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answered Looking for the font of the title of a Japanese magazine, Popeye

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VCC

Second image is from someone who I guess imitated the first one.

I would appreciate it much if you identify any of these fonts.

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Riccardo Sartori

I did not find a match. I suspect it is lettering, or a custom typeface from a Japanese designer (also because the highlights are placed in the opposite direction from what is typical in western typefaces).

Here are a few typefaces that share some features with the samples:

 

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Kevin Thompson

Franfurter Highlight is another similar (see the list of Related Typefaces for even more).

 

The current logo appears to be a redrawing and refinement of the original hand-drawn logo.

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George Thomas

There are enough subtle differences in the logo that guarantee it is redrawn.

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