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What's the recommended reading order for Fall of the Mutants (X-Men)?

I've been searching the net for some definitive (or even a suggestion) for a reading order for this X-Men crossover but I'm coming up blank. The best one I saw was from this site but I'm a bit ...
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What’s the reading order for the Ultimate ‘Death of Spider-Man’ storyline?

I want to catch up with the story of Ultimate Spider-Man. What is the recommended reading order surrounding the Death of Spider-Man storyline? I know there are about 30 issues about Miles Morales, ...
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What's the reading order for X-Men Second Coming?

I'm a bit confused with this story arc. The chapters are clearly defined on the cover but I'm unsure where X-factor/Hellbound/Blind Science comes into the picture as they are part of "Second Coming: ...
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X-Men Comics Reading Order

I have all the "All New X-Men" comics, the 10 issues of "Battle of the Atom", and all of "Uncanny X-Men." What is the correct order to read them in? I want to stay true to the story as much as I can. ...
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Where to start with Guardians of the Galaxy?

My only experience with comic books has been reading Watchmen and Y: The Last Man. I want to get into the Marvel universe starting with the Guardians of the Galaxy, what is a good place to start and ...
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Do I read all the books in “The Sundering”?

There are 6 books in "The Sundering" series, but only "the companions" is by R. A. Salvatore, and then there is a single book called "Night of the Hunter". Do I read the whole "Sundering" series and ...
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What order should I read the Patternist/Patternmaster series in?

The Patternist Series by Octavia Butler has significant differences in the release / internal chronologies - the release order is Patternmaster, Mind of my Mind, Survivor, Wild Seed, Clay's Ark, but ...
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How are the events in “Wolverine and the X-Men” integrated into to AvX storyline?

I am reading "Wolverine and the X-Men" comic, and many of the early issues (#9 to #18) seemed to be dealing very heavily with "Avengers vs X-Men" storyline, Hope, Phoenix, etc... My strong sense is ...
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How should I read the Star Wars books?

I've been a fan of the Star Wars movies since I was a kid, but I've never read any of the books. Every time I've thought about reading them, I change my mind because there is so many books, I don't ...
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What is the recommended order to read Honorverse works?

David Weber's Honorverse military SciFi series encompasses main series books, a couple of sub-series, and anthologies. Some of those works were published later but are in-universe prequels (e.g. ...
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What exactly was C.S.Lewis's opinion on the reading order of “Magician's Nephew” within Narnia books?

When looking at discussions of reading order of Narnia books, I see two contradictory opinions: that C.S. Lewis opined in favor of reading "The Magician's Nephew" in published order (e.g. here), or ...
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Dune saga: In which order should I read prequels, books and sequels

I'm really lucky, finally here in Spain all Frank Herbert's books will be published by the same editor in pocket edition! Unluckily all his works will be published in chronological order, and Dune has ...
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What is the proper viewing order of the DC Animated Universe?

The DC Animated Universe consists of many shows. Is there a "proper" viewing order? More than one possible recommended order? Chronological order? Or are there enough overlaps to make it worth ...
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In what order should I read the X-men comics?

This question is about 2000-2010, but I want to start from the very beginning. I know that Uncanny X-Men is the first one, but there are so many after them. In what order should I start reading ...
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Do the Sally Lockheart Mysteries have to be read in order?

I have read The Ruby in the Smoke, the first book of Pullman's Sally Lockheart Mysteries. Today I found The Tiger in the Well, the third book, in a bargain bin. I haven't read the second book yet, The ...
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“Recommended Viewing” before watching Doctor Who: “Day of the Doctor”?

My fiancee would like to watch "Day of the Doctor" in theatres. Unfortunately, we have only watched up to season 5 (the one ending in "The Big Bang"), so I fear that by jumping straight to "Day of ...
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Can my bookgroup start reading The Culture books at “Use of Weapons”?

My book group wants a sci-fi book. They're all incredibly intelligent and educated people who are all incredibly well-read. I'm not worried about the fractured narrative of Banks' Use of Weapons, but ...
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Suggested reading order of Revelation Space

I'm new here. I am going to start reading the Revelation Space books. Can someone please suggest me a reading order of the books? I'd like to know the characters before the main trilogy, but if some ...
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How important is it to watch Farscape in order?

I just watched my first episode of Farscape last night (random episode about being invaded by Klingon like characters), looking at the questions here, and browsing the Wikipedia article, it seems like ...
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What is the next book after “A Storm of Swords”? [duplicate]

I have finished reading the Game of Thrones book A Storm of Swords. I need to know which is the next book I should start on.
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Which order should I watch Star Trek? [duplicate]

I am young enough not to know about Star Trek. I am old enough but not enough to know about Star Trek. In which order should the TV Series and movies be watched in? Should someone watch all of them in ...
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Should I read R.I.P.D. “City of the Damned” comic before or after watching the movie? the original comic?

R.I.P.D. "City of the Damned" comic is a prequel to R.I.P.D. movie. But it was published later. In which order should I read/watch R.I.P.D. things? Published? (original comic, movie, "City of the ...
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What should I do if I want to cover 100% of Star Wars EU but don't want to play the games?

I would be interested in knowing 100% of what happened in Star Wars EU universe down to C level of canon (limited to what was published till now, d'oh). The problem is: Based on what I read on ...
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What are the sequels/prequels to X-Wing book series?

I'm reading the X-Wing series of Star Wars books, and trying to see if I need to cover any other EU material before/between/after those books, to go in correct "mentioned in" order. Are there any ...
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Which other movies are “in canon” with The Wolverine?

