EARTH-28909 (EARTH-BEN PARKER'S NEPHEW WAS GALACTUS)

Type: Alternate/Divergent Earth

Environment: Earth-like

Usual means of access: Vibrational attunement

Dominant Life Form: Humanity

Significant Inhabitants: Galactus, Ben Parker, May Parker, a burglar, a police officer

First Appearance: What If II#3/2

History: (What If II#3/2) - As Galactus returned home to Forest Hills after appearing on television, he found a policecar parked outside his home. A policeman informed him that his Uncle Ben had been killed by a burglar. Horrified that the man who bought him his first microscope had been killed, Galactus reduced the burglar to protoplasmic slime with the merest thought. He then restored Uncle Ben to life and imbued him with power cosmic. Ben exclaimed he felt like he'd eaten a whole box of bran and began surfing through the sky. Aunt May told "Galley" he was a good boy and that she had made a stack of wheatcakes. This pleased Galactus "for truly, the hunger is upon me once more."

Comments: Created by Sholly Fisch, Rod Ramos and Chris Ivy

I've got to wonder what kind of adoption agency mess-up caused this one.

I can only assume that at some point in this universe Aunt May was turned into the Golden Oldie so that she could continue to be with Uncle Ben. Also, the burglar could easily have been Carradine, the same burglar who killed Ben on Earth-616.

I guess events diverged here at some point before May and Ben became the guardians of Peter.

by Patrick D Ryall

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Images taken from:

What If II#3, page 27, panel 2


Last updated: 08/08/04

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