Fantastic Four #48 (1966)
Place of Birth
Tutored in science and in the nature of the universe, self-taught in history.
Adventurer and explorer
The Silver Surfer wields "the power cosmic" which allows him to absorb and manipulate the universe's ambient cosmic energies. He can augment his strength to incalculable levels, is nearly indestructible, can navigate space, hyperspace, and dimensional barriers, and can fly at near-limitless speeds on his board. Immune to most temperature changes and radiation and can heal living things. He also can manipulate energy to make weapons out of the energy.