What If? #34 [Newsstand Edition]
(August 1982)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860268608
Editing:
Tom DeFalco (Editor); Linda Grant (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) #34 [Direct].

This is an all humor issue, often with multiple one-panel bits. All letterer credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.


["Stop! Don't buy this issue!"] (Table of Contents)

What If? / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Layton (signed)
Inks:
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker ?

Characters:
the Watcher
Reprints:

What If the Watcher Was a Stand-Up Comedian? (Table of Contents)

Watcher / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Wilson (Kirbyesque panels); Rick Parker (Watcher)
Inks:
? (Kirbyesque panels); Rick Parker (Watcher)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Diana Albers; Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Watcher
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art and letterer credits added 2005 by Steven Tice. Rick Parker's panel confirmed 2005 by Rick Parker. Ron Wilson credit derived from the letters page of What If? #38.

What If the Fantastic Four Were Bananas? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Human Torch; Thing; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic]
Reprints:

What If Odin Were Peter Parker's Uncle? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Odin; Aunt May Parker
Reprints:

What If Don Blake and Tony Stark Were Brothers? (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Don Blake [Thor]; Tony Stark [Iron Man]
Reprints:

What If Aunt May Were Ant-Man? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Aunt May Parker
Reprints:

What If Spider-Man Married Spider-Woman? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Spider-Woman
Reprints:

What If Reed Richards Took Postman Willie Lumpkin up on His Offer to Join the Fantastic Four? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Willie Lumpkin
Reprints:

What If Captain America Chose to Remain Nomad? (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nomad [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

What If, at Some Point, Rick Jones Decided to Leave Captain Marvel in the Negative Zone? (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rick Jones; Captain Marvel; Mary Beth
Reprints:

What If Nick Fury Had to Wear an Eyepatch on His Right Eye Instead of His Left Eye? (Table of Contents)

SHIELD / comic story / 0.16 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Hembeck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nick Fury
Reprints:

What If...the Ghost Rider Had Possessed Someone Else?! (Table of Contents)

Ghost Rider / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Dave Simons
Inks:
Dave Simons
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ghost Rider
Reprints:

What If Everyone Who Ever Had Been an Avenger Had Remained an Avenger? (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Bob Hall
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Thor; Iron Man; Wasp; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Spider-Man; Black Panther; Beast; Tigra; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Swordsman; Rick Jones; Hulk; Moondragon; Wonder Man; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Falcon; Captain America; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Quicksilver; She-Hulk; Jocasta]; Edwin Jarvis
Reprints:

What If Him Married Her? (Table of Contents)

Adam Warlock / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Him [Adam Warlock]; Her [Kismet]
Reprints:

What If Black Bolt Got the Hiccups? (Table of Contents)

Inhumans / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Bolt
Reprints:

What If Galactus Ate the Earth? (Table of Contents)

Galactus / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Galactus
Reprints:

What If...Ka-Zar...Were a Middle-Aged Accountant Instead of a Savage? (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Brent Anderson
Pencils:
Brent Anderson
Inks:
Brent Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu
Reprints:

What If the Hulk Were Yellow? (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk
Reprints:

What If the Invisible Girl Dyed Her Hair? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Invisible Girl
Reprints:

What If Power Man Were White? (Table of Contents)

Power Man / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Power Man [Luke Cage]
Reprints:

What If the Thing Were Blue? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thing
Reprints:

What If--Captain Marvel Hadn't Died? (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Al Milgrom
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]
Reprints:

What If Phoenix Still Lived? (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Al Milgrom
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phoenix; Cyclops
Reprints:

Elektra Had Survived? (Table of Contents)

Elektra / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Al Milgrom
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elektra
Reprints:

What If Dazzler Had Become a Stand-Up Comedienne Instead of a Singer? (Table of Contents)

Dazzler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Danny Fingeroth
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dazzler
Reprints:

What If Marvel Comics and the National Endowment for the Arts Presented Spidey Intellectual Stories (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
Allen Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Mad Thinker
Reprints:

What If Willie Lumpkin Were Herald to Galactus (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Budiansky
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky
Inks:
Bob Budiansky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Willie Lumpkin; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Reprints:

What If Ghost Rider Owned a Fast Food Franchise? (Table of Contents)

Ghost Rider / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Budiansky
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky
Inks:
Bob Budiansky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]
Reprints:

What If All the Super Heroes Who Now Lived in New York City Moved to Toledo, Ohio? (Table of Contents)

What If? / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Budiansky
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky
Inks:
Bob Budiansky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Captain America; Daredevil; Scarlet Witch; Thor; Dr. Strange
Reprints:

What If the Watchers in All the Realities Got Together and Watched Watchers Watching Watchers [repeat "Watching Watchers" to infinity] (Table of Contents)

What If? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Jo Duffy
Pencils:
Terry Austin
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Austin

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Watcher
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Elmer Fudd also appears as a watcher here.

