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The soda that Paulo is drinking is a soda that the old series had, I felt kind of embarrassed but also nostalgic to be using it again. I WAS LIKE SEVEN SO I HAVE A GOOD EXCUSE FOR THE NAME TO BE MILDLY EMBARRASSING.
I never got to experience detention, it must have been an exhilirating experience.
Paulo’s mother was a bowl of noodles btw, don’t be judgin
Taeshi March 24, 2010, 3:19 AM EST.
heh, oh Paulo…you’re so..cute, for the lack of better words
Ragnir March 24, 2010, 3:22 AM EST.
D’aw, Sue is so adorable in Panel 3.
'Rixx March 24, 2010, 3:34 AM EST.
For some reason this yellow colour scheme is making everything so much more BAM-in-yo-face. It’s much more exciting! Haha.
I’m looking forward to this chapter unfolding!! I love this play idea!
Sue is so sweet in panel 3. =]
Alison March 24, 2010, 4:10 AM EST.
I love how this is going.
Phoenix March 24, 2010, 4:17 AM EST.
You know, it’s weird, I can kinda sorta imagine Sue’s voice but nothing for Paulo. Or for all the guys for that matter.
I can imagine voices for the girls, though how it would sound, I don’t know if I can describe it… voices are a pain to describe, you just gotta… hear it to know.
But, oh yes, nice page, keep up the good work!
seiya March 24, 2010, 4:23 AM EST.
Finally some sanity. This goldenrodish color is both uplifting and somewhat serious (As it seems all of the deeper colors tend to be) Hmmm.
Also nice on giving a break from Lucy. =D
Agentwebdog March 24, 2010, 4:29 AM EST.
well then, who else now REALLY sees some sort of mike/lucy awkwardness coming up. Because I sure do, though I expect that some other characters will be more involved this time.
On another not, the idea of an Iphone version of the site is a great one. Seeing as I read through a lot of the archive on an Iphone, and also seeing that doing so was a PAIN IN THE ***, I think that this was the perfect idea.
darkdrake March 24, 2010, 4:31 AM EST.
what the…where did Daisy come from? Did she take Abbey’s seat or was she hiding behind the speech bubble?…like a dialogue ninja…do they have those 9w9…well anyways I know this is my first time posting here and I just came across this comic by chance about last week, but something about it just lored me in. Even though I’m not a big fan of school drama such as bloody Highschool Musical, I find myself intrigued on how I’m getting drawn into the story. At least there isn’t like singing at a pep rall…(reads “A Different Side” pg8&9) >=[…I think what is so appealing to me is how the artwork and the story completely throws you off gaurd. It’s like coming across a butterfly in a city; while you are distracted by it’s beauty and innocence, you don’t see the plot sneaking up behind you getting ready to hit you across the face with a big red herring just for it’s own amusement. Well that’s all I gotta say at the time being, keep up good work. Now to ponder more on these dialogue ninjas.
Swm March 24, 2010, 4:40 AM EST.
Why is paulo such a derp most of the time?
(What if the play is something epic like hamlet or something, then he’d be jealous)
Nomadic Scholar March 24, 2010, 4:43 AM EST.
well, I would certainly hope that Sue didnt use that much paper because she wanted to re-write Hamlet.
darkdrake March 24, 2010, 5:12 AM EST.
Re-Using the same Soda would only be more realistic. Some people like s specific type of soda all their life, y’know.
Megaket, Trespasser March 24, 2010, 5:22 AM EST.
woooow paulo is really that stupid aint he?
seadogs123 March 24, 2010, 6:05 AM EST.
Heh, I liking the iTouch version of the site.
Only complaint is no comments to look at, but the layout is nice.
Ved of Flames March 24, 2010, 6:10 AM EST.
Well maaaaybe Paulo is one of those people who have FUN in detention?
