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 “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) ...
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What’s the reading order for Superior Iron Man?

I want to start reading Superior Iron Man. What is the ideal reading order for Superior Iron Man?
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What is the release date order for all of Star Trek?

My girlfriend and I have been watching (and very much enjoying) Star Trek: The Original Series recently, resulting in us deciding to try to watch the whole lot in the order it was released. The ...
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Is there a suggested order for the works of Philip K. Dick?

I've been reading some works of Philip K. Dick recently and, as I aim on reading them all, I was wondering if there is some sort of suggested order. Given the few novels I have read, I expect most of ...
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In what order should I read the Heechee novels and stories?

I played the graphical text adventure game, "Frederik Pohl's Gateway" many years ago (and again, many times since), and I decided I should read the novel Gateway on which it was (loosely) based. I ...
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Recommended order of Glen Cook's Dread Empire novels

Chronologically, the books released in this order (from Wikipedia) : Main Sequence A Shadow of All Night Falling (1979) October's Baby (1980) All Darkness Met (1980) Prequels ...
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What reading order would get a comic newbie into Superman Rebirth?

I am a newcomer to comics with an interest in reading a Superman storyline. I have little deep knowledge of the Superman canon beyond what can be gleaned from the movies. As I understand it, the main ...
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When should Sleeping in Light be viewed? [duplicate]

Sleeping in Light is the final episode of the television series Babylon 5. There is a series chronology posted on the Wikipedia page for the series, which includes related movies and series. ...
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Can you watch the Butterfly Effect Movies out of order?

So I read the previews of all three Butterfly Effect movies and they all seem to be separate stories about separate people with separate ways of travelling through time. Does this mean that you can ...
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Suggested order for the Redwall series?

What is the most correct order in which to read Brian Jacques's series of Redwall books? I read most or all of them when I was younger, but would like to know how to order them in case I ever return ...
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Is this Star Trek order ok? [duplicate]

I am currently on season 3 of Star Trek: TOS, and wanted to know if/how watching in this order will affect the story (NO SPOILERS PLEASE!!!): Star Trek: TOS Star Trek: TAS Star Trek movies 1-7 Star ...
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After the Horus Heresy, what are the next series chronologically?

I came to my instant Warhammer addiction by way of a single Horus Heresy book sitting in the library surrounded by lesser books not carrying the light of the Emperor...Once I beheld the staggeringly ...
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Reading order of CoDominium books?

In Order of Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle Books two of the books are mentioned, bit looking in Wikipedia the CoDominium series is much larger, as it is mainly Pournelle who has carried the story. ...
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What is the correct reading order of books for the Obarskyr line?

In this question I found our that the line of Kings in Cormyr is still unbroken. What is the correct reading order of books if I'm only interested in catching up with the royal line of Cormyr? The ...
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Spider-man histories between Civil War and Secret Invasion

Reading New Avengers #27, We can see Peter using that black costume and reading The Amazing Spider man you just see him using that costume after its aunt was shot. I'm confused about it, because the ...
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What order should the books in the Percy Jackson universe be read in?

There are several dozen novels, short stories and other works set in the same world as Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Many of them aren't released chronologically in relation to each ...
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Which MCU movies are essential background for Civil War?

I'm interested to see Captain America: Civil War, but I haven't been keeping up with the Marvel Cinematic Universe very well. I've seen the first Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America films, half of the ...
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What's more important to have seen before Civil War: Daredevil S2 or Agent Carter S2?

My best friend has been lagging behind on her MCU TV shows lately. She's definitely going to be caught up with Agents of SHIELD before seeing Civil War, but she may not have time to watch both Agent ...
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What is the correct order to read the Diablo books series?

I'm starting to read the Diablo books series and I'm looking for correct order of books to start reading. Is there any recommended order for this book series?
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What are all comics about Emma Frost?

I'm interested to know more about Emma, and I would like to know what does come after Bloom's History? Emma Frost: Higher Learning (#1-6) Emma Frost: Mind Games (#1-6) Emma Frost: Bloom (#1-6) ...
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What are the essential comics in Marvel's “Civil War” comic event?

In preparation for seeing the film Captain America: Civil War, I'd like to read the Marvel comic event that it is based on. I have Marvel Unlimited, so I can read all of the issues no problem. However,...
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X-Men: reading order for story arcs

I would like to confirm if this reading order for X-Men story arcs is correct. (For example, I've heard that “Messiah Complex” actually comes before “House of M”.) Is the following reading order ...
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Which order to read the 4 Old Republic novels?

I've just purchased a single e-book containing the four Old Republic novels. They are presented in order of their publishing date: Fatal Alliance, Deceived, Revan, & Annihilation, respectively. ...
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Is “Uncharted Tales” related in any way to the main comic book series?

I'm currently reading the Farscape comic book series, and I've read TBOTEOTB, "Strange Detractors", "Gone And Back" and "Tangled Roots" already. I see that there are two side series available. For one,...
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In what order should I read the Dragonlance trilogies? [duplicate]

Recently I have finished the Chronicles trilogy by Margaret Wise and Tracy Hickman. I tried to find the Trilogy that comes after Chronicles, but the library didn't know. What is the correct reading ...
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Should I start reading batman from the start or from the new 52?

So I was looking to start reading the batman series. I have read through this question: Where to start reading The Batman? but it only seemed to confuse me as some of those releases are ...
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What is the intended viewing order for Farscape?

This question already asks what about the importance of watching Farscape in the intended order, but unfortunately the only answer that offers an intended order recommends going by the production code,...
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Is there a chronological reading order for Star Trek books?

I just started reading the Star Trek books and would like to know what is the best order for reading so that I can progress chronologically.
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Are the X-Men movies related to Deadpool? [duplicate]

No spoilers, please! My friend and I plan to see Deadpool soon, but she hasn't seen any of the X-Men movies. Would she benefit at all from having seen the X-Men movies (or at least, any specific ones)...
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Reading order for Bob, Agent of Hydra

Bob, Agent of Hydra (aka Hydra Bob) is a minor Hydra extra in the comics who is sometimes a sidekick of Deadpool. What is the reading order for the comics featuring Hydra Bob?
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Which X-Men movies should I watch before Deadpool?

I want to watch Deadpool, but I have heard the character has appeared in X-Men series too. My question is, if I watch X-Men before Deadpool, will it enhance my interest in the Deadpool character?
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What are the key books regarding Marvel's Illuminati?

Marvel's Illuminati group has grown in size since I first encountered it, and apparently has been involved in many more of the Marvel universe's major incidents. I first became aware of them in Planet ...
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Should I reread Incarnations of Immortality before tackling Under a Velvet Cloak?

So, I just discovered that Piers Anthony released another novel in his Incarnations of Immortality series called Under a Velvet Cloak. Apparently, this involves the Incarnation of Night, a new (to us) ...

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