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Silver Surfer Annual #1

Writer: Ethan Sacks Artist: Andre Araujo Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 5, 2018 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 10
9.1Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

What mysteries await buried deep within the cosmic multitudes of the Marvel annals? Why - it's an UNTOLD STORY of the dark and tragic past of the SILVER SURFER, brought to you the mighty Marvel way by ETHAN SACKS (writer of OLD MAN HAWKEYE) and ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO (of the THANOS ANNUAL)!
Anxious to find a world worthy enough to sate the mighty hunger of GALACTUS, Norrin Radd's early explorations as the Devourer's new Herald bear no fruit. Until the Surfer discovers an exotic alien planet teeming with life...and energy enough to finally satisfy his master. But can the Surfer really doom an entire sentient civilization just to save his own more

  • 10
    Geekery Magazine - Chino DT Sep 5, 2018

    This fantastic story is written by Ethan Sacks and art goes by Andr Lima in a tribute to the art of Moebius, you really can feel the essence of the eternal Giraud on each page and the colors goes by the talented Chris O 'Halloran. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Sep 5, 2018

    In a week filled with ongoing stories of superheroes, Silver Surfer Annual #1 reminds us how much can be accomplished in a single issue and how special the Surfer is within the Marvel pantheon. Read Full Review

  • 10
    AiPT! - Forrest Hollingsworth Sep 5, 2018

    Sack and Araujo leave you hanging in the void of space alongside the Surfer, begging for more, in the best of ways at the conclusion of this stunning cosmic story. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Sep 6, 2018

    Silver Surfer Annual #1 is an excellently put-together tale of Norrin Radd in his days as a herald, and it puts for the big-idea philosophy which has always been part of the Silver Surfer character and mythos. The depiction of the Surfer is faithful and endearing, the story is solid, and the art is great. This one earns a recommendation. Check it out. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Sep 5, 2018

    At the end of the day, the thing missing from Silver Surfer Annual #1 is emotional resonance. The Surfer is one of the most emotionally wrought characters in the Marvel Universe - oscillating between extreme anger and passion to sadness. Araujo does a good job of trying to communicate that especially as Surfer hears the song of the civilization he has decided to doom. But Sacks doesn't quite get us there because we've already been there years before - he doesn't have anything new to add. Read Full Review

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