Alias


Ruin
Nick Name
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Civilian ID

Dr. Emil Hamilton


Alias

Overmind


Note: Hamilton attempted to deceive Superman that Ruin was the Man of Steel's childhood friend Pete Ross.


Occupation

Criminal

Scientist


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Metropolis, New York
Group Affiliation

Dr. Hamilton

S.T.A.R. Labs


Overmind

Cybermoths


Ruin

Secret Society of Super-Villains


Base of Operations
Metropolis, New York
Height
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Weight
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Eye Color
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Hair Color
Grey
Known Powers

Cybernetically enhanced human with superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility and durability.


Genius level intelligence with aptitudes in a wide variety of sciences.


Accessories

Ruin Armor: Cybernetic armor equipped with Kryptonian technology capable of teleportation and emitting red solar radiation to weaken Superman.


Common Enemies

Steel IV

Superman


Regularly Appearing
Adventures of Superman
First Appearance

Dr. Hamilton

Adventures of Superman #424 (Jan. 1987)


Overmind

Superman: The Man of Steel #123 (April, 2002)


Ruin

Adventures of Superman #627 (June, 2004)


Creator

Dr. Hamilton

Marv Wolfman & Jerry Ordway


Overmind

Mark Schultz & Yvel Guichet


Ruin

Greg Rucka & Matthew Clark


Origin

A brilliant scientist and apparent ally of Superman, Dr. Emil Hamilton became convinced that the Man of Steel had become a threat to Earth. Resolving to use his knowledge of Kryptonian technology and physiology against his one time friend, Hamilton assumed the identity of Ruin.


Superman