Cover Preview : Issue 8

Today over on facebook Mike Allred released preview information for issue 8 of volume 8.

So here it is in all of its outsanding glory.

SILVER SURFER #8
DAN SLOTT (W) • MICHAEL ALLRED (A/C)
“Microcosmic”

• Accidentally swallowed by Jumbonox the Giganormous, the Surfer and Dawn are rescued by a society of sentient macro-microorganisms…
• …who, by no fault of their own, might just be the deadliest disease in the universe.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Issue 8 cover preview

Silver Surfer Nes Edition

I never knew that there was a Silver Surfer game, did you?

Well after finding a screenshot on twitter I immediately ran to google and searched to see if I could play it online as being an old game i am sure it had been emulated online.

You can also play the game online here. 

Below is some artwork from the game and here is some game info i copied over from Wikipedia.

Developer(s) Software Creations
Publisher(s) Arcadia Systems
Composer(s) Tim Follin
Geoff Follin
Platform(s) NES
Release date(s) November 1990
Genre(s) Shoot ’em up
Mode(s) Single-player

 

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Issue 6 & 7 Cover Previews

Hi all,

Tomorrow is the release of Issue 4 and while we sit here waiting for the shops to give us our copy here is some issue cover previews, These covers and descriptions where taken from the Michael Allred / Madman Facebook page.

Issue 6

  • After Norrin Radd’s massive status quo change in the 50th Anniversary issue (no spoilers!), it’s now Dawn Greenwood’s turn. With one simple act of kindness, the Surfer may have forever changed her world.
  • What’s going on? Why is San Francisco overrun by monsters? And what wall-crawling, web-spinning guest star is swinging by to help out? (Okay, we’ll tell you that one! It’s Peter Parker, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!)
  • • All this and tons of cosmic weirdness, surprise super heroes and special stories as we celebrate the 200th SILVER SURFER issue!
Silver Surfer , Volume 8, Issue 6
Silver Surfer, Volume 8, Issue 6

Issue 7

  • Norrin and Dawn are back out in space and back in trouble!
  • While at the universe’s slickest space casino, the Silver Surfer may be gambling away more than he thinks.
  • The stakes have never been this cosmic!

Silver Surfer, Volume 8, Issue 7

Silver Surfer, Volume 8, Issue 7

What do you think of the covers. Let me know in the comments below.

Dan Slott on how to make an issue of the Silver Surfer

Hey all,

May started off with an amazing tweet series from the great Dan Slott on how they make an issue of the Silver Surfer. The tweets focused on the now very infamous issue 11 (Möbius strip) from last year.

Here is the tweets that Dan Posted on his twitter page. Please click through and read all the extra information, it is an amazing insight into the silver surfer world and all the minds behind the team bringing us all these non stop great issues, and of course it means that Dan Slott has provided us with so many more insider Silver Surfer images. 🙂 I will try to add them to a behind the scenes gallery here soon.

Review : Silver Surfer Vol 8 #3

Oh what an issue, what an issue. A 50th anniversary issue that can not be forgotten.

Rating : 5 / 5 

[Issue Spoilers Ahead : Please do not read any further if you do not want to know what happens]

Dan Slott and Michael Allred kept saying that this issue was going to be special and boy did they live up to that promise.

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Shalla Bal has come back and with her has brought the weight of the Zenn-Lavian home worlds greatest weapon the ‘The Illuminatrix‘. The Earth is slowly being consumed by the ideal world that Zenn-la, all of Earths culture is slowly being erased and replaced. In return all the people of earth have to do is give up the your world as they know it, and as we know the Silver Surfer will not stand for anything that threatens hes new home world ‘Earth’.

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The Silver Surfer battles off alongside Ben Grimm some of the Earths Avengers until he finally decides to use all of his cosmic powers to undo what the machine has done including all the places in the universe the machine has affected and wiping out the culture that is Zenn-la from existence.

The Silver Surfer plummets back to the ground with all hes power cosmic drained and declared Dead. But this can not be the end for the Silver Surfer surely. Only we will know the outcome when he returns in the next Issue.

Did you read the issue? What do you think of the story arch and where the team are taking it? Let me know below in the comments.

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Review : The Defenders – Volume 4

During the last weekly update you may have noticed I have picked up 3 issues of the 2012 run of ‘The Defenders’. I enjoyed the comics so much I knew I had to try and get the rest of the run. I searched through ebay and found a good deal on the whole 12 issues so I quickly snapped them all up. So now I find myself with a couple of extra copies.

I really enjoyed the story line but I was less than happy with the visual representation of our Silver guy, that is apart from one panel in the series.

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Have you read the series what did you think? How was this interpretation of the Silver Surfer for you?

