Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd, Marvel Prime)

Introduced in Fantastic Four #48, Silver Surfer was actually just a random minion that Jack Kirby drew into the comic. When Stan Lee asked who he was, Kirby said that if Galactus was as powerful as he was, he should have a herald. Stan then came up with the back story. He was a young man who lived on the paradise planet Zenn-La and he was bored. He dreamed of travelling the stars. When Galactus came to eat the planet, Norrin made a deal with him to save the planet. In exchange, he would find Galactus planets that he could eat. Thus, Galactus gave him the Power Cosmic and he transformed into the Silver Surfer.

After many years, The Surfer eventually found the Earth. After fighting the F4, he crash landed near the apartment of Alicia Masters, the Thing’s girlfriend. There she thought him the beauty that humanity has. Turning against his master, Surfer battle Galactus and help prevent the destruction of Earth. As punishment, he was force to remain on Earth. With the help of his friend he eventually escaped to soared the skies. While he prefers to work along, he was a member of the Defenders and later the Annihilators.

Silver Surfer has always been one to get a number of figure over the years. However, due mainly to Fox owning the film rights to him, he has not really gotten a new figure for a while. However Hasbro has said that they will be making one eventually probably as a Walgreen’s exclusive.


Made:

Classic / First Appearance

01

Recommend Figure:  Hasbro Walgreens Marvel Legends Silver Surfer

  • Background:
    • Silver Surfer is one of the few heroes to rarely change his look over the years. The silver skin is actually a cosmic powered alloy that allows him to survive in space. It is the same material had his board.
  • Why you need it for your collection?:
    • A Surfer figure is highly recommended for most collections but particularly the F4 and cosmic collections. Hasbro will release the a perfect version in their Walgreens F4 program.
  • Does it need a remake?:
    • No. Just got remade.

Silver Savage

02

Recommend Figure:  Hasbro Target Exclusive Marvel Legends Red Hulk Wave Silver Savage

  • Background:
    • During the Planet Hulk story line, Hulk was captured and force to fight in a Gladiator like battle. One of his opponent was Silver Surfer, who was captured by the Red Hulk and enslaved like the Hulk. During the battle Hulk broke the Surfer’s slave dick (the round blue thing on Surfer’s chest) and Surfer help Hulk free the slaves on the battle . (It should be noted that in the Planet Hulk animated movie, Surfer was replaced by Beta Ray Bill).
  • Why you need it for your collection?:
    • Unless you want to recreate that battle or want the Red Hulk piece, then this can be skipped as it was a hard to find exclusive.
  • Does it need a remake?:
    • No, it was a short-lived version and the figure is fine as is.

Need

Below is a gallery of costumes that still need to be made. Click on the image to see chances of it being made. Please note that this is my personal opinion and not fact.

 

 

 

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