Maybe the teacher ish lazy o.o
or maybe some teacher he has the hots for.
wouldn’t surprise me… haha…
NOW if Tess WAS in detention, i WOULD be surprised.
hmm lack of Lucy and David o.o
where they beeee? -probably other side of the table-
aaand the play… better not end up Sue trying to do something funny with the roles Mike has with Lucy if she is EVEN in the play at all.
aaand Same as what Swm said… Daisy came outta nowhere, but then again, she usually does that… sort of.
….i just noticed like FIVE CANS in front of Paulo. Sheesh, I thought he was supposed to be poor! xD
Bad Paulo! Too much soda ish bad for you
Dudster March 24, 2010, 6:51 AM EST.
Last Panel: Paulo uses NOOOODLY ARMS!
haha, for some reason i always like characters who use arms like that
Dudster March 24, 2010, 6:53 AM EST.
Aww i wanted paulo to be the jester
Blaze March 24, 2010, 6:56 AM EST.
Seems like Sue is really happy with her script. I wonder what Paulo got detention for…The comic is still looking better than ever! Yellow is just such a calming color, and everything else about the picture looks wonderful!
I just realized, I have a band trip this week and won’t be able to see updates until next wednesday
Pathetique March 24, 2010, 7:06 AM EST.
Souppy, when are you gonna get that option thing up on the touch screen site? I like checking comments on the previous page.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 7:15 AM EST.
so you’v been writing this comic since you we’re 7?
John March 24, 2010, 7:21 AM EST.
Lol, Paulo. Detention is not a fun spot! It’s boring as heck….
Natural-Depression March 24, 2010, 7:34 AM EST.
Me too Paulo! High 5!
Capn Nameless March 24, 2010, 7:45 AM EST.
Kudos for your work on the RSS feed!
If you want another challenge, what about using AJAX to fetch the hidden comments on demand, besides simply hiding them with CSS? (I’d assign that a low priority though.)
Oh and the Lucy-on-Paulo porn was sweet!
Jasper March 24, 2010, 7:59 AM EST.
@John The original characters were created by Taeshi many many years ago.
This comic is “reboot” of the whole highschool drama-comedy idea, and it started back in 2006.
corvusfrugilegus March 24, 2010, 8:12 AM EST.
Why bother? To save a scant few kilobytes of HTML on a page that contains 400kb+ of images?
SuitCase March 24, 2010, 8:12 AM EST.
:3 awesome comic as normal… Hehe
Most of the time when plays are writen like that… it turns out really…really bad. but Maybe not “this” time. Hehe
Ikari Nakasa March 24, 2010, 8:14 AM EST.
PS… where is this Lusy x Paulo porn at?
Ikari Nakasa March 24, 2010, 8:16 AM EST.
We NEEED to get that turtle in that play NOW!!!! Also like someone else said.
Where’s David or yashy and all the other pets? does yashy not go with them to shcool any more?
Turtle :D LOL March 24, 2010, 8:18 AM EST.
“Oh and the Lucy-on-Paulo porn was sweet!”
Excuuuuuse me? Are you guys talking about that hidden hentai section Souppy mentioned?
@Taeshi: The backgrounds are getting more and more complex! I love the amount of those little details !
corvusfrugilegus March 24, 2010, 8:18 AM EST.
Hey taeshi(is that your real name or just a user name?),
When are you gonna finish the shop? you should totally get a cap or a beenie with yashy on it or other characters… or something
Oh and for a freebie I will tell you something i would get. I would get a shirt of that turtle triping somebody on it. that would be epic.
If you are already getting this stuff ready before i even posted.
I don't hate you March 24, 2010, 8:31 AM EST.
Damn it people, there is no hentai unless you commission Taeshi for it! xD
Ved of Flames March 24, 2010, 8:55 AM EST.
@Ved of Flames
Why so serious?
In other words: Yes we know that “secret hentai section” was only a joke. Yes. We do.
corvusfrugilegus March 24, 2010, 9:05 AM EST.
Daisy and Abbey are ONE AND THE SAME. I KNEW IT.