What If Howard the Duck Formed His Own Super-Team? (Table of Contents)

Howard the Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan O'Neill
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Alan Kupperberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alan Kupperberg

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Howard the Duck; Devil Dinosaur; Redwing; Zabu; Emma (Ant-Man's ant); Aragorn; Dragon Man; Lockjaw; Watcher
Reprints:

What If Thor Had a Swedish Accent? (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Mark Gruenwald (layouts); Brett Breeding (finished art)
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki
Reprints:

What If Cyclops's Energy Beams Came out of His Ears? (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Mark Gruenwald (layouts); Brett Breeding (finished art)
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Magneto; a Sentinel
Reprints:

What If Wonder Man Were a Woman and Power Man Were a Girl? (Table of Contents)

What If? / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Mark Gruenwald (layouts); Brett Breeding (finished art)
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Power Man [Luke Cage]; Wonder Man
Reprints:

What If Black Bolt Were a Rock Star? (Table of Contents)

Inhumans / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Inhumans [Black Bolt; Triton; Gorgon; Medusa]
Reprints:

What If Daredevil Were Deaf Instead of Blind? (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Miller
Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Frank Miller
Colors:
?
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil
Reprints:

What If the Marvel Production Crew Existed in This Reality? (Table of Contents)

What If? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Parker
Pencils:
Ron Zalme (himself, Barry Shapiro?); Joe Albelo (himself); Rick Parker (himself, Rob Carosella, Nora Maclin, Harry Candelario); John Morelli (himself); Bob Camp (himself); ? (Danny Crespi); Morrie Kuramoto (himself); Eliot R. Brown (himself)
Inks:
Ron Zalme (himself, Barry Shapiro?); Joe Albelo (himself); Rick Parker (himself, Rob Carosella, Nora Maclin, Harry Candelario); John Morelli (himself); Bob Camp (himself); ? (Danny Crespi); Morrie Kuramoto (himself); Eliot R. Brown (himself)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Characters:
Ron Zalme; Joe Albelo; Rob Carosella; John Morelli; Bob Camp; Barry Shapiro; Rick Parker; Danny Crespi; Nora Maclin; Morrie Kuramoto; Eliot R. Brown; Harry Candelario
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Caricature credits added 2005 by Steven Tice, with input from Jim Salicrup, Danny Fingeroth, Mike Carlin, and Rick Parker.

What If the Marvel Editorial Crew Did, Too? (Table of Contents)

What If? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
Mark Gruenwald (Denny O'Neil, himself); Jim Salicrup (himself); Ron Zalme (Mike Carlin, Danny Fingeroth); ? (Louise Jones); Marie Severin (Ralph Macchio, Linda Grant); Rick Parker (Al Milgrom); Larry Hama (Ann Nocenti); Lance Tooks (himself); Mike Carlin (Tom DeFalco)
Inks:
Rick Parker (Denny O'Neil, Al Milgrom, Tom DeFalco); Mark Gruenwald (himself); Jim Salicrup (himself); Ron Zalme (Mike Carlin, Danny Fingeroth, Lance Tooks); ? (Louise Jones); Marie Severin (Ralph Macchio, Linda Grant); Larry Hama (Ann Nocenti)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Characters:
Denny O'Neil; Mark Gruenwald; Jim Salicrup; Mike Carlin; Louise Jones; Danny Fingeroth; Ralph Macchio; Al Milgrom; Ann Nocenti; Lance Tooks; Linda Grant; Tom DeFalco
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Caricature art credits added 2005 by Steven Tice, with input from Jim Salicrup, Danny Fingeroth, Mike Carlin, Al Milgrom, Ron Zalme, and Rick Parker. Al Milgrom is certain he did not do his own caricature.

What If Tony Stark Had Owned an Auto Plant Instead of a Weapons Factory? (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Albelo
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Joe Albelo
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man
Reprints:

What If Sue Storm Had Become the Thing? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Albelo
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Joe Albelo
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Reprints:

What If Moon Knight Got All His Identities Mixed Up? (Table of Contents)

Moon Knight / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Albelo
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Joe Albelo
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Moon Knight
Reprints:

What If...the Watcher Grew Hair? (Table of Contents)

Watcher / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Rick Parker
Inks:
Rick Parker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Watcher
Reprints:

What If Alpha Flight Talked Like T.V. Canadians? (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Layton; Mike Carlin; Eliot R. Brown
Pencils:
Bob Layton
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James Hudson]; Northstar; Aurora; Sasquatch; Shaman]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on the "Bob and Doug Mackenzie" skits from SCTV.

