Crisis
Crisis
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A “crisis” event in the DC Universe usually indicates some kind of shift (huge or surprisingly subtle) in the multiverse. Or hypertimeline. Or whatever they’re calling it this week.

This means that there are big crossover books jammed with characters, and at least a couple people get killed or rebooted. Fun!

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Crisis_On_Multiple_Earths_The_Team_Ups_Vol_1 + Crisis on Multiple Earths: The Team Ups Vol. 1
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Flash 123, 129, 137, 151; Green Lantern 40; Showcase 55-56; Brave And The Bold 61 September 1961 – September 1965
Crisis_On_Multiple_Earths_Vol_1 + Crisis on Multiple Earths Vol. 1
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Justice League Of America 21-22, 29-30, 37-38, 46-47 August 1963 – September 1966
Crisis_On_Multiple_Earths_The_Team_Ups_Vol_2 + Crisis on Multiple Earths: The Team Ups Vol. 2
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Atom 29, 36; Flash 170, 173; Green Lantern 45, 52; Brave And The Bold 62; Spectre 3 October 1965 – May 1968
Crisis_On_Multiple_Earths_Vol_2 + Crisis on Multiple Earths Vol. 2
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Justice League Of America 55-56, 64-65, 72-73, 83-84 August 1967 – September 1970
Crisis_On_Multiple_Earths_Vol_3 + Crisis on Multiple Earths Vol. 3
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Justice League Of America 91-92, 100-102, 107-108, 113 August 1971 – October 1974
Crisis_On_Multiple_Earths_Vol_4 + Crisis on Multiple Earths Vol. 4
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Justice League Of America 122-124, 135-137, 147-148 October 1975 – November 1977
Crisis On Multiple Earths Vol. 5 + Crisis On Multiple Earths Vol. 5
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Justice League Of America 159-160, 171-172, 183-185 October 1978 – December 1980
Crisis_On_Infinite_Earths + Crisis on Infinite Earths
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Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 – 12 April 1985 – March 1986
Absolute Crisis On Infinite Earths + Absolute Crisis On Infinite Earths
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Crisis On Infinite Earths 1-12; The Official Crisis on Infinite Earths Cross-Over Index 1; The Official Crisis on Infinite Earths Index 1 April 1985 – July 1986
Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Four + Saga of the Swamp Thing: Book 4
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Swamp Thing 43-50 December 1985 – July 1986
Swamp_Thing_Book_4_A_Murder_Of_Crows + Swamp Thing: A Murder of Crows
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Swamp Thing 43-50 December 1985 – July 1986
History_Of_The_DC_Universe + History of the DC Universe
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History of The DC Universe (Prestige) 1-2 1986
Zero_Hour_Crisis_In_Time + Zero Hour: Crises In Time
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Zero Hour: Crisis In Time 0-4, Showcase ’94 8-9 July 1994 – September 1994
No Cover + Batman / Planetary: Night On Earth
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Identity_Crisis + Identity Crisis
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Identity Crisis 1-7 August 2004 – February 2005
Countdown_To_Infinite_Crisis_The_Omac_Project + Countdown to Infinite Crisis: The OMAC Project
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The OMAC Project 1-6, Countdown to Infinite Crisis 1, Wonder Woman 219 June – November 2005
Countdown_To_Infinite_Crisis_Day_Of_Vengeance + Countdown to Infinite Crisis: Day of Vengeance
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Day of Vengeance 1-6; Action Comics 826; Adventures of Superman 639; Superman 216 June – November 2005
Countdown_To_Infinite_Crisis_Rann_Thanagar_War + Countdown to Infinite Crisis: Rann-Thanagar War
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Rann-Thanagar War 1-6 July – December 2005
Countdown_To_Infinite_Crisis_Villains_United + Countdown to Infinite Crisis: Villains United
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Villains United 1-6 July – December 2005
Infinite Crisis + Infinite Crisis
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Infinite Crisis 1-7, SFO, “Infinite Discussions” December 2005 – June 2006
Infinite_Crisis_Companion + Infinite Crisis Companion
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Day of Vengeance Special, Omac Project Special, Rann – Thanagar War Special, Villains United Special March – June 2006
