DC Events Timeline and Recommended Reading

Reading everything is pretty much impossible. But if you want the best of the best, and the most important events, use this DC reading order.

What’s in the DC Events Timeline?

This is our DC Events timeline, which includes recommended reading scattered throughout the entire DC universe, starting before Crisis on Infinite Earths, and going all the way until the most recent Convergence event.

As with our other comic-based timelines, we have omitted the authors and years on the timeline. This is because any trade may have multiple authors, and the dates for the trade’s release do not necessarily reflect the dates of original publication. So to avoid confusion we’ve left out both.

We hope you enjoy this DC events timeline. If you see any major DC publications or events that should be on this list, let us know ASAP and we’ll add it on. We love to hear any and all feedback you have for us. Additionally, if you’re interested in more DC Comics timelines, visit our DC Comics hub!

entries

ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

651

Zero Hour

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens

1994-08-23

665

Zero Hour

Graphic Novel

Neil Gaiman

2008-06-17

666

Zero Hour

Graphic Novel

Neil Gaiman

2008-11-11

1882

Watchmen

Graphic Novel

Alan Moore

2013-06-04

672.001

Underworld Unleashed

Graphic Novel

Mark Waid

1998-04-01

185

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

John Broome
Robert Kanigher

2009-09-29

265

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Gardner Fox
John Broome
Mike Friedrich

2006-01-01

12

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2006-01-04

16

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Bill Finger

2005-04-01

59

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

William Moulton Marston

2010-03-23

65

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

C.C. Beck
Otto Binder

1998-05-04

832

The 2000s

Graphic Novel

Jeph Loeb

2011-12-06

854

The 2000s

Graphic Novel

Jeph Loeb

2004-06-01

865

The 2000s

Graphic Novel

Jeph Loeb

2005-03-01

639

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Alan Grant
Chuck Dixon
Doug Moench

2012-05-01

640

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Alan Grant
Chuck Dixon
Doug Moench
Jo Duffy

2012-05-29

642

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Alan Grant
Chuck Dixon
Dennis O’Neil
Doug Moench
Jo Duffy

2012-09-11

643

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Brett Breeding
Dan Jurgens
Jon Bogdanove
Tom Grummett

1993-09-03

644

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Ron Marz

2003-10-01

596

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Keith GiffenGerard Jones

1991-09-01

597

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Keith GiffenGerard Jones

2003-04-01

618

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens
Jerry Ordway
Roger Stern

1993-03-01

632

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens
Jerry Ordway
Louise Simonson
Roger Stern

2013-02-26

633

The 1990s

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens
Jerry Ordway
Karl Kesel
Louise Simonson
Roger Stern

1993-04-14

1883

Rebirth

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens

2016-09-06

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