Captain Marvel Reading Order

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Though there have been many to take on the name, Captain Marvel is best known by modern audiences as Carol Danvers, who was played by Bree Larson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This is the Captain Marvel reading order.

What’s on the Captain Marvel Reading Order?

This timeline assembles all of the major storylines that involve Captain Marvel. While it might not contain every single story with the character, it does look at the primary comics.

There are several characters that go by the name Captain Marvel (including Shazam!, now owned by DC Comics, but we won’t get into that here). The two best known are a male (Walter Lawson) and a female (Carol Danvers). This timeline includes all characters that have gone by that name, the bulk of which are made up of Lawson and Danvers.

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1BuyMarvel Masterworks: Captain Marvel Vol. 1Graphic NovelStan Lee2005-09-21The Silver Age
2BuyEssential Captain Marvel Vol. 1Graphic NovelStan Lee, Roy Thomas2008-06-18The Early Seventies
3BuyMarvel Masterworks: Captain Marvel Vol. 2Graphic Novel2007-09-12The Early Seventies
4BuyAvengers: The Kree – Skrull WarGraphic NovelRoy Thomas2008-05-07The Early Seventies
5BuyMarvel Masterworks: Captain Marvel Vol. 3Graphic Novel2008-04-16The Early Seventies
6BuyThe Life Of Captain MarvelGraphic NovelJim Starlin1991-10-01The Early Seventies
7BuyEssential Captain Marvel Vol. 2Graphic NovelMike Friedrich2013-03-06The Late Seventies
8BuyAvengers: The Korvac SagaGraphic NovelJim Shooter2010-03-10The Late Seventies
9BuyAvengers: Nights Of WundagoreGraphic NovelDavid Michelinie2009-02-18The Late Seventies
10BuyEssential Ms. Marvel Vol. 1Graphic NovelGerry Conway2007-02-21The Early Eighties
11BuyThe Life And Death Of Captain MarvelGraphic NovelJim Starlin2002-06-01The Early Eighties
12BuyCaptain Marvel: The Death Of Captain MarvelGraphic NovelJim Starlin2010-06-09The Early Eighties
13BuyAvengers: Under SiegeGraphic NovelRoger Stern1998-12-29The Late Eighties
14BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 1: Best Of The BestGraphic NovelBrian Reed2007-03-28Road to Civil War
15BuyCivil War: Ms. Marvel Vol. 2Graphic NovelBrian Reed2007-09-19Civil War Era
16BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 3: Operation Lightning StormGraphic NovelBrian Reed2008-01-16Civil War Era
17BuyMighty Avengers Vol. 1: The Ultron InitiativeGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2008-09-03World War Hulk Era
18BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 4: Monster SmashGraphic NovelBrian Reed2008-07-23World War Hulk Era
19BuyCaptain Marvel: Secret InvasionGraphic NovelBrian Reed2009-02-04Secret Invasion Era
20BuyMighty Avengers Vol. 3: Secret Invasion Book 1Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2009-04-01Secret Invasion Era
21BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 5: Secret InvasionGraphic NovelBrian Reed2009-04-08Secret Invasion Era
22BuyMighty Avengers Vol. 4: Secret Invasion Book 2Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2009-04-29Secret Invasion Era
23BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 6: AscensionGraphic NovelBrian Reed2009-07-01Secret Invasion Era
24BuyNew Avengers Vol. 6Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2011-06-15Dark Reign - Fear Itself
25BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 7: Dark ReignGraphic NovelBrian Reed2009-12-23Dark Reign - Fear Itself
26BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 8: War Of The MarvelsGraphic NovelBrian Reed2010-05-12Dark Reign - Fear Itself
27BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 9: Best You Can BeGraphic NovelBrian Reed2010-10-06Dark Reign - Fear Itself
28BuyCaptain Marvel Vol. 1: In Pursuit of FlightGraphic NovelKelly Sue Deconnick2013-01-01Marvel Now!
29BuyAvengers: The Enemy WithinGraphic NovelKelly Sue Deconnick2013-12-24Marvel Now!
30BuyInfinityGraphic NovelJonathan Hickman2014-02-25Marvel Now!
31BuyCaptain Marvel Vol. 1: Higher, Further, Faster, MoreGraphic NovelKelly Sue Deconnick2014-10-21Marvel Now!
32BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 1: No NormalGraphic NovelG. Willow Wilson2014-10-28Marvel Now!
33BuyCaptain Marvel Vol. 2: Stay FlyGraphic NovelKelly Sue Deconnick2015-04-21Marvel Now!
34BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 4: Last DaysGraphic NovelG. Willow Wilson2015-12-01Secret Wars
35BuyInhumans: Attilan RisingGraphic NovelCharles Soule2016-02-09Secret Wars
36BuyCaptain Marvel & the Carol CorpsGraphic NovelKelly Thompson2015-12-01Secret Wars
37BuyUltimates: Omniversal Vol. 1: Start With the ImpossibleGraphic NovelAl Ewing2016-07-19All New, All Different Marvel
38BuyAll-New All-Different Avengers Vol. 1: The Magnificent SevenGraphic NovelMark Waid2016-05-10All New, All Different Marvel
39BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 5: Super FamousGraphic NovelG. Willow Wilson2016-07-12All New, All Different Marvel
40BuyAll-New, All-Different Avengers Vol. 2: Family BusinessGraphic NovelMark Waid2016-10-18All New, All Different Marvel
41BuyCaptain Marvel Vol. 1: Rise of Alpha FlightGraphic NovelTara Butters2016-08-02All New, All Different Marvel
42BuyCaptain Marvel Vol. 2: Civil War IIGraphic NovelMichele Fazekas2017-02-14Civil War 2
43BuyUltimates: Omniversal Vol. 2: Civil War IIGraphic NovelAl Ewing2017-01-03Civil War 2
44BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 6: Civil War IIGraphic NovelG. Willow Wilson2016-12-27Civil War 2
45BuyAll-New, All-Different Avengers Vol. 3: Civil War IIGraphic NovelMark Waid2017-02-21Civil War 2
46BuyThe Mighty Captain Marvel Vol. 1Graphic NovelMargaret Stohl2017-09-05Marvel Now 2.0
47BuyUltimates 2 Vol. 1: TroubleshootersGraphic NovelAl Ewing2017-07-03Marvel Now 2.0
48BuyChampions Vol. 1: Change the WorldGraphic NovelMark Waid2017-05-16Marvel Now 2.0
49BuyChampions Vol. 2: The Freelancer LifestyleGraphic NovelMark Waid2017-12-26Marvel Now 2.0
50BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 7Graphic NovelG. Willow Wilson2017-08-01Marvel Now 2.0
51BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 8: MeccaGraphic NovelG. Willow Wilson2017-12-13Marvel Now 2.0
52BuyUltimates 2 Vol. 2: Eternity WarGraphic NovelAl Ewing2017-11-22Marvel Now 2.0
53BuyChampions Vol. 3: Champion for a DayGraphic NovelMark Waid2018-08-21Marvel Now 2.0
54BuySecret Warriors Vol. 1: Secret EmpireGraphic NovelMatthew Rosenberg2017-10-24Secret Empire
55BuyAvengers & Champions: Worlds CollideGraphic NovelMark Waid2018-02-20Marvel Legacy
56BuyThe Mighty Captain Marvel Vol. 3: Dark OriginsGraphic NovelMargaret Stohl2018-06-05Marvel Legacy
57BuyMs. Marvel Vol. 9: Teenage WastelandGraphic NovelG. Willow Wilson2018-07-31Marvel Legacy
58BuySecret Warriors Vol. 2: If Trouble Must ComeGraphic NovelMatthew Rosenberg2018-03-06Marvel Legacy
59BuyChampions Vol. 4: Northern LightsGraphic NovelJim Zub2018-11-20Marvel Legacy
60BuyThe Life Of Captain MarvelGraphic NovelMargaret Stohl2019-01-16Fresh Start
61BuyExiles Vol. 1: Test Of TimeGraphic NovelSaladin Ahmed2018-09-26Fresh Start
62BuyCaptain Marvel Vol. 1: Re-EntryGraphic NovelKelly Thompson2019-08-28Fresh Start
63BuyCaptain Marvel Vol. 2: Falling StarGraphic NovelKelly Thompson2020-01-08Fresh Start

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