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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For decades, the comic book epitomised the very notion of throwaway entertainment.
American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s continues the series of color hardcover histories exploring each decade of comic book history from the 1940s to modern times, and is highly recommended for any collection strong in graphic arts presentations, comic book history and culture, and 1970s American society.
American Comic Book Chronicles 1965-69 provides the second volume in the series covering the mid-1960s: a pivotal era in comic book history, and provides a year-by-year account of publications, comic artists, trends, and history.
Jews created the first comic book (Max "Charlie" Gains, ne Ginsburg, produced Famous Funnies, a compilation of newspaper strips sold as a book in 1933), the first graphic novel (Will Eisner's A Contract With God, which featured Orthodox Jews), the first Comic Con, and the first comic-book direct-distribution network.
Who cares for fancy art works if a comic book can fetch $800,000.
It will feature appearances and interviews with famous comic book artists Jon Bogdanove ('Superman'), Paul Levitz (former Publisher of DC Comics) and Steve Englehart ('Batman').
A question that the chapter could have raised in the course of the description of the series' plot is why the Western genre is revamped in the form of a comic book at the end of the twentieth century.
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The idea of a devoted young male comic book fan was already a stereotype when cartoonist George Marcoux introduced Koppy, a cartoon boy who loved comics so much he decided to don his red flannel long johns, a cape, and a mask to become Supersnipe, the first superhero to rise from the ranks of ordinary comic book readers.