(2019)

Marvel, 2019 Series
Price
39.99 USD; 52.00 CAD
Pages
380
On-sale Date
2019-10-30 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
T
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-1-302-92059-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781302920593
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (collection editor); Caitlin O'Connell (assistant editor); Kateri Woody (associate managing editor)

Issue Notes

Collects What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #13-15, 17-23.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (signed as JB)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as AM)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Jarella

What If? Classic: The Complete Collection Vol. 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Watcher; Nick Fury; Sentry #459

Indexer Notes

Illustration is taken from page 1 of the story "What If Ghost Rider Spider-Woman and Captain Marvel Had Remained Villains?" from What If? #17.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Dave Simons
Colors
Carl Gafford (as Gaff)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Watcher

Indexer Notes

Illustration is taken from page 2 of What If? #22.

[What If? #13] (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (signed as JB)
Inks
Ernie Chan (signed as EC)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Danette
Reprints

What If Conan the Barbarian Walked the Earth Today? (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Job Number
LG-304
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Nemedian Chronicles tell of the black-maned, sullen-eyed Cimmerian...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Watcher; Conan; Shamash Shum-Ukin; Danette; Alhambra; Sam; Peter Parker [Spider-Man] (cameo); Mary Jane Watson (cameo); Butch (death); The Professor (death); Charlie (death); Brady
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Featuring the sword-and-sorcery hero created by Robert E. Howard. Based on Savage Sword of Conan #5 and #7. A sequel appears in What If? #43.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Michael Golden (illustration)
Inks
Michael Golden (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comments from Ted Coletti, Peter Brown, Nelson C., Wayneard, Freddie Filgo, T. Towers, Andy Stoesen, Scott Phillips, Gene Entwender, Chuck Yeaman, Ace Gary, and Bruce Weintraub. Includes a house ad for The Micronauts.

[What If? #14] (Table of Contents: 6)

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Sgt. Fury [Nick Fury]; Howling Commandos [Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; Robert "Rebel" Ralston; Jonathan "Junior: Juniper; Dino Manelli?]
Reprints

What If Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos Had Fought World War II in Outer Space? (Table of Contents: 7)

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich (plot); Don Glut (script); Roy Thomas (concept)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
? [as D. R. Martin] (pen-name for various)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Job Number
LG-354
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher... ... and I welcome you to space station Pearl...
Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Watcher [Uatu]; Sgt. Fury [Nick Fury]; Howling Commandos [Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; Izzy Cohen; Robert "Rebel" Ralston; Jonathan "Junior: Juniper; Dino Manelli]; Red Hargrove; Captain Sam Sawyer; Baron Strucker (death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in 3 parts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letter from Steven Alan Bennett.

[What If? #15] (Table of Contents: 9)

Nova / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed as Validar)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as Sinnott)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited as R. Thomas) (original co-editor); Marv Wolfman (original co-editor)

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Nova; Kingpin; Sphinx; Dr. Doom; Red Skull; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]
Reprints

What If...Someone Else Had Become Nova? (Table of Contents: 10)

Nova / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Michele Wolfman (as Michele W.)
Letters
Irv Watanabe (credited as Watanabe)
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited as R. Thomas) (original co-editor); Marv Wolfman (original co-editor)

