A European magician who came to Astro City in 1972 because a time of great strife was coming and that the city would be at the center of it. He had an assistant, Grimoire.
After a great spell he seemingly disappeared, but was really transformed into the Green Man.
In 1973 he alongside a few other heroes helped "burn" out the ancient vengeance spirit in the Blue Knight. He warned Augustus Furst about the Innocent Gun and it being used at the wrong time by the wrong person in 1977. He also warned the general populace about The Continuum's likely judgement pass on Earth when The Incarnate first appeared.
Simon Magus is incredibly adept in the magical arts. He has demonstrated levitation, telepathy, and phasing and is no doubt capable of much, much more. He carries a special cane with him, his mystical tool of choice.
Was seen by the populace as someone who liked to be on television or in the spotlight.