The Cybermen’s Timeline

Here is ‘The Cybermen’s Timeline’.

I’ve referred to

and

to help me put this version of the timeline together.

I’ve included all the TV stories, audios; books; graphic novel/comics and adventure games into this list for now.

The (TV), (Audio) and (Adventure Game) stories are highlighted in SKY BLUE.

The (Book) stories are to remain un-highlighted for now.

The short stories are highlighted in SKY BLUE and/or ITALICS; and are CENTRED.

The stories with links to reviews by me on my blog are highlighted in BOLD and SKY BLUE.

Regarding the (Book) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

KEY
*VNA – Virgin New Adventures
*VMA – Virgin Missing Adventures
*PDA – Past Doctor Adventures
*NSA – New Series Adventures
*QR – Quick Reads

Regarding the (Audio) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

KEY
**BAB – BBC Audio Book
**BFAD – Big Finish Audio Drama
**BFAB – Big Finish Audio Book

Please feel free to ask questions about this timeline, as I intend to revisit this and add new stories to the list as time goes on.

I’ve divided the timeline into 15 phases
1. Mondasian Beginnings
2. ‘The Invasion’ Cybermen
3. Move To Telos
4. Cyberman
5. 21st Century
6. Cyber Wars
7. ‘Earthshock’ Cybermen
8. ‘Real Time’ Cybermen

9. ‘Silver Nemesis’ Cybermen
10. ‘The Dark Dimension’ Cybermen
11. Bernice Summerfield
12. Pete’s World Cybermen
13. Mondas/‘Age of Steel’ Cybermen
14. ‘Nightmare in Silver’ Cybermen
15. Flood Cybermen


1. Mondasian Beginnings

1. The World Shapers (from ‘The World Shapers’ (Graphic Novel))
2. Spare Parts (Audio) – BFAD**

The Mondasian Cybermen’s appearance in ‘World Enough and Time’/’The Doctor Falls’ (TV) takes place here.
The Mondasian Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Alit in Underland’ from ‘The Missy Chronicles’ (Book) – BB* takes place between ‘World Enough and Time’ and ‘The Doctor Falls’ during ‘World Enough and Time’/’The Doctor Falls’ (TV).

3. The Cybermen (Comic)
4. The Good Soldier (from ‘The Good Soldier’ (Graphic Novel))
5. The Silver Turk (Audio) – BFAD**

The 1984 scene on Mondas from ‘The Reaping’ (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.

6. The Tenth Planet (TV)
7. The Coming of the Cybermen (TV Comic)
8. Flower Power (TV Comic)
9. Cyber-Mole (TV Comic)
10. The Cyber Empire (TV Comic)
11. Eskimo Joe (TV Comic)
12. Masquerade (TV Comic)
13. The Time Museum (TV Comic)
14. The Champion (TV Comic)
15. Test Flight (TV Comic)

‘Prologue: The First Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
‘The Tenth Planet’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

16. Junkyard Demon (from ‘Dragon’s Claw’ (Graphic Novel))


2. ‘The Invasion’ Cybermen

18. The Invasion (TV)
19. The Isos Network (Audio) – BFAB**
20. Iceberg (Book) – VNA*
21. Last of the Cybermen (Audio) – BFAD**
22. The Blue Tooth (Audio) – BFAB**

The Cybermen’s cameo in ‘Carnival of Monsters’ (TV) takes place here.

23. The Tyrants of Logic (Audio) – BFAD**

24. Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman (Comic)

25. Black Legacy (Comic)

26. Human Resources (Audio) – BFAD**
27. The Girl Who Never Was (Audio) – BFAD**


3. Move To Telos

28. The Moonbase (TV)

‘Prologue: The Second Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
‘The Moonbase’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

29. Deathworld (Comic)
30. The Tomb of the Cybermen (TV)

The events of 31. ‘Return to Telos’ (Audio) – BFAD** take place here.


4. Cyberman

32. Kingdom of Silver (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Keepsake’ (Audio) – BFAD** is connected to ‘Kingdom of Silver’ (Audio) – BFAD**.

