The Silver Surfer was always the most intriguing of comic book figures to me. He was a genuinely tragic character in a genre full of people with rough backstories. I’m not sure why, but I’ve been thinking about him over the last couple of weeks and I’ve been encouraged by a friend to share my musings with you.
For those who don’t know, the Silver Surfer was an ordinary man named Norrin Radd living on a world so advanced that its inhabitants needed nothing, feared nothing, did nothing. Radd is discontent…Read more