comic book


Definition of comic book

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

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And Tony Stark’s immense wealth and technological trappings in Iron Man — the movie that kicked off Marvel’s Cinematic Universe — helped turned a B-List comic book hero into an A-List cinematic figure. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "Crazy Rich Asians’ crazy rich success could mean more stories about less crazy rich Asian-American people.," 21 Dec. 2018 Per the comic book storyline, Supergirl, Superman’s cousin, was a teenager when their home planet of Krypton was destroyed. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "Henry Cavill reportedly out as Superman for DC's upcoming slate of movies," 12 Sep. 2018 In the grand scheme, school mascots and nicknames are about as relevant to an education as comic books and lunch boxes. Paul Daugherty,, "Paul Daugherty: Anderson Redskins debate lacks sensitivity, mutual understanding," 13 June 2018 The Black Panther character was introduced in Marvel comic books in 1966, and the film’s visual style originates there. Rob Haskell, WSJ, "In ‘Black Panther,’ Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter Found a Career-Defining Challenge," 1 Nov. 2018 Poffo will be at WrestleCon this weekend in New Orleans with copies of his new comic book. Justin Barrasso,, "The ’Mania Supercolumn: 34 Notes, Quotes, and Anecdotes for WrestleMania 34," 6 Apr. 2018 Aquaman first entered the DC Comics universe in a 1941 anthology and later turned into a solo comic book series. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Hang on to your magical tridents, the final Aquaman trailer is here," 20 Nov. 2018 He was depicted as a comic book hero and more recently had his biography published in portions by prominent newspapers. John D. Stoll, WSJ, "Ghosn’s ‘Bigger-Than-Life’ Personality Increasingly Rare in Global Car Business," 19 Nov. 2018 The comic book series takes Sabrina in a much darker direction than the light-hearted sitcom that came before it. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "The Original 'Sabrina' Cast Just Sent Their "Best Witches" To The New Netflix Series," 26 Oct. 2018

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1904, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of comic book

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

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: a magazine made up of a series of comic strips

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