When The Police Suspected The Son Of Sam Worked In Comics

Bob Rozaskis writes about the “Son Of Sam” killing in New York of 1977. And how the police got in touch with DC Comics about the block, comic-style lettering.

At the time, I was Assistant Production Manager at DC. One of my jobs was assigning the lettering work, so it was not surprising when I was called into President Sol Harrison’s office and asked if I could suggest anyone. Though the lettering might have had a look of professionalism to an untrained eye, I quickly pointed out that it was far too inconsistent to be anything we would have used.

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