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The Culling: Rise of the Ravagers Reading Order, a New 52 crossover story arc

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The Culling: Rise of the Ravagers Reading Order

A crossover storyline coming from writer Scott Lobdell and Tom DeFalco, The Culling: Rise of the Ravagers involved three titles from the DC New 52 line-up: Teen Titans, Legion Lost, and Superboy.

Here is the official synopsis: The Culling is upon us! The Teen Titans finally came together during their assault on Project N.O.W.H.E.R.E.’s headquarters, but Superboy, Red Robin, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl, Solstice, and Skitter’s newfound alliance is met with instant adversity. Finding themselves a mile underneath N.O.W.H.E.R.E.’s Antarctic base, the forces behind this nefarious organization surface in the form of the monstrous Harvest.

Now trapped in a deadly arena where young teen metahumans must fight each other to the death for survival, also known as The Culling, the Titans and fellow teen superteam Legion Lost must find a way to escape. Will they be able to coexist long enough to survive? Or to defeat Harvest’s teenage death squad known as The Ravagers?

What to read before The Culling: Rise of the Ravagers?

If you feel like it, you can just read the first issues of each title to have more information, as events taking place leads to this event, especially for Teen Titans and Superboy.


For those you want to explore further:

DC Comics New 52

The Culling: Rise of the Ravagers Reading Order Collected Editions

Or the individual issues are collected in:

The Culling: Rise of the Ravagers Reading Order issue by issue

  • Superboy #8
  • Legion Lost #8
  • Teen Titans #8
  • Teen Titans Annual #1
  • Superboy #9
  • Legion Lost #9
  • Teen Titans #9

What to read after The Culling: Rise of the Ravagers?

This event serves as an introduction to the Ravagers series, which starts with:

Following the crossover, the Superboy and Teen Titans titles still intersect, and you can also find Superboy and the Ravengers in Legion. In short, the next issues of those titles dealt with the consequences of The Culling.

Last Updated on January 4, 2023.

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