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.
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com′ic book`


n.
a magazine of comic strips.
[1940–45]
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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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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Taking a 180-degree turn from his grittily realistic feature debut, "Holly," Israeli-born writer-director Guy Moshe serves up "Bunraku," an action-fantasy that flaunts its conceptual and stylistic artifice in a pulp pastiche best enjoyed by those for whom movies can't be too much like comicbooks (not graphic novels, which would imply some depth, but comicbooks).
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The amount of time Robinov is taking to lock in that vision may frustrate fanboys, but the exec showed just how serious he is about the potential for the characters by hiring a "Dream Team" of A-listers in the comicbook biz, announced last week, who will now run DC and shape how the superheroes are portrayed creatively through movies, TV shows, online properties, videogames, theme-park attractions, merchandise, and, of course, comicbooks.