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The Story Behind Comic Sans
January 20, 2011

There may not be a designer on the planet who hasn’t heard of Comic Sans. In fact, there may not be any computer-using non-designers who aren’t familiar with — and don’t have an opinion about — Comic Sans. Vincent Connare’s 1995 design for Microsoft has become one of the most popular and most maligned typefaces of our time. Does this friendly, unassuming typeface deserve the myriad bad raps it has provoked, or is Comic Sans just an...