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A free alternative to Comic Sans

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Hannes von Döhren created this font to be a much hipper, serifed replacement to the universally dreaded Comic Sans. It's a hip font good for titling and creative treatments, such as lettering in comic strips.

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Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page
HVD fonts TTF Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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Style Faces Scripts
Sans Serif Other R B I BI Other Latin Greek Cyrillic Other
Variable Monospace Variable Monospace


On 2010-12-21, HVD clarified that the licensing is actually CC-BY 3.0 Unported, and that the other terms in Readme.txt were old and should have been removed (and will be removed).

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