Raiders of the Lost Timeline:

The Indiana Jones Chronology

 

by Win Scott Eckert

 

Indiana Jones

 

 

Legend:

T = Young Indiana Jones television episode

YIJ = Dark Horse Comics' Young Indiana Jones

N = Novel or young adult novel

M = Indiana Jones movie

mini = Marvel Comics' Indiana Jones mini-series

Mar = Marvel Comics' Indiana Jones

DH mini = Dark Horse Comics' Indiana Jones mini-series

DHC = Indiana Jones feature strip in Dark Horse Comics

 

Television and movies in bold, underlined, all caps - all others underlined


May 1908

T1, YIJ 1-2, N

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE CURSE OF THE JACKAL, PART I: The Mummy's Curse (Indy and family begin a round-the-world tour - Dr. and Mrs. Henry Jones, Miss Helen Seymour, Lawrence of Arabia, Howard Carter - Indy is almost nine years old (born July 1, 1899))

 

Sept. 1908

T20

SEPTEMBER 1908 Indy and his family are in Paris (Pablo Picasso, Norman Rockwell, Miss Seymour)

 

Nov. 1908

T11, YIJ 9

NOVEMBER 1908 Indy and his family are in Vienna (Sigmund Freud, Archduke Ferdinand, Princess Sophie)

 

1909

T28

YOUNG INDIANA JONES: TRAVELS WITH FATHER (Dr. Jones, Anna Jones, Miss Seymour, Tolstoy - Indy and his family visit Russia and Greece)

 

Sept. 1909

T3, YIJ 3-4, N

SEPTEMBER 1909: The Search for the Oryx (aka Safari Sleuth) (Indy's family goes on safari in British East Africa - Teddy Roosevelt, Miss Helen Seymour, Dr. and Mrs. Jones)

 

Jan. 1910

T22

JANUARY 1910 Indy and his family visit Benares, India (Miss Seymour)

 

March 1910

T21, YIJ 11-12

MARCH 1910 Indy and his family visit Peking, China (Miss Seymour)

 

April 1912

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Titanic Adventure (Miss Seymour, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

 

June 1912

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Pirates' Loot (Miss Seymour)

 

July 1912

Indy's adventure in Utah (Prologue to INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE - Indy is living in Utah with his father, Dr. Henry Jones - Indy meets Herman Mueller)

 

August 1912

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Lost Gold of Durango (Dr. Jones)

 

Spring 1913

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Plantation Treasure (Dr. Henry Jones, Lizzie Ravenall)

 

Summer 1913

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Tomb of Terror (Indy is in Egypt with his father's friend, Dr. Marcus Brody - Just after The Plantation Treasure - Indy meets Sallah for the first time)

 

Summer 1913

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Princess of Peril (Dr. Henry Jones)

 

Late Oct. 1913

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Ghostly Riders (Indy and his American friend, Herman Mueller, are attending private school in England)

 

Dec. 1913

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Circle of Death (After finishing the fall term at Charenton Academy in England, Indy and Herman return to America with their fathers, Dr. Henry Jones and Herman Mueller, Sr.)

 

Jan. 1914

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Journey to the Underworld (Indy and his father travel to Athens)

 

Spring 1914

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Ruby Cross (Indy and his father are visiting Indy's Aunt Mary in New York City - Lizzie Ravenall)

 

May 1914

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Gypsy Revenge (Indy is in southern France)

 

June 1914

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Secret City (Indy is in Turkey with his father and his friend Herman)

 

Oct. 1914

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Mountain of Fire (Dr. Jones, Lizzie Ravenall, Aunt Mary)

 

Nov. 1914

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Face of the Dragon (Indy and his father travel to China)

 

Dec. 1914

N

Young Indiana Jones and the Eye of the Tiger (Dr. Jones.)

