Sandman I & Sand


Sandman VI

Sandy the Golden Boy

Nick Name
Golden Boy
Civilian ID
Sanderson "Sandy" Hawkins
Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
New York, New York
Group Affiliation

All-Star Squadron

Justice Society

Young All-Stars

Base of Operations
New York, New York
5' 11"
165 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Chemically enhanced superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, durability, control tectonic plates within planets and an ability to pass through any object that contains silica including subterranean travel.


Gas Gun: Hand-held weapon designed to emit a narcotic spray with hypnotic properties.

Wirepoon: Miniature harpoon firing handgun used for scaling heights.

Common Enemies

Johnny Sorrow


Regularly Appearing

New Comics Vol. 1

New Adventure Comics Vol. 1

Adventure Comics Vol. 1

Young All-Stars Vol. 1

JSA Vol. 1

First Appearance
Adventure Comics Vol. 1 #69 (Dec. 1941)

Sandy the Golden Boy

Gardner Fox & Craig Flessel


James Robinson, David Goyer & Stephen Sadowski


Sandy Hawkins was originally known as Sandy the Golden Boy, partner of the Sandman (Wesley Dodds). During an attempt to develop a silicon weapon created from sand, the weapon exploded and transformed Sandy into a silicon monster. With no other options, Dodds sedated Hawkins and kept him in a large sealed basement under his home.

Sandy escaped Dodd's basement causing various earthquakes because of his sensitive nature to seismic tremors of the earth. Subdued by the Justice Society and Justice League it was revealed that Sandy was totally conscious of all the years he was locked in the Sandman's basement. He was sent to a variety of research labs to help find a treatment for his condition.

A scientist known as the Shatterer kidnapped Sandy and used his seismic powers for his own agendas. The Sandman defeated the Shatterer and used a carbon based ray on Sandy to revert him back to his human state. Sandy became immune to the effects of aging and was the same young age as when first transformed into the silicon monster decades before.

Together the Sandman and Sandy resumed their fight against crime until Sandman retired. Sandy continued the battle as Sand until taking his mentor's title as the Sandman.

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