Marvel Ultimate Universe Reading Order
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The Ultimate Universe was a fresh start for our favorite Marvel characters, bringing a new take on their stories and introducing new favorites, such as Miles Morales.

What’s on the Marvel Ultimate Universe Reading Order?

Most people know that the main Marvel Comics universe (Earth 616), has been going on for a long time. Spider-man has long grown up, and all of our heroes have had more adventures than is possibly realistic. Well the Ultimate Universe was a way to get around that. It essentially started fresh, with new origins for all the major Marvel characters. New characters from the Ultimate Universe are now mainstream, the most notable of which is Miles Morales, a fresh new Spider-man.

For those who are intimidated by the sheer number of stories in the 616 universe, the Ultimate Universe is a great place to start. There’s far fewer storylines and collections to have to deal with.

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1BuyUltimate Iron Man Vol.1Graphic NovelOrson Scott Card2006-09-27Prequels
2BuyUltimate Iron Man Vol.2Graphic NovelOrson Scott Card2009-04-29Prequels
3BuyUltimate Daredevil & ElektraGraphic NovelGreg Rucka2015-09-17Prequels
4BuyUltimate Elektra: Devil’s DueGraphic NovelMike Carey2015-09-24Prequels
5BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.1: Power and ResponsibilityGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2009-07-22The Beginning
6BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.2: Learning CurveGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2007-03-21The Beginning
7BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.1: The Tomorrow PeopleGraphic NovelMark Millar2007-11-28The Beginning
8BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.3: Double TroubleGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2006-11-15The Beginning
9BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.4: LegacyGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2006-11-15The Beginning
10BuyUltimate Marvel Team-upGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2006-09-13The Beginning
11BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.2: Return to Weapon XGraphic NovelMark Millar2006-11-08The Beginning
12BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.3: World TourGraphic NovelChuck Austen2005-08-31The Beginning
13BuyThe Ultimates Vol.1: Super-HumanGraphic NovelMark Millar2007-04-18The Beginning
14BuyUltimate Comics ThorGraphic NovelJonathan Hickman2011-09-21The Beginning
15BuyUltimate Adventures: One Tin SoldierGraphic NovelRon Zimmerman2005-05-18The Beginning
16BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.5: Public ScrutinyGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2007-06-06The Beginning
17BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.4: Hellfire & BrimstoneGraphic NovelMark Millar2008-06-18The Beginning
18BuyThe Ultimates Vol.2: Homeland SecurityGraphic NovelMark Millar2004-04-28The Beginning
19BuyThe Ultimates: Against All EnemiesGraphic NovelAlex Irvine2011-09-10The Beginning
20BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.6: VenomGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2007-01-03The Beginning
21BuyThe Ultimates: Tomorrow MenGraphic NovelMichael Jan Friedman2019-10-22The Beginning
22BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.5: Ultimate WarGraphic NovelMark Millar2007-10-31The Beginning
23BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.6: Return of The KingGraphic NovelMark Millar2007-04-25The Beginning
24BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.7: IrresponsibleGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2003-10-01The Beginning
25BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.7: BlockbusterGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2003-12-31The Beginning
26BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.8: Cats & KingsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2004-05-05The Beginning
27BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.8: New MutantsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2004-08-04The Beginning
28BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.9: Ultimate SixGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2004-06-02The Beginning
29BuyUltimate Galactus Vol.1: NightmareGraphic NovelWarren Ellis2005-03-16The Beginning
30BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.1: The FantasticGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2004-07-28The Beginning
31BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.10: HollywoodGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2008-06-04The Beginning
32BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.9: The TempestGraphic NovelBrian K. Vaughan2006-08-30The Beginning
33BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.2: DoomGraphic NovelWarren Ellis2004-12-08The Beginning
34BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.11: CarnageGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2006-12-27The Beginning
35BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.10: Cry WolfGraphic NovelBrian K. Vaughan2005-02-09The Beginning
36BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.3: N-ZoneGraphic NovelWarren Ellis2005-06-08The Beginning
37BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.12: SuperstarsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2005-03-23The Beginning
38BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.11: The Most Dangerous GameGraphic NovelBrian K. Vaughan2005-07-13The Beginning
39BuyUltimate Galactus Vol.2: SecretGraphic NovelWarren Ellis2005-12-21The Beginning
40BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.13: HobgoblinGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2005-07-27The Beginning
41BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.12: Hard LessonsGraphic NovelBrian K. Vaughan2005-11-16The Beginning
42BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.4: InhumanGraphic NovelMike Carey2008-09-24The Beginning
43BuyUltimate Annuals Vol.1Graphic NovelMark Millar2006-10-04The Beginning
44BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.14: WarriorsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2006-12-06The Beginning
45BuyMarvel Zombies: The Complete Collection Vol. 1Graphic NovelMark Millar2013-11-05
46BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.5: CrossoverGraphic NovelMark Millar2006-04-05The Beginning
47BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.15: Silver SableGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2006-05-10The Beginning
48BuyUltimate Galactus Vol.3: ExtinctionGraphic NovelWarren Ellis2006-08-09The Beginning
49BuyUltimate VisionGraphic NovelMike Carey2008-01-23The Beginning
50BuyThe Ultimates 2 Vol.1: Gods and MonstersGraphic NovelMark Millar2005-08-31Ultimate
51BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.13: Magnetic NorthGraphic NovelBrian K. Vaughan2006-02-15Ultimate
52BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.6: FrightfulGraphic NovelMark Millar2006-10-18Ultimate
53BuyMarvel Zombies The Complete Collection Vol. 2Graphic Novel2014-05-20Between Battle Scars and Avengers vs. X-Men
54BuyMarvel Zombies The Complete Collection Vol. 3Graphic NovelKarl Kesel2014-11-04Between Battle Scars and Avengers vs. X-Men
55BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.14: Phoenix?Graphic NovelRobert Kirkman2006-10-04Ultimate
56BuyUltimate Wolverine vs. HulkGraphic NovelDamon Lindelof2010-04-28Ultimate
57BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.16: DeadpoolGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2006-08-30Ultimate
58BuyThe Ultimates 2 Vol.2: Grand Theft AmericaGraphic NovelMark Millar2007-06-27Ultimate
59BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.15: MagicalGraphic NovelRobert Kirkman2007-01-03Ultimate
60BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.7: God WarGraphic NovelMike Carey2007-03-28Ultimate
61BuyUltimate Annuals Vol.2Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2007-02-07Ultimate
62BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.17: Clone SagaGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2007-08-22Ultimate
63BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.16: CableGraphic NovelRobert Kirkman2007-05-16Ultimate
64BuyUltimate PowerGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2008-09-10Ultimate
65BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.8: DevilsGraphic NovelMike Carey2015-06-25Ultimate
66BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.18: Ultimate KnightsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2007-09-12Ultimate
67BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.9: Silver SurferGraphic NovelMike Carey2015-07-02Ultimate
68BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.17: SentinelsGraphic NovelRobert Kirkman2008-01-09Ultimate
69BuyUltimate HumanGraphic NovelWarren Ellis2008-11-19Ultimate
70BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.19: Death of a GoblinGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2008-02-06Ultimate
71BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.10: GhostsGraphic NovelMike Carey2015-07-23Ultimate
72BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.18: ApocalypseGraphic NovelRobert Kirkman2014-12-11Ultimate
73BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.20: And His Amazing FriendsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2008-08-20Ultimate
74BuyUltimate Fantastic Four Vol.11: Salem’s SevenGraphic NovelMike Carey2015-07-30Ultimate
75BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.21: War of the SymbiotesGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2009-01-28Ultimate
76BuyUltimate X-Men Vol.19: Absolute PowerGraphic NovelAron E. Coleite2014-12-24Ultimate
77BuyUltimates 3: Who Killed The Scarlet Witch?Graphic NovelJeph Loeb2009-05-13Ultimate
