Clinton Barton came into the game in the second episode. He’s always one of my favorites to introduce and demonstrates that, sometimes, I stick to comic lore a bit. Like always, There isn’t going to be anything posted below that you can’t find on http://earth-592.robjustice.net.
“I mean, I can’t miss… I’m on a team with super-humans. And one god, in case you’ve forgotten. And if I miss, it means I’m just another dude with a bow. It means I’ve been fooling myself this whole time. And that’s why I never miss.”
Clint has been part of more superhero teams than almost anyone on the plant, some of which he played a significant role for. His most successful run came during his time with the West Coast Avengers, which he helped create.
Nothing in Clints life seems to last long. He changes names at least once a decade, he’s been married once and had numerous serious relationships, he can’t even hold down a job for more then a few years. Everything is always changing for Clint.
After retiring Clint found a new purpose to his life, beginning to take more serious stock in his personal life outside of his various Superhero-related duties. First he bought an apartment building in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn where he had recently began living, out from under the unsavory thugs who were going to evict all of his neighbors by tripling their rent. In the process, Hawkeye also adopted an injured dog named Lucky.
S.H.I.E.L.D. Classified Timeline
1964 – Clint Barton is born.
1979 – Clint runs away, joins the circus, and meets Jacques Duquesne (The Swordsman) at age 15.
1981 – Clint dons his first costume, The Golden Archer, and is mistaken for a thief at age 17.
1982 – Golden Archer meets Natalia Romanova and the two partner up at age 18.
1984 – Golden Archer approaches the Avengers with a desire to reform, joining the team at age 20.
1985 – Clint abandons his Golden Archer identity and while taking Hank Pym’s growth serum, operates as Goliath at age 22.
1988 – Goliath leaves the Avengers and attempts, numerous times, to start his own team at age 24.
1989 – Goliath joins the Defenders at age 25.
1991 – Goliath leaves the Defenders when he is offered, and accepts, a job with Cross Technological Enterprises at age 27.
1992 – Goliath meets Barbara Morse and the two elope at age 28.
1994 – Clint abandons his Goliath identity, quits his job with Cross Tech, starts the West Coast Avengers, and begins going by the name Hawkeye at age 30.
2001 – Clint abandons his Hawkeye identity after his wife is revealed to be a Skrull and killed, the West Cost Avengers are disbanded, and he is recruited into Task Force Omega, Sgt. Frank Rock’s Suicide Squad, under the name Dreadknight at age 37.
2002 – Clint retires his Dreadknight identity after Task Force Omega is shut down when it’s revealed that Sgt. Rock is an imposter, he joins the New Avengers under the name Ronin at age 38.
2009 – Clint abandons his Ronin identity after the New Avengers are disbanded in the wake of Norman Osborn’s H.A.M.M.E.R. program and retires at age 45.
2014 – Clint is recruited by Nick Fury as a S.H.I.L.E.D. agent to help track a rogue Suicide Squad member, Deadshot, at age 51.
2015 – Clint is 52 years old.