Comic Book Lettering Grammar and Style

Nate Piekos:

Comic book lettering has some grammatical and aesthetic traditions that are quite unique. What follows is a list that every letterer eventually commits to his/her own mental reference file. The majority of these points are established tradition, sprinkled with modern trends and a bit of my own opinion having lettered professionally for a few years now.

(Thanks to reader John Saxton.)

Monday, 2 February 2009