James O'Barr

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James O'Barr was born on January 1, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for The Crow (1994), The Crow and The Crow: Salvation (2000). See full bio »

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The Crow Writer
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  The Crow (comic book series and comic strip) (announced)
 2016 The Crow, les ailes de la vengeance (Short) (comics)
 2010 Frame 137 (Short) (comic book and characters)
 2005 The Crow: Wicked Prayer (comic book series and comic strip The Crow)
 2000 The Crow: Salvation (comic book series - comic strip)
 1998 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (TV Series) (comic book series and comic strip)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (comic book series and comic strip)
 1994 The Crow (comic book series and comic strip)
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 1994 The Crow
Robber (uncredited)
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 2021 Crow (very special thanks) (post-production)
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 2009 Comic Book Literacy (Documentary)
 2009 The Last Doorway Show with Miss Misery (TV Series)
- James O' Barr interview (2009) ... Self
 2001 A Profile of James O'Barr (Video documentary short)
 1997 A-Z of Horror (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1996 The Anti Gravity Room (TV Series)
- The Fringe III (1996) ... Self
- Rock & Roll ... Self
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 2018 Demented Pictures (TV Series documentary)

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Other Works:

Razor, small story in Bone Saw, new comic coming soon

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(on how writing The Crow never brought the catharsis he was hoping for): "As I drew each page, it made me more self-destructive, if anything. There is pure anger on each page" See more »


The reason he had created The Crow was because of the death of his Fiance See more »


Best known as the creator of ''The Crow''. See more »

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