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  1. comicsnoun

    The section of a newspaper containing mostly comic strips; -- called also funnies and funny papers. Many but not all newspapers have a comics section.

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  1. comicsnoun

    An artistic medium consisting of juxtaposed pictorial and other images in deliberate sequence, intended to convey information and/or to produce an aesthetic response in the viewer (also, comix)

  2. comicsnoun

    A collection of comic strips

  3. comicsnoun

    The page of a newspaper especially devoted to comic strips

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  1. Comics

    Comics is an medium of expression that communicates ideas via images, often combined with text or other forms of visual information. Comics frequently takes the form of juxtaposed sequences of panels of images. Often textual devices such as speech balloons, captions, and sound effects indicate dialogue, narration, or other information. Elements such as size and placement of panels control narrative pacing. Cartooning and similar forms of illustration are the most common image-making means in comics; fumetti is a form which uses photographic images. Common forms of comics include comic strips, editorial and gag cartoons, comic books, graphic novels and webcomics. Since the late 20th century, bound volumes such as graphic novels, comics albums, and tankōbon have become increasingly common. The history of comics has followed divergent paths in different cultures. By the mid-20th century, comics had became particularly popular in the US, western Europe, and Japan. European comics traces its history to Rodolphe Töpffer's cartoon strips of the 1830s, and flourished following the 1920s success of strips such as Tintin. American comics emerged as a mass medium in the early 20th century with the advent of newspaper comic strips; magazine-style comic books followed in the 1930s. Japanese comics and cartooning traces its history to the 13th-century. Modern comic strips emerged in Japan in the early 20th-century in imitation of Western comic strips, and by the 1930s, comics magazines and book collections became common. The post-World War II era saw the popularity of cartoonists such as Osamu Tezuka lead to rapid expansion of the popularity of Japanese comics.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Comics in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Comics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Comics in a Sentence

  1. Steve Beynon:

    Deployed troops used to tell me that reading a copy of Stripes, even if it was days old, was a high point in their days in Iraq or Afghanistan. I think reading NFL recaps or the comics was a tether to deployed United States ' because life downrange can feel like you're on another planet.

  2. Mary Elizabeth Winstead:

    I, of course, have big wishes for many things we could do in the DC (DC Comics) universe, but no, nothing official.

  3. Vidyun Sabhaney:

    The medium of comics is fantastic for this. It allows readers to engage with characters, locations and circumstances, as if they were doing it first hand.

  4. Ali Wong:

    Of course I thought about quitting at The New York Times, but I just kept going because I liked the process so much, your attitude after bombing distinguishes the comics who are the real deal from the comics who aren't the real deal.

  5. Eddie Murphy:

    He had a weird thing with me that he didnt have with other comics, it was mean. ... He wasnt nice. He wasnt doing that with everybody, he was doing that with me specifically. He was shitty with me.

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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. exacerbate
    • B. knead
    • C. gloat
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