Real Name: Horacio de la Fuente

Identity/Class: Human (Mexican); former human mutate

Occupation: Subject of the High Evolutionary

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: High Evolutionary (Herbert Edgar Wyndham);
formerly Seeker (Suzi Endo), Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd), unidetified Mexican immigrants

Enemies: None;
formerly US Border Patrol (he was at least afraid of them, rightfully so)

Known Relatives: Almita de la Fuente (granddaughter)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile throughout the universe with Star Sphere;
formerly Mexico, Earth

First Appearance: Silver Surfer V#3 (June, 2011)

Powers/Abilities: Imbued with the Power Cosmic Horacio was immortal and had no need for oxygen, food, drink or sleep. He could fly, presumably at warp speed and possibly possessed other powers as well. Due to the Power Cosmic his undernourished body became very muscular.

Height: 6'4" (by approximation)
Weight: (Human) 170 lbs.; (mutated) 220 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: (Human) Brown; (mutated) White
Hair: (Human) White; (mutated) silver


(Silver Surfer V#3 (fb) - BTS) - Horacio was a 77-year-old Mexican, who was suffering from liver cancer.

(Silver Surfer V#3) - Horacio, his granddaughter Almita and others tried to illegally pass the US-Mexican border. They got stuck in the Chihuahuan Desert where Horacio nearly died of dehydration. They witnessed the High Evolutionary creating a garden within the desert, using Galactus' Star Sphere, which created water. Horacio drank from the water and thanked the High Evolutionary. When Horacio and his fellow travelers were saved by Norrin Radd and Suzi Endo from the overgrowth, Horacio suddenly transformed into a Silver Surfer-like being because he drank from the water, which was imbued with the Power Cosmic and the Silver Surfer's DNA. After his transformation he left his family and friends to join the High Evolutionary.
   When Norrin and Suzi broke into the Star Sphere the High Evolutionary presented his Horacio, the first being he had saved with the Power Cosmic, to them. Horacio had no needs anymore and would live forever.

(Silver Surfer V#4 - BTS) - Horacio traveled with the High Evolutionary to the Moon, witnessing how the Evolutionary turned the Moon into a living planetoid.

(Silver Surfer V#5) - Horacio sat on the gigantic High Evolutionary's shoulder when he was confronted by Mr. Fantastic about turning the Moon into a living planetoid. Horacio joined the newly formed life forms on the Moon when the Thing attacked the High Evolutionary. When Galactus arrived on the Moon to confront the High Evolutionary Horacio returned to his master's shoulder. He left along with the High Evolutionary and the Star Sphere when Galactus allowed them to leave.

Comments: Created by Greg Pak (writer), Iban Coello Soria, Harvey Tolibao (pencils) & Sandu Florea (inks).

Profile by Markus Raymond.

Horacio de la Fuente has no known connection to:

images: (without ads)
Silver Surfer V#3, p18, pan2 (main image)
Silver Surfer V#3, p3, pan4 (head shot)

Silver Surfer V#3 (June, 2011) - Greg Pak (writer), Iban Coello Soria & Harvey Tolibao (pencils), Sandu Florea (inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Silver Surfer V#4 (July, 2011) - Greg Pak (writer), Iban Coello Soria & Harvey Tolibao (pencils), Sandu Florea (inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Silver Surfer V#5 (August, 2011) - Greg Pak (writer), Harvey Tolibao (pencils), Sandu Florea (inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)

Last updated: 04/28/15

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