Nightmare – A Pulp Novel Cover Font

Nightmare – A Pulp Novel Cover Font

BUY NOW   Another of our final fonts to wrap up 2017 is the Nightmare font, based on the cover lettering for the pulp paperback version of the 1946 novel Methinks the Lady by Guy Endore (Samuel Goldstein) which was published under the title Nightmare and later made into the movie Whirlpool by Otto Preminger in 1950. Endore specialized in …


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Pulp Fonts

Pulp Fonts

In the 1930s there was an explosion of popular literature in the form of pulp novels and magazines, featuring lurid covers and scandalous content in a diversity of genres from suspense to mystery to science fiction to westerns. Pulp novel covers had a distinctive style and that included the use of characteristic lettering styles, and we’ve developed a special collection of fonts which capture the key elements of pulp style.


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Rude Beast – A New Font for Halloween

Rude Beast – A New Font for Halloween

BUY NOW TRY DEMO For Halloween we’re offering a special font inspired by horror comics with an unusual look and some great decorative custom characters. Rude Beast is a rough, bold font with squared character shapes. The font includes two upper case character sets with different versions of the letters, plus bonus characters for making stylistically compatible The font is …


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Gods of Mars – Last Font of 2015

Gods of Mars – Last Font of 2015

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Our last font of 2015 is a special pulp Science Fiction font based on the lettering from the cover of the 1918 edition of the Edgar Rice Burroughs classic The Gods of Mars. The novel is basically swords and sorcery in space, but it is part of the foundational legacy of Science Fiction. It has a …


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Rocksteady – A New Font

Rocksteady – A New Font

Rocksteady is an original font design for pretty specialized applications. It’s super bold and irregular, with two different character sets. The upper case just looks like a bold, rough-hewn alphabet, but the lower case looks like the same characters but assembled from stacked, rough stones. Hence the name and the rock themed preview graphics.


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New Font: Startling Stories

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Custom Preview Startling Stories was a pulp-era science fiction magazine known for its lurid covers by Earle K. Bergey and its eye-catching title designs. It was a companion to Thrilling Wonder Stories and Fantastic Stories. The magazine was very successful in the immediate post-war period, but as the golden age of pulp magazines faded in the …


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