Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Comic books and comic strips, especially of the underground press: "the countercultural . . . comix of the sixties and early seventies, with their explicit criticism of American society” ( Lloyd Rose).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of commix.
  • n. comics

Etymologies

Alteration of comics, pl. of comic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
co- +‎ mix (Wiktionary)
Phonetic spelling of comics (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If you are looking at Neil Gaiman and Co., certain comix/gn are certainly on as high a level as anything being written today: lush prose, fascinating characters, startling stories.

    Oh, Grow Up Pt. 3

  • Also, anyone who uses the word comix who isn't part of the R.Crumb Underground school of cartoonists should be sterilized, in my opinion, so it's nice to know someone has a similar gutteral reaction to it.

    Some Responses to the Latest Comics Journal | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Â I'm not in loveÂwith the art, because it's too much like a lot ofÂunderground "comix" - everyone's head is enlarged,Âperspectives are off - but I admit that it makes the comic more interesting.

    What I bought – 6 February 2008 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Art "Maus" Spiegelman is publishing his memoir in comix form, entitled "Portrait of the Artist as a Young % @?

    Boing Boing: September 24, 2006 - September 30, 2006 Archives

  • Crumb, emerged in the late 1960s as founder of the alternative movement known as comix -- self-published comic books with explicit adult content -- and his

    canada.com Top Stories

  • Only once the independent comics (aka "comix") movement gathered steam from the late 1980s to early in the new millennium did at least a portion of the industry dare to provide the variety of sequential-art narratives that would appeal to a large audience.

    The Myth of the Fall of the American Comic Book

  • The spelling 'comix' was established to differentiate these publications from mainstream 'comics'.

    Spawned in the Underground

  • Poke around the middle of the store, and you'll find a mix of subgenres: reprints of vintage comics; the arty (and often raw) 'comix' indebted to the underground movement of the 1960s; and Japanese titles based on the hyperactive animé cartoons.

    The Spirit of the Spirit

  • Speaking of X in comics, that reminds me of the word "comix," which I was delighted to see Lucy Van Pelt reading in the newest volume of

    The ADD Blog at Comic Book Galaxy

  • There he became the leader of the growing "comix" movement and set new standards for adult satire. in the world of streetwear, R. Crumb's work has stretched beyond the comic strip to land on a collection from Supreme.

    Highsnobiety.com

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