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Veronica’s Commentary

Shopping clears the mind!

Shopping cleans the soul!

Especially when you give a big SCREW YOU to eating properly all the time and having some choccies :D

Oh Sandy, delicious delicious triumph.

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251 Reader Comments On This Page

Comment ID #65871

Oh the guilt of sweets.

TS July 28, 2010, 2:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #65872

This page makes no sense in some way

skykitty July 28, 2010, 2:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #65874

What kind of client meetings is she going to that she has to wear sexy clothes?

Sen July 28, 2010, 2:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #65875

Ah, this whole chapter has been about nothing! I mean, it’s been about Sandy but… but there was nothing important that happened! It was just a look at her life, for once, I guess…

MarathawnShawn July 28, 2010, 2:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #65876

Oh Souppy, you and your vague scripts.

Oh Lil, you and your inability to post on the correct name.

SuitCase July 28, 2010, 2:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #65877

Whatever I want? Should have called dibs on a trip to Mike :3

Though I’m sure that wasn’t what was offered.

I’ve never really seen the attraction of shopping, to be honest; it doesn’t help me at all.

As for this not being about anything… correct and incorrect at the same time. The purpose of this arc was not to advance the plot but to establish characterization. Sandy has to congeal as a character before we can really feel Mike’s conflict; the more we see of Sandy, the harder it will be when her relationship with Mike eventually ends.

Titanium Dragon July 28, 2010, 2:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #65878

lovin it :)

lynchy226 July 28, 2010, 2:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #65879

You really shouldn’t be so hard on yourself Taeshi. Compared to a lot, and I do mean a LOT of other webcomics, your work is superb. If it keeps the same progression as it has, you’re going to rival Tom(twokinds) by the time bcb ends.

Ori July 28, 2010, 2:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #65880

I guess this is just filler but sandy does look cute eating the sweets

food127 July 28, 2010, 2:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #65882

uuuuh choc i wantz

Bryce July 28, 2010, 2:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #65884

I love the idea of FINALLY having Sandy’s character developed… she was kind of like a Shadow before. I’m glad we can get to know her

Keirron July 28, 2010, 2:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #65885

Not as bad as backwards car imo.
And this arc was a very important one even if it doesn’t seem like it. Now we see why Mike seems to love Sandy so much, and why he is so damn important to her. Nothing important happened? I think not, story just got a whole lot more interesting. Unless the playing field changes, someone is going to lose the love of their life by the end of the comic, and now we know just how important that is.

Rukral July 28, 2010, 2:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #65886

The guy in the fifth panel is…. staring.

Michael July 28, 2010, 2:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #65887

Interesting fact, Ori: BCB has already beaten Twokinds once on TopWebComics. Temporarily, yes, and due to good tactics, but the point still stands.

Nothing happens? Apart from major development of an oft-mentioned yet rarely seen character crucial to the plot. ;)

Yappy July 28, 2010, 2:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #65888

Hey, it’s not like it’s implausible
Sometimes I hold the strap with my hand backwards too

Knul July 28, 2010, 2:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #65889

@Ori Rival?Dude, she’ll have him begging her to even *knowledge* his work.
*cant spell for crap lol*

anyhow, even though this chapter is on sandy, Its still fantastic keep up the great work.

PS also what mistake?

Riff2580 July 28, 2010, 2:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #65890

I am losing horribly

Will Power July 28, 2010, 2:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #65891

You’re too hard on yourself, Teashi. I like your art. <3

And I don’t even see this “grave mistake” you’re talking about.

Kurai Kawaii July 28, 2010, 2:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #65892

It is delicious chocolate!

Tarukai July 28, 2010, 2:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #65896

Aww, this page is oddly cute for some reason. This whole excursion into Sandy’s life has been a neat little diversion, I’ve gotta say. A quite welcome one, as well! This makes her seem much more real as opposed to simply a girl from Michael’s memories.

As always, a lovely page, though it makes me wonder just how this little arc is going to end.

Void July 28, 2010, 2:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #65897

Hey I think I found the mistake… Or two…

1. Sandy’s hand is backwards in the first panel.

2. Also in the first panel, her left arm is longer than her right.

It doesn’t really seem all that bad though, it took me awhile to see it.

