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Adult Material

The term refers to a comic book that contains arts, illustrations, content or story line that are suitable for mature readers. Adult Material comics feature drug use, sex, strong language, and violence.

Adzine

This refers to a magazine created primarily for comics advertisements.

Allentown Collection

A highly regarded comic book collection found in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1987-1988. The collection contains of Golden Age comics that are graded highly.

Alternative Comics

This refers to a type of comics that was formed in 1980s as an offshoot of the underground comix movement. Alternative comic book offers a great option to more established or mainstream superhero comics or other financially successful styles and genres, which have dominated the industry.

Anime

This refers to a Japanese term for “animation”, which is characterized by Japanese colorful art style usually depicting adult themes. Anime comprises various genres that are either an adaptation from a manga or made into a manga form.

Annual

Means a comic book that is published once a year, or may also refer to a comic book that comes in perfect bound or square back.

Apparent

This is a description used by comic book graders indicating an evidence of repair or restoration found in a comic.

Arrival Date

The date that is marked or written on the cover of a comic by the newsstand dealer or distributor, signifying the time when the comic book was displayed on the newsstand. Depending on the location of a particular dealer, the arrival date may differ from one place to another.

Ashcan

A prepublication comic book issue, or may also mean a promotional issue of a new comic title, produced by publishers for potential advertisers and readers.

Atom Age

Comic books published from 1946to 1956, dubbed as the Atom Age.


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