Unbeatable Squirrel Girl's Silver Surfbro Is Like, Totally Radical, Brah

I can't believe it's taken this long to get a properly silly Silver Surfer dudebro joke into an ongoing Marvel series, but thanks to Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, one of the most delightful comics in the known cosmos, it's finally here.

Image: Marvel Comics. Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #27 art by Erica Henderson and Rico Renzi, lettering by Travis Lanham.

This week's Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #27, by Ryan North, Erica Henderson, Rico Renzi and Travis Lanham, sees Galactus, devourer of worlds, back on his bullshit - specifically the bullshit of, you know, devouring worlds. Ignoring the fact that Galactus has been more of a heroic figure than a villain in the comics recently, this is more of a change in that he'd at least been convinced to wander off away from eating Earth, ever since Squirrel Girl fought (and promptly became good friends) with him near the start of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl.

What a tool indeed. Art by Erica Henderson and Rico Renzi from Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #4.

But that just means Galactus is off on other paths of destruction away from Earth, and his latest interstellar buffet puts him in the path of the planet Chitt-Crrt, home to a race of green, highly intelligent squirrels (of course, this is an issue of Squirrel Girl after all). But it isn't just Galactus who's back in the cosmic doom game, but the Silver Surfer too, who visits Chitt-Crrt to perform his heralding duties... with his posse of bros? Because now, out of nowhere, the Silver Surfer is a hang-ten-ing, shaka-brah-spouting embodiment of surf culture, just on a galactic scale:

I love it. Unbeatable Squirrel Girl is rarely anything other than a delight, but I really hope we get more Silver Surfbro in the future.


Comments

    That sounds a bit like his characterisation in the Super Hero Squad cartoon.

    Yeah, because a super intelligent being from a another planet is going to talk like a god dam half high Surfer... Sure.....

    FFS...

      Hell, do off-chops surfers even talk like that? Fratbro arseholes in parodies of 90s stuff, maybe. Not surfers.

        Having spent some times in a very popular surfing town. I can confirm people like shown above do exist. Some exactly like it and some very similar.

    Jack Kirby would be turning over so fast in his grave he would phase out of existence, if he knew what was being done to his characters.

    We are in agreeance that this isnt actually the Surfer right? Looks like an imposter of some description.

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