Name July 28, 2010, 2:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #65898

sandy seems boring. i’m disappointed there wasn’t a real reason for daisy to warn mike about her, when she seems like a more laid-back daisy. yawn

h July 28, 2010, 2:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #65899

Interesting seeing her go from sad emo to bright and shinny. I guess candy is the cure for all the worlds problems, who would have guessed.

starfighter-105 July 28, 2010, 2:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #65901

Good point Riff, I do remember that now that you’ve mentioned it, but what I said still stands. Bcb is one of the best webcomics around.

Edit: It’s spelled acknowledge, by the way.

Ori July 28, 2010, 3:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #65904

this page is great Taeshi, but I noticed that her right finger in the first panel look like a key LOL

BCB fan July 28, 2010, 3:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #65906

IT IS PAGE 19 AND I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT IS GOING ON????

SuitCase July 28, 2010, 3:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #65908

The mistake is obviously the unnecessary comma in “Whatever, I want?” btw

SuitCase July 28, 2010, 3:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #65909

IM SO CONFLICTED ON WHO I WANT MIKE TO BE WITH FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

Barfight July 28, 2010, 3:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #65911

First panel: her hand is backwards. I know that the mistake you’re talking about is probably “Whatever, I want?” but still.

WyldKAT July 28, 2010, 3:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #65912

@ Suitcase: …………really? Well no wonder I didnt notice it.I cant spell so spelling isnt a problem for me. heck u could have them talking in text like”R U goin 2 the movies?” and id still wouldnt notice lol.

Riff2580 July 28, 2010, 3:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #65913

@Barfight - I think I’d rather see him with Lucy in the end, but that all depends on how the plot is set to roll.

Tarukai July 28, 2010, 3:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #65915

I still think you did a good job on this one.

Also…

SANDY IS EVIL!!!

AflacMan13 July 28, 2010, 3:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #65916

.. actually i didn’t realise the comma

I DIDN’T NOTICE THE COMMA

CHRIST I SUCK

get home already i wanna fix it

Taeshi July 28, 2010, 3:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #65917

Daaaaaawwwwwww for the last three panel.
The dress is a bit revealing thought.
Wait, if the mistake isn’t the comma, could it be the base of the coloumn in the Mall sign?

Gnukko July 28, 2010, 3:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #65920

OH GOD THAT DRESS IS LOVELY! |3~~~~~~~

Profesor Rod July 28, 2010, 3:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #65923

or it is the Choc(o) delight panel?
I don’t really know if that was on purpose or that’s the name of some real shop…

Gnukko July 28, 2010, 4:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #65927

@Gnukko

I thought that about the dress too for a while there. I think it might just be her checking herself out though. It looks like all it would take to let it fit properly would be a little lowering of the tail.

Right then I think Sandy’s just indulging herself in a little vanity.

Void July 28, 2010, 4:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #65929

I sense a problem with anorexia coming up…

Anonymous July 28, 2010, 4:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #65931

She can’t eat chocolate? That’s beyond harsh D=

SkylineFaux July 28, 2010, 4:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #65933

Well her mum did say ‘Whatever you want’ so those chocolates should be perfectly fine :P

CociCookie July 28, 2010, 4:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #65936

*** Compose Picture Message ***
“Does my tail look big in this, Maishul?”
*** Message Sent ***


*** 1 New Message from: ‘M <3’ ***


*** Compose Reply***
“What do you mean, a nosebleed?”

Yappy July 28, 2010, 4:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #65937

She’s So cute at panel 8-10 ( ♥ w ♥ )

Reimer July 28, 2010, 4:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #65938

@ Gnukko it might be like choc full of delight you never know

Any.Mous July 28, 2010, 4:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #65940

LOVING the last panel! >w

Lurka July 28, 2010, 5:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #65941

*looks at panel three* Those two on the fountain are naked!

KuroKan July 28, 2010, 5:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #65944

Like the story,heh you must make the secret love arc!

Rio... July 28, 2010, 5:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #65945

Oh good lord YES! Chocolate makes EVERYTHING better! Ya know how long it’s been since I had good fudge? FOREVER! Maybe that’s what feels off with me lately. Jus’ need some freakin’ fudge! X3

Jessica U. Ingmann July 28, 2010, 5:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #65946

Yeah the nekkidness was pretty standard before we got to look at Sandy’s work. Always with the suits and uniforms on everybody.

Geddian July 28, 2010, 5:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #65947

You’re gonna get FAT!

