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Silver Surfer #1 cover - John Buscema

Artists: John Buscema (Penciller) ,  Joe Sinnott (Inker)

42 Comments  -   6,856 Views  -   2 Likes

Silver Surfer #1 cover - John Buscema Comic Art



Artwork Details

Title: Silver Surfer #1 cover - John Buscema
Artist: John Buscema (Penciller)
Artist: Joe Sinnott (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Cover
For Sale Status: 0
Views: 6,856
Likes on CAF:
Favorited on CAF: 22
Comments: 42
Added to Site: 8/30/2007
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Original cover art for Silver Surfer #1 (Marvel, Aug. 1968) by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Displayed at the "No Joke: The Spirit of American Comic Books" exhibit at the Mizel Gallery, Denver, Colorado, January 15-March 30, 2004.


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James Halperin
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Joined: August 2007
Ebay Id: lewiswaynegallery

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Stephen Fishler wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Simply a classic.
Posted on 8/30/2007

Jonathan Mueller wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
... (gulp)... (tears)... ahhh, thanks for sharing this! WoW!~:)
Posted on 8/30/2007

Nick Katradis wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
James, one of my favorite covers ever! An incredible Big John historic piece! Probably one of the most memorable & iconic images from our comic reading years! congrads!
Posted on 8/30/2007

Jonathan H wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Wow. One of the most memorable covers of all time!
Posted on 8/30/2007

Chris Forsberg wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
John was an amazing talent, and great on Silver Surfer. What a classic cover to own, congrads!
Posted on 8/30/2007

Jason Versaggi wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
This is just ridiculous. This should be hanging in some Marvel Museum.
Posted on 8/31/2007

Scott Williams wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Posted on 8/31/2007

Ken Martin wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Hmmmmmm........I really don't know what to say about this masterpiece. My alltime favorite character and the best cover of him ever. Congrats on owning a piece of comic history. I'm extremely jealous!!!
Posted on 8/31/2007

Mark Burns wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Suddenly I'm 10 years old again. Thanks for the memories.
Posted on 8/31/2007

Terry Barnes wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
A true defining once in a lifetime piece of comic art , congrats and thanks for sharing this piece of comic history !
Posted on 8/31/2007

Kevin Shuley wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Excuse me, I need to change my pants...
Posted on 8/31/2007

ATULA Siriwardane wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 9/1/2007

Danny  Tran wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 9/1/2007

LEN  CALLO wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
WHOA NELLY!!!! Welcome the the club , Jim!
Posted on 9/3/2007

Stefan H wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
The cover of an key issue. And what for a stunning cover it is!!! Hardly to find a more desirable one.
Posted on 9/5/2007

Enrico Salvini wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Oh, c'mon, you must be joking...
Posted on 9/5/2007

Alex  S. wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
OMG!! there's a photo of this cover in the enciclopedia entry for "grail". I just can't think of anything more impressive than this.
Posted on 9/6/2007

Horace Austin wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
I think this cover and the splash from Avengers 58 (in Scott Williams's gallery) are the two most important John Buscema pieces on CAF...or anywhere.
Posted on 9/12/2007

Mark Levy wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 9/13/2007

Nick Katradis wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
James, This cover is in a class of its own! Please put it on Heritage when you get tired of it!
Posted on 9/27/2007

Gail Formato wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
I would love to see this on Heritage up for'd be like throwing Prime Rib in the pirhana tank. Lotsa FUN!!
Posted on 4/7/2008

* From The Land Beyond wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 4/15/2008

michael Avila wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
No one did The Silver Surfer better than John Buscema - NO ONE. This classic cover proves it. James, your collection is insane!
Posted on 4/27/2008

Marc Pecorella wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Jim, there are a scant few collectors who seem to have all the truly great stuff. You are definitely one of the top three....and this beauty proves it. You have great tastes. Congrats on this one!
Posted on 12/13/2009

Parker Jluc wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Phenomenal gem, amazing, fantastic etc etc .....!!!
Posted on 1/31/2010

Mike W wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 4/16/2010

Vincent Zurzolo wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Jim- I hadn't seen this before. This is an awesome piece. I have such a strong connection to the cover and character. I am glad it is in good hands!
Posted on 7/28/2010

Mark Howland wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Oh. Dear. God. Don't know what to say.
Posted on 8/23/2010

Mario B. wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 10/26/2010

Michel Maillot wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
This cover has everything, the character, the drawing, Big John Buscema on pencils and these glorious sixties when everything was possible. You can hardly do better. Congratulations James.
Posted on 3/19/2011

Foggy Bottom wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 4/7/2011

Olivier D wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
James I suppose I don't have to say that you're a lucky man to have this one. To me the best Silver Surfer ever..... Would exchange almost all my collection to have this one - congrats!
Posted on 8/3/2011

Michael  Mikulovsky wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
EPIC cover from a Epic comic era & team! Congrads! You should have Jolt'in Joe sign it. I know Joe well, if you'd like to connect with him. WOW!
Posted on 3/27/2012

j sly wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
ICONIC! Thanks for posting!
Posted on 6/1/2012

bob fish wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
The only one ! Mythic
Posted on 9/2/2012

Fred DeBoom wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
The mind reels...the imagination soars... Silver Surfer #1! COSMIC!!!
Posted on 11/8/2012

Olivier D wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Can't resist to leave another LOVE comment/I'm on my knees! This childhood image is stamped burned in my memory! My preferred artist with my all time top 1 beloved character!
Posted on 3/20/2013

Michael Kenyon wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Remembering back when it sold I thought * The buyer is so insightful and ahead of the field* One of the greatest covers ever conceived. Well done James.
Posted on 3/23/2013

Raymond Bryan wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 4/17/2013

Adam Ianbarry wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
One of the most amazing covers EVER!!! Genius!!!
Posted on 4/28/2013

Peter Venkman wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 7/9/2014

Santi  Ferrer wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Museum piece !
Posted on 11/19/2014

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