This Font Is the Comic Sans of the 1970s

Illustration by Sara Osario Long before Comic Sans attracted the scorn of design nerds, there was Souvenir. Font hate feels like a relatively new phenomenon, the kind of hobby that only really became popular in the 21st century. But while it’s certainly true that the internet democratized font hating, there have been bugbear typefaces long before Comic Sans was even a glimmer in Vincent Connare’s eye, or Papyrus first invoked Ryan Gosling’s scorn .

Source: This Font Is the Comic Sans of the 1970s

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