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Christopher J. Valin

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Christopher J. Valin is a writer, artist, teacher and historian living in the Los Angeles area with his wife and two children. He has written stories of all kinds since childhood, including novels, short stories, comic books, and screenplays. In 2009, his biography of his 5x great-grandfather, Fortune’s Favorite: Sir Charles Douglas and the Breaking of the Line, was published by Fireship Press. In addition to writing and inking for independent comic book companies and writing screenplays for production companies, Christopher has had numerous short stories published in anthologies such as Beyond the Stars: At Galaxy's Edge, Clockwork & Capes: Superheroes in the Age of Steam and Alt. Chronicles: Legacy Fleet.

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WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR AND EARLIER MARVEL FILMS


As I mentioned in an earlier blog post, the relationship between Frank Douglas/Black Harrier and Sawyer Vincent/Red Raptor was never meant to mirror Batman/Bruce Wayne and Robin/Tim Drake (or Dick Grayson, or Jason Todd, or Damian Wayne), as many readers assume. A closer template to Fran...

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