Job Number
LG-418
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Worlds co-exist with many other worlds...
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Watcher; Nova [Richard Ryder]; Ginger; Thor [Don Blake] (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo); Nova [Helen Taylor]; Nova [Jessie]; Nova [Peter Parker]; Uncle Ben Parker; Nova [?]; Dr. Doom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence, pages 1-2 and 34.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Nova / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (credited as Wiacek)
Colors
Nelson Yomtov (credited as Yomtov)
Letters
Michael Higgins (credited as Higgins)
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited as R. Thomas) (original co-editor); Marv Wolfman (original co-editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behold, the first of many alternates.
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Kingpin (death); Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Watcher [Uatu]; Willie DuBrow (death); Nova [Helen Taylor]; Officer Gannon; Frank Taylor (death); Jack; Black Louie (corpse); Two-Finger Schwartz (corpse); Sam
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Nova / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited as Infantino)
Inks
Frank Springer (credited as Springer)
Colors
Roger Slifer (credited as Slifer)
Letters
Michael Higgins (credited as Higgins)
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited as R. Thomas) (original co-editor); Marv Wolfman (original co-editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our second tale concerns a second earth.
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Nova; Skrulls; Watcher [Uatu]; Nova [Jessie] (death); Blythmerc; Catherine; Henry; Sarakar; Jonathan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Nova / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited as Andru)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited as Giacoia)
Colors
Michele Wolfman (as Michele W.)
Letters
Michael Higgins (credited as Higgins)
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited as R. Thomas) (original co-editor); Marv Wolfman (original co-editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Infinite variations on a single critical occurance...
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Peter Parker [Nova]; Aunt May Parker (death); Uncle Ben Parker; Betty Brant; Harry; Jack; Professor Warren
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Nova / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
George Pérez (credited as Pérez)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited as Palmer)
Colors
Michele Wolfman (as Michele W.)
Letters
Michael Higgins (credited as Higgins)
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited as R. Thomas) (original co-editor); Marv Wolfman (original co-editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now let us finish our final reality...
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Nova (death); Doctor Doom (death); Red Skull (death); Sphinx; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm; Thing] (corpses); Iron Fist (cameo); Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze] (cameo); Thor [Don Blake] (cameo); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (cameo); Falcon (cameo); Daredevil (cameo); Ms. Marvel (cameo); Valkyrie (cameo); Scarlet Witch (cameo); Hulk [Bruce Banner] (cameo); Sub-Mariner (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo); Cyclops (cameo); Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell] (cameo); Nighthawk (cameo); White Tiger (cameo)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited as R. Thomas) (original co-editor); Marv Wolfman (original co-editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment by "The Great Aims".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Charles David Haskell, Bob, Brian and Kody Hundertmark, Derek McCulloch and a special goodbye editorial from Roy Thomas.

[What If? #17] (Table of Contents: 17)

Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Ghost Rider [occult]; Spider-Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited as M. Gruenwald) (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]
Reprints

What If Ghost Rider Spider-Woman and Captain Marvel Had Remained Villains? (Table of Contents: 18)

Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Ghost Rider [occult]; Spider-Woman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited as M. Gruenwald) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In every life, there are moments when possibilities...
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Watcher; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Nick Fury; Kree Sentry #459
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Splash page introduction. This sequence added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Ghost Rider Part 1 (Table of Contents: 19)

Ghost Rider [occult] / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Springer
Colors
Roger Slifer
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited as M. Gruenwald) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is midnight on a lonely desert highway...
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Rider [John Blaze] (also in flashback); Son of Satan [Daimon Hellstrom]; Watcher; Roxanne Simpson (flashback, death); Crash Simpson (flashback, death); Frank; Chill Miller (flashback, death)
Reprints

Part 2 The Spider-Woman (Table of Contents: 20)

Spider-Woman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited as M. Gruenwald) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Her name is Jessica Drew...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Woman [Arachne; Jessica Drew]; Watcher; Nick Fury (death); SHIELD; Hydra; Jared (death); Contessa Valentina De Fontane; Count Otto Vermis; Andre (death)
Reprints

Part 3 Captain Marvel (Table of Contents: 21)

Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell] / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited as M. Gruenwald) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, we turn to Mar-Vell...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Watcher; Kree Sentry #459 (destroyed); Ronan the Accuser; Yon-Rogg (death); Una; Carol Danvers; Zarek, the Imperial Minister
Reprints

[What If? #18] (Table of Contents: 22)

Doctor Strange / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema ?; Marie Severin (see notes)
Inks
Pablo Marcos ?
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (original editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange; Dormammu; The Ancient One
Reprints
Keywords
occult

Indexer Notes

Possible Marie Severin alterations on Dr. Strange's face.

