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Hourly Comic Day 2012 [Feb. 2nd, 2012|04:47 pm]
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Okay, I set myself the challenge to watercolor my hourlies this year. I'm fast at watercolors, but apparently not THAT fast. Anyway, I made it all the way to 6pm before I started falling behind, and ended up coloring the last few hours today (CHEATING! Mon DIEU!)

But anyway, here are my technicolor Hourly Comics for 2012:



ps: I'm still not sure whether I won or not. No word yet.
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[User Picture]From: leeanndunton
2012-02-02 10:03 pm (UTC)

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I always love your hourly comics. These are my favourite so far!
[User Picture]From: primavera
2012-02-02 10:04 pm (UTC)

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Kitties. So lovable. So stand-offish.
[User Picture]From: jeffcouturier
2012-02-02 10:09 pm (UTC)

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These look so, so good Lucy. Watercoloring hourlies was ambitious, to say the least, and you did such an excellent job.
[User Picture]From: corvideye
2012-02-02 10:24 pm (UTC)

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Surely you are going to win. Last I voted, you had twice as many votes as anyone else and besides your entry was massively more awesome.

I love how the cat has taken on the internal critical voice... my cats are usually giving me non-critical messages like "take more naps" and "lie on the couch more while petting me".
[User Picture]From: milkradio
2012-02-02 10:25 pm (UTC)

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Aw, these are really cute. I love them!
From: gallo_de_pelea
2012-02-02 10:29 pm (UTC)

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Ahhhhh, wonderful! And yay, Kraken! That makes for a badass ginger-pecan rum cake :9
[User Picture]From: cleanskies
2012-02-02 10:35 pm (UTC)

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So beautiful!
[User Picture]From: taiirei
2012-02-02 10:45 pm (UTC)

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CARAMELLO KOALAS!!!!
[User Picture]From: gfrancie
2012-02-02 10:47 pm (UTC)

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This is why I don't have a cat. I don't want that cat judging me when I look at pictures of Benedict Cumberbatch.
[User Picture]From: Ada R
2012-02-02 10:54 pm (UTC)

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These are gorgeous - probably my favourite hourly comics so far! Also, I hope you won the shoe contest!
[User Picture]From: sockdrawerdemon
2012-02-02 11:18 pm (UTC)

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I'm sure you won! Last I voted you were dominating it. You are very good at watercolours, and I am jealous.
[User Picture]From: Adam Cirone
2012-02-02 11:25 pm (UTC)

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First time commenting here... but I have been enjoying your work on this site since I read "French Milk" about a year ago. I love your style, your colors, your humor.

Anyway, nice set of hourly comics. "Reunited At Last" is a particularly fun panel.
[User Picture]From: art_lurker
2012-02-02 11:27 pm (UTC)

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Love these - turned out gorgeous! :D
[User Picture]From: yaytime
2012-02-02 11:53 pm (UTC)

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Great read and fantastic colors!
[User Picture]From: anaaki_mlb
2012-02-03 12:45 am (UTC)

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Love! Great job :)
[User Picture]From: simonleslie
2012-02-03 12:53 am (UTC)

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always a pleasure to read your lovely posts :)
[User Picture]From: americanbeetles
2012-02-03 01:39 am (UTC)

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Gooooorgeous! Last panel especially! I also want to know your secret for hanging a million pictures in a rental situation, presumably a plaster walls situation. >:I
[User Picture]From: 2ce
2012-02-03 02:57 am (UTC)

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Man, I love Hourly Comic Day. Yours are wonderful!
[User Picture]From: squishafish
2012-02-03 03:06 am (UTC)

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Thank you, thank you, thank you...for singing The Smiths in the shower and drinking Kraken.

