"Battle Royal!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring the Silver Surfer. Script by Len Wein. Art by Rich Buckler (layouts) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. The Fantastic Four's afternoon walk through Central Park is interrupted...first, by a gang of thugs, and then by the Silver Surfer! Why is the former herald of Galactus attacking the FF? The surfer reveals in a surprising development that he's located his beloved Shalla Bal in a castle in the Balkans! Two major problems though: the castle is located in Latveria... and the castle is occupied by Doctor Doom! Will the Silver Surfer betray the FF in order to free Shalla Bal? (Notes: The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Peter Gillis. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #16 Shang-Chi by Jim Starlin.) Cover price $0.25.