Superhero Origins: The Crow
This dark comic series focuses heavily on the themes of deep sadness, regret and vengeance. It was created by James O’Barr, a graphic artist stricken with grief and trying to cope with the loss of his girlfriend, following her tragic death due to a drunk driver. The Crow is centered on a young man named Eric, whose fortunes take a turn for the worst when his car brakes down and he and his girlfriend are brutally murdered. Brought back from the afterlife, he became a symbol of despair and angel of death for the wicked. Join WatchMojo.com as we explore the comic book origins of Eric Draven, otherwise known as The Crow.