Silver Surfer is set to return to Marvel comics! This cosmic character has always been an oddity within the Marvel universe, but give some stellar art from Mike Allred and the voice of Dan Slott something tells me this new take is going to sell out very quickly. Be part of the conversation in March, make sure you’re comic shop orders this bad boy! So you too can hit the cosmic skyways with Norin Radd.
Surfer originally debuted in the 1960’s as a young alien astronomer who defended his home planet from Galactus. After a insane agreement Radd becomes Galactus herald. He gains a portion of the devourer of world’s power cosmic, giving him his surfboard that allows him to travel at the speed of light. Eventually Marvel’s wonderful first family the Fantastic Four teach him the lovely true meaning of humanity and he becomes a force for good.
Now he’s just a radd surfer dude who cruises the universe with a babe in tow.
Hit the jump for the full press release from Marvel.
This March, the sentinel of the skyways blasts off for an all-new adventure in the thrilling SILVER SURFER #1 – from New York Times Bestselling writer Dan Slott and critically acclaimed artist Mike Allred! “Silver Surfer” #1 continues the exciting wave of All-New Marvel NOW! launches with a fresh take on Norin Radd and his cosmic quests!
“It’s fun, it’s full of adventure, and it wears its love of the Marvel Universe on its sleeve,” says Slott in an interview with Marvel.com.
The universe is big. Bigger than one could ever imagine, even one such as the Surfer. Propelled by the mighty Power Cosmic, long has he voyaged alone – journeying from star to star. But soon he’ll discover that the best way to see it…is with someone else. Meet the Earth Girl who’s challenged the Surfer to go beyond the boundaries of the know Marvel U – and into the strange and unknown!
“One of the limitations of the Surfer character is that, by his nature he’s alone most of the time,” says Executive Editor Tom Brevoort. “So right off the bat, we’re giving him somebody new to bounce off of: the new character Dawn Greenwood. The two of them wind up traveling together, and this gives the Surfer somebody to bond with and relate to along the journey.”
Hop on board and hang ten when the most far-out series of All-New Marvel NOW! makes its epic cosmic debut this March! Hang on! This is the all-new SILVER SURFER #1!
SILVER SURFER #1 (JAN140650)
Written by DAN SLOTT
Art & Cover by MIKE ALLRED
Variant Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (JAN140651)
Animal Variant by CHRIS SAMNEE (JAN140652)
Young Variant by SKOTTIE YOUNG (JAN140653)
FOC – 03/03/14 On-Sale – 03/26/14