-forgiveness. This is thanks in no small part to Brandon Lee's fiancée Eliza Hutton, with whom O'Barr became close.
  • Creator Breakdown:
    • As mentioned in the description, what started the whole thing.
    • After the death of Brandon Lee in the movie, James O'Barr said in an interview that writing the comic had been a vicious, self-destructive process and not at all cathartic, and that, combined with Brandon's death during shooting the film, made him "wish I had never made the goddamned thing."
  • Old Shame: O'Barr has said that he regrets Writing the comic now, both due to what he now feels is a glorification of revenge, as well as the death of Brandon Lee due to the movie adaption.
    • Sadly, aside from Sundown, it's one of his few works that most persons find awesome.

The film series:

The TV series

  • What Could Have Been: A TV movie was planned to end the series and wrap up the loose ends, but it never materialized.