from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A book of comics strips or cartoons, often relating a sustained narrative.
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- n. A book or magazine that uses sequences of drawings to tell a story or series of stories, primarily in serialized form, usually fiction.
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- n. a magazine devoted to comic strips
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Nothing much to see: a few fast-food wrappers, a comic book on the front seat, and a Haliburton suitcase on the backseat.
Is this just a comic book thingy or are you trying to ‘bury pop-philosophical ideas behind a playful facade’?
After an encounter with sparrow, Henry finds he is able to fly just like his favorite comic book hero HawkMan.
His name was Al Z, and for all intents and purposes he ran the Boston mob from above a comic book store on Newbury Street.
“Not Guilty Arraignments,” he explains, and we burst into Courtroom 501 together like a comic book duo come to save the day.
The distant publisher of this comic book catalogue was said to have suffered instant seizure upon reading the first fiction to grace his pages, began spinning and bouncing off walls like a Linda Blair doll, and reportedly didn't respond to Thorazine until well after New Year's.
“In the early 1950s, I had the largest comic book collection in my neighborhood,” says Trelease, who has a framed Call of the Wild Classic Comic Book hanging on the wall of his office.
He scripted the internationally syndicated comic strip Dick Tracy from 1977 to 1993, is cocreator of the comic book features Ms. Tree, Wild Dog, and Mike Danger, has written the Batman comic book and newspaper strip, and the mini-series Johnny Dynamite: Underworld.
“Derf” is John Backderf, a comic book artist I worked with at a newspaper in Akron, Ohio.