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Type: Divergent Earth

Environment: Earth-like

Usual means of access: Presumably vibrational attunement

Dominant Life Form: Humans, Inhumans

Significant Inhabitants: The Inhumans (Black Bolt, Gorgon, Medusa, Triton)

First Appearance: What If? I#34 (August, 1982)

History: (What If? I#34/35) - Black Bolt and the Inhumans left their Great Refuge to become famous as the rock band, the Inhumans. During their concert, Black Bolt screeched a rendition of "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" that literally brought the house down.

Comments: Created by Roger Stern, Bob Budiansky, and Jack Abel.

This reality diverged at the moment the Inhumans left their Great Refuge to become a rock band.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Earth-Black Bolt Were a Rock Star has no known connections to

The Inhumans

The Inhumans were originally a reclusive race but at some point, they decided to leave their Refuge to find their fortune in the outside world. They eventually decided to become the rock band, the Inhumans and played to sold out shows. During one of their concerts, Black Bolt sang "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and destroyed the stadium they were playing in with his sonic vocal chords.

They were (from right to left): Triton (on guitar), Black Bolt (lead singer), Medusa (drums), and Gorgon (guitar).

--What If? I#34/35

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What If? I#34, p17, pan3 (Inhumans)
 p17, pan5 (Destroyed stadium, main pic)

Other Appearances:
What If? I#34 (August, 1982) - "What if Black Bolt Were a Rock Star?" - Roger Stern (writer), Bob Budiansky, Jack Abel (artists)

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Last Updated: 04/03/2022

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