What If? #26 [Direct Edition]
(April 1981)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Denny O'Neil; 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 has variants.


What If Captain America Had Been Elected President? (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marie Severin ?
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Johann Schmidt]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Nick Fury
Reprints:

What If Captain America Were Elected President? (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr; Roger McKenzie ("idea"); Don Perlin ("idea"); Roger Stern ("creative contributions"); John Byrne ("creative contributions")
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (breakdowns); Mike Esposito (finished art)
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Watcher; Avengers; Iron Man; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Spider-Man; J. Jonah Jameson; Ronald Reagan; Jimmy Carter; Red Skull; Nick Fury; Bernie Rosenthal; Falcon; Wasp
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on Captain America #250. "Based on an idea by Roger McKenzie & Don Perlin, with the creative contributions of Roger Stern & John Byrne."

What If...The Man-Thing Had Regained Ted Sallis' Brain? (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Steven Grant
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
N. Dowedswell
Letters:
Paul Higbee

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Man-Thing; Watcher
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on Man-Thing #1 (second series).

Outpost on Uranus (Table of Contents)

Eternals / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Ron Wilson (breakdowns); Bruce Patterson (finished art)
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Ed Hannigan
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Eternals; Kree; Kree Sentry; Uranos
Synopsis:
History of the Eternals.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in #27.

The Rescue! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk ?
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Hostess Twinkies. Initial credits added 2005 by Steven Tice. Pencils formerly credited to "Alan Kupperberg?" Alan Kupperberg denied, and suggested the possibility of Alex Saviuk. Per GCD Errors list, 4-25-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What If Captain America Had Been Elected President?
    Captain America
  2. 1. What If Captain America Were Elected President?
    Captain America
  3. 2. What If...The Man-Thing Had Regained Ted Sallis' Brain?
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. Outpost on Uranus
    Eternals
  5. 4. The Rescue!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
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