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c h a p t e r t h r e e : d a r k b i r d , l o n e ly i s l a n d Do·jo [doh-joh] Noun A school or practice hall where karate, judo, or other martial arts are taught. Origin: < Japanese dōjō, Buddhist seminary, drill hall, transliteration of Sanskrit bodhimaṇḍa literally, seat of wisdom (equivalent to Chinese dàochǎng).

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THE CROW: DEATH AND REBIRTH #3. SEPTEMBER 2012. FIRST PRINTING. “The Crow” © 2012 James O’Barr (under exclusive license to Top Dollar Comics, Inc and Crowvision, Inc. exclusively licensed to IDW Publishing). THE CROW ™ and “The Crow”, the original motion picture © 1994 Crowvision, Inc. Used with permission. All Rights Reserved. © 2012 Idea and Design Works, LLC. All Rights Reserved. IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial offices: 5080 Santa Fe Street, San Diego, CA 92109. The IDW logo is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Any similarities to persons living or dead are purely coincidental. With the exception of artwork used for review purposes, none of the contents of this publication may be reprinted without the permission of Crowvision, Inc. Printed in Korea. IDW Publishing does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories, or artwork.


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