THEN WHAT? =|

KSib July 28, 2010, 5:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #65949

i like fudge…

GoldenArbiter July 28, 2010, 5:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #65950

Bffvcbjjjgf

Gman July 28, 2010, 5:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #65952

(To The Top) Fat SANDY coming soon Lolz:) tasty tasty fatty food!

P.S. Having children at the age of 17 is ****ed up! I know this cause I’ve experienced it by observing my step brother’s life…yep his life is ****ed up.
so young couples if you ever want a family then for the men do this in your 20s and women in your 30’s! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!!!

Random quote for the day
The word of God is alive and active,sharper than any double-edged sword.
It cuts all the way through, to where soul and sprite meet, to where joints and marrow come together. It judges the desires and thought of the heart.
- 8feet (Bible Shift)

God Bless to ALL!!!

8feet July 28, 2010, 5:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #65965

Don’t Bring Your Bible to the internet, Please.

Bob Olobob July 28, 2010, 6:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #65971

i dont know which to drool over most Sandy or the chocolate…………nah the chocolate

Magnus July 28, 2010, 6:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #65974

… something i just noticed why do most of the clothes seem to be designed for humans instead of the various furries there?
i say this because if the clothing was designed for them it would have holes they could slip their tails through around the buttocks area to avoid the clothing pressing down on their tails

random thinker July 28, 2010, 6:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #65983

I think I’ll put something like this in one of my stories…

Name:. who wants to know? July 28, 2010, 7:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #65987

lol. i’m absolutely curious as to what the mistake is. anyone see it? i have to get to work or else i’d look for it more … i’m sure it’s nothing big. :) you should make a game out of it!

Wayne Dryden July 28, 2010, 7:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #65989

Oh noes she just ate some chocolate!
Now how will she be the perfect weight for a model?
How I ask you?!

Jacob83 July 28, 2010, 7:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #65993

and now that i made myself even later for work, i have read the other 48 posts and seen where the “mistake” is. don’t criticize yourself so much! next-time make a game outta it and have fun with it :P

Wayne Dryden July 28, 2010, 7:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #65995

The worst page ever ?!

You say that because you not see how you improved yourself with the time !!!

Johnney July 28, 2010, 7:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #65997

9th panel
lovely…

Bloodbath July 28, 2010, 7:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #66004

nothing is happening

awsomesauce July 28, 2010, 8:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #66005

Altough you say so, I think this page is rather good.

Vinsionary July 28, 2010, 8:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #66006

random thinker: To be frank, if I were ever to redo BCB completely, I’d probably have human characters, but they’re animals because that’s how they were established many many years ago before I even HEARD about the furry community. So specially-tailored tail-holes sound really creepy to me :-[ I’m sure some clothes would need to have that but otherwise the character can just leave the tail low.

also fixed

Taeshi July 28, 2010, 8:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #66012

Ack, Taeshi, you’re too hard on yourself both on the story (which I agree with everyone else on, we needed to see what A Day in the Life of Sandy is like) and in the art. Go back and read your entire archives some time. Seriously, you’ve jumped from “eh, cute comic” to “WOW! The art is AWESOME!!”

I could offer a nice review… ah to hell with it, here it is:
Your comic stunning, as of today. Seriously, it really is up there in quality. In fact, I’d rate this equal to Rick Griffin’s “Housepets!” in terms of cute and equal (if not higher (don’t kill me, please!)) to Tom Fishbach’s “TwoKinds” in terms of drama. However, that’s not to say that you’ve just copy and pasted offa two great works and gone “woohoo I has popularity!” Your defining feature is you massive love dodecahedron between Lucy, Mike, Paulo, Sandy, Abbey, Daisy, and Tessa. In other words: everyone has a crush on someone else in the group. Moving on, you employ this feature of your work to great effect. It’s not just a soap opera in comic form, Bittersweet Candy Bowl literally delves into the deep philosophical ideas that writers have been trying to describe to parents in self-help books for the last 30 years!

AND IT SHOOTS EVERYONE ELSE DOWN WITH A FRIGGEN CANNON.

