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The events of this storyline are retold in the last two issues of ''The Marvel Saga: The Official History of the Marvel Universe'', along with the origins of Galactus and the Silver Surfer.

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The events of this storyline are retold in the last two issues of ''The Marvel Saga: The Official History of the Marvel Universe'', along with the origins of Galactus and the Silver Surfer.
Surfer. The storyline was adapted in 2007 on film as the sequel to the 2005 ''[[Film/FantasticFour2005 Fantastic Four]]'' movie, "''Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer''".


After meeting the [[ComicBook/TheInhumans Inhumans]], the Fantastic Four are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the ComicBook/SilverSurfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the ComicBook/HumanTorch to Galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards threatens Galactus with it, and rather than risk destruction, he agrees to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.

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After meeting the [[ComicBook/TheInhumans Inhumans]], the Fantastic Four are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the ComicBook/SilverSurfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns summons Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the ComicBook/HumanTorch to Galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards [[ComicBook/MisterFantastic Richards]] threatens Galactus with it, and rather than risk destruction, he agrees to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.


After meeting the [[ComicBook/TheInhumans Inhumans]], the ComicBook/FantasticFour are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the ComicBook/SilverSurfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the ComicBook/HumanTorch to Galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards threatens Galactus with it, and rather than risk destruction, he agrees to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.

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After meeting the [[ComicBook/TheInhumans Inhumans]], the ComicBook/FantasticFour Fantastic Four are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the ComicBook/SilverSurfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the ComicBook/HumanTorch to Galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards threatens Galactus with it, and rather than risk destruction, he agrees to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.


"The Coming of Galactus" is the first story of Galactus, made by Creator/StanLee and Creator/JackKirby at their prime. It ran through issues 48-50 of ''ComicBook/FantasticFour''.

After meeting the Inhumans, the Fantastic Four are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the Silver Surfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the Human Torch to Galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards threatens Galactus with it, and rather than risk destruction, he agrees to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.

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"The Coming of Galactus" is the first story of Galactus, ComicBook/{{Galactus}}, made by Creator/StanLee and Creator/JackKirby at their prime. It ran through issues 48-50 of ''ComicBook/FantasticFour''.

After meeting the Inhumans, [[ComicBook/TheInhumans Inhumans]], the Fantastic Four ComicBook/FantasticFour are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the Silver Surfer.ComicBook/SilverSurfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the Human Torch ComicBook/HumanTorch to Galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards threatens Galactus with it, and rather than risk destruction, he agrees to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.

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The events of this storyline are retold in the last two issues of ''The Marvel Saga: The Official History of the Marvel Universe'', along with the origins of Galactus and the Silver Surfer.


"The Coming of Galactus" is the first story of Galactus, made by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby at their prime. It ran through issues 48-50 of Fantastic Four.

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"The Coming of Galactus" is the first story of Galactus, made by Stan Lee Creator/StanLee and Jack Kirby Creator/JackKirby at their prime. It ran through issues 48-50 of Fantastic Four.
''ComicBook/FantasticFour''.


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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: The Watchers are not allowed to interfere in the affairs of other civilizations, but the threat of Galactus decided Uatu to break the sacred oath.
* SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: When the fire in the sky simply vanishes, the Thing thinks that it must have been an advertising for a Joseph Levine movie.
* ThatsNoMoon: That second sun is not a sun. It quickly turned into a complete sky in flames.
* WhoDares: "Watcher, since you seem familiar with those puny creatures, I suggest you advise them to hold their tongues before I erase them with one stroke!"

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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: The Watchers are not allowed to interfere in the affairs of other civilizations, but the threat of Galactus decided Uatu to break the sacred oath. \n ''ComicBook/WhatIf'' (1989) #41 took this to another level by showing Uatu actually fighting Galactus for the fate of the planet.
* SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: When the fire in the sky simply vanishes, the Thing thinks that it must have been an advertising for a Joseph Levine movie.
movie.
* ThatsNoMoon: That second sun is not a sun. It quickly turned into a complete sky in flames.
flames.
* WhatIf: Issue 41 of [[ComicBook/WhatIf the 1989 comic book series]] depicts an alternate scenario that showed what would've possibly happened if Franchise/{{the Avengers}} had to face the threat of Galactus instead of the Fantastic Four.
* WhoDares: "Watcher, since you seem familiar with those puny creatures, I suggest you advise them to hold their tongues before I erase them with one stroke!" stroke!"


* BigWhy: "The converted does not roar! It is not operating! Never in a thousand milleniums... never had it failed before! Why? Why? Why?"

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* BigWhy: "The converted converter does not roar! It is not operating! Never in a thousand milleniums... never had it failed before! Why? Why? Why?"



