Earth 22 – The Kingdom Come Universe


Due to the vast amount of time travel involved in these stories, there is no overall order – depending on which character you choose to follow, you’ll get a different order. This timeline largely adheres to the original publication order, but notes where this breaks down.

Kingdom Come
Reprints Kingdom Come #1-4 (May 1996 – August 1996) plus additional material.
This is the Absolute edition, containing a plethora of special features including annotations to the story.
The Kingdom
Reprints The Kingdom #1-2 (both February 1999); The Kingdom: Kid Flash #1 (February 1999); The Kingdom: Nightstar #1 (February 1999); The Kingdom: Offspring #1 (February 1999); The Kingdom: Planet Krypton #1 (February 1999); & The Kingdom: Son of the Bat #1 (February 1999).
This story occurs next in publication order, earliest in terms of actual chronology, and between the appearance of Superman in Thy Kingdom Come (see below) and the epilogue to that story.
Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 1
Reprints Justice Society of America #7-12 (September 2007 – March 2008).
The appearance of Superman in this story occurs during the fourth chapter of the original Kingdom Come story, and continues into the next volume.
Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 2
Reprints Justice Society of America #13-18 (April 2008 – October 2008) and Annual #1 (September 2008).
The appearance of Superman in this story occurs during the fourth chapter of the original Kingdom Come story. It follows on from the previous volume, and continues into the next volume.
Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 3
Reprints Justice Society of America #19-22 (November 2008 – February 2009); Justice Society of America Kingdom Come Special: Superman (January 2009); Justice Society of America Kingdom Come Special: Magog (January 2009); & Justice Society of America Kingdom Come Special: The Kingdom (January 2009).
The appearance of Superman in this story occurs mostly during the fourth chapter of the original Kingdom Come story, and follows on from the previous volume. The epilogue to this volume occurs after his appearance in The Kingdom above.