• 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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  • Letterers: Jill Gerber on the Unsung Heroes of Comics in the Classroom

    Letterers: Jill Gerber on the Unsung Heroes of Comics in the Classroom0

    When it comes to using comics in the classroom, letterers are truly the unsung heroes of the medium, according to educator Jill Gerber. In our earlier Comics Academe interview focusing on how the use of comics has evolved as a literary teaching tool, Gerber, an award-winning educator and consultant, explains that lettering is one of

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  • Into the Letter-Verse: Blambot’s Nate Piekos Talks Lettering in Comic Book Movies

    Into the Letter-Verse: Blambot’s Nate Piekos Talks Lettering in Comic Book Movies0

    In our previous interview, Nate Piekos shared his processes and passions within the world of comic book lettering. He also expressed his disappointment in a recent superhero movie that clearly had not consulted a professional comic book letterer to ensure the authenticity of their film’s comic book aesthetic. The film Piekos was referring to is,

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