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What is in the Crisis – Zero Hour Timeline?

This Crisis through Zero Hour timeline records the trades between Crisis on Infinite Earths and Zero Hour. Crisis was DC’s first major reboot of their characters. Zero Hour was the second, though it did not have the same effect as Crisis. This timeline lists all of the trades between these two events.

As with the other comic book timelines, this one lists the publication dates of the trade paperbacks and not the original comics they collect. Additionally, trade paperbacks can have many authors, so you may see a lot of authors listed here. Original publication dates are harder to track down, and so we focus on the trade paperback publication dates. Suffice it to say, these comics came out between 1985 and 1994 when Crisis on Infinite Earths and Zero Hour were respectively released.

If you enjoyed this timeline, you might enjoy some of our others, such as the Arrowverse timeline. A shared universe based on many of the characters that appear in this timeline. And as always, if you see anything on this timeline that needs to change, please let us know. We love to hear any and all feedback you have for us.

The Crisis to Zero Hour Timeline 2.0

#SeriesBuyTitleTypeWritersReleasedmedia__type_hfilterwriter_hfilter
445LegendsBuyBatman: Year One2007-01-10graphic-novelfrank-miller
446LegendsBuyCatwoman: Her Sister’s Keeper1991-05-01graphic-novelmindy-newell
447LegendsBuySuperman: The Man of Steel Vol. 1, 1991-09-01graphic-noveljon-bogdanove louise-simonson
448LegendsBuyTales of the Green Lantern Corps Vol. 32010-12-21graphic-novelmike-w-barrlen-wein
449LegendsBuyWonder Woman: Gods and Mortals, , 2004-03-01graphic-novelgeorge-perez greg-potter len-wein
450LegendsBuyLegends: The Collection, 1993-07-01graphic-noveljohn-ostrander len-wein
451LegendsBuySuperman: The Man of Steel Vol. 2, 2003-11-01graphic-noveljohn-byrne marv-wolfman
452LegendsBuyJustice League International Vol. 12008-03-12graphic-novelj-m-dematteis
453LegendsBuySuicide Squad: Trial by Fire2011-02-15graphic-noveljohn-ostrander
454LegendsBuyBatman: Birth of the Demon, 2012-03-13graphic-noveldennis-oneil mike-w-barr
455LegendsBuyBatman in the Eighties, , , , , 2004-10-01graphic-novelalan-brennert barbara-kesel doug-moench gerry-conway len-wein mike-w-barr
456LegendsBuyBatman: Year Two: Fear the Reaper2002-12-01graphic-novelmike-w-barr
457LegendsBuySuperman: The Man of Steel Vol. 3, 2004-10-01graphic-noveljohn-byrne marv-wolfman
458LegendsBuySuperman: The Man of Steel Vol. 4, , 2005-09-01graphic-noveljohn-byrne marv-wolfman paul-levitz
459LegendsBuySuperman: The Man of Steel Vol. 5, , 2006-11-15graphic-noveljohn-byrne marv-wolfman paul-levitz
460LegendsBuySuperman: The Man of Steel Vol. 6, , 2008-03-05graphic-noveljohn-byrne marv-wolfman paul-levitz
461LegendsBuyQuestion: Zen and Violence2007-10-03graphic-noveldennis-oneil
462LegendsBuyQuestion: Poisoned Ground2008-05-13graphic-noveldennis-oneil
463LegendsBuyGreen Arrow: The Longbow Hunters1991-09-01graphic-novelmike-grell
464LegendsBuySaga of the Swamp Thing Vol. 52011-07-12graphic-novelalan-moore
465LegendsBuySaga of the Swamp Thing Vol. 62011-11-15graphic-novelalan-moore
467MillenniumBuyMillennium2008-08-19graphic-novelsteve-englehart
