Gwen Stacy back to life?

#1 Posted by UltraHeroix (172 posts) - - Show Bio

 Do you think if the new movie is such a big hit that they could bring Gwen Stacy back to life. I wouldn't put anything past them since they brought back Bucky (for the longest time it was law that Bucky stays dead) also when Pete made the deal with Mephisto and undid the whole marriage.  So, I'm looking at most of the milestone deaths and they nearly bought back everyone. Another example is  Jason Todd  came back, Barry Allen, Steve Rogers. 

#2 Edited by Icon (2234 posts) - - Show Bio

It's possible, but she is far more meaningful/relevant to Pete dead than alive. She is in Ultimate Spider-Man though so we do have her back in one sense. 

They are probably going to set up the Death of the Stacey's in the films.
#3 Posted by Death Certificate (5722 posts) - - Show Bio


Short answer: NO

 

Longer version: Even if the movie is a big hit(Which hope it will) that doesn't mean Gwen has the right to come back to life. Not to mention of how bad it screw up the main comic cannon.

#4 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23390 posts) - - Show Bio

Not a chance. If they didn't bring her back after OMD, she aint coming back any time soon.

Maybe in another ten years or so.

#5 Posted by Primmaster64 (21663 posts) - - Show Bio

Nope...she's one of those charcters that stay dead.

#6 Posted by ngroove (327 posts) - - Show Bio

After Gwen Stacy, who's next, Uncle Benjamin Parker?

#7 Edited by Deadcool (6900 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think so, Ultimate Universe owns his own Gwen Stacy and Marvel Adventures has her own too, there is no reason to bring her back in th Universe 616.
#8 Edited by ngroove (327 posts) - - Show Bio

 

Instead; how about another option; her clone?   Hey, Kaine has been back, Ben Reilly has been re-brought up, why not her? 

 

Last seen, some near-sixteen years back; she just walked away; not die; in other words, she's good to pull outta limbo anytime, whenever someone's ready to do so.

 

As long as they won't kill her clone either; sooooooooo sick of the fact, no matter what Universe, incarnation, she has to die.

#9 Posted by -Eclipse- (7650 posts) - - Show Bio

Bucky was different, yes his death was important to Captain America's history, but he was a sidekick, a fellow superhero. He was brought back to life by Brubaker in order to eventually take on the role of his mentor.

 

Why would someone bring Gwen back to life? She's not a superhero, she's Pete's old girlfriend. What's the point of bringing back a former love interest? So she can be Pete's girlfriend? What if they break up, will she get killed again? It'd be like bringing back Yinsen, the dude who helped Tony Stark build his suit. He wouldn't really serve any role important enough to justify him coming back to life.

 

One thing you'll notice about comics is that while heroes and villains get resurrected once a week, it's rare to see a member of a character's civilian supporting cast get ressurected. Harry Osborn is the only example that springs to mind, but he was formly a Green Goblin and was turned into American Son (for a while) post-ressurection. Followers of ASM will recall the recent death of a character from Spidey's comic. I'd be willing to bet that this character never comes back from the dead.

#10 Edited by Rudyftw (996 posts) - - Show Bio

They might not bring her back, but that doesn't mean they won't try to milk the movie by releasing a prelude of some sort relating to the movie... D.C does it alot, and Marvel's doing the same thing for Captain America.

#11 Posted by ARMIV (3927 posts) - - Show Bio

They'd better not. Her death was one of the few that actually meant something in comics, and already they've tarnished that up the wah-zoo.

#12 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (14358 posts) - - Show Bio

i dont know how id feel about that
#13 Edited by -Eclipse- (7650 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as Dan Slott is still writing when the movie comes out, I don't think we have anything to worry about. I trust Dan, he's one of Marvel's best, imo.

Then again, Brubaker clearly got pressured into turning Steve back into Captain America early and just chucking Bucky into Russia, so you never know...

EDIT: Remember guys, this movie isn't being made by Marvel. So odds are, they're going to pretend this movie doesn't exist, in the hopes it'll fail and they'll get their Spider-rights back.

#14 Edited by Duo_forbidden (1815 posts) - - Show Bio

Nope. She should stay in the ground. Harry Osborn was a different case. It was pretty interesting seeing him come back. I rather her alive in the Ultimate universe

#15 Posted by -Eclipse- (7650 posts) - - Show Bio
@Duo_forbidden said:
"Nope. She should stay in the ground. Harry Osborn was different case. It was pretty interesting seeing him come back. I rather her alive in the Ultimate universe "

I agree. All that stuff with Norman in the Brand New Day storylines (like New Ways to Die, etc.) wouldn't have been anywhere near as good if Harry wasn't involved. And we wouldn't even have had American Son.
#16 Posted by War Killer (20875 posts) - - Show Bio
@-Eclipse- said:
"

Bucky was different, yes his death was important to Captain America's history, but he was a sidekick, a fellow superhero. He was brought back to life by Brubaker in order to eventually take on the role of his mentor."

Bucky's was killed off because Stan Lee hated sidekicks and couldn't think of anything else to did with him and simply killed him off. Brubaker took what was lazy writing and turned it into something that has made the character into a fan favorite among many readers (including myself).

