Scott McCloud's dare-inspired24-Hour Comics Day turned 21 this past weekend and cartoonists the world over showed up in full force to participate. Calling on creators to complete 24 pages completely from scratch in the span of a single sitting, 24-Hour Comics Day is considered a grueling challenge and those who complete it wear their final products like a badge of honor. Even those who don't hit their goals consider the time a valuable exercise in creativity and focus, walking way with some fun pages and a thoroughly flexed set of skills. Hit the jump for a smattering of some 24-Hour Comics Day 2011 projects to see a range of creators take their crack at another year of perhaps the greatest contest of might in the medium.
Mike Norton: Prominent comic book artist and Battlepug creator Mike Norton completed the peg legged pug-filled The Curse 3.0. [Twitter]
Tara Abbamondi: If you go to a wishing well, be wary of ghosts... and spirits. [Tarabba]
Warren Peace: If you're looking for a massive photo comic detailing 24-Hour Comics Day, you'll likely find Warren Peace's blog covering a multi-artist event at Chicago's Challenger Comics delightful. [WarrenPeace]
Pula Pirata: Members of Brazil's Pula Pirata studio worked on a number of strips (some NSFW). [PulaPirata]
Liminka School of Arts: Nearly 60 students at Finland's Liminka School of Arts worked feverishly from Saturday to Sunday on comics in a variety of different media. [24hrcd]
Lea Hernandez: The DivaLea Flickr account is stocked with colorful pages from Hernandez's 2011 attempt appropriately titled, Cute. [Flickr]
Jacob Ruby: Ruby blogs about his experience trying to complete his comic digitally from scratch, including what software he likes to use each step of the way. [JacobRuby]
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