Snowed In

Drawing up a storm on Hourly Comic Day 2021

Lynn I. Hsu
Feb 2 · 2 min read

This was my first year tackling Hourly Comic Day, an annual challenge that happens on February 1st, where artists create a comic every hour that they’re awake. Sounds tiring? It was, but I found the exercise of drawing loosely and quickly to be refreshing, as I often fixate on perfecting an image rather than moving on to something new. Here are some snapshots of my day.

My dog, Mochi, brings an offering (hat, socks, ball) every morning without fail.
Bad hair days happen more frequently, since I haven’t had a haircut in months.
Cooking fatigue is real.
It’s amazingly disturbing how many cups and glasses a family of 4 uses in one day.
I need to set limits on time spent doom scrolling.
Constant hand washing doesn’t help.
I hate it when this happens. Poor neglected veggies.
Even though I used to hide in the back of the class, I do miss going to the gym.
Dogs are the best in so many ways.

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Lynn I. Hsu

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Lynn is an architect, humor writer, and doodler in Boston. She is teaching her dog to howl at her jokes. Website:, Comics:


Bootleg Humor Since 1720

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