Unlike many other webcomics (that do it for the lulz), Bittersweet Candy Bowl literally makes you think about love, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness (no, I did NOT just pull those out of my butt) on every single page. And don’t go saying that it’s all because of Souppy’s scripts. A good script can go completely down the drain without a good artist (example: The Last Airbender coulda done good. It decided to flop instead). It is YOUR ARTISTIC ABILITY that really pulls the story and the message through. Hell, if you weren’t drawing this, I’m pretty sure we wouldn’t get the point each time we read. The Confrontation arc? Yeah, if you weren’t drawing that we’d probably be going “WTF is Lucy doing?!”. Instead, your excellent portrayal of their friendship in Lucy’s behavior and attitude toward Mike gave us an excellent idea of who Lucy was. Hence, I’m pretty sure the vast majority of your readers got shivers when Lucy went and defended Mike, almost getting raped. Examples in the rest of your work abound. I thought that “Another Shoulder” was particularly stunning in the way you portrayed Lucy, her angst, and Paulo’s conflicting feelings between “SEX SEX SEX” and “Moral Duty!!”.

So you see, you really blow a lot of the interwebs out of the water. Don’t be so hard on yourself!!


PS: One thing I’d like to see tho: Lucy in combat gear with a bazooka. Just for kicks.
PPS: Sorry if I’m long winded…..

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 9:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #66014

Taeshi, how are tail-holes creepy? If I think about it though, a race of creatures evolved with tails would probably never design pants and stick with skirts, kilts and toga-like clothes. Dealing with a tail would be such a pain with most human style clothes. Granted, Disney did the same design style with Maid Marian. Her tail was under her dress, with the tip poking out under the hem.

Well now I’m sad. All this time I thought this was a furry comic. No love. Your comic is far better with anthropomorphic than humans. Less to deal with in terms of race and religious drama. Besides, cats and dogs are more cute and more fun to look at than people.

Draksune July 28, 2010, 9:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #66015

It looks good to me, and I’d say most of us reading can say the same that you’ve improved greatly ever since the very beginning ^_^
So Don’t shoot yourself down, every artist does it, but its the critics who are the ones who do that, but theres alot more positives than negatives here, if any at all :)

Kyle July 28, 2010, 9:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #66016

A race of creatures evolved with ears at the top of their head wouldn’t use iPhones! There is a lot of suspension of disbelief involved here. Once you start covering all the bases, you end up spending a lot of your time obsessing over the details of your furry world and the comic turns into a great work like Housepets or Twokinds.

By the way, I should be careful to note that I don’t write all the scripts—just this chapter’s! I’m now acutely aware of the fact that it’s really quite hard to write a good comic for this series, and Veronica deserves almost all the credit for the imagination involved in doing that.

SuitCase July 28, 2010, 9:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #66017

Taeshi: I have to agree with Bambalooza. You’re so much of a better artist than me (My best details are the basic outlines of things), and your story has kept me coming back for more of your brilliant story, so I don’t see why you keep hating on yourself. I lack your ability to draw a humanoid being.

I love your art, and your story is fantastic. Everyone has a bad day.

Jedi Master July 28, 2010, 9:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #66020

i agree with bambalooza

mikexsandy forever

firestar July 28, 2010, 9:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #66024

GOOD FOR SANDY SHE GETS DA BIG CHOCOLATE

That dress is very very cute. I likes it.

True Liar July 28, 2010, 9:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #66026

upskirt^^

Draeko Silver July 28, 2010, 9:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #66030

*The wind blows softly outside of Google’s headquarters. An intern pauses momentarily to look out the window and watch the ornamental trees sway in the breeze. There is a sudden movement and a muffled thump. The intern lies on the floor, out cold, and the Ninja stands over him. Turning away from the unfortunate underling, the Ninja quickly hacks Google’s archives and does a bit of “research” before vanishing from sight.*


Taeshi, stop worrying. Now. As of July 13, 2010, you are in the top 100 cartoonists of all time. Sure you make a small mistake here and there, but so does everyone no matter what they do.

So please…STOP BEING SO HARD ON YOURSELF!!!

*Ninja July 28, 2010, 9:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #66037

well she did said shop for whatever she wanted.=D

sonic-360 July 28, 2010, 10:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #66038

To be perfectly honest I didn’t notice any persepctive or detail errors until you pointed them out, Taeshi . *Ninja has it spot on, this comic is fantastic, and you and SuitCase have made this site one of the highlights of my day. Keep up the brilliant work!! :) :D

Elliot July 28, 2010, 10:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #66039

Tranquila amiga mia (take it easy, my friend).

No need to worry about if you made some mistakes, everyone have mistakes, without them they won’t be humans.

I liked this page, and suddenly i want some chocolate :D

I’m looking forward to the next comic on Friday! :)

Frustrated Writer July 28, 2010, 10:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #66041

We were so close to getting panty shot in panel four.

