NewThe Marvel Universe 20: 2006

House of M: Excalibur – Prelude
Reprints Excalibur #11-14 (May 2005 – July 2005).
House of M
Reprints House of M #1-8 (August 2005 – November 2005); & The Pulse: House of M Special #1 (September 2005).
This story crosses over with the House of M universe, naturally. A full reading order for the crossover can be found here
New Thunderbolts, vol.2: Modern Marvels
Reprints New Thunderbolts #7-12 (June 2005 – November 2005).
Contains a House of M crossover.
Decimation: X-Men – The Day After
Reprints Decimation: House of M – The Day After #1 (January 2006); & X-Men #177-181 (January 2006 – March 2006).
Decimation: X-Men – Generation M
Reprints Generation M #1-5 (January 2006 – May 2006).
Decimation: Sentinel Squad O*N*E
Reprints Sentinel Squad O*N*E #1-5 (March 2006 – July 2006).
Decimation: X-Men – The 198
Reprints X-Men: The 198 #1-5 (March 2006 – July 2006); & X-Men: The 198 Files #1 (March 2006).
New Excalibur, vol.1: Defenders Of The Realm
Reprints New Excalibur #1-7 (January 2006 – July 2006).
Must occur before Deadly Genesis.
X-Men: Deadly Genesis
Reprints X-Men: Deadly Genesis #1-6 (January 2006 – July 2006).
Sentry: Reborn
Reprints Sentry #1-8 (November 2006 – June 2007).
The Thing: Idol of Millions
Reprints The Thing #1-8 (January 2006 – August 2006).
Young Avengers, vol.2: Family Matters
Reprints Young Avengers #7-12 (October 2005 – August 2006) & Special #1 (February 2006).
Must occur before Jessica Jones quits her job at the Daily Bugle.
Nextwave: Agents Of H.A.T.E., vol.1: This Is What They Want
Reprints Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. #1-6 (March 2006 – August 2006).
The two volumes of Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. do not connect with any other stories being published at that time, and are best read one after the other.
Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E., vol.2: I Kick Your Face
Reprints Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. #7-12 (September 2006 – February 2007).
Despite more or less paralleling it in publication, Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. occurs entirely prior to Civil War.
Black Panther: Bad Mutha
Reprints Black Panther #10-13 (January 2006 – April 2006).
Occurs after Monica Rambeau joins Nextwave.
New Thunderbolts, vol.3: Right Of Power
Reprints New Thunderbolts #13-18 (December 2005 – April 2006); & Thunderbolts #100 (May 2006).
Must occur after the Avengers publicly announce their reformation.
Marvel Team-Up, vol.3: League of Losers
Reprints Marvel Team-Up #14-18 (January 2006 – May 2006).
This volume features a crossover with the Invincible Universe.
The Pulse, vol.3: Fear
Reprints The Pulse #11-14 (November 2005 – May 2006); & New Avengers #1 (June 2006).
Must occur after Jessica Jones quits her job at the Daily Bugle.
Runaways, vol.5: Escape to New York
Reprints Runaways #7-12 (October 2005 – March 2006).
Cage mentions that he is now a father in this book
Runaways, vol.6: Parental Guidance
Reprints Runaways #13-18 (April 2006 – October 2006).
Spider-Man: The Other
Reprints The Amazing Spider-Man #525-528 (December 2005 – March 2006); Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1-4 (December 2005 – March 2006); & Marvel Knights Spider-Man #19-22 (December 2005 – March 2006).
X-Factor, vol.1: The Longest Night
Reprints X-Factor #1-6 (January 2006 – June 2006).
Iron Man, vol.2: Execute Program
Reprints Iron Man #7-12 (June 2006 – November 2006).
Moon Knight, vol.1: The Bottom
Reprints Moon Knight #1-6 (June 2006 – November 2006).
Fantastic Four: The Life Fantastic
Reprints Fantastic Four #533-535 (January 2006 – April 2006) & Special #1 (February 2006); Fantastic Four: A Death in the Family #1 (July 2006); & Fantastic Four: The Wedding Special #1 (January 2006).
Incredible Hulk: Prelude to Planet Hulk
Reprints Incredible Hulk #88-91 (January 2006 – March 2006); & Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Hulk 2004 (2004).
