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Glossary - Terms and Definitions About Comics

A comprehensive list of the terms and definitions used in comic books with this online glossary.

Back Issue Comic Definition
Find out what a back issue is in collecting comic books.

CGC - Comics Guaranty LLC
A comic book grading company.

Cleaning
A definition of the comic book term cleaning.

Co-Feature Comic Book Definition
Find out what the term co-feature means in comic books.

Comic Book Bag
A definition of comic book bags. A device used for storing and protecting comic books.

Comic Book Board
A definition of comic boards. A protection and storage device for comics.

Comic Book Box
A definition of a comic book box. A storage device for comics.

Comic Book Penciller
A definition of the comic book term penciller.

Comix - Definition Of The Comic Book Term
A definition of the comic book term "comix".

Con
A definition of the comic book collecting term, "con." Not to be confused with the thing pulled off by con-men to rob someone of their money, a con is a large part of comic book culture.

Con-Exclusive Glossary Definition
Find out what a con-exclusive item is in the world of comic book conventions.

Con Stench
Find out about the dreaded Con Stench that one finds at a comic book convention.

Consignment
This is a definition of the comic book selling term consignment.

Continuity - Comic Book Term for the Order of Events In A Comic Book
A definition of the comic book term continuity.

Cosplay
Find out what cosplay is and how it relates to comic book conventions.

Creator Owned Comics
A definition of the comic book term creator owned comics.

Crossover Glossary Definition
Find out what a crossover is in the world of comic books.

Digital Comics
A definition of the term digital comics as it relates to comic books on the internet.

Direct Market Definition
Read a definition of the comic book term Direct Market.

Fair
A comic book definition of the comic book term "fair". Used in telling the condition of a comic book.

Fanboy
A definition of the comic book term - Fanboy.

Fill In Comic Book Definition
Find out about what a fill in is in the comic creating process.

Fine
A definition of the comic book grading term "fine". Used in telling the condition of the comic.

First Appearance
A definition of the comic book term, "first appearance."

First Printing Glossary Definition
Find out about the term "first printing" and why it is important in comic books.

Flash
A definition of the webcomic term Flash, referring to Macromedia Flash.

FLCS Glossary Definition
Find out what the term FLCS means in the comic book industry.

Floppy Comic Book Definition
Find out more about the term floppy and what it means in the world of collecting comic books.

Gag
A definition of the webcomic term "gag."

Golden Age Of Comics
A glossary item of the comic book term Golden Age. Used to describe the first major expansion of comic books into American culture.

Good
This is a definition of the grading term "good".

Grade
A definition of comic book grading. A term used in finding the comics condition.

Graphic Novel
A definition of the comic book term graphic novel.

Gutter Definition
Learn how the term gutter is used in the comic book creation process.

Imprint Comic Book Glossary Definition
Find out what an imprint is in the world of publishing comic books.

Independent
A definition of the comic book term "independent". Used in relating to lesser known comics.

Infinite Canvas
A definition of the webcomic term infinite canvas.

Key Issue Definition
Find out more about the term key issue and what it means to the world of comic books.

Long Form Webcomic
A definition of the term "long form webcomic."

Manga Comic Book Definition
Find out what the term Manga is in relation to comic books.

Marvel Method Definition
Find out what the Marvel Method is in the comic book creating world.

Marvel Zombie
A definition of the term Marvel Zombie.

Mini Comic
A definition of the comic book term "mini comic."

Mint
A definition of the comic grading term "mint".

Motion Comic Definition
Find out what a motion comic is and more in this glossary definition.

Motion Lines Comic Book Definition
Learn what the term motion lines means in comic books.

Mylar
Mylar is used for comic book bags.

Near Mint
A definition of the comic grading term "near mint".

OGN - Original Graphic Novel
A definition of the term OGN - Original Graphic Novel

One Shot Definition
Find out what a one-shot comic book is and how it is used in the world of comic books.

Ongoing Title Glossary Definition
Find out what an ongoing title is and how the term is used in comic books.

Origin Definition
A glossary definition of the comic book term "origin".

Panel
A definition of the comic book term, "panel."

Poor
A definition of the comic book grading term "poor". Used to describe the condition of a comic.

Price Guide
A definition of the comic book term price guide. An item used in figuring out the value of a comic.

Pull List Comic Book Glossary Definition
Find out what a pull list is in collecting comic books.

Restoration Definition
Find out more about the term restoration in comic books.

Retcon
A definition of the comic book term Retcon.

Run Comic Book Definition
Find out how the word "run" is used in comic books.

Serial Comic Book Definition
Find out what the word serial is in comic books.

Silver Age Definition
The Silver Age of comic books.

Slabbed Comic Definition
Find out what the term slabbed means in collecting comic books.

Splash Page Glossary Definition
Get more information about the Splash Page and how it is used in comic books.

Spoiler
Learn what the term spoiler means in collecting comic books and how to avoid them.

Squarebound
A definition of the comic book term "squarebound". A graphic novel is usually a squarebound comic.

Swipe
A definition of the comic book term "swipe." This jargon has become a part of the comic book culture in regards to artwork.

The Big Two
A definition of the comic book term "The Big Two."

The Top Comic Book Vocabulary Terms Every Collector Should Know
New to the hobby? Know the terms that every comic book fan should know.

Update
A definition of the webcomic term update.

Variant - Comic Book Term for Comic Book Covers
A definition of the comic book term variant.

Very Fine
A definition of the comic grading term "Very Fine".

Very Good
A definition of the comic grading term "Very Good".

Webcomic
A definition of the comic book term Webcomic.

Word Balloon Glossary Definition
Find more information about the comic book term word balloon.

Zine Definition
A definition of the term zine.

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