Tag: typography

Out of the Woods

Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods was oddly reminiscent of Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.  Scary Stories, along with Grimms’ Fairy Tales, were my go-to horror reads as a kid, so this collection really struck a chord with me. Maybe it is the narrative voice of folk tales, or particularly Carroll’s, but these stories were told beautifully. Modern,… Read more →

The Art of Lettering

As anyone who’s ever read a comic text like “Unwritten” should know, typography is a big deal.  The way letters are shaped, the space in between them, and the thickness of the lines all play a big part in how we read the actual words presented to us.  Inflection is hard to show in plain text (I can’t tell you… Read more →