What If? #15 [Direct Edition]
(July 1979)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860268607
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Co-Editor); Marv Wolfman (Co-Editor); Jim Shooter (Consulting Editor); Mark Gruenwald (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #15 [Newsstand Edition].


What If Nova Had Been Four Other People? (Table of Contents)

Nova / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler [as Validar] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

What If...Someone Else Had Become Nova? (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Watcher
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Frame sequence, pages 1-2 and 34.

[untitled first story] (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Nelson Yomtov
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kingpin; Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis:
A woman who wants vengeance gets the Nova power.
Reprints:

[untitled second story] (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
Roger Slifer
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova; Skrulls; Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis:
In a world without heroes, a homeless man gets the power and fends off an invasion.
Reprints:

[untitled third story] (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Peter Parker [Nova]; Aunt May Parker; Uncle Ben Parker; Betty Brant
Synopsis:
Peter Parker is crippled by the spider bite until he gets the Nova power.
Reprints:

[untitled fourth story] (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova; Doctor Doom; Red Skull; Sphinx
Synopsis:
A villain gets the powers.
Reprints:

The Thing and the Ultimate Weapon! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Thing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What If Nova Had Been Four Other People?
    Nova
  2. 1. What If...Someone Else Had Become Nova?
    Nova
  3. 2. [untitled first story]
    Nova
  4. 3. [untitled second story]
    Nova
  5. 4. [untitled third story]
    Nova
  6. 5. [untitled fourth story]
    Nova
  7. 6. The Thing and the Ultimate Weapon!
    Thing
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