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Simon Ecks was a psychiatrist working at Arkham Asylum during its destruction. When spirits led by Deacon Blackfire were freed by another doctor, Ecks gained the ability to summon a powerful spirit projection of himself..
Ecks eventually mastered his abilities and could move his body freely from the duplicate, which looked more like him, but still visibly a spirit. He was murdered by Two-face who had the help of Amygdala and Solomon Grundy to battle the duplicate.
- Bio-Fission: Ecks can create a duplicate with the following powers.
- Vulnerability to Nth Metal: Like all ghosts and spirits, Doctor Double X' duplicate has a weakness to Nth Metal.
- Simon Ecks was created by Dave Wood and Sheldon Moldoff, first appearing in Detective Comics #261. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Simon Ecks first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Batman Eternal #16 by Ray Fawkes, Scott Snyder, and James Tynion IV.
- 5 Appearances of Simon Ecks (Prime Earth)
- 2 Images featuring Simon Ecks (Prime Earth)
- Quotations by or about Simon Ecks (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Simon Ecks (Prime Earth)