What If Dr. Strange Had Been a Disciple of Dormammu? (Table of Contents: 23)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gillis
Pencils
Tom Sutton (breakdowns); Bruce Patterson (finished art)
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (original editor)

Job Number
LF-144
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher, a member of an ancient race...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange; Dormammu; The Ancient One; Baron Mordo (death); Uatu the Watcher; Hamir; Genghis; Rama Kaliph; Turan Barim; Dr. Druid; Agatha Harkness; Lord Phyffe; Wong; Victoria Bentley; Count Carezzi; Umar; Doctor Doom; Agamotto (flashback); Eternity
Reprints
Keywords
occult

[What If? #19] (Table of Contents: 24)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe
Editing
Denny O'Neil (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

What If Spider-Man Had Stopped the Burgler Who Killed His Uncle? (Table of Contents: 25)

Spider-Man / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gillis
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Roger Slifer (credited as Slifer)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited as Orz)
Editing
Denny O'Neil (original editor)

Job Number
LF-367
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher -- and here is a common tragedy...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Watcher; Aunt May Parker; Uncle Ben Parker; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Don Blake]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; X-Men [Cyclops; Beat; Iceman; Marvel Girl; Angel]; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robinson; Betty Brant; Enforcers [Ox; Fancy Dan; Montana]; Electro; Kraven; Big Man [Frederick Foswell]; Dr. Octopus; Mysterio; Vulture; Sandman [Baker]; J.B. Priest; Flash Thompson; Cheryl; John Jameson (death); Wanda; Annie; Slade (death); Bernard Bushkin (photo); Lawrence Dyson; Chuckie
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Denny O'Neil (original editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Sam Hays, Gary Dunaier, Steve Swope, and Gene Entwender.

[What If? #20] (Table of Contents: 27)

The Avengers [superhero] / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed as M)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as S)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza ?
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; the Scarlet Witch; Thor [Don Blake]; the Vision]; Rick Jones; Ronan
Reprints

What If the Avengers Had Fought the Kree-Skrull War Without Rick Jones? (Table of Contents: 28)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Sal Buscema (pages 1-3, uncredited); Alan Kupperberg (layouts, pages 4-35)
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Carl Gafford (credited as Carl G.)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited as Tom Orz) (pages 2-35); Rick Parker ? (splash)
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Job Number
LF-829
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher! My sacred trust is to observe and chronicle...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver; the Scarlet Witch; Thor [Don Blake]; the Vision]; Balder; the Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; the Blazing Skull (simulacrum, flashback); Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; the Black Panther [T'Challa]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Dr. Doom; Dr. Strange; Dum Dum Dugan; Emperor Dorrek VII (Skrull); the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic; the Thing]; the Fin (simulacrum, flashback); the Hulk [Bruce Banner]; the Human Torch [Jim Hammond] (simulacrum, flashback); the Angel [Thomas Halloway] (simulacrum, flashback); Inhumans [Black Bolt; Gorgon; Karnak; Medusa; Triton]; the Sub-Mariner; Kree; Nick Fury; Odin; Princess Anelle (Skrull); Rick Jones (death); Ronan the Accuser (death); Sif; Skrulls; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Sub-Mariner (simulacrum, flashback); the Super-Skrull (death); the Supreme Intelligence [Supremor]; the Vision [Aarkus] (simulacrum, flashback); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (simulacrum, flashback); the Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; the Watcher; the X-Men [Angel; the Beast; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl; Professor X]; Bun-Dall; Commander Klaxor; Arellio; Silver Surfer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on the Kree-Skrull War in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #89-97.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters on What If? #16 and 17. Includes letters from Kevin J. Dooley, Roy Valdboom, Michael Samerdyke, Roger Schoolcraft, John Bell, and Louis Bank.

