Video - What is a comic book font?

And why does all the writing in comic books look like that?

Why does all the writing in comic books look like that? And what is a comic book font? If you want to learn more about comics lettering, this video is for you: it looks into the aesthetic shaped by comics culture, technology... and really cheap paper. And no, you can't possibly beat the beautiful writing of legendary letterer Todd Klein ... can you? :)
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