As we're sure you're already aware, the first Friday in July is Comic Sans Day.
This short documentary from Great Big Story sheds some light on the development of the font. It catches up with designer Vincent Connare (who also worked on Webdings), and traces his inspirations for Comic Sans, from being a “young rebellious fine arts student” to paying homage to 'Batman' and 'Watchmen'. Check it out:
Perhaps we've been too hard on Comic Sans. Perhaps a website redesign is in order?
Banner Image: Wikimedia Commons.