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Comic Artists Shared Every Hour Of Their Life On Hourly Comic Day

Hint: They make a lot of comics.

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Did you know that Hourly Comics Day is every February 1st?

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The rules are simple: Comic artists and illustrators who want to participate just draw a short comic about what they're doing for every hour they are awake.

Art by Kelly Leigh Miller, who you can follow on Tumblr and Twitter.
Kelly Leigh Miller / Via kellyleighmiller.com

Art by Kelly Leigh Miller, who you can follow on Tumblr and Twitter.

It's a great drawing and writing exercise as well as an introspective day for artists.

If you know any comic-makers, they were probably very busy on Monday.
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If you know any comic-makers, they were probably very busy on Monday.

It's pretty cool. Here are some more selections from the comics that artists shared this year:

Art by Jess Worby.
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Art by Jess Worby.

Some people got themselves all spruced up for the big day.

Art by Maddi Gonzalez who you can check out on Tumblr and Twitter.
Maddi Gonzalez / Via maddigzlz.tumblr.com

Art by Maddi Gonzalez who you can check out on Tumblr and Twitter.

Some peoples' days were pretty straightforward all the way through.

Art by Clio Chiang who you can follow on Tumblr.
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Art by Clio Chiang who you can follow on Tumblr.

Some got straight to work.

Art by Carey Pietsch who you can follow on Twitter.
Carey Pietsch / Via careydraws.tumblr.com

Art by Carey Pietsch who you can follow on Twitter.

Some spent time with family.

Art by Andy Leigh R., who you can follow on Tumblr and Twitter.
Andy Leigh R. / Via andyleighr.tumblr.com

Art by Andy Leigh R., who you can follow on Tumblr and Twitter.

Others with pets.

Art by Joe Decie, who you can follow on Tumblr and Twitter.
Joe Decie / Via joedecie.tumblr.com

Art by Joe Decie, who you can follow on Tumblr and Twitter.

Some did their best to get some exercise during the day.

Art by Dustin Harbin, who you can follow on Tumblr, Twitter, and Instagram.
Dustin Harbin / Via dharbin.com

Art by Dustin Harbin, who you can follow on Tumblr, Twitter, and Instagram.

Some used the opportunity to show off their brilliant outfits.

Art by Amber Rogers, who you can check out on Tumblr and Twitter.
Amber Rogers / Via egomatter.tumblr.com

Art by Amber Rogers, who you can check out on Tumblr and Twitter.

And others documented the things that infuriated them.

Art by Dan Berry
Dan Berry / Via thingsbydan.co.uk

Art by Dan Berry

We got to see the luxurious meals people prepared for themselves.

Art by Carey Pietsch. (Twitter)
Carey Pietsch / Via careydraws.tumblr.com

We got a glimpse into peoples' intimate lives.

Art by Maddi Gonzalez who you can check out on Tumblr and Twitter.
Maddi Gonzalez / Via maddigzlz.tumblr.com

Art by Maddi Gonzalez who you can check out on Tumblr and Twitter.

And relationships.

Art by Jess Worby.
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Art by Jess Worby.

We got an inside look at peoples' jobs.

Art by Emi Gennis
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Art by Emi Gennis

And their little missteps.

Art by Dan Berry
Dan Berry / Via thingsbydan.co.uk

Art by Dan Berry

In general, the exercise can be a fascinating way to see how people prioritize their everyday life.

Art by Chris Pearce who you can follow on Tumblr.
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Art by Chris Pearce who you can follow on Tumblr.

Seeing what people choose to keep a record of can say a lot about their lives.

Art by Maritsa Patrinos.
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And in the act of conscious reflection, participants can learn a lot about themselves.

Art by Lucy Bellwood who you can see more of on Patreon and Twitter .
Lucy Bellwood / Via medium.com

Art by Lucy Bellwood who you can see more of on Patreon and Twitter .

We got a glimpse of vulnerability in people that we might not usually get to see.

Art by Ellen T. Crenshaw
Ellen T. Crenshaw / Via etcillustration.tumblr.com

But it was also just a nice quiet look into everyday life.

Art by Joe Decie. (Tumblr and Twitter)
Joe Decie / Via joedecie.tumblr.com

Art by Joe Decie. (Tumblr and Twitter)

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