New package on CTAN: comicsans

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at
Thu Sep 12 14:51:18 CEST 2002

A new package has been installed on  It will make its
way, through the magic of mirroring, to a location near you in the 
next day or two.

Thanks for the upload.
Jim Hefferon
ftpmaint at


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor.

Name of contribution: comicsans
Author's name: Scott Pakin
Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/supported/comicsans
Summary description: Use Microsoft's Comic Sans font with LaTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the contribution's author:
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The comicsans package makes Microsoft's Comic Sans font
available to LaTeX2e.  comicsans supports Roman text,
boldface text, small-caps text, and -- with a little
extra effort -- italic text; it supports both Latin and
Cyrillic alphabets; and, it supports mathematical
typesetting with Comic Sans to the best of the font's
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