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  1. comic booknoun

    a magazine devoted to comic strips


  1. comic booknoun

    A book or magazine that uses sequences of drawings to tell a story or series of stories, primarily in serialized form, usually fiction.


  1. Comic book

    A comic book or comicbook, also called comic magazine or simply comic, is a publication, first popularized in the United States, of comics art in the form of sequential juxtaposed panels that represent individual scenes. Panels are often accompanied by brief descriptive prose and written narrative, usually dialog contained in word balloons emblematic of the comics art form. The first comic book appeared in the United States in 1933 and was a reprinting of earlier newspaper comic strips which had established many of the story-telling devices used in comics. The term comic book arose because the first comic book reprinted humor comic strips. Despite their name, comic books are not necessarily humorous in tone—modern comic books tell stories in many genres.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comic book in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comic book in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Adam Olenn:

    We wanted to do something nice for the kids. Since I came on board to the school in July, we have been trying new things like a comic book for our annual and financial report so it’s engaging and people want to read these things, we also thought the kids would get to see the Head of School in a different light.

  2. Tim Burton:

    For me, Batman... some of that imagery was more horror than it was comic books, and I liked that about it. I liked the kind of split personality nature, the light and the dark. For me it was definitely my favorite of all the comic book characters because of those reasons.

  3. Marlene Bonnelly:

    'The Dark Knight Returns' Batman completely reshaped how I, and many other comic book fans, viewed the character.

  4. Shawn Robbins:

    Audiences are diverse and complex, and so too is the box office when it's firing on all cylinders, comic book films attract most of the attention, and they certainly are near the center of the industry's financial gravity, but a variety of content aimed at all demographics has always been and will always remain integral to the sustained success of the theatrical experience.

  5. Todd Phillips:

    Part of the reason we made the movie is a response to the comic book world of movies, like, Why is this celebrated? Why is this funny? Why is this fun? What are the real-world implications of violence?

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