Writer / Artist
Creator of "The Crow," James O'Barr's newest books, "The Crow: Curare," was one of the most well received new books in recent years, along with his writing on "The Crow: Skinning the Wolves," both from IDW. The recent release of the original "Crow" graphic novel in Italy, broke sales records for the publisher during his country-spanning Italian tour with capacity only crowds in Sicily, Naples, Rome, Bologna and Milan.
While in the US, new generations of Crow fans ensure that the graphic novel is still one of the best-selling graphic novels of all time, and has never gone out of print
O'Barr won the Yellow Kid Award (pretty much the Academy Award in comics) in 1995 for Best Storyteller. Recent events include gallery shows in Maryland and Moscow, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Recent books on O'Barr include the sold out sketchbook "James O'Barr: Uncoffined," with another sketchbook in the works.
James is also, much to the relief of fans, the consultant on the "The Crow" movie. Q and A's with James are sought after world-wide, most recently in the Middle East, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Spain and venues all over the United States.
Sci-fi Convention Guest Appearances
- FACTS 2017 - October 21-22, 2017 in Ghent, Belgium 2016
- Geekinomicon: Oklahoma City 2016 - September 2-4, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK
- Eternal Con 2016 - June 10-12, 2016 in Garden City, NY
- Phoenix Comicon 2016 - June 2-5, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ 2015
- Florida Supercon 2015 - June 25-28, 2015 in Miami, FL
- Fan Expo Dallas 2015 - May 29-31, 2015 in Dallas, TX
- Collective Con 2015 - May 8-10, 2015 in Jacksonville, FL
- Toronto Comicon 2015 - March 20-22, 2015 in Toronto, ON, Canada 2014
- London Film & Comic Con 2014 - October 18-19, 2014 in London, UK
- Phoenix Comicon 2014 - June 5-8, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ 2013
- FandomFest 2013 - July 26-28, 2013 in Louisville, KY 2011
- All-Con 2011 - March 18-20, 2011 in Addison, TX 2007
- AggieCon 2007 - March 22-25, 2007 in College Station, TX 1994
- Chicago Comicon 1994 - July 3-5, 1994 in Rosemont, IL
14 confirmed guest appearances
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