Marvel's What If...? series will explore alternative MCU realities this August

According to numerous reports, Marvel’s upcoming What If…? Animated series will air this August on Disney+.

Based on the 1977 comic series of the same name, What If…? Explore alternative MCU realities. Including such stories as ‘What if Spider-Man Joined The Fantastic Four’ and ‘What if Jane Foster Had Found The Hammer Of Thor?’

According to IGN, the show will air this August exclusively on Disney+ and feature 10 episodes. What If…? Will be a part of the MCU’s Phase Four, although it is unknown how it will affect it canonically. 

Several stars will return to reprise their roles in the show, providing voice acting duties to their animated counterparts. 

What If…? Episodes 

The upcoming season of What If…? Will feature episodes focused on Peggy Captain becoming Captain Britain and Black Panther ended up abducted by the same Reavers who took Star Lord. 

Much like the comics, the entire series will serve as a fun alternative look at popular characters in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. 

The likes of Thanos, Thor, Loki, Nick Fury and Jane Foster will feature in the series, as well as numerous standout Marvel characters. 

The late Chadwick Boseman will also reprise his role as T’Challa / Black Panther in the show, which could be his last performance since his passing. 

Disney released a trailer for the series at the end of last year, providing a sneak peek at what fans can expect from the show. 


The What If…? Comic series debuted in 1977, and has gone on to release in 13 different volumes. The last volume in the series was released in 2018, and featured the likes of Flash Thompson becoming Spider-Man and showed Thor being raised by frost giants. 

Marvel also released a number of $1.00 reprints of classic What If...? issues in 2018 to coincide with the release of the Volume 13. 

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