Geek To Me Radio #247: Celebrating ‘What If…’ with Marvel Comics Editor Tom Brevoort

Aug 28, 2021


Marvel Comics editor Tom Brevoort ( joins James for the entire hour to co-host an episode celebrating the comics of “What If…” and the new show premiering on Disney+ on August 11th.

0:00 SEGMENT 1: Marvel Comics editor Tom Brevoort ( celebrates the 60th anniversary of the 1st issue of “Fantastic Four”, Tom and James talk about their first issues of “What If…”, and Tom talks about being an intern at Marvel when the 2nd volume of “What If…” came out.

11:10 Writer/editor/artist Al Milgrom talks about “What If… Elektra Had Lived”, “What If… the Marvel Bullpen Became the Fantastic Four”, and what power he would like to have.

14:02 Tom Breevort talks about why the body count was always so high in “What If…” stories.

17:20 SEGMENT 2: Tom Brevoort talks about his top 3 “What If..” stories.

25:30 A caller talks about “What If…Captain America Fought in the Civil War”.

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28:25 James’ favorite story is “What If… Professor X Had Become The Juggernaut”

30:15 Artist Keith Williams ( talks about his favorite stories that he worked on including “What If.. the Alien Costume Had Possessed Spider-Man”.

31:58 Dave from Cinephiles Assemble calls in. Check out his YouTube channel for his discussion with James about “What If…” (

34:24 Tom Brevoort talks about a never used “What If…” story about The Avengers fighting Galactus.

37:06 SEGMENT 3: The Disney+ series will feature “What If… T’challa Became Star Lord” featuring Chadwick Boseman’s final performance as Black Panther.

41:12 Writer D.G. Chichester ( talks about “What If… The Kingpin Owned Daredevil” and one story that never saw the light of day.

44:03 Writer Frank Tieri ( talks about “What If… Spider-Man House of M”.

45:42 Tom Brevoort talks about how “What If…” stories are written, whether there will be new issues, and reprinting old issues.

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48:29 Artist Lee Weeks ( talks about “What If… Spider-Man Had Rescued Gwen Stacy”


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