TYPE DESIGN INFORMATION PAGE last updated on Tue Aug 20 16:13:36 EDT 2019

SEARCH THIS SITE:

IMAGE SEARCH:

FONT RECOGNITION VIA FONT MOOSE

LUC DEVROYE


ABOUT







Comicraft (was: Active Images) [Richard Starkings]

Comicraft was founded by Richard Starkings and John Roshell in 1992. Located in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, they do lettering and design for the comic book industry and make comic book fonts. At one point they were also called Comic Book Fonts. The current presidents are Rita Simpson and Richard Starkings. Alternate URL. T-26 link. Creative Market link. Some fonts: Sanctum Sanctorum (2003), Grandguignol (2003), MagicalMysticalFour (2003), Smash (2003), Aztech, Joe Kubert, Gobbledygook, Meanwhile, Matinee Idol [Nick Curtis has a much nicer script font by the same name, sold by MyFonts], Manganese (Asian-lookalike by Richard Starkings), Altogether OOky (by John Roshell), AbsolutelyFabulous, Achtung Baby (1997, Richard Starkings: a brutalist typeface), Adamantium, Alchemite, AstroCity, AstroCity International, Bithead, BrontoBurger, CarryOnScreaming, Chills, ClobberinTime, Comicrazy, Destroyer, DivineRight, DoubleBack, DutchCourage (1995, an art deco family), Elsewhere (art nouveau), Flameon, Framistat (2000, JG), Frostbite, GrimlyFiendish, Hooky, Hellshock, IncyWincySpider, JimLee, JoeMad, KissAndTell, KissAndTell International (2000, JG), Meltdown, MonsterMash, PhasesOnStun, PulpFiction, ResistanceIs..., RunningWithScissors, SchoolsOut (1999, John Roshell), SezWho/SezYou, SpookyTooth, Spills, Splashdown, StandBy4Action, Stormtrooper, TheStorySoFar, ToBeContinued, Thrills, WildWords, WildWords International, YuleTideLog, Zoinks, ZAP Pack, Digital Delivery, Jeff Campbell (2000, by JG), Los Vampiros, DeadMansChest, Cutthroat International (2000), Rigor Mortis (2000, John Roshell), DangerGirl, Thingamajig, Red Star, Red Square, Drop Case, Too Much Coffee Man, NearMyth, Stonehenge, Golem and SwordsAndSorcerers (medieval or runes fonts). Their monster fonts collection includes MonsterMash, CarryOnScreaming, Chills, GooseBumps, CreepyCrawly, Grimly Fiendish, IncyWincySpider, SpookyTooth, Meltdown and TrickorTreat dingbats. In 2005, MyFonts started selling their collection. Fonts by Starkings include Achtung Baby, Carry On Screaming, Clobberin Time, Flame On, Goosebumps, Grimly Fiendish, Sez, Splashdown. The full font list: Absolutely Fabulous (1999), Achtung Baby (1997), Adam Kubert (2005), Adamantium (1999), Alchemite (1997), Altogether Ooky (1999, vampire script), Area51 (2005, an octagonal typeface with a military stencil)), Astro City (2005), Astronauts In Trouble (2005), Atomic Wedgie (2005), Aztech (2005), Battle Cry (2005), Battle Scarred (2005), Belly Laugh (2005), Biff Bam Boom (2005), Bithead (1997), Blah Blah Blah (2005), Bronto Burger (1996), Carry On Screaming (1996), Chatterbox (2005), Cheeky Monkey (2005), Cheese And Crackers (2005), Chills (1997), Clobberin Time (1995), Comicrazy (1995), Creepy Crawly (2005), Cutthroat (2005), Danger Girl (2005), Dave Gibbons (2005), Dead Mans (2005), Dear Diary (2005), Designer Genes (2005), Destroyer (1999), Digital Delivery (2005), Divine Right (1998), Doohickey (2005), Double Back (1998), Dreamland (2005), Drop Case (2005), Dutch Courage (1995), Elsewhere (1998), Euphoria (2005), Exterminate (1999), Face Front (2005), Flame On (1997), Forked Tongue (2005), Framistat (2005), Frostbite (1997), Girls Girls Girls (2005), Gobbledygook (2005), Golem (2005), Goosebumps (2005), Grande Guignol (2003), Grimly Fiendish (1998), Hedge Backwards (2005), Hellshock (1997), Hooky (1999), Hush Hush (2005), Hyperdrive (2005), Incy Wincy Spider (1996), Jeff Campbell (2005), Jeff Campbell Sketchbook (2005), Jim Lee (1998), Joe Kubert (2005), Joe Mad (1999), Kiss And Tell (1999), Ladronn (2005), Los Vampiros (1999), Manganese (1999), Matinee Idol (2005), Meanwhile (2005), Meltdown (1997), Mike Wieringo (2005), Monster Mash (1997), Near Myth (2005, a grunge face, since 2007 also at T26), Nuff Said (2005), Overbyte (2005), Paranoid Android (2005), Pascual Ferry (2005), Pass The Port (2005), Phases On Stun (1995), Primal Scream (2005), Pulp Fiction (1996), Red Square (2005), Red Star (2005), Resistance Is (1997), Rigor Mortis (2005), Rumble (1994), Running With Scissors (1997), Sanctum Sanctorum (1998), Santas Little Helpers (2005), Schools Out (1999), Sean Phillips (2005), Sentinel (2005), Sez (1998), Shannon Wheeler (2005), Shannon Wheeler (2005), Smash (2005), Snowmany Snowmen (2005), Soothsayer (2005), Spellcaster (2005), Spills (1997), Splashdown (1997), Spookytooth (2005), Stand By4 Action (1997), Stonehenge (2005), Stormtrooper (1997), Thats All Folks (2005), The Story So Far (1998), Thingamajig (2005), Thrills (1997), Tim Sale (1999), Tim Sale Brush (2005), Tim Sale Lower (2005), Timelord (2005), To Be Continued (2005), Too Much (2005), Tough Talk (2005), Treacherous (2005), Trick Or Treat (2005), Wall Scrawler (2005), Wiccan Sans (1999), Wiccan Serif (1999), Wiccan Special (1999, see also T-26), Wild And Crazy (1997), Wild Words (1995), Yada Yada Yada (2005), Yeah Baby (2005), Yuletide Log (1996), Zoinks (2005), Phil Yeh (2006), Zzzap (2006), Battle Damaged (2007), Speeding Bullet (2006), Foom (2007), Letterbot (2007), Timsale (2007), Cutthroat (2007), Framistat (2007), Area 51 (2007, techno, octagonal), CC Comicraft (2007), Ratatat (2008), Mad Scientist (2008), Monologous (2008, T-26), HolierThanThou (2008, T26), Elephantmen (2008, grunge typeface at T26), Storyline (2008, T-26), Primal Scream (2009, T-26), Spillproof (2009, T-26), Sign Language (2008), Moritat (2009, T-26, by John Roshell), Pass The Port (2009, T-26), Credit Crunch (2009), Elsewhere (2009, art nouveau), Code Monkey (2011, monospaced yet informal), Glitter Girl (2011, hand-printed), Rassum Frassum (2011, comic book face), Rocket Man (2011, a retro futuristic family), Spaghetti Western (2011, signage face), Sunrise Till Sunset (2012), Samaritan and Samaritan Tall (2013, with John Roshell).

