What If...? #60 [Newsstand]
(April 1994)

Marvel, 1989 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.85 GBP
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 04
Editing
Rob Tokar (editor); Paula Foye (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of What If...? (Marvel, 1989 series) #60.

A What If X-Men Wedding Album (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Randall (signed)
Inks
Art Nichols (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Jean Grey; Professor X; Wolverine

[Framing Story] (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Art Nichols
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Jean Grey; Professor X; Kitty Pryde; Storm; Beast; Polaris; Archangel; Nightcrawler; Rogue; Gambit; Guido; Jubilee; Wolverine; Lila Cheney; Iceman; Bishop; The Watcher
Synopsis
During the wedding of Scott and Jean, the Watcher speculates on three possible alternate realities.
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Indexer Notes

Story takes place during the events of X-Men (Marvel, 1991 series) #30

What If Scott Summers and Jean Grey Had Married Earlier? (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Art Nichols
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel; Iceman; Beast; Havok; Polaris; Storm; Colossus; Aurora; Northstar; Catseye]; Avengers [Iron Man (guest-star); Vision (guest-star); Scarlet Witch (guest-star); Thor (guest-star); Moondragon (guest-star)]; Sunfire (guest-star); The Watcher (guest-star); Krakoa (villain)
Synopsis
When Hank graduates from the X-Men and Scott and Jean announce their marriage at the same time, the rest of the team decides it is time they leave Xavier as well, using the lessons he taught them in the real world. Professor X forms a new group of X-Men but, when they take on the living isle of Krakoa, they are all killed, even though the Avengers attempt to rescue them.
Reprints

What If Scott Summers and Jean Grey Had Never Fallen in Love at All? (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Art Nichols
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Angel; Iceman; Beast]; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Magneto (villain); Scarlet Witch (villain); Quicksilver (villain); Toad (villain); Mastermind (villain)]; The Watcher (cameo)
Synopsis
Scott becomes an insecure jerk who isn't fit to lead the X-Men so Jean falls for Angel instead. Angry at Xavier for not seeing his true potential, Cyclops joins Magneto who promises him leadership of the Brotherhood.
Reprints

What If Phoenix Had Fallen for Wolverine? (Table of Contents: 4)

X-Men / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Art Nichols
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; also as Dark Phoenix]; Wolverine; Angel; Storm; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Beast]; White Queen [Emma Frost] (cameo); Mastermind (cameo); Lilandra (cameo); Oracle (cameo); Warstar (cameo); The Watcher (cameo)
Synopsis
With her transformation into the Phoenix, Jean decides that Scott is too much of a stick in the mud and hooks up with Wolverine instead. When she is later transformed into Dark Phoenix, her love for Wolverine is not enough to restrain her from destroying the universe.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A What If X-Men Wedding Album
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Framing Story]
    X-Men
  3. 2. What If Scott Summers and Jean Grey Had Married Earlier?
    X-Men
  4. 3. What If Scott Summers and Jean Grey Had Never Fallen in Love at All?
    X-Men
  5. 4. What If Phoenix Had Fallen for Wolverine?
    X-Men
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