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This week we feature the spacefaring adventurer known as the Silver Surfer. From Norrin Radd's great sacrifice before Galactus to the cosmic battles of the Annihilation campaign, check out these five must-read comics available on Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited!
SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM #1
Every journey must come to an end, even for star-faring demigods. Despite having ventured across the universe and back, the Surfer still has questions needing to be answered. Calling on the elastic leader of the Fantastic Four, Mr. Fantastic, for help, the Surfer determines that his protective material coating has begun to shut down. Will this J. Michael Straczynski-written tearjerker with beautiful painted art by Esad Ribic chronicle the death of the Silver Surfer?
FANTASTIC FOUR v1 #48
Behold the first appearance of the Silver Surfer-and how his arrival on Earth could spell doom for the planet! The Fantastic Four fall before the awesome power of Galactus' herald, but can they convince him to switch sides before his master gobbles up their home? Find out in this Stan Lee/Jack Kirby classic trilogy!
SILVER SURFER v1 #4
Manipulated by the trickster god, Loki, the Sky-Rider of the Spaceways finds himself pitted against none other than that hammer-bearing God of Thunder, the Mighty Thor! John Buscema provides epic art for this story by Surfer co-creator Stan Lee matching up two of the Marvel Universe's most powerful figures!
ANNIHILATION: SILVER SURFER #4
Attempting thwart Negative Zone tyrant Annihilus' dreams of universal conquest, the Surfer strikes out against the armies of the Annihilation Wave, lead by Ravenous, a being whose power rivals his own! Can the Power Cosmic prevail against it's opposite number and what role will Galactus ultimately play in this cosmic conflict?
INCREDIBLE HULK v3 #95
It's Defender vs Defender in gladiatorial combat, as the Hulk and the Surfer, both enslaved on the savage planet of Sakaar, must do battle! Will the Sentinel of the Spaceways be a match for the Gamma Goliath in this opening salvo of the "Planet Hulk" epic?