DavCube March 24, 2010, 9:11 AM EST.
i am very embarrassed over what souppy has done
i don’t hate you: Taeshi is just a nickname/handle/pen name/whatever. My real name is Veronica
Taeshi March 24, 2010, 9:11 AM EST.
also the thought bubble is covering Daisy on the first panel, forgot to mention that durpadurpdurp
Taeshi March 24, 2010, 9:12 AM EST.
This art work is crazy good and I am really enjoying were this is going and I bet that Lucys goning to be in it and sing and then mike will like her but she will reject him. The propecy for told!!!!
Mezmo March 24, 2010, 9:17 AM EST.
Souppy, there’s currently no practical reason, it’s just something to think about when you’re bored and wanna be a nerd. It’s mostly a stab at your “bad coder” remark. Really, you’re doing a great job on the site.
@ all the porn seekers: The porn is real! You just have to look for it.
Jasper March 24, 2010, 9:39 AM EST.
Now, to fix the awful slashes appearing in usernames and to make a vague attempt at adding comment support to the iPhone version.
SuitCase March 24, 2010, 9:50 AM EST.
if lucy ended up in detention as well, then maybe that’s what paulo is looking forward to detention for
jmiles March 24, 2010, 10:13 AM EST.
hopefully this chapter will bring some more development to sue’s character, and maybe an appearance or two from other secondary characters like amaya
jmiles March 24, 2010, 10:19 AM EST.
I think Abbey looks soooooooooooo adorable in the first panel~!
@jmiles: OMG, IF MORE OF THE SECONDARY CHARACTERS APPEARED THAT WOULD BE HELLA AWESOME
Gabriel Kaxbe March 24, 2010, 10:29 AM EST.
Oh Paulo, your senseless antics amuse us so.
Shady Kitsune March 24, 2010, 11:44 AM EST.
Oooooooh! I wonder what the play’s about?
Choco March 24, 2010, 12:22 PM EST.
Hey, more than a vague attempt. I stayed up till 5am and got comments working in the iPhone version. Now I just need to implement a means for you to view the regular version instead, in case anyone doesn’t like the iPhone version and wants to be served the regular viewer.
SuitCase March 24, 2010, 1:56 PM EST.
hey suitcase, have you shown Veronica the story yet? I dont want my work to go unnoticed
Oh and Veronica, Do a chapter in sanguine ^^ awesome technique
Blaze March 24, 2010, 2:27 PM EST.
OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH man ! Sue is
She needs a more protagonic role
Fausti March 24, 2010, 2:35 PM EST.
Taeshi@suit case: so were will the picture of daisy on daisy be posted if we get this awesoem comic high enough up in the ranks?
Mezmo March 24, 2010, 2:49 PM EST.
(posting from iPhone)
Jasper March 24, 2010, 3:08 PM EST.
The new style looks more elaborate but makes deepness unclear, imo.
Anyway, thanks for the new page.
Vincent March 24, 2010, 3:44 PM EST.
Poor Sue drowned by text in the first panel.
Andyfox March 24, 2010, 4:19 PM EST.
Opps sorry i meant to say Daisy
Andyfox March 24, 2010, 4:20 PM EST.
Mezmo: just vote for BCB on one of them top weblists and you can see it.
Ved of Flames March 24, 2010, 4:40 PM EST.
Alec should appear this chapter!! >:U
FlimFlam March 24, 2010, 4:45 PM EST.
mike has a pretty huge neck panel 1
loving the line work on these new pages
whatanamazingggg March 24, 2010, 4:48 PM EST.
Detention was alright here and there, Mattered more on who else was in detention WITH you.
I image it was hella boring to have detention all day (“Day School” at my school) with boring/lame people but I always got lucky and got cool people in it when they dragged me out my sched class’s to make up for all the detentions I missed after school :]
Chappetic-Marina March 24, 2010, 5:15 PM EST.
who wants to bet that the play is along the lines of Romeo and Juliet
>:3furrymanXD March 24, 2010, 5:19 PM EST.
What exactly is abby again?
Meow March 24, 2010, 5:21 PM EST.
