DC Master Reading Order

This part of the reading order starts off with a revamped Justice League being written by Grant Morrison and also sees the return of the Justice Society.  The DC One Million event depicts the DC Universe 83,000 years in the future.  Gotham City continues to have a bad time in Batman: Cataclysm and the government finally says enough is enough in Batman: No Man’s Land.

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Not including events
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Black entries are ongoing series
Green entries are Limited series
Red entries are One-Shots
Orange are alternate universe stories
Blue is for comments

Part 4

JLA Secret Files and Origins #1 (1997)

JLA #1 (1997)
JLA #2
JLA #3
JLA #4
JLA #5
JLA #6
JLA #7
JLA #8
JLA #9
JLA #10
JLA #11
JLA #12
JLA #13
JLA #14
JLA #15

Starman Vol. 2 #30
Starman Vol. 2 #31
Starman Vol. 2 #32
Starman Vol. 2 #33
Starman Vol. 2 #34

The Spectre Vol. 3 #51
The Spectre Vol. 3 #52
The Spectre Vol. 3 #53
The Spectre Vol. 3 #54
The Spectre Vol. 3 #55
The Spectre Vol. 3 #56

Supergirl Plus The Power of Shazam! #1 (1997)

Azrael #27
Azrael #28
Azrael #29
Azrael #30
Azrael #31
Azrael #32
Azrael #33

Birds of Prey: Batgirl #1 (1998)

Supergirl Vol. 4 #5
Supergirl Vol. 4 #6
Supergirl Vol. 4 #7
Supergirl Vol. 4 #8
Supergirl Vol. 4 #9
Supergirl Vol. 4 #10
Supergirl Vol. 4 #11
Supergirl Vol. 4 #12
Supergirl Vol. 4 #13

Aquaman Vol. 5 #27
Aquaman Vol. 5 #28
Aquaman Vol. 5 #29
Aquaman Vol. 5 #30
Aquaman Vol. 5 #31
Aquaman Vol. 5 #32
Aquaman Vol. 5 #33
Aquaman Vol. 5 #34
Aquaman Vol. 5 #35
Aquaman Vol. 5 #36

Robin Vol. 4 #36
Robin Vol. 4 #37
Robin Vol. 4 #38
Robin Vol. 4 #39
Robin Vol. 4 #40
Robin Vol. 4 #41
Robin Vol. 4 #42
Robin Vol. 4 #43
Robin Vol. 4 #44
Robin Vol. 4 #45

The Spectre Vol. 3 #57

Read Genesis here.

The Spectre Vol. 3 #59
The Spectre Vol. 3 #60
The Spectre Vol. 3 #61
The Spectre Vol. 3 #62

Green Arrow Vol. 2 #124
Green Arrow Vol. 2 #125

Green Lantern Vol. 3 #92

Green Arrow Vol. 2 #126
Green Arrow Vol. 2 #127
Green Arrow Vol. 2 #128
Green Arrow Vol. 2 #129

Batman/Phantom Stranger #1 (1997)

Nightwing Vol. 2 #16
Nightwing Vol. 2 #17
Nightwing Vol. 2 #18

Superman: Man of Steel #75

Power of Shazam! #31
Power of Shazam! #32
Power of Shazam! #33
Power of Shazam! #34

Starman Vol. 2 #39

Power of Shazam! #35

Starman Vol. 2 #40

Power of Shazam! #36

Superman: Distant Fire #1 (1998)

The Flash Vol. 2 #130
The Flash Vol. 2 #131
The Flash Vol. 2 #132
The Flash Vol. 2 #133
The Flash Vol. 2 #134

Legends of the Dark Knight #109
Legends of the Dark Knight #110
Legends of the Dark Knight #111

Birds of Prey: Ravens #1 (1998)

Robin Vol. 4 #47
Robin Vol. 4 #48
Robin Vol. 4 #49
Robin Vol. 4 #50
Robin Vol. 4 #51

Starman: The Mist #1 (1998)

Azrael #35
Azrael #36
Azrael #37
Azrael #38
Azrael #39

Batman #551
Batman #552

Read Batman: Cataclysm here.

