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Personal History

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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".

Professional History

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).

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