Mezmo, you vote and the image shows up.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 5:48 PM EST.
furryman i agree with you i same think that it is romeo and juliet and that maybe mike and lucy have to do something with that or maybe not. we will see
the D()wner March 24, 2010, 6:05 PM EST.
Lol, better be a bathroom nearby if Paulo drank all 5 of those cans of pop!
Hyper March 24, 2010, 6:11 PM EST.
is the text bubble on panel 1 covering daisy?
whatanamazingffffffff March 24, 2010, 6:21 PM EST.
Hurray Souppy, the comment system works nicely on the iTouch.
(and I mean for the previous pages)
Ved of Flames March 24, 2010, 6:26 PM EST.
Whatanamazingffffffff, Taeshi already addressed that
D()wner, this was discussed on the last page. In fact, I brought up that it is probably a way to get Mike and Lucy together. But now, I guess this is more fir Paulo and either Tess or Daisy.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 6:27 PM EST.
If Daisy is sitting next to Mike, does that mean in the first panel she is being covered by speech bubbles?
The way this is colored is amashing. oyes.
Amber March 24, 2010, 6:34 PM EST.
PEOPLE!!! READ THE COMMENTS BEFORE POSTING!!!
Taeshi has addressed the fact that Daisy is behind the speech bubble in the first page.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 8:06 PM EST.
How did he get detention?
Did he rape the teacher or something?
A.M.L. March 24, 2010, 8:27 PM EST.
My guess is he didn’t do his homework. My school tried a system like that, but it didn’t work.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 9:12 PM EST.
Draw porn comic where Paulo rapes the teacher and gets detention as a punishment.
SuitCase March 24, 2010, 9:15 PM EST.
Souppy: …what goes in your head? xD
The only sensible choice to rape is the 22 year old, but you’d think this school would at least give an in-school suspension. (then again, he could still be in her classroom during the time ;P)
Ved of Flames March 24, 2010, 9:44 PM EST.
i will seriously do this if you want
whatanamazingbroham March 24, 2010, 9:50 PM EST.
@SuitCase: Wow, I didn’t expect YOU to be influencing people to make porn of this comic
Pathetique March 24, 2010, 9:52 PM EST.
I don’t think Sue’s going to try and bring Mike and Lucy together with her play. She was the most supportive of Lucy trying to get along without him from what I can remember. In any case, I don’t think she’d pull a stunt like that unless she was absolutely certain it wouldn’t go wrong.
Rixx March 24, 2010, 10:16 PM EST.
You wanna know why I think Paulo is happy to go into detention?
TESS WILL BE THERE. >:D
Glasses March 24, 2010, 10:32 PM EST.
Souppy, remember, “WWTS?” What would Taeshi say?
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 10:36 PM EST.
i am going to say this
i will end you, souppy
(also whatanamazingdskhgerlksdg oh my god if you do i will be very amused and entertained. *Slapped*)
Taeshi March 24, 2010, 10:38 PM EST.
Well, I just thought you wouldn’t approve because most authors of webcomics I read generally either notify readers of their dissaproval of pornography based on their webcomic or the webcomic is directed to too young an audience.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 10:48 PM EST.
yes but some artists have a sense of humor
also, working on it
whatanamazingwoop March 24, 2010, 10:51 PM EST.
most authors of webcomics are oversensitive crybabies though, known fact
It’s not like it’s canon so it’s good to just have a laugh, besides I can’t control an audience. So long as they aren’t shoving dickgirls into ten year old’s faces! But I mean I dunno, it’s still fanart. *Slapped*
Besides, it’s not like this comic isn’t crawling in sexual tension as it is OOO
Taeshi March 24, 2010, 10:57 PM EST.
also this is going to be more silly then erotic
ps. paulos ***** is gonna have the same haircut as him
whatanamazingwoop March 24, 2010, 11:19 PM EST.
Yeah, but then there’s always the felony of possesing child pornography. And before you ask, yes, anthro creatures and manga involving characters that qualify as “underaged” by the court system is grounds for being arrested. This happened to some guy in Iowa. It was actually in the news.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 11:25 PM EST.
alright in this comic they are all 18 because they got left back a bunch and uhh they are all just small
no one can prove me wrong because its my drawing
whatanamazingwoop March 24, 2010, 11:29 PM EST.