In 2014, John Roshell published the school font Dash To School.

Typefaces from 2015: Samaritan Lower (by Richard Starkings and John Roshell), Dusk Till Dawn Buried (expressionist).

Typefaces from 2016: Questionable Things (with John Roshell: a question mark font).

Typefaces from 2017: Evil Schemes (by Richard Starkings and John Roshell), Regeneration, Obey Obey Obey (by Starkings and Roshell).

Typefaces from 2018: Samaritan Tall Lower (by Starkings and Roshell), Blah Blah Upper (by John Roshell and Richard Starkings), Evil Doings (by Richard Starkings and John Roshell).

Creative Market link. View Comicraft's typefaces.

EXTERNAL LINKS
Comicraft (was: Active Images)
 [Buy fonts]
 [Designer info]
Fontspring link [Buy fonts]
Monotype link
Monotype foundry link
Creative Market page
MyFonts search
Monotype search
Fontspring search
Google search

INTERNAL LINKS
Comic/cartoon fonts ⦿ Oriental simulation fonts ⦿ Rune fonts ⦿ Horror fonts ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Octagonal typefaces ⦿ Type scene in California ⦿ Brush script typefaces ⦿ Nick Curtis ⦿ Art Nouveau typefaces ⦿ Stone age fonts ⦿ Typefaces for alchemy ⦿ Monospaced fonts ⦿ Art deco typefaces ⦿ Brutalist typefaces ⦿ School fonts ⦿ Stencil fonts ⦿ Military typefaces ⦿ Aztec typefaces ⦿








file name: Richard Starkings John Roshell Evil Doings 2018 262922


file name: Richard Starkings John Roshell Evil Doings 2018 262923


file name: Comicraft Blah Blah Upper 2018 262917


file name: Comicraft Blah Blah Upper 2018 262918


file name: Comicraft Blah Blah Upper 2018 262919


file name: Comicraft Samaritan Tall Lower 2018 263370 002


file name: Comicraft Samaritan Tall Lower 2018 263371 002


file name: Comicraft Samaritan Tall Lower 2018 263372 002


file name: Comicraft Evil Schemes 2017 233398


file name: Comicraft Evil Schemes 2017


file name: John Roshell Richard Starkings Obey Obey Obey 2017 229060


file name: John Roshell Richard Starkings Obey Obey Obey 2017b


file name: Richard Starkings Achtung Baby 1997


file name: Comicraft Area51 2005


file name: Comicraft Area51 2005b


file name: Comicraft Atomic Wedgie 2005


file name: Comicraft Elsewhere


file name: Comicraft Richard Starkings Bold 2011


file name: Comicraft Dusk Till Dawn Buried 2015


file name: Comicraft C C Rumble Open


file name: Comicraft C C Shiver Open 2010


file name: Comicraft C C Sign Language 2008


file name: Comicraft Cheese And Crackers


file name: Comicraft Credit Crunch


file name: Comicraft Deadline 2007


file name: Comicraft Deadline Doom Open 2007


file name: Comicraft Nuff Said 2005


file name: Comicraft Nuff Said 2005b


file name: Comicraft Onomatopedia


file name: Comicraft Spellcaster 2005


file name: Comicraft Smash


file name: Comicraft Spaghetti Western 2011


file name: Comicraft Spaghetti Western 2011a


file name: Comicraft Code Monkey 2011


file name: Comicraft Regeneration 2017 231180


file name: Comicraft Regeneration 2017


file name: Comicraft Foom 2007


file name: Comicraft Pulp Fiction 1996


file name: Comicraft Pulp Fiction 1996b


file name: Comicraft Spills 1997


file name: Comicraft C C Absolutely Fabulous 1999


file name: Comicraft C C Absolutely Fabulous 1999b


file name: Comicraft C C Biff Bam Boom 2005


file name: Comicraft C C Biff Bam Boom 2005a


file name: Comicraft C C Chills Whispers


file name: Comicraft C C Flame On Nova 1997


file name: Comicraft C C Long Underwear 2009


file name: Comicraft C C Meldown 1997


file name: Comicraft C C Up Up And Away


file name: Comicraft C C Up Up And Away


file name: Comicraft Frostbite 1997


file name: Comicraft Splashdown


file name: Comicraft Stonehenge Runes


file name: Comicraft Sunrise Till Sunset 2012


file name: Comicraft Stormtrooper 1997


file name: Comicraft Stormtrooper 1997b


file name: Comicraft Stormtrooper 1997c


file name: Comicraft Questionable Things 2016


file name: John Roshell Richard Starkings Samaritan 2013


file name: John Roshell Richard Starkings Samaritan Tall 2013


file name: John Roshell Richard Starkings Samaritan Tall 2013b


file name: John Roshell Richard Starkings Samaritan Lower 2015


file name: John Roshell Richard Starkings Samaritan Lower 2015a


file name: Comicraft Dash To School 2014


file name: Comicraft Dash To School 2014


file name: Comicraft Dash To School 2014b


file name: Comicraft Dash To School 2014c


file name: Comicraft Dash To School 2014d


file name: Comicraft Dutch Courage 1995


file name: Comicraft Rocket Man First Stage 2011


file name: Comicraft Stonehenge







Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html