33. Sword of Orion (Audio) – BFAD**
34. Scorpus (C) (Audio) – BFAD**
35. Fear (C) (Audio) – BFAD**
36. Conversion (C) (Audio) – BFAD**
37. Telos (C) (Audio) – BFAD**
38. Outsiders (C) (Audio) – BFAD**
39. Terror (C) (Audio) – BFAD**
40. Machines (C) (Audio) – BFAD**
41. Extinction (C) (Audio) – BFAD**


5. 21st Century

42. The Wheel in Space (TV)
43. Illegal Alien (Book/Audio) – PDA*+BAB**
44. Legend of the Cybermen (Audio) – BFAD**


6. Cyber Wars

‘Prologue: The Third Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

45. Revenge of the Cybermen (TV)

‘Prologue: The Fifth Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
The ‘Cyber Wars’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

46. Killing Ground (Book) – VMA*


7. ‘Earthshock’ Cybermen

47. Earthshock (TV)

The Cybermen’s cameo in ‘The Boy That Time Forgot’ (Audio) – BFAD** takes place during ‘Earthshock’ (TV).

48. The Five Doctors (TV)

‘Birth of a Renegade’ (RT Special)

49. Attack of the Cybermen (TV)
50. The Reaping (Audio) – BFAD**
51. The Gathering (Audio) – BFAD**
52. Exodus/Revelation!/Genesis! (Comic)

53. The Hour of the Cybermen (Audio) – BFAD**

54. The Ultimate Adventure (Audio) – BFAD**

55. Destiny of the Doctors (Video Game)


8. ‘Real Time’ Cybermen

56. Dreadnought (Comic)

‘Prologue: The Eight Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
The ‘Real Time’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

57. Real Time (Webcast/Audio) – BFAD**


9. ‘Silver Nemesis’ Cybermen

58. Silver Nemesis (TV)

‘Prologue: The Seventh Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
The ‘Silver Nemesis’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

59. The Harvest (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Vrs’ (ST)


10. ‘The Dark Dimension’ Cybermen

‘Prologue: The Fourth Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
‘The Dark Dimension’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.


11. Bernice Summerfield

60. Silver Lining (BS) (Audio) – BFAD**
61. The Crystal of Cantus (BS) (Audio) – BFAD**


12. Pete’s World Cybermen

‘Tardisode 5’ (Webcast) occurs before ‘Rise of the Cybermen’ (TV) and ‘Tardisode 6’ (Webcast) occurs before ‘The Age of Steel’ (TV).  

62. Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel (TV)

‘Tardisode 13’ (Webcast) occurs during ‘Doomsday’ (TV).

63. Army of Ghosts/Doomsday (TV)
64. Cyberwoman (TW) (TV)
65. Made of Steel (Book) – QR*

‘Going Off the Rails’ (DW File)

66. The Next Doctor (TV)


13. Mondas/‘Age of Steel’ Cybermen

‘The Patchwork Pierrot’ (Puffin/Audio) – PAB** 

‘Prologue: The Sixth Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
The Mondas/’Age of Steel’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

67. Blood of the Cybermen (Adventure Game)

The Cybermen’s appearance in ‘The Pandorica Opens’ from 68. ‘The Pandorica Opens’/’The Big Bang’ (TV) takes place here.

69. Conversion (Comic)

The Cybermen’s appearance in ‘A Good Man Goes To War’ (TV) takes place here.

70. Closing Time (TV)
71. Assimilation2 (Graphic Novel)
72. Plague of the Cybermen (Book/Audio)NSA*+BAB**
73. The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who (Comic)

‘Prologue: The War Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.
The Mondas/’Age of Steel’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

‘The Age of Steel’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘World Enough and Time’/’The Doctor Falls’ (TV) takes place here.
‘The Age of Steel’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Alit in Underland’ from ‘The Missy Chronicles’ (Book) – BB* takes place between ‘World Enough and Time’ and ‘The Doctor Falls’ during ‘World Enough and Time’/’The Doctor Falls’ (TV).


14. ‘Nightmare in Silver’ Cybermen

74. Nightmare in Silver (TV)
75. The Time of the Doctor (TV)

76. Cyber-Reality (U) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Game Theory
2. Telepresence
3. Code Silver
4.
Master of Worlds

77. Dark Water/Death in Heaven (TV)

The ‘Nightmare in Silver’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

The ‘Nightmare in Silver’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘World Enough and Time’/’The Doctor Falls’ (TV) takes place here.
The ‘Nightmare in Silver’ Cybermen’s appearance in ‘Alit in Underland’ from ‘The Missy Chronicles’ (Book) – BB* takes place between ‘World Enough and Time’ and ‘The Doctor Falls’ during ‘World Enough and Time’/’The Doctor Falls’ (TV).


15. Flood Cybermen

78. The Flood (Comic)


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2 thoughts on “The Cybermen’s Timeline

  1. Thanks Omega

    Fair dos, my placement of ‘World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls’ was temporary. I’ll amend it now for the Mondasian Cybermen. I’ll also do the same for Age of Steel and Nightmare in Silver Cybermen.

    Tim. 🙂

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