comic book


Definition of 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 The bar was a meeting spot for many friend groups, couples and comic book clubs. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, "A bar 'for the nerds, gamers, geeks': Bonus Round closes doors due to COVID-19 pandemic," 11 Nov. 2020 Ed Sandburg, an owner of seven comic book shops across Southern California, is concerned a move to the red tier could mean his three stores inside malls could be shuttered. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Businesses brace for changes that would severely limit operations," 9 Nov. 2020 Dave Thomas, general manager at Launch Louisville, 816 E Broadway, said Launch went from 109 members, comprised of companies ranging from comic book startups to drone manufacturers,to just 22 as of the end of October. Andre Toran, The Courier-Journal, "Is the coronavirus the end of coworking spaces? These Louisville spaces say there's hope," 4 Nov. 2020 Instead, think about how much fun the kiddo in your life will have creating their very own comic book. Meghan Kavanaugh, USA TODAY, "41 thoughtful DIY gifts anyone would love," 4 Nov. 2020 Except in this version, phalluses rendered in bright, comic book colors have met their match: toothy vaginas that appear to devour them. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Feeling Election 2020 anxiety? Tap into painter Judith Bernstein’s lady rage," 2 Nov. 2020 Field had already co-founded the WonderCon comic book convention, which would grow into the biggest pop culture convention in Bay Area history. Sarah Feldberg, Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, "‘My fear is the weight of everything’," 25 Oct. 2020 And then, on the day of the biggest-dollar comic book release of the year, Field tested positive for the coronavirus. Peter Hartlaub,, "Comic store owner’s nightmare was losing control. The pandemic is his greatest foe," 25 Oct. 2020 Entries include homages to pop-culture, fairy tales, and comic book characters, as well as scarecrows honoring frontline workers., "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 22 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of comic book

1904, in the meaning defined above

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18 Nov 2020

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“Comic book.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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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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Kids Definition of comic book

: a magazine made up of a series of comic strips

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