Welcome to Reading Orders! If you've ever wanted to read or watch something in the actual order in which the events happened in the story, this is your site. Each of our timelines organises the unruly business of sequels and prequels and all the rest into a single coherent order, and shows it to you in an easy to follow fashion.

The Superman Movie Chronology

The Superman Movie Chronology

Featuring the definitive screen Superman and the definitive screen Clark Kent, Christopher Reeve, plus the continuations.
The World of Black Hammer Reading Order

The World of Black Hammer Reading Order

Jeff Lemire’s brilliant reimagining of classic superhero tropes.
Marvel Earth 311 — 1602

Marvel Earth 311 — 1602

Neil Gaiman re-imagines the Marvel Universe, if the Marvel Age had begun hundreds of years earlier in London.
The Nolanverse Chronology

The Nolanverse Chronology

Yet another Batman Timeline…
The Vikings Chronology

The Vikings Chronology

The History Channel’s hit series.
The Babylon 5 Chronology

The Babylon 5 Chronology

The epic science fiction series that did a ‘novel for television’ years before The Wire.
The Song of Ice and Fire Reading Order

The Song of Ice and Fire Reading Order

George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series.
The Amalgam Universe Reading Order

The Amalgam Universe Reading Order

A universe where every character is a merger of a DC character and a Marvel character. An amalgam, one might say…
The Sixth Gun Reading Order

The Sixth Gun Reading Order

Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt’s dark and horrifying western epic.
The Wet Hot American Summer Chronology

The Wet Hot American Summer Chronology

An affectionate parody of ‘summer camp’ movies from the Eighties.
The Tangent Universe Reading Order

The Tangent Universe Reading Order

The DC Universe completely reconceptualised. You know the names- but not like this
The Injustice: Gods Among Us Chronology

The Injustice: Gods Among Us Chronology

The superhero vs superhero combat games, and their associated comics.
The Sin City Reading Order

The Sin City Reading Order

Frank Miller’s neo-noir comics setting.
The Takeshi Kovacs Reading Order

The Takeshi Kovacs Reading Order

Richard K. Morgan’s excellent sci-fi noir series.
The Stranger Things Chronology

The Stranger Things Chronology

The fun Netflix show and its expansions.
The Middle Earth Legendarium Reading Order

The Middle Earth Legendarium Reading Order

The classic works of J.R.R. Tolkien, in order of their internal chronology.