DC Animated Universe Timeline

Starting with the critically acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series, the DC Animated Universe (DCAU) is what made many of us fall in love with DC’s characters.

What’s in the DC Animated Universe Timeline?

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We have several DC animated universes. This timeline doesn’t cover all of them. But there is one that stands out above the rest. We present the DC Animated Universe, consisting of the Batman/Superman animated series, Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, Batman Beyond, etc. There were tie-in comics to these series that, as of right now, we do not include in the timeline. These tie-in comics are complex, and don’t always line up perfectly with the continuity of the shows they are based on. However, we will hopefully include them in future updates.

Additionally, if you like this timeline, you might enjoy some of our others, like the DC Animated Movie Universe. And if you have any questions or helpful recommendations, you can contact us.

Where to start watching the DC Animated Universe?

We recommend you start with Batman: The Animated Series. This series came out in the ’90s, but remains a fantastic series nonetheless. Additionally, we highly recommend Justice League: Unlimited as another great entry in the series. But feel free to watch them all in chronological order for the best taste of what the DC Animated Universe timeline has to offer.

entries

ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

1

Superman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Alan Burnett
Paul Dini

1996-09-06

2

Superman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Rich Fogel
Stan Berkowitz

1998-10-31

3

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Mitch Brian

1992-09-06

4

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Eddie Gorodetsky

1992-11-13

5

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Henry T. Gilroy
Sean Catherine Derek

1992-09-15

6

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Carl Swenson

1992-09-22

7

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Tom Ruegger

1992-09-14

8

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Jules Dennis
Richard Mueller

1992-10-21

9

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Laren Bright
Sean Catherine Derek

1992-09-18

10

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Jules Dennis
Richard Mueller
Sean Catherine Derek

1992-10-08

11

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Steve Hayes
Ted Pedersen

1992-09-16

12

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Randy Rogel

1992-09-25

13

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Randy Rogel

1992-09-28

14

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Garin Wolf

1992-09-10

15

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Chris Hubbell
Sam Graham

1992-09-30

16

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Paul Dini

1992-09-07

17

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Laren Bright
Sean Catherine Derek

1992-09-05

18

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Jules Dennis
Richard Mueller

1992-09-12

19

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Martin Pasko

1993-02-24

20

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Garin Wolf
Tom Ruegger

1992-11-04

21

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Sean Catherine Derek

1992-10-06

22

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Marv Wolfman

1992-09-08

23

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Michael Reaves

1992-09-09

24

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Paul Dini

1992-09-11

25

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Michael Reaves

1992-10-05

26

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Samuel Warren Joseph

1992-09-29

27

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

David Wise

1992-09-21

28

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Gerry Conway

1992-09-17

29

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Paul Dini

1992-10-12

30

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Judith Reeves-Stevens

1992-11-03

31

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Beth Bornstein

1992-09-23

32

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Joe R. Lansdale

1992-10-19

33

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Elliot S. Maggin

1992-10-14

34

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Randy Rogel

1993-02-07

35

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Randy Rogel

1993-02-14

36

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Paul Dini

1993-01-10

37

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Steve Perry

1992-10-26

38

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Buzz Dixon

1992-11-05

39

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Judith Reeves-Stevens

1992-10-29

40

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Brynne Stephens

1992-11-16

41

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Brynne Stephens

1992-11-17

42

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

David Wise

1992-11-18

43

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Paul Dini

1992-11-19

44

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Cherie Wilkerson

1992-10-30

45

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Len Wein

1992-11-11

46

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Steve Perry

1993-02-23

47

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Mark Saraceni

1992-11-12

48

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Paul Dini

1992-11-10

49

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Brynne Stephens

1993-02-08

50

Batman: The Animated Series

TV Episode

Marty Isenberg
Robert N. Skir

1992-11-24

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    Eduardo

    Hey when you are going to add Justice League vs The Fatal Five?

    1. Avatar
      Jason Hamilton

      Next time I update the timeline

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