*Try a Krak'n'Coke, it tastes like pumpkin pie.
[User Picture]From: nervous_bird
2012-02-03 03:45 am (UTC)

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What neighborhood do you live in? Are we neighbors?!
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[User Picture]From: lucylou
2012-02-03 08:45 am (UTC)

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Haha possibly! I live in the west village.
[User Picture]From: tonyinabag
2012-02-03 03:49 am (UTC)

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panel 6.1 is totally me. all the time. also 9am.1 (he says with one cat on his lap, one curled up to his right, and the 3rd laying on the back of the couch).
[User Picture]From: lucylou
2012-02-03 08:45 am (UTC)

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You are rich with cats my friend.
[User Picture]From: brytning
2012-02-03 05:07 am (UTC)

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These are beautiful coloured!
[User Picture]From: hidden_easel
2012-02-03 05:37 am (UTC)

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Fantastic coloring and shading!
From: (Anonymous)
2012-02-03 07:37 am (UTC)

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This is one of the most beautiful hourly comics that I've EVER seen. EVER. And Kraken is soooo good (The octopus lable is amazing too) I'm glad you took the extra time to watercolour these. I don't think it's cheating when the result is so lovely!

Best of luck with the competition

April xxx

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[User Picture]From: crazycrone
2012-02-03 08:44 am (UTC)

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Sooo damn good!
[User Picture]From: rin_666
2012-02-03 09:52 am (UTC)

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When I voted for you yesterday you were miles ahead of everyone else...so fingers crossed!
[User Picture]From: Becky Garratt
2012-02-03 01:13 pm (UTC)

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These are awesome. And you've made me want a fancy sandwich.
[User Picture]From: simonbob
2012-02-03 10:43 pm (UTC)

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There ain't no such thing as cheatin'! I finished my last two drawings today because I am PRO LIFE AWESOME STYLES. It's become a tradition. Mind you, I just go straight up pen, I don't have the sweet watercolour skills like you do. This is mad good, keep it up!
[User Picture]From: paperdisaster
2012-02-06 02:27 am (UTC)

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I love your comics so much. these ones are great!

ohoh oh and pillow boots? omg haha that sounds amazing!
not gonna lie.. i googled them, got nothing by the name
[User Picture]From: Mark Jefferson
2012-02-06 05:18 am (UTC)

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OMG! I was so excited to get my email that you'd updated! I freakin love your comics, thanks for taking the time to do these amazing watercolors. I have one of those mini helicopters, arent they awesome? Keep us posted about that shoe ad contest, wont you?
[User Picture]From: nikkilooch
2012-02-06 06:01 pm (UTC)

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These hourly comics are beautiful. I love to see how people live their everyday lives. People are more alike than we think.

Let us know if you won, but I'm sure you did. I voted!

p.s. I feel ya on the stairs. 4 flights every day are brutal.
[User Picture]From: opera_matic
2012-02-06 06:29 pm (UTC)

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Oh man, this is a really gorgeous hourly comic! I love the way you do watercolors (I'm assuming its watercolor I am terrible at recognizing paint styles)

Also were you singing the Slow Moving Millie version of "Please Please Please", because if so then that makes me super excited!

I really hope you win the shoe ad contest, you deserve it!

(14 euro is way too much for a radler that is ridiculous)

Edited at 2012-02-06 06:30 pm (UTC)
[User Picture]From: Jess Rahn
2012-02-07 07:35 pm (UTC)

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I know those two! Andrew/Taylor...I met them at a mutual friend Bridget's 007 James Bond party. Andrew was wearing a wetsuit, needless to say he is hilarious, also Taylor was super sweet.

Just thought I'd mention how random it was to be reading your comic and then have it dawn on me that I knew them :) Nice work and congrats on the win!
[User Picture]From: lucylou
2012-02-07 07:51 pm (UTC)

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Haha! That's hilarious! I loved those photos of Andrew in his 007 costume. Wetsuit on the bottom, tux on the top. Brillz.
New York is a crazy small world!
[User Picture]From: jabberworks
2012-02-12 02:43 pm (UTC)

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Wow, that's amazing, Lucy!!! :D

(Oops, sorry, that earlier anonymous comment was me!)
[User Picture]From: losttoy
2012-02-16 09:19 pm (UTC)

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Did you win?