What If? #21 [Direct]
(June 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.

Follows up on on What If? #1 (February 1977).


What If Invisible Girl of the Fantastic Four Married the Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Al Milgrom?
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover credits 2005 by Steven Tice.

Decline and Fall!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 1)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Carl Gafford [as Gaff]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LF641
Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlanteans; the Awesome Android (flashback); Dorma; Dr. Doom (flashback); the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic; Spider-Man; the Thing]; the Invisible Girl; Krang; the Mad Thinker (flashback); the Red Ghost (flashback); the Sub-Mariner; the Super-Skrull; the Watcher
Reprints

The Trap (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Two Against Atlantis!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 4)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlanteans; Dorma; the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic]; Krang; the Sub-Mariner; Susan Storm
Reprints

Harvest of Shame!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 5)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlanteans; Dorma; the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic]; Krang; the Sub-Mariner; Susan Storm; Susan Storm and the Sub-Mariner's newborn son; the Watcher
Reprints

Why Not?; The Watcher Knows... (Table of Contents: 6)

Why Not? / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
various; Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters on What If? #18, suggestions for future story titles and article with answers from the Watcher.

The Dingo Kids Meet O.J. Simpson (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

O.J. Simpson; Dingo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If Invisible Girl of the Fantastic Four Married the Sub-Mariner
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Decline and Fall!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 1)
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. The Trap
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. What's Wrong With This Picture?
  5. 4. Two Against Atlantis!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 2)
    The Fantastic Four
  6. 5. Harvest of Shame!; (What If... Sub-Mariner Had Married the Invisible Girl? chapter 3)
    The Fantastic Four
  7. 6. Why Not?; The Watcher Knows...
    Why Not?
  8. 7. The Dingo Kids Meet O.J. Simpson
    O.J. Simpson; Dingo
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