Here’s a link to the article I mentioned.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 11:31 PM EST.
And amazingwoop, they can go to the author or check archives of a source and find out that they’re all about 14-16
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 11:33 PM EST.
yeah i really dont imagine theyll take any notice at all lmao
1. its all gonna be stupid and goofy and poorly drawn
2. loophole mentioned above
3. that guy probably had a shitload of it out in the open because they usually dont care AT ALL
besides, i dont draw manga so it cant be “manga porn”
whatanamazingwoop March 24, 2010, 11:39 PM EST.
also yes they could, but however, in my comic, theyll be 18
whatanamazingf March 24, 2010, 11:41 PM EST.
That was just an example that shows the cops will actually arrest you for those. If you read the article, you’ll realize that he wasn’t flaunting the mangas, he was just a collector and the police found out through the postal system.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 11:46 PM EST.
And if you think they won’t catch you, if you put the image up on the internet, the government pays people to sit online and find this stuff. They will find you.
C / SN Knouse March 24, 2010, 11:50 PM EST.
I wonder about that. I think she’s probably okay because they’re anthropomorphic characters—not likely an attractive target for an overactive police taskforce, even if it is technically illegal. However, child porn hysteria knows few limits at the moment. The fact I’ve simply been to 4chan and anontalk recently and have information from those sites in my cache means I’ve probably broken some Australian laws about possessing some form of child porn, and no doubt similar laws apply in America.
If a government agency is interested in prosecuting you for child porn, they can almost always find reasons to do so. So I think it’s not worth living in fear, just act as you would and hope that you’re never subject to an investigation, and hope that one day reason will prevail (I refer to people like the guy above with some lolicon manga, or people with pictures of themselves and partners when under 18, or people who draw porn, however “realistic”.)
So overall I don’t think it’s worth worrying about, unless you’re a crazy libertarian with a point to prove.
That loophole might help, too—typically, these cases have been decided around the idea of simulating real child porn. I don’t think there’s a clear enough resemblance to children\teens to cause enough of an issue to trigger the interest of some government agency.
SuitCase March 25, 2010, 12:17 AM EST.
when i make a BCB dating sim, all my characters will be over 18
.. even though they all look like they’re twelve BUT IF JAPAN GETS AWAY WITH IT SO CAN I
Taeshi March 25, 2010, 12:45 AM EST.
You could offer the obvious suggestion of “just stop masturbating over cats you sick freaks.”
But I suppose that would be a “do as I say, not as I do” edict from you and Veronica, eh.
SammyCat March 25, 2010, 4:34 AM EST.
@Taeshi: I would so play a BCB dating sim. Larken and Sammy’s cafe HAS to be a date spot.
Gabriel Kaxbe March 25, 2010, 4:38 AM EST.
Wow, even a sims game.
How far will you guys take this?
This will be more of a production than anything else.
(if that’s the case, I’m waiting for the early comics to turn into a flash movie)
Ved of Flames March 25, 2010, 7:40 AM EST.
leave it at a comic plz
jefe March 25, 2010, 8:45 AM EST.
@Sammy cat, ………………………… O……………M…………….G
dude you r rong
RONG!!!!!! March 25, 2010, 10:05 AM EST.
I.. I was kidding, guys. I don’t really have all the time in the world, unfortunately.
Besides if I ever DID make one, it would be the biggest troll of a project. I would make it impossible to have a sex scene, it would make fun of the gamer something fierce.
Taeshi March 25, 2010, 12:52 PM EST.
That would make it the best game ever.
Gabriel Kaxbe March 25, 2010, 3:29 PM EST.
On the Internet, things are taken literal unless otherwise stated.
Abbey’s face looks odd to me on that first panel.
Ved of Flames March 25, 2010, 5:37 PM EST.
Awsome panels…. hope to see how the story goes from here
Tig3r March 25, 2010, 6:02 PM EST.
