Hilary Explains It All: In Defense of Comic Sans

Hilary Explains It All: In Defense of Comic Sans

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For as long as I can remember, it’s been chic to hate on Comic Sans. The font is aesthetically, absolutely terrible, though if you ask font designer and creater Vincent Connare, it’s “the best font in the world”. I might disagree (because I’m a Helvetica fan) but you know who doesn’t? Anyone with the learning disability dyslexia.      The font, which was released in 1994, is based on John Costanza’s lettering from The Dark Knight Returns comic book. Times New Roman seemed far too formal for a speech bubbles, and so Comic Sans came to be.    “Comic Sans was NOT designed …