What If? #19 [Direct]
(February 1980)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 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]
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor); Mark Gruenwald (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Cover credits 2005 by Steven Tice.
This issue has variants:

What If Spider-Man Had Never Become a Crimefighter? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rubinstein inking credit confirmed by original artwork: http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=569571&GSub=5668

What If Spider-Man Had Stopped the Burgler Who Killed His Uncle? (Table of Contents: 1)

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)

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
Synopsis
Spidey stops the burglar and remains an entertainer.
Reprints

A Passion for Gold (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Fantastic Four; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald ?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Here's an Ad That Will Flip Ya! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Crazy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If Spider-Man Had Never Become a Crimefighter?
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. What If Spider-Man Had Stopped the Burgler Who Killed His Uncle?
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. A Passion for Gold
    Fantastic Four; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  5. 4. Here's an Ad That Will Flip Ya!
    Crazy
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