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  • A Gathering of Letterers

    A Gathering of Letterers0

    If you’ve been following By the Letters since the series inception early this year, you know that I’ve been spotlighting the fine art of comic book lettering and have featured a few interviews with letterers, including Ariana Maher. We’re a big fan of roundtables at WWAC, so I asked Maher if she’d help me get

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  • Lettering Inspirations and Approach with Caitlin Yarsky

    Lettering Inspirations and Approach with Caitlin Yarsky0

    Caitlin Yarsky isn’t a comic book letterer by profession, but it was her lettering as much as her spectacular illustrations in Coyotes from Image Comics that caught my eye. In fact, her unique lettering style is what prompted my recent hyper focus on the art of comic book lettering in this “By the Letters” series. Typically,

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  • By the Letters: Blambot’s Nate Piekos

    By the Letters: Blambot’s Nate Piekos0

    An incredible amount of work and attention to detail goes into lettering a comic that the average reader is likely not aware of, despite the fact that it is the lettering of a comic that can help guide the reading experience from panel to panel. Nate Piekos has been working in comics lettering, typography, and

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  • By the Letters: An Interview with Troy Peteri

    By the Letters: An Interview with Troy Peteri0

    Letterers are some of the many unsung heroes that help shape the comics we love. Word and thought balloons, sound effects (SFX), and narrative boxes appear throughout the pages of each book, but readers tend to take those storytelling devices for granted, without realizing just how much of our reading experience those seemingly simple letters

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  • Sesame Street Will Soon be Brought to You by the Letters H, B, and O

    Sesame Street Will Soon be Brought to You by the Letters H, B, and O2

    • August 13, 2015

    Last week, I woke up singing “Imagine That,” by Ernie.  The other day, it was “The Ladybug’s Picnic.” Cookie Monster songs are always a favourite and I will never forget my aunt, who is deathly afraid of airplane flight, talking about how drinking brandy and singing “Me Lost Me Cookie at the Disco” got her

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