(June 1978)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714680468606
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

What If the Avengers Had Fought Evil During the 1950's? (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby [as K] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott [as S] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
historical; superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor]; the Avengers [the 3-D Man; Gorilla-Man; the Human Robot; Marvel Boy; Venus]
Reprints

What If... the Avengers Had Been Formed During the 1950's? (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut; Roy Thomas (concept)
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg (breakdowns); Bill Black (finishes)
Inks
Bill Black
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
historical; superhero
Characters
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hercules (flashback); Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; the Vision]; the Avengers [the 3-D Man; Gorilla-Man; the Human Robot; Jimmy Woo (F.B.I. agent); Marvel Boy; Venus]; the Black Dragons (motorcycle gang); the Cold Warrior; Desi Arnaz; Electro (Russian villain); Elvis Presley; Fritz von Voltzmann; the Great Video; Jann of the Jungle; Lucille Ball; Namora; Nikita Kruschev; President Dwight Eisenhower; Professor Matthew Grayson (Marvel Boy's father, flashback); Richard Nixon; Skrulls (flashback); Skull-Face (demon); Suwan; the Watcher; the Yellow Claw
Synopsis
Heroes of the 1950's form their own Avengers team.
Reprints
Keywords
Africa; Chinatown; crystal ball; golf; San Francisco; Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Set primarily in San Francisco, Africa and Washington in the 1950's. The story may have happened in Marvel continuity.

The Adventures of Gritboy (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Gritboy; Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Thor; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Why Not? / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editorial and letters on What If? #6.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If the Avengers Had Fought Evil During the 1950's?
    The Avengers
  2. 1. What If... the Avengers Had Been Formed During the 1950's?
    The Avengers
  3. 2. The Adventures of Gritboy
    Gritboy; Grit
  4. 3. Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold
    Thor; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Rider
  • Max Capp
  • Steven Tice
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • David S. Serchay
  • Max Capp