comic strip

comic strip

noun
a sequence of drawings, either in color or black and white, relating a comic incident, an adventure or mystery story, etc., often serialized, typically having dialogue printed in balloons, and usually printed as a horizontal strip in daily newspapers and in an uninterrupted block or longer sequence of such strips in Sunday newspapers and in comic books.

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism

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comic strip
 
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Also called: strip cartoon a sequence of drawings in a newspaper, magazine, etc, relating a humorous story or an adventure

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