Ink Review: Noodler’s Bulletproof Black

Box + Bottle BPB

It’s been long overdue: our first ink review! And this is an ink that everyone should know about. Noodlers is owned and run by one single man: Nathan Tardiff. Nathan takes care of making and packing every bottle of Noodlers ink sold, a gargantuan effort if you consider the huge range and the near-worldwide availability of these inks.

The name is odd, I know, and the inks are odd. Noodlers inks are the most varied of any brand, in both colour and characteristics. Some are permanent, some tamper-proof, and some will stain your pen, clothes, and desk permanently. Bulletproof inks are permanent on paper, but wipe off plastics with ease. They’re waterproof, smearproof, and create a bond with the paper that can’t be broken once dry. Or so Nathan says! Does this claim hold up? Let’s see.

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