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Quote1.png Completely mad. But perhaps he did have a point.
Sure, at the top of his head.
Was that a joke?
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Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd)

Appearing in "The Lesson?"

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Synopsis for "The Lesson?"

Brief Summary:
The Silver Surfer travels to Earth to learn more about Thanos from the Avengers. Captain America tells him the back story of their conflicts with him and then suggests that the Surfer travel to Titan to learn more about Thanos. As he departs Earth, the Surfer again runs into the Impossible Man, who insists that he needs to lighten up in order to defeat Thanos. At first the Surfer resists, but eventually gives in and agrees to give it a try.

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Detailed Summary:
The Silver Surfer travels to Earth to learn more about Thanos. He arrives at Avenger's Mansion and is mistaken by She-Hulk for an intruder. Captain America corrects her mistake and welcomes the Surfer.

Captain America reviews with the Silver Surfer the times that the Avengers have battled Thanos in the past. How they and Captain Marvel stopped him from using the Cosmic Cube from becoming a god and how, with Adam Warlock, they stopped him from using the Soul Gems from destroying the universe's stars. They thought he had died after their last conflict, but the Surfer regrets to inform Captain America that he is back with a new plan to cause universal destruction. Cap recommends that the Surfer visit the Saturn moon of Titan to learn more about Thanos.

As the Silver Surfer departs Earth, he once again runs into the Impossible Man. Despite the Surfer's protests, the Impossible Man insists that he needs to teach him to lighten up. He understands that the Surfer is trying to stop Thanos, but he knows that he can't succeed on toughness alone. He has to be the opposite of Thanos. At first the Surfer resists, but eventually gives in and agrees to try and lighten up.

Solicit Synopsis

Now here’s an adventure! It’s got Thanos, the Silver Surfer, Captain America, She-Hulk, the Impossible Man, Warlock, and Captain Marvel. And it’s got revelations galore!

Notes

  • The Silver Surfer met Thanos after he was resurrected by Death. [1]
  • The Silver Surfer and She-Hulk seem to have forgotten that they met each other back when he was still trapped on Earth and she was part of the Fantastic Four. [2]
  • Thanos plans to kill half of the universe in order to correct a cosmic imbalance felt by Death. [3]
  • Captain Marvel and the Avengers stopped Thanos from using the Cosmic Cube to become a god. [4]
  • The Silver Surfer and Reed and Sue Richards traveled into a black hole to find the Soul Gems for Galactus. [5]
  • Adam Warlock and the Avengers stopped Thanos from using the Soul Gems to destroy all the universe's stars, killing him in the process. [6]
  • Eros manipulated the Silver Surfer's and Nova's emotions after he had defeated Firelord in battle. [7]
  • The Impossible Man didn't make a good impression with the Silver Surfer the first time that they met. [8]

Trivia

  • "The Cosmic Pipeline" letter column has letters published from: John Migala, Shawn Childress, Terry Mefford, Dylan Beaumont, William Blevins, and David Rubin.

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