At a Glance
- A modern takeoff on wood type styling
- Limited range of punctuation
HulkSmash does not speak softly, but it does carry a big shtick.
Communicating with maximum impact is easy with HulkSmash by IronManic
designer Gene Buban. Lurking within this font is a group of
uppercase heavies set to rumble in homage to the silver screen’s
most misunderstood humanoid, Marvel Comics’ Incredible Hulk. We
predict you’ll have everyone’s attention from the moment you
Don’t be fooled by the crumbling facade. The 70 characters
of HulkSmash share rock-solid design. Buban has stretched the
latest incarnation of Rob Meek’s Fontstruct application to the
limit. Hours of patient editing within the set’s DNA allows
this Jekyll-and-Hyde offspring of traditional wood type to stomp
straight into the 21st century, bringing with it a limited range of
punctuation in both solid and smashed forms. Users can type ”
for a cracked period, @ for a shattered exclamation point, and /
for a fractured question mark.
Sized at 60 points and up, HulkSmash is the perfect
attention-getter, but keep it personal even as you think big and
give credit where credit is due. This font is for home use
Keeping score with the HulkSmash font is limited. A solid
numeral set from 0-9 is included, but its raging alter ego is
missing. Then again, what self-respecting avenger font is going to
count to ten before charging across the page to deliver the crucial
Buban has shown us that not every font has to play nice. If you
need to let the world know you’ve had enough, feel free to
call on his HulkSmash to do the job. If you’d rather be sneaky
about it, his excellent Predatoric 2 may
fit the bill.
Note: To use this font, unzip the folder and install the
.ttf file in the folder C:WindowsFonts. Note that the font won’t
appear in your applications until you close and re-open them.