Subscribe to marvel unlimited to read silver surfer comic lists by marvel experts. The silver surfer travels the earth marveling at its wonders and beauty. The cosmic genius of silver surfers animated series marvel. Please fill out the following form to report an issue missing from the database. The silver surfer is now trapped on earth after rebelling against galactus. The only bad thing was,it wasnt a straight up fight between the. Silver surfer just revealed the secret origin of the marvel.
Norrin radd, more commonly known as silver surfer, is a character from marvel comics. Read silver surfer 1987 comic online free and high quality. Silver surfer just revealed the secret origin of the marvel universe the final issue of donny cates and tradd moores silver surfer. In 1982 marvel published a silver surfer oneshot by stan lee, john byrne, and tom palmer.
Frank giacoia see notes featuring the characters silver surfer. Between 1974 and 1979 fireside books published collections of reprinted comic book stories starring marvel comics characters and featuring introductions and commentaries by author stan lee. The silver surfer comic book mental block wiki fandom. The silver surfer and the rise of the graphic novel 1978. Silver surfer 4,5, and ff 55 super hot books navigation. Browse marvels comprehensive list of silver surfer comics. Get the best deal for silver age silver surfer comics from the largest online selection at. The longest volume of the surfer s history at 146 issues, we follow the silver surfer after his final escape from earth and his return to the universe as a free spirit. Comic link the online vintage comic book and comic art. Find great deals on ebay for silver surfer comic 1 and silver surfer comic 4. Its stan lees first big selfconscious stab at creating something ambitious and meaningful. The origin of the silver surfer the silver surfer is now trapped on earth after rebelling against galactus.
The character also appears in a number of movies, television, and video game adaptations. But because its a complex topic, and also because my tenyearold self barely knew who kirby was when he first read this comic book in may of 68, im going to defer most. I am usually the first person to get excited about an origin issue but i must say i was a tad disappointed with this issue. Fantasy masterpieces, first issue, galactus, john buscema, norrin radd, origin, silver surfer, silver surfer omnibus, stan lee, zennla the story of norrin radds abandoning a life of luxurious complacency to wield the power cosmic remains our favorite origin of all time. Silver surfer possesses partial power cosmi, the most powerful force for the marvel universe. The silver surfer made appearances in various fantastic four stories over the next few years. He spots a spaceship crashing into an ocean and manages to save its pilot, who turns out to be john jameson. There are five original comics included in this collection. Its the straw that broke the camels back in jack kirby and stan lees working relationship. Jul, 2012 given a small portion of galactus power cosmic, he was transformed into the surfer and discovered countless planets before eventually coming upon earth and the fantastic four. Up for sale, the full run of silver surfer silver age comics. Only the silver surfer, a being whom the people of earth have ridiculed and alienated time and again, can save them now. He recalls his unhappy confrontations with the hulk and doctor doom, leading him to look back on his past.
The silver surfer is a fictional superhero appearing in american comic books published by marvel comics. Please only report missing issues after attempting a thorough search, and do not submit false information. The ground rumbles and the citizens of new york city tremble in fear as the monstrosity known as the doomsday man rise from the bowels of the earth. Silver surfer or the silver surfer, is the title of several series of comic books published by marvel comics featuring the silver surfer. The surfer brings jameson back to his fellow astronauts, but they think of the surfer as an enemy and open fire on him. The origin of the silver surfer, when lands the saucer, the power and the prize, the good, the bad and the uncanny and and who shall mourn him. He was once one of galactus strongest heralds, but has since moved on to a solo superhero career. It is not because it is written poorly and the story itself is not bad.
Please contact me with any suggestions, corrections or additions. He was once norrin radd, citizen of zennla, a utopia planet, and loved by shalla bal, but he is bored with the sterile paradise. Silver surfer 4,5, and ff 55 super hot books golden. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Silver surfer for all the variations of the subject on the site. And for one brief moment norrin radd will know what it is truly like to be a god. Id never seen the inbetweener before, but i knew from the cover, if he was fighting galactus, he was a big deal. Born and raised on a planet known as zennla in the milky ways deneb system, he was a complete restless man. Silver surfer s introduction and a classic tale of the fantastic four doing the impossible essentially defeating god. Jun 23, 2014 surprisingly enough, they decided on a silver surfer graphic novel featuring a reenvisioned story one they believed would reestablish the character with a spiritual, mystical quality an aspect they hoped would separate him from other superheroes. Get the best deals on silver age silver surfer comics when you shop the largest online selection at. He was invented by industry legend jack kirby, along with stan lee the father to many superhero creations. Here is a stillevolving chronological list of appearances of the silver surfer as of 3420. This third silver surfer volume is considerably more actionoriented than previous series, pitting the surfer against thanos and other cosmic menaces.
