Not a day seems to goes by anymore when you don’t come across some instance of Comic Sans being used completely inappropriately. Police communications, office memos, church bulletins, restaurant menus: the list goes on. For whatever reason, your average DIY graphic designer thinks that Comic Sans is the perfect font for every occasion.

Comic Sans

The next time you see someone using Comic Sans inappropriately, consider sharing with them a link to Comic Sans Criminal, which lays out the reasons why Comic Sans is misused and offers some helpful alternatives. Apparently, the only appropriate uses for Comic Sans are when your audience is under 11 years old, when you’re designing a comic and when your audience has stated that they prefer Comic Sans.