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The Wicked + The Divine Reading Order

The Wicked + The Divine Reading Order: How to read Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvi’s series?

Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead.

What is The Wicked + The Divine about?

Created by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, and published by Image Comics, The Wicked + The Divine is a contemporary fantasy comic book series that follows a young teenage girl, Laura, as she interacts with the Pantheon, a group of twelve people who discover that they are reincarnated deities.

It is said that each cycle of The Pantheon will not live past two years from the start of the series, and that every 90 years the Pantheon is reincarnated. This cycle is known as the Recurrence.

Dark Nights Death Metal Reading Order

Dark Nights: Death Metal Reading Order: How to read the sequel to Dark Nights Metal?

The Dark Nights return…

What is the Dark Nights: Death Metal event about?

After the big success of the Dark Nights Metal event, writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo are back with a massive follow up with the help of James Tynion IV, Marguerite Bennett, Joshua Williamson, Peter J. Tomasi, Garth Ennis, Daniel Warren Johnson, Frank Tieri, Tony S. Daniel, Jamal Igle, Joëlle Jones, Daniel Warren Johnson, Riley Rossmo, Francesco Francavilla and more.

Here is the official synopsis: When the DC Universe is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond recognition, while Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman have all been separated and must fight to survive. Along the way, Wonder Woman roars across the horrifying Dark Multiverse landscape in the world’s most demented monster truck, with Swamp Thing riding shotgun! And when the Justice League launches its assault on New Apokolips, the team’s goal is to free Superman from his solar prison—but it all goes off the rails when they learn that the Man of Steel is gone for good thanks to the Anti-Life Equation.

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Batman Joker War Reading Order

Batman: Joker War Reading Order: How to read the last Batman event?

Not The war of Jokes and Riddles, another war with the Joker.

What is the Joker War about?

Written by James Tynion IV and illustrated by Jorge Jimenez, Batman: The Joker War is taking us to issue #100 of the series with a story in which The Clown Prince of Crime and the Dark Knight Detective go head-to-head for the last time.

So, here is the official synopsis: The Joker has never wanted to win before, he’s never wanted his battle with Batman to end, but now his motivation has shifted. As The Joker’s plan to assemble an army materializes, the only person who can save Batman from the brink of true madness is Harley Quinn. And while all this is happening, the villains of Gotham City are waiting out the carnage Joker has unleashed—and Catwoman assembles an army of her own!

Rick and Morty Comics Reading Order

Rick and Morty Comics Reading Order: How to read the comic book series based on the Adult Swim hit series?

Wubba Lubba Dub Dub!!!

What is the Rick and Morty series about?

The crazy world created by Dan Harmon & Justin Roiland in their hit Adult Swim animated show Rick & Morty goes beyond the screen and in the comic book world!

Published by Oni Press, the Rick & Morty comic book series expand the universe of the super scientist Rick Sanchez and his grandson Morty—but also his teenage granddaughter Summer, his veterinary surgeon daughter Beth, and his hapless son-in-law Jerry—with a lot of as insane adventures.

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Saga Reading Order: How to read Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ epic space opera comic book series?

The sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds.

What is Saga about?

Created by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples, published by Image Comics, Saga is an epic space opera/fantasy comic book series heavily influenced by Star Wars.

It depicts two lovers from long-warring extraterrestrial races, Alana and Marko, fleeing authorities from both sides of a galactic war as they struggle to care for their newborn daughter, Hazel, who occasionally narrates the series.

Parker Books in Order

Parker Books in Order: How to read Richard Stark’s series?

Did you know Lee Marvin, Robert Duvall and Mel Gibson played Parker.

What is Richard Stark’s Parker series about?

Written by American novelist Donald E. Westlake (1933-2008) under the pseudonym Richard Stark, the Parker series is a classic crime series.

This is about Parker, a ruthless career criminal, a heister, a pro, the best of them. He is the one you want if you plan a robbery, but you don’t want to cross him. Parker is relentlessly focused, cold, methodical, smart and really tough.

Jupiter's Legacy Reading Order

Jupiter’s Legacy Reading Order: How to read Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s comics series?

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Soon to be a Netflix series!

What is jupiter’s Legacy about?

More than a decade after their last collaboration on The Authority, superstar author Mark Millar and artist Frank Quitely are working together again to bring us Jupiter’s Legacy, a complex story of superheroes, family, justice and power.

Composed of two interconnected series, Jupiter’s Legacy and the prequel Jupiter’s Legacy, this story began at the beginning of the 1930s with a group of young Americans finding powers and using it to make America great. Years later, the new generation of superheroes doesn’t share their way of thinking and conflict emerge that will change the fate of humanity.

Serenity Firefly Reading Order

Serenity/Firefly Reading Order: How to read/watch Joss Whedon’s series?

Meet the most spaced-out crew in the galaxy.

What is Firefly about?

Firefly is an American space Western media franchise created by Joss Whedon. It includes the TV series Firefly, the film Serenity, some novels and multiples comic books.

The series is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system , and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a “Firefly-class” spaceship. In this future, the only two surviving superpowers, the United States and China, fused to form the central federal government, called the Alliance, resulting in the fusion of the two cultures.

Hellmouth Reading Order

Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel: Hellmouth Reading Order: How to read the Buffy/Angel Boom Studios’ event?

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As explained in the Buffyverse Comics Reading Order, Dark Horse Comics’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer license expired at the end of 2018, and the license is now in the hands of BOOM! Studios who relaunched the series in 2019 and followed 3 months later with an Angel title. The publisher didn’t lose time and offered the first cross-over event, Hellmouth.

What is the Hellmouth event about?

Written by Jordie Bellaire and Jeremy Lambert and illustrated by Eleonora Carlini and Marco Renna, Hellmouth is a miniseries of the crossover event tying into the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel comic book series.

As Boom Studios explain to us, Buffy and her Scooby Gang will have to muster all their strength as they deal with an open Hellmouth that threatens the lives of everyone they love in Sunnydale. Meanwhile, Angel, the vampire cursed with a soul, arrives in town to find his redemption by doing whatever it takes to close the Hellmouth… and no human, demon, or Slayer will stand in his way.

Amulet Books in Order

Amulet Books in Order: How to read Kazu Kibuishi’s graphic novel series?

Two ordinary children are on a life-or-death mission in a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, and a giant robot.

What is Amulet about?

Illustrated and written by Kazu Kibuishi, Amulet is an American graphic novel series. The story follows the adventures of Emily, a young girl who discovers a magical amulet in her great-grandfather’s house.

After their father’s death, Emily and her younger brother Navin move into their great-grandfather’s country house outside a town called Norlen. The children soon find themselves battling for the freedom of a parallel world and face mounting dangers with newfound friends.

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