What The--?! #2 [Direct]
(September 1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1988
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Carl Potts
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
originally a limited series but became an ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Superbman vs. the Fantastical Four (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Reprints

The Contents Page (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Superbman vs. the Fantastical Four My Badguy... My Enemy! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Reprints

The Retirement of Knick Furey, Ex-Agent of S.H.E.E.L.D! (Table of Contents: 3)

Knick Furey / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Max Scheele
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
satire-parody; superhero

Terry Austin's Famous Inker's School Talent Test (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Austin (signed)
Pencils
Terry Austin (signed); Bret Blevins (signed); Fred Hembeck (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Credit information provided 2008 by Michel Faber. The second page includes a half-page subscription ad. The self-portrait of Austin looks a lot like Ziggy Pig.

Woof 'R' Eam! (Table of Contents: 5)

Woof 'R' Eam / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Milgrom
Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Reprints

The Secret, Unsuspected Sanctum Sancyouverymuch of Doctor Deranged (Table of Contents: 6)

Doctor Deranged / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Peter B. Gillis
Pencils
Phil Foglio
Inks
Phil Foglio
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
satire-parody; superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Bullish Bulletins / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marc Siry
Pencils
Marc Siry
Inks
Marc Siry
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Satire of Bullpen Bulletins page; Pro File on: Arturio Alphonse Duchet & Checklist.

Honest John Novelty and Perilous Items Supply Company (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marc Siry
Pencils
Marc Siry
Inks
Marc Siry
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the traditional novelty-item ad.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superbman vs. the Fantastical Four
  2. 1. The Contents Page
  3. 2. Superbman vs. the Fantastical Four My Badguy... My Enemy!
  4. 3. The Retirement of Knick Furey, Ex-Agent of S.H.E.E.L.D!
    Knick Furey
  5. 4. Terry Austin's Famous Inker's School Talent Test
  6. 5. Woof 'R' Eam!
    Woof 'R' Eam
  7. 6. The Secret, Unsuspected Sanctum Sancyouverymuch of Doctor Deranged
    Doctor Deranged
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bullish Bulletins
  9. 8. Honest John Novelty and Perilous Items Supply Company
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