The Crow: Pestilence #1 arrives in stores today.
Press Release The spirits of vengeance are coming back with brutal force in The Crow: Pestilence, a new miniseries coming from IDW in early 2014. This series marks the comic-book debut of prose author Frank Bill, who first debuted on the scene with the acclaimed and brutally poetic short-story collection, Crimes in Southern Indiana. Bill followed that book with his even more raw debut novel, Donnybrook. On Pestilence, Bill, a longtime Crow fan, will be joined by artist Drew Moss (The Colonized), with Crow creator and vocal Bill fan James O’Barr supplying covers for the series.
Press Release IDW Publishing is thrilled to announce that The Crow’s original creator, James O’Barr will be launching a brand-new story featuring the vengeful avian guide, THE CROW: SKINNING THE WOLVES, a three-issue miniseries set to debut this December. Fans of O’Barr’s dark signature style will be delighted to see him backed by co-artist Jim Terry with a story woven of the same supernatural mystique that made The Crow a favorite of fans worldwide.
Or – “Lightning In A Bottle Or Too Many Trips To The Well?” “People once believed, that when someone dies, a crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. But sometimes, something so bad happens, that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can’t rest. Then sometimes, just sometimes the crow could bring that soul back to put the wrong things right.” J. O’Barr’s ‘The Crow’ has returned, and it’s time for your Major Spoilers review!
Or – “Goin’ Rogue, Over Here…” For the last few weeks, at the end of our Tuesday recording session for the Major Spoilers Podcast, Stephen has rather pointedly asked me, “You gonna do an editorial this week?” I always answer him the same way I answer my day job boss when he asks if my team will lower their AHT, or when Deon at Gatekeeper Hobbies (Huntoon & Gage, Topeka!) asks if I’ve remembered my timesheet this week: “Sure, that won’t be a problem…” With the advent of Top 5, it’s been a while since we’ve done one of these,
According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Bradley Cooper will not play the title character in The Crow remake currently being planned by Relativity. Cooper cites scheduling conflicts as the reason. On the plus side, his exit is allowing others to be considered for the role – Channing Tatum and Mark Wahlberg. There are still many other hurdles to clear before this film gets to theaters, including who has the rights to distribute the feature film. If I were a betting man, I would be willing to go so far as to say too much bad juju surrounds this property, and
Press Release At San Diego Comic-Con today, IDW Publishing announced an all-new series of The Crow comics, beginning in 2012. IDW Publishing will produce several comics series in the universe of James O’Barr’s classic The Crow comics and based on the upcoming feature film. Additionally, IDW will offer collector’s editions of all existing The Crow comics.
The film rights to The Crow franchise is up for grabs, and it looks like Ryan Kavanaugh’s Reality Media will snag it.Â When the deal is complete, Stephen Norrington will write and direct a reinvention of the James O’Barr comic book. Ed Pressman produced the 1994 Alex Proyas-directed screen transfer, in which rock musician Eric Draven is murdered trying to rescue his girlfriend from thugs, and returns from the dead one year later to exact vengeance. Though the original became a gothic-style hit that grossed nearly $100 million worldwide, it is primarily remembered for a tragic accident in which star