[What If? #21] (Table of Contents: 30)

The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Al Milgrom ?
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic]; the Invisible Girl; Namor, the Sub-Mariner
Reprints

Decline and Fall!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 31)

The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Carl Gafford (as Gaff)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Job Number
LF-641
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher! Behold a familiar sight...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlanteans; the Awesome Android (flashback); Lady Dorma; Dr. Doom (flashback); the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Thing] (also in flashback); the Invisible Girl (also in flashback); Warlord Krang; the Mad Thinker (flashback); the Red Ghost (flashback); the Sub-Mariner (also in flashback); the Super-Skrull; the Watcher
Reprints

Two Against Atlantis!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 32)

The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Carl Gafford (as Gaff)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How much longer, Reed?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlanteans; Lady Dorma; the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic]; Warlord Krang; the Sub-Mariner; Susan Storm McKenzie
Reprints

Harvest of Shame!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 33)

The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Carl Gafford (as Gaff)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Managed to make my way past the guards to...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlanteans; Lady Dorma; the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic]; Warlord Krang (death); the Sub-Mariner; Susan Storm McKenzie; Susan Storm McKenzie and the Sub-Mariner's newborn son; the Watcher
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Why Not? / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Gene Colan (illustration)
Inks
Syd Shores (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters on What If? #18 from Mark Zutkoff, Leighton Ku, and Roy Veldboomand and suggestions for future story titles . Includes "The Watcher Knows..," a column answering Marvel Universe continuity questions.

[What If? #22] (Table of Contents: 35)

Doctor Doom / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed as Buckler)
Inks
Bob McLeod (signed as McLeod)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Doom; Mephisto
Reprints

What If Doctor Doom Had Become a Hero? (Table of Contents: 36)

Doctor Doom / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Dave Simons
Colors
Carl Gafford (as Gaff)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited as Orzechowski)
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Job Number
LF-170
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher... ...for countless ages I have been observing...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Doom; Watcher; Mephisto; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Werner Von Doom (flashback); Boris (flashback); Valeria; Cynthia Von Doom; Prince Rudolfo (death); Gustav; Margit; Ferenc; Hans; Karl
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Why Not? / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Ray Veldboom, APO Frank Titone; John B. Lawton III, Tim Glutek, and Rick Jones. Includes "The Watcher Knows.." column answering questions on Marvel continuity.

[What If? #23] (Table of Contents: 38)

The Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (signed as JB)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as AM)
Colors
?
Letters
Rick Parker ?; typeset
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

What If...Hulk's Girlfriend Jarella Had Not Died? (Table of Contents: 39)

The Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gillis
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Carl Gafford (as Gaff)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher! And it has been my solemn duty...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Watcher; Queen Jarella Banner; Clay Quartermain; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Glen Talbot; Hank Pym [Ant-Man]; Lord Visis; Crypto-Man; Torla; Holi; Moli; Cnerla; Hrond; Ythaer; Vidias; Glunno; Psyklop (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #203.

The First Celestial Host! (Table of Contents: 40)

Untold Tales of the Marvel Universe! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Ron Wilson (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Carl Gafford (as Gaff)
Letters
Michael Higgins
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher. In times past I have shared with you...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Celestials [Gammenon; Ziran the Tester; Nezzar the Calculator; Oneg the Prober]; Watcher; Deviants (origin); Eternals (origin)
Reprints

What If Aunt May Instead of Her Nephew Peter Had Been Bitten by That Radioactive Spider? (Table of Contents: 41)

Spider-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Alan Kupperberg
Colors
Alan Kupperberg
Letters
Alan Kupperberg
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I sure hope Peter has a good time...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Lady [Aunt May Parker]; Peter Parker; Uncle Ben Parker; Leap Frog; Warren Savin
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Noel Mayeske, Jeffrey Lowndes, Chris Bradley, and Deborah L. Rose.

[What If? #14, Cover Art] (Table of Contents: 43)

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Sgt. Fury [Nick Fury]; Howling Commandos [Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; Robert "Rebel" Ralston; Jonathan "Junior: Juniper; Dino Manelli?]

