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New York World's Fair Comics 1939 [I Story]

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New York World's Fair Comics 1939 [I Story]
Universe:   Earth-Two 
Editor: Vincent Sullivan
Writer: Gardner F. Fox
Penciler: Bert Christman
Inker: Bert Christman
Cover Date : April 1939
On Sale Date: March 1939
Story Arc: -
Pages: 10
Cover Price : $0.25
Users Read: 19 Users Rated: 11
 
 
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Wesley's plans for an experimental ray gun are stolen and it's up to the Sandman to get them back!
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  The Sandman
  The Sandman last appeared in Adventure Comics #40 [A Story]. The Sandman next appears in Adventure Comics #41 [A Story].
 

 
 
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Sandman's Gas Gun
Sandman's Gas Gun last appeared in Adventure Comics #40 [A Story]. Sandman's Gas Gun next appears in Adventure Comics #41 [A Story].
 
 
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  Ice Says:    
  2017-12-08 14:48:20  
  Huh. Weird that they threw Sandman into the big World's Fair tie in advertising party, considering he'd only had one appearance before this was published. Actually, looking at the publication dates, this might have been his first appearance. Weird.

Anyway, it's probably the best story in the book, in my opinion. So, I'd say it's a welcome addition. I'm really digging the Sandman.
 
 
 

  Russ Says:    
  2018-01-02 23:44:12  
  Okay, you haven't read everything comics has to offer until you see a bare-chested guy wearing a gas mask!

I'm liking the Samdman too. He's got that crazy streak in him I never realized existed. 3 stars.
 
 
 

  thatsAgoodONE11 Says:    
  2018-01-08 22:29:41  
  Just looking at his wiki article, there appears to be some debate on Sandman's first appearance. Adventure #40 and this book were published right around the same time, but most people think this book was published first. However, the story in Adventure #40 was written first. So it's up to you on which is the first app! As for me, I'm saying this is Dodds' first appearance, Part II!

The gas mask and the swim suit is a great look. Saying this without seeing the image is silly, but I am being dead serious, the Sandman looks awesome without a shirt. I wonder how long he will sprinkle sand on every sleep victim.

This story does a better job with Dodds civilian identity than Adventure #40. We now know of his millionaire identity and that he is heir to a steel corporation. He is also an inventor as well, so he reminds me of Tony Stark.

I don't like the writing style with the hyphens. It makes the dialogue read jagged, like William Shatner is reading it.

3/5
 
 
 

 
 
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