Superman_Infinite_Crisis_This_Is_Your_Life + Superman: Infinite Crisis
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Superman 226; Action Comics 836; Adventures of Superman 649; Infinite Crisis 5; Infinite Crisis Secret Files 2006 1 April 2006
52_The_Companion + 52: The Companion
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Animal Man 16; Detective Comics 350; Gotham Central 40; JSA 43-44; Metal Men 45; Mysterious Suspense 1; Rip Hunter: Time Master 6; Secret Origins 35; Strange Adventures 226; Superman: The Man Of Steel 97 January 1962 – April 2006
52_Volume_1 + 52: Volume 1
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52: 1-13 May – August 2006
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52: 14-26 August – November 2006
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52: 27-39 November 2006 – January 2007
52_Volume_4 + 52: Volume 4
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52: 40-52 February – May 2007
DC_World_War_III_From_The_Pages_Of_52 + DC: World War III
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52: 50; World War III 1-4 April – June 2007
Infinite_Crisis_Aftermath_The_Battle_For_Bludhaven + Infinite Crisis Aftermath: Battle For Bludhaven
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Crisis Aftermath: The Battle for Bludhaven 1-6 June – September 2006
Infinite_Crisis_Aftermath_The_Spectre + Infinite Crisis Aftermath: The Spectre
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Crisis Aftermath: The Spectre 1-3; Tales of The Unexpected 1-3 July – September 2006, December 2006 – February 2007
No Cover + Batman: The Black Casebook
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Ebay (Search) Batman 65, 86, 112-113, 134, 156, 162; Detective Comics 215, 235, 247, 267; World’s Finest Comics 89 June 1951 – March 1964
No Cover + Final Crisis: Countdown to Final Crisis Volume 1
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Ebay (Search) Countdown 51-39 May – August 2007
No Cover + Final Crisis: Countdown to Final Crisis Volume 2
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Ebay (Search) Countdown 38-26 August October 2007
No Cover + Countdown: Arena
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No Cover + Final Crisis: Countdown to Final Crisis Volume 3
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Ebay (Search) Countdown to Final Crisis 25-13 November 2007 January 2008
No Cover + Countdown: The Search for Ray Palmer
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-5 November 2007 February 2008
No Cover + Countdown: Lord Havok and the Extremists
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-6 December 2007 – May 2008
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-6 October 2007 – March 2008
52_Aftermath_Black_Adam_The_Dark_Age + Black Adam: The Dark Age
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-6 October 2007 – March 2008
No Cover + Final Crisis: Countdown to Final Crisis Volume 4
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Ebay (Search) Countdown to Final Crisis 12-1 February April 2008
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-8 October 2007 May 2008
No Cover + Countdown: Fate: Countdown to Mystery
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Ebay (Search) Countdown to Mystery 1-8 November 2007 June 2008
No Cover + Final Crisis
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Ebay (Search) Final Crisis 1-7, Submit, Superman Beyond 1-2 July 2008 – March 2009
No Cover + Final Crisis Companion
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Ebay (Search) Final Crisis: Requiem, Resist, Secret Files September 2008 – February 2009
No Cover + Batman R.I.P.
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Ebay (Search) Batman 676-683, DC Universe #0 June 2008 – January 2009
No Cover + Final Crisis: Rogues Revenge
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-3 September – November 2008
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-5 October 2008 – February 2009
No Cover + Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-5 October 2008 – September 2009
Final Crisis Aftermath Dance + Final Crisis Aftermath: Dance
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-6 July – December 2009
No Cover + Final Crisis: Aftermath: Run
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No Cover + Final Crisis: Aftermath: Ink
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Ebay (Search) Mini 1-6 July – December 2009
No Cover + Final Crisis: Aftermath: Escape
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