19 Facts About Gerry Conway


Gerard Francis Conway was born on September 10,1952 and is an American comic book writer, comic book editor, screenwriter, television writer, and television producer.


Gerry Conway is known for co-creating the Marvel Comics vigilante antihero the Punisher as well as the Scarlet Spider, and the first Ms.


Gerry Conway wrote the first major, modern-day intercompany crossover, Superman vs the Amazing Spider-Man.


Gerry Conway published his first professional comic book work at 16, with the 6.


Gerry Conway recalled breaking into Marvel Comics through Marvel editor Roy Thomas:.


Gerry Conway quickly went on to assignments on Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, and both "The Inhumans" and "The Black Widow" features in the split book Amazing Adventures.


Gerry Conway scripted the first Man-Thing story, in 1971, sharing co-creation credit with Stan Lee and Roy Thomas.


At 19, Gerry Conway began scripting The Amazing Spider-Man, succeeding Stan Lee as writer of one of Marvel's flagship titles.


Gerry Conway wrote a revival of the Golden Age comic book series All Star Comics which introduced the character Power Girl.


Gerry Conway briefly returned to Marvel where he succeeded Marv Wolfman as editor-in-chief in March 1976, but held the job only "about a month-and-a-half," relinquishing the post and being succeeded by Archie Goodwin.


Gerry Conway wrote two additional Superman projects in the oversized tabloid format, Superman vs Wonder Woman, drawn by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, and Superman vs Shazam, drawn by Rich Buckler.


Gerry Conway co-created the characters Firestorm with artist Al Milgrom and Steel, the Indestructible Man with artist Don Heck in the premiere issues of the respective titular comics.


Gerry Conway was one of the contributors to the DC Challenge limited series in 1986.


Gerry Conway returned to Marvel in the 1980s and served as the regular writer of both The Spectacular Spider-Man and Web of Spider-Man from 1988 until 1990.


Gerry Conway relinquished writing duties on both titles when he became the story editor of the television series Father Dowling Mysteries.


Gerry Conway returned to comics in 2009 and wrote DC Comics' The Last Days of Animal Man, with artist Chris Batista.


Gerry Conway returned to work as a series' regular writer that same year with Carnage which ran for 16 issues until 2017.


Gerry Conway's second wife, Karen, is a psychologist who works with autistic children.


Gerry Conway was raised a Christian, but stated in a 2013 interview that he does not "have any religious belief at this point".