Gwen's death was well thought out and effected Peter's life in so many ways, plus it shows anyone who thinks Peter is paranoid about revealing his identity, because Gwen's death was a direct result of Green Goblin knowing who he was. It opened many new doors for Peter's character and lead to all of those stories with MJ that we would have never saw if Gwen was alive.
#17 Posted by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

Gwen just can't be brought back. Just like Uncle Ben, she'll be gone forever. 

#18 Posted by War Killer (20875 posts) - - Show Bio

Isn't her clone still wandering around somewhere? O_o

#19 Posted by Rudyftw (996 posts) - - Show Bio
@War Killer said:
" Isn't her clone still wandering around somewhere? O_o "
I almost forgot about the clone..... 
#20 Posted by ShirEPanjshir (604 posts) - - Show Bio

No. Her death has been way too significant. It would truly be a shame if she were to come back. I liked Gwen Stacy too, a lot, but her death should stay meaningful. I believe that writers know this and thus wouldn't change it. The same reason Uncle Ben should stay dead. As well as Bruce Wayne 's parents etc.

#21 Posted by MoodyKingMoron (192 posts) - - Show Bio

no. it's a major part of Spidey's character development and the idea has been toyed with far too much. The entire High Evolutionary nonsense plus the rotten core of the Clone Saga put me off from any revivals for Gwen. I didn't mind the Ultimate Gwen as much but then again, her revival was well executed. 

#22 Posted by zombietag (1610 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah shes probably not coming back. especially if slotts in charge of the spideyverse for now (or at least, for the most part).


but i could see marvel doing this and they might even be able to do a good job, but everyone and their mom knows the fans would hate it with a passion so it probably wont happen. besides, shes got that whole secret affair with norman thing (which i hate, i try to pretend that was never written), so that might make things a little tough for pete and his friends
#23 Posted by ironshadow (1583 posts) - - Show Bio

Isn't there a Gwen clone out there somewhere, they could just have her show up in the comics and besides Ultimate Gwen is still alive so dead Gwen will just stay dead.

#24 Posted by JoseDRiveraTCR7 (1020 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope not. I HATE Gwen Stacy.

#25 Posted by Billy Batson (59221 posts) - - Show Bio

Nah She should stay dead.

#26 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38932 posts) - - Show Bio
She should stay dead.
#27 Posted by moywar700 (3013 posts) - - Show Bio

considering how marvel wants 616 to be more like the movies(nick fury's son, I wouldn't be surprised if she was brought back to life during the course of the spider-man reboot trilogy.

#28 Posted by X9 (824 posts) - - Show Bio

It'd be more realistic/dense if she stayed dead. However, I wouldn't mind if she came back to life.

I think she was a nice character and could still be part of interesting story arcs.

#29 Edited by moywar700 (3013 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Gwen Stacy should come back to life but with a sad ending. Here's how I would want it to happened.Peter goes to his former high school and see's a student that looks extremely similar to Gwen Stacy.Peter goes up to her and tries to talk to her but she denies everything and she's not Gwen Stacy. Peter goes to her graveyard and finds out her body is missing.Peter goes back to high school so she can talk to the girl who looks like Gwen Stacy one last final time but she says "things change" and she isn't the girl she knew.So the girl was looks like Gwen Stacy implies that she really was her.Peter is sad and that moves on with his life and leave his past.Gwen Stacy was actually brought back to life by the phoenix force(the readers aren't suppose to know that) but she doesn't want to anything to do with spider-man anymore and wants to live a happy free life and she is very happy being back at school.

#30 Posted by Funrush (1446 posts) - - Show Bio

I would personally hate it, but knowing how Marvel likes to incorporate the movies into the comics (Hawkeye's costume, Nick Fury Jr.) I can imagine it.

#31 Posted by Madame_Mist (1337 posts) - - Show Bio

If they bought her back she will be just another love interest. She's more meaningful dead than alive.

#32 Posted by shadowtaker (90 posts) - - Show Bio

gwen should stay dead just like uncle ben

#33 Posted by sesquipedalophobe (4928 posts) - - Show Bio
@moywar700 said:

I think Gwen Stacy should come back to life but with a sad ending. Here's how I would want it to happened.Peter goes to his former high school and see's a student that looks extremely similar to Gwen Stacy.Peter goes up to her and tries to talk to her but she denies everything and she's not Gwen Stacy. Peter goes to her graveyard and finds out her body is missing.Peter goes back to high school so she can talk to the girl who looks like Gwen Stacy one last final time but she says "things change" and she isn't the girl she knew.So the girl was looks like Gwen Stacy implies that she really was her.Peter is sad and that moves on with his life and leave his past.Gwen Stacy was actually brought back to life by the phoenix force(the readers aren't suppose to know that) but she doesn't want to anything to do with spider-man anymore and wants to live a happy free life and she is very happy being back at school.

It would provide closure, anyway.
#34 Edited by acer51 (2430 posts) - - Show Bio
@MoodyKingMoron said:



                    no. it's a major part of Spidey's character development and the idea has been toyed with far too much. The entire High Evolutionary nonsense plus the rotten core of the Clone Saga put me off from any revivals for Gwen. I didn't mind the Ultimate Gwen as much but then again, her revival was well executed. 

                   

               


Well said, Gwen is a character who should stay dead, not because we dislike her, but because her death was so artfully tragic that we do not want the art to be ruined.

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