Eric Draven (Brandon Lee in the Crow) bare-chested with a  guitar

The Crow

(Movie version)


The Crow was a notable 1994 genre movie, and Brandon Lee’s last. Both it and the graphic novel it was based on have achieved a cult status.

We still have our old 1990s notes about the protagonist, though they haven’t been revisited since.


The Crow (proper name) is a spiritual force that fills a human host and endows him with enough power to fulfill a certain task. The “bird” is both an extension of that power (Eye of the Cat) and the character’s link to the spirit world (killing the bird kills The Crow).

Eric Draven died that night, and The Crow took his place. So maybe there could be a sequel to the movie. It just wouldn’t be about Eric Draven.

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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The Crow

Dex: 09 Str: 05 Bod: 07 Motivation: Justice
Int: 05 Wil: 09 Min: 07 Occupation: Avenger
Inf: 08 Aur: 07 Spi: 07 Resources {or Wealth}: 000
Init: 026 HP: 050

Jumping: 01, Regeneration (ML): 14, Invulnerability (ML): 14, Eye of the Cat: 10, Mind blast: 08, Mind Probe: 10

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Jumping, Regeneration, Invulnerability, Eye of the Cat, Martial Artist, Acrobatics, and Weaponry can only be used when his Pet is healthy.
  • Mind Probe and Mind Blast have No Range (-1).

Acrobatics*: 09, Artist (musician, actor): 03, Martial Artist*: 09, Thief (stealth)*: 09, Weaponry (melee, firearms, missile)*: 09

Area Knowledge (Detroit slums), Confined Headquarters (his old apartment), Life support (full), Pet (crow), Lightning Reflexes, Iron Nerves.

Police (Low).

Catastrophic Irrational Attraction to punishing anyone involved with the murder of Eric and Shelly, MIA to poetic justice, Traumatic Flashback (the murder of Eric and Shelly).

Pet crow

Dex: 04 Str: 01 Bod: 02 Motivation: Justice
Int: 02 Wil: 02 Min: 02 Occupation: Spirit
Inf: 01 Aur: 01 Spi: 10 Resources {or Wealth}: 00
Init: 007 HP: 010

Flight: 05, Invulnerability (ML): 05, Ultravision: 07

Thief (Stealth): 09

By David Rupp and Sébastien Andrivet.

Helper(s): Eric Holmes, “Brad” and JD.