The Marvel Comics What If…? series has always been fascinating as it gave us a chance to see what would happen if there was some tweak or change to classic heroes and storylines. Marvel Comics is bringing the series back, but making everything dark…
Here’s some of what fans can expect when the Watcher unleashes the What If? multiverse with his boldest questions yet:
WHAT IF LOKI WIELDED MJOLNIR?
Written by WALTER SIMONSON
Art by SCOT EATON
Cover by WALTER SIMONSON
In WHAT IF…? DARK: LOKI #1, Walter Simonson returns to the world of THOR alongside artist Scot Eaton…but this time, Loki’s in charge! A tale of one of Asgard’s worst days – and one of Loki’s best.
WHAT IF GWEN STACY DIDN’T DIE ON THE BRIDGE THAT DAY, BUT SPIDER-MAN DID?
Written by GERRY CONWAY & JODY HOUSER
Art by RAMON BACHS
Cover by GREG LAND
On Sale 7/19
Spider-Legend Gerry Conway returns to his most famous Spider-Story for WHAT IF…? DARK: SPIDER-GWEN #1 along with co-writer Jody Houser and artist Ramon Bachs! ‘Nuff said!
WHAT IF BEN GRIMM BECAME VENOM?
Written by STEPHANIE PHILLIPS
Art by JETHRO MORALES
Cover by PHILIP TAN
On Sale 8/2
When Ben Grimm returns to Earth after his exploration of space post-SECRET WARS, he finds that the Fantastic Four has trapped a helpless Klyntar symbiote in Reed’s lab! But is that symbiote really helpless? Or is it truly one of the most dangerous symbiotes in the galaxy? Witness the birth of a brand-new VENOM in WHAT IF…? DARK: VENOM #1 by writer Stephanie Phillips and artist Jethro Morales!
WHAT IF MOON KNIGHT DID NOT SURVIVE HIS BATTLE WITH BUSHMAN?
Written by ERICA SCHULTZ
Art by EDGAR SALAZAR
Cover by EDGAR SALAZAR
On Sale 8/16
When Khonshu’s avatar is slain, a different god empowers their own surprising new champion. From the darkness, emerges a new force to light the way…Luminary! But will her quest for revenge against Moon Knight’s killer result in her own downfall? Find out in WHAT IF…? DARK: MOON KNIGHT #1 by writer Erica Schultz and artist Edgar Salazar!
What If…? Dark kicks off on July 5, 2023 with What If…? DarK: Loki #1.