Not much on comics this week, but this tidbit...
Chatological Humor: Single-handedly Saving the Newspaper Biz
aka Tuesdays With Moron
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, May 12, 2009; 12:00 PM
Princeton, N.J.: Hey Gene - This may sound like a dumb question, but is the text in comics always all done by hand as well as the drawings? It always just seems so perfect and unwavering.
Gene Weingarten: Some toonists still letter by hand. Some use computer lettering, which has gotten very sophisticated. Even the purist Garry Trudeau made the switch to computer lettering a couple of years ago -- I believe to a lettering system created from his own past lettering.
Barney and Clyde, the strip Dan'l and I are doing, will be hand lettered by the artist, David Clark.