n an effort to give a helping hand to other comic creators, I've written these articles to cover comic creation topics and tips that are useful, hard to find elsewhere, or have simply never appeared anywhere else.
The Black Beetle: Anatomy of a Font - A Lettering Feature by Nate PiekosAn inside look at how I created the style guide for Dark Horse's Black Beetle. (Links to the Dark Horse Blog)
Comic Book Grammar & TraditionA sample by sample look at the grammatical and stylistic world of comic lettering.
How do I Install These Fonts?You've downloaded 'em now what? Instructions for Mac and PC in Opentype, Windows Truetype, Mac Postscript and Mac Truetype formated fonts.
Successful Logo DesignNeed to design a logo for your comic (or any other project)? Read this checklist of things to keep in mind.
How to Hand Letter a ComicYou're a letterer and you don't know what an Ames Guide is? For shame...
Correct Dimensions for Original Art PagesBasic measurements and explanation for marking the guides on your comic book and comic strip original art.
Free Chart of International CharactersDownload Adobe Acrobat files that list Mac and PC keystrokes for all those snazzy international characters.