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What better team-up can you have then Batman and Superman. One of the first superhero team-ups, these World’s Finest have been around since the Golden Age of DC Comics.

What’s on this World’s Finest Reading Order?

World’s Finest refers to Batman and Superman, one of DC’s most popular team-ups. DC began putting the two together in the very early days of DC Comics, and it has continued to this day.

This timeline attempts to assemble each of the major stories related to Batman and Superman team-up stories. While it might not contain every single story with the characters, it does look at the primary comics.

Where to Start?

You can start anywhere you like on this timeline. You can start with the classic stuff, or move on to the more recent comics. When you see the Volumes begin to start over with number 1, that’s often a good place to start.

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World’s Finest Reading Order 2.0

#SeriesBuyTitleTypeWritersReleased
105The Golden AgeBuySuperman: The World’s Finest Comics Archives Vol. 12004-09-01
106The Golden AgeBuyBatman: The World’s Finest Comics Archives Vol. 12002-10-01
147The Golden AgeBuySuperman: The World’s Finest Comics Archives Vol. 22009-11-03
148The Golden AgeBuyBatman: The World’s Finest Comics Archives Vol. 2, , , , 2005-01-20
178The Golden AgeBuyWorld’s Finest Comics Archives Vol. 1, , 1999-03-01
186The Silver AgeBuyWorld’s Finest Comics Archives Vol. 2, , 2002-01-01
201The Silver AgeBuyShowcase Presents: World’s Finest Vol. 1, , , , 2007-10-17
207The Silver AgeBuyWorld’s Finest Comics Archives Vol. 3, 2005-09-01
251The Silver AgeBuyShowcase Presents: World’s Finest Vol. 22008-10-28
298The Silver AgeBuyShowcase Presents: World’s Finest Vol. 32010-03-23
407Bronze AgeBuySuperman / Batman: The Saga of the Super Sons2007-12-05
608The 1990sBuySuperman: Dark Knight Over Metropolis, , , 2013-10-22
854The 2000sBuySuperman/Batman: Public Enemies2004-06-01
865The 2000sBuySuperman/Batman: Supergirl2005-03-01
883The 2000sBuySuperman/Batman: Absolute Power2005-07-01
944Identity CrisisBuySuperman/Batman: Vengeance2006-07-19
101852/One Year LaterBuySuperman/Batman: Enemies Among Us2007-06-20
1064Countdown to Final CrisisBuySuperman/Batman: Torment2008-05-06
1149Countdown to Final CrisisBuySuperman/Batman: The Search for Kryptonite, 2008-11-04
1150Countdown to Final CrisisBuySuperman/Batman: Finest Worlds, 2009-06-09
1242Blackest NightBuySuperman/Batman: Night and Day, , , 2010-08-31
1243Blackest NightBuySuperman/Batman: Big Noise2010-12-14
1252Blackest NightBuyWorld’s Finest, , 2010-06-29
1360Brightest Day/FlashpointBuySuperman/Batman: Worship2011-04-26
1361Brightest Day/FlashpointBuySuperman/Batman: Sorcerer Kings2011-11-01
1491New 52 Vol. 3 - Death of the FamilyBuyWorlds’ Finest Vol. 2: Hunt and Be Hunted, , , , , , , , 2013-11-26
1588New 52 Vol. 5 - Forever EvilBuyBatman/Superman Vol. 1: Cross World2014-05-06
1589New 52 Vol. 5 - Forever EvilBuyWorld’s Finest Vol. 3: Control Issues2014-06-17
1593New 52 Vol. 5 - Forever EvilBuyBatman/Superman Vol. 2: Game Over, 2014-11-18
1612New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures EndBuyBatman/Superman Vol. 3: Second Chance, 2015-05-12
1622New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures EndBuyBatman/Superman Vol. 4: Siege, 2015-12-22
1662New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures EndBuyBatman/Superman Vol. 5: Truth Hurts, 2016-08-16
1693New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures EndBuyWorlds’ Finest Vol. 5: Homeward Bound, 2015-06-09
1722New 52 Vol. 6 - Futures EndBuyWorlds’ Finest Vol. 6: The Secret History of Superman and Batman, 2015-12-08
1781ElseworldBuyElseworld’s Finest1997-01-01
1782ElseworldBuyElseworld’s Finest: Supergirl and Batgirl, , 1997-01-01
1783ElseworldBuySuperman/Batman: Generations2000-04-01
1784ElseworldBuySuperman/Batman: World’s Funnest2016-04-05
1785ElseworldBuySuperman/Batman: Saga of the Super Sons2017-01-31
1865DC YouBuyBatman/Superman Vol. 6: Universe’s Finest, 2017-04-11
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