Runaways Reading Order
Part 1: Pride and Joy
Official Synopsis: They were six normal teenagers linked only by their wealthy parents' annual business meeting...until a chance discovery revealed the shocking truth: their parents are the secret criminal society known as the Pride! For years, the Pride controlled all criminal activity in Los Angeles, ruling the city with an iron fist...and now, with their true natures exposed, the Pride will take any measures necessary to protect their organization - even if it means taking out their own children!
Part 2: True Believers
Official Synopsis: Teenage fugitives Nico, Gert, Karolina, Chase and Molly are survivors. After learning their parents were secretly super villains, the kids discovered special skills of their own and toppled their parents' criminal empire, the Pride. Now, the Runaways meet Victor Mancha, the unknowing son of another infamous super villain, as a meddling ex-super hero support group tries to force the Runaways off the streets!
Part 3: Main Event Time
Official Synopsis: As the superhuman Civil War threaten to crush the Runaways, fellow teen team the Young Avengers offer assistance - but how can the Runaways trust that they're on the same side? As the Runaways make hard decisions about their future, they confront a horrific enemy who threatens to tear the team apart! Then, the Skrulls launch their Secret Invasion - and the Runaways and Young Avengers both have a Skrull on their team. Coincidence?
Part 4: Dead Wrong
Official Synopsis: The Runaways' adventures conclude! Soldiers from Karolina's home planet arrive, demanding that she be handed over. Squabbling over the best course to take, the Runaways begin to fracture. Can they face the alien threat when they can't face one another? Meanwhile, a DJ creates a mystical song that transforms anyone with plastic surgery into an obedient zombie. And when a mysterious airplane crash takes a Runaway's life, the team's mourning is cut short by armed troops, dispatched to retrieve the wreckage.
Part 5: Runaways Dissaembled
After an encounter with Daken, the son of Wolverine, the Runaways begin to split up and go their separate ways, in some cases against their will. While Victor Mancha joins an A.I.-based Avengers team, Chase and Nico are abducted and forced to compete in a deadly tournament, leaving Molly to search for her missing friends.
Part 6: Homecoming
Runaways unite! After years apart, the original team begins to come together again, including Gert! But isn't she dead? This new volume of the Runaways unravels that mystery and others including the presence of a potentially deadly enemy who is tracking the team.