 

Feb. 1916

T14, N

FEBRUARY 1916: Race to Danger (Indy is living in Princeton, New Jersey with his father and attending high school - Thomas Edison)

 

March 1916

T1, YIJ 1-2

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE CURSE OF THE JACKAL, PART II (Indy joins the Mexican Revolution, and then decides to go to Europe to fight in WW I - Pancho Villa, General Pershing, Lt. George Patton, Indy's friend Remy Baudouin)

 

April 1916

T19

APRIL 1916 (Indy and Remy are in Ireland, on their way to London to join the Belgian Army)

 

May 1916

T2

MAY 1916 (Indy travels to London to join the Belgian Army as a Corporal, using the name Henri Defense - Miss Helen Seymour, Winston Churchill, Remy)

 

Early-Mid Aug. 1916

T8-T9, N

AUGUST 1916: Prisoner of War (Indy is a soldier fighting in the trenches at the Somme, when he is captured by the Germans - Indy then escapes from a prison camp in Germany - Remy, Charles de Gaulle)

 

Sept.-Oct. 1916

N

The Mata Hari Affair:

T4, YIJ 5-6, N

SEPTEMBER 1916: The Peril of the Fort (aka Field of Death) (Indy is a Belgian Army courier in Verdun, France - Remy Baudouin)

Oct. 1916

T12, N

OCTOBER 1916: The Mata Hari Affair (Indy meets Mata Hari while on leave in Paris - Remy)

Nov. 1916

T18

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE PHANTOM TRAIN OF DOOM (Indy & Remy are transferred to Africa and promoted to Lieutenant)

 

Dec. 1916-Jan. 1917

T5-6, YIJ 7-8, N

DECEMBER 1916 - JANUARY 1917: Trek of Doom (Indy, now a captain in the Belgian Army, leads an expedition from German East Africa to West Africa to pick up a weapons shipment - The expedition attempts a return through the Congo, but Indy and Remy are eventually ordered to take the weapons to France - Remy, Dr. Albert Schweitzer)

 

Feb. 1917

T27

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE ATTACK OF THE HAWKMEN (Indy and Remy join French Intelligence Corps - Von Richtoven, Fokker)

 

March 1917

T7, YIJ 9-10, N

MARCH 1917: The Secret Peace (Indy is in Vienna, Austria on an espionage mission)

 

May 1917

T10

MAY 1917 Indy is a spy in Barcelona, Spain (Pablo Picasso)

 

July 1917

T15, N

JULY 1917: Revolution! (Indy is living in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) and working for French Intelligence - Indy is still going by the alias of Captain Henri Defense - Indy celebrates his 18th birthday - Lenin)

 

January 1918

T ?

JANUARY 1918 (Indy, in Romania, encounters Vlad the Impaler, aka Count Dracula)

 

June 1918

T17

JUNE 1918 (Indy is working as a spy in Northern Italy - Ernest Hemingway)

 

Oct. 1918

T23

OCTOBER 1918 (Indy is working as a spy in Istanbul - Death of Indy's fiancee, Molly)

 

November 1918

T26

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE TREASURE OF THE PEACOCK'S EYE (Death of Miss Seymour - Remy, Howard Carter, E.M. Forster)

 

May 1919

T24

MAY 1919 (Indy is a translator with the American delegation at the peace talks in Paris - Indy then departs Europe for America to study archaeology - President Woodrow Wilson, Lawrence of Arabia, Ho Chi Min)

 

June 1919

Indy arrives back in America and visits his father in New Jersey (see YOUNG INDIANA JONES: TRAVELS WITH FATHER)

 

Spring 1920

T13

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUES (Indy is in Chicago attending college - Ernest Hemingway, Eliot Ness, Al Capone, Louis Armstrong)

 

May 1920

Indy graduates from the University of Chicago (Prologue to Indiana Jones and the Peril at Delphi - Jack Shannon, Dr. Marcus Brody)

 

June-July 1920

T16

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE SCANDAL OF 1920 (Indy has a summer job working as a stage manager on Broadway in New York - George Gershwin - Indy celebrates his 21st birthday)

 

July-Aug. 1920

T25

YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE HOLLYWOOD FOLLIES (Indy works as a Hollywood extra to earn tuition for college, then returns to the University of Chicago for post-graduate work - Irving Thalberg, John Ford, Wyatt Earp)

 

Oct. 1922

N

Indiana Jones and the Peril at Delphi (Jack Shannon)

 

1924

Indy is in Montignac, France (Chap. 2-3 of Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy)

 

