comic book


: a magazine containing sequences of comic strips
usually hyphenated in attributive use

Examples of comic book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spawn is published by American company Image Comics and doesn’t belong to either of the two big comic book houses. J.m. Banks, Kansas City Star, 22 June 2024 The Boys is only her most recent comic book adaptation: Holden previously starred as Andrea in The Walking Dead and in Fantastic Four (2005). Jessica Sager, Peoplemag, 14 June 2024 Known for her roles in romantic dramas like Under the Tuscan Sun and Nights in Rodanthe, she's also recognized by comic book fans as Superman/Clark Kent's mother, Martha Kent, from the DCEU movies., 13 June 2024 Popular YouTuber and Windsor resident Ben Potter, who brought comic books to life as audio dramas on his channel Comicstorian, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 25 near Fort Collins on Saturday. Katie Langford, The Denver Post, 11 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for comic book 

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comic book was in 1904

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“Comic book.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

comic book

: a magazine made up of a series of comic strips
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