[What If? #14, Page 24 Art] (Table of Contents: 44)

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich (plot); Don Glut (script)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Sgt. Fury [Nick Fury]; Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones

[What If? #14, Page 32 Art] (Table of Contents: 45)

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich (plot); Don Glut (script)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Sgt. Fury [Nick Fury]; Red Hargrove

[What If? #19, Cover Art] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Editing
Denny O'Neil (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

[What If? #21, Page 11 Art] (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]

[What If? #21, Page 27 Art] (Table of Contents: 48)

The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Denny O'Neil (as Dennis O'Neil) (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Sue Storm McKenzie; Namor the Sub-Mariner

[What If? Classic #3] (Table of Contents: 49)

Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Ghost Rider [occult]; Spider-Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Tom Chu

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustration is taken from the cover to What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #17.

[What If? Classic #4] (Table of Contents: 50)

The Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (signed as JB)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as AM)
Colors
John Kalisz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk; Jarella
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustration is taken from the cover to What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #23.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hulk
  2. 1. What If? Classic: The Complete Collection Vol. 2
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [What If? #13]
    Conan
  5. 4. What If Conan the Barbarian Walked the Earth Today?
    Conan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  7. 6. [What If? #14]
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  8. 7. What If Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos Had Fought World War II in Outer Space?
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  10. 9. [What If? #15]
    Nova
  11. 10. What If...Someone Else Had Become Nova?
    Nova
  12. 11. ["Behold, the first of many alternates."]
    Nova
  13. 12. ["Our second tale concerns a second earth."]
    Nova
  14. 13. ["Infinite variations on a single critical occurance..."]
    Nova
  15. 14. ["Now let us finish our final reality..."]
    Nova
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  18. 17. [What If? #17]
    Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Ghost Rider [occult]; Spider-Woman
  19. 18. What If Ghost Rider Spider-Woman and Captain Marvel Had Remained Villains?
    Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Ghost Rider [occult]; Spider-Woman
  20. 19. Ghost Rider Part 1
    Ghost Rider [occult]
  21. 20. Part 2 The Spider-Woman
    Spider-Woman
  22. 21. Part 3 Captain Marvel
    Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]
  23. 22. [What If? #18]
    Doctor Strange
  24. 23. What If Dr. Strange Had Been a Disciple of Dormammu?
    Doctor Strange
  25. 24. [What If? #19]
    Spider-Man
  26. 25. What If Spider-Man Had Stopped the Burgler Who Killed His Uncle?
    Spider-Man
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  28. 27. [What If? #20]
    The Avengers [superhero]
  29. 28. What If the Avengers Had Fought the Kree-Skrull War Without Rick Jones?
    The Avengers [superhero]
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  31. 30. [What If? #21]
    The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  32. 31. Decline and Fall!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 1)
    The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  33. 32. Two Against Atlantis!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 2)
    The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  34. 33. Harvest of Shame!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 3)
    The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  36. 35. [What If? #22]
    Doctor Doom
  37. 36. What If Doctor Doom Had Become a Hero?
    Doctor Doom
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  39. 38. [What If? #23]
    The Hulk
  40. 39. What If...Hulk's Girlfriend Jarella Had Not Died?
    The Hulk
  41. 40. The First Celestial Host!
    Untold Tales of the Marvel Universe!
  42. 41. What If Aunt May Instead of Her Nephew Peter Had Been Bitten by That Radioactive Spider?
    Spider-Man
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  44. 43. [What If? #14, Cover Art]
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  45. 44. [What If? #14, Page 24 Art]
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  46. 45. [What If? #14, Page 32 Art]
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  47. 46. [What If? #19, Cover Art]
    Spider-Man
  48. 47. [What If? #21, Page 11 Art]
    The Fantastic Four
  49. 48. [What If? #21, Page 27 Art]
    The Fantastic Four; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  50. 49. [What If? Classic #3]
    Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Ghost Rider [occult]; Spider-Woman
  51. 50. [What If? Classic #4]
    The Hulk
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