In a column in this week’s Boston Phoenix, Mike Miliard reports on the worldwide campaign by Dave and Holly Combs to ban the Comic Sans font:
…It’s Comic Sans, the goofy, ungainly typeface, meant to mimic handwriting that’s somehow proliferated across the globe… Comic Sans is shoddily designed, with awkward weighting and haphazard kerning…
…The problem has reached critical mass, Combs says, and action must be taken. “I got a funeral announcement in Comic Sans,” she says, pausing to let the words sink in. “I mean, that’s sad! I don’t want a funeral announcement in Comic Sans!”
For more info, see also www.bancomicsans.com.