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)

Thing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema?
Inks:
Al Milgrom?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thing

Indexer Notes

ad for Hostess Fruit Pie. Credits 2005 by Steven Tice.

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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