Gerry Conway

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Gerry Conway : biography

September 10, 1952 –

For a time, a confluence of publishing schedules resulted in Conway stories appearing in both Marvel and DC comics in the same month: The prolific Conway’s comic books with January 1977 cover-dates alone, for example, are Marvel’s The Avengers, The Defenders, Captain Marvel, Iron Man, The Spectacular Spider-Man,Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 177: "Spider-Man already starred in two monthly series: The Amazing Spider-Man and Marvel Team-Up. Now Marvel added a third, Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man, initially written by Gerry Conway with art by Sal Buscema and Mike Esposito." and the premiere issues of Ms. Marvel and Logan’s Run, and Superman and Action Comics.

DC Comics and later career

Firestorm

#1 (March 1978). Cover art by Al Milgrom]] After leaving Marvel’s editorship, he again wrote exclusively for DC for the next decade writing both major and lesser titles — from those featuring Superman, Wonder Woman, and the Legion of Super-Heroes to such books as Weird Western Tales, Atari Force and Sun Devils. He had an eight-year run on Justice League of America, writing most issues from #151-255 (Feb. 1978 – Oct. 1986). Conway wrote two additional Superman projects in the oversized tabloid format, Superman vs. Wonder Woman, drawn by José Luis García-López, and Superman vs. Shazam, drawn by Rich Buckler.