Gabriel Kaxbe July 28, 2010, 10:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #66048

There’s nothing like a good treat to make a horrid day a little better. *takes a bite* “Where have you been all my life?!”

Wolf_Gem July 28, 2010, 10:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #66049

After seeing only characters wearing clothes in this chapter, those two naked ones in panel three freaked me out. xD

Wait ago,Sandy! Get da chocolate! ^.^

TheGirlWhoNeverComments July 28, 2010, 10:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #66050

@Bambalooza I think you may have just summed up the entirety of BCB in one post, more eloquently than pretty much anyone thought possible. Are you a reporter/author/critic by any chance? Oh and Taeshi, Bambalooza’s completely right!! STOP BEING SO DAMN ANGSTY WITH YOUR FANTASTIC ANGSTY COMIC AND PUT MORE ANGST IN THE COMIC. THAT’S WHERE IT BELONGS. Hooray for Taeshi and SuitCase!! Long live Bittersweet Candy Bowl!!!

Elliot July 28, 2010, 10:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #66052

Anyone have any idea of the latest fan count?

Elliot July 28, 2010, 10:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #66055

Snacks… a girl’s best friend… and worst enemy at the same time :D.

Rober2 July 28, 2010, 10:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #66062

@Elliot

Eheh, thanks for the complement! I’m TRYING to be an author, at least. My plots keep threatening to devolve, and I keep feeling like I’m putting myself far too much into my characters. I once made an emo character cackle like a maniac. Needless to say, that failed pretty badly. But yeah, I do try to make my reviews (I read a lot on FF.net) as eloquent as possible. It’s good practice writing, if nothing else.


Oh and also @Everyone:

Any thoughts on Lucy with a Bazooka?

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 10:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #66064

@ Bambalooza
*bows* I am in awe, thank you for that wonderful piece!

@ Elliot
You beat me to the punch but, I second that motion (about Teashi’s confidence in her work)


Loved the new page! It is good to see her trying to unwind from the stress instead of letting it sit there. But we still don’t know why she is getting so upset other than her mom is pushing her to hard! T-T Taeshi! Why must tease us so!~

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 11:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #66066

So where is her hand in panel 5?

Ruins July 28, 2010, 11:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #66067

@Bambalooza’s edit
Well, there would be a lot of maiming (more so then usual at least) and Paulo would probably make some flirtatous sex-innuendo about said bazooka that would get him blown up, but I can’t help imagining it now that you say it (like that dang polar bear!)… and it would be kinda hot… o.o;; Please don’t kill me Lucy!!

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 11:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #66068

Damn Right Sandy! Eat that sugar treat!

Leaving a comment July 28, 2010, 11:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #66071

the fountain is a little weird to me, but i can never draw a successfull water detail either so whatever

Silver July 28, 2010, 11:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #66072

Wouldn’t it be crazy if it was revealed she was a prostitute or a stripper? Unlikely, but damn crazy, right?

King July 28, 2010, 11:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #66074

@Rhyme

Agree with the hawtness. Votes, people? All in favor of Taeshi drawing Lucy in combat gear, smirk on her face, and sporting a bazooka say “AYE!!!”.





AYE!!!!

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 11:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #66076

Some thing I have noticed, and thought I should explain to all of you wondering about the clothes. It is not necesarilly that only the main characters wear clothes, but that the as a people tend to only wear them when the situation warrents it. Such as: a required school uniform (Sandy now, Daisy’s cheer leading outfit), Dresses for modeling (Sandy), working clothes (Amaya at the theater during Paulo’s fling, and a couple of parents occasionally appearing), Dressing up for a special occasion (dates, prom, party, ect.), trying to look cool (a few secondary characters), and many more. But when typically being casual they wont wear more than accessories (like Paulo, Lucy and her bow, Mike and his scarf, Daisy and her necklace, ect.) and they don’t really NEED clothes because they are, you know, covered in fur. Although, when it comes to swimming, they seem to prefer to wear swim suits, even though logic would say they don’t need them since they are used to being clothe-less (as with David on the vacation at the beach, he thought her could go as is, since he never wears clothes anyways, but everyone else had stuff on, and teased him for not wearing anything for swimming), so maybe it is a tradition or something. Anyways, just wanted to point that out. Food for thought~

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 11:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #66077

Well when your stressed you eat sweets.

John Wolf July 28, 2010, 11:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #66078

@ King
… No. just… no…..

