What If? #31 [Direct Edition]
(February 1982)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Tom DeFalco; 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 is a variant of What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #31 [Newsstand Edition].

Indicia title reads "What If? Featuring Wolverine and the Hulk."


What If Wolverine Had Killed the Hulk? (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Hulk; Wolverine
Reprints:

A Crackerjack Story (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Scottie; Crackerjack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What If Wolverine Had Killed the Hulk? (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos
Pencils:
Bob Budiansky
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Karin Nemri

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; the Scarlet Witch; Thor; the Vision; the Wasp]; Betty Ross; the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [the Blob; Lorelei; Magneto; Mastermind; Unus; Wolverine]; Daredevil; Edwin Jarvis; the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; the Thing]; General Thunderbolt Ross; the Hulk; James MacDonald Hudson; Jean-Paul; Sentinels; Spider-Man; the Watcher; Wendigo; the X-Men [Angel; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl; Professor X]
Synopsis:
Wolverine kills the Hulk and joins Magneto's Brotherhood of Evil Mutants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on The Incredible Hulk #181 (November 1974).

A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

...What If There Was No Fantastic Four? (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo (plot); Roger Stern (script)
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alicia Masters; Bruce Banner; the Fantastic Three [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic]; General Thunderbolt Ross; the Puppet Master; Spider-Man; the Thing; Thor [Don Blake]; Tony Stark; the Watcher
Synopsis:
The Thing never joins the team which has repercussions throughout the Marvel Universe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits read: Based on a plot by Bill Mantlo.

Why Not? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers on What If? #25: Frank Titone, Chris Green, Don Shover, Wilson Rivera, Richard H. Whitten, J. Vicko

Daredevil's Longest Fight! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daredevil; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What If Wolverine Had Killed the Hulk?
    Wolverine
  2. 1. A Crackerjack Story
    Scottie; Crackerjack
  3. 2. What If Wolverine Had Killed the Hulk?
    Wolverine
  4. 3. A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
    Dungeons & Dragons
  5. 4. ...What If There Was No Fantastic Four?
    The Fantastic Four
  6. 5. Why Not?
    Why Not?
  7. 6. Daredevil's Longest Fight!
    Daredevil; Hostess Fruit Pies
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