This timeline is organized by chronology, as defined by the lucasfilm story group. Also included are major events in marvel history that take place in a single series like the kreeskrull war and infinity abyss. Breaking down the marvel cinematic universe timeline by. Marvel comics is one of the two dominant comic book companies in the united states today, producing large numbers of print comics, digital comics, films, and. The main writers were dan slott and al ewing, though there were many other writers involved too, all writing a few pages to promote their books. Steve rogers, a rejected military soldier, transforms into captain america after taking a dose of a supersoldier serum. Starting with issues of captain britain, the main continuity in which most marvel storylines take place was designated earth616, and the multiverse was established as being protected by merlyn. While not considered when marvel comics first began. Subscribe to marvel unlimited to access thousands of digital comics for one low price. This list is mostly set in earth616 which is the main earth in the marvel multiverse but does include some alternate earthstimelines that branch off marvel universe reading order part 1 the beginning. At this point, there are two timelines in existence.
Marvel universe reading order marvel database fandom. This marvel comics timeline page lists all of the major trade paperbacks and other. The prime marvel universe, formerly known as 616, isnt exactly all sunshine and rainbows, but by comparison, these dark alternate timelines make it look like paradise. Explore the marvel cinematic and comic universe including all characters, heroes, villains, teams, groups, weapons, items, and more. Sales continue to decline for dc and marvel titles through the 1990s and 2000s as the reader base for comic books shrinks. In the years ive worked editing and updating this guide, ive focused primarily on the modern era of comics from the late 90s through the 2000s. Marvel timeline 2004 2014 this is my collection of marvel timeline of arcs and crossover events. History of marvel comics timeline timetoast timelines. In 2009, the walt disney company acquired marvel entertainment, marvel worldwides parent company. Each universe has a captain britain designated to protect its. A history of marvel comics timeline created by jheavlin. Marvel comics timeline significant moments in the publishing history of marvel comics see also john jackson millers essay on the history between marvel and disney 1932. You know i actually lost sleep over this question, how silly. Marvel almost collapses as a result of corporate brinksmanship.
As a writer at comic book resources, he hopes to put his skills to the test to bring the. The marvel cinematic universe, the box office granddaddy of them all, started in 2008 with iron man, and most recently released spiderman. Some quick words of explanation that should help answer the most frequent questions. Image comics was created by artists that had left marvel comics. After all, considering i dont give comic book timelines that much thought, why would i give the discussion of comic book timelines any more. Little nemo in slumberland, by winsor mccay, begins running in the new york herald.
The events are placed in the same order they appear in the marvel master reading order. Marvels house of x event was a bold relaunch of the xmen comic book franchise, which also happened to be a mindbending story to try and follow. Marvel studios may be considering adapting the ultimates. Welcome to the comic book herald complete marvel reading order guide. This page attempts to show how the issues in this series were published over time by laying them out in a timeline with alternately gray or white rows roughly corresponding to months. This is a list of all marvel events and crossovers in chronological order. As the title suggests, it launches several storylines that will run throughout 2020. Publication history of marvel comics crossover events wikipedia. Marvel was started in 1939 by martin goodman under a number of corporations and imprints but now known as. Dc and marvel comic book movie lineup 2018 to 2021. Heres the complete lineup of upcoming superhero movies from marvel and dc comics including a timeline and schedule of release dates. Mainstream companies and artists coordinated on a set which showed the effect of 911 on various groups of people.
Colleges and universities widely begin offering courses in sequential art. With the dc comics universe in a state of perpetual crisis and marvel preparing for wars both secret and civil, we offer an introduction. This is a timeline of comics considered canon in the new continuity. Im reading the matt fraction invincible iron man run right now my first comic series btw. Within marvel comics, most tales take place within the fictional marvel universe, which in turn is part of a larger multiverse. Its great that you can, but ive got more important. Evolution of comic books timeline timetoast timelines.
Earth1198 where superman was raised for evil by darkseid, or marvels earth on fire which is a doeswhatitsaysonthetin deal. Why cant dc comics seem to settle their comic book. Obviously most of the marvel timelines are comicbook related. Comic book artists turned to their medium to express their grief and support after the 911 tragedy. I do not see the question all that clear i have read comics for decades and honestly dc has not been one i have followed because when. Because a teenage kid with spider powers wasnt weird enough. Ever since marvel comics issue 1 debuted back in 1939 most of the stories printed take place in a shared universe. The first comicstrip reprint collection, the yellow kid in mcfaddens flats, is published as a 196page hardcover book. According to a new rumour, marvel studios is considering developing a number of movies and tv shows based in alternate timelines a.
See series details by issue displays one row per issue with no gaps, by the regular issue sort order. Countdown which will reveal the timeline of events that leads to wolverines shocking return to the marvel universe. A timeline of 101 marvel character comic book debuts aaa state. Something missing or something wrong in the order please put in the comments.
House of m was the first modern marvel event where a separate limited series was launched and then all other tieins followed from that. Complete marvel reading order timeline comics through 2019. Famous for comics such as spawn, the walking dead, invincible and saga. Finally, after two years dc comics publishes the last issue of geoff johns doomsday clock, which happens to tease a new crisis event, a potential marvel crossover and more.
The first comic with a continuing story, it is still noted as one of the most richly illustrated comic strips of all time. Publication history of marvel comics crossover events. Marvel earned a great deal of money with their 1980s childrens comics imprint star comics and they earned a great deal more money and worldwide success during the comic book boom of the early 1990s, launching the successful 2099 line of comics set in the future spiderman 2099, etc. Marvel published three comics, the profits of which went to 911 based charities. Timeline chronology of the marvel universe comic book this is a comprehensive yearbyyear historical timeline of the marvel universe from 1961 to 1986, created by reading every single issue of every comic published in that time period.
All marvel avengers movies chronological mcu timeline. But being captain america comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. A good example of why comic book timelines fail gen. Is there a comprehensive timeline of earth616 comic runs. Marvel comics is the brand name and primary imprint of marvel worldwide inc. Marvel reveals new timelines in house of x comic book.
Civil war got a large amount of media attention, and after that, marvel started having annual crossovers events where a miniseries was launched for the event and it impacted most marvel comic books. The marvel cinematic universe timeline officially beings in the 1940s when scrawny steve rogers chris evans if he were 54. Throughout its history of publication, marvel comics has produced many crossover stories. A shifting and sliding scale, it allows current stories to be set in the present, while keeping them set firmly within a comic book continuity that. Martin goodman starts the magazine publishing business that will later become marvel. Without getting into too many spoilers, as the issue came out today, there are pages in the book where doctor manhattan is looking at future timelines as well as alternate earths involving superman. The 10 darkest timelines in marvel comics history cbr. Home to various counterparts of british comic book characters of the 1950s and 1960s. A history of marvel comics timeline timetoast timelines. Your guide to reading all marvel comics from 1961 to present day. Marvel is a multiverse full of alternate universes different from the main one. During allnew xmen, the original 5 xmen are plucked from their time into the future. It was almost immediatley successful, and is still one of largest comic book publishers in north america.927 1044 1005 1080 396 1576 1258 43 972 879 1208 569 1211 1259 1033 1197 378 268 728 182 1076 1576 638 598 1326 538 862 43 1179 202 160 687 436 669 1303 434 1362