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Silver Surfer (1987) - #52
"The Hero in Absence"

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Cover Date: Early August 1991
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: While A Universe TREMBLES

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Infinity Gauntlet

Letters Column: The Cosmic Pipeline

Drax and Firelord await the Silver Surfer on Titan as half of the universe vanishes. Confused and unfamiliar with their surroundings, the pair seek assistance from a small boy, who leads the pair to ISAAC. When Firelord is unable to explain what is happening to Drax, Drax becomes mentally unstable and lashes out against his ally. Will the two destroy each other before the Silver Surfer and his allies are able to bring them to Earth?

Reprinted/Collected in:
Fantastic Four/Silver Surfer: The Complete Collection (2007) DVD-ROM
Infinity Gauntlet Omnibus (2014) HC

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