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"Spark"ing up some interest
Hi friends and neighbors! Nate "Sparky-Urinetoast" here. It has indeed
been verrrry slow around here lately. So here's something for
discussion... some of you know my newest "project" has been a free comic
lettering site, BLAMBOT! http://www.piekosarts.com/blambotfonts right?
Well, here's the debate... I'd love to design a font loosely based on Stan
Sakai's lettering... but I don't know if I should. On the Pro side:
It'd be free for anyone to have.
I could give it a nifty title like, "CheeseDip Regular"
Fonts are a gray area where copyright infringements are concerned.
Legally, I can take anyone's handwriting and make a font out of it with no
legal repercussions, because you can't copyright handwriting (as far as I
I'd feel like I was ripping off Stan Sakai to an extent (because it
wouldn't be exactly his handwriting, but close.)
I don't know how Stan would feel about that. If he'd dissaprove, I would
respect his wishes, but I have no way to ask him.
Any thoughts? Anyone? ME?
Nate Piekos firstname.lastname@example.org
PIEKOS ARTS ~ http://www.piekosarts.com
AKF COMICS ~ http://www.piekosarts.com/akfcomics
BLAMBOT Free Comic Fonts ~ http://www.piekosarts.com/blambotfonts
HoM ~ http://www.piekosarts.com/mendicants