(x) "Gifts & Gimmicks" grotesque from comic book ad - Free (old Filmotype font) {Mark S}

Iznik's picture

Doesn't look so special but I just can't recognize it. Anyone?


all about seb's picture

Looks very similar to Futura Extra Bold.

Iznik's picture

Hm the 's' doesn't look like Futura.

cuttlefish's picture

Could be something like a very tightly spaced Kabel Black.

Mark Simonson's picture

This appears to be an old Filmotype font from the fifties called Free. Flyer is similar, but not as bold.

BTW, Stuart Sandler (Font Diner, Mr. Retro) has begun reviving the entire Filmotype library, so Free may see the light of day again.

Iznik's picture

Thanks a lot Mark.

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