S Is For Silver Surfer

When the planet-consuming Galactus threatened to destroy the idyllic planet of Zenn-La, the astronomer Norrin Radd struck a deal with the seemingly omnipotent space-god. In exchange for the well-being of his planet and those he loved, Radd would serve Galactus as a herald, searching the galaxy for new planets for the world devourer to feed upon. Accepting the terms of the agreement, Galactus infused Radd with a portion of the Power Cosmic, transforming him into the Silver Surfer. A noble and conflicted soul, the Silver Surfer eventually betrayed his master and became a hero.


This four and a half inch action figure was produced by ToyBiz in 1994.


Part of my Letter Of The Law series.


Photo submitted to the Flickr group Macro Mondays for the "Songs from the Rolling Stones" theme, referencing the song "2000 Light Years from Home."


Photo seen in Flickr Explore.

PegaPPP, olydemon and 24 more people faved this
  • ANVRecife 5y

    awesome pov. Great tones as well
  • Gareth Payne 5y

    Great shot JD!
  • Usman Ali 5y


    Concept 10/10
    Surfer 10/10
    Background color 10/10


    Your welcomed to visit my latest upload
  • misst.shs 5y

    Love the angle! HMM!
  • ecatoncheires 5y

    ... great work on the lighting here!
  • Reina 5y

    Wow... Wonderful Macro... Love the bokeh on his chest.......
    Seen in the group" MACRO MONDAYS (please check weekly theme)" ( ?² )
  • Fairy_Nuff (new website - piczology.com!) 5y

    Goregous shot!
  • Jon Downs 5y

    very cool shot!

    Happy MM!
  • Dave 5y

    Outstanding setup and colors. Great shot.
  • Mike 5y

    You make a cheesy action figure look fantastic!
  • r.e.wolf photography 5y

    Beautiful shot, JD!
  • JD Hancock 5y

    PegaPPP: I'm glad you like it. Thank you!

    Oly_Demon: Thanks!

    DodogoeSLR: Truthfully, I'm not much of a Rolling Stone fan, but when I stumbled across that song title, I knew what I had to do! ;-)

    Paloetic: Thank you! It took a lot of trial and error for me to finally land at this angle. ;-)

    flickrfanmk2007: I don't think I ever read much of the Silver Surfer when I was a kid. With the Marvel stuff I was more of a Spider-Man fan.

    bunnyfrogs: Thank you!

    Gobble Monster: Really? I kinda like him! ;-)

    ANVRecife: Thanks!

    -Gareth-: Thank you!

    UzziDaMan: Thanks for your enthusiastic scoring system! ;-)

    misstshs: Thanks! Happy Macro Monday to you too!

    ecatoncheires: Thank you!

    reintjedevos: I'm glad you like it. Thanks!

    Fairy_Nuff: Thanks!

    Jon Downs: Thank you. Happy Macro Monday!

    Wildman XTi: Thank you so much!

    Light Echoes: I'm glad you think so. As in the Fantastic Four? ;-)

    Ryan Wolf: That is nice of you to say. Thank you!
  • Soleil is me. 5y

    Greeting from Bangkok, your image is a piece of art for today:) Please exhibit your art at:-


    You are INVITED to display this wonderful photo
    in the INSPIRE Pool

    Today do you tell someone you love him/her? :)
  • Mike 5y

    JD Hancock Natch! ;)
  • JD Hancock 5y

    Soleil is me.: Thank you for the invitation!
  • Jo Ban 5y

    I love the light, background and colours!
  • hero-haven 5y

    A cosmic moment well displayed JD, the Silver Surfer is for me the icon of intergalactic space heroes, a Shakespearian tragedy on a surfboard.
  • JD Hancock 5y

    Jo Ban: Thank you!

    hero-haven: "A Shakespearian tragedy on a surfboard." Oooh, I'm gonna have to steal that one. ;-)
  • hero-haven 5y

    LOL!! {: D
  • actionfigurefury 2y

    Great Photo, I am having a photo contest on my site and I would love if you would come enter. Come stop by and check it out. Action figures and other toys only!

    ActionFigureFury - Photo Contest
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Taken on July 26, 2010
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