The Triangle Era Superman Appreciation Thread

Every once in a while, I’ll search around for the above but all I’ve come across are half-lists, lists plagued with inaccuracies and the like.

Does anyone know of a completely 100% accurate reading list for the Triangle Era and where it can be found?

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Don’t know about accuracy, but stumbled upon this. I believe triangle era ran from 91 to 02, which is part of this overall post-crisis list.

http://www.comicsbackissues.com/comic-book-reading-order/complete-superman-reading-order-post-crisis/

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I saw that one. It has some accuracy holes though unfortunately.

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Let’s just make a list of the issues with the triangle number system.

1991:

  1. Superman 51
  2. Adventures 474
  3. Action 661
  4. Superman 52
  5. Adventures 475
  6. Action 662
  7. Superman 53
  8. Adventures 476
  9. Action 663
  10. Superman 54
  11. Adventures 477
  12. Action 664
  13. Superman 55
  14. Adventures 478
  15. Action 665
  16. Superman 56
  17. Adventures 479
  18. Action 666
  19. Man of Steel 1
  20. Superman 57
  21. Adventures 480
  22. Action 667

To be continued…

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1991, Pt. 2:

  1. Man of Steel 2
  2. Superman 58
  3. Adventures 481
  4. Action 668
  5. Man of Steel 3
  6. Superman 59
  7. Adventures 482
  8. Action 669
  9. Man of Steel 4
  10. Superman 60
  11. Adventures 483
  12. Action 670
  13. Man of Steel 5
  14. Superman 61
  15. Adventures 484
  16. Action 671
  17. Man of Steel 6
  18. Superman 62
  19. Adventures 485
  20. Action 672
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1992:

  1. Man of Steel 7
  2. Superman 63
  3. Adventures 486
  4. Action 673
  5. Man of Steel 8
  6. Superman 64
  7. Adventures 487
  8. Action 674
  9. Man of Steel 9
  10. Superman 65
  11. Adventures 488
  12. Action 675
  13. Man of Steel 10
  14. Superman 66
  15. Adventures 489
  16. Action 676
  17. Man of Steel 11
  18. Superman 67
  19. Adventures 490
  20. Action 677
  21. Man of Steel 12
  22. Superman 68
  23. Adventures 491
  24. Action 678

To be continued…

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Inspired by @AlexanderKnox’s efforts, this thread will now endeavor to become the definitive Triangle Era reading list.

Major storylines and assorted minutia will eventually be categorized/cataloged/ itemized, but for the time being the main focus is listing all books (including those not yet available in digital) on a year by year basis in their order of release as Knox is already in the process of doing.

Thanks, Knox!

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1992, Pt. 2

  1. Man of Steel 13
  2. Superman 69
  3. Adventures 492
  4. Action 679
  5. Man of Steel 14
  6. Superman 70
  7. Adventures 493
  8. Action 680
  9. Man of Steel 15
  10. Superman 71
  11. Adventures 494
  12. Action 681
  13. Man of Steel 16
  14. Superman 72
  15. Adventures 495
  16. Action 682
  17. Man of Steel 17
  18. Superman 73
  19. Adventures 496
  20. Action 683
  21. Man of Steel 18
  22. Superman 74
  23. Adventures 497
  24. Action 684
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I have all Triangle Era issues indexed at my site, the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe. I don’t have the triangle issues as an actual list though, but you can follow every triangle issue to the next starting at Superman Vol. 2 51. You can even go back before the triangles started appearing and find all issues in chronological order.

The Superman (post-Crisis) chronology will have most of the Triangle issues in order (but won’t list the ones where Superman himself didn’t appear)

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Thank you for the heads-up @Tenzel. :slightly_smiling_face: :+1:

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You’re welcome. Hoping it’ll be of some help. I could post the entire list here (and add the ones missing from Superman’s chronology) but doing so would just link to my indexes rather than the actual issues here on DC Universe as @AlexanderKnox’s list does and not sure how to easily fix that.

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Its absolutely of help, and quite super of you. :clark_hv_4:

The master plan of @AlexanderKnox and I is to eventually have a Triangle Era reading list with links to the books available here (along with the print-only so far books listed for completion’s sake), so that members new to the Triangle Era will have a reading list available on the service that can then point them to the Triangle Era books available on the service.

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If it would be of any help I could send you the triangle ordered list so that “all” you had to do was add the links.

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Sounds good! :+1:

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Tagged for the future…

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Well, DCU stepped up and gave us an official one:

https://www.dcuniverse.com/collections/story-superman-triangle-era

https://www.dcuniverse.com/collections/story-superman-triangle-era-vol2

https://www.dcuniverse.com/collections/story-superman-triangle-era-v3

It saves me some time, at least. :stuck_out_tongue:

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I was looking over the triangle collections that DCU has provided and one of these things is not like the other:
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A good eye! :+1:

The Powers That Be are aware of that error, as well as other changes needed for the Triangle Era collections. Word has it they’ll be fixed sometime in the near future.

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I really hope some of those changes are adding the books that are missing. It appears to be mostly Action Comics that are missing. Granted, I have not taken an in-depth look but Triangle 3 is missing and I noticed fewer Action Comics than Adventures, Superman, and Man of Steel books.

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Per @Applejack in the Office Hours thread, the developers have the list of missing books to add, as well as those to remove and a more accurate description for the volume 3 collection.

No ETA on the fixes was stated, but I’m confident they’ll occur in a timely manner.

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