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Comic Book: Silver Surfer (1987 series)

What This Book is About:
Info, covers and comics index about the Silver Surfer (1987 series) comic book.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Jul 1987 to Nov 1998
1987
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Silver Surfer
Silver Surfer

(Norrin Radd)
Drax
Drax

(Drax the Destroyer)
Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange

(Stephen Strange)
Plus: Pip the Troll, Autolycus.
Silver Surfer #7
Silver Surfer #7

(Jan 1988)

Comics Index

Total Indexed Comics: 20

Comics sorted by date. Oldest shown first. Up to 25 comics per page. Page navigator at the bottom of the page.

Silver Surfer #7
4 stars

Silver Surfer #7

January 1988
"Triangle"
Script: Steve Englehart
Silver Surfer's banishment to Earth by Galactus was ended in #1. But another Kree/Skrull War has broken out. In #2 Norrin Radd's homeworld Zenn-La declared neutrality, and Surfer helped Empress Shalla Bal tell the Skrulls to stay away. [...]
Silver Surfer #34
4 stars

Silver Surfer #34

February 1990
"Even demigods must dream"
Script: Jim Starlin
Silver Surfer flies to a desolate lifeless planet and has his 1st sleep in years.Then he sees a huge skull and walks in through the gaping jaws. Inside is a room with murals of agonised faces and a tower of normal-sized skulls in the middle of the floor. [...]
Silver Surfer #35
4 stars

Silver Surfer #35

March 1990
"The name is Thanos"
Script: Jim Starlin
Silver Surfer had never met Thanos before, but last issue he had a dream about Death returning the villain to life with a mission, and the only hero standing in the way of that mission is the Surfer. And then he awoke to find Thanos there, alive and sitting on a hoverchair/throne. [...]
Silver Surfer #36
5 stars

Silver Surfer #36

April 1990
"The Lesson"
Script: Jim Starlin
Silver Surfer returns to Earth and heads to Avengers Mansion. She-Hulk, not recognizing him (really?), challenges him and punches his face. It does nothing. Captain America appears and scolds Shulkie, sending her to review the Associates File. [...]
Silver Surfer #38
4 stars

Silver Surfer #38

June 1990
"The answer"
Script: Jim Starlin
Nebula and her space pirates are aboard Thanos' old flagship Sanctuary when Thanos himself pops in and announces that he's come to claim his ship back. Nebula scoffs that her grandfather is dead but most of the crew used to serve him and believe in a prophecy that he would return from the dead. [...]
Silver Surfer #44
4 stars

Silver Surfer #44

December 1990
"Epiphany"
Script: Jim Starlin
For the past few issues Silver Surfer has been trapped in Dynamo City. Meanwhile Drax The Destroyer has gone to Titan to view the corpse of his fated foe Thanos, who SS supposedly killed in #38. And he has declared it a fake. [...]
Silver Surfer #45
4 stars

Silver Surfer #45

January 1991
"Thanos vs Mephisto"
Script: Jim Starlin
Thanos has the 6 Infinity Gems (Thanos Quest mini-series) which make him the most powerful being in the universe. Last issue he seemingly killed Silver Surfer and Drax The Destroyer. But Mephisto has been watching from Hell and schemes to get the Gems for himself. [...]
Silver Surfer #46
4 stars

Silver Surfer #46

February 1991
"The Soul World"
Script: Jim Starlin
In #44 Thanos appeared to kill Silver Surfer and Drax The Destroyer. Last issue he said he'd stolen their souls with the Soul Gem. Now we find out what that means.The duo find themselves elsewhere and are greeted by a 4-armed, 2-legged alien head who welcomes them to Soul World. [...]
Silver Surfer #47
4 stars

Silver Surfer #47

March 1991
"Adam Warlock, protector of the Soul World"
Script: Jim Starlin
In #44 Thanos stole the souls of Silver Surfer and Drax the Destroyer with the Soul Gem. He presumably didn't know they'd wind up in Soul World within the Gem, as we found out last issue where they met Autolycus, Gamora and Pip the Troll. [...]
Silver Surfer #48
4 stars

