"Double Batman vs. Double X": Simon Ecks escapes from the sanitarium he was locked with his memory restored. Ecks decices to develop another duplicator device and becomes Dr. Double X once again. He matches wits with Batman again, although t
Appearing in "Double Batman vs. Double X"
Synopsis for "Double Batman vs. Double X"
Simon Ecks escapes from the sanitarium he was locked with his memory restored. Ecks decices to develop another duplicator device and becomes Dr. Double X once again. He matches wits with Batman again, although this time, Batman is able to defeat him by generating an energy duplicate of himself with Ecks' machine. Baman fights Ecks while their respective duplicate fight each other. Batman learns that the only way to eliminate the duplicate is to destroy the machine that created it and Dr. X tries to get rid of the Batman double, but he is tricked by the Dynamic Duo along with Vicki Vale and the Batman double is responsible for destroying Ecks' machine, eliminating his duplicate. When Ecks is finally captured, the Batman duplicate decides to eliminate itself by destroying the second machine.
Appearing in "The Bandits with Super-Powers"
- crooks with super-powers (Single appearance)
- crashed meteor
Synopsis for "The Bandits with Super-Powers"
A meteorite lands near Middletown that can give Earthmen temporary Martian powers, but strips the powers away from J’onn J’onzz. When three crooks gain such powers, and J’onzz loses his, he is rescued by Diane Meade, who exposes herself to the meteor and, gaining super-powers, helps him escape. Later, when his powers return, the Manhunter transforms himself into John Jones, exposes his now-human self to the meteorite, and gains powers in his human identity. Jones, Zook, and Diane capture the crooks and destroy the meteorite.
- This book was first published on April 25, 1963.
- "The Bandits with Super-Powers" is reprinted in Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter Vol 2.
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