Today I've got another ImageMagick trick for you. It's a variation on the demo in the documentation for the convert command. With this type of command, you can create your own text images with drop shadows. Let's give it a try.
This creates an image like this.
You can view the different fonts available on your system with:
You can learn more about specifying colors here.
Make sure to modify the "-size 460x85" part to accommodate your font and text.