What If...? #20 [Direct]
(December 1990)

Marvel, 1989 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1990-10-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Craig Anderson (editor)

Issue Notes

What If the Amazing Spider-Man Had Not Married Mary Jane? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jim Valentino (signed); Ron Frenz (signed) (see notes)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Mary Jane Watson; Aunt May Parker; Anna Watson; J. Jonah Jameson; Kraven; Venom; Electro
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover includes three signatures with no specifications. Nick Caputo suspects Valentino may have provided the breakdown and Frenz the finished pencils.

Cover is a homage to the cover of Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #21.

What if Spider-Man had Not Married Mary Jane Watson? (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
Nelson Yomtov (as Nel Yomtov)
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Aunt May Parker; Silver Sable; Watcher; Kraven; Venom; Electro
Synopsis
Spider-Man breaks up with Mary Jane because life with him would be dangerous. Instead he begins a relationship with the Black Cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in #21.

What if Spider-Man had a Son? (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Darren Auck
Pencils
Darren Auck
Inks
Darren Auck
Colors
Renée Witterstaetter
Letters
Darren Auck

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Mary Jane Watson

What if Ghost Rider Hit a Puddle (Table of Contents: 3)

Ghost Rider [occult] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Lewie
Pencils
Armando Gil
Inks
Armando Gil
Colors
Marie Javins
Letters
Ed Lazellari ? (as Laz)

Genre
humor; superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Rider [Danny Ketch]

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

Daredevil / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Barry Dutter
Pencils
Darren Auck
Inks
Marc McLaurin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Daredevil

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gary Fields
Pencils
Keith Wilson (as Keith S. Wilson)
Inks
Keith Wilson (as Keith S. Wilson)
Colors
Renée Witterstaetter
Letters
Keith Wilson (as Keith S. Wilson)

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If the Amazing Spider-Man Had Not Married Mary Jane?
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. What if Spider-Man had Not Married Mary Jane Watson?
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. What if Spider-Man had a Son?
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. What if Ghost Rider Hit a Puddle
    Ghost Rider [occult]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Daredevil
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
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