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"Picture the Clark that we met. Focus on what the universe knows he's meant to be."
"There's only room in this world for one of us."
Lois Lane and Superman[src]

Earth-96 was one of the many universes in the original multiverse.


At some point in the past, a Gotham individual known as the Joker who felt he wasn't covered enough by the Daily Planet gassed the Planet which killed at least 48 employees.[1]

Notable individuals

Former residents


From Earth-1

From Earth-38

Known locations



Season 1

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Season 5


Season 5

Behind the scenes

  • This Earth has aspects inspired by the Kingdom Come series, such as the death of Lois Lane and the black Superman emblem.
    • The number 96 references the year the Kingdom Come series was first released.
  • This Earth also takes inspiration from both the Brandon Routh and Christopher Reeve Superman films. This includes:
  • During pre-production, this universe was referred to as "Earth-6".[2]
    • This is a reference to the year Superman Returns was released, 2006.