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 defeat Destiny leaving Ritchie, whose cancer kills him shortly after and his soul was dragged to Hell.