What If? #19 [Newsstand Edition]
(February 1980)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860268602
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (Editor); Mark Gruenwald (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
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 has variants.

Cover credits 2005 by Steven Tice.


What If Spider-Man Had Never Become a Crimefighter? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rubinstein inking credit confirmed by original artwork: http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=569571&GSub=5668

What If Spider-Man Had Stopped the Burgler Who Killed His Uncle? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Gillis
Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Roger Slifer
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Watcher; Aunt May Parker; Uncle Ben Parker; Daredevil; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp]; X-Men [Cyclops; Angel; Beat; Iceman; Marvel Girl; Angel]; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robinson; Electro; Kraven; Big Man; Dr. Octopus; Mysterio; Vulture; Sandman [Baker]
Synopsis:
Spidey stops the burglar and remains an entertainer.
Reprints:

A Passion for Gold (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic

Indexer Notes

Ad for Hostess Twinkies. Credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Why Not? (Table of Contents)

Why Not? / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Sam Hays, Gary Dunaier, Steve Swope, Gene Entwender

Here's an Ad That Will Flip Ya! (Table of Contents)

Crazy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin ?
Inks:
Chic Stone ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Characters:
Batroc

Indexer Notes

Ad for Crazy. Credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What If Spider-Man Had Never Become a Crimefighter?
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. What If Spider-Man Had Stopped the Burgler Who Killed His Uncle?
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. A Passion for Gold
    Fantastic Four; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Why Not?
    Why Not?
  5. 4. Here's an Ad That Will Flip Ya!
    Crazy
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