Silver Surfer #4 [Direct]
(October 1987)

Marvel, 1987 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Michael Higgins; Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Mantis; Collector; Runner; Gardener; Contemplator; Possessor; Grandmaster; Champion; Astronomer; Trader; Obliterator; Ego
Reprints

Mantis (Table of Contents: 1)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Mantis (origin); Supreme Intelligence; Skrulls; Kylor; Ripan; Collector; Runner; Gardener; Contemplator; Possessor; Grandmaster; Champion; Astronomer (introduction); Trader (introduction); Obliterator (introduction); Ego; Jemiah the Analyzer (cameo); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Captain America (flashback); Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau] (flashback); Thor (flashback); Black Knight [Dane Whitman] (flashback); Iron Man (flashback); Wonder Man (flashback); Hawkeye (flashback); Mockingbird (flashback); Tigra (flashback); Moon Knight (flashback); Vision (flashback); Scarlet Witch (flashback); Swordsman (flashback); Moondragon (flashback); Death (flashback); Priests of Pama (flashback)
Synopsis
Mantis introduces herself to the Surfer and tells him her origin. The Surfer and Mantis eavesdrop on a meeting of the Elders of the Universe where they hear of a plan to kill Galactus but are discovered and barely escape.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. Mantis
    Silver Surfer
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