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Recommend a title font for “Los Robos”?

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Hey, friends. I’m working on a quick cover for the 10 page “Los Robos” story that I’m about to deliver as a digital bonus to “Code Monkey Save World” backers. And I could use your advice regarding a font for the title! See the cover above. And if you have any ideas for an appropriate font, please let me know!

 

27 Comments

  • 1
    brandonjcarr
    2013/09/09 - 12:39 pm | Permalink

    I’d recommend Blambot’s BULLETPROOF (http://blambot.com/font_bulletproof.shtml) or FIREFIGHT (http://blambot.com/font_firefight.shtml).

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    • 2
      DanikaZoe
      2013/09/09 - 7:57 pm | Permalink

      Yeah, Bulletproof would be great.

  • 3
    Brian Sargent
    2013/09/09 - 12:47 pm | Permalink

    Comic sans?

    • 4
      Sean Magee
      2013/09/09 - 3:10 pm | Permalink

      A nice little video about that font:

      • 5
        Brian Sargent
        2013/09/09 - 5:25 pm | Permalink

        Nice – maybe I should have suggested Papyrus.

  • 6
    Russ Woodman
    2013/09/09 - 12:50 pm | Permalink

    You might try the Kingdom Hearts font, with a little gradient and border embellishment for an extra-nice look. http://www.dafont.com/kingdom-hearts.font

  • 7
    smitty451
    2013/09/09 - 12:54 pm | Permalink

    Maybe a combination of haettenschweiler and something like this http://typophile.com/node/65012

  • 8
    Mike Perrie
    2013/09/09 - 1:03 pm | Permalink

    Amelia font, aka the MOON BOOT font. http://www.identifont.com/samples/font-company/Amelia.gif

  • 9
    Sam Gauche
    2013/09/09 - 1:03 pm | Permalink

    My computer comes with a great serif font that would be perfect. I think it’s most famously used in a few newspapers of much renown: Times New Roman. It’s very classy and would go perfectly.

  • 10
    Paula
    2013/09/09 - 1:04 pm | Permalink

    Kozuka Mincho Pro H font looks cool and matches the lines of the art work.
    Just my two cents!

  • 11
    Sammi Dittloff
    2013/09/09 - 1:09 pm | Permalink

    I like Akashi:

    http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/Akashi?filter%5Btags%5D%5B%5D=High-Tech&filter%5Bfamily_size%5D=1&filter%5Bdownload%5D=all&sort=a2z

  • 12
    tobybear
    2013/09/09 - 1:20 pm | Permalink

    Hey, please don’t use Comic Sans 🙂
    Apart from that, here are some suggestions from me: http://pylonfm.com/los_robos.pdf (be sure to zoom in for full resolution)
    Each font name is written after the text, all fonts should be free to use and easy to find, although license always needs to be checked if you want to use any of these.
    Cheers,
    Toby

    • 13
      Moirla
      2013/09/10 - 11:13 pm | Permalink

      ooh, I like Kilogram. There’s something future-retro-spunky about it…

  • 14
    Matt Haynes
    2013/09/09 - 1:27 pm | Permalink

    Start with BigNoodleTitling then go from there. See Example…. Well I tried to add the picture but it didnt work.

  • 15
    Guest
    2013/09/09 - 1:38 pm | Permalink

    Combine Checkbook and El Rio Lobo

  • 16
    Armando
    2013/09/09 - 1:43 pm | Permalink

    Combine Checkbook and El Rio Lobo pic.twitter.com/p6ejLsu0BK

    • 17
      stevedonie
      2013/09/09 - 2:26 pm | Permalink

      +1!

  • 18
    Sean Magee
    2013/09/09 - 3:06 pm | Permalink

    I’ve always been partial to the font Space Toaster.

  • 19
    Mongoose
    2013/09/09 - 3:29 pm | Permalink

    I see Bank Gothic. The nice squarish ‘O’s will work nicely, especially oif the logo is stacked as LOS atop ROBOS.

  • 20
    Scott Striegel
    2013/09/09 - 3:44 pm | Permalink

    I immediately thought of Knewave from The League of Moveable Type
    http://www.theleagueofmoveabletype.com/knewave

  • 21
    Oz
    2013/09/09 - 4:41 pm | Permalink

    Take a look at Orbitron from League of Movable Type.
    http://www.theleagueofmoveabletype.com/orbitron

  • 22
    Anthony Lipke
    2013/09/09 - 5:44 pm | Permalink

    akihibara hyper fits my ignorant first impression http://www.urbanfonts.com/fonts/akihibara_hyper.htm

  • 23
    Travisaur
    2013/09/09 - 8:07 pm | Permalink

    Old English

  • 24
    Jerry C
    2013/09/10 - 12:31 am | Permalink

    ITC Souvenir Demi; squeezed 85%; lc only, set tight, no kiss; 45% word space. Get sick and outline it in “breast-plate blue” if you wish…

  • 25
    2013/09/10 - 4:03 am | Permalink

    Something hand-drawn drawn and unique, rather than a font. A cool retro-futurist look, or something like the old Dirty Pair comics would be amazing!
    Retro Futurism
    Dirty Pair

  • 26
    Jonathan Melusky
    2013/09/10 - 11:59 pm | Permalink

    I love the Forque Font except for the x. http://www.dafont.com/forque.font

  • 27
    Moirla
    2013/09/11 - 7:00 am | Permalink

    http://www.urbanfonts.com/fonts/Bleeding_Cowboys.htm I don’t know if this will fit the story or not, but I like that it is “not what you would expect” for something about giant flying robots, but it feels really good with the sound of your title, if that makes sense. Possibly cleaning up the ‘b’ a little bit?

    and then, for a subtle Rocketeer-era vibe: http://www.urbanfonts.com/fonts/URANIUM_MAFIA.htm

    But then there is Commander Bold…
    http://www.fonts.com/font/international-typefounders-inc/commander/bold?SiteId=79

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