Amazing Spider-Man 2 Marks 1 Year Anniversary Of Death Of Captain Stacy

Captain George Stacy

The Daily Bugle viral site for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has posted a story marking the one year anniversary of the death of Captain George Stacy, the father of Gwen Stacy. The death of Captain Stacy, played by Dennis Leary, occurred in the first Amazing Spider-Man film at the hands of the Lizard. With his dying words, Captain Stacy made Peter Parker promise not to get Gwen involved in his life as Spider-Man. From the article:

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Lizard's attack on Manhattan and the death of Captain George Stacy, of New York City Police Department's Major Crimes Unit. Stacy was a decorated police veteran who left behind a loving wife and four children. In this Daily Bugle exclusive we spoke with the Stacy family, Helen, who lost a heroic husband that day, and Gwen, Phillip, Howard, and Simon, who lost their father.

The rest of the article consists of an interview with the entire Stacy family. In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes to theaters May 2.