Silver Surfer #48

April 1991
"Confronting one's maker"
Script: Jim Starlin
Last issue Adam Warlock enabled Silver Surfer and Drax the Destroyer to escape from the Soul World inside the Soul Gem where Thanos had imprisoned them. [...]
Silver Surfer #49
4 stars

Silver Surfer #49

May 1991
"Detour"
Script: Ron Marz
In #47 Silver Surfer and Drax the Destroyer escaped from Soul World. Last issue they set out to warn the Earth heroes about the threat of Thanos and the Infinity Gems. Drax headed for Titan and Surfer said he'd go to Earth. [...]
Silver Surfer #50
4 stars

Silver Surfer #50

June 1991
"Deeply buried secrets"
Script: Jim Starlin
Silver Surfer is racing towards Earth to warn the heroes there of the return from death of Thanos and the menace he presents to the universe with the 6 Infinity Gems. [...]
Silver Surfer #52
4 stars

Silver Surfer #52

August 1991
"The hero in absence"
Script: Ron Marz
This issue begins by reminding us of some past relevant events. At the end of #50 Silver Surfer crashed through the roof window of Dr Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum. (In last issue which starred Galactus and Nova (Frankie Raye), SS only featured in a lengthy flashback to many weeks previously. [...]
Silver Surfer #54
4 stars

Silver Surfer #54

September 1991
"Cages"
Script: Ron Marz
The expedition to stop Thanos has come to a halt because of the Hulk’s reluctance to join the team, Silver Surfer decides he needs a diversion to prepare for the coming battle and visits Central Park. There he finds Rhino releasing the animals from their cages in the zoo. [...]
Silver Surfer #55
4 stars

Silver Surfer #55

September 1991
"The universe according to Thanos part 1: Genesis"
Script: Ron Marz
Thanos has wiped out half the population of the universe (amongst other stuff). Adam Warlock has sent the heroes of Earth to beard him in his den (the space palace/throne he created for his love Death). Now Warlock and Silver Surfer watch the battle (in Infinity Gauntlet #4) from afar. [...]
Silver Surfer #56
4 stars

Silver Surfer #56

October 1991
"The universe according to Thanos part 2: Exodus"
Script: Ron Marz
Last issue we saw (or we think we did) Thanos use the Infinity Gauntlet to kill all the heroes ranged against him except Silver Surfer who he kept to record his godly deeds in the holy book of Thanos. And Mistress Death now fawns at his side. Now Norrin Radd records what he has seen. [...]
Silver Surfer #57
4 stars

Silver Surfer #57

October 1991
"Inquisition"
Script: Ron Marz
This issue opens with a page which has nothing to do with the body of the story. The lizard-alien called Reptyl is floating in space (left for dead in Fantastic Four Annual #24) when a cocoon forms around him.Now we pick up the story from within Infinity Gauntlet #4. [...]
Silver Surfer #58
4 stars

Silver Surfer #58

November 1991
"Forgiveness"
Script: Ron Marz
Last issue Thanos sent Silver Surfer into a strange realm which a being named Virtual Reality called the Hall Of Absolutes. VR accompanied him as he was shown the memories from his past that stood out in his mind. And then all was black. [...]
Silver Surfer #59
4 stars

Silver Surfer #59

November 1991
"Field of honour"
Script: Ron Marz
In Infinity Gauntlet #5 Nebula took the Gauntlet and its 6 Infinity Gems away from Thanos. Adam Warlock and Silver Surfer retreated to Dr Strange's Greenwich Village house. Thanos survived and Strange portalled him from space to the Sanctum Sanctorum as an ally against the new common enemy. [...]
Silver Surfer #60
4 stars

Silver Surfer #60

December 1991
"Finale & Prelude"
Script: Ron Marz
It's near the end of Infinity Gauntlet #6 and Adam Warlock now has the god-like power of the Gauntlet. [...]