Hero Worship: Resurrecting The Crow

IGN: James O'Barr's deeply personal comic book, The Crow, is one of my favorites of all time and one of the few comics I consider a perfect ten in every respect. It's one of the most profoundly personal and beautiful works you'll ever find in the comic book medium; you witness the artist's therapeutic exercise in dealing with the tragic death of his girlfriend. The book uses clips of poetry, song lyrics, pin-ups and an array of different art styles to create an overwhelming experience that shows the tragedy of death but more importantly, the beauty of love and life. If your only familiarity with Eric Draven comes from the classic Brandon Lee-starring film, I urge you to check out the comic as well.

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