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 Arrowverse

The Arrowverse

The CW’s television superhero universe!
The GrimJack Reading Order

The GrimJack Reading Order

John Ostrander and Tim Truman’s legendary comic series
The Monkeyverse Reading Order

The Monkeyverse Reading Order

Earth 8101 in the Marvel Multiverse, the Monkeyverse. Just like Marvel Zombies, only with non-human primates and really horrible puns.
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.
The World of Black Hammer Reading Order

The World of Black Hammer Reading Order

Jeff Lemire’s brilliant reimagining of classic superhero tropes.
The Gotham Chronology

The Gotham Chronology

The story of Bruce Wayne and Gotham City between his parent’s murder and becoming the Batman.
The Smallville Chronology

The Smallville Chronology

One of the most successful television re-imaginings of Superman, and its spinoffs.
The CW’s Supergirl Chronology

The CW’s Supergirl Chronology

The CW Network’s new take on Supergirl, plus its tie-ins and crossovers.
The Vikings Chronology

The Vikings Chronology

The History Channel’s hit series.
The Purge Viewing Order

The Purge Viewing Order

An America that seems all too close for comfort…
The Fargo Viewing Order

The Fargo Viewing Order

A homespun murder story.
The Watchmen Chronology

The Watchmen Chronology

Who watches the Watchmen?
The DC Earth One Reading Order

The DC Earth One Reading Order

Newer, updated versions of the classic DC heroes.
The Astro City Reading Order

The Astro City Reading Order

Kurt Busiek’s Astro City is the most interesting – and most human – superhero universe there is.
The Drageara Reading Order

The Drageara Reading Order

Steven Brust’s wonderful fantasy series featuring Vlad Taltos and his world.
The Nolanverse Chronology

The Nolanverse Chronology

Yet another Batman Timeline…