comic strip

noun

Definition of comic strip

: a group of cartoons in narrative sequence

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Examples of comic strip in a Sentence

a comic strip that is beloved by both children and adults
Recent Examples on the Web Progressing from scene to scene like a comic strip, the upper and lower bands are richly decorated with marginalia: Scenes from the fables of Aesop or of the pleasures of the hunt. National Geographic, "Anglo-Saxon England's defeat unfolds across the Bayeux Tapestry," 6 Nov. 2020 Fun fact: There is a Disney comic strip than ran for 6 months in 1930 featuring Mickey and Minnie seeking out a lost gold mine in Death Valley. Sammy Roth Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Boiling Point: How far behind is America on climate change? Just ask ‘The American President’," 5 Nov. 2020 The strip is the first by a new artist who has taken over the iconic comic strip. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, "‘Mark Trail’ nature comic strip gets a makeover Sunday," 17 Oct. 2020 The Monday strip is the first by a new artist who has taken over the iconic comic strip. Jeff Strickler, Star Tribune, "Starting today, 'Mark Trail' comic strip takes a new path," 11 Oct. 2020 In a 15-by-33-foot comic strip pasted on the wall of a south side art gallery, a Black elder talks to two youngsters about the 1967 fair housing marches in Milwaukee. Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "New mural in Milwaukee depicts the struggles of Black residents over last 50 years," 3 Oct. 2020 The comic strip was translated into more than 20 languages and established Quino as Argentina’s most famous cartoonist as well as a symbol of the movement for democracy and human rights after military uprisings in 1966 and 1976. Washington Post, "Quino, Argentine cartoonist who created the beloved character Mafalda, dies at 88," 1 Oct. 2020 Lavado created the comic strip of the beloved Argentine girl with dark black hair and powerful political views in 1964. Sonia Ramirez, Houston Chronicle, "Fans mourn the death of renowned Argentine cartoonist Quino," 1 Oct. 2020 Around that same time, he was commissioned to create a comic strip as part of an advertising campaign for Mansfield, a new home appliance brand from the manufacturer Siam Di Tella. Washington Post, "Quino, Argentine cartoonist who created the beloved character Mafalda, dies at 88," 1 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of comic strip

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comic strip was in 1913

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22 Nov 2020

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“Comic strip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comic%20strip. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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comic strip

noun

English Language Learners Definition of comic strip

: a series of cartoon drawings that tell a story or part of a story

comic strip

noun

Kids Definition of comic strip

: a series of cartoons that tell a story or part of a story

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