Nightwing Vol. 2 #20
Nightwing Vol. 2 #21

Green Arrow Vol. 2 #130
Green Arrow Vol. 2 #131
Green Arrow Vol. 2 #132
Green Arrow Vol. 2 #133

Read Brotherhood of the Fist here.

Green Arrow Vol. 2 #136

Green Lantern Vol. 3 #104

Green Arrow Vol. 2 #137

Supergirl Vol. 4 #15
Supergirl Vol. 4 #16
Supergirl Vol. 4 #17
Supergirl Vol. 4 #18
Supergirl Vol. 4 #19

Aquaman Vol. 5 #38
Aquaman Vol. 5 #39
Aquaman Vol. 5 #40
Aquaman Vol. 5 #41
Aquaman Vol. 5 #42

Read Behold! The Millennium Giants here.

Aquaman Vol. 5 #44
Aquaman Vol. 5 #45
Aquaman Vol. 5 #46
Aquaman Vol. 5 #47
Aquaman Vol. 5 #48
Aquaman Vol. 5 #49
Aquaman Vol. 5 #50

The Creeper #1 (1998)
The Creeper #2
The Creeper #3
The Creeper #4
The Creeper #5
The Creeper #6
The Creeper #7
The Creeper #8
The Creeper #9
The Creeper #10
The Creeper #11

Superman for All Seasons #1 (1998)
Superman for All Seasons #2
Superman for All Seasons #3
Superman for All Seasons #4

Power of Shazam! #37
Power of Shazam! #38
Power of Shazam! #39
Power of Shazam! #40
Power of Shazam! #41
Power of Shazam! #42
Power of Shazam! #43
Power of Shazam! #44

Supergirl Vol. 4 #21
Supergirl Vol. 4 #22
Supergirl Vol. 4 #23

Resurrection Man #16

Supergirl Vol. 4 #24

Resurrection Man #17

Supergirl Vol. 4 #25
Supergirl Vol. 4 #26

New Year’s Evil: Scarecrow #1 (1998)

Azrael #41
Azrael #42
Azrael #43
Azrael #44
Azrael #45
Azrael #46

JLA: World Without Grown-Ups #1 (1998)
JLA: World Without Grown-Ups #2

Young Justice #1 (1998)
Young Justice #2

New Year’s Evil: Mr. Mxyzptlk #1 (1998)

Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #0 (1998)

Robin Vol. 4 #56
Robin Vol. 4 #57
Robin Vol. 4 #58
Robin Vol. 4 #59
Robin Vol. 4 #60

New Year’s Evil: Prometheus #1 (1998)

JLA #16
JLA #17
JLA #18
JLA #19
JLA #20
JLA #21
JLA #22
JLA #23

Read DC One Million here.

Starman Vol. 2 #48
Starman Vol. 2 #49
Starman Vol. 2 #50
Starman Vol. 2 #51
Starman Vol. 2 #52
Starman Vol. 2 #53

New Gods Secret Files and Origins #1 (1998)

Superman: Peace on Earth #1 (1999)

Superman: War of the Worlds #1 (1999)

Nightwing Vol. 2 #24
Nightwing Vol. 2 #25
Nightwing Vol. 2 #26
Nightwing Vol. 2 #27
Nightwing Vol. 2 #28
Nightwing Vol. 2 #29

Power of Shazam! #45
Power of Shazam! #46
Power of Shazam! #47

Young Justice #3
Young Justice #4

Young Justice Secret Files & Origins #1 (1999)

Young Justice #5
Young Justice #6
Young Justice #7
Young Justice #8

The Flash Vol. 2 #136
The Flash Vol. 2 #137
The Flash Vol. 2 #138

Doctor Mid-Nite #1 (1999)
Doctor Mid-Nite #2
Doctor Mid-Nite #3

Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #1
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #2
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #3
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #4
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #5
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #6
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #7
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #8
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #9
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #10

Birds of Prey #1 (1999)
Birds of Prey #2
Birds of Prey #3
Birds of Prey #4
Birds of Prey #5
Birds of Prey #6
Birds of Prey #7
Birds of Prey #8
Birds of Prey #9
Birds of Prey #10
Birds of Prey #11

