Silver Surfer #2

Silver Surfer #2

Writer: Dan Slott Artist: Mike Allred Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 17, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 11
8.6Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

+ Pull List

• Why is Silver Surfer fighting the ever-loving blue-eyed THING?
•  Who is this Alicia Masters person, and why hasn't Norrin told Dawn about her before?
•  Where did that alien armada come from?
•  What can they really do to planet Earth that is WORSE THAN DEATH?!
•  And WHEN, exactly, IS Clobbering Time?!
•  Right now, True Believer! RIGHT NOW!
Rated T+

  • 9.0
    Comicosity - Aaron Long Feb 19, 2016

    Silver Surfer #2 is an entertaining read featuring some clever one liners, perfectly awkward situations and an interesting setup for next issue. Slott and the Allreds execute their roles very well and this creative team seems to only get stronger as time goes by. This comic is flat out fun, and worth every penny. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Oscar Maltby Feb 19, 2016

    Dan Slott and Mike Allred pretend the Silver Age never ended with Silver Surfer #2, a purposefully cheesy all-ages adventure that harkens back to a narratively simpler time whilst retaining a modern pace and sense of humor. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Feb 20, 2016

    Silver Surfer has always been a favorite character of mine, but I don't think I've ever had more fun reading his ongoing series. He's had his ups and downs over the years, but Dan Slott and the Family Allred are putting out a masterpiece of a comic. This is how you reestablish a character. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Entertainment Fuse - Jim Bush Feb 21, 2016

    Overall, Silver Surfer #2 does a lot of things well. It brings in a beloved Marvel character for the Surfer to face, it touches on the history of Norrin Radd, and it also reintroduces some of those elements from the characters past in ways that indicate a promising upcoming story. The art is sharp and colorful, especially in scenes where the smooth Surfer battles that rocky Thing. In many ways, this might have functioned as a more exciting first issue of the relaunches series. In any case, Silver Surfer #2 works well, tying together components of the past and the present of the Marvel Universe. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Feb 21, 2016

    Old friends return, up is down, right is wrong, and The Surfer throws a mean right cross. What's not to love? Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Feb 21, 2016

    I'm really enjoying this series, one of the few that has fun with its premise. Here's to another 50! Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Feb 18, 2016

    The book's usual charm is readily apparent, but it's clear the creative team have ambitious plans in mind for the coming months. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Feb 18, 2016

    "Silver Surfer" #2 is a lot of fun, complete with little in-jokes about how the Marvel Universe was put back together incorrectly at the end of "Secret Wars" and the discovery that the Fantastic Four are no longer in residence. So long as Slott and the Allreds are creating "Silver Surfer" comics, I'll keep buying them, doubly so with such a fun cliffhanger leading into next month's installment. Once again, an excellent issue by an excellent creative team. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Nerds Unchained - Jeremy Radick Feb 18, 2016

    In closing, I in no way want to suggest that you wouldn't enjoy reading this book. It's a fun issue, that sets up a great story to come, and the small moments are lovely and funny. But, I just wish there was bit more distance between Slott's output and his inspiration for me, because when the book stands on its own, it works wonderfully. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Synthozoid Feb 22, 2016

    Great mix of weirdo cosmic stuff and down to earth human stuff.

  • 8.5
    Briton Feb 28, 2016

    Great stuff. Funny and entertaining. I hope the creative team stay on this title for a very long run.

  • 7.5
    AlphaNerdsProductions Feb 20, 2016

    Silver Surfer is a fantastic book, and I love it dearly. However I feel a little jilted by this issue. When issue 15 released last fall, I worried that the book would befall some annoying issues if it were to return post-secret wars. The growth of the bond between Dawn and Norrin was so well executed and satisfying, I wasn't particularly excited to see it weather typical relationship woes. The whole "wait what about your old girlfriends" conflict wouldn't be enjoyable to read, and cause lasting tension thats just awkward. Sadly this issue dives headlong into this conflict, dealing almost completely with Norrins past two loves. These two are well written and characterized as you'd expect, but their inclusion just lessens Dawns role both presently, and in previous issues. This is immensely frustrating considering the perfect cultivation of their relationship. Additionally, the surfer opens with a streak of annoyingly childish behavior that seems uncalled for. While all this seems negative, this is still one of the best comics on the market. The art and coloring is stellar, if notes bombastic as before. There are some laugh-out-loud jokes, and a twist that is a cool surprise. As long as we don't dwell on the conflicts arisen here, this will become just a fun midway issue, and I hope it remains just that.

  • 10
    Jason The Dude Feb 20, 2016

  • 9.5
    eVanDiesel Feb 21, 2016

  • 9.0
    Mark Feb 23, 2016

  • 9.0
    JAC8285 Aug 6, 2016

  • 8.5
    Tree Fingers Feb 20, 2016

  • 8.0
    TheFallenKing13 Feb 17, 2016

  • 8.0
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Feb 18, 2016

  • 8.0
    DXO Feb 24, 2016

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