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  • n. Plural form of letterer.


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  • Perhaps what Morrison meant (besides hyping his upcoming work, as such interviews are supposed to do) is that comic-book sound effects have been the domain of letterers, now created with computer fonts rather than by hand.

    Batman, Robin, and the “Much-Maligned Sound Effect”?

  • The title-page spread lists five writers, eight pencillers, six inkers, four letterers, and four colorists, one of them "Studio F."

    Comics Publishers Don’t Make It Easy for Cataloguers

  • This is probably the biggest mistake seen amongst amateur letterers.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It's up to Betsy Mitchell of Del Rey Books to acknowledge market realities, the elephant in the room: Betsy: Due to the costs involved in hiring so many contributors to the job -- pencilers, inkers, scripters, letterers, colorists if the work is in four-color -- economics demand that authors who have a large and loyal fan following are the best choice for adaptation.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • And even if you cut those guys, are you going to cut the pay for the inkers, colorists, letterers, editors ...?

    More on Marvel’s price increases | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • Typical of the books in this series, an assembly-line workflow is assumed, with Williams receiving a script from someone else, passing off his pages to different colorists and letterers, and working under the supervision of an editor, who provides direction, approves work, and makes some artistic decisions, like cover designs.

    The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics » Comics Worth Reading

  • This is a jam session kind of thing with several artists taking a page from the script and all working together as pencilers, inkers, colorists and letterers to produce one of the best online comics I have ever seen.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Comics punctuation allows writers and letterers to do some things that standard prose styles don't allow.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Dave notes that not only did comics come up with this form of expression, but comics letterers have more options available to them.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • It is called Gold Leaf because that what the illuminated letterers of the time used, and will be drawn as if stained glass windows were panels of a comic book which is essentially what they are.

    Interview with Artist and Comic Book Author Dame Darcy


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