DC Event Timeline

Welcome to the DC Event Timeline.  This is a list of all DC events and crossovers in chronological order.  Also included are major events in DC History that take place in a single series like 52 and Cosmic Odyssey.  The events are placed in the same order they appear in the DC Master Reading Order.

Event Order

Jack Kirby’s Fourth World (1970)

Aquaman: Death of a Prince (1974)

Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)

Legends (1986)

Millennium (1987)

Cosmic Odyssey #1-4 (1988)

Invasion! (1988)

Superman: Exile (1989)

Janus Directive (1989)

Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying (1989)

Armageddon 2001 (1991)

War of the Gods (1991)

Panic in the Sky (1992)

Justice League: Breakdowns (1991)

Eclipso: The Darkness Within (1992)

Death of Superman (1992)

Funeral for a Friend (1993)

Reign of the Supermen (1993)

Bloodlines (1993) – Takes place during Reign of the Supermen

DC Universe: Trinity (1993) – Takes place during Reign of the Supermen

Knightfall Saga (1993)

Batman: Prodigal (1994)

Batman: Troika (1995)

Worlds Collide (1994)

Zero Hour (1994)

The Trial of Superman (1995) – Takes place simultaneously with Underworld Unleashed

Underworld Unleashed (1995) – Takes place simultaneously with The Trial of Superman

The Flash: Dead Heat (1995)

Batman: Contagion (1996)

Batman: Legacy (1996)

Final Night (1996)

DC vs Marvel (1996)

Genesis (1997)

Batman: Cataclysm (1998)

Brotherhood of the Fist (1998)

Behold! The Millennium Giants (1998)

DC One Million (1998)

Batman: No Man’s Land (1998)

Day of Judgment (1999)

The Justice Society Returns! (1999)

Superman: Emperor Joker (2000)

Batman: Officer Down (2001)

Our Worlds at War (2001)

Joker’s Last Laugh (2001)

Bruce Wayne: Murderer? (2002)

Bruce Wayne: Fugitive (2002)

World Without Young Justice (2002)

JSA: Black Reign (2004)

Batman: War Games (2004)

Identity Crisis (2004)

Countdown to Infinite Crisis (2005)

Batman: War Crimes (2005) – Takes place during Countdown to Infinite Crisis

Infinite Crisis (2005)

52 #1-52 (2006)

Batman: Face the Face (2006)

Superman: Up, Up, and Away (2006)

Amazons Attack! (2007)

Lightning Saga (2007)

The Resurrection of Ra’s al Ghul (2007)

Sinestro Corps War (2007)

Trinity #1-52 (2008)

Countdown to Final Crisis (2007)

Final Crisis (2008)

Battle for the Cowl (2009)

Blackest Night (2009)

Brightest Day (2010)

Superman: New Krypton (2008)

Batman: Judgment on Gotham (2011)

Reign of Doomsday (2011)

War of the Green Lanterns (2011)

Flashpoint (2011)

The New 52 starts here.

Batman: Zero Year (2013)

The Culling (2012)

Night of the Owls (2012)

Rise of the Third Army (2012)

Wrath of the First Lantern (2013)

Rotworld (2012)

Throne of Atlantis (2013)

Superman: H’el on Earth (2012)

Death of the Family (2012)

Green Lantern: Lights Out (2013)

Batman: Requiem (2012)

Krypton Returns (2013)

Gothtopia (2014)

Green Lantern: Uprising (2014)

Trinity War (2013)

Forever Evil (2013)

Forever Evil: Blight (2013) – Takes place during Forever Evil

Red Daughter of Krypton (2014)

Superman: Doomed (2014)

Robin Rises (2014)

New 52: Futures End (2014)

Green Lantern: Godhead (2014)

Multiversity (2014)

Convergence (2015)

DC You starts here.

Batman: Endgame (2014)

Superman: Savage Dawn (2016)

Robin War (2015)

Darkseid War (2015)

Final Days of Superman (2016)

DC Rebirth starts here.

Night of the Monster Men (2016)

Justice League vs. Suicide Squad (2016)

The Rise of the Seven Seas (2017) – Coming Soon