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Spenser

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Jeff Harey

Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
Subj: Fantom of the Fair
Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 at 11:53:57 am EDT (Viewed 260 times)
Reply Subj: Re: phantom of the fair
Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 at 05:32:09 pm EDT (Viewed 223 times)

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> i was going through my copies of secret orgins and came across sandmans was anything more done with the phantom of the fair like who he is or orgin this might be a good mystery now

He was the villian in an arc of the Sandman Mystery Theatre series, where he was portrayed as a serial killer targeting homosexuals. I'm not sure how it jibes with Golden Age continuity, since it was set back then.

There was no DC/National/All-American Phantom of the Fair in the Golden Age of Comics. There was a Fantom of the Fair who Roy Thomas based the Sandman villain on. It's part of Thomas' M.O. of taking Golden Age heroes and villains names and putting them on characters he creates.

Also see: http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/f/fantom.htm


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