The Good, The Bad and The Uncanny!
Wanting to once again destroy his step brother Thor, Loki searches the Earth for a suitable pawn to use against his nemesis. Searching the Earth, Loki finds the Silver Surfer and travels to Earth and engages the hero into battling him. Convinced that the Surfer has the power to defeat his step-brother, Loki tricks the Surfer into believing that Thor is evil and is intending to conquer Asgard.
Secretly boosting the Surfer's power with his magics, Loki sends Silver Surfer to Asgard and manipulates events so that the Surfer and Thor engage in battle, and escalating things by using spells to manipulate others gathered at the banquet hall and the Surfer to escalate the battle.
However, when both parties begin to realize that something is afoot, and the Surfer begins to realize that Loki had manipulated him, Loki -- furious that the Surfer failed in defeating Thor -- returns the Surfer back to Earth, leaving Thor to believe the Surfer to be a truly noble being who had been manipulated by unseen forces.