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  • The definition for Gotham is "goat town", one of the first Dutch words for part of Manhattan. (the latter is a Native American word, and I won't go into that(, Gotham was then discovered in the comics of the 1839's, as a simulation of a big city. I.e. New York.

    March 1, 2017

  • A font we can believe in.

    February 22, 2008

  • Why yes, I think palooka invented it here. Oprah's the queen bee. Or is it Michelle, or Maria, or Caroline?!

    February 7, 2008

  • I was trying hard to ignore that. ;-)

    February 7, 2008

  • Wait... Obamarama mamas?!

    February 7, 2008

  • Gotham's also a nickname for New York City, which features many of those golden era relic signs. What a web of trivia :)

    February 7, 2008

  • Gotham is the archetypal Art Deco font, very reminiscent of the 1920s' fascination with modernism, cities and progress.

    February 7, 2008

  • Interesting, kewpid. Brings to mind Batman's Gotham City.

    February 7, 2008

  • No-nonsense, sans-serif. This typeface screams America. It is reminiscent of the type and signage of a previous era. The golden age of industry and manufacturing.

    All those "CHANGE" signs held up by Obamarama mamas you see, they're Gotham. John Edwards' campaign also featured it prominently.

    February 7, 2008