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The Crow: Flesh & Blood (The Crow (Kitchen Sink Press))

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Writer James Vance (Kings In Disguise) and artist Alexander Maleev weave the tale of Iris Shaw, the first female Crow. The Crow returns in a spectacular graphic novel written by James Vance (Kings in Disguise) and illustrated by Alexander Maleev. Flesh & Blood is a saga of violent retribution set against the spectacular background of the western mountains in which Iris ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published 1996 by Kitchen Sink Comix
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Anne
Sep 02, 2015 Anne rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Recommended to Anne by: Neighbor
Alrighty. This was short, rambling, hard to follow, and seemingly pointless.
At one point early on, I couldn't tell the difference between what was happening in real time, and what was a flashback. The whole scene was confusing, and I had to reread it several times before I got the gist of what had happened, and (more importantly) when it had taken place.

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Immediately following that there was a confusing explosion that killed the main character (and others?). The next thing you know, she's talking
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Jaimie
Sep 21, 2014 Jaimie rated it liked it
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Carl Nelson
Sep 22, 2014 Carl Nelson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
More thoughtful and less charged than the first two Crow stories. Iris is a more conflicted character than Eric or Joshua, though no less driven in her revenge, just more scalpel and less shotgun in focus. The external themes of the story--freedom, family, and government--play a bigger role in the story, making it a fuller and richer read.
Guillermo
Sep 15, 2008 Guillermo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Iris Shaw, like all characters who are brought back by a crow, was killed tragically by radicals who are not willing to submit to their government. She is brought back in order to get vengeance on those who killed her and her unborn baby. And she does in three simple chapters.

The book's awesome, but I finished it in one sitting; you may want to buy this used and cheap rather than paying full price because in the end you may feel it's not worth it.

I suppose what made me like the book - as most p
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Variaciones Enrojo
Edición española de The Crow: Flesh & Blood, de James Vance y Alex Maleev. Último tomo de los tres sobre el personaje publicados por Norma Editorial.
Sonja
Oct 24, 2015 Sonja rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A little bit less impressive than the Original, but nice enough.
Andrew
Jul 27, 2015 Andrew rated it it was amazing
One of the best since the original
InfinitexLibrary
Nice to see a female Crow finally!
Randall
Jan 21, 2015 Randall rated it liked it
Not bad... but not great. The main problem with it is that it deviates to explore political issues a bit too much for my taste. It rides on the success of the first... I rather suspect that if it were the original, the idea simply would not have taken off.
Jay
May 16, 2013 Jay rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
had the coolest crow avatar i ever seen so far but the story didnt really follow the rule of crow and resscuation(sp) which means one came back to be united with loved one again period it usually mean mission of vengeful wrath... not the case in this story, get this only at discounted price....
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May 22, 2013 Johnny Zombie-writer rated it really liked it
Really enjoyed this, subtle tale of revenge within the crow universe this time the crow brings back a woman. Dark yet beautiful black and white illustrations and a simple yet passionate tale keep this flowing along nicely.
Philip Church
Nov 25, 2013 Philip Church rated it it was amazing
this was a great story. i wish they would make this into a film; i believe it would be an intense movie if they stuck with the story line in the book.
Jessica
I remember loving this when it came out, but I will have to read it again. I am sure I will still love that art, though.
Q.
Dec 30, 2012 Q. rated it liked it
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Nice to read about a female Crow.
Jim
Nov 09, 2010 Jim rated it really liked it
The first female Crow. Very cool twist on the usual theme.
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Award-winning writer whose career has embraced forms ranging from graphic novels to live theater and journalism.
His 1988 graphic novel Kings in Disguise (with artist Dan Burr) was honored with the Eisner and Harvey awards -the Oscars of their field- and its reissue in 2006 was hailed as one of that year's ten top comics events by Time.com. His other comics work includes the whimsical Mr. Hero adve
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