468MillenniumBuyJustice League International Vol. 2, 2008-08-19graphic-novelj-m-dematteis keith-giffen
469MillenniumBuyShowcase Presents: Booster Gold2008-03-26graphic-noveldan-jurgens
470MillenniumBuyWonder Woman: Challenge of the Gods, 2004-10-01graphic-novelgeorge-perez len-wein
471MillenniumBuySuperman: The Man of Steel Vol. 72013-02-12graphic-noveljohn-byrne
472MillenniumBuyWonder Woman: Beauty and the Beasts, , 2005-10-01graphic-novelgeorge-perez john-byrne len-wein
473MillenniumBuyHellblazer Vol. 1: Original Sins2011-03-08graphic-noveljamie-delano
476MillenniumBuyWonder Woman: Destiny Calling2006-06-21graphic-novelgeorge-perez
477MillenniumBuyHawk and Dove, 1993-11-01graphic-novelbabara-kesel karl-kesel
478MillenniumBuySword of the Atom2007-09-05graphic-noveljan-strnad
479MillenniumBuyCosmic Odyssey2003-03-04graphic-noveljim-starlin
480MillenniumBuyDeadshot: Beginnings, , , 2013-11-05graphic-noveldoug-moench john-ostrander kim-yale steve-englehart
481MillenniumBuyBatman: Ten Nights of the Beast1994-10-01graphic-noveljim-starlin
482MillenniumBuyBatman: The Cult2009-12-15graphic-noveljim-starlin
483MillenniumBuyDC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore2006-01-04graphic-novelalan-moore
484MillenniumBuyHellblazer Vol. 2: The Devil You Know2012-01-03graphic-noveljamie-delano
485MillenniumBuyBatman: The Killing Joke2008-03-19graphic-novelalan-moore
486MillenniumBuyBatman Second Chances, , 2015-07-21graphic-noveljim-starlin jo-duffy max-allan-collins
487MillenniumBuyBatman: A Death in the Family2011-11-22graphic-noveljim-starlin
488InvasionBuyInvasion!, 2008-09-09graphic-novelbill-mantlo keith-giffen
489InvasionBuyJustice League International Vol. 32008-11-18graphic-noveldan-jurgens
490InvasionBuyAnimal Man Vol. 12001-05-01graphic-novelgrant-morrison
491InvasionBuyJustice League International Vol. 42009-03-17graphic-noveldan-jurgens
492InvasionBuyNightwing: Old Friends, New Enemies2013-08-20graphic-novelmarv-wolfman
493InvasionBuyDoom Patrol: Crawling From the Wreckage2000-04-17graphic-novelgrant-morrison
494InvasionBuyDoom Patrol: The Painting That Ate Paris2004-10-01graphic-novelgrant-morrison
495InvasionBuyAbsolute Sandman Vol. 12006-11-01graphic-novelneil-gaiman
496InvasionBuyAbsolute Sandman Vol. 22007-10-31graphic-novelneil-gaiman
497InvasionBuyAbsolute Death2009-10-20graphic-novelneil-gaiman
498InvasionBuyQuestion: Epitaph for a Hero2008-11-11graphic-noveldennis-oneil
499InvasionBuyQuestion: Welcome to Oz2009-04-28graphic-noveldennis-oneil
500The 1990sBuySuperman: Exile, , , 1998-06-01graphic-noveldan-jurgens george-perez jerry-ordway roger-stern
501The 1990sBuySuperman in the Eighties, , , , , , , 2006-04-19graphic-novelcary-bates ed-hannigan george-perez john-byrne len-wein marv-wolfman paul-kupperberg roger-stern
502The 1990sBuyHellblazer Vol. 3: The Fear Machine2012-06-26graphic-noveljamie-delano
588The 1990sBuyBatman: Blind Justice, 2005-05-01graphic-noveldenys-cowan sam-hamm
589The 1990sBuyBatman: The Many Deaths of the Batman, 1992-01-01graphic-noveljim-aparo john-byrne
590The 1990sBuyBatman: A Lonely Place of Dying, 1990-02-01graphic-novelgeorge-perez marv-wolfman
591The 1990sBuyBatman: Bride of the Demon1990-01-01graphic-novelmike-w-barr
592The 1990sBuyAdam Strange: The Man of Two Worlds2003-03-01graphic-novelrichard-bruning
593The 1990sBuyHawkworld1991-09-01graphic-noveltim-truman
