(August 2008)

Marvel, 2008 Series
 
Price:
4.99 USD; 4.99 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
One-Shot
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960605301807258
Editing:
Nathan Cosby; Mark Paniccia (Consulting)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched

What If This Was the Fantastic Four? (Table of Contents)

New Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Wieringo
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Wolverine; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Hulk

Mike Wieringo 1963-2007 (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rose Toth (Photo)
Inks:
Rose Toth (Photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Bio and tribute to Mike Wieringo who died Aug. 12, 2007 of heart failure.

This What If... (Table of Contents)

New Fantastic Four / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeff Parker; Nathan Cosby
Pencils:
Art Adams
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Recap of the original "New Fantastic Four" story in the FF with small reproductions of the original covers.

All Possible Worlds (Table of Contents)

New Fantastic Four / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeff Parker
Pencils:
Mike Wieringo (pgs. 1-2, 4-8); Art Adams (pg. 3); Paul Renaud (pg. 9); Stuart immonen (pgs. 10-11); Cully Hamner (pg. 12); Alan Davis (pg. 13); Casey Jones (pg. 14); David Williams (pgs. 15-17); Sanford Greene (pg. 18); Humberto Ramos (pgs. 19-20); Skottie Young (pgs. 21-24); Mike Allred (pg. 25); Barry Kitson (pgs. 26-27)
Inks:
Karl Kesel (pgs. 1-2, 4-8, 10-11, 13-14, 19-20, 25); Art Adams (pgs. 3, 15-17); Paul Renaud (pg. 9); Cully Hamner (pg. 12); Nathan Massengill (pg. 18); Skottie Young (pgs. 21-24); Barry Kitson (pgs. 26-27)
Colors:
Val Staples; Leanne Hannah (Assistant)
Letters:
Blambot's Nate Piekos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
New Fantastic Four [Spider-Man; Wolverine; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Hulk]; GUEST: The Watcher; VILLAINS: Super Skrull; Blastaar; Dr. Doom; Mephisto; Sandman; Venom; Sabretooth; Abomination; CAMEOS: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; She-Hulk; Dr. Strange; Vision; Professor X; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Franklin Richards; CAMEO FLASHBACK: D'Lilah; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing]
Synopsis:
When Reed, Sue and Johnny are killed by a Skrull, the replacement Fantastic Four are convinced into becoming the real Fantastic Four; Spidey, Wolvie, Hulk and Ghost Rider tackle the FF's old foes but find one of their greatest challenges comes when Dr. Doom teams up with the deadly Mephisto.

Indexer Notes

Jeff Parker explains in the recap that he accidentally made the Ghost Rider in this story Johnny Blaze when he should have been Danny Ketch.

[Untitled] (Table of Contents)

New Fantastic Four / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Giarrusso
Pencils:
Chris Giarrusso
Inks:
Chris Giarrusso
Colors:
Chris Giarrusso
Letters:
Chris Giarrusso

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
New Fantastic Four [Spider-Man; Wolverine; Ghost Rider; Hulk]; GUESTS: Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing; Iron Man; Thor; Colossus; Rogue; Hawkeye; Gambit; Captain America; Quicksilver
Synopsis:
When the FF decide to try and get a spot on a sold out cruise ship, they convince Spidey, Wolvie, GR and Hulk to give up their spots and become the New Fantastic Four while they are away.

[Credits] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Wieringo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; The Thing

Original What If? Cover (Table of Contents)

New Fantastic Four / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Adams
Inks:
Art Adams
Colors:
Kelsey Shannon
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Wolveine; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Hulk

Indexer Notes

Presents what was supposed to be the cover art for this story when it was slated as a regular issue.

The Hero Initiative (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rose Toth (Photo)
Inks:
Rose Toth (Photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Short article explains that most of the artists who worked on this book did so at a reduced rate (some at $1.00 per page) in order to produce it; Includes a photo of Wieringo.

Tribute (Table of Contents)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Wieringo;Chuck Wojtkiewicz; Scott Hampton; Mark Waid; Jeff Parker; Richard Case
Pencils:
Mike Wieringo; Jeff Parker; Richard Case
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Creator's tributes to Mike Wieringo presented with pencilled art for this issue as well as two original sketches by Jeff Parker and Richard Case.

Acknowledgements (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Case (?)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing; Mike Wieringo

Indexer Notes

Presents the tribute to Mike Wieringo that appeared in most Marvel comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What If This Was the Fantastic Four?
    New Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Mike Wieringo 1963-2007
  3. 2. This What If...
    New Fantastic Four
  4. 3. All Possible Worlds
    New Fantastic Four
  5. 4. [Untitled]
    New Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [Credits]
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. Original What If? Cover
    New Fantastic Four
  8. 7. The Hero Initiative
  9. 8. Tribute
  10. 9. Acknowledgements
  11. 10. [Back Cover]
    Fantastic Four
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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