Crisis on Infinite Earths

The Crisis on Infinite Earths was a Multiversal catastrophe that resulted in the destruction of countless parallel universes,  and the recreation of a single universe.

Year Published:  1985
Featured Characters:  Everyone
Previous Event:  Aquaman: Death of a Prince
Next Event:  Legends

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Issues

Black entries are ongoing series
Green entries are Limited series
Red entries are One-Shots
Blue is for comments

Reading Order

This reading order includes the Pre-Crisis appearances of the Monitor.  These are generally short cameos that show the Monitor observing the events of the comic and are unnecessary to understand Crisis on Infinite Earths.  If you want to skip these then start at Crisis on Infinite Earths #1.

Pre-Crisis Monitor Appearances

New Teen Titans #21

New Teen Titans Annual #2

Green Lantern Vol. 2 #173

Green Lantern Vol. 2 #176

Green Lantern Vol. 2 #178

The Flash #338
The Flash #339

Tales of the Teen Titans #47

Blue Devil #5

Fury of Firestorm #28

Batman and the Outsiders #14
Batman and the Outsiders #15

Action Comics #560

Justice League of America #232

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #317

Swamp Thing Vol. 2 #30

Wonder Woman #321

Infinity, Inc. #8

All-Star Squadron #40

DC Comics Presents #76

Superman #402

Swamp Thing Vol. 2 #31

Justice League of America #234

Vigilante #14

Superman #403

World’s Finest #311

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #319
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #320

Amethyst Vol. 2 #2

Wonder Woman #323

G.I. Combat #274
G.I. Combat #275

Action Comics #564

Warlord #91

Jonah Hex #90

Batman #384

Detective Comics #551

The Flash #350

Tales of the Teen Titans #58

DC Comics Presents #78

Crisis on Infinite Earths

Unless you have been reading the various tie-in series prior to Crisis on Infinite Earths it is recommended that you skip them and stick to the main series.

Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 (1985)

All-Star Squadron #50
All-Star Squadron #51
All-Star Squadron #52

Fury of Firestorm #41

Infinity, Inc. #18

Crisis on Infinite Earths #2

Green Lantern Vol. 2 #194

Infinity, Inc. #19

Justice League of America #244

Infinity, Inc. #20

Batman #389

Detective Comics #556

Batman #390

Detective Comics #557

Batman #391

Detective Comics #558

Vigilante #22

Crisis on Infinite Earths #3

DC Comics Presents #86

Swamp Thing Vol. 2 #44
Swamp Thing Vol. 2 #45

Wonder Woman #328
Wonder Woman #329

Infinity, Inc. Annual #1 (1985)

Infinity, Inc. #21

Crisis on Infinite Earths #4

Legends of the DC Universe: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 (1999) – Contains minor spoilers about Crisis on Infinite Earths #5 and can be read after.

Crisis on Infinite Earths #5

All-Star Squadron #53
All-Star Squadron #54
All-Star Squadron #55
All-Star Squadron #56

Infinity, Inc. #22

Swamp Thing #46

Crisis on Infinite Earths #6

Infinity, Inc. #23

Green Lantern Vol. 2 #195

Crisis on Infinite Earths #7

Infinity, Inc. #24

Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #16

Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #18

DC Comics Presents #87

Superman #414

Omega Men #31

Crisis on Infinite Earths #8

Blue Devil #18

DC Comics Presents #88

Justice League of America Annual #3

Crisis on Infinite Earths #9

Justice League of America #245

Fury of Firestorm #42

New Teen Titans Vol. 2 #13

Crisis on Infinite Earths #10
Crisis on Infinite Earths #11

Amethyst Vol. 2 #13

Green Lantern Vol. 2 #196
Green Lantern Vol. 2 #197

Crisis on Infinite Earths #12

Green Lantern Vol. 2 #198

Superman #415