Alias


















Sandman
Nick Name
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Civilian ID

William Baker


Aliases

Flint Marko

Sylvester Mann


Note: Apparently the criminal William Baker suffers from a split-personality disorder and assumes the name of Flint Marko when he is not acting in a criminal manner.


Occupation

Adventurer

Criminal


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with a criminal record, pardoned but revoked.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Queens, New York
Group Affiliation

Avengers

Frightful Four

Sinister Six

Wild Pack I


Base of Operations
New York, New York
Height
6' 1" - Varies
Weight
450 lbs. - Varies
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Brown
Known Powers

Nuclear radiation combined with silicate causing a mutation enabling superhuman strength, speed, agility, durability and the ability to convert into and control sand.


Sand can be added to mass to increase density, contort body into different shapes of various density or fuse into glass.


Accessories
Sand and other silicate based materials.
Common Enemies

Fantastic Four

Hulk II

Hydro-Man

Silver Sable

Spider-Man I

Spider-Man II


Regularly Appearing

Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 & 2

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man

Incredible Hulk Vol. 1

Peter Parker Spider-Man Vol. 1 & 2

Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1

Spider-Man Vol. 1

Web of Spider-Man


First Appearance
Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #4 (Sept. 1963)
Creator
Stan Lee & Steve Ditko
Origin

Escaping prison, William Baker found refuge in a military nuclear testing site on a beach. When a nuclear explosion was detonated, he was exposed to huge amounts of radiation. Awaking, he discovered himself alive, but realized he had changed into a Sandman.


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