** Of all the places in the world where the Silver Surfer may have landed and summoned Galactus, it ''had'' to be on top of the Baxter Building

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** Of all the places in the world where the Silver Surfer may have landed and summoned Galactus, it ''had'' to be on top of the Baxter BuildingBuilding.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness
** In his first panel ever, Galactus is... red and green? By the next issue, he has been fixed to the trademarked violet.
** When he gets tired of the space insects, Galactus summons a killer robot to get rid of them: the punisher! Of course, that robot is completely unrelated to [[ComicBook/ThePunisher Frank Castle]]. It's just that the name was too cool to be wasted in this minor robot, so Gerry Conway simply took it for his brand new character some years later.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness
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EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In his first panel ever, Galactus is... red and green? By the next issue, he has been fixed to the trademarked violet. \n** When he gets tired of the space insects, Galactus summons a killer robot to get rid of them: the punisher! Of course, that robot is completely unrelated to [[ComicBook/ThePunisher Frank Castle]]. It's just that the name was too cool to be wasted in this minor robot, so Gerry Conway simply took it for his brand new character some years later.



* ImprovisedWeapon: The Thing destroyed the converter, and used it as a ram to attack Galactus.

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* ImprovisedWeapon: The Thing destroyed destroys the converter, and used uses it as a ram to attack Galactus.



* NoSell

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* NoSellNoSell:



* SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: When the fire in the sky simply vanishs, the Thing thinks that it must have been an advertising for a Joseph Levine movie.

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* SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: When the fire in the sky simply vanishs, vanishes, the Thing thinks that it must have been an advertising for a Joseph Levine movie.


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"The Coming of Galactus" is the first story of Galactus, made by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby at their prime. It is in the issues 48-50 of Fantastic Four.

After meeting the Inhumans, the Fantastic Four are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all are caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the Silver Surfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the Human Torch to galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards threatens Galactus with it, who accepts to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.

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"The Coming of Galactus" is the first story of Galactus, made by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby at their prime. It is in the ran through issues 48-50 of Fantastic Four.

After meeting the Inhumans, the Fantastic Four are returning home, and find all kind of weird events going on. Fire in the sky, rocks in the sky; all are caused by the Watcher, in his attempt to hide planet Earth from the Silver Surfer. The Surfer does not fall for it, discovers the planet, and warns Galactus. Galactus plans to consume the energies of the planet to feed himself. Fighting him is useless, so the Watcher sends the Human Torch to galactus' Galactus' home to retrieve a weapon that may destroy the universe. Richards threatens Galactus with it, who accepts and rather than risk destruction, he agrees to leave. But before doing so, he banishes the Silver Surfer on Earth, for opposing his will.



* BigWhy: The converted does not roar! It is not operating! Never in a thousand milleniums... never had it failed before! Why? Why? Why?
* CassandraTruth: The Thing saw two suns in the sky, but he was told to stop with the pranks.

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* BigWhy: The "The converted does not roar! It is not operating! Never in a thousand milleniums... never had it failed before! Why? Why? Why?
Why?"
* CassandraTruth: The Thing saw sees two suns in the sky, but he was and he's told to stop with the pranks.



* LeeroyJenkins: The people is already in terror with the sky being on fire. So, as it was to be expected, Johnny ignores Reed, flames on, and makes things even worse.

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* LeeroyJenkins: The people is are already in terror with the sky being on fire. So, as it was to be expected, Johnny ignores Reed, flames on, and makes things even worse.



** Before the action starts, a street thug tried to take the Thing down. He simply standed there, took all the attacks, and defeated him with a finger.
* NotMeThisTime: The Human Torch has nothing to do with the fire in the sky, and yet the panicked mob blamed him for it.
* PatrickStewartSpeech: Alicia gave one to the Silver Surfer, who understood that Galactus is not the single being whose life matters in the universe. He then became IntriguedByHumanity.

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** Before the action starts, a street thug tried tries to take the Thing down. He simply standed stands there, took takes all the attacks, and defeated defeats him with a finger.
* NotMeThisTime: The Human Torch has nothing to do with the fire in the sky, and yet the panicked mob blamed blames him for it.
* PatrickStewartSpeech: Alicia gave gives one to the Silver Surfer, who understood understands that Galactus is not the single being whose life matters in the universe. He then became IntriguedByHumanity.



* SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: When the fire in the sky simply vanished, the Thing thought that it must had been an advertising for a Joseph Levine movie.

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* SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: When the fire in the sky simply vanished, vanishs, the Thing thought thinks that it must had have been an advertising for a Joseph Levine movie.

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* DidntSeeThatComing: The Watcher laid out a plan to ensure Earth's survival, but he never even considered that the Silver Surfer may rebel against his master.

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* EyeTake: The end of issue 49.

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* HarbingerOfImpendingDoom: Silver Surfer, the trope codifier in comic books, plays this role for the first time.


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* HeelFaceTurn: The Silver Surfer turns against Galactus, and tries to force him to leave the planet.

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* KillerRobot: Galactus has one, called "The Punisher".


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In his first panel ever, Galactus is... red and green? By the next issue, he has been fixed to the trademarked violet.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: EarlyInstallmentWeirdness
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In his first panel ever, Galactus is... red and green? By the next issue, he has been fixed to the trademarked violet.
** When he gets tired of the space insects, Galactus summons a killer robot to get rid of them: the punisher! Of course, that robot is completely unrelated to [[ComicBook/ThePunisher Frank Castle]]. It's just that the name was too cool to be wasted in this minor robot, so Gerry Conway simply took it for his brand new character some years later.

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