78BuyUltimate OriginsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2009-06-17Ultimate
79BuyUltimatum: March on UltimatumGraphic NovelAron E. Coleite2009-12-23Ultimate
80BuyUltimatumGraphic NovelJeph Loeb2010-01-13Ultimate
81BuyUltimatum: Ultimate Fantastic Four / Ultimate X-MenGraphic NovelAron E. Coleite2015-11-05Ultimate
82BuyUltimate Spider-Man Vol.22: UltimatumGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2010-01-13Ultimate
83BuyUltimatum: RequiemGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2015-11-12Ultimate
84BuyUltimate Comics Iron Man: Armor WarsGraphic NovelWarren Ellis2010-09-29The Death of Spider-Man
85BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol.1: The World According to Peter ParkerGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2010-07-07The Death of Spider-Man
86BuyUltimate Comics Avengers Vol.1: The Next GenerationGraphic NovelMark Millar2010-10-13The Death of Spider-Man
87BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol.2: ChameleonsGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2011-05-18The Death of Spider-Man
88BuyUltimate Comics Captain AmericaGraphic NovelJason Aaron2011-11-23The Death of Spider-Man
89BuyUltimate Comics X: OriginsGraphic NovelJeph Loeb2012-04-25The Death of Spider-Man
90BuyUltimate Comics New Ultimates: Thor RebornGraphic NovelJeph Loeb2011-09-28The Death of Spider-Man
91BuyUltimate Comics Avengers Vol.2: Crime and PunishmentGraphic NovelMark Millar2011-04-20The Death of Spider-Man
92BuyUltimate Comics: DoomsdayGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2011-11-16The Death of Spider-Man
93BuyUltimate Comics Avengers: Blade vs. the AvengersGraphic NovelMark Millar2011-10-26The Death of Spider-Man
94BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol.3: Death of Spider-Man PreludeGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2011-12-21The Death of Spider-Man
95BuyUltimate Comics Avengers vs. New Ultimates: Death of Spider-ManGraphic NovelMark Millar2012-03-28The Death of Spider-Man
96BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol.4: Death of Spider-ManGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2012-04-18The Death of Spider-Man
97BuyUltimate Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man FalloutGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2012-05-23The Death of Spider-Man
98BuyUltimate Comics X-Men by Nick Spencer Vol.1Graphic NovelNick Spencer2012-09-26The Death of Spider-Man
99BuyUltimate Comics HawkeyeGraphic NovelJonathan Hickman2012-07-25The Death of Spider-Man
100BuyUltimate Comics Ultimates by Jonathan Hickman Vol.1Graphic NovelJonathan Hickman2012-08-29The Death of Spider-Man
101BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol.1Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2010-07-07The Death of Spider-Man
102BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol.2Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2011-05-18The Death of Spider-Man
103BuyUltimate Comics X-Men by Nick Spencer Vol.2Graphic NovelNick Spencer2013-02-05The Death of Spider-Man
104BuyUltimate Comics Ultimates by Jonathan Hickman Vol.2Graphic NovelJonathan Hickman2013-02-05The Death of Spider-Man
105BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol 3Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2011-12-21The Death of Spider-Man
106BuyUltimate Comics: Divided We Fall, United We StandGraphic NovelBrian Wood2013-09-25The Death of Spider-Man
107BuySpider-MenGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2013-05-21Ultimate
108BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man Vol.4Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2012-04-18
109BuyUltimate Comics Ultimates by Sam Humphries Vol.1Graphic NovelSam Humphries2013-06-26
110BuyUltimate Comics Wolverine: LegaciesGraphic NovelCullen Bunn2013-06-26
111BuyUltimate Comics X-Men by Brian Wood Vol.1Graphic NovelNathan Edmondson2013-05-29
112BuyUltimate Comics Iron ManGraphic NovelNathan Edmondson2013-03-06
113BuyUltimate Comics X-Men by Brian Wood Vol.2Graphic NovelBrian Wood2013-09-11
114BuyUltimate Comics X-Men by Brian Wood Vol.3Graphic NovelBrian Wood2014-02-09
115BuyUltimate Comics Ultimates: DisassembledGraphic NovelJoshua Hale Fialkov2013-11-12
116BuyUltimate Comics Spider-Man by Brian Michael Bendis Vol.5Graphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2014-02-18
117BuyAge of UltronGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2014-05-27Marvel Now!
118BuyCataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last StandGraphic NovelBrian Michael Bendis2014-05-28The End
119BuyUltimate FF: Strangest EverGraphic NovelJoshua Hale Fialkov2014-10-21The End
120BuyAll-New Ultimates Vol. 1: Power for PowerGraphic NovelMichel Fiffe2014-10-28The End
121BuyAll-New Ultimates Vol. 2: No Gods, No MonstersGraphic NovelMichel Fiffe2015-03-24The End
122BuySecret WarsGraphic NovelJonathan Hickman2016-03-15Secret Wars
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