What If the Silver Surfer, White Tiger, Night Rider, Iceman, and Moon Knight Fought Wendigo in a Snowstorm? (Table of Contents)

What if? / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Colors:
?
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is just an empty white panel.

What If the Black Panther Fought the Shroud in a Coal Mine? (Table of Contents)

What if? / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Colors:
?
Letters:
Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a completely filled black panel.

What If Moon Knight Had 3 Different Identities? (Table of Contents)

Moon Knight / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Moon Knight
Reprints:

What If King Conan Were Bing Conan on the Road to Hyboria (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eliot Brown
Pencils:
Eliot Brown
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bing Conan; Chester
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on the Bing Crosby / Bob Hope "Road To..." movies.

What If Black Bolt Hosted a Television Talk Show? (Table of Contents)

Inhumans / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Budiansky
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Bolt
Reprints:

What If Bruce Banner's Pants Didn't Stretch When He Became the Hulk? (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
John Romita Jr.
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk
Reprints:

What If You Went to the Movies and Had to Sit Behind the Leader? (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Parker
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Leader
Reprints:

What If Aunt May Became a Super Hero? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Mark Gruenwald
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Golden Oldie [Aunt May Parker]; Ant-Aunt [Aunt May Parker]; Auntie Freeze [Aunt May Parker]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Aunt May as Iron Man, Ant-Man and Iceman.

What If Reed Richards Had Not Invented Unstable Molecules? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Mark Gruenwald
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Reprints:

What If the Hulk Married the She-Hulk????? (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Terry Austin
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Austin

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; She-Hulk; Fred: Ethel; Little Hulky
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page 1 is a parody of the TV show "I Love Lucy". Page 2 is a parody of the "Blondie" newspaper comic strip.

What If Norrin Radd Had Not Volunteered to Become the Silver Surfer? (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Albelo
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Shalla-Bal
Reprints:

What If Dazzler Had Decided to Become a Lawyer? (Table of Contents)

Dazzler / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Albelo
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dazzler
Reprints:

What If Luke Cage Had Found the Hammer of Thor? (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Albelo
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Luke Cage
Reprints:

What If...Doctor Strange Were an Ordinary Magician? (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Marie Severin

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Strange; Ancient One; Baron Mordo; Dormammu
Reprints:

What If: Obnoxio the Clown Fought Crime? (Table of Contents)

Obnoxio the Clown / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alan Kupperberg
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Alan Kupperberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Obnoxio the Clown
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Obnoxio as Sherlock Holmes, Batman, Spider-Man, Hulk, Wolverine, Daredevil, Superman and the Watcher.

What If Daredevil Could See? (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil; Gladiator; Bullseye; Owl; Elektra; Stilt Man
Reprints:

What If Thor Got a Haircut? (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

What If Spider-Man Had Married the Black Widow? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Widow
Reprints:

What If Iron Man Had an Eating Problem Instead of a Drinking Problem? (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
John Romita Jr.
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man
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What If Dr. Doom Had a Sense of Humor? (Table of Contents)

Dr. Doom / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Doom
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What If Galactus Needed Quick Cash? (Table of Contents)

Galactus / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Galactus
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What Will Happen When Stan Lee Reads This Issue? (Table of Contents)

What If? / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Carlin
Pencils:
Ron Zalme
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker ?

