Lettering a whisper without sacrificing legibility
Cartoonists make a lot of unnecessary mistakes when they try to show a character using a quiet voice. They’ll use grey letters â or worse, they’ll shrink the lettering. These aren’t great choices because they decrease the legibility of the lettering â and that’s one of the very few cardinals sins in comics. If your reader can’t read your lettering easily, they’re not going to be a reader for long.
Here’s a simple way to denote a quiet voice or a whispering character without sacrificing readability.
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