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The Comic Sans font - love it or hate it?

Friday, April 17, 2009

How can you tell when a particular font has become a cultural phenomenon? When it has a fan club? Or a club that wants to banish it? Or when it is written up in the Wall Street Journal? Yes, Comic Sans, the brilliant set of fonts designed for Microsoft by Vincent Connare is featured in today's WSJ: Typeface Inspired by Comic Books Has Become a Font of Ill Will