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    Default Design an Earth: 52 more worlds! (Fanworks)

    As Pre-Crisis showed, you really just can't put a limit on creativity. So in the spirit of Infinite Earths, let's take a collective stab at designing 52 more worlds. As a template, let's stick to the Map of the Multiverse in spirit- 52 worlds evenly spread out across four axises beginning with Earth-52 and ending with Earth-103. Beyond that, let's go hog wild!

    For that matter, I wouldn't be in the least bit annoyed if numbers change- its not exactly easy to have a meaningful number with all worlds, so if you come up with one later, feel free to change it. I'm probably going to be picking at random.

    If you guys want, we can take 'official' count in the OP. If not, we don't have too. So without further adu, my first four contributions. Mine are heavy on 'continuity porn' and homage, as that's how I like to play with his kind of stuff, but that's just me.

    Earth-83
    Quadrant: Order-Pit
    Number meaning: Named after the Pre-Crisis Earth-183.

    Description: Earth-54 is a savage, jungle heavy world. Civilization most definitely exists- it isn't that kind of world. But the jungles are thick, heavy with ruins and danger. Perhaps not surprisingly, heroes have arisen heavy in these areas, perhaps due to chance and perhaps due to fate. Notable among these is Karkan, Lord of the Jungle. The last of the noble Kryptonians, his rocket landed in the jungle, and like Tarzan before him, he was raised by the native gorillas to become a hero in his own right. Although his scope is limited, he is no less heroic than any of the other Supermen of the Multiverse, even if his enemies include the Gorilla Witch.

    Other heroes of this world include:
    The Bat: a phantom figure alleged to live in the jungles, cold and vengeful, cloaked in garments crudely reminiscent of a bat. In truth, it is less of a hero and more of a dynasty, stretching centuries and passed down from father to son. Armed with Bat Knuckles, honed over centuries, the Bat is a two-fisted force of justice, marking his prey with a 'Bat Signal'. In recent years, 'he''s turned his attention to those he views as the true cancer preying on innocents: Businessmen attempting neo-colonialism in everything but name, drug runners and two-bit warlords playing on local strife.

    The Jungle Fury: Some say this modern Amazon is a beautiful woman; others say skull faced monster. As downed air pilot Steve Trevor learns, the true is both. To victims, she's an angel. When it comes to evildoers, she dons the ceremonial skull paint of her tribe. Rumors of her bloody vengeance, however, have been greatly exaggerated, though this seemingly serves her as it makes most villains fear her that much more.

    Solavar: The civilization of super intelligent gorillas that live in sequestered peace deep in Africa have long known of the quasi-mystical force known as the Speed Force. Their prophecies have spoken of a white gorilla, an emmisary of the worlds above, who would lead them into a golden age. When their King, Solovar, manifests the crimson speed other worlds know as the Flash, he becomes another force of good.

    Many more heroes walk this world as well, including the Black Condor. The Freedom Beast fought street level crime, but has since hung up his cowl and potions to pursue a career in politics, a heroic figure of a different stripe. Congorilla is a prime example of a heel-face turn in this world, having once been a crass, condescending big game hunter who realized the error of his ways after learning what its like to be hunted, Twilight Zone style. And of course, what DC jungle world would be complete without Rima the Jungle Girl?

    Earth-62
    Quadrant: Order-Pinnacle
    Number Meaning: 1962 was the year the company the world is based on was founded.

    Description: Earths-62 and 89 are anomalies. Although both are whole worlds in their own right, they are unstable. In Earth-62's case, this is reflected in at least two major alternate futures as well as its curious mergers with -89 following the Unification Crisis. Although such mergers have not been unheard of in the history of the Multiverse (cross reference Earth-Σ, better known as the 'Clutter Earth'), mergers such as this are rarer. On at least one occasion, the two have merged and then seperated, seamlessly mixing their histories only to be rebooted on their lonesome again.

