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Questions tagged [suggested-order]

For questions asking about the suggested reading or watching order for a series or franchise. If asking specifically for the chronological ordering, use the [chronological-order] tag instead.

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Can you read Isaac Asimov's Rest of the Robots without reading I, Robot?

How catastrophic is it to read Asimov's "Rest of the Robots" without having read the first book of the robot series: "I, Robot"? If the knowledge gap is too big, is it possible to simply watch the ...
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When should I watch The Sarah Jane Adventures alongside Doctor Who?

I know that there are certain times to watch Torchwood alongside Doctor Who (ie season one finale coincides with the start of "Utopia") but I'm just wondering is there certain times to watch The Sarah ...
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The Risen Empire, by Scott Westerfeld. Was that series ever finished?

Note: my question is specifically about whether this series had a conclusion or not. Not publisher decisions about optimal book length. I was aware of those already. I've read The Risen Empire and ...
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Order of watching Spider-Man movies

What is the order for watching the Spider-Man movies? I tried finding it online, but it included all the "failed projects" and animated TV shows. Could someone please make a list of the (live-action) ...
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X-Men Reading order after 2012?

I have found this complete guide for the reading order of X-Men comics and tie-ins but sadly it stops at the publishing year of 2012. Could anyone tell me the reading order for the next events like ...
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What is the shortest route through the Horus Heresy series?

I have begun reading the Horus Heresy stories in the recommended order: Horus Rising False Gods Galaxy in Flames Flight of the Eisenstein I've also read Fulgrim where the story moves onto Isstan V ...
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What is the Recommended Reading Order For Marvel Noir?

I am currently trying to get caught up on as many Marvel stories as possible and was trying to figure out the recommended reading order for the Marvel Noir timeline. Here are the issues in question: ...
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Suggested reading order of “The Expanse: Origins” graphic novels

I've just discovered about the existence of four graphic novels set in the Expanse universe that tell the story of the four main characters, named Origins. Is there a suggested reading order for ...
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Dragon Age Comics Reading Order

I wish to begin reading the Dragon Age comics but all the reading orders I found online were either about the books or were incomplete. So, what is the correct reading order of the Dragon Age comics?
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I have read Prelude To Foundation, will I miss much if i skip the Forward The Foundation?

I have read the Prelude To Foundation on my phone and I want to continue reading the Foundation Series. The problem is that I can't find a book version of Forward The Foundation, so i'll also have to ...
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“Best” (least spoilers) order to watch the Star Wars Movies (1-6)? [duplicate]

I plan to introduce a young audience to the Star Wars movies, and was wondering if there's a "best" order in which to introduce them to the series? I figure watching it chronologically (i.e. 1-6) will ...
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Reading order of The Books of Magic

In what order should one read The Books of Magic? I'm mostly concerned with the main series issues and its spinoffs - The Books of Faerie seems to have threads and at least one revelation that take ...
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In what order should I read Andre Norton's space novels?

I'm just finishing up rereading The Zero Stone and Uncharted Stars after forty years or so, and I've realized she wrote many more books in the same general setting -- I recall Zacathans, for instance, ...
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Is there a prescribed reading order for Gail Levine's Princess books?

Is there a prescribed reading order for Gail Levine's Princess books or are they all independent and not part of the single universe and can be read in arbitrary order? (Ella Enchanted, Fairest, The ...
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What series to watch if I want to get the whole Bat family experience?

I've been trying to find out what series to watch if I want to get the whole Bat family experience like the whole story from Robin/Nightwing's side, the whole thing about Jason Todd, Tim Drake, ...
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Should I watch Star Trek: the Original Series in order? [duplicate]

Excepting two-part episodes, should I watch TOS in some sort of order (production vs. stardate, etc), and if so, which, or are all the episodes essentially independent? If a few episodes are not ...
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex episode viewing order?

I got partway through Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex a while ago and would like to start again. There are two types of episodes: "Stand Alone" and "Complex". The latter has on ongoing plot, ...
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Can one watch Defenders without watching the previous individual shows?

I have an active interest in most super-hero films and shows that have come out, however, as the title indicates, I've not seen them all. However, with the release of Marvel's: The Defenders today, I ...
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In what order should Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches be read?

I don't know why it took me so long but I have just started reading the vampire chronicles. I have been looking into the correct reading order and have found vastly different opinions, even from ...
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Are “The Expanse” short stories a mandatory read?

I'm reading the beautiful The Expanse series, and I'm currently on book 3, Abaddon's Gate. I am reading the Italian editions (I don't have any problem about reading in English, but it's my main ...
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Are there any suggestions to read the 'Forgotten Realms' books?

A couple of months ago, I met with with Salvatore's fantasy world and I really loved it. At first I had no idea how big this world is. I've read 'The Dark Elf Trilogy' books (Homeland, Exile and ...
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In what order should I watch the original Planet of the Apes film series?

Given that the original Planet of the Apes film series features time travel both ways and some later films tie back to the first film in the series, in what order should I watch the films? Is it ...
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Is there any certain chronological order of all of Isaac Asimov's series, novels and short stories that Isaac Asimov himself specified? [duplicate]

Even though that there are many recommended personal reading orders about Isaac Asimov's series, novels and short stories, is there any specific chronological order which was specified by Isaac Asimov ...
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Which comics do I need to read for the story behind Thor and Loki's new female versions?

Based on a quick internet search, the volumes involved are: Thor: God of Thunder, vol 4 Thors: Battleworld Thor: Goddess of Thunder Mighty Thor: Thunder in Her Veins These stories are about the ...
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Can I skip the Riftwar Legacy books?

