Billy Batson, aka Shazam, aka Captain Marvel (but, no, not that Captain Marvel) is one of the more beleaguered heroes in all of superhero comics. Lawsuits, alleged infringement (with the Man of Steel himself!), and copyright issues have kept the world's mightiest mortal from never quite reclaiming … [Read More...] about Shazam! (DC’s Captain Marvel & The Marvel Family) Reading Order
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Marvel Fresh Start Reading Order!
Marvel Fresh Start is the 2018 summer rebranding of the Marvel Comics publishing line, following hot on the barely-walking-yet heels of late 2017’s Marvel Legacy. As the name suggests, Marvel is desperately positioning this rebrand as a great time to jump onboard with any number of comics getting … [See the Reading Order!] about Marvel Fresh Start Reading Order
Where To Start?
Welcome to the Comic Book Herald Complete Marvel Reading Order Guide. Some quick words of explanation that should help answer the most frequent questions. In the years I've worked editing and updating this guide, I've focused primarily on the modern era of comics from the late 90's through the … [See the Reading Order!] about The Complete Marvel Reading Order Guide
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Simply put, the Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo led DC Dark Nights: Metal is the most excited I've been about a comic book event since Marvels' 2015 Secret Wars (aka my favorite comic event of all time). Metal reunites the stellar New 52 Batman creative team in an event spanning a multiverse of … [See the Reading Order!] about Dark Nights: Metal Reading Order
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Since DC Rebirth launched in June 2016, all roads have led to Doomsday Clock. Mysteries of watchmakers and button-wearers have been teased throughout various comics in the Rebirth era, asking the question who exactly has been teasing with the fabric of the DC Universe? And perhaps more importantly: … [See the Reading Order] about Doomsday Clock Reading Order