What If? #20 [Direct]
(April 1980)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Dennis O'Neil; Mark Gruenwald (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


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

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; the Scarlet Witch; Thor; 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 / 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
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page 1, uncredited); Tom Orzechowski (pages 2-35)

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
the Angel [Thomas Halloway] (simulacrum, flashback); the Avengers [the Black Panther; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Quicksilver; the Scarlet Witch; Thor; the Vision]; Balder; the Black Widow; the Blazing Skull (simulacrum, flashback); Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Daredevil; 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; the Human Torch [Jim Hammond] (simulacrum, flashback); Inhumans [Black Bolt; Gorgon; Karnak; Medusa; Triton]; Kree; Nick Fury; Odin; Princess Anelle (Skrull); Rick Jones; Ronan the Accuser; Sif; Skrulls; Spider-Man; the Sub-Mariner; the Super-Skrull; the Supreme Intelligence; the Vision [Aarkus] (simulacrum, flashback); the Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; the Watcher; the X-Men [Angel; the Beast; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl; Professor X]
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 / advertisement / 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)

Why Not? (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
various; Kevin Dooley [as Kevin J. Dooley]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on What If? #16 and 17.

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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If the Avengers Fought the Kree-Skrull War Without Rick Jones?
    The Avengers
  2. 1. What If the Avengers Had Fought the Kree-Skrull War Without Rick Jones?
    The Avengers
  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. Why Not?
    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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