What If? #37 [Newsstand]
(February 1983)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume
?
Price
1.00 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]
Barcode
0714860268602
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (Editor); Michael Carlin (Assistant Editor)
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 is a variant of What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #37 [Direct].


What If The Beast and the Thing Continued to Mutate? Plus, What if the Silver Surfer Lost the Power Cosmic? (Table of Contents)

Beast, Thing, Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan [as Ed]
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Joe]
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

What if the Thing Continued to Mutate? (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Arvell Jones (layouts); Sam de la Rosa (finishes)
Inks
Sam de la Rosa
Colors
Dave Billman
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnhny Storm]]; Watcher [Uatu]; Giant-Man [Bill Foster]; AIM; MODOK; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Alicia Masters
Synopsis
The Thing continues to Mutate from Virus-X.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on events occurring in Marvel-Two-In-One #81.

What if the Beast Had Truly Become a Beast? (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Weiss
Pencils
Alan Weiss
Inks
Jim Sherman
Colors
Jim Sherman
Letters
Rick Parker ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]]; Avengers [Vision; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]] (Cameos); Edwin Jarvis; Ka-Zar; Zabu; Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis
The formula which turned the Beast into his current state mutates him more.
Reprints

What if Galactus Had Turned the Silver Surfer Back into Norrin Radd? (Table of Contents: 3)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Watcher [Uatu]; Galactus; Shalla-Bal; Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Synopsis
Galactus not only strands the Silver Surfer on Earth, but also turns him human.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based loosely on events occurring in Fantastic Four #50.

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What If The Beast and the Thing Continued to Mutate? Plus, What if the Silver Surfer Lost the Power Cosmic?
    Beast, Thing, Silver Surfer
  2. 1. What if the Thing Continued to Mutate?
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. What if the Beast Had Truly Become a Beast?
    X-Men
  4. 3. What if Galactus Had Turned the Silver Surfer Back into Norrin Radd?
    Silver Surfer
  5. 4. A Cracker Jack Story
    Cracker Jack
  6. 5. Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes
    Spider-Man
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