Jurassic Park Timeline

Michael Crichton has written a lot of books over the years, but two of those have taken the world by storm, and spawned a franchise that continues to this day (for better or worse). This is the Jurassic Park timeline.

What’s in the Jurassic Park Timeline?

This is the unofficial Jurassic Park timeline. Though most people associate the franchise with the series of films that were released, the books actually came first. Both the books and the films are included here.

The franchise also had a number of comics that tie-in to the films. However, some of these (particularly those that take place after The Lost World), paved their own continuity, much of which was largely ignored by the relaunch with Jurassic World. However, with a little retconning, you can still keep them, so they are also included.

Where to Start with Jurassic Park?

There are two obvious starting points with this franchise, depending on what media type you prefer. If you’re like most people, your first introduction to the franchise will be the movies. The first Jurassic Park is still the best film, and is one of the best entry points.

The other is the original book, which is a phenomenal piece of fiction and a great way to start.

If you liked this timeline, be sure to check out some of our others, such as the Star Wars Canon timeline.

#AmazonNameMediaAuthor/DirectorSeriesDateNotes
1BuyJurassic ParkNovelMichael CrichtonOriginal Era1990-11-20
2BuyJurassic Park (film)FilmSteven SpielbergOriginal Era1993-06-11
3BuyClassic Jurassic Park, Vol. 1Graphic NovelWalter SimonsonClassic Comics2010-11-16Mostly an adaptation fo the first film.
4BuyJurassic Park: The GameGameDaniel Herrera, Marco Brezzo, Andrew Langley, Nick HermanTelltale2011-11-15
5BuyClassic Jurassic Park, Vol. 2: Raptors' RevengeGraphic NovelWalter SimonsonClassic Comics2011-03-29
6BuyClassic Jurassic Park, Vol. 3: Amazon Adventure!Graphic NovelNeil Barrett Jr., Michael Golden, Renee Witterstaetter, Steve EnglehartClassic Comics2011-10-18
7BuyClassic Jurassic Park, Vol. 4: Return to Jurassic Park, Part 1Graphic NovelSteve EnglehartClassic Comics2012-01-31
8BuyClassic Jurassic Park, Vol. 5: Return to Jurassic Park, Part 2Graphic NovelTom Bierbaum, Mary Bierbaum, Keith Giffen, Dwight Jon Zimmerman, Renee WitterstaetterClassic Comics2013-01-22
9BuyThe Lost WorldNovelMichael CrichtonOriginal Era1995-09-08
10BuyThe Lost World (film)FilmSteven SpielbergOriginal Era1997-05-23
11Classic Jurassic Park, Vol. 6: The Lost WorldGraphic NovelDon McGregorClassic Comics2014-03-18
12BuyJurassic Park IIIFilmJoe JohnstonOriginal Era2001-07-18
13BuyJurassic Park Adventures: SurvivorJunior NovelScott CiencinOriginal Era2001-06-12
14BuyJurassic Park Adventures: PreyJunior NovelScott CiencinOriginal Era2001-10-23
15BuyJurassic Park Adventures: FlyersJunior NovelScott CiencinOriginal Era2002-03-26
16BuyJurassic Park Vol. 1: RedemptionGraphic NovelBob SchreckNew Comics2011-02-01
17BuyJurassic Park: The Devils in the DesertGraphic NovelJohn ByrneNew Comics2011-06-14
18BuyJurassic Park: Dangerous GamesGraphic NovelGreg Bear, Erik BearNew Comics2012-05-29Potentially out of continuity.
19BuyJurassic World: The Evolution of ClaireYA NovelTess SharpeJurassic World2018-06-26
20BuyJurassic World EvolutionGameMichael BrookesJurassic World2018-06-12
21BuyJurassic WorldFilmColin TrevorrowJurassic World2015-06-12
22BuyJurassic World: Fallen KingdomFilmJ. A. BayonaJurassic World2018-06-22
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