What If...? #32 [Newsstand]
(December 1991)

Marvel, 1989 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
071486029205 12
Editing
Craig Anderson (editor); John Lewandowski (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of What If...? (Marvel, 1989 series) #32.

What if Phoenix Had Not Died? (Table of Contents)

Phoenix / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rodney Ramos (as Rod Ramos) (signed)
Inks
Jan Harpes (as Jan Anton Harpes) (signed as J. A. H.)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phoenix; Cyclops; Magneto

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #136

What if Phoenix Had Lived? (Table of Contents: 1)

Phoenix / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
George Caragonne (script, co-plot); Chris Claremont (co-plot)
Pencils
Rodney Ramos (as Rod Ramos)
Inks
Sam de la Rosa (pages 15, 20 & 22 only); Jan Harpes (as Jan Anton Harpes)
Colors
Renée Witterstaetter
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phoenix; X-Men [Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Storm; Wolverine]; Watcher [Uatu]; VILLAINS: Magneto; Mastermind; Shadow King; Jean Grey (cameo); Professor X (cameo); Angel (cameo); Beast (cameo); Kitty Pryde (cameo); Lilandra (cameo); Dr. Doom (cameo); Arcade (cameo); The Brood; Wendigo; Garokk; Caliban; Rachel Summers; New Mutants [Cannonball; Dani Moonstar; Sunspot (cameo); Wolfsbane [Rahen Sinclair] (cameo); Karma (cameo)]; Imperial Guard [Gladiator (cameo, flashback); Smasher (cameo, flashback); Starbolt (cameo, flashback); Oracle (cameo, flashback); Manta (cameo, flashback)]
Synopsis
The Shi'ar give Jean Grey a psychic lobotomy, cutting her off from the Phoenix force and her own mutant powers. Jean, now a normal human, leaves the X-Men and marries Scott. Magneto abducts her to Asteroid M and offers to reconnect her to the Phoenix force but she refuses. She returns to earth and has a daughter named Rachel. While Scott is off fighting the Secret Wars, Jean is accosted by Mastermind whose body is hosting the Shadow King. Jean is shot by the Shadow King who vows to use baby Rachel as his host body. As she is dying, Jean remembers that she is just a copy of the real Jean Grey.

Indexer Notes

Breastfeeding panels. Story is based on X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #137.

Precise inks credits supplied by Sam de la Rosa via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What if Phoenix Had Not Died?
    Phoenix
  2. 1. What if Phoenix Had Lived?
    Phoenix
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