Murphy Blows Up; Lands the Cover
The Surfer expands its horizons and page count
Watch 60s champions and rivals David Nuuhiwa and Corky Corrall adapt to shorter boards
The two surf legends discuss disillusionment with surfing in John Severson's film "Pacific Vibrations"
Surfers get philosophical and single fins are pushed to the limit
SURFER got color, went international, and Severson alluded to the Disneyfication of surfing in 1962
The fifth issue of Surfer Magazine includes a feature on San Onofre, Yokahama Bay and more
A feature on Australia, a south swell gallery and Murphy's contest results all in the fall of '61
The intro to John Severson's final surf film
Features on Peru, Sunset, Windansea and the cartoon "Murphy" is introduced, all in the summer issue of '61
In our new video series, we take you on a thumb through of favorite Surfer issues from the past
When John Severson's mannerly publication reached its countercultural high
From SURFER to Playboy to Rolling Stone
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Kickstart a documentary on the life, art, and times of Rick Griffin