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Gallery of XKCD and other Python matplotlib styles

I’m reading the wonderful “Python Data Science Handbook” by Jake VanderPlas, a book written entirely as Jupyter notebooks! And got excited about matplotlib styles but XKCD “style” was missing so I modified a bit the code for rendering the different styles to include it. Below a small part of the gallery (XKCD style is the first line) which is generated by the jupyter notebook available as a gist on github and embedded below.


I love XKCD graphs, for example the following one, and you can create them with Python!!!

XKCD graph

Citation needed

The world can be divided in 2 classes: those who understand this XKCD comic and those who don’t.

If you are in the second class and want to move in the first class, you can read the page “Citation needed” on Wikipedia ;)
(credit: the image is from XKCD, an amazing webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language I suggest you to read. Every comic is licensed under a Creative Commons License so that it is legal to reproduce it here, yay!)