Hmm. Where’s Lucy?
knakaruzu-kun March 25, 2010, 11:11 PM EST.
Donde está Lucy?
SuitCase March 25, 2010, 11:32 PM EST.
Paulo in last panel: “ARMS! LIKE!! NOOOOODELZ!!!”
Solario the Visored April 2, 2010, 5:09 PM EST.
Sue’s hawt in third last panel.
Calvin April 30, 2010, 2:59 AM EST.
… i think sue is hawt
Lakie May 7, 2010, 7:57 AM EST.
Sue’s kinda cute… why doesn’t Paulo like her as much? She’s not annoying or anything…
Cuddle Bear May 20, 2010, 7:56 PM EST.
So I trust that there’s not gonna be angsty teen drama this time around.
Hannibal May 28, 2010, 11:30 PM EST.
Hurray~Pablo wears his metaphorical badge of “I don’t care” and complimentary “I accept detention as a punishment” ribbon.
Random July 16, 2010, 4:03 AM EST.
Daisy swapped places with Abbey…
GB July 28, 2010, 6:16 AM EST.
j the fourth July 30, 2010, 1:10 PM EST.
I bet Paulo’s good at doing the wave then Taeshi!
Skykitsune August 4, 2010, 6:13 PM EST.
I can believe his mother was a bowl of noodles. His being the greatest instant ramen chef in the world is only a testament to her noodley goodness.
Tama August 29, 2010, 12:48 PM EST.
Panel 6 <3
Kate September 19, 2010, 12:41 PM EST.
for some reason i imagined paulo saying what he said in panel 7 in a sing song voice
tsuner October 1, 2010, 4:52 PM EST.
Hahahahaha he’s just too much of a wuss to act on a play…
Luio October 13, 2010, 8:55 PM EST.
The way paulo’s expression was drawn in the 2nd to last panel… I think I just fell in love, lol.
Keith_Z November 7, 2010, 4:35 AM EST.
Detention was always awkward. Also, am I correct in assuming this is before the whole Lucy confessional? ‘Cause I remember Paulo going HEY MAN WHY YOU A *** because Mikey was helping in the play.
SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 3:43 AM EST.
i thought she said why are you floating?
TalonStripe November 21, 2010, 2:22 AM EST.
so is his mother bieng a bowl of noodles a excuse as to why you said he makes awesome isntant noodles? or just a strait up sarcastic joke to explain something i dont even know?
@talonstripe, mike says that, and its gloating
sincerly, the wii anonymous who comments too much
anonymous December 18, 2010, 2:45 AM EST.
I wish i ahd the imagination to make a parent of someone a bowl of noodles
bad-spleink January 22, 2011, 12:44 AM EST.
I went through a phase where I was addicted to “His and Her Circumstances” then I started feeling like it was tooooooo dramatic. Yet for some reason, I’m horribly addicted to your comic. Keep It Up!
Oliver February 22, 2011, 4:58 PM EST.
I needs me a can o’ blasto pop RITE NOW.
ben.duffa-kover March 20, 2011, 7:16 PM EST.
I don’t like Drama, but I love Musical Theater. Singing is my forte, so yeah. If there’s singing in Sue’s play, then Paulo should be cool with it.
NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 21, 2011, 1:04 PM EST.
Yeah, Sue’s hair (not whiskers ) is totally getting continuously longer. By the end it’ll be down to her knees.
Luke July 24, 2011, 5:15 PM EST.
still drinkin dem blasto for money…
Logan August 19, 2011, 7:17 PM EST.
Love the face paulo is making drinking the soda
Vance March 23, 2012, 11:44 PM EST.
I see you started a cross-hatching pattern for shading. I was always bad at that, but th
Lloyd. August 6, 2012, 10:56 AM EST.
please dont make jokes about rape. and please dont mark jokes about rape with a star because that is where i draw the line ladies and gentlefish
Whimsicott September 29, 2013, 8:45 PM EST.
How the heck did you never get detention?
SotiCoto December 12, 2014, 5:16 PM EST.
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