The Zebra Comic Pen Nib, like the name suggests, is well-loved by manga artists and illustrators who use traditional comic drawing methods. The G Pen model has the most flexibility out of all the Zebra Comic nibs, making it suitable for calligraphy as well. This nib can create thin lines with light pressure and thick, broad lines with heavy pressure. The brushed section towards the tip of the nib holds a large ink capacity, and is compatible with fountain pen inks, pigment inks, and other waterproof inks. The Zebra G Pen nib is ideal for artists that like to switch between line weights often, copperplate calligraphy, and writers that enjoy flexible nibs.
Tip: Steel dip pen nibs come with a protective oil coating to prevent rust. However, this coating can sometimes affect adhesion of ink to the nib and decrease the nib's ink holding capacity. To prepare a steel dip pen nib for use, mix a small amount of dishwashing soap with water and soak the nib in it. Soak the nib for about 30 seconds to start, rinse with water, and dry before using. Repeat the process if needed.