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 Dorian Hawkmoon Chronology

The Dorian Hawkmoon Chronology

Michael Moorcock’s hero of post-apocalyptic Europe.
The Purge Viewing Order

The Purge Viewing Order

An America that seems all too close for comfort…
The Man With No Name Chronology

The Man With No Name Chronology

The iconic Western character, of whose assorted appearances it’s remarkable for any two to appear in the actual order they occur.
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 Chronicles of Narnia Reading Order

The Chronicles of Narnia Reading Order

C.S. Lewis’ series of genteel fantasy novels.
The Marvel Multiverse – Earth 691

The Marvel Multiverse – Earth 691

The original Guardians of the Galaxy, the Martians of H.G. Wells and Killraven, Warrior of the Worlds!
The Nolanverse Chronology

The Nolanverse Chronology

Yet another Batman Timeline…
The DC Earth One Reading Order

The DC Earth One Reading Order

Newer, updated versions of the classic DC heroes.
The Smallville Chronology

The Smallville Chronology

One of the most successful television re-imaginings of Superman, and its spinoffs.
The Dollhouse Chronology

The Dollhouse Chronology

One of Joss Whedon’s more interesting ideas, and frustratingly cut short before it could fulfil its potential.
William Gibson’s Sprawl Universe Reading Order

William Gibson’s Sprawl Universe Reading Order

The ground-breaking stories that brought cyberpunk to the mainstream.
The IDW Back to the Future Chronology

The IDW Back to the Future Chronology

The greatest time-travelling comedy trilogy of the Eighties, and its comic book continuations.
The Elric of Melniboné Chronology

The Elric of Melniboné Chronology

Michael Moorcock’s brilliant subversion of heroic fantasy tropes.
The Scarlet Traces Reading Order

The Scarlet Traces Reading Order

Ian Edginton and D’Israeli’s excellent adaptation and sequels to H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”.
The Wet Hot American Summer Chronology

The Wet Hot American Summer Chronology

An affectionate parody of ‘summer camp’ movies from the Eighties.