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Comic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
  • arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughab
  • of or relating to or characteristic of comedy; "comic hero"

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  • a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts

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Comic Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Comic books are books with comics, with pictures that make a story. They have small pictures and words to tell a story. Comics were started in the 1900s. Some famous examples are Spider-Man and Batman. Some comic companies are Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Many comic books are about superheroes, but many others are about other things. Very often, characters in books, video games, movies and television appear in comics, and sometimes comic book characters are used in movies, TV shows or video games.

There are three different kinds of comic books: single issues that are usually 32 pages long are called comic books. These are printed like a magazine, with the pages folded and stapled together. A bigger book that has several comics inside of it is called a trade paperback. These have spines like a book and are glued together. A bigger comic book that is bound like a trade paperback but is all new, instead of collecting older comics, is called a graphic novel.



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'Comic' example sentence in quotations


* ... everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence. - George Santayana

* Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I've had my share. But whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh. - Katharine Hepburn

* Pointing out the comic elements of a situation can bring a sense of proportion and perspective to what might otherwise seem an overwhelming problem. - Harvey Mindess


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Comic Sample Sentences in News


  • Marvel Reveals More Info About Their Free Comic Book Day Books
    Both Secret Wars and Avengers coming to a comic shop near you in May 2015. Read more on this news related to 'Comic'
  • Comic-Con's future: Will it remain in San Diego?
    Organizers of Comic-Con are facing a tough decision moving forward: keep the convention in San Diego or be lured away by Anaheim or Los Angeles. Some think the event, which started in San Diego 45 years ago, has outgrown the venue and right now plans to expand the convention center are on hold. Read more on this news related to 'Comic'
  • Will Comic-Con leave San Diego?
    With an expansion of San Diego’s convention center stalled, other cities are making a play. Read more on this news related to 'Comic'

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