Marvel Knights Fantastic Four, vol.5: The Resurrection of Nicholas Scratch
Reprints Marvel Knights 4 #25-27 (February 2006 – April 2006); & Four #28-30 (May 2006 – August 2006).
Immediately follows Prelude to Planet Hulk but precedes Road to Civil War
Union JackCaptain America: Red Menace, Book One
Reprints Captain America #15-17 (April 2006 – June 2006) & 65th Anniversary Special #1 (May 2006).
Captain America: Red Menace, Book Two
Reprints Captain America #18-21 (July 2006 – October 2006).
Union Jack: London Falling
Reprints Union Jack #1-4 (November 2006 – February 2007).
Ares: God of War
Reprints Ares #1-5 (March 2006 – July 2006).
Ghost Rider, vol.1: Vicious Cycle
Reprints Ghost Rider #1-5 (September 2006 – January @007).
Beyond!
Reprints Beyond! #1-6 (September 2006 – February 2007).
Runaways, vol.4: True Believers
Reprints Runaways #1-6 (April 2006 – September 2006).
The Road to Civil War
Reprints New Avengers: Illuminati #1 (May 2006); Fantastic Four #536-537 (May 2006 – June 2006); & Amazing Spider-Man #529-531 (April 2006 – June 2006).
Must occur after the Prelude to Planet Hulk.
Decimation: X-Men – Son of M
Reprints Son of M #1-6 (February 2006 – July 2006).
Although labelled a Decimation title, it fits best here based on Black Bolt’s appearances in the three immediately preceding books.
Incredible Hulk: Planet Hulk
Reprints Incredible Hulk #92-105 (April 2006 – June 2007); Planet Hulk: Gladiator Guidebook #1 (July 2006); Amazing Fantasy #15 (January 2006); & Giant-Size Hulk #1 (August 2006).
The Silver Surfer’s appearance here must occur before his appearances in the Annihilation books.
Annihilation, Book 1
Reprints Drax the Destroyer #1-4 (November 2005 – February 2006); Annihilation Prologue #1 (April 2006); & Annihilation: Nova #1-4 (June 2006 – September 2006).
For a more detailed reading order of this event, go here.
Annihilation, Book 2
Reprints Annihilation: Ronan #1-4 (June 2006 – September 2006); Annihilation: Silver Surfer #1-4 (June 2006 – September 2006); & Annihilation: Super-Skrull #1-4 (June 2006 – September 2006).
Uncanny X-Men: Rise & Fall of the Shi’ar Empire
Reprints Uncanny X-Men #475-486 (September 2006 – July 2007).
Occurs more or less in parallel with Annihilation.
Daredevil: The Murdock Papers
Reprints Daredevil #76-81 (October 2005 – March 2006).
New Avengers, vol.4: The Collective
Reprints New Avengers #14-20 (April 2006 – August 2006).
Must occur after Spider-Man gets the ‘Iron Spider‘ costume in Road to Civil War.
Ms. Marvel, vol.1: Best of the Best
Reprints Giant-Size Ms. Marvel #1 (April 2006); & Ms. Marvel #1-5 (May 2006 – September 2006).
Contains a story set during House of M, but is best read following her appearance in New Avengers: the Collective. It immediately leads into Civil War.
Black Panther: The Bride
Reprints Black Panther #14-18 (May 2006 – September 2006).
This story overlaps with Civil War but contains no particular plot spoilers and can safely be read before the main action of Civil War.
Civil War
Reprints Civil War #1-7 (July 2006 – January 2007).
A complete reading order for this event can be found here.
Civil War: Front Line, Book 1
Reprints Civil War: Front Line #1-6 (August 2006 – November 2006).
New Avengers, vol.5: Civil War
Reprints New Avengers #21-25 (August 2006 – December 2006).
Cable & Deadpool, vol.6: Paved with Good Intentions
Reprints Cable & Deadpool #30-35 (September 2006 – February 2007).
Black Panther: Civil War
Reprints Black Panther #19-25 (October 2006 – April 2007).
Ms. Marvel, vol.2: Civil War
Reprints Ms. Marvel #6-10 (October 2006 – February 2007) & Special #1 (March 2007).
Civil War: X-Men
Reprints Civil War: X-Men #1-4 (September 2006 – December 2006).
Civil War: Thunderbolts
Reprints Thunderbolts #101-105 (Hune 2006 – October 2006).