Robin Vol. 4 #61
Robin Vol. 4 #62
Robin Vol. 4 #63
Robin Vol. 4 #64
Robin Vol. 4 #65
Robin Vol. 4 #66

Nightwing Vol. 2 #30
Nightwing Vol. 2 #31
Nightwing Vol. 2 #32
Nightwing Vol. 2 #33
Nightwing Vol. 2 #34

JLA #24
JLA #25
JLA #26
JLA #27
JLA #28
JLA #29
JLA #30
JLA #31

Supergirl Vol. 4 #27
Supergirl Vol. 4 #28
Supergirl Vol. 4 #29
Supergirl Vol. 4 #30
Supergirl Vol. 4 #31
Supergirl Vol. 4 #32
Supergirl Vol. 4 #33
Supergirl Vol. 4 #34
Supergirl Vol. 4 #35

Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #11

Aquaman Vol. 5 #51
Aquaman Vol. 5 #52
Aquaman Vol. 5 #53
Aquaman Vol. 5 #54
Aquaman Vol. 5 #55
Aquaman Vol. 5 #56
Aquaman Vol. 5 #57

Read Batman: No Man’s Land here.

Aquaman Vol. 5 #58
Aquaman Vol. 5 #59
Aquaman Vol. 5 #60

Young Justice #9
Young Justice #10
Young Justice #11
Young Justice #12

Supergirl Vol. 4 #36

Young Justice #13

Supergirl Vol. 4 #37

Read Day of Judgment here.

Batman: Gotham Knights #2

The Flash Vol. 2 #139
The Flash Vol. 2 #140
The Flash Vol. 2 #141
The Flash Vol. 2 #142
The Flash Vol. 2 #143
The Flash Vol. 2 #144
The Flash Vol. 2 #145
The Flash Vol. 2 #146
The Flash Vol. 2 #147
The Flash Vol. 2 #148
The Flash Vol. 2 #149
The Flash Vol. 2 #150

Young Justice #15
Young Justice #16
Young Justice #17
Young Justice #18
Young Justice #19
Young Justice #20
Young Justice #21

A. Bizarro #1 (1999)
A. Bizarro #2
A. Bizarro #3
A. Bizarro #4

Read The Justice Society Returns! here.

JSA Secret Files & Origins #1 (1999)

JSA #1 (1999)
JSA #2
JSA #3
JSA #4
JSA #5
JSA #6

All-Star Comics 80-Page Giant #1 (1999)

JLA #33
JLA #34

Plastic Man Special #1 (1999)

JLA #36
JLA #37
JLA #38
JLA #39
JLA #40
JLA #41

JSA #7
JSA #8
JSA #9
JSA #10

Trenchcoat Brigade #1 (1999)
Trenchcoat Brigade #2
Trenchcoat Brigade #3
Trenchcoat Brigade #4

Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #13
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #14
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #15
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #16
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #17
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #18
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #19
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #20
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #21
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #22
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #23
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #24

Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4 #122

Legionnaires #79

Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4 #123

Legionnaires #80

Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4 #124

Legionnaires #81

Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4 #125

Legion Lost #1 (2000)
Legion Lost #2
Legion Lost #3
Legion Lost #4
Legion Lost #5
Legion Lost #6
Legion Lost #7
Legion Lost #8
Legion Lost #9
Legion Lost #10
Legion Lost #11
Legion Lost #12

Legion Worlds #1 (2001)
Legion Worlds #2
Legion Worlds #3
Legion Worlds #4
Legion Worlds #5
Legion Worlds #6

Legion #1 (2001)
Legion #2
Legion #3
Legion #4
Legion #5
Legion #6
Legion #7
Legion #8

Supergirl Vol. 4 #39
Supergirl Vol. 4 #40
Supergirl Vol. 4 #41
Supergirl Vol. 4 #42
Supergirl Vol. 4 #43
Supergirl Vol. 4 #44
Supergirl Vol. 4 #45
Supergirl Vol. 4 #46
Supergirl Vol. 4 #47
Supergirl Vol. 4 #48

