MARVEL KNIGHTS: SILVER SURFER

No Release Date Announced, Marvel Knights/Marvel Comics

writer, Harlan Ellison; art, Joe Quesada (rumored); editors, Joe Quesada & Jimmy Palmiotti

Rumored Silver Surfer story to be written by Harlan Ellison. The plot had been seemingly adapted to be a Dr. Strange story, said to be illustrated by John Romita, Jr., but unfortunately that project never happened either. Because plot is out-of-date with current Marvel continuity and Romita, Jr. has announced the Dr. Strange project, this is assumed dead.

Background

Update: July 30, 1999, ffrom Mania Magazine: Daily Buzz:

“Ellison a Marvel Knight?
“by Matt Brady

“Harlan Ellison a Marvel Knight? Maybe. While at the Heroes Convention in Charlotte in June, acclaimed science fiction, fantasy, short story and all-to infrequent comic book writer Harlan Ellison told a crowd of fans that he may return to comic writing with Marvel Knights. According to Ellison, he has had a discussion with Joe Quesada about adapting an unproduced script he wrote for Fox Kids’ short-lived Silver Surfer animated series as a Silver Surfer one-shot under the Marvel Knights banner, perhaps penciled by Quesada. While the prospect of an Ellison-penned Surfer story has both Surfer and Ellison fans wiping up pools of drool, don’t look for it anytime soon. Word from the Knights office is that at this stage, it’s still in the ‘wouldn’t it be nice?’ stage, and due to the hectic schedules of both Ellison and the Marvel Knights teams, the project has seen

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