Comic fonts are a natural choice for comic books and cartoons. However, thanks to their bold design, they can also be used in any design project that requires an edgy design.
They are a great choice for poster design as well as large headers. Some of them can also be used in children’s books to make them easier to read.
For a long time, Comic Sans was one of the few choices available for any design projects that needed a comic book feel. Luckily, nowadays your options aren’t so limited.
There are tons of free, high-quality comic book fonts that you can use to spice up your designs. Some of these fonts are free for personal use and some can be downloaded and used in commercial projects.
We’ve gathered the best comic book fonts available for free so peruse our collection and download them. Don’t forget to check the licensing terms for each font you download to make sure you’re using them appropriately.
You might also like our free collections of graffiti, Disney, hand-drawn or retro fonts.
Reality Check Comic Font
The Reality Check is a great choice for a comic book font. It is free for personal use while a commercial use requires you to purchase a license. The font features bold letters in uppercase and a few extra symbols.
Hey Comic on Envato Elements
This font has a slightly bold look with a cheerful theme. It can be used in comic books as well as children’s books, birthday invitations, and more. The font can be downloaded from Envato Elements.
Adam Warren Pro Font Family
The Adam Warren font family comes in three weights which include regular, bold, and bold italic. You can download and use the font in any personal project. If you want to use the font for commercial purposes, a donation is appreciated.
Best Friends Comic Font on Envato Elements
Best Friends is a bold comic style font that you can download for free when you sign up for Envato Elements. It’s a great choice for any comic book or poster design with a futuristic theme.
Boldly Missy Comic Handwriting Font
This font was inspired by the comic book Basic Instructions. The font is based on the font designer’s handwriting and can be used freely in both personal and commercial projects.
Badaboom Comic Font
Badaboom is the original comic book font that’s been used worldwide in print and television use. The font can be downloaded for free if you plan on using it for non-commercial purposes or indie comic books.
Nikopol Typeface on Envato Elements
If you’re working on a vintage style comic book, the Nikopol font is the perfect choice. It includes uppercase multilingual letters, punctuation and numbers. It also comes in regular, rough and halftone styles.
Komika Font Family
This font family comes with 50 fonts total and can be used in commercial and personal projects with no restrictions. The font comes with complete font for Latin and Latin extended alphabet.
Woodchuck Sans-Serif Font
Woodchuck is a free and modern sans-serif font that would work well in any comic book. The font is free for personal and commercial use. It has uppercase and lowercase letters and over 100 different characters and glyphs, supporting almost all Latin languages.
Cutlass Typeface on Envato Elements
The Cutlass typeface is a unique and modern font that you can download when you sign up for Envato Elements. It was inspired by classic horror movies. It comes with uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and punctuation symbols.
Comic Neue Font
Comic Neue was designed with the idea to improve the Comic Sans typeface. It includes both uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and punctuation marks. The font comes in two variants, both of which include light, regular, and bold weights, with oblique equivalents.
Chubby Dotty Font
The Chubby Dotty font would be perfect for a children’s book or a comic book meant for younger audiences. It has a playful dotted look and comes in all caps and small caps variants.
Little Pea Font on Envato Elements
This is a handwritten font that would be a great choice for children’s books. It comes in four weights and you can download it for free as part of your Envato Elements subscription.
Creative Block Comic Font
The Creative Block font is another comic book font that’s bold and modern. It comes in two weights with support for limited European characters. It can be downloaded and used for non-profit purposes or indie comics.
Qarmic Sans Font
The Qarmic Sans font is a variant of Comic Sans but more rounded. It can be used for free for both personal and commercial projects. The font includes uppercase and lowercase letters, symbols, and numbers.
Simpsonfont on Envato Elements
If you love The Simpsons, this font is a must. The new and updated version now comes with support for European characters. The font is a part of your Envato Elements subscription.
GoodDog Plain Font
This font can be used for both personal and commercial purposes with no restrictions. The font includes both uppercase and lowercase letters as well as numbers and symbols.
Crime Fighter Comic Font
The Crime Fighter font can be used for free in indie comics and non-profit projects. It includes uppercase letters, symbols, and numbers and comes in two weight variants.
The Billy font is a modern, rounded font that can be used for personal projects. If you want to use the font commercially, you will need to purchase a license. The font includes uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols.
VTC Letterer Pro Font
The VTC Letterer Pro is an all-caps font that would work well for comic books as well as any other projects where you need a bold look. The font is free for personal and commercial use.
Back Issues Comic Font
This font has a bold look that resembles street graffiti. It comes with uppercase letters, symbols, and numbers. The license allows you to use the font freely in indie and non-profit projects.
Kalam on Google Fonts
The Kalam font can be downloaded from Google Fonts so you’re free to use it in personal and commercial projects. It supports the Devanagari and Latin writing systems and comes in three weights.
Rocky Type Font
The Rocky font is an all-caps font that can be downloaded for free and used in commercial and personal projects. It has a unique design that makes it look like it was created with a rock.
When you need to add extra flair to your design projects, consider using a comic book effect. They are bold and draw attention which makes them a perfect choice for modern and edgy designs. The fonts featured in this article can be downloaded for free and most of them can even be used in commercial projects so hurry up and add them to your font library.
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