    The past of this world include a confederation of Native American heroes, gathered by Arak, Son of Thunder, who come to blows with dinosaurs from Dinosaur Island.

    In the present day, a scientist named Miles Metropolis stops an experimental atom smasher from being sabotaged by spies finds himself detached and depressed, a hero dubbed Dr. Metropolis, an Atomic Superman. He soldiers on, knowing that if a Man of the Atom like himself can't help lead people into the future, no one can.

    At the same time, Dr. Terrance Thirteen stalks the shadows, a private dick to those with supernatural problems. Skeptical to a point, he quickly begins believing after teaming up with not only an unnaturally long lived hero from the past known as the Owl, but also a certain nuclear man.

    The future rests uneasy, holding either the nuclear blasted land of Kong the Unbound or the chromium chasms of Doc Magnus, Metal Man Hunter. Whichever comes to pass holds its pros and cons, certainly.

    Earth-89
    Quadrant: Order-Pit
    Number meaning: Same as the above, with 1989.
    This world stands in contrast to Earth-62. It's a darker tinged Earth, for sure, but it isn't a hell hole.

    Heroes of this world include: Boston Brand, the Plutonian Man, who walks the plutonian shores between life and death. The Metal Marines, a platoon of soldiers geared up in sentient metal to fight space invaders. The Crimson Avenger, a bloodsoaked killer of a hero. Vandal Savage, the Forever Soldier, a man who's fought in- and caused- wars going back to the stone age.

    (I fully confess I don't know as much about this particular company as others. I really just wanted to toy around with concept of merging earths/companies.)

    Earth-78
    Quadrant: Chaos-Pinnacle
    Number meaning: This particular issue serves as inspiration.

    This is a world of fundamentally different physics. Powers, like on other Earths, simply don't exist here. Kryptonians don't have powers and abilities greater than most mortals. Clark Kent doesn't don the blue and red of Superman- he dons the green and purple of Supernova. Arthur Curry isn't a deep sea superhuman- he's a member in good standing of the Sea Devils. Diana Prince, though still a princess in her own right, doesn't glide on air currents- she was tutored by I-Ching.

    Hal "Highball" Jordan doesn't wield an emerald ring- he flies a plane, just one of many aviation based heroes. He's unique in the sense that he is the son of the original Highball Jordan, though, and carries his legacy. Including a rivalry with the **** aviatrix Star Sapphire (The censored word rhymes with hexy. Seriously, out of all the words to censor.) Other aviation heroes include the Blackhawks, as well as Hal's good friend Rocky Davis. The generations prior included Hop Harrigan, Steve Savage and the greatest of them all: Hans von Hammer.

    The Justice League of this world, which boasts plenty of traditionally non-powered heroes like Batman and the Green Arrow, stands as a reminder that you don't need powers to be a true hero. After all, Fireman Farrell is just as much of a hero as Supernova.
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    Legacy JLA earth : I would like to extend the Grant Morrison JLA to Dick Grayson, Supergirl, Donna Troy, Wally, Kyle, Connor Hawke, Arthur Joseph Curry and Golden Eagle.
    Legacy JSA earth : Cyclone, Atom Smasher, Rick Tyler, Jade, Northwind, Sanderson Hawkins, Kent V Nelson, Jakeem Thunder, Power girl, Huntress, Jesse Quick, etc.
    Legion earth : Vril dox, Stealth, Garv, Jemm, Phase, Lydea Mallor, Valor, Wildstar, bounder, amethyst, lobo, borb borbb, etc.
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    This is a great idea for a thread Jody. So, without further ado...

    Earth-102
    Number Meaning: One of the last numbers in the multiverse.....
    Home to: Hyperflash
    Central City. An invincible, barricaded metropolis. Many years ago, the hero known as Hyperflash, tired of humanity's endless infighting, retired to Central City, hoping to dedicate his life to modernising the outdated town. However, Hyperflash's plans work far more efficiently than he could have ever imagined. New buildings spring up in seconds. He cures world hunger in a matter of minutes. However, in his old age, Hyperflash's powers are out of control-he has created a time field-which fastforwards time in Central City. A single minute in the real world, is a month in Central City. But another hero lives in Central City-and his powers are evolving. His name is Clark Kent, and he is about to become a true Man of Tomorrow....

