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Meet the guy behind the famous Comic Sans font

After more than two decades since its release, the famous Comic Sans fonts is still haunting our font dropbox. That awkward, weird, and unpleasing typeface makes it immediately clear that we were not too smart to use it when we were kids during our homeworks and presentations.

Now, a new short from CNN-backed video network Great Big Story tells the tale of how Comic Sans was created. It takes you back in time to the early 90s when designer Vincent Connare created it for Microsoft’s Bob interface and exploring his inspirations. Be sure to check out the video below.


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