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So.. What exactly does the author of xkcd use? Is it a secret or something?

I assume Randall draws them by hand. The humor / inventiveness of this question consists of trying to replicate the hand-drawn style using code.

He doesn't specifically talk about graphs, but he says his usual workflow is sketch in pencil, then draw, then scan and postprocess:


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