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All The Marvel What If…? Stories  

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List Rules Vote up the What If...? comics from Marvel that had the best non-canon idea.

Marvel Comics has long been the kind of company that honors its fans' requests in a number of fun and interesting ways. Back in 1977, the company tried something new by releasing a series titled What If...? with each issue focusing one or more stories related to their previously published titles. Instead of Spider-Man getting rejected from the Fantastic Four in The Amazing Spider-Man #1, why not see What If... Spider-Man JOINED The Fantastic Four? 

Titles like that explored how the Marvel Universe might have turned out differently if just one thing was altered from how it actually played out. Each comic essentially created what would become Marvel's Multiverse in that each issue was basically a separate universe depicting a slight change (or sometimes a wild change) from what happened in Marvel's prime universe, otherwise known as Earth-616. Some of the stories were so successful and beloved, parts of a few found their way into canon eventually.

What If...? has been a popular series for Marvel Comics for decades, and it's even going to be made into a new animated TV show for Disney's new streaming service, Disney+. That's going to hit the platform within the first year of release, but before that happens, why not take a look at the many What If...? titles Marvel has published over the years and rank up your absolute favorite to see which one rises to be the best of them all!

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What if Thor and the Avengers ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Thor and the Avengers fought the gods?  Peter Gillis

February 1981

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What if the Vision had destroy... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the Vision had destroyed the Avengers?  Jim Valentino

November 1989

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What if all the participants o... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if all the participants of Secret Wars had been trapped on Battleworld?  Jay Faerber

November 1998

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What if Spider-Man had kept hi... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Spider-Man had kept his cosmic powers?  Glen Herdling

November 1991

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What if Daredevil became an ag... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Daredevil became an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.?  Michael Fleisher

August 1981

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What if the Silver Surfer had ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the Silver Surfer had not betrayed Galactus?  Chuck Dixon

February 1995

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What if the Avengers had never... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the Avengers had never been?  Jim Shooter, Gil Kane

June 1977

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What if Clint Barton had manag... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Clint Barton had managed to kill Norman Osborn? Jason Henderson

February 2011

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What if Magneto had raised his... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Magneto had raised his children? Chris Wozniak

April 1997

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What if Dr. Strange were a dis... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Dr. Strange were a disciple of Dormammu?  Peter Gillis

December 1979

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What if Wolverine had known ab... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Wolverine had known about and raised Daken from birth? Rob WIlliams

February, 2011

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What if Spider-Man had not mar... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Spider-Man had not married Mary Jane? Danny Fingeroth

December 1990 

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What if Captain America was re... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Captain America was revived in 1994?  Chuck Dixon

November 1994

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What if the Punisher became an... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the Punisher became an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Chuck Dixon

January 1994

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What if Wolverine had married ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Wolverine had married Mariko?  Ron Marz

November 1992

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What if the Hulk went berserk?... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the Hulk went berserk?  Peter Gillis

June 1984

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What if someone else besides S... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if someone else besides Spider-Man had been bitten by the radioactive spider?  Don Glut

February 1978

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What if the X-Men died on thei... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the X-Men died on their first mission?  Roy Thomas

January 1990

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What if the Age of Apocalypse ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the Age of Apocalypse had not ended?  Mariano Nicieza

January 1996

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What if Captain America led al... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Captain America led all the heroes against the Superhero Registration Act? Kevin Grevious

February 2008

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What if Mary Jane had been sho... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Mary Jane had been shot instead of Aunt May? Steven Grant

February, 2009

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What if Magneto took over the ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Magneto took over the USA? Kurt Busiek

March 1993

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What if Professor X of the X-M... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Professor X of the X-Men had become the Juggernaut?  Kurt Busiek

May 1990 

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What if Hank Pym had never cre... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if Hank Pym had never created Ultron at all? Joe Keatinge

June 2014

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What if the Silver Surfer poss... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list All The Marvel What If…? Stories
What if the Silver Surfer possessed the Infinity Gauntlet?  Ron Marz

May 1993