comic book

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comic book

n.
1. A publication relating one or more narrative episodes through a sequence of panels featuring art and text, often bound with staples and constituting a single issue in a series.
2. A series of such publications, often forming a single sustained narrative.

com′ic book`


n.
a magazine of comic strips.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comic book - a magazine devoted to comic stripscomic book - a magazine devoted to comic strips  
mag, magazine - a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
cartoon strip, comic strip, funnies, strip - a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
Translations
komiks
tegneserie
sarjakuvakirja
strip u svesci
漫画本
만화책
seriebok
หนังสือตลก
truyện tranh cười

comic book

n (Am) → fumetti mpl
he reads a lot of comic books → legge un sacco di fumetti

comic book

كِتَابٌ هَزْليّ komiks tegneserie Comicheft κόμικ cómic, revista de historietas sarjakuvakirja bande dessinée strip u svesci libro a fumetti 漫画本 만화책 stripboek tegneseriehefte komiks gibi, livro de banda desenhada журнал комиксов seriebok หนังสือตลก mizah dergisi truyện tranh cười 连环漫画册
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