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Ritchie Simpson was an old friend of John Constantine. He later made a deal with Destiny in return for eternal life, as he was dying of magic-induced cancer.


Justice League Dark[]

He is still a friend of John Constantine, who was visited by the newly formed Justice League Dark, regarding helping with a mystical disturbance. Ritchie was revealed to be dying and his friends attempted to ward off death. However this was all a ploy for him to enter the House of Mystery and retrieve the Dreamstone. Ritchie is revealed to have been manipulated by Destiny who then possessed his body. The team of mystical heroes eventually defeat Destiny leaving Ritchie, whose cancer kills him. As his soul is being dragged to hell by the ghouls he protests his innocence and claims he was being controlled by Destiny. John however does not believe him and allows the ghouls to proceed finishing dragging Ritchie's soul to hell. Though this was possibly reversed as Barry eventually created a new Flashpoint to save the Earth from destruction.

DC Showcase: Constantine: The House of Mystery[]

After Constantine assisted Barry Allen in creating a second Flashpoint with, John being sentenced to spend eternity in the House of Mystery, a manifestation of Ritchie was created by the house to keep Constantine fulfilled with is life. However, because of John's self loathing the apparition frequently turned into a demon who constantly tortured and murdered Constantine over and over again.