comic book

noun

Definition of comic book

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

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The director posted an image Friday on social media with the names the actors who will play notorious comic book bad guys for the film. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Margot Robbie will return for 'The Suicide Squad,' joining Idris Elba and a star-studded cast," 14 Sep. 2019 There’s no rush to catch the beginning of such shows anymore thanks to streaming, but the Japanese programs continue to be popular among Brazilian kids and adults alike, as are manga for those who prefer comic books and graphic novels. Jill Langlois, Los Angeles Times, "In Brazil, land of beaches and samba, a sumo wrestling academy thrives," 10 Sep. 2019 The festival will spotlight local, independent comic book and graphic novel writers. cleveland.com, "Annual Cain Park Arts Festival is July 12-14; Wigs for Kids Day 5K takes place July 20; more: Press Run," 5 July 2019 His complex saga takes place some 30 years after the events of the comic book and is populated by new characters. Chuck Barney, The Mercury News, "Fall TV 2019: 10 new shows you’ll want to see," 13 Sep. 2019 There’s a lot involved in the rollout, from the story to the videos to the comic book. Rob Ledonne, Billboard, "'Harry Potter,' Anime & Greek Mythology: Lindsey Stirling on What Inspired 'Artemis'," 10 Sep. 2019 Written by Matt Holloway and Art Marcum; based on the comic books by Lowell Cunningham. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "The men, and some women, are back in black," 12 June 2019 That’s almost two decades of comic book mutants come to life. Sydney Bucksbaum, refinery29.com, "Dark Phoenix May Be The End Of The X-Men Franchise As We Know It," 10 June 2019 Highlights at the library include family activities, free comic books, a cosplay contest with prizes, button making, creating your own manga and anime viewing. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Hikers finish 26 mile Coast to Crest Trail," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of comic book

1904, in the meaning defined above

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comic book

noun

English Language Learners Definition of comic book

: a magazine that is made up of a series of comic strips

comic book

noun

Kids Definition of comic book

: a magazine made up of a series of comic strips

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