History Comicbook / SilverSurfer

10th Apr '17 9:08:24 PM MisterDrBob2
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The Kirby/Lee conflict is {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in the movie ''Film/CrimsonTide'' where a fight breaks out in the galley among the men over which is the true Silver Surfer. The submarine's Executive Officer (Creator/DenzelWashington) chastises the enlisted man for getting in a fight over the issue, saying "Anyone who reads comic books ''knows'' that the Kirby Silver Surfer is the only true Silver Surfer." (The script was written by Creator/QuentinTarantino, so this ShoutOut is hardly surprising.)
22nd Jan '17 3:40:58 PM Morgenthaler
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* ArchEnemy: ComicBook/{{Thanos}} and ComicBook/{{Mephisto}}; at least, they come closest. Galactus is a debatable example too. All three are far, far more powerful than him though, so its not your standard ArchEnemy situation and he rarely fights them directly or on his own, and would quickly lose if he tried.

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* ArchEnemy: ComicBook/{{Thanos}} and ComicBook/{{Mephisto}}; at least, they come closest. Galactus ComicBook/{{Galactus}} is a debatable example too. All three are far, far more powerful than him though, so its not your standard ArchEnemy situation and he rarely fights them directly or on his own, and would quickly lose if he tried.
8th Jan '17 1:10:37 PM rafi
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* AlliterativeName: Silver Surfer.

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* AlliterativeName: Silver Surfer.'''S'''ilver '''S'''urfer.



* ArchEnemy: ComicBook/{{Thanos}} and Mephisto; at least, they come closest. Galactus is a debatable example too. All three are far, far more powerful than him though, so its not your standard ArchEnemy situation and he rarely fights them directly or on his own, and would quickly lose if he tried.

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* ArchEnemy: ComicBook/{{Thanos}} and Mephisto; ComicBook/{{Mephisto}}; at least, they come closest. Galactus is a debatable example too. All three are far, far more powerful than him though, so its not your standard ArchEnemy situation and he rarely fights them directly or on his own, and would quickly lose if he tried.



* FullFrontalAssault

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* FullFrontalAssaultFullFrontalAssault: Silver Surfer is always naked, although he doesn't possess any visible genitals. A planet-devouring cosmic entity probably doesn't see any need to give his servants the ability to procreate sexually.



* ShoutOut: A musical one, no less - he's the alien in the JoeSatriani album title and song ''Surfing With The Alien''.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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A musical one, no less - he's the alien in the JoeSatriani album title and song ''Surfing With The Alien''.



* WorthyOpponent: Thor, with whom he has clashed several times and still maintains a respectful relationship.
** In the ''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}}''/''ComicBook/{{Galactus}}'' crossover, Surfer was so impressed by Orion's courage, he managed to delay [[GrimReaper the Black Racer]] long enough to allow Mother Box to prevent him from dying. In exchange, Orion saluted Silver Surfer and left, returning the compliment.

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* WorthyOpponent: WorthyOpponent:
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Thor, with whom he has clashed several times and still maintains a respectful relationship.
** In the ''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}}''/''ComicBook/{{Galactus}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}''/''ComicBook/{{Galactus}}'' crossover, Surfer was so impressed by Orion's courage, he managed to delay [[GrimReaper the Black Racer]] long enough to allow Mother Box to prevent him from dying. In exchange, Orion saluted Silver Surfer and left, returning the compliment.
8th Jan '17 1:07:37 PM rafi
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The Surfer is still popular and occasionally shows up in other Marvel series. He's something of a PuritySue, due to his cosmic level of power and having a soul so pure that Mephisto, Marvel's stand-in for (the christian version of) {{Satan}}, tried many times to corrupt him. He has become more worldly, DependingOnTheWriter.

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The Surfer is still popular and occasionally shows up in other Marvel series. He's something of a PuritySue, due to his cosmic level of power and having a soul so pure that Mephisto, ComicBook/{{Mephisto}}, Marvel's stand-in for (the christian version of) {{Satan}}, tried many times to corrupt him. He has become more worldly, DependingOnTheWriter.
25th Dec '16 5:21:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/FantasticFour: Rise of the Silver Surfer'', which was supposedly an adaptation of the Galactus Trilogy.

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* ''Film/FantasticFour: Rise of the Silver Surfer'', ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'', which was supposedly an adaptation of the Galactus Trilogy.
24th Nov '16 1:28:34 AM Sabrewing
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* Lego Marvel Super Heroes, an entry in [[VideoGame/LEGOAdaptationGame Traveller's Tales Lego franchise]]

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* Lego Marvel Super Heroes, ''VideoGame/LegoMarvelSuperHeroes'', an entry in [[VideoGame/LEGOAdaptationGame Traveller's Tales Lego franchise]]
6th Nov '16 12:01:41 PM WanderingBrowser
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* FadSuper: It's downplayed to the point a lot of people don't even realize it, but the idea of a cosmic-powered surfboard rider has at least something to do with the fact that surfing was hugely popular during the 60s. The complete lack of [[TotallyRadical surfer slang]] or other SurferDude characteristics, combined with his stories focusing on being either an outsider on earth or cosmic adventuring, helped him survive the usual fate of the FadSuper.



* [[IAmNotAGun I Am Not The Herald Of Galactus]]

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* [[IAmNotAGun I Am Not The Herald Of Galactus]]Galactus]]: His defining characteristic is his determination to assert himself as something more than Galactus' slave.
20th Aug '16 8:20:58 AM Digifiend
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* AppropriatedAppellation: The Board's name, Toomie. It comes from Dawn Greenwood mishearing Norrin using his catchphrase "To me, my Board". She thought Toomie was the Board's name, so now, that is its name.



* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Dan Slott's current "Silver Surver" series has Norrin Radd accompanied by a teen-age girl named Dawn Greenwood. Having saved her from alien kidnappers, he is taking her on a tour of the galaxy. Hmm...aloof, wise and powerful alien, showing a young human companion the wonders of the cosmos? [[Series/DoctorWho Where have we seen this before?]]

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Dan Slott's current "Silver Surver" ''Silver Surfer'' series has Norrin Radd accompanied by a teen-age girl named Dawn Greenwood. Having saved her from alien kidnappers, he is taking her on a tour of the galaxy. Hmm...aloof, wise and powerful alien, showing a young human companion the wonders of the cosmos? [[Series/DoctorWho Where have we seen this before?]]
16th Jun '16 8:23:53 PM nombretomado
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* ArchEnemy: {{Thanos}} and Mephisto; at least, they come closest. Galactus is a debatable example too. All three are far, far more powerful than him though, so its not your standard ArchEnemy situation and he rarely fights them directly or on his own, and would quickly lose if he tried.

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* ArchEnemy: {{Thanos}} ComicBook/{{Thanos}} and Mephisto; at least, they come closest. Galactus is a debatable example too. All three are far, far more powerful than him though, so its not your standard ArchEnemy situation and he rarely fights them directly or on his own, and would quickly lose if he tried.
31st May '16 11:16:22 AM Natasha_Chameli
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The Surfer is still popular and occasionally shows up in other Marvel series. He's something of a PuritySue, due to his cosmic level of power and having a soul so pure that Mephisto, Marvel's stand-in for {{Satan}}, tried many times to corrupt him. He has become more worldly, DependingOnTheWriter.

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The Surfer is still popular and occasionally shows up in other Marvel series. He's something of a PuritySue, due to his cosmic level of power and having a soul so pure that Mephisto, Marvel's stand-in for (the christian version of) {{Satan}}, tried many times to corrupt him. He has become more worldly, DependingOnTheWriter.
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