What If? #29 [Newsstand]
(October 1981)

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]
Barcode
0714860268610
Editing
Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

What If the Avengers Defeated Everybody? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Michael Golden (signed as G)
Inks
Michael Golden (signed as G)
Colors
?
Letters
Rick Parker ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Thor; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Blob [Fred Dukes]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Sandman [William Baker]; X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Magneto
Reprints

What If...the Avengers Were the Last Superheroes on Earth? (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers [superhero]; What If / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant (credited)
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg (credited)
Inks
Al Gordon (credited)
Colors
Carl Gafford (credited as Gaff)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher...an ageless being who has observed your planet's history since time immemorial...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]]; Scarlet Centurian [Rama-Tut]; Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom] (flashback); Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Magneto
Synopsis
The Avengers must defeat all other super-powered beings on Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building; Washington DC

Indexer Notes

Based on Avengers Annual #2.

...The Search for the Great Refuge! (Table of Contents: 2)

Untold Tales of the Marvel Universe! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gillis (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Carl Gafford (credited as Gaff)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited as Orz)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am the Watcher, and in times past I have shared with you glimpses of worlds that diverge from the one you know.
Feature Logo
Untold Tales of the Marvel Universe!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Watcher [Uatu]; Inhumans [Black Bolt]; Eternals [Domo; Ikaris; Makkari; Sprite; Thena; Zuras]
Synopsis
How the Eternals helped the Inhumans found the Great Refuge.
Reprints
Keywords
Attilan; Olympia

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

What If...Sub-Mariner Never Regained His Memory? (Table of Contents: 3)

What If / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant (credited)
Pencils
Rich Buckler Jr. (credited as Rick Buckler); Bob McLeod (credited)
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Ann Nocenti (credited)
Letters
Karin Nemri (credited as Karen Nemri)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For almost a decade, the legendary Prince Namer--the savage Sub-Mariner--was lost to the world.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Watcher [Uatu]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Captain McCandless; Sharkey; Bedford; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]] (cameo); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Human Torch never discovers Namor, so on this world the amnesiac Namor becomes a crew member by the name of Mr. Smith, on a ship searching for the fabled entrance to the center of the Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
mutiny

Spider-Man Vs. the Human Computer! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Cup Cakes; Spider-Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If the Avengers Defeated Everybody?
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. What If...the Avengers Were the Last Superheroes on Earth?
    The Avengers [superhero]; What If
  3. 2. ...The Search for the Great Refuge!
    Untold Tales of the Marvel Universe!
  4. 3. What If...Sub-Mariner Never Regained His Memory?
    What If
  5. 4. Spider-Man Vs. the Human Computer!
    Hostess Cup Cakes; Spider-Man
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