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The Crow Comic Creator James O’Barr Will Be Involved In The Reboot

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“It is important for ‘Crow’ fans to understand that Relativity, Javier [Gutierrez], Luke [Evans] and the entire team are working on a new adaptation of the book itself. I believe that this movie will stand alongside Brandon [Lee] and his film as a valid work of art, and I look forward to collaborating on the project.” – writer James O’Barr to Variety on the fan-dreaded Crow reboot.

O’Barr created the comic back in the 80s which went on to become the film starring Lee in 1994.  We previously heard Evans had been cast in the title role and was actually a fan himself. “I remember it vividly from when I was a kid. It still resonates to this day.”

Variety also says O’Barr has signed on as creative consultant for the film and will be making an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con this year.

(via io9)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."