The essential Silver Surfer, Volume 1

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Marvel Comics, Apr 1, 1998 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 528 pages
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Review: Essential Silver Surfer, Vol. 1 (Essential Silver Surfer #1)

User Review  - Alex Firer - Goodreads

Don't anyone get me wrong, this is sophomoric purple prose which led directly to Jack Kirby leaving Marvel, but it stuck with me for whatever reason. Like the Shuster and Siegel Superman comic it was ... Read full review

Review: Essential Silver Surfer, Vol. 1 (Essential Silver Surfer #1)

User Review  - Rich Meyer - Goodreads

Sure the stories in this Essentials volume are a little dated. And they're a bit wordy. But this book features some great artwork by John Buscema and more angst than double the number of Ditko Spider ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Stan Lee, 1925 Stan Lee was born in 1925. He joined Marvel Comics in the early 1940's and has remained there for 60 years. He is the creator of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, and has more than 2 billion comics books featuring these well known characters in print. While employed at Marvel Comics, Lee signed a contract that prohibited him from working for any company besides Marvel. When Marvel went bankrupt, the contract became null and void and Lee created his own company called Stan Lee Media. He remains Chairman Emeritus at Marvel, but spends most of his time on his new internet based company. Stan Lee Media will feature downloadable Superheroes. Lee also signed a deal with DC Comics to revamp some of their signature characters, including Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

Jack "King" Kirby's comics career began in 1937 and continued for nearly six decades. As the most valued team in comics, Simon and Kirby went on to create titles and concepts including Fighting American, Boys' Ranch and the creation of the romance comics genre. In 1961, the first issue of Marvel's Fantastic Four cemented Kirby's reputation as comics' preeminent creator, and a slew of famous titles followed that elevated him to legendary status, including Incredible Hulk, Avengers and X-Men. Kirby returned to DC in 1971 with his classic "Fourth World Trilogy," which was followed by The Demon, Omac and Kamandi. Kirby continued working and innovating in comics until his death in 1994.

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