Comic Book Herald has the following guides for reading DC Comics:
Dive In To DC Universe Comics
The 40 most essential reads in DC Comics from the 40’s through the 90’s! Includes classics like Batman: Year One, the Dark Knight Returns, and Superman: Man of Steel, among many others.
This guide will cover the 25 most essential DC Comics stories during the 2000’s (leading up to DC’s New 52)!
The simplest guide for approaches to start reading DC Comics this year.
DC Characters Reading Orders
DC Comics Event Timeline
Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
Cosmic Odyssey (1988)
The Death of Superman (1992)
Check out Comic Book Herald’s full Death of Superman reading order.
World Without a Superman (1993)
The Return of Superman (1993)
Underworld Unleashed (1995)
The Final Night (1996)
DC vs. Marvel Comics (1996)
Kingdom Come (1996)
DC One Million (1998)
Day of Judgment (1999)
JLA: Earth 2 (2000)
The Comic Book Herald guide to getting up to speed with the DC Comics of the 2000s. Check out the full DC reading order! Includes:
Our Worlds at War (2001)
Identity Crisis (2004)
Seven Soldiers (Feb 2005 to Oct 2006)
Infinite Crisis (Nov. 2005 to May 2006)
52 (March 2006 to May 2007)
Final Crisis (2008)
Blackest Night Reading Order (2009)
Brightest Day Reading Order (2010)
The New 52 (2011 – 2016)
The New 52 reading order includes every DC Comic that was released from 2011 to mid-year 2016. This also includes all New 52 event reading orders such as Night of the Owls or Forever Evil!
Convergence Reading Order (2015)
A complete, annotated Convergence reading order for new DC comics fans!
DC Rebirth (2016)
Dark Nights: Metal (2017)
DC Rebirth Year Two (2017-2018)
Doomsday Clock (2017-2018)
DC Rebirth Year Three (2018-2019)
Heroes in Crisis (2018-2019)
Event Leviathan (2019)
Year of the Villain (2019)
DC Rebirth Year Four (2019-2020)
Year of the Villain: The Infected (2019-2020)
Batman: Joker War (2020)
Dark Nights: Death Metal (2020 – 2021)
DC Future State (2021)
DC Infinite Frontier (2021)
Dark Crisis (2022)