Characters:
Stan Lee
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Stop! Don't buy this issue!"]
    What If?
  2. 1. What If the Watcher Was a Stand-Up Comedian?
    Watcher
  3. 2. What If the Fantastic Four Were Bananas?
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. What If Odin Were Peter Parker's Uncle?
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. What If Don Blake and Tony Stark Were Brothers?
    Thor
  6. 5. What If Aunt May Were Ant-Man?
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. What If Spider-Man Married Spider-Woman?
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. What If Reed Richards Took Postman Willie Lumpkin up on His Offer to Join the Fantastic Four?
    Fantastic Four
  9. 8. What If Captain America Chose to Remain Nomad?
    Captain America
  10. 9. What If, at Some Point, Rick Jones Decided to Leave Captain Marvel in the Negative Zone?
    Captain Marvel
  11. 10. What If Nick Fury Had to Wear an Eyepatch on His Right Eye Instead of His Left Eye?
    SHIELD
  12. 11. What If...the Ghost Rider Had Possessed Someone Else?!
    Ghost Rider
  13. 12. What If Everyone Who Ever Had Been an Avenger Had Remained an Avenger?
    Avengers
  14. 13. What If Him Married Her?
    Adam Warlock
  15. 14. What If Black Bolt Got the Hiccups?
    Inhumans
  16. 15. What If Galactus Ate the Earth?
    Galactus
  17. 16. What If...Ka-Zar...Were a Middle-Aged Accountant Instead of a Savage?
    Ka-Zar
  18. 17. What If the Hulk Were Yellow?
    Hulk
  19. 18. What If the Invisible Girl Dyed Her Hair?
    Fantastic Four
  20. 19. What If Power Man Were White?
    Power Man
  21. 20. What If the Thing Were Blue?
    Fantastic Four
  22. 21. What If--Captain Marvel Hadn't Died?
    Captain Marvel
  23. 22. What If Phoenix Still Lived?
    X-Men
  24. 23. Elektra Had Survived?
    Elektra
  25. 24. What If Dazzler Had Become a Stand-Up Comedienne Instead of a Singer?
    Dazzler
  26. 25. What If Marvel Comics and the National Endowment for the Arts Presented Spidey Intellectual Stories
    Spider-Man
  27. 26. What If Willie Lumpkin Were Herald to Galactus
    Fantastic Four
  28. 27. What If Ghost Rider Owned a Fast Food Franchise?
    Ghost Rider
  29. 28. What If All the Super Heroes Who Now Lived in New York City Moved to Toledo, Ohio?
    What If?
  30. 29. What If the Watchers in All the Realities Got Together and Watched Watchers Watching Watchers [repeat "Watching Watchers" to infinity]
    What If?
  31. 30. What If Howard the Duck Formed His Own Super-Team?
    Howard the Duck
  32. 31. What If Thor Had a Swedish Accent?
    Thor
  33. 32. What If Cyclops's Energy Beams Came out of His Ears?
    X-Men
  34. 33. What If Wonder Man Were a Woman and Power Man Were a Girl?
    What If?
  35. 34. What If Black Bolt Were a Rock Star?
    Inhumans
  36. 35. What If Daredevil Were Deaf Instead of Blind?
    Daredevil
  37. 36. What If the Marvel Production Crew Existed in This Reality?
    What If?
  38. 37. What If the Marvel Editorial Crew Did, Too?
    What If?
  39. 38. What If Tony Stark Had Owned an Auto Plant Instead of a Weapons Factory?
    Iron Man
  40. 39. What If Sue Storm Had Become the Thing?
    Fantastic Four
  41. 40. What If Moon Knight Got All His Identities Mixed Up?
    Moon Knight
  42. 41. What If...the Watcher Grew Hair?
    Watcher
  43. 42. What If Alpha Flight Talked Like T.V. Canadians?
    Alpha Flight
  44. 43. What If the Silver Surfer, White Tiger, Night Rider, Iceman, and Moon Knight Fought Wendigo in a Snowstorm?
    What if?
  45. 44. What If the Black Panther Fought the Shroud in a Coal Mine?
    What if?
  46. 45. What If Moon Knight Had 3 Different Identities?
    Moon Knight
  47. 46. What If King Conan Were Bing Conan on the Road to Hyboria
    Conan
  48. 47. What If Black Bolt Hosted a Television Talk Show?
    Inhumans
  49. 48. What If Bruce Banner's Pants Didn't Stretch When He Became the Hulk?
    Hulk
  50. 49. What If You Went to the Movies and Had to Sit Behind the Leader?
    Hulk
  51. 50. What If Aunt May Became a Super Hero?
    Spider-Man
  52. 51. What If Reed Richards Had Not Invented Unstable Molecules?
    Fantastic Four
  53. 52. What If the Hulk Married the She-Hulk?????
    Hulk
  54. 53. What If Norrin Radd Had Not Volunteered to Become the Silver Surfer?
    Silver Surfer
  55. 54. What If Dazzler Had Decided to Become a Lawyer?
    Dazzler
  56. 55. What If Luke Cage Had Found the Hammer of Thor?
    Thor
  57. 56. What If...Doctor Strange Were an Ordinary Magician?
    Doctor Strange
  58. 57. What If: Obnoxio the Clown Fought Crime?
    Obnoxio the Clown
  59. 58. What If Daredevil Could See?
    Daredevil
  60. 59. What If Thor Got a Haircut?
    Thor
  61. 60. What If Spider-Man Had Married the Black Widow?
    Spider-Man
  62. 61. What If Iron Man Had an Eating Problem Instead of a Drinking Problem?
    Iron Man
  63. 62. What If Dr. Doom Had a Sense of Humor?
    Dr. Doom
  64. 63. What If Galactus Needed Quick Cash?
    Galactus
  65. 64. What Will Happen When Stan Lee Reads This Issue?
    What If?
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