The Silver Surfer was a friend of The Watcher. He attended the the roast of the Fantastic Four. He had the power cosmic and was the herald of Galactus. He later starred in a leather-jacket wearing splash page. He also joined the Defenders and confronted Hellcat. Surfer joined Thanos and Warlock when they hosted auditions for participants in the upcoming Infinity Crusade. He arrived when they were auditioning the minor heroes and "Mr Perot" (presumably Ross Perot) purchased the identity of the Texas Twister and attempted to audition which the Surfer told him to go home.