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The 'Rising Stars' font is Softie

the MyFonts newsletter of features and fonts - June '04 (issue 3)

This font is Sattler AS

eep those comments coming! We love to hear from you at [email protected]. Our 3rd edition of Rising Stars, showcasing popular fonts and unique features of our website, features wacky, hand-drawn, and "silent screen" fonts.
bulletIN THIS ISSUE: Three Rising Stars, Did You Know?, Best Sellers, Responses to Our Newsletter

Three Rising Stars
Every month we sign up new foundries who provide innovative new fonts, some of which are wild and wacky, like Whoa Nelly, and others which offer an entire family of fonts, like Phollick, which comes in six styles. (Have you tried a search for "wacky" yet?) In this 3rd issue of Rising Stars, we want to show you three of our top-selling new fonts. Click any of the samples to find out more:

Whoa Nelly
Whoa Nelly


"In the early 1900s, star struck movie goers would flock to the local movie houses to see the latest release in glorious black and white. Short blocks of text told you where the story took place, who the heroes and villains were and other important details. When the actors and actresses, whose expressive faces filled the screen, had more to say, intertitles conveyed their message to the spellbound viewers. Now, you can convey your message with the same glamour and panache with two new fonts created to revive those unsung stars of the silent screen era, the intertitles. "

- Designer Ray Larabie

Did You Know?
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You can change your site settings in 4 easy steps:
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Best Sellers
One of the frequently overlooked pages on MyFonts is our Best Sellers page.

One font moving up the charts is Allegheny from Scriptorium. Designed by typographer David Nalle, Allegheny is currently at number 25 on the Best Sellers list. Located in Austin, Texas, Scriptorium offers hundreds of decorative and calligraphic fonts, based on historical and folk sources.


We encourage you to check out the top 50 best-selling fonts at This page is updated daily. You might be surprised at some of the names in the list!

Responses to Our Newsletter
Last month we featured "Three Rising Stars." Thanks to your interest, you drove one to number 7 on the Best Sellers list. Do you know which font it is?

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Here is what our readers have to say about our Rising Stars newsletter:

"Thank you so much for such a delightfully informative and succinct newsletter. We are all overwhelmed with too much information offering too little. How refreshing your approach is!" - Mary in Key Largo, Florida

"I have appreciated... your newsletters but above all... your fabulous website! It is really a well conceived site, easy to consult and full of very nice fonts!" - Luca in Bergamo, Italy

"I love your site! The [WhatTheFont] option, and the 'Find Similar Fonts' function have made my life so much easier. I also like the fact that I can search for fonts using totally non-technical terms, and your site finds what I am looking for!" - Tannis in Palmer Rapids, Canada

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