The movie "The Wolverine" (2013) covers, of course, Wolverine. Is it in canon with the previous X-Men movies? More specifically, which movies should one have already seen in order to understand this ...
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Is there a full directed graph for suggested order of reading of all Known Space books/stories?

I know that there are a couple of web sites which list a full timeline of Known Space works. Is the timeline order the suggested reading order for the full Known Space universe? If not, what is and ...
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Are there any Known Space works I should read before Man-Kzin Wars?

Are there any works set in Known Space Universe that should be read before Man-Kzin wars series? Please note the "should" - I am including works that aren't strictly speaking necessary to "get" the ...
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What is the correct order for reading material of Isaac Asimov?

This question has been asked for the Foundation and the Robot series.. but I wanted to know if there are other works of Asimov that should be read in a particular order, so that I don't read the ...
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Is Orson Scott Card adding any more novels to the Ender's Game universe? [closed]

Is Orson Scott Card adding any more novels to the Ender's Game universe? I am still working through them but it seems there are a bunch of chronologically convoluted additions that aren't mentioned ...
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If you want to read and understand storylines like “House of M” and “A vs. X” do you need to be an X Men fan for the most part?

I am a little newer to comics and i'm going to start from Disassembled up. I think I am going to like the Avengers more than the X Men (not because of the movies but because the characters have a wide ...
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Is there a listing of story arc episodes of Supernatural?

I just started season 3, and I'm getting a bit tired of the "Monster of the Week" episodes, that don't further the main story arcs. With several more seasons to go, I'm ready to start skipping ...
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In which order should I start Watching Star Trek movies and TV series [duplicate]

I don't know anything about Star Trek except for the fact that it's about spaceships In This question the person only wanted to watch the TV series. I want to watch every movie and TV-series there is ...
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In what order Should I read the Marvel story arcs between Civil War and Avengers vs. X-Men?

I just read Civil War and want to read the arcs between that and Avengers Vs X-Men. So far I have: Civil War Secret Invasion House of M Avengers Disassembled Dark Avengers ??? AvX I'm pretty sure ...
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Suggested reading order for the Battletech Mechwarrior novels?

I have been playing alot of Mech Warrior Online recently, and it's bringing back quite a bit of nostalgia for some of the older games in the franchise I used to play. Because the developers for MWO ...
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What is the correct reading order for Deadpool?

I have read random Deadpool graphic novels over the years. I would really like to start from the beginning, but I don't know where to start. Can someone post a complete reading order for me?
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Should I watch The Avengers before going to see Iron Man 3?

I want to catch up on the older movies before going to see Iron Man 3. Do I need to watch The Avengers (and therefore Thor, too)*? Or will Iron Man and Iron Man 2 be enough? * I realize this ...
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What Hulk titles are great for a newbie?

I'm a comic newbie in general and I just picked up Hulk essential Volume 1 (I.H 1-6, Tales to Astonish 60-91 inside). I like it so far. But the continuity of a lot of these older comics threatens to ...
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What is the Trade Paperback reading order before reading the Avengers (vol. 1)?

I'm having trouble. I'm a trade paperback person and somewhat new to comics (sorry for all the questions I have). I check them out at my local library. I was just wondering: • If I read trade ...
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What are some good Iron Man comics for a beginner?

I'm a 15 year old girl who would like to get into comics such as Iron Man (I'm a brand new reader of comics). I already saw Iron Man 1 but I want to understand his story in the comics because they ...
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Which Iron Man comic follows Invincible Iron Man?

I've been casually following the Invincible Iron Man comic by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca. I've been picking up the hard cover collected editions via Amazon every 6 months as they're released. ...
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Where should I begin with Star Trek: Enterprise?

ST:Enterprise seems to vie with Voyager as the worst Star Trek series, but from what I've heard- it redeems itself later in the series. When does this actually happen? What are the reasons that I ...
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Where to start in Marvel Unlimited

I recently purchased an annual membership to Marvel Unlimited which give you access to a ton of different comics in the Marvel Universe, so many I'm having a hard time deciding where to start. I don't ...
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Should I read Oryx and Crake before The Year of the Flood?

I recently got my hands on a copy of The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood. Reading its description on Wikipedia, I realized that it's set in the same universe as one of her previous novel, Oryx ...
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Fables - Where do the Cinderella stories fit in?

There are two spin offs to Fables starring Cinderella: Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love Cinderella: Fables are Forever How far do you need to get in the main series before there are no ...
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Should I read Neil Gaiman's mini-series first?

I have some back issues of the main Books of Magic series, however I don't have the Neil Gaiman mini-series that preceded it. Does reading the mini-series first add value to the main series?
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When does Jack of Fables spin off from Fables?

No spoilers please. I am currently reading Fables in trade paperback form. When do I need to start (planning for and) buying and reading Jack of Fables? I.E when does the spin-off begin in relation ...
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“Elves on the Road” reading order

What order should I read the various books set in Mercedes Lackey's Elves on the Road universe? Specifically, should I read them in publication order, or first one series, then another series, etc. ...
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I read Asimov's Foundation trilogy. Which Foundation novel should I tackle next? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What order should Asimov’s Foundation series be read in? I recently read Asimov's Foundation Trilogy (i. e. Foundation, Foundation and Empire and Second Foundation. I ...
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New To Star Trek [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where should I start with Star Trek? Hi I am new to Star Trek. Well I have seen random episodes here and there I have never fully watched a series. I am curious as to ...
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Which EU material tells Count Dooku's story before Attack of the Clones

I want to read Count Dooku's back story (Primarily, how he quit the Jedi and fell to the darkside, and his relationship with Sifo-Dyas, Palpatine etc..) his page on the wikia covers the what nicely, ...