DC: Superman Reading Order

The superhero who started it all, read through all of the major Superman trade paperbacks in chronological order!

What’s on the Superman Reading Order?

This timeline contains all of the major comic stories about DC’s popular character, Superman. While this list is not perfectly comprehensive, it includes most of the stories you would ever need to read. It allows you to experience the complete story of Superman. Get through this list, and you’ll be a leading expert on the character. Additionally, this timeline also includes several stories for other Kryptonians like Supergirl, though it is not a Supergirl-centric timeline. But overall, if it’s relevant to the overall story of Superman and his family, you’ll find it here. Some of these stories cross over with mainstream DC events, but those are also important to further Superman’s storyline.

We assembled this list using multiple sources, and you should find most Superman stories here. However, if you see anything that is missing or could add to the list, don’t hesitate to contact us and let us know what we can do to improve the Superman reading order. And if you enjoyed this timeline, don’t forget to visit some of our others, such as the general Batman reading order page. Thank you again for visiting the site and be sure to click around! In the mean time, enjoy this Superman reading order.

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ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

650

Zero Hour

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens

1994-08-23

656

Zero Hour

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens
David Michelinie
Karl Kesel
Louise Simonson
Roger Stern

1997-05-01

673

Underworld Unleashed

Graphic Novel

Dan Jurgens
David Michelinie
Karl Kesel
Louise Simonson
Roger Stern

1997-11-01

186

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Bill Finger
Dave Wood
Edmond Hamilton

2002-01-01

189

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2002-10-01

190

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Alvin Schwartz
Bill Finger
Jerry Coleman
Otto Binder
Robert Bernstein

2006-03-28

192

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Alvin Schwartz
Bill Finger
Jerry Coleman
Jerry Siegel
Otto Binder
Robert Bernstein

2005-10-01

199

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Don Cameron
Jerry Coleman
Otto Binder

2009-03-03

201

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Alvin Schwartz
Bill Finger
Dave Wood
Edmond Hamilton
Jerry Coleman

2007-10-17

210

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Bill Finger
Jerry Coleman
Jerry Siegel
Otto Binder
Robert Bernstein

2006-06-14

219

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2000-09-01

222

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Bill Finger
Jerry Coleman
Jerry Siegel
Otto Binder
Robert Bernstein

2007-04-07

242

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Bill Finger
Jerry Coleman
Jerry Siegel
Otto Binder
Robert Bernstein

2008-09-09

251

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Coleman

2008-10-28

296

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Curt Swan

2009-06-30

298

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Coleman

2010-03-23

307

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Bill Finger
E. Nelson Bridwell
Edmond Hamilton
Jerry Siegel
Leo Dorfman
Otto Binder

1998-05-04

335

The Silver Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1988-12-12

12

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2006-01-04

13

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1998-05-04

14

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2007-02-07

15

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2005-02-01

17

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2007-08-01

23

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1999-09-01

24

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2008-02-06

25

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1997-11-14

31

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1998-12-01

32

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2008-08-26

38

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2009-02-24

40

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1997-11-14

45

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1999-09-01

46

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2009-07-28

50

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2010-04-20

54

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1997-11-14

58

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2001-08-01

63

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

1999-09-01

64

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2006-05-04

71

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2000-03-01

89

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2003-07-01

90

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2006-05-04

95

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Don Cameron
Jerry Siegel

2005-06-01

100

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2006-04-26

105

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2004-09-01

106

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Bill Finger

2002-10-01

114

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2007-03-28

117

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2010-10-26

147

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2009-11-03

148

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Alvin Schwartz
Bill Finger
Don Cameron
Joe Samachson
William Woolfolk

2005-01-20

159

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Jerry Siegel

2005-11-01

178

The Golden Age

Graphic Novel

Alvin Schwartz
Bill Finger
Edmond Hamilton

1999-03-01

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