594The 1990sBuyBatman: Shaman1993-05-01graphic-noveldennis-oneil
595The 1990sBuySecret Origins of the World’s Greatest Super-Heroes1991-09-01graphic-noveldennis-oneil
596The 1990sBuyGreen Lantern: Emerald Dawn Vol. 11991-09-01graphic-novelkeith-giffengerard-jones
597The 1990sBuyGreen Lantern: Emerald Dawn Vol. 22003-04-01graphic-novelkeith-giffengerard-jones
598The 1990sBuyGreen Lantern: The Road Back2003-06-01graphic-novelgerard-jones
599The 1990sBuyAnimal Man: Origin of the Species2002-07-01graphic-novelgrant-morrison
600The 1990sBuyAnimal Man: Deus Ex Machina2003-11-01graphic-novelgrant-morrison
601The 1990sBuyTime Masters, , 2008-02-13graphic-novelbob-wayne jose-marzan lewis-shiner
602The 1990sBuyJustice League International Vol. 52011-01-25graphic-novelgerard-jones
603The 1990sBuyJustice League International Vol. 62011-05-31graphic-noveldan-jurgens
604The 1990sBuyQuestion: Riddles2009-10-27graphic-noveldennis-oneil
605The 1990sBuyQuestion: Peacemaker2010-05-18graphic-noveldennis-oneil
606The 1990sBuySuperman: Eradication, , 1996-01-01graphic-noveldan-jurgens jerry-ordway roger-stern
607The 1990sBuyLobo’s Greatest Hits1992-01-01graphic-novelalan-grant
608The 1990sBuySuperman: Dark Knight Over Metropolis, , , 2013-10-22graphic-noveldan-jurgens jerry-ordway john-byrne roger-stern
610The 1990sBuySuperman: Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite, , 1996-09-01graphic-noveldan-jurgens jerry-ordway roger-stern
611The 1990sBuySuperman: Time and Time Again, , 1994-10-01graphic-noveldan-jurgens jerry-ordway roger-stern
612The 1990sBuyRobin: A Hero Reborn, 1998-02-23graphic-novelalan-grant chuck-dixon
613The 1990sBuyRobin: Tragedy and Triumph, 1993-11-01graphic-novelalan-grant chuck-dixon
614The 1990sBuyBatman: The Last Arkham1995-10-01graphic-novelalan-grant
615The 1990sBuyBatman: Gothic2015-07-28graphic-novelgrant-morrison
616The 1990sBuyBatman: Prey2012-06-05graphic-noveldoug-moench
617The 1990sBuyBatman: Venom2012-04-24graphic-noveldennis-oneil
618The 1990sBuySuperman: Panic in the Sky, , 1993-03-01graphic-noveldan-jurgens jerry-ordway roger-stern
619The 1990sBuySuperman: They Saved Luthor’s Brain2000-02-01graphic-noveljohn-byrne
620The 1990sBuyDeathstroke, the Terminator: Full Cycle1992-01-01graphic-novelmarv-wolfman
621The 1990sBuyLobo: Portrait of a Bastich2012-10-02graphic-novelpeter-tomasi
622The 1990sBuyRay: In a Blaze of Power1994-03-01graphic-noveljack-c-harris
623The 1990sBuyFlash: The Return of Barry Allen1996-07-01graphic-novelmark-waid
624The 1990sBuyBatman: Sword of Azrael1993-06-10graphic-noveldennis-oneil
625The 1990sBuyRobin: Cry of the Huntress2015-12-01graphic-novelchuck-dixon
626The 1990sBuyDeadman: Lost Souls, 1995-05-01graphic-novelkelley-jones mike-baron
627The 1990sBuySpectre: Crimes and Punishments1993-10-08graphic-noveljohn-ostrander
628The 1990sBuyDoom Patrol: Down Paradise Way2005-11-01graphic-novelgrant-morrison
629The 1990sBuyDoom Patrol: Musclebound2006-08-30graphic-novelgrant-morrison-paul-kupperbergrichard-case
630The 1990sBuyDoom Patrol: Magic Bus2007-01-31graphic-novelgrant-morrison
631The 1990sBuyDoom Patrol: Planet Love, , 2008-01-16graphic-novelgrant-morrison paul-kupperberg richard-case
632The 1990sBuyDeath of Superman, , , 2013-02-26graphic-noveldan-jurgens jerry-ordway louise-simonson roger-stern