Summer 1925

N

Indiana Jones and the Dance of the Giants (Dr. Marcus Brody, Jack Shannon, Dierdre Campbell)

 

March-May 1926

N

Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils (Brody - Death of Indy's wife, Dierdre)

 

May-July 1927

N

Indiana Jones and the Genesis Deluge (Jack Shannon, Brody)

 

May-Sept. 1928

N

Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy (Brody, Shannon)

 

May-Sept. 1929

N

Indiana Jones and the Interior World (Brody)

 

1930

N

Indiana Jones and the Sky Pirates (Jack Shannon, Dr. Gale Parker, Dr. Pencroft)

 

N

Indiana Jones and the White Witch (Dr. Gale Parker, Dr. Pencroft)

 

1931

Indy foils a museum heist in Kafiristan (see Indiana Jones and the Shrine of the Sea Devil)

 

March 1933

N

Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone (Brody, Sallah, Alecia Dunstin)

 

October 1933-December 31, 1933

N

Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs (Alecia Dunstin, Rene Belloq, Lao Che, Wu Han, Brody)

 

Early 1934

N

Indiana Jones and the Hollow Earth (Alecia Dunstin, Belloq, Brody)

 

1934

N

Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx (Sallah, Brody, Albert Einstein)

 

Jan. 1935

DHC 3-6

Indiana Jones and the Shrine of the Sea Devil (It is early 1935 - Indy meets Amelia Earhart)

 

1935

M, N, mini 1-3

INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM (Short Round, Lao Che, Wu Han)

 

1936

M, N, mini 1-3

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (Rene Belloq, Jock Lindsey, Brody, Sallah, Marion Ravenwood, Ernst Toht, Captain Simon Katanga)

 

Mar 1-2

22-Karat Doom (Brody)

 

Mar 3

The Devil's Cradle

 

Mar 4-5

Gateway to Infinity

 

Mar 6

Club Nightmare (Marion Ravenwood)

 

Mar 7-8

Africa Screams (Brody, Marion Ravenwood, Ian McIver)

 

Mar 9-10

The Gold Goddess (Sallah, Marion Ravenwood, Brody, Ilsa Toht)

 

Mar 11-12

The Fourth Nail (Marion Ravenwood, Brody, Ben Ali Ayoob)

 

Mar 13

Deadly Rock (Brody)

 

Mar 14

Demons (Brody, Marion Ravenwood)

 

Mar 15-16

The Sea Butchers (Jock Lindsey, Brody, Captain Simon Katanga)

 

Mar 17-18

The Search for Abner Ravenwood (Marion Ravenwood, Brody, Ian McIver)

 

1937

Mar 20-22

The Arnhem Ring (Brody, Marion Ravenwood, Ben Ali Ayoob)

 

Mar 19

Dragon by the Tail

 

Mar 23

The Secret of the Deep (Marion Ravenwood, Brody)

 

Mar 24

Revenge of the Ancients

 

Mar 25

Good as Gold (Brody, Jessie Hale)

 

Mar 26-27

Trail of the Golden Guns (Short Round)

 

Mar 28

Tower of Tears (Brody, Alec Sutherland)

 

Mar 29-30

Fireworks (Jessie Hale)

 

Mar 31

Big Game

 

Mar 32

Double Play (Brody, Alec Sutherland)

 

Fall 1937

DH mini 1-4

Indiana Jones and the Arms of Gold (Brody)

 

1938

DH mini 1-6

Thunder in the Orient (Brody, Dr. Sophie Hapgood)

 

M, N, mini 1-4

INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (Dr. Henry Jones, Brody, Sallah)

 

May 1939

DH mini 1-4

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (Brody, Dr. Sophie Hapgood)

 

1939

DH mini 1-4

Indiana Jones and the Sargasso Pirates

 

April-May 1941

DH mini 1-2

Indiana Jones and the Golden Fleece

 

March 1945

DH mini 1-4

Indiana Jones and the Spear of Destiny

 

1948

DH mini 1-4

Indiana Jones and the Iron Phoenix (Brody)

 

1950

Indy is in Wyoming, helping to save an Indian relic (see YOUNG INDIANA JONES AND THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUES)

 


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