Saturday, September 01, 2007

Lettering Overhaul

I've learned a lot about lettering since. Diego took it to a new level in Issue 5. While I'm not as skilled as he is, I'm a lot better than when I first started. I'm redoing all the old lettering for Issues 1-4 to improve the overall presentation of the trade paperback. Here's a look at the old versus the new:

Default speech bubbles

Custom speech bubbles with varying
anchor points and curved tails

1 comment:

xcentric said...


When I first read your post, I was like "lettering shmettering - how much difference could it make?" but then seeing the before and after was so striking. The new stuff looks so professional and is much clearer about the conversation flow.

I know I've said this before but I am so excited for you doing all this. I'm so proud of you and inspired by you. You spoke about your dad and his "don't tell me, show me!" and you really have! Keep up the good work!