A look at how a page of Astro City is produced, from script to published comic, originally written for the Lynda.com blog in anticipation of Comic-Con in 2015.
It’s true — I designed the Angry Birds logo! And it required very complicated technology: a Sharpie. I shared this step-by-step process with the Lynda.com blog.
Moment-by-moment creation of our Sound Effect fonts SHIVER and SHAKE
The creation of Moritat’s lettering font for Elephantmen War Toys: Yvette. A day’s work compressed into three minutes…Continue reading “Tutorial: Creating the Moritat font”
A discussion on comics storytelling with Tony Isabella, Lee Nordling, Kurt Busiek, Mark Verheiden, Lovern Kindzierski, Richard Starkings, John Ostrander, Steve Leialoha, Todd Klein, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Steven Grant, Trina Robbins, Marv Wolfman, Tim Eldred, Howard Cruse, Jackie Estrada, Bob Ingersoll and Steve Lieber
Ever wondered what to call those little lines of weathering on the bottom of Sound Effects? Now all you have to do is check The Comicraft Glossary of Lettering Terms — from Air to Zig-Zag Tail, they’re all here!
Lettering artist Ferran Delgado painstakingly recreates Marvel title pages of yore for the Spanish editions of Marvel Comics. Here we present some of Ferran’s fantastic title pages, along with his thoughts on the lettering process, and the answers to a series of questions he posed to us.
Continue reading “Lettering Showcase: Ferran Delgado”
An excerpt from ‘Comic Book Lettering the Comicraft Way’ on Eisner’s brilliant title page designs.