@Bambalooza
*raises hand* As long as she is chasing some one and there is a wave of destruction or at least one explosion! =D

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 11:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #66079

Yay! 2 for, 0 against!!


…I wonder how the cast would react to this vote…

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 11:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #66082

@Bambalooza
We would get killed by Lucy, yelled at by Mike, Paulo would agree totally for the hot factor, David would agree and then ask if a bazooka was a musical instrument or something, and the rest would make sure to give a 2 mile buffer from them to us…

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 11:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #66085

Always indulge yerself with chocolate every once in while.

Who said that? Confucius? No, me. I know, words of ultimate wisdom, right?

Obsidian July 28, 2010, 11:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #66089

@Rhyme
Lol, that’s true.

Lucy: “AYU BEAM!!!!”
Mike: “ALSO AYU BEAM!!!!!!”
Paolo: *thumbs up while nose bleed*
David: :D…. ?
Daisy, Abbey, Sue, Tessa: *facepalm* “Stupid fans and their stupid fantasies….”

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 11:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #66091

Sandy is self destructing! She’s going to be fat and broke!! NOOOOO MikexSandy is doomed!!!!

Somedude July 28, 2010, 11:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #66092

Mmm, vague chocolate thing. I choose to believe that it is a brownie of some kind. Also, I think that Sandy’s tail is making some problems with that dress. Things like that have always made me wonder how Saiyans put on pants.

Who July 28, 2010, 11:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #66098

Sandy may be cute and all…But I still hate her!
I want Lucy to go out with Mike (Sandy can die in some kind of endless pit)
Lucy for ever…And Mike is a jerk XD

Dark and white July 28, 2010, 12:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #66101

@Dark and white

So… can I assume that you vote for Lucy+Bazooka?

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 12:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #66102

*Gives Bambalooza a high five* Awesome team go! xD

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 12:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #66104

I used to hate her, i still do, but now i kinda feel bad for her.

:(

Allven July 28, 2010, 12:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #66105

@Rhyme

lolwut? I is confus….

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 12:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #66106

Because… we are awesome? And have crazy ideas that make the characters face palm? I ‘unno… .-.

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 12:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #66107

Taeshi, part of the charm of the comic is that they’re animals. I didn’t even thing “furry” until you mentioned it :P (good thing, b/c that kind of thing is just creepy).

SirBrass July 28, 2010, 12:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #66109

@Rhyme
Ahh…. I get it now. (Goes to send email to Taeshi requesting Lucy with Bazooka)

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 12:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #66111

@Taeshi

Think of that image of Furries as the extremists. I don’t think there is any human logic to going that far lol.

BTW

If you only draw random stuff out of inspiration, what inspires you to draw BCB rule 34?

Griallia July 28, 2010, 12:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #66112

cant wait to see how this one ends :)

necroking564 July 28, 2010, 12:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #66119

C-Ch-Chooooocolaaaaaaaaaateeeee….

Lindsay July 28, 2010, 12:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #66121

@Griallia

WAIT, WHAT?!!

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #66123

@Griallia

Um… furries are extremists? Care to explain that line of thought? On the same level we could call Trekies, comic collectors or anime fans extremist too.

Draksune July 28, 2010, 1:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #66124

Uh oh… I see where this is going…

Game Over Sandy. D: Mother Fuhrer will be pleased nicht.

Please go and live with Maishul! SAVE YOURSELF!

Mika July 28, 2010, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #66125

HOW THE HELL DO U SUCK?!

StarSturdy July 28, 2010, 1:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #66126

mmm…forbidden sweets (at least i presume forbidden)

(nameless) July 28, 2010, 1:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #66129

Why not run around naked in public like everyone else, Sandy? :3

Max July 28, 2010, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #66130

@ Bambalooza: Lucy with a bazooka would be pretty friggin’ sweet, especially if she uses it to keep someone in line and suffers no reprimands for using it. XD

The boy cat sitting by the fountain in panel 3 looks like a palette swap of Abbey.

N8 July 28, 2010, 1:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #66136

@Bambalooza
You are actually requesting it? Sweeeeeet!~

@ Max
They aren’t really naked, they are covered in fur. You should look at a post I made 3 hours ago, just a little bit up the list, about the characters clothing. You might like it.

@N8
*highfives* Yes! Another supporter! Those were my thoughts exactly on how she would use it too.

