questions asking for a suggested reading or watching order for big series or franchises

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

1
vote
1answer
88 views

Which order to read the IDW Transformers comics?

I've purchased the following comics as part of the Humble Transformers Bundle offer and now wonder whether I should read them in some specific chronological order or not: Transformers Classics, Vol. ...
2
votes
0answers
55 views

What's the reading order for Age of Apocalypse?

I've been looking around and found many many conflicting topics. Can you help? Thanks
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Young Avengers / Childrens Crusade what to read?

So years ago I've read YOUNG AVENGERS (2005 - 2006). Thanks to the ComiCon Discount I've subscribed to Marvel Unlimited and I just found this comic again and saw that there are a lot more, like Young ...
-3
votes
1answer
114 views

Important Doctor Who (Original) Episodes to watch

I have already watched all previous seasons of Doctor Who (2005) and am waiting for the next season. I want to watch Doctor Who (60s) series, but it's not easy for me to watch 700 episodes in ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Reading order of H.P.Lovecraft's stories [duplicate]

I want to start reading some H.P.Lovecraft stories since I've heard a lot of good things about them. Now from what I've gathered, they all take place in our world and some have recurring characters (I ...
1
vote
1answer
284 views

Reading order for Wolverine's history

I want to learn the history of Wolverine from the beginning. What comic issues should I read and in what order to understand how he became what he is (what he actually is) and he came to the present ...
6
votes
2answers
176 views

What is the suggested viewing order for The Clone Wars?

I've read that the TV show Star Wars: The Clone Wars did not air in chronological order. Is there a consensus or authority on the recommended viewing order? Are there any benefits to watching it in ...
3
votes
1answer
137 views

Novels set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

I've recently started reading some of the Star Wars extended universe novels, and have really started to enjoy them. I'm also a big fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the storylines and ...
4
votes
1answer
221 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
401 views

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, ...
2
votes
2answers
508 views

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: ...
2
votes
1answer
845 views

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. ...
6
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
350 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
228 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
108 views

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 ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

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. ...
6
votes
2answers
190 views

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 ...
12
votes
4answers
4k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
3k views

What’s the viewing order for new Doctor Who episodes *and* minisodes?

I’m currently re-watching new Who, in the hope of understanding what on earth is going on during the Christmas special. In addition to the episodes themselves, in recent years the BBC has also ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
921 views

Is there a reading order for Zenescope's Grimm Fairy Tales?

I've just started finally reading this series and have the first two TPBs. I'm thoroughly hooked and I see there is a ton of of various GFT titles that have been done and also currently going. I have ...
4
votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

“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 ...
19
votes
5answers
9k views

Game of Thrones: Alternate reading order for Books 4 and 5?

I'm still working my way through the third book, but as I understand it, books four and five (A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons) occur at the same time -- both picking up immediately after A ...
3
votes
2answers
273 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
434 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
777 views

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 ...
-11
votes
1answer
2k views

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.
0
votes
0answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
299 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
204 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
581 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
278 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
157 views

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 ...
5
votes
4answers
6k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
672 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
294 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
23
votes
12answers
54k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
519 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
8k views

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?
14
votes
3answers
14k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
185 views

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 ...
20
votes
2answers
47k views

Reading order of “A Song of Ice and Fire”

I've become hooked on HBO's A Game of Thrones, so I was going to read the books. However, I'm a little confused as to which order to read them since there are novellas based on chapters of the ...
3
votes
1answer
172 views

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 ...