New Jack City Font

About New Jack City Font

new jack city font

New Jack City is a 1991 American crime thriller film directed by Mario Van Peebles. The film tells the story of the detective Scotty Appleton who vows to stop the criminal activity of Nino, a rising drug dealer and crime lord in New York City during the crack epidemic.

The font used for the film title in the poster is ITC New Baskerville Roman. The serif typeface is one of many contemporary type families based on the work of John Baskerville, a writing master and printer from Birmingham, England, whose types were cut by the punchcutter John Handy.

ITC New Baskerville is a late 20th-century interpretation of Baskerville’s style, designed by John Quaranda. It makes an excellent and very readable text face, yet its sharp, high-contrast forms make it suitable for elegant headline settings as well.

Download Baskerville Font

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Baskerville Typeface in Use

In addition to New Jack City, Baskerville typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: The Moth Diaries, Virginia is for Lovers, American Gangster, Bruster’s Ice Cream, Nothing but the Truth, The Master, Parade’s End, Heaven Is For Real, JFK, Zeel Logo, Annabelle Creation, Green Mountain Coffee, Verisign, Fullmetal Alchemist, The Government of Canada.

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