Clever comic explains where the letters of the alphabet got their shapes

It's easy to forget that our Latin-derived alphabet came from earlier alphabets that used physical objects to represent their letters. Cartoonist Jason Novak reminds us of the Egyptian, Phoenician, and Sumerian origins of our modern alphabet, with the letters incorporated into sketchy, energetic cartoons. » 9/30/12 4:00pm 9/30/12 4:00pm