englentine's What If? #2 - What if the Hulk Had Always Had Bruce Banner's Brain? review

From The Longboxes : What IF #2


 SUMMARY
When Bruce changes into the Hulk, he finds his own mind in control of the body of a monster. 
COVER
 Considering most of the earlier issues of the Hulk involve General Ross hunting the Hulk down, this is a very appropriate cover.  I especially like the image of Bruce Banner in the background.  
 Interiors :  
  There is just something to love about art in the '70s. Herb Trimpe does a fine job of rendering scenes from classic silver age appearances. Although, colorist Glynis Wein gives us a Green Hulk, not Grey. Still, they manage to make it an exciting book to see. 
  STORY: 
So... What if the Hulk had the brain of Bruce Banner?  Well ... apparently, he would be going through the same scenarios he did as a monster. Only this time he would be saying, wow!! Wouldn't it have been sucky if I was a monster, and not a scientist in the body of a monster?"  However, once the book gets past its own sense of novelty, Roy Thomas manages to give us a well scripted book.  
  OVERALL 
  I ended up enjoying this entry, but thanks to a bit of a weird start, it did take a few pages. 
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