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    This will be very, very fun.

    Earth-96
    Quadrant: Pinnacle-Chaos
    Number meaning: Double the number of its inspiration, Earth-48 in it's pre-Flashpoint form
    A universe where Earth never developed sentient life. Instead, the other eight planets (I'm including Pluto here) and the asteroid belt did. The greatest heroes from each world come together as LEGION to keep peace in the Solar System. These include the insectoid Max Mercury, the scientific genius Mister Mind, the plucky Miss Martian, the former pirate Captain Comet, the psychic Saturn Girl, and more. Affiliated with them, but not a member, is the enigmatic Starman, a powerful superhero who operates from his private satellite orbiting the Sun.

    They oppose criminals within the Solar System as well as threats from beyond it, like the Reach and the Kryptonian Fleet (who left their dying world en masse).

    EDIT: Also, I'll offer up:

    Earth-93
    Quadrant: Pit-Order
    Number meaning: The year Milestone Media was founded.
    Just like Charleton and Fawcett, and sorta Quality get their own worlds, Milestone should get one for itself, to feature Icon, Rocket, Static, and the rest. I admit that I don't know much about them, but they deserve a world of their own just as much as the other DC-acquired properties.

    EDIT2: Have another, the world of "Pale Rider" Comics and inspired by Jody's takes on Gold Key and Valiant but using existing characters to make the homages.

    Earth-55
    Quadrant: Pit-Chaos
    Number meaning: None. Just wanted to put it low for now.
    Danny, the Blue Devil; Garth, the Lagoon Man (formerly boy); and Rachel "Chel" Roth are the field team for the secret organization known as the DEO - Department of Esoteric Observation. They've dealt with alien threats like the Intruders (known and dreaded in space as the Star Conquerorors) and the Stalkers (known among themselves as the H'San Natall), and also time-travelling robotic Manhunters. In the past, legends exist of a several-hundred strong Amazon army's last stand against monstrous forces.
    (Feel free to add extra Dark Horse references as appropriate. A Phantom Lady in place of Ghost?)
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    Okay here it goes:
    Earth 33:
    This Earth is the direct polar opposite of the new 52, Where the Justice Society of America was the first superhero group with Jenny Sparks,the High,and Elijah Snow as members along with founding members Ted Grant,Alan Scott,Jay Garrick,and Wonder Woman(Polly). Earth 33 is more Wildstorm with heroes & characters you would know from the JSA & Titans but where the the League succeeded the JSA it's now Stormwatch . Basically it's all the benched JSA heroes & former Titans added to the Wildstorm earth.
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    Ooh, I'll ad some to Earth-55:

    Further description: The darkness of this world is not limited to the supernatural either. It has the completely mundane dark, as the hellhole known as Hub City can testify. Hub City is home to rough and tumble characters ranging from the upstanding (Slam Bradly, a disgraced) to the monstrous (the being known simply as That White Devil). Hope burns here, but as embers rather than blaze.

    The more super side of darkness manifests in the former port city known as Fiddler's Green, home to the upstanding spectral hero known as the Phantom Lady, and the scarred Wild Dog, who may just well be as bad as the killers he fights.

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    Earth 67

    Not much different from our regular earth, save for one big change. Running out of the theater that faithful night, little Bruce Wayne didn't pay much attention to his surroundings. What happened next was something that would haunt him for the rest of his life. His parents were gunned down in front of his eyes. His older brother however, didn't hesitate like Bruce did. Thomas Wayne Jr. quickly rose up to fight off his parents murderer. They battered for a short time, before the gunman managed to break himself loose and run off into the night. Thomas had never shown Bruce that much affection before and frankly he partly disliked him for the attention he got from their parents, that he himself didn't get.

    Bruce gets taken into care by Alfred Pennyworth, the Wayne family butler. Thomas however doesn't stay long. He feels responsible for what happened that night and makes an oath to himself that he will hunt down the man responsible for the murder of his parents. Like a predator of the night, he will track down this rodent in the darkness and destroy him. He goes on to travel the world and receive training from all over, before returning to Gotham again. He picks up the mantle of Owlman and gives no chances to the criminal scum that plague this city.

    Bruce grows up to become the Batman, having received his training as well. When he returns to Gotham, he goes through his normal origin story. However, the brothers are quick to learn about each other and exchange blows. They realize quickly that they are even matched and decide to split up the city. The north belongs to Batman, while Owlman patrols the south. The city seems safer with two vigilantes patrolling the streets at night, but how long will peace be kept when these two heroes have completely different ideas about apprehending justice to criminals?

    Owlman is more ruthless and doesn't hesitate to kill if he deems it necessary. He is later joined by a young sidekick by the name of Jason Todd, a kid found trying to steal parts from his Owl-mobile. Jason trains to become Talon and together they form the Dreadful Duo. Jason looks at his sidekick counterpart, Dick Grayson, Robin - The Boy Wonder! as a cheap knock off of himself and immediately begins a rival relationship with him.

    When Dick Grayson becomes sick of being in Bruce's shadow, he leaves to become his own man. This amuses Jason, but terrifies him at the same time, looking at it as Dick has taken a step further than him. Jason later decides to become his own man as well, known as the Red Beak and follows Dick to Blüdhaven to bring forward his own justice on the city and keep things difficult for Nightwing.

    Batman is sad to see his former sidekick go, but is proud of him for becoming his own man. Fast forward a few years and he is discovered by a young boy named Tim Drake, who has deduced the identity of Batman and Robin. Tim later becomes Robin, the second Boy Wonder and together the Dynamic Duo returns. Owlman however has no love for his sidekick and thinks of him as a weakling for abandoning the cause. He discovers a young girl named Stephanie Brown, who later goes on to become the next Talon. He tells her about how weak her predecessor was and how she would be wise not to follow in his footsteps. Talon takes Owlman's word as law, but when she runs into Robin her feelings start getting in the way. How will Batman and Owlman react when they find out their sidekicks have fallen for each other?

    Later on Batman has discovered about Tim's relationship with Stephanie. He is weary of her since he is worried she might be a spy for Owlman. He tells Tim to be careful and that it would be best to end things with her. Tim doesn't listen and together, Stephanie and Tim talk about running away together. In a major event known as the Cataclysm, the city of Gotham is shattered by a huge earthquake and Stephanie Brown is killed by a villain called Black Skull. Owlman blames Tim for this and swears to hunt him down and kill him. Batman must defend his sidekick, but how can he keep Tim safe from a man who is his own equal?

    A few years later Owlman seems to have a new sidekick. Tim is still Robin and has served with Batman the longest. One night on patrol, he bumps into the new Talon, who seems to be more ruthless than any other Talon that came before him. Caught by surprise, Tim is gravely wounded, but is saved by Alfred in the nick of time. It is later revealed that the new Talon is no other than Damian Wayne. Owlman claims that Damian is his own son, but Bruce is really the father and they both know it. Thomas has fed the boy lies, saying that Bruce is responsible for the death of his mother, Talia. Bruce is haunted by this because Talia's death is still a mystery to him. He had always had special feelings for her.

    What happens next is still a blur, I haven't really created more with this world. I'm just fascinated that Batman might have a civil war with somebody inside of Gotham, so Gotham isn't really his city, and he has to share it.
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    Earth-61
    Quadrant: pinnacle chaos
    Number meaning: Reversion of... guess what.
    Earth of reversed ages. Here Kal-El debuted at 15 years old and started the wave of younger heroes which includes Robin (Bruce Wayne) Wonder Girl (Princess Diana), Aqualad (Arthur Curry) and Kid Flash (Barry Allen), among other. However, adult heroes than had operated in secret in this world will oppose to their methods. Among them are Captain Thunder (middle aged Billy Fawcett, who becomes younger when he shout THUNDER), Überwoman, older cousin of Superboy and the Doom Patrol, which includes Negative Woman (Rachel Roth), Robotman (Vic Stone), Animal Man (Gar Logan), veteran Mento (Daniel Chase) and leader Chief (Richard Grayson, ex-master spy)

    Earth-97
    Quadrant: Pinnacle Order
    Number meaning: Year of publishing
    The Higherverse!! Here superhumans are called "highs" and mostly they live as the same as in other universes. Among they we count: over muscled Principal, strong veteran Sixpack, night avenger Imsomniac, mystic amazon Om Shanty, tech advanced Archetype, monstuous Slag, ages old werewolf Glyph, among others, reunited in the Higher Order superteam. However, the greatest danger comes in the form of a parallel world (earth-8) which threats with interfere with the Higherverse multiversal orbit and possibly cancel their frecuency. Can be the Higherverse be saved from oblivion?

    Earth-82
    Quadrant: Pit Order
    Number meaning: Year of publishing
    World of Captain Miracle. Using the formula of earth-4, here Captain Marvel is transformed in Captain Miracle!: Fifty-something Blly Batson discovers than his life was a lie, his powers comes from kryptonian cloning (knows as Project S.H.A.Z.A.M. ) and than he must take over the planet to save it from the Ma'lecandran-Kryptonian war. With the help of the Miracle family, he will bring a new golden age to earth, even if he must impose it by force. Can Captain Miracle keep his utopia under control when the mysterious Anarky menace with bring chaos to the world?

    Earth-57
    Quadrant: Pit chaos
    Number meaning: Numerologic way to acknowledge inspiration: Gil Kane's Edge.
    Home of the Justice Squad, a military unit composed by supersoldier Superman (John Corben, man of metal-0), Batman (Jonathan Crane, chemical warfare), Wonder Woman (20-foot high Doris Zuel), the Freezer (Cap. Len Snart, who can steal speed and freezes everything), the Green Gauntlet (William Hand, holder of a mysterious alien weapon). They are here to protect american interests. If you don't like, you can leave the planet. The only one who can stop the evil ways off these "heroes" is... Snapper Carr???
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    Earth-102
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    Number meaning: Based on the year the story was published.
    Destiny On another world, mankind did not have a great destiny for greatness and instead was largely devoid of Metahumans except for a small number that develop their powers through mystical means. However, a damaged Monitor vessel crashes into the Moon where it unleashes its cargo onto Earth unleashing picotechnology in the emerging humanity gifting them supepowers by the modern day. In this age, numerous dangers are emerging on the world that threaten all of mankind. Thomas Wayne who has lived a life of sorrow when his son Bruce Wayne was killed by a mugger decides to use his fortune to make the world a better place. To that end, he gathers a number of newly emerging heroes to form the Justiceforce. This group consists of Captain Thunder, Midnight, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Triumph, Markman, and the Unknown. Among their allies is LexCorp headed by Lex Luthor; in reality a Kryptonian alien by the name of Jor-El who survived the destruction of his homeworld. Together, they battle against the tyrannical nation of Kamburu led by the alien despot Khouriga Edjem, the underground nation of Imperial Subterranea, and the sprite-intelligence Intelligence on the Moon that consists of the corrupted mind of the Monitor vessel that crashed there many years.
    Notes: Based off Malibu Comics Ultraverse and JLA: Destiny story.

    Earth-59
    Quadrant:
    Number meaning: Based on its designation of Earth-159... just remove the 1
    Earth is doomed, an unknown catastrophe is threatening to destroy the planet causing mass panic among mankind as it seems that the Last Days of Planet Earth are at hand. Some decide to erupt into violence as they are driven mad with fear where they fight a vigilante known as the Bat, others simply accept their fate but a small number decide to use the planet's technological developments to send a small number into space to survive. Among these include General Sam Lane who is desperate to save his daughters from his dying planet and uses the combined knowledge he has at the Machine to create escape vessels to them and launches them at a distant world where he hopes they will survive. That world is Krypton and both Lois Lane along with Lucy Lane arrive on that planet causing much commotion on Krypton until they are sheltered by the House of El. However, its quickly learnt that the two children develop superhuman powers due to experiments made by their father to ensure their survival on an alien world. Lois Lane becomes the superpowered Superwoman who is assisted by her sister Lucy Lane who gained hyper-intelligence. After a confrontation with the Kryptonian terror group known as Black Zero, the Green Lantern of Space Sector 2813 namely the Xudaraian Tomar-Re was slain. In his dying moment, he calls forth a successor to take over with his power ring selecting Kal-El of the House of El who becomes the new Green Lantern who joins Superwoman as they ensure enlightenment, peace and the Kryptonian Way!
    Notes: Based on these two stories but mixed it around a bit. Also, a sprinkle of this story where in this universe, Krypton was party saved by a benevolent Brainiac.

    Earth-94
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    Number meaning: Based on the year the story was published
    The Last Days of Krypton are at hand. A planetary core breach threatens to cause a chain reaction that will destroy their homeworld. Lethal radiation has begun to erupt creating a plague killing more Kryptonians. However, Jor-El has determined that the resultant catastrophe will occur slowly across the span of many years. His warnings are heeded by the Kryptonian Council who follow his and Non's advice to abandon their world. Large interstellar arks are used to take the population to a habitable world that Jor-El had discovered - Earth. Initially, they were opposed in their colonization effort but easily smash any resistance as they take their place on Earth and live alongside mankind. Jor-El decides to better work alongside mankind where he creates JorCorp that is corporate body merging human/Kryptonian technology, Lex Luthor is Jor-El's trusted right hand human who leads the company's personal security force known as Team Luthor, Bruce Wayne is the terrorist known as the Batman that ruthlessly targets Kryptonian assets, brave Lois Lane leads the Resistance and a young Kal-El is unsure of his loyalty or place in the world. He does not believe in the cold logic of his father Jor-El and finds himself intrigued by the terrorist Batman leading to himself masking himself as a vigilante that people call the Krypton Man. Does he follow his father Jor-El or his nanny Martha Kent?
    Notes: Largely based on this Elseworlds story but also a bit on Superman: Last Family of Krypton. I like the idea of mankind trying to share their world with an advanced civilization that has come to populate it.

    Earth-99
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    Number meaning: The year the story was published
    Its the year 1938 and Earth is on the cusp of a World War that could devastate the planet. Unknown to man, they are not the only intelligent life in the solar system. From the dying world of Mars, the native Ma'aleca'andrans are similarly a dying race due to a disease ravaging their biosphere. To save their kind, they have decided to conquer Earth and have sent agents disguised as humans among them. On this world resides John Jones, the Martian Manhunter who was sent to gather intelligence and sabotage humanity's defences only for him to grow fond of mankind. Despite his efforts, the dread time has come as World War Mars begins and the Ma'aleca'andrans invade only for them to fight humanity's last line of defence. Among them include the wandering Super-Man, the vigilante Bat-Man, the mystical Green Lantern and many others.
    Notes: Essentially, War of the Worlds as seen in that one story but with the Justice League but making the Green Martians/White Martians/Red Martians/Yellow Martians the enemy. I would make it that a deadly virus has infected the Martians badly forcing them to be in biosuits to maintain their functions which is why they don't steamroll Earth considering they are an entire race of J'onn J'onnz. Only a few sleeper agents would be equal to the Martian Manhunter in power. This one seems a bit sparse on heroes but in all honesty, this one I was more after the setting than the heroes... perhaps only a few superpowered individuals and the vast majority being non-powered vigilantes.

    Not exactly original ideas for all of them in terms of settings but meh... I also wouldn't mind seeing a world with Brenna Wayne Batwoman from the Dark Knight Dynasty but haven't decided on a backstory or setting yet.

    EDIT: Also, I have grown to quite like Mecha Earth from the Infinite Crisis game. A world where all the heroes are machines... K.A.L. Mind you, there is an Earth-44 that is said to have mechanical heroes so it could be the same one. But regardless, would love to see a Green Lantern Manhunter called H.A.L. #2814 among that cast.
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    Earth 68

    In this world Jor-El's rocket was launched a bit prematurely and came down in Smallville with no occupant. The thing remained buried in the ground on the Kent farm until unearthed 13 years later by a young farmhand named Lex Luthor who used the data-crystals to learn about Krypton. He used the advanced technology to found a company, LexCorp, and become the heroic armored Man of Tomorrow. The Mental Marvel of Metropolis fights a never ending battle against foes like Terra-man (Alex Holland), Mordru the Warlock, Kara Zod (widow of Lex's opponent General Zod), and Brainiac (who uses alien tech to counter Lex)

    In Gotham crime has been decreasing since the appearance of the Guardian Angel. Joseph Chill turned his life around after killing a young child and his parents during a mugging. He dedicated his life to attempting to atone for his wrongs. Those who face him have a simple choice- reform or else. The Guardian Angel is supported by a group of reformed criminals- Professor Jonathan Crane, reknown restauranteur Oswald Cobblepott, and ex-mobster Anthony Zucco amongst them. The Angel is forced to hide his identity not only from criminals seeking revenge but also from the police as Detective James Gordon has never given up on arresting the "Park Row Killer"

    Donna Troy was orphaned as a toddler when the boat she and her family was on sunk near Bermuda. The young child washed up on the beach of Themyscira where she was found by Princess Diana of the Amazons. Donna was raised along side the princess and learned the secrets of the Amazons. All would have been well except that Donna retained memories of her life before coming to the island. Shortly after her 18th birthday she escaped from the island using some sacred relics. She returned to "Man's World" becoming the hero known as Wonder Woman but was pursued by Diana who has sworn to bring her sister back from this corrupt place and restore the Amazon relics to the altars of Olympus.

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    Oooh, I like the War of the Worlds one. I'd throw in someone like Kamandi as a Killraven pastiche, but that's just me.

    Earth-95
    Quadrant: Pit-Order; close to Pinnacle
    Number meaning: This Earth right here.

    Description: An Earth in what we would think of as the Medieval period. Not so much a historic Medieval period, but the idealized world of King Arthur, Ivanhoe, the fabled chivalrous knights and the like. It's not perfect- sexism, xenophobia and religious intolerance are rampant, and the powers that be are no less corrupt and self serving than they were in our time.

    This is the world of Sir Kal, who wields a sword of fabled thunderbolt iron carved from a familiar rocket. This is the world of a Dark Knight of the Round Table.

    The heroes of this world have came together in what they call the League of Justice and gather around an old stone table, rumored to be the one used by the Knights of the Round themselves. Their members include a hermetic 'light' mage named Barrance, who utilizes arcane powers known as the Speed to gift temporary speed and heal, a role that requires he sit back in combat, which he his happy to oblige. John O' the Green is a member, a knave who learned the hard way falling asleep with pipe in one and and rotgut in the other doesn't end well, especially in marshland. He acts as a particularly cruel fool, willing to tell the truth even when he shouldn't.

    Harold, the Green Knight, is among their ranks. Harold was once squire to already fabled and romanticized Sir Alan, the Emerald Knight. Harold wields his mentor's ring and lantern, found by explorers in Arabian lands.

    A few others include Atomus the Palmer, the Viking Prince and the Demon Knights. Villains include Sir Kal's nemesis Baron Lutor and the Last Vandal, Savage of Rome. The League has also brought down more down to earth rogues, such as the clan of Sawney Bean, or the blood soaked Countess Bathory and her cousin, Count Dragul.

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    Earth 55

    This is a world where the Golden Age never ended. The JSA in 1951 faced down Joseph McCarthy and his committee bringing an early end to the Red Scare. As a result of their encounter with Ian Karkull as well as various other factors (Speed Force, Starheart, Ted Knight's Cosmic Rays, ...) the JSA remained vibrant through the 50's, 60's etc. Jay Garrick rescued a young police scientist from near electrocution in neighboring Central City in 1956. The combined efforts of the JSA (Superman, Doctor Fate, Green Lantern and in one of his last public appearances the Spectre) kept President John Kennedy from dying on November 22, 1963. Batman and Nightwing rescued heiress Patricia Hearst from the cult of Ras Al Ghul in the 1970's. Mr Terrific thwarted a robbery attempt at the Watergate Hotel.

    As the JSA achieved public victory after public victory, their private lives suffered. Bruce Wayne and his wife Selina divorced in the 70's after (faked) evidence surfaced of an affair between Bruce and heiress Talia Head. Clark and Lois Kent were working under assumed names for a branch of the Daily Planet in the Midwest by the 1980's as it became harder to hide their youth. Carter and Shiera Hall's identities were revealed when their son, Hector, was killed in a battle with Vandal Savage. Wonder Woman was exiled from her home after her marriage to the late Steven Trevor and the birth of their son, Alexander Trevor. Media mogul Alan Scott lost his company in the 1970's to a hostile takeover by Morgan Edge. Hourman suffers a heart attack at the physical age of 35 in 1967 and is forced to retire. Ted Grant and Dinah lance are forced to retire as well since they are not protected from aging. By 2014 many of the JSA have been retired by injuries (or in some cases death) but no new heroes have arisen since the mid 1950's

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    Jon Clark, I had an Earth-55 up thread, the Dark Horse Comics homage, but I don't mind changing it to another number, since 55 fits your concept better. Also, another Earth:

    Earth-66
    Quadrant: Pit-Chaos
    Number meaning: Double that of Earth-33, since like that world it *seems* to be our world
    On the face of it, Earth-66 is a world without superhumans or superpowers, or any other strange or odd occurrences. The only thing a visitor might notice is a slightly harder edge, with people more harsh, and more depressed, as if some sort of hope has left them but they don't know why. The closest thing to superheroes the world has are ordinary people who dress up to help out their communities (essentially just like the phenomenon of real-life superheroes), but they all tend to meet harsh ends when they come up against criminals.

    However, this world is far from normal. Hidden beneath the surface, a group known as the Light rules the world. Years ago, the world's greatest villains teamed up and launched a full-scale war on the heroes. It was a long, hard battle, but the villains proved triumphant and combined their superscience and magic to remake the world so that heroes had never existed. Recognizing the existence of the multiverse, they hid the existence of supervillains as well, so that no superheroes from other universes would discover what they've done and try to topple them.

    Currently, the Light's ruling council is the mad genius Dr. Sivana, the sinister cult leader Kobra, the time-travelling Epoch, the ancient and immortal Gamemnae, and the psychopathic Harley Quinn.

    The Light's newest recruit is Rose Wilson, daughter of the deceased Deathstroke, and she is being trained to take her father's place as the organizations chief executor.

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    Personally, I’d like to see “Earth-Robinson”, based primarily off of Golden Age, Starman, JSA, and Shade. Mostly, what you’d get if you folded the pre-Flashpoint JSA/JSA All-Stars into the pre-Flashpoint Earth-2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jody Garland View Post
    Oooh, I like the War of the Worlds one. I'd throw in someone like Kamandi as a Killraven pastiche, but that's just me.
    Thanks Kamandi as a Killraven style figure is a very cool idea and almost a flip of the Multiversity Anthro from S.O.S who became Immortal Man whilst this one could instead have Kamandi changed instead. Also, I like your Earth-83 'Savage Earth' idea, Karkan is interesting and Solovar is always a cool char to see in new roles.

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