Zero Explanations - Hobo

Balloon Tales (articles) - Collection of tutorials on drawing different types of balloons in Illustrator

3 Methods of Making Thought Balloons (picture) - Nate Piekos

Reading between the lines (picture) - Nate Piekos

Comic Book Grammar & Tradition (article) - Blambot

5 Amateur Lettering Mistakes (picture) - Nate Piekos

5 More Amateur Lettering Mistakes (picture) - Nate Piekos

Comic Layout Tutorial: The Comic Lettering Spell (article) - Chris Oatley

Basic Comic Book Dialogue Lettering using Adobe Illustrator (video) - Anthony Mathenia

Better Letterer (images) - Blambot

WA Tips & Tricks for Word Balloons in Photoshop (video) - Robin Childs

Nate Piekos (videos) - YouTube channel from the creator of Blambot all about lettering for comics

Being the shortest step in the comic making process, people tend to assume lettering is easy. It isn’t. In reality there are a lot of tiny details involved in lettering a page, and plenty of subtle mistakes that are all too easy to make.

Bad lettering can really ruin the pacing of a page or break a reader out from a story, so let’s make sure that doesn’t happen in yours!