The Sandman: 1939: Idle Hands

The Sandman of Earth-2: The Five Earths Project

The Sandman

Times Past, 1939

Idle Hands

by HarveyKent, adapted from Adventure Comics #40 by Gardner Fox and Bert Christman

Ever since his return from abroad, Wesley Dodds has been struggling both with strange dreams and finding a purpose in life. Surely there’s more to life than being a wealthy layabout! So when an opportunity presents itself, he takes inspiration from a rather unlikely source! Was there another Sandman before he donned his gas mask, business suit, and opera cloak? Never before revealed, here are the facts behind Wesley Dodds’ first case as the Sandman!

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