||Galactus (flashback); Jartran Radd (the Silver Surfer's father, flashback); Shalla Bal (flashback); the Silver Surfer; Thanos; CAMEOS (all in one panel, in flashback): Adam Warlock; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; the Champion; Drax the Destroyer; Dr. Doom; Ego; the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch; the Invisible Woman; Mr. Fantastic; the Thing]; Firelord; the Gardener; the Grand Master; the In-Betweener; Mantis; Mephisto; Nova [Frankie Raye]; Runner; Starfox; the Stranger; the Super-Skrull; Thor
||Armed with the power of the Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos resurrects his old stone form and probes the Silver Surfer for secrets from his past; The Surfer relives part of his old life as Norrin Radd on Zenn-La including the fall and suicide of his father; The Surfer blasts Thanos' form to dust but not before he realizes that the universe is in terrible trouble; Surfer crashes to earth and lands in Dr. Strange's sanctum.
||Continued in The Infinity Gauntlet #1.
||in Silver Surfer (Play Press, 1989 series) #42 [Italy]