The Man Behind the Famously Contentious ‘Comic Sans’ Font

Great Big Story meets Vincent Connare, a former Microsoft typograhic engineer who created several iconic fonts for Microsoft, including Comic Sans, the infamously overused font that the Internet loves to hate.

“You remember Comic Sans. You know, that irreverent, off-kilter font that came pre-programmed on ’90s versions of Microsoft Word? In fact, you probably have very strong feelings about that font. Here’s the story behind the most polarizing font ever made.”

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