Gerald "Gerry" Conway (born 1952) is a prolific American Comic Book writer (especially in the 1970s and 1980s). Had a hand in the creation of several major characters such as The Punisher, Power Girl, Jason Todd, Firestorm, and many more.But perhaps Conway's most famous work came in 1973, not long after he took over as writer of The Amazing Spider-Man. The Green Goblin had kidnapped Spider-Man's girlfriend, Gwen Stacy, in an attempt to lure the wallcrawler out. Gwen was knocked off the bridge and Spidey's attempt to save her may have doomed her. The Night Gwen Stacy Died changed the game in super hero comics.Conway has also written TV and film scripts; check out his entry at IMDb for more info.
Comic-Book series and storylines Conway has worked on include:
- The Avengers
- Justice League of America
- The Mighty Thor
- Werewolf by Night
- Wonder Woman
Tropes associated with Gerry Conway:
- Darker and Edgier: He created The Punisher and killed Gwen Stacy.
- Killed Off for Real: Gwen Stacy. Norman Osborn was supposed to also be this but was eventually brought back.