Earth-1938 was one of the many universes in the multiverse. The universe was destroyed during the Anti-Monitor Crisis.[1]


At some point, Lex Luthor was incarcerated in Federal Maximum-X Security Penitentiary Number One. He attempted to escape, but after killing a guard, was himself killed and disintegrated.[2]

During the Anti-Monitor Crisis, the universe was destroyed by antimatter.[3]

Known locations

Notable individuals


Former residents



Crisis on Infinite Earths Giant

Behind the scenes

  • In the DC comics, Earth-1938 is the designation for a universe in which Earth was invaded by Martians in 1938, resulting in no World War II.
    • As with Earth-38, however, the Earth's designation in the Arrowverse is a nod to the year Superman debuted.


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