The animated series, is an americancanadian animated television series based on the marvel comics superhero created by jack kirby. Silver surfer comic book price guide sell my comic books. Jan 22, 2020 in this newly revealed gallery of concept art from fantastic four and fantastic four. Silver surfer just revealed the secret origin of the. Silver surfer is so much more than a fantastic four character.
Hes a curiosity caught at the point where comics are sliding from their pop song phase of one or two. The debut issue of the silver surfer comic is composed largely of flashbacks, in which we learn a detailed version of the silver surfers origin. Silver surfer origins prepare yourselves for a galaxy full of starspa. The silver surfer seemed to be part angel, part alien, and the absurd but endearing idea of his surfboard was the perfect comic book touch. My eight year old son is a great lover of comic books and really enjoyed this paperback sized book which includes many of his adventures. The ultimate cosmic experience by stan lee and jack kirby. Unfollow silver surfer comic book to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Hard to watch them go, but they represent a remarkable piece of comic book history.
Superhero origins of the silver surfer subscribe glq2kkrd norrin radd was once a scientist on the peaceful planet zennla. Silver surfer comics silver surfer comic book list marvel. Hard earned collection, assembled from the best i could find. Radd has become dissatisfied with his undemanding life on the paradiselike zennla and jumps at galactus offer of a life in the stars, reasoning that he could find uninhabited planets for. He tries to help the human race, but they all fear him and attack him. But im glad to announce that this is the last time ill write about jack kirby prior to writing about a comic book he actually drew. They are aided in their endeavor by the herald of god or galactus, if you prefer, who is so touched by the capacity for good within humanity that, for the first time in his history, he turns on his master and helps defend earth. The main character is clutching it while dancing and makes several complimentary comments about the appeal of the character. Though first introduced into an issue of fantastic four as an afterthought, silver surfer has become one of the great icons of comics and is an enduring cult favorite. Get the best deals on silver surfer comic book collections when you shop the largest online selection at. It is because at the time i expected a much more alien type origin. The series aired for one season on the fox kids network in 1998.
The silver surfer series is possibly john buscemas finest moment. The silver surfer comic books category for a complete list. The final issue of donny cates and tradd moores silver surfer. The silver surfer is a longrunning comic book series created by jack kirby and published by marvel comics. Ten years before the marvel cinematic universe began on the big screen, marvels silver surfer received his own animated series on fox. The silver surfer was created by jack kirby as a supporting character added to the story of the fantastic fours first encounter with the world devouring galactus. However, with the help of fantastic four, the surfer managed to break away, and is now free to roam the stars once more. But wherever he goes, he is met with fear and hostility by humans. This is stan lee and jack kirby in one of the best periods in comic book history. In addition to his history of publication in comic books, the silver surfer has appeared or starred in several prose fiction books.
In 1998, this was the first attempt to bring the surfer and his fellow cosmic heroes to life without the addition of the fantastic four or more established characters. Instead, lee collaborated with big john buscema to create an origin story for the silver surfer that went against kirbys conception of their creation. For instance, his sense allow him to heal living beings, see back through time, limited telepathical ability, the ability detect things light years away, or the ability to perceive matter in subatomic detail. Comiclink is the online vintage comic book and comic art auction destination featuring comic book auctions spotlighting the most desirable cgc graded examples of key comics, as well as comic art auctions featuring the biggest names in comic book illustration from the golden age to the present. Many years ago, in order to prevent the total annihilation of his civilization and homeworld, norrin radd bargained with the devourer of worlds. Published june 14th 2007 by pannini marvel pocket books. Silver surfer 1968 1st series comic books mycomicshop. Rise of the silver surfer, we get to see some crazy alternate takes on marvels first family, doctor doom, and.
Cameos by the incredible hulk, doctor doom, and the fantastic four. Stan asked kirby why hed given the herald a surfboard. He is the quintessential outsider, someone who doesnt belong, and yet, feels that he must have a role in saving humanity. Black reveals the surprising secret origin of part of the marvel cosmos as we know it. Silver surfer 4,5, and ff 55 super hot books silver surfer 4,5, and ff 55 super hot books 1 1.1078 338 512 712 401 168 1432 540 1557 1436 813 530 409 1234 715 787 1336 297 1148 273 899 1136 866 324 1479 7 435 1219 248 1613 1029 1242 225 468 189 681 1068 117 1362 1368 655 324 1153 790 82