Spider-Man vs. Green Goblin (Marvel Greatest Moments)
In a shocking story line from Amazing Spider-Man #122, the original Green Goblin captured Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen Stacy and pushed her off the top of a bridge. Spider-Man arrived in time and caught her with his webbing before she could hit the water below, but the impact broke her neck. Immediately following this horrific event, Spider-Man had his final confrontation with the Goblin, who accidentally impaled himself on his own goblin glider. This classic storyline was a turning point in Marvel's history and showed that happy endings for leading characters were not assured. Soon after the Marvel Universe began to turn into a darker, grimmer place.