Combining Comic Sans With Papyrus

The Dystopian Union of Comic Sans and Papyrus

  1. Some Ideas Should Never Be Brought Into Reality
  2. How and Why?
  3. The Inception of Hate
  4. The Height of The Popularity
  5. In conclusion

Some Ideas Should Never Be Brought Into Reality

Comic Sans

By joining Papyrus and Comic Sans, a web designer named Ben Harman is responsible for creating a Comic "Parchment" Font. This combination between two of the most infamous fonts in the history of typography is an act so shocking, you can’t ignore it. Why do these fonts have such a strange reputation? Why did they have a brief history of becoming an Internet sensation? Who created them? Why did they become so popular?

Let’s find out!

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How and why?

Comic Sans

Papyrus is a font designed by Chris Costello in 1982. He got the idea to create it when he was studying the Bible extensively during his college years. Costello said that he wanted to show how the English language would have looked if it were written on Papyrus 2000 years ago.

Comic Sans

Comic Sans is the creation of Vincent Connare and was released in 1994. Connare said that he wanted to make a child-oriented font that mimicked the style of comic books, particularly “The Dark Knight Returns” and “Watchmen”.

The Inception of Hate

Comic Sans

Since its release, Papyrus has become one of the world’s most overused fonts.Every small business owner and amateur designer was using it to make their product/building seem cool and sophisticated. This led many people to become infuriated whenever they saw this font in their daily life.

Comic Sans

Comic Sans has a similar history. The font became overused in official documents which angered many people all around the world. The childish nature of the font and its complete incompatibility with any text that tried to maintain a serious tone led many to consider the font worthless.

The Height of Popularity

Comic Sans

People who continued to use the fonts were largely satirized. Comedic anti-papyrus and anti-comic-sans websites were formed to spot the fonts “in their natural habitat” and “help” those who were unfortunate enough to see them without knowing.

Comic Sans

Papyrus became notorious for being used as a logo for the highest grossing film of all time, Avatar.

This has since become an Internet meme and even earned a sketch on Saturday Night Live, starring Ryan Gosling.

Comic Sans

Two of the characters from “Undertale”, a cult classic RPG video game, were named after the fonts.


In conclusion

Now, you know why using these fonts creates such a toxic environment. Be sure NEVER TO USE them and always remember the crazy history behind them.

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