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 2:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #66144

Abby is cheating on Daisy with Sue in the fountain scene!
… Or not.
I’ll bet on the ‘not’.

Blue July 28, 2010, 2:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #66148

Now I see what this chapter is about… It’s about Sandy’s side of life and what a normal day looks like… Not much story though, but will lead to bigger things, probably…

PhillDante July 28, 2010, 2:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #66176

You cant resist the chocolate.

joefox July 28, 2010, 3:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #66184

no sandy, it will go straight to your ***!

ChewySmokey July 28, 2010, 3:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #66187

Hey Joefox, do you alternately spell your handle “Jofoxx”?

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #66188

No, I mean the crazy ones that fursuit. That’s taking it kind of far for me. But I’m fine with furry comics and stuff.

Griallia July 28, 2010, 3:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #66189

I do hope she doesn’t raise her tail too much during a client meeting… it seems everything down there would be shown XD XP

404found July 28, 2010, 3:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #66190

Nvm me. I figured It’s just cos play. Just let me crawl under a rock now.

BTW

Posted image

Griallia July 28, 2010, 3:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #66199

@404notFound

I think that’s the point…..


FANSERVICE!!!

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 4:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #66211

@Bambalooza
<<;; … Please don’t… No fanservice

Edit: Except Lucy with a bazooka. xD

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 4:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #66213

@Rhyme:
Ah, sorry. Just kidding ^_^’…

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 4:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #66217

There are too many people who are scared to like comics like this in case they are labeled as a “furry”. I read a lot of “furry” comics not because I have a wiered obsession with anthro animals, but because I like the story and the art.

Lemon-Guy July 28, 2010, 4:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #66231

I can relate to Sandy and the chocolate. looool~

Cute page though, I’ve grown a like for Sandy now because of this chapter.. just.. not a like for MikexSandy. ><”

Rachel Vang July 28, 2010, 5:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #66242

@Bambalooza
^w^ I know, I was messing around too.

@Everyone
Can we please not start a debate on whether or not the comic is ‘furry’ or what kind of furry it is? Does it really matter? It is great art, an amazing story, and detailed memorable characters with actual personality and feelings that give them life. You should like it for those reasons and not care what ‘category’ it falls into.

Rhyme July 28, 2010, 5:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #66254

@Bambalooza

Yes Fanservice! But then…half the characters are clothes-less anyway so…How exactly does that work? :P

Draksune July 28, 2010, 5:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #66256

I CAN’T DECIDE ON SANDY OR LUCY WITH MIKE! DX

Damn you interwebs and the awsome comics you provide me on this slow computer. ;^;

Rawroms July 28, 2010, 5:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #66271

Sandy shoulda gotten peanut butter cookies.
It’s like they’re created for royalty since they are so good.

Soul July 28, 2010, 5:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #66282

Yeah! You go Sandy! Who says you can’t have some chocolate? Chocolate makes everything better and you definitely need a pick me up. Great as always Taeshi.

Silvermane July 28, 2010, 6:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #66283

@everyone- to me this comic is an anthro- comic but not a “steriotypicle” furry comic. mikeXsandy 4life8-)

crimsondarkwolf July 28, 2010, 6:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #66294

Excellence as always Taeshi. Keep up the good work.

TheLightorTheDark July 28, 2010, 6:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #66311

Being diebetic, I have the all the time diet, but somedays all it takes to really make a good day is just one muffin.

Guy July 28, 2010, 7:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #66315

Uhh… Is she supposed to be buying a skirt that will moon everyone (panel 4)? Tail kinda gets in the way…

Djorra July 28, 2010, 8:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #66324

Go here! I’m so happy she bought some chocolate :)

hi July 28, 2010, 8:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #66331

Oh. No. She. Di-int’! Lol- her mom DID say she could get what she wanted…omnomnom VICTORY. :)

Aglet July 28, 2010, 8:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #66365

I want chocolate now…

Yoshi-Fue July 28, 2010, 9:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #66377

Finally all caught up on the comic. Dare say I’m hooked.

By the way, for any of you who haven’t seen “Inception” in theatres, see it. Personally, I think it tops Dark Knight, though I have to admit that they are both classic (but in drastically different ways).

guest July 28, 2010, 10:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #66398

Just a nice relaxing afternoon for Sandy.
I like Sandy’s mood ears!
~
****** will return.

wierdplatformer July 28, 2010, 10:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #66406

chocolate taste so much better when