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Review: HVD Comic Serif is a wholesome hero of a font

Tough but charming, HVD Comic Serif makes Comic Sans look like a wimpy Silver Age bad guy. It's well-designed, and will work in any context for which it's appropriate.

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Review: Lexia Readable is for readers of graphic novels, not funny books

Sans serif typeface Lexia is friendly, legible, and playful without being a kids' menu item. This strong typeface is suitable for older readers, if not for business reports.

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Review: Laconic typeface is legible, lovely, and not to be taken lightly

Crisp and futuristic, Laconic is a quietly arresting typeface.

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Brand your business on a budget with fantastic free fonts

A consistent typeface on all your communications makes your business look organized—but that font had better match your business's image. We look at five fonts to help you build your brand without breaking the bank.

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Digital Reading Room: Expert advice

The iPad doesn't automatically make you an expert on a diverse array of subjects. But the apps we feature in this week's column put expertise on classical music, evolution, and graphic design right at your fingertips.

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Review: Tiresias fonts are clearly easy on the eye

Originally distributed to allow blind and partially sighted people better access to information, Tiresias is easy for humans and even machines to read.

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Review: Gentium font speaks many languages

The idea behind the Gentium font is to provide diverse ethnic groups around the world with a digital resource to present their complex languages. Even without that lofty goal, the typeface itself is refined and modern, yet classically elegant.

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Review: Aller Standard is a quirky, charming sans serif font

Originally created for the Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aller Standard Edition is free in three weights for small businesses. This sans serif font looks professional without being boring.

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Review: Museo Slab font conveys modernity without flightiness

Slab serif typeface Museo Slab looks up-to-date and rock-solid at the same time. The regular and Italic 500 versions are free, and many other weight are available for purchase.

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Review: Jura font looks great big, but reads well small

Interesting enough for posters but legible enough for small print, Ed Merritt's donationware font Jura is great go-to font.

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