Gerard F. "Gerry" Conway was born September 10, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York City. He is an American writer of comic books and television shows. He is known for co-creating the Marvel Comics' vigilante the Punisher and scripting the death of the character Gwen Stacy during his long run on The Amazing Spider-Man.
At the age of 19, Conway began scripting The Amazing Spider-Man, succeeding Stan Lee as writer of one of Marvel's flagship titles. His run, from issues #111–149 (August 1972 – October 1975), included the landmark death of Gwen Stacy story in No. 121 (June 1973).
Eight issues later, Conway and Andru introduced the Punisher as a conflicted antagonist for Spider-Man, as well as the Jackal. The Punisher went on to become a popular star of numerous comic books and has been adapted into three movies. Conway additionally wrote Fantastic Four, from #133–152 (April 1973 – Nov. 1974).
In 1976, Gerry Conway was replaced with Archie Goodwin as Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics.
Gerry Conway is currently working on Amazing Spider-Man Vol 3.
- 773 subject(s) created by "Gerry Conway"
- 125 work(s) that were produced while "Gerry Conway" was Editor-in-Chief
- 24 work(s) that "Gerry Conway" edited
- 499 work(s) that "Gerry Conway" wrote
Links and References
- Gerry Conway at the Comic Book DB
- Gerry Conway at the Grand Comics Database
- Star Trek Comics Checklist
- Gerry Conway at the Internet Movie Database
- TV.com: Gerry Conway
- The New York Times: Movies: Gerry Conway
- Women in Refrigerators: "Gerry Conway Responds"
- Gerry Conway interview, Alter Ego #14 (April 2002)
- Gerry Conway Interview - Four Color Memories (Dec 2009)
- Gerry Conway's blog