I stopped reading the Riftwar Cycle after the Serpentwar Saga, and I thought about picking it up again now. I prefer to read everything in publication order, so the next books are the Riftwar Legacy. ...
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New to Comics and need help with the character I've chosen to read about [duplicate]

Ok so I started reading the Wolverine comics and started off with Origins I & II (2001-2002). I want to read more about Logan and Origins ended with Wolverine killing Victor Creed's brother (Saul ...
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What is necessary to know before seeing Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales?

The fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean saga has just been released. I have only few memories of the story of the first three episodes, and I didn't see the fourth one. If I remember ...
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How can I catch up with the story in Magic: the Gathering?

I'm trying to figure out how far back I need to go to get the full picture of the current Magic: the Gathering story. There's a full list here which seem to be split into various cycles not all of ...
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Order of the unreleased Clone Wars [duplicate]

I want to watch the unreleased Clone Wars, but I'm not sure of a specific order there may be to watch it in. I am fully aware that the released ones are out of order and I'm afraid these may be too.
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Can I start Hellblazer from any point?

Given that John Constantine was introduced on The Saga of the Swamp Thing #37 (June 1985), had its launch title (John Constantine, Hellblazer) in 1988, ended in 2013 @ its' 300th issue and was ...
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How are Robin Hobb novels related to each other?

Robin Hobb has written many novels, that are part of several series, that in turn belong to a broader cycle called The Realm of the Elderlings. From what I have gathered, this cycle is composed by the ...
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What should I read to see what happened with Ms Marvel during the Secret Wars?

I just picked up the Ms Marvel TPB Vol 5 (Super Famous), which I was disappointed to discover does not pick up directly after Vol 4 (Last Days). Although, I am happy to see the series continue, ...
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Can “Marvel Legacy” comics be read without knowing about older comics?

In order to read Marvel's new "Marvel Legacy" comics, do I have to read older comics first to understand the characters and their backstories?
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Do I need to read Ian Cameron Esslemont's novels? [duplicate]

I am currently up to book 6 in the Malazan Book of the Fallen. Having solely read Steven Erikson's line, am I missing out on vital information. I know that the two lines are somewhat separate but ...
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David Gemmell's Drenai Series reading order

I recently bought David Gemmell's Legend, suggested by a bookseller which also informed me that it was part of independent novels within a whole world. However, she told me there were details featured ...
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Suggested reading order for the Solar Cycle by Gene Wolfe

What's the suggested reading order for the Solar Cycle by Gene Wolfe? Usually I read series by publication order, but I'm confused about the various collections and omnibuses. I see that Tor.com is ...
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What are the essential films one needs to watch before “Logan”?

My best friend and I are planning to go see Logan soon, but she doesn't have the time to watch eight X-Men movies beforehand. What are the most important movies to have seen before Logan?
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Was the Injustice storyline published in multiple serials? If so, which one do I have?

I picked up Injustice: Volume 1 and Injustice: Volume 2 recently from Barnes and Noble. I'm looking to pick up Injustice: Volume 3, but it doesn't appear to exist as per my Google searching. Is ...
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In what order should I watch Gargoyles (1994) and related materials?

If I only want to see canonical things, in what order should I watch and read Gargoyles (1994) and its associated works? A thing is "canonical" if series creator Greg Weisman says it is.
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Are the different Superman comic series linked?

I've been trying to get back into comics, and am interested in collecting Superman single issues. I am familiar with the "Triangle numbering" period of Superman, where the stories between Superman, ...
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Suggested reading order for Ultimates paperbacks

I realize this kind of question is a bit of a gray area for the site, but following that disclaimer, I also know I can probably get a good answer here. The question is about reading order in the ...
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At what point is it safe to start using the Wheel of Time companion

I have started reading the Wheel of Time series last year and I am now on the fourth book, *The Shadow Rising. There is a lot of info to take in and I enjoy the world building very much. I have often ...
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Can I read “Abaddon's Gate” without having read the previous books in the Expanse series?

Can I read book number three, Abaddon's Gate, from the series The Expanse by James S.A. Corey, without having read any of the previous books in the series?
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Is there a sequence of episodes that I can watch to get a comprehensive canonical history of Vulcan?

I want to get the history of Vulcan from the source instead of from Memory Alpha and other secondary sources. Is there a sequence of key episodes (all series included) which I can watch to pull this ...
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Are there any significant plot elements in Fantastic Beasts that will be missed if I haven't seen the Harry Potter films?

I have read all seven Harry Potter books, and The Cursed Child1, but I've only watched the first two movies. Do I have to watch all eight movies in order to fully understand the significant plot ...
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What is the reading order for Civil War 2?

What is the ideal reading order for Civil War 2? Different sites show different orders and hence I am confused.
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How to watch every DC property in perfect order? [closed]

I have never seen any DC films, tv shows, read any comics or anything. I honestly know nothing. I was wondering if there is an order for ALL the films, tv shows, spin-offs and animated media like ...
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Read all of Lucifer's story from his spin off on Sandman? [duplicate]

I would like to read Lucifer's story from the very beginning which I know started in a Sandman comic book issue. Which are the Sandman comics that involve Lucifer and after that do I read the books?? ...
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What is the chronological order of Dead Space media?

I have played the first game and watched an animated film, Dead Space: Downfall, years ago. The film was a prequel to the game. Now, I understand, there are comics and even another animated film (at ...
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Should I read 'Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel' before going to see Star Wars: Rogue One?

I have acquired a copy of Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel (in a game of chance) and I'm due to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on opening weekend. Has there been any specific advice offered (by Disney) ...