Birds of Prey #12
Birds of Prey #13
Birds of Prey #14
Birds of Prey #15
Birds of Prey #16
Birds of Prey #17
Birds of Prey #18
Birds of Prey #19

Nightwing Vol. 2 #41
Nightwing Vol. 2 #42
Nightwing Vol. 2 #43
Nightwing Vol. 2 #44
Nightwing Vol. 2 #45

Birds of Prey #20

Nightwing Vol. 2 #46

Birds of Prey #21

Starman Vol. 2 #61
Starman Vol. 2 #62
Starman Vol. 2 #63
Starman Vol. 2 #64
Starman Vol. 2 #65
Starman Vol. 2 #66
Starman Vol. 2 #67
Starman Vol. 2 #68
Starman Vol. 2 #69
Starman Vol. 2 #70
Starman Vol. 2 #71
Starman Vol. 2 #72
Starman Vol. 2 #73

Batgirl #1 (2000)
Batgirl #2
Batgirl #3
Batgirl #4
Batgirl #5
Batgirl #6

Superman: Last Son of Earth #1 (2000)
Superman: Last Son of Earth #2

Read Superman: Emperor Joker here.

The Flash Vol. 2 #152
The Flash Vol. 2 #153
The Flash Vol. 2 #154
The Flash Vol. 2 #155
The Flash Vol. 2 #156
The Flash Vol. 2 #157
The Flash Vol. 2 #158
The Flash Vol. 2 #159

Orion #1 (2000)
Orion #2
Orion #3
Orion #4
Orion #5
Orion #6
Orion #7
Orion #8
Orion #9
Orion #10
Orion #11
Orion #12

Young Justice #22
Young Justice #23
Young Justice #24
Young Justice #25
Young Justice #26
Young Justice #27
Young Justice #28
Young Justice #29
Young Justice #30

Aquaman Vol. 5 #62
Aquaman Vol. 5 #63
Aquaman Vol. 5 #64
Aquaman Vol. 5 #65
Aquaman Vol. 5 #66
Aquaman Vol. 5 #67
Aquaman Vol. 5 #68
Aquaman Vol. 5 #69
Aquaman Vol. 5 #70
Aquaman Vol. 5 #71
Aquaman Vol. 5 #72
Aquaman Vol. 5 #73
Aquaman Vol. 5 #74
Aquaman Vol. 5 #75

Hitman/Lobo: That Stupid Bastich #1 (2000)

Robin Vol. 4 #74
Robin Vol. 4 #75
Robin Vol. 4 #76
Robin Vol. 4 #77
Robin Vol. 4 #78
Robin Vol. 4 #79
Robin Vol. 4 #80
Robin Vol. 4 #81
Robin Vol. 4 #82
Robin Vol. 4 #83
Robin Vol. 4 #84
Robin Vol. 4 #85

JLA: Earth-2 #1 (2000)

Detective Comics #742
Detective Comics #743
Detective Comics #744
Detective Comics #745
Detective Comics #746
Detective Comics #747
Detective Comics #748
Detective Comics #749
Detective Comics #750

Supergirl Vol. 4 #49
Supergirl Vol. 4 #50
Supergirl Vol. 4 #51
Supergirl Vol. 4 #52
Supergirl Vol. 4 #53
Supergirl Vol. 4 #54
Supergirl Vol. 4 #55
Supergirl Vol. 4 #56
Supergirl Vol. 4 #57
Supergirl Vol. 4 #58

Azrael: Agent of the Bat #62
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #63
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #64
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #65
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #66
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #67
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #68
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #69
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #70
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #71
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #72

Batgirl #7
Batgirl #8
Batgirl #9
Batgirl #10
Batgirl #11

Batman: Gotham Knights #8
Batman: Gotham Knights #9
Batman: Gotham Knights #10
Batman: Gotham Knights #11

Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #25
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #26
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #27
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #28
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #29
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #30
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #31
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #32
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #33
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #34
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #35
Martian Manhunter Vol. 2 #36

Birds of Prey #22
Birds of Prey #23
Birds of Prey #24
Birds of Prey #25
Birds of Prey #26

JLA #42

JLA: Heaven’s Ladder #1 (2000)

JLA #43
JLA #44
JLA #45
JLA #46
JLA #47
JLA #48
JLA #49
JLA #50
JLA #51
JLA #52
JLA #53
JLA #54

Read Batman: Officer Down here.

