What If? #29 [Direct]
(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]
Editing
Tom DeFalco
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) #29 [Newsstand].


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

Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Thor; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wasp; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing]; Blob; Daredevil; Dr. Doom; Quicksilver; Sandman; Scarlet Witch; X-Men [Cyclops; Angel]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Dr. Strange; Dr. Octopus; Magneto
Reprints

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

Avengers / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg (breakdowns); Al Gordon (finished art)
Inks
Al Gordon
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers; Watcher; Scarlet Centurian [Rama-Tut]; Giant Man [Pym]; Hulk; Wasp; Iron Man; Thor; Fantastic Four [Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Dr. Doom; Spider-Man; X-Men; Hawkeye; Dr. Strange; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Cyclops
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)

Eternals; Inhumans / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gillis
Pencils
Ron Wilson (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art); ? (finished art)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (figures); ? (backgrounds, uncredited)
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Inhumans; Eternals; Black Bolt; Ikaris; Zuras; Thena; Sprite
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)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Rick Buckler (breakdowns); Bob McLeod (finished art)
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Ann Nocenti
Letters
Karen Nemri

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Watcher; Captain McCandless; Sharkey
Synopsis
The Human Torch never discovers Namor, so on this world the amnesiac Namor becomes a crew member 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) /

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

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