Silver Surfer Annual #4 [Direct]
(1991)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD; 0.90 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Annually
On-sale Date
1991
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Craig Anderson

Issue Notes

In Battle with the Guardians of the Galaxy (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Ron Lim
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Vance Astro; Martinex; Nikki; Starhawk [Aleta; Stakar]; Yondu]
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The Origin of the Silver Surfer (Table of Contents: 1)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Jim Sanders
Colors
Renee Witterstaetter
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer (origin retold); Galactus
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The Price of Paradise (Table of Contents: 2)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Ralph Cabrera
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Shalla Bal (dream); Guardians of the Galaxy [Charlie-27; Vance Astro; Martinex; Nikki; Starhawk [Aleta; Stakar]; Yondu]; Marshach (first appearance); Kareela (first appearance; death)
Synopsis
The Guardians pursue Korvac's power and finds Marshach wielding it. They persuade him to give it up but the power once more eludes them.
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Indexer Notes

The Korvac Quest, Ch. 3; cont'd between THOR ANNUAL #16 / GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY ANNUAL #1; story takes place in 26th Century

First Love (Table of Contents: 3)

Eros / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Steve Carr
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Eros; Synthia (first appearance)
Synopsis
Eros falls for a woman who is impervious to his charms.

Dawning (Table of Contents: 4)

Midnight Sun / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Marz
Pencils
Dale Eaglesham
Inks
Pat Redding
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Midnight Sun [M'Nai]; Kar-Sagg (first appearance; villain); Lon-Lorr (first appearance; villain); Kree (villains); Fu Manchu (flashback); Shang-Chi (flashback); The Legion of the Unliving [Frankenstein's Monster; Wonder Man; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Baron Zemo [Dr. Heinrich Zemo]; The Ghost] (flashback)
Synopsis
Midnight Sun is resurrected by Kar-Sagg and fights to regain his memories.

Silver Surfer Pin-Up Gallery (Table of Contents: 5)

Silver Surfer / illustration / 7 pages (report information)

Pencils
Joe Brozowski [as Birch] (signed) ; Kevin Maguire (signed); Klaus Janson (signed); Joe Jusko (signed); John Romita Jr (signed); Denys Cowan (signed); Mike Zeck (signed)
Inks
Joe Brozowski [as Birch] (signed); Bob Wiacek (signed); Klaus Janson (signed); Joe Jusko (signed); Al Williamson [as AW] (signed); ? [as JJB] (signed); Mike Zeck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Defenders [Dr. Strange; Valkyrie; Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner]; Nova
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In Battle with the Guardians of the Galaxy
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. The Origin of the Silver Surfer
    Silver Surfer
  3. 2. The Price of Paradise
    Silver Surfer
  4. 3. First Love
    Eros
  5. 4. Dawning
    Midnight Sun
  6. 5. Silver Surfer Pin-Up Gallery
    Silver Surfer
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