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Comic Sans is only the greatest font EVAR! OMG!
Histories of teh Comic Sans
Comic Sans was made by Vincent Connare in 1994 for Microsoft BOB. He based it off the two winnest comics ever: Watchmen and The Dark Knight Returns. He later said it was never meant to actually be used for anything and was pretty much a joke.
Ban Comic Sans, or, HATERS!!!1
In Autumn 1999, some hating losers not cool enough for teh Comic Sans decided to build an Internet Hate Machine to take out teh greatest font evar. The Ban Comic Sans movement claims that the font looks awful, gets overused on everything, and is otherwise just poop. WUT DO U MEAN? COMIC SANS IS AWESOME!
Since that time, lots of mindless sheep have started subscribing to teh Comic Sans hate. KNOCK IT OFF GUYZ THIS FONT RULZ!
Things 2 use teh Comic Sans 4
NO RLY WUT?
Teh Comic Sans is great for:
- Your college thesis.
- Wanted signs.
- Medical reports.
- Books about the Holocaust.
- Al'Qaeda threats.
Awesome people who use teh Comic Sans
- The company that makes Beanie Babies. OMG so cool!
- 16 year old girls
- 13 year old boys
- AOL users.
- Middle aged women that think it makes them look whimsical (protip: IT DOES!!!).
- School teachers trying to make that 30 page paper on Moby Dick fun and exciting. Sure, you might do something you'd regret if it's in Helvetica, but Comic Sans? Sign us up!
- Peter Principle-afflicted management at small companies that also ask their website developers for flashing backgrounds, embedded MIDIs, and to start off with an awesome poem the five year old son of the CEO wrote in Kindergarten. All very good ideas!
- Your average sub-corporation organization. Campus newsletter? Comic Sans! Local theater putting on a play? Comic Sans! Vietnam veteran memorial being set up for this weekend? COMIC SANS OMG!
- Satirical websites making fun of the childishness, inappropriateness, and sheer oversaturation of this font, but they're just haters!
- Toby Fox.
Comic Sans Monologue
—Mike Lacher - www.mcsweeneys.net
Examples of teh Comic Sans
Old memes made new by teh Comic Sans
As you have just read, Comic Sans makes EVERYTHING awesome! Watch!
Lame, right? But with ten minutes in MS Paint...
YES, YOU ARE!!!!1
Videos of teh Comic Sans
- Comic Sans 20th anniversary tribute raises funds for the other kind of cancer
- Ban Comic Sans
- Moar h8terz
- What to do when you meet the glorious creator of Comic Sans
- The Official Comic Sans Web Site
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