Civil War: Heroes For Hire
Reprints Heroes For Hire #1-5 (October 2006 – February 2007).
Punisher War Journal, vol.1: Civil War
Reprints Punisher War Journal #1-4 (January 2007 – April 2007).
Civil WarCaptain America, vol.5: Civil War
Reprints Captain America #22-24 (November 2006 – January 2007); & Captain America: Winter Kills #1 (February 2007).
Civil War: War Crimes
Reprints Civil War: War Crimes #1 (February 2007); & Underworld #1-5 (April 2006 – August 2006).
Civil War: Fantastic Four
Reprints Fantastic Four #538-543 (August 2006 – March 2007).
Amazing Spider-Man and Fantastic Four also cross over with each other.
Civil War: Amazing Spider-Man
Reprints Amazing Spider-Man #532-538 (July 2006 – March 2007).
Amazing Spider-Man and Fantastic Four also cross over with each other.
Civil War: Marvel Universe
Reprints Civil War: Choosing Sides #1 (December 2006); Civil War: The Initiative #1 (April 2007); Civil War: The Return #1 (March 2007); & She-Hulk #8 (July 2006).
Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways
Reprints Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways #1-4 (September 2006 – December 2006).
Civil War: Wolverine
Reprints Wolverine #42-48 (July 2006 – January 2007).
X-Factor, vol.2: Life and Death Matters
Reprints X-Factor #7-12 (July 2006 – December 2006).
Civil War: Peter Parker, Spider-Man
Reprints The Sensational Spider-Man #28-34 (September 2006 – March 2007).
She-Hulk, vol.4: Laws of Attraction
Reprints She-Hulk #6-13 (May 2006 – December 2006).
Thunderbolts: Guardian Protocols
Reprints Thunderbolts #106-109 (November 2006 – February 2007).
Ghost Rider, vol.2: The Life & Death of Johnny Blaze
Reprints Ghost Rider #6-11 (February 2007 – July 2007).
Civil War: Front Line, Book 2
Reprints Civil War: Front Line #7-11 (December 2006 – April 2007).
This volume contains epilogue stories to Civil War and is best read at the end of the storyline.
The Death of Captain America, vol.1: The Death of the Dream
Reprints Captain America #25-30 (April 2007 – November 2007).
This volume contains epilogue stories to Civil War and is best read at the end of the storyline.
Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America
Reprints Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America #1-5 (June 2007 – August 2007).
Iron Man, vol.3: Civil War
Reprints Iron Man #13-14 (December 2006 – January 2007); Iron Man/Captain America: Casualties of War #1 (February 2007); & Civil War: The Confession #1 (May 2007).
This volume contains epilogue stories to Civil War and is best read at the end of the storyline.
Annihilation, Book 3
Reprints Annihilation #1-6 (October 2006 – March 2007); Annihilation: The Nova Corps Files #1 (October 2006); & Annihilation: Heralds Of Galactus #1-2 (April 2007 – May 2007).
This volume occurs during Civil War, but do not directly cross over with it.
Eternals
Reprints Eternals #1-7 (August 2006 – March 2007).
This volume occurs during Civil War, but do not directly cross over with it.
Moon Knight, vol.2: Midnight Sun
Reprints Moon Knight #7-13 (January 2007 – December 2007) & Annual #1 (January 2008).
This volume occurs during Civil War, but do not directly cross over with it.
Runaways Vol. 7: Live Fast
Reprints Runaways #19-24 (October 2006 – March 2007).
Contains events that occur both before and after Civil War: Young Avengers/Runaways, but is best read here.
Daredevil: The Devil, Inside and Out, vol.1
Reprints Daredevil #82-87 (April 2006 – September 2006).
Occurs more or less in parallel with Civil War, but finishes after it.
White Tiger: A Hero’s Compulsion
Reprints White Tiger #1-6 (January 2007 – November 2007).
Occurs in parallel with Daredevil: The Devil, Inside and Out, vol.1 but takes place immediately prior to Civil War – placed here to avoid spoilers for the Daredevil story.
Thunderbolts Presents: Zemo – Born Better
Reprints Thunderbolts Presents: Zemo – Born Better #1-4 (April 2007 – July 2007)>.
Occurs immediately after Civil War.

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