What If? #37 [Direct]
(February 1983)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Mark Gruenwald (Editor); Michael Carlin (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 The Beast and the Thing Continued to Mutate? Plus, What if the Silver Surfer Lost the Power Cosmic? (Table of Contents)

Beast, Thing, Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

What if the Thing Continued to Mutate? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Arvell Jones (layouts); Sam de la Rosa (finishes)
Inks:
Sam de la Rosa
Colors:
Dave Billman
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnhny Storm]; Watcher [Uatu]; Giant-Man [Bill Foster]; AIM; MODOK; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Alicia Masters
Synopsis:
The Thing continues to Mutate from Virus-X.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on events occurring in Marvel-Two-In-One #81.

What if the Beast Had Truly Become a Beast? (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Weiss
Pencils:
Alan Weiss
Inks:
Jim Sherman
Colors:
Jim Sherman
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Avengers [Vision; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]] (Cameos); Edwin Jarvis; Ka-Zar; Zabu; Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis:
The formula which turned the Beast into his current state mutates him more.
Reprints:

What if Galactus Had Turned the Silver Surfer Back into Norrin Radd? (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils:
Mike Vosburg
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Watcher [Uatu]; Galactus; Shalla-Bal; Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Synopsis:
Galactus not only strands the Silver Surfer on Earth, but also turns him human.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based loosely on events occurring in Fantastic Four #50.

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Cracker Jacks.

Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Magic Snake Puzzels.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What If The Beast and the Thing Continued to Mutate? Plus, What if the Silver Surfer Lost the Power Cosmic?
    Beast, Thing, Silver Surfer
  2. 1. What if the Thing Continued to Mutate?
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. What if the Beast Had Truly Become a Beast?
    X-Men
  4. 3. What if Galactus Had Turned the Silver Surfer Back into Norrin Radd?
    Silver Surfer
  5. 4. A Cracker Jack Story
    Cracker Jack
  6. 5. Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes
    Spider-Man
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