The Snowpiercer Universe Timeline Revealed

With Snowpiercer coming to television on May 17, Titan Comics has put together the official Snowpiercer universe timeline. The aid pieces together the original comic series, the prequel comic series, the movie, and the upcoming television show.

Timed for the television show, Titan is releasing the graphic novels in new softcover editions.

The television series stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs in this adaptation on class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival playing out amongst the remnants of humanity – who inhabit a perpetually moving train with 1001 cars that circles the globe. It’s based on the graphic novel series and film from Oscar Winner Bong Joon Ho.

Check out the timeline and some previews of each series.

Snowpiercer timeline

SNOWPIERCER THE PREQUEL: EXTINCTION

Written by Matz
Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette
9781785868832, HC, $19.99
On sale now

The Snowpiercer saga continues with this brand new story by original artist Jean-Marc Rochette and Eisner nominated writer, Matz. Set before the extinction event that caused the new ice age in which the Snowpiercer travels perpetually around the globe, witness the terrifying events that led to the need for and creation of the eponymous train.

Purchase: AmazonBookshop (Hardcover)

SNOWPIERCER THE PREQUEL: EXTINCTION

SNOWPIERCER: THE ESCAPE

Written by Jacques Lob
Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette
9781787734425, SC, $14.99
On sale 6/2/2020

On a future, frozen Earth, a train that never stops circumnavigates the globe. On board: all of humanity that we could save from the great disaster that wrapped the planet in ice. At the front of the train, the survivors live in comfort and luxury – at the rear, their lives are worse than cattle, trapped in the squalid dark. When one of the occupants of the tail breaks through into the main train – all hell follows in his wake!

Purchase: AmazonBookshop (Hardcover)Bookshop (Softcover)

SNOWPIERCER: THE ESCAPE

SNOWPIERCER 2: THE EXPLORERS

Written by Benjamin Legrand
Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette
9781787734432, SC, $19.99
On sale 6/30/2020

It has long been thought that Snowpiercer was the last bastion of human civilization… but there is another train. Coursing through the endless, wintry night, its occupants live in a constant state of terror that they will collide with the train that went before… From this second train emerges a small group of the passengers who are willing to risk their lives in the deadly cold to explore what’s left of our world.

Purchase: AmazonBookshop (Softcover)

SNOWPIERCER 2: THE EXPLORERS

SNOWPIERCER 3: TERMINUS

Written by Olivier Bocquet
Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette
Publisher: Titan Comics
9781787734449, SC, $24.99
On sale 7/21/2020

On a future, frozen Earth, humanity has been packed onto self-sustaining trains, doomed to circumnavigate the globe until the end of the interminable ice age – or until the engines give out.

When a scrap of music piques their interest, the inhabitants of the Icebreaker take the ultimate risk and cross the frozen ocean, a vast expanse with no train tracks… and no way to return to them.

Purchase: AmazonBookshop (Hardcover)Bookshop (Softcover)

SNOWPIERCER 3: TERMINUS

August 2020 will see the Snowpiercer saga continue with Snowpiercer: The Prequel Part 2: Apocalypse HC – the second chapter of Titan’s new prequel trilogy by original artist Jean-Marc Rochette and Eisner nominated writer, Matz.

SNOWPIERCER: THE PREQUEL PART 2: APOCALYPSE

Written by Matz
Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette
9781787730328, HC, $19.99
On sale 8/25/2020

After the extinction event that caused the new ice age, the train Snowpiercer travels perpetually around the globe, with the last survivors of humanity learning to come to terms with their new reality.

Purchase: AmazonBookshop (Hardcover)

SNOWPIERCER: THE PREQUEL PART 2: APOCALYPSE