Nate Piekos Takes You Into the World of Comic Lettering with The Essential Guide to Comic Book Lettering
Ringo and Eagle award-winning letterer and founder of Blambot.com—Nate Piekos—shares his insight into the world of comic book lettering in the upcoming The Essential Guide to Comic Book Lettering. This informative how-to book will hit shelves from Image Comics this October.
Piekos provides readers with the most in-depth tips and techniques ever published on the subject of digital comic book lettering in this exhaustive guide. He covers everything from creating lettering templates, emotive dialogue, and dynamic sound effects to developing design skills and building a lettering career in the comic industry.
Piekos has provided lettering and design for virtually every major publisher: Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics, Oni Press, and more. His fonts also appear in video games, movies, advertising, and product packaging. Microsoft, Six Flags Amusement Parks, Charles Schulz & Associates, New Yorker Magazine, The Gap, Penguin Random House, and Sony, are just a few mega-corporations that have licensed designs from Blambot.com.
The Essential Guide to Comic Book Lettering trade paperback (ISBN: 978-1-5343-1995-0) will be available on Wednesday, October 20 and in bookstores on Tuesday, October 26.