Who is the Silver Surfer?

By Butterboom Writers  /  June 13, 2007

Is he friend or foe, and why is he here on Earth?


Long before Jessica Alba slinked into her Invisible Woman suit (actually before she was even born) the Fantastic Four were kicking ass on TV in their cartoon series in 1967. Just in case you need some footnotes going into TOMORROW’s Hong Kong opening of Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Below are a bunch of videos we grabbed from various video sites that feature the Silver Surfer so you can see that he has been thrilling us with his adventures for quite some time. We’ll leave his mysterious master out of this post and let you discover that story when you see the movie.

Here is an episode from the Silver Surfer’s own 1998 cartoon show.

This well-made student film is from 1994 utilizing the same techniques from Terminator 2.

This is Part 2 of the cartoon:

And everyone wants the powers of the Silver Surfer – even Dr. Doom:

and if you didn’t like the first Fantastic Four movie, you’ll be glad you never saw this 1994 low-budget version featuring a lot of unknown actors and absolutely terrible special effects:

Ok, that’s enough, yeah yeah I know we started it but your boss called and its time to get back to work ;-)


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