Appearing in "Sandman Returns"
- Spider-Man (Peter Parker) (Main story and flashback)
- The Lizard (Curtis Connors) (Only in flashback)
- Sandman (Flint Marko)
- Batroc the Leaper (Georges Batroc)
- Swarm (Michael Tan)
- Dazzler (Alison Blaire) (First appearance) (Photo)
- The Avengers (Mentioned)
- Squirrel Girl (Doreen Green) (First appearance) (Photo)
- Daily Bugle
- J. Jonah Jameson (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only)
- Doctor Doom (Victor von Doom) (Vision)
- Klaw (Ulysses Klaue) (Vision)
- M.O.D.O.K. (George Tarleton) (Vision)
- Doc Samson (Leonard Samson) (Vision)
- May Parker (Vision)
- Spider-Man's Web-Shooters
- Nova Helmet
- White Tiger Amulet
- Doctor Doom's Armor (Vision)
- Cosmic Cube (Mentioned)
- Sandman Suit
Synopsis for "Sandman Returns"
The Awesome Android accidentally frees Sandman who ends up stopping the Awesome Android and putting out the fire that the Awesome Android caused. Sandman stated to Spider-Man that he just wanted to help. Nick Fury mentioned that the S.H.I.E.L.D. has been working to rehabilitate Sandman and hoping to make him a hero. Spider-Man has Nick Fury let him train him to be a hero. Sandman is outfitted into a special containment suit that limits his power by Walter and Amanda Cage. While S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents observe Spider-Man's program, Spider-Man takes Sandman to battle Swarm where Sandman's containment suit is targeted by Swarm. Spider-Man is forced to get the containment suit off of Sandman who then pummels Swarm into submission. Sandman is brought into control and apologizes for his actions. With advise from Iron Fist, Spider-Man trains Sandman (whose containment suit has been replaced) into being a man first and a Sandman second. When Batroc the Leaper is in the middle of a robbery, Sandman springs into action where he attacks Batroc the Leaper. When Batroc the Leaper throws a garbage at Sandman, he ends up attack Batroc the Leaper as J. Jonah Jameson makes a bad comment towards Sandman. Sandman loses control of his emotions and breaks out of his suit where he attacks Spider-Man with a sandstorm attack. Nick Fury sends the rest of Spider-Man's team to help Spider-Man stop Sandman. Spider-Man denies Nova's plan to turn Sandman into glass again as Spider-Man has a different plan. Spider-Man then tries to reason with Sandman until Nova arrives and Spider-Man throws Awesome Android into Sandman's mouth where he absorbs Sandman. When S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents arrive with a new containment suit, Sandman is shot into the containment suit and taken into S.H.I.E.L.D. custody.
- Doctor Doom, M.O.D.O.C., Klaw and Batroc appear in Peter's imagination in a supervillain group therapy session held by Doc Samson. In the session Doctor Doom mentioned trying to steal the Cosmic cube but was stopped by the Avengers.
- Dazzler, Squirrel Girl, Hawkeye, Hulk and Nova appear on the computer screen ranking the most popular superheroes in New York.
- Sandman containment suit is based on the costume he wore when he reformed and joined the Avengers in issue Avengers #329.
- Awesome Android returns in the episode and his first appearance is shown is a flashback featuring scenes from the episode Awesome.
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