So with out anymore interruptions here is all 12 covers in their glory. Tell me what you think.

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Preview : Silver Surfer #3 50th Anniversary

The upcoming next issue for the Silver Surfer is a special one. For over 50 years we have been graced with story after story of the Silver cosmic power wielding super hero; protecting not only Earth but the universe from various races and situation we find ourselves in.

This next issue from Dan Slott and Mike Allred Have devised a situation that could change the very world of the Silver Surfer as we know it and with the preview cover of issue 4 showing the Silver guy in a hospital bed. What could that mean?

Below is some pictures from the next issue which we sourced from the original article over at http://www.comicosity.com/preview-silver-surfer-3/

Are you ready for this monumental issue in the Silver Surfer world? will you be getting the variant cover? Let me know in the comments below.

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Weekly Update : 19.03.2016

I really have a passion for wanting to share with you all about how my journey of all the known silver surfer comics is going, however I find that with each new post about my weekly update i find myself struggling on the format and what information you guys would want to hear.
Do I tell you about the 1 hour a day I seem to spend on ebay looking for deals, how about the working hard on my day job just so I can actually order that extra comic.

I can never decide the approach I want this blog to go or what information to provide so please bare with me as this grows and develops over the next few months.

This week for the collection has been interesting. I decided I wanted to take a step back from trying to complete volume 3 as the price for some of the final issues I need are proving to much for me right now, so I started to look on ebay just for the term silver surfer. I cam across these 4 beautiful covers from the Rampage magazine. I personally had never heard of the Rampage magazine. My brief search on the internet seems to state it is an old weekly UK based magazine collating some comics from the time. These particular issues obviously have the Defenders issues inside which is why they have the Silver Surfer in them.

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I really do love these covers and I want to get the rest of the silver surfer appearances from the rampage magazine as well as the original Defenders issues themselves. This brings me onto my next 4 issues from this weeks haul.

Me and my partner took a trip to a small town in the UK called Cambridge where I came across a very very small comic shop. Which I am afraid only had 4 silver surfer issues hidden in the boxes. I obviously had in my head that the silver surfer was a constant staple in the Defenders series so I decided to hunt through the covers and see if the Silver Surfer appeared on any of them. The images below are the result of this.

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I hope this slightly longer post is keeping you more entertained and intrigued to keep following my progress. I promise to try provide more and more pictures of my collection as time goes by as I know what this is what you guys like the most.

Oh if you head over to this subreddit you will find my hovering around spreading my love and asking loads of questions.
https://www.reddit.com/r/comicbookcollecting/

Until next time, thanks for reading and hope to speak to you on twitter.

To Be Continued….

Weekly Update : 10.03.2016

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Hi all,

Firstly let me apologise for the lack of posting on this blog, I have been swamped down with my real life job (I know, I know, I wish Silver Surfer Collecting could be my full time job). As such I have not been really focusing on getting much new content for the collection.

That does not mean I have not collected anything 🙁 That would be impossible, the urge would be too much for me to handle.

The past month has been spent trying to continue the journey to update the Vol 3 collection to completion. We have managed to add 8 more issues to the collection.

Here is a list of the comics that have made it into the collection since the last update. As usual let me know what you think or if you have some insight into some comics out there for some good prices, I am always looking at what I can also do to make these posts more interesting so please let me know. I have been asked to take more photos of the comics instead of the cover images so from the next update this is what I shall be doing. Thank you for that tip.

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Silver Surfer, Vol 3 #130, #129, #120, #119, #117

Silver Surfer Volume 3 #116 Silver Surfer Volume 3 #115 Silver Surfer Volume 3 #114

Silver Surfer, Vol 3 #116, #115, #114

Ultimate Extinction #3 Silver Surfer

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Faces a plenty in Issue 5 of Silver Surfer’s Cover

Issue 5 Cover Hits the net!

Sorry to be late to the party this week but I have been swamped with my personal work, however this week we got to see the new cover for volume 8’s Issue 5 due to hit the stores this May.

As you can see from the Image below, the cover is full of famous faces from the comic world. Can you guess who is among the fans. The guys over at comicbookresources have started a forum post to try and name them all 🙂

Head over to the forum here to help name them all. Tweet or comment me your names and lets see if we can help name them all.

As I was re-reading this before posting I had another thought. Someone should get as many people that are on the cover to sign the inside 🙂 Would be an amazing homage piece.

Issue 5 Silver Surfer Cover

Are you interested in winning a free copy of Issue 1, You have until the end of Feb to enter my competition. Head over to my previous article http://silversurfercollector.co.uk/feb-competition to enter for free today… Good Luck