The Flash Vol. 2 #164
The Flash Vol. 2 #165
The Flash Vol. 2 #166
The Flash Vol. 2 #167
The Flash Vol. 2 #168
The Flash Vol. 2 #169

Shazam!: Power of Hope #1 (2000)

Harley Quinn #1 (2000)
Harley Quinn #2
Harley Quinn #3
Harley Quinn #4
Harley Quinn #5
Harley Quinn #6
Harley Quinn #7
Harley Quinn #8
Harley Quinn #9

Deadman: Dead Again #1 (2001)
Deadman: Dead Again #2
Deadman: Dead Again #3
Deadman: Dead Again #4
Deadman: Dead Again #5

Superboy’s Legion #1 (2001)
Superboy’s Legion #2

Green Arrow Vol. 3 #1 (2001)
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #2
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #3
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #4
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #5
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #6
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #7
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #8
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #9
Green Arrow Vol. 3 #10

Superboy Vol. 4 #85

Superman Vol. 2 #168

Detective Comics #756

Detective Comics #758
Detective Comics #759
Detective Comics #760

JSA #11
JSA #12
JSA #13
JSA #14
JSA #15
JSA #16
JSA #17
JSA #18
JSA #19
JSA #20
JSA #21
JSA #22
JSA #23
JSA #24
JSA #25

Wonder Woman Vol. 2 #170

Batman/Scarface: A Psychodrama #1 (2001)

Action Comics #775

Robin Vol. 4 #87
Robin Vol. 4 #88
Robin Vol. 4 #89
Robin Vol. 4 #90
Robin Vol. 4 #91
Robin Vol. 4 #92
Robin Vol. 4 #93
Robin Vol. 4 #94

Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia #1 (2002)

The Spectre Vol. 4 #1 (2001)
The Spectre Vol. 4 #2
The Spectre Vol. 4 #3
The Spectre Vol. 4 #4
The Spectre Vol. 4 #5
The Spectre Vol. 4 #6
The Spectre Vol. 4 #7
The Spectre Vol. 4 #8
The Spectre Vol. 4 #9

The Flash Vol. 2 #170
The Flash Vol. 2 #171
The Flash Vol. 2 #172
The Flash Vol. 2 #173
The Flash Vol. 2 #174
The Flash Vol. 2 #175
The Flash Vol. 2 #176
The Flash Vol. 2 #177
The Flash Vol. 2 #178

Birds of Prey #28
Birds of Prey #29
Birds of Prey #30
Birds of Prey #31
Birds of Prey #32
Birds of Prey #33
Birds of Prey #34
Birds of Prey #35

Young Justice #31
Young Justice #32
Young Justice #33
Young Justice #34

Green Lantern: Willworld #1 (2001)

Batgirl #13
Batgirl #14
Batgirl #15
Batgirl #16
Batgirl #17
Batgirl #18
Batgirl #19
Batgirl #20

The Flash: Iron Heights #1 (2001)

Azrael: Agent of the Bat #73
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #74
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #75
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #76
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #77
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #78
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #79
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #80
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #81
Azrael: Agent of the Bat #82

Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #1 (2001)
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #2
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #3
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #4
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #5
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #6
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #7
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #8
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #9
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #10
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #11
Doom Patrol Vol. 3 #12

Harley Quinn #10
Harley Quinn #11

JSA #26
JSA #27

Read Our Worlds at War here.

Harley Quinn #12

Young Justice #37

Orion #13
Orion #14
Orion #15
Orion #16
Orion #17
Orion #18

Supergirl Vol. 4 #62

JLA #55
JLA #56
JLA #57
JLA #58

Read Joker’s Last Laugh here.

JLA #60
JLA #61

Robin Vol. 4 #96
Robin Vol. 4 #97

Batman: Gotham Knights #23

Birds of Prey #37
Birds of Prey #38

The Spectre Vol. 4 #11
The Spectre Vol. 4 #12

Batman: Nine Lives #1 (2002)