how did gwen stacy die

The Death of Gwen Stacy had a very shocking impact on all the Marvel Fans. But the cause of her death is still a questionable event. Fans are still debating on how Gwen Stacy Died.

In this article, you will find out the actual cause of Gwen Stacy’s death in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Spider-man A superhero 

Comics were top-rated among the teenagers. With the growing popularity and demand for a new superhero, Stan Lee introduced a new character known as Spider-man. Why Spider-man?

Because he was inspired by spiders and the phenomenal way they create their web with so much perfection. One of the most loved and appreciated comic books of Spider-Man is The Amazing Spider-Man. 

The reason for Gwen’s death is very much clear as in the comic book, But we will be discussing the cause of her death in the movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Who is Gwen Stacy?

Gwen Stacy is a fictional character in the Spider-man series and is the first love of Peter (spiderman). She was studying in the same high school as Peter in the Empire State University.

They fell in love and she wanted him to ask her for marriage but unfortunately, they parted ways after her father’s death. In the movie series The Amazing Spider, the character of Gwen is played by Emma Stone. 

Who Killed Gwen Stacy?

Gwen Stacy was killed by the Green Goblin, who is an evil enemy of Spider-Man. He did not want to kill her. He intended to catch Spiderman and kill him.

He kidnapped Gwen because he knew that Spiderman would come to save her. And he assumed he actually came to protect her beloved Stacy. Goblin wants him to surrender or he will kill Gwen.

Both of them engaged in a serious fight and in the middle of the fight, Green Goblin threw Gwen off, and she fell onto the clock tower unfortunately after all the efforts Spiderman made to save her, She died. 

But the real question is, How did she die? At the end of the scene, we can see that she is still hanging in the air a little away from the ground. Her head didn’t even touch the ground. Then the question arises of how she died. Some people say she broke her neck and some say she broke her waist due to the web. Let us tell you. 

How Did Gwen Stacy Die?

When Green Goblin threw Gwen off, Peter held her and they both fell into the building of the  Clock tower. Goblin and Spiderman started fighting and Gwen was hanging with the help of the web string. 

Unfortunately, the string got cut off when the great in the clock shifted and Gwen fell from a height and then Peter immediately shot his web to protect her from falling. It was too late that before the web could catch her, She had already banged her head onto the ground, causing her death. When finally Peter reached down to her, he found her dead. 

Since the web has elasticity, she snapped back and we could see her hanging. She also had noose bleeding and that also suggests that she had some internal injury.  

Frequently Asked Questions

How Did Gwen Stacy Die In The Comics?

Gwen died because her neck broke when she fell from the clock tower. 

Did Gwen Stacy break her back?

No, She did not break her back and she died due to head injury after her head banged to the ground. 


We hope that with this article on  “How Did Gwen Stacy Die?” We made it clear to you the cause of Gwen Stacy’s death. We recommend watching that scene again if you still have any doubts left. 

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