Filmmakers Scott Hutcheson of VeryAware.com and AJ Meadows have set out on a journey to uncover the nasty truths behind the worlds most hated font: Comic Sans. The film, Comic Sans or The Most Hated Font in the World, originally conceived as a mockumentary about one designer who was absolutely in love with Comic Sans, [...]
Comic Sans Be Gone: replaces all occurrences of the Comic Sans MS font on any web page with the Helvetica font to improve readability! How handy! See http://extensions.apple.com (category: Other) Developer’s page: http://www.sitharus.com/comic-sans-be-gone.html Sent to us by Jan-Pieter Maaywee. Thanks Jan-Pieter!
Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami’s website in Comic Sans? It’s true. Read the article here. Thanks for the heads up, Josh!
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From Flickr Comic Sans Pool
A long-overdue parody/homage sticker design of the Obama HOPE poster by Shepard Fairey is now available for download. An interesting connection between the Obama HOPE image and the original “ban comic sans” image is that both Shepard Fairey and I got into some trouble for using someone elses’ photo. I got in considerably less trouble, [...]
In 1995 Microsoft released the font Comic Sans originally designed for comic book style talk bubbles containing informational help text. Since that time the typeface has been used in countless contexts from restaurant signage to college exams to medical information. These widespread abuses of printed type threaten to erode the very foundations upon which centuries [...]