Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Comic books and comic strips, especially of the alternative press.

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  • verb Alternative spelling of commix.
  • noun slang comics

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of comics, pl. of comic.]

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co- +‎ mix

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Phonetic spelling of comics

Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • 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'.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • 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

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