Comics, Lettering and Other Stuff from the damaged brain of Jim Campbell
Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Value Your Time: No One Else Will
I recently mentioned on Twitter that I was having a good work day, averaging eight pages of lettering per hour, which prompted a surprised r...
Saturday, 31 December 2016
Looking Forward, Looking Back…
Well, good riddance, 2016. What a thoroughly dismal year you turned out to be. Brexit. Trump. Seemingly everybody dying. Not just distant...
Sunday, 20 March 2016
Comic Lettering Minutiae: Punctuation…
Number 1: It's ?! not !? — you're adding emphasis to a question. If it's not a question, then the sentence shouldn't...
Monday, 1 February 2016
Adventures in Space and Time
One of the key, unique elements of the comic medium is its ability to use space to create time — check out this brilliant flip-book-style il...
Sunday, 3 January 2016
Onwards Into The Future!
A belated Happy New Year to one and all… I did slightly better about putting some content on this blog in 2015, despite lettering 6,454 p...
Thursday, 17 December 2015
Quick Illustrator Tip#3
Text Boxes I've had cause recently to work on Illustrator pages that have originally been lettered by other people and was surprised ...
Thursday, 15 October 2015
Credit Where Credit's Due…
(That font is Blambot's ProtestPaint BB, if you're interested…) I'm not really a militant on the subject of crediting letter...
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