Fantastic Four #50
Concluding the most awesome and important Fantastic Four storyline of the Silver Age! "The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer" is told by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby is sweeping prose and graphics. It's a truly landmark issue. Galactus stands ready to destroy the Earth in order to feed his hunger. But the Silver Surfer, convinced of the nobility of mankind, turns on his master to stop the fiendish process. Above the rooftops of Manhattan, a duel of cosmic proportion is played out.
The outcome, however, can never be in doubt. Galactus cannot be stopped. That is, until, the Human Torch returns from the other side of the universe with the one weapon even the Devourer of Worlds cannot abide. The Ultimate Nullifer, a device capable of wiping all of existence yet small enough to fit in one man's hand, becomes Reed Richard's ace in the hole that ends up saving an entire planet. But when Galactus leaves, confining the Surfer to exile on Earth, can the FF pick up the shattered pieces of their lives? Can the Thing return to Alicia Masters' arms now that the Surfer has held her fascination? Can Johnny Storm begin a normal life at college? Featuring the first appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot.