History Comicbook / WhatIf

21st Jun '17 10:53:10 AM fruitstripegum
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* ThematicSeries: Aside from the Watcher, the series had no recurring characters and usually took place in a different reality each issue. Also, unlike most comic series, there was no ongoing story arcs with one exception. The series simply focused on the concept of "What if" scenerios.



* ThematicSeries: Aside from the Watcher, the series had no recurring characters and usually took place in a different reality each issue. Also, unlike most comic series, there was no ongoing story arcs with one exception. The series simply focused on the concept of "What if" scenerios.
21st Jun '17 10:52:21 AM fruitstripegum
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* PersonalityPowers: "What if the Fantastic Four had different super powers?" (v1 #6) presumes that the ComicBook/FantasticFour have Personality Powers, then explores what might have happened if different aspects of their personality had been at the forefront, giving them different powers.


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* PersonalityPowers: "What if the Fantastic Four had different super powers?" (v1 #6) presumes that the ComicBook/FantasticFour have Personality Powers, then explores what might have happened if different aspects of their personality had been at the forefront, giving them different powers.
21st Jun '17 10:50:54 AM fruitstripegum
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* GoodHurtsEvil: In "What if the Silver Surfer had not escaped Earth?" (v2 #22), Mephisto finally manages to acquire Silver Surfer's soul and brings him into Hell. He realizes too late that the Surfer's soul is so good and pure that its light hurts him. Since Surfer already agreed to be in Hell forever, Mephisto will burn "until time's end".


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* GoodHurtsEvil: In "What if the Silver Surfer had not escaped Earth?" (v2 #22), Mephisto finally manages to acquire Silver Surfer's soul and brings him into Hell. He realizes too late that the Surfer's soul is so good and pure that its light hurts him. Since Surfer already agreed to be in Hell forever, Mephisto will burn "until time's end".
21st May '17 3:27:31 PM nombretomado
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** "Brave New World" (v2 #114) had the heroes getting trapped in Battleworld after the events of ''ComicBook/SecretWars'', settling down and having children. All the kids have combinations of their parents' powers ''and'' traits; ComicBook/CaptainAmerica and [[ComicBook/XMen Rogue]][[note]]With Ms. Marvel's personality having taken over[[/note]] have a daughter who has strength, flight, and is a natural leader, while [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Human Torch]] and TheWasp's son has HotWings and [[KillItWithFire fire projection]] (but only when he's shrunk) and is a smartass.

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** "Brave New World" (v2 #114) had the heroes getting trapped in Battleworld after the events of ''ComicBook/SecretWars'', settling down and having children. All the kids have combinations of their parents' powers ''and'' traits; ComicBook/CaptainAmerica and [[ComicBook/XMen Rogue]][[note]]With Ms. Marvel's personality having taken over[[/note]] have a daughter who has strength, flight, and is a natural leader, while [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Human Torch]] and TheWasp's ComicBook/TheWasp's son has HotWings and [[KillItWithFire fire projection]] (but only when he's shrunk) and is a smartass.
6th May '17 9:52:12 PM PaulA
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* WhamShot: The last shot of "Paper Hearts" from v2 #100 has Rogue discovering (in horror) what was in Mister Sinster's mysterious box, what was his greatest secret: [[spoiler:[[BreakingTheFourthWall a bunch of Marvel comics.]] [[MindScrew And yes]], this includes ''this very issue''.]]

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* WhamShot: The last shot of "Paper Hearts" from v2 #100 has Rogue discovering (in horror) what was in Mister Sinster's Sinister's mysterious box, what was his greatest secret: [[spoiler:[[BreakingTheFourthWall a bunch of Marvel comics.]] [[MindScrew And yes]], this includes ''this very issue''.]]
6th May '17 4:19:17 PM BobSaget9
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* WhamShot: The last shot of "Paper Hearts" from v2 #100 has Rogue discovering (in horror) what was in Mister Sinster's mysterious box, what was his greatest secret: [[spoiler:[[BreakingTheFourthWall a bunch of Marvel comics.]] [[MindScrew And yes]], this includes ''this very issue''.]]
5th Mar '17 8:24:10 AM Kirayoshi
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* {{Expy}}: In "What if the Fantastic Four had not gained their powers?" (v1 #36), the Fantastic Four essentially become expies for ''ComicBook/TheChallengersOfTheUnknown''.

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* {{Expy}}: In "What if the Fantastic Four had not gained their powers?" (v1 #36), the Fantastic Four essentially become expies for ''ComicBook/TheChallengersOfTheUnknown''.the ComicBook/ChallengersOfTheUnknown.
5th Mar '17 8:22:06 AM Kirayoshi
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* {{Expy}}: In "What if the Fantastic Four had not gained their powers?" (v1 #36), the Fantastic Four essentially become expies for ''ComicBook/TheChallengersOfTheUnknown''.
28th Feb '17 7:57:52 PM Blazer
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* BroughtDownToNormal: A number of issues have had stories that end with a hero losing their powers due to various circumstances.


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* FusionDance: In "What if the Hulk kept the intellect of Bruce Banner?" (vol. 1 #2), thanks to various events, it's up to the Hulk, Professor X and Mr. Fantastic to stop Galactus when he first appears. They use a machine that fuses them into the being known as the X-Man.
27th Feb '17 6:27:33 AM Blazer
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* AGodAmI: "What If the Silver Surfer Had Kept The Infinity Gauntlet" (v2 #104) had the Surfer set himself up as the omnipotent God of the universe with the intent of "fixing it". He initially does okay, removing hunger, disease, war and transforms Death into a less terrifying entity, as well as destroying Mephisto. However, the power eventually begins to corrupt him, and when he almost lashes out at his lost love Shala-Bal for questioning him, he comes to his senses, destroys the Infinity Gems, and retreats to an EdenWorld with Shala-Bal as a mortal.

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* AGodAmI: "What If the Silver Surfer Had Kept The Infinity Gauntlet" (v2 #104) #49) had the Surfer set himself up as the omnipotent God of the universe with the intent of "fixing it". He initially does okay, removing hunger, disease, war and transforms Death into a less terrifying entity, as well as destroying Mephisto. However, the power eventually begins to corrupt him, and when he almost lashes out at his lost love Shala-Bal for questioning him, he comes to his senses, destroys the Infinity Gems, and retreats to an EdenWorld with Shala-Bal as a mortal.
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