Comic Sans for Cancer

Posted by Blair Thomson
August 20 — 2014
Culture

A poster exhibition poking fun at Comic Sans, the font that designers love to hate, all in the name of a very worthy cause.

Comic Sans for Cancer

Our submission was inspired by Pop Artist Roy Lichenstein's 1964 work "Oh, Jeff...I Love You, Too...But...".

Comic Sans for Cancer
Comic Sans for Cancer

It used characters from the font as shading for the various tones (spelling out the word COMIC).

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The exhibition was widely covered in many of the national media, and we were delighted to see our image used to promote the campaign and raise much needed funds for Cancer Research UK.