What If? #20 [Direct]
(April 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 (as Dennis O'Neil) (editor); Mark Gruenwald (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed as M)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as S)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza ?

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: 1)

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)

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 #89-91. Art credits from Alan Kupperberg through Daniel Best via the GCD Error List (January 3rd, 2007).

A Hot Time in the Old Town (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Human Torch; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

What's Wrong With This Picture? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald ?
Letters
typeset

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.

U.S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Required By 39 U.S.C. 3685) (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ed Shukin
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average number of copies of each issue during the previous year: 135,381. Single issue nearest to filing date: 146,653.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If the Avengers Fought the Kree-Skrull War Without Rick Jones?
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. What If the Avengers Had Fought the Kree-Skrull War Without Rick Jones?
    The Avengers [superhero]
  3. 2. A Hot Time in the Old Town
    The Human Torch; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. What's Wrong With This Picture?
    Marvel Comics
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
  6. 5. U.S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Required By 39 U.S.C. 3685)
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