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Christian Cooper (fl. 1988–present) is a comic book writer based in New York City.

Christian Cooper
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Writer, editor

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BiographyEdit

Cooper is co-creator, along with Richard Case of Darkhold, part of the Marvel Comics universe. He also wrote a number of stories for Marvel Comics Presents, often featuring Ghost Rider and Vengeance. Cooper has also edited a number of X-Men collections.

In his work, in addition to usual motifs and themes of the genre, he includes gay, lesbian and queer issues. For example, he introduced the first gay male in Star Trek, Yoshi Mishima.[1]

He was also a president of the Harvard Ornithological Club in the 1980s.

BibliographyEdit

Comics work includes:

  • Marvel Comics Presents:
    • "Return of the Braineaters" (with pencils by John Stanisci and inks by Jimmy Palmiotti, in Marvel Comics Presents #107-112, Marvel Comics, 1992)
    • "Siege of Darkness" (with pencils by Reggie Jones and inks by Fred Harper, in Marvel Comics Presents #144-146, Marvel Comics, 1993–1994)
    • "Tower of Blood" (with pencils by Reggie Jones and inks by Fred Harper, in Marvel Comics Presents #147-148, Marvel Comics, 1994)
    • "The Price" (with Fred Harper, in Marvel Comics Presents #149, Marvel Comics, 1994)
    • "Dangerous Games" (with pencils by Reggie Jones and inks by Fred Harper, in Marvel Comics Presents #152-153, Marvel Comics, 1994)
    • "Altered Spirits" (with pencils by Reggie Jones and inks by Fred Harper, in Marvel Comics Presents #156-157, Marvel Comics, 1994)
    • "Final Gambit" (with pencils by Reggie Jones and inks by Fred Harper, in Marvel Comics Presents #175, Marvel Comics, 1995)
  • Darkhold #1-16 (with Richard Case, Marvel Comics, 1992–1994)
  • Excalibur #77-80 (Marvel Comics, 1994)
  • Star Trek: Starfleet Academy #1-19 (with pencils by Chris Renaud and inks by Andy Lanning, Marvel Comics, 1996–1998)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ LGBT comics timeline Archived December 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine

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