633The 1990sBuySuperman: World Without a Superman, , , , 1993-04-14graphic-noveldan-jurgens jerry-ordway karl-kesel louise-simonson roger-stern
634The 1990sBuyBatman: Faces2008-07-29graphic-novelmatt-wagner
635The 1990sBuyBatman: Four of a Kind, , 1998-04-01graphic-novelalan-grant chuck-dixon doug-moench
637The 1990sBuyBatman: Other Realms, , 1998-07-01graphic-novelbo-hampton mark-kneece scott-hampton
636The 1990sBuyBatman: Collected Legends of the Dark Knight, , 1994-05-01graphic-novelalan-grant james-robinson john-francis-moore
638The 1990sBuyBatman: Dark Legends, , , 1996-06-01graphic-novelalan-grant bryan-talbot dennis-oneil mike-mignola
639The 1990sBuyBatman: Knightfall vol. 1., , 2012-05-01graphic-novelalan-grant chuck-dixon doug-moench
640The 1990sBuyBatman: Knightfall vol. 2: Knightquest, , , 2012-05-29graphic-novelalan-grant chuck-dixon doug-moench jo-duffy
641The 1990sBuyRobin: Flying Solo2000-07-01graphic-novelchuck-dixon
642The 1990sBuyBatman: Knightfall vol. 3: Knightsend, , , , 2012-09-11graphic-novelalan-grant chuck-dixon dennis-oneil doug-moench jo-duffy
643The 1990sBuySuperman: The Return of Superman, , , 1993-09-03graphic-novelbrett-breeding dan-jurgens jon-bogdanove tom-grummett
644The 1990sBuyGreen Lantern: Emerald Twilight/New Dawn2003-10-01graphic-novelron-marz
645The 1990sBuySuperman: Bizarro’s World, , , 1996-03-01graphic-noveldan-jurgens karl-kesel louise-simons roger-stern
646The 1990sBuySuperman/Doomsday: Hunter/Prey, , , , , , 1995-09-01graphic-novelbill-oakley brett-breeding chris-duffy dan-jurgens frank-pittarese gregory-wright mike-carlin
647The 1990sBuySteel: The Forging of a Hero1997-09-01graphic-novel
648The 1990sBuyAquaman: Time and Tide, , 1996-02-01graphic-novelbrad-vancata kirk-jarvinen peter-david
649The 1990sBuyPower of Shazam1995-05-01graphic-noveljerry-ordway
650Zero HourBuyImpulse: Reckless Youth1997-04-01graphic-novelmark-waid
651Zero HourBuyZero Hour: Crisis in Time1994-08-23graphic-noveldan-jurgens
652Zero HourBuyFlash: Terminal Velocity1995-09-01graphic-novelmark-waid
653Zero HourBuyGreen Lantern: Baptism of Fire1999-03-10graphic-novelron-marz
654Zero HourBuyStarman: Sins of the Father1996-01-01graphic-noveljames-robinson
655Zero HourBuyWonder Woman: The Contest1995-04-01graphic-novelwilliam-messner-loebs
656Zero HourBuyWonder Woman: The Challenge of Artemis1996-05-01graphic-novelwilliam-messner-loebs
657Zero HourBuySuperman: The Death of Clark Kent, , , , 1997-05-01graphic-noveldan-jurgens david-michelinie karl-kesel louise-simonson roger-stern
658Zero HourBuyLegion of Super-Heroes: The Beginning of Tomorrow, , 1999-09-01graphic-novelmark-waid tom-mccraw tom-peyer
659Zero HourBuySovereign Seven1996-08-01graphic-novelchris-claremont
660Zero HourBuyCatwoman: The Catfile1996-04-01graphic-novelchuck-dixon
661Zero HourBuyBatman: Prodigal, , 1998-01-01graphic-novelalan-grant chuck-dixon doug-moench
662Zero HourBuyNightwing: Ties That Bind, 1997-09-01graphic-novelalan-grant dennis-oneil
663Zero HourBuyBatman: Anarky1999-02-22graphic-novelalan-grant
664Zero HourBuyBatman: The Chalice1999-12-01graphic-novelchuck-dixon
665Zero HourBuyAbsolute Sandman Vol. 32008-06-17graphic-novelneil-gaiman
666Zero HourBuyAbsolute Sandman Vol. 42008-11-11graphic-novelneil-gaiman

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