Ink Review: Platinum Chou Kuro

Ink Review: Platinum Chou Kuro

What is the blackest ink on the market right now? Platinum Carbon Black? Montblanc Permanent Black? Platinum recently advertised an ink that is significantly darker than Carbon Black. Platinum Chou Kuro. The potential downside of Chou Kuro is the ease of cleaning. The first edition of this ink comes with its own converter and a…

Ink Review: Monteverde Color Changing Ink Set

Ink Review: Monteverde Color Changing Ink Set

Were you one of the cool kids in elementary school or middle school or even high school who had access to markers that could change color? These markers came with several saturated colors and a marker with no color. But if you wrote with the colorful markers and then used the marker with no color…

Ink Review: Sailor x Tinterias Inks

Ink Review: Sailor x Tinterias Inks

I recently attended the Chicago Pen Show and came across a trio of inks that I had heard about but had never had the opportunity to purchase. So of course, I grabbed all three immediately! Tinterias is a Spanish language podcast run by Jeffrey Coleman who is a professor at Northwestern University who also seems…

Ink Review: Sailor Manyo, Anniversary Set

Ink Review: Sailor Manyo, Anniversary Set

There’s a new release from Sailor Manyo inks – a 5th Anniversary limited edition! I find it hard to believe that nearly five years has passed since I reviewed the first round of Sailor Manyo inks. Since that time, Sailor has added to the Manyo lineup with a second full round and four dual shading…