Collects Silver Surfer: Requiem #1-4.
*The Silver Surfer's final Voyage.
For untold years, Norrin Radd has surfed the galaxy, exploring the darkness between stars, witnessing the rise and fall of vast civilizations. Now, his ride is about to come to an end. It starts with a small spot -- a blemish that will spread until he is no more. Until then, the Silver Surfer would undertake his final voyage -- to the one destination that has always eluded him. His journey ends where it began.
The definite tale of the life and death of a beloved Marvel icon.
Norrin Radd was once a man willing to sacrifice everything to save his home planet, bargaining his own life to Galactus in exchange for Zenn-La's. Bound to Galactus as the cosmic destroyer's new herald, Radd was reborn as the Silver Surfer, his entire being transfused with great power. After years of searching the galaxies for new worlds to feed Galactus' unending hunger, the Silver Surfer became a free man -- and thus began the legend of one of the universe's greatest heroes. His name respected on every civilized planet in the universe, the Silver Surfer's presence has long been a powerful force for peace and cooperation.
Even imbued with his vast abilities, the Silver Surfer cannot outrun his own mortality. The impenetrable silver substance protecting him from the void of space is decaying; with each passing day, the Silver Surfer grows sicker and weaker. There is no miracle cure for the Surfer's condition; his prognosis is fatal. Facing his impending death with grim acceptance, the Surfer embarks on a final tour of the galaxy -- visiting his most treasured friends for the last time in a quest proving that even death cannot kill the spirit of this noble hero.
Since his debut in the Fantastic Four #48, the Silver Surfer has held a special place in the Marvel Universe. In Silver Surfer: Requiem, Emmy Award-winning writer J. Michael Straczynski explores the unique majesty of this classic icon in a bittersweet tale of one man's life and inevitable death. called "the best handling of the charater -- ever" by ForeverGeek.com, this four-part tale reveals undeniable truths about the final fate that every man must eventually face. *Source: Dust Jacket