Affiliation: Herald of Galactus, former member of the Defenders and Star Masters.
Base Of Operations: Mobile throughout the known universe; formerly Earth and Galactus' World-Ship, Zenn-La.
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 225 lbs (102 kg)
Hair: No Hair
Norrin's life changed forever when a menacing alien spacecraft pierced Zenn-La's long-neglected defense systems. Convincing a Council of Scientists member to provide him with a spaceship, Radd soon confronted the invader, Galactus, who intended to consume Zenn-La; Radd offered to become his herald and seek out new worlds for him to sate his hunger in exchange for Galactus sparing Zenn-La. Galactus agreed, transforming Radd into a silver-skinned, cosmic-powered super-being patterned after an adolescent fantasy plucked from Norrin's memories. Known thereafter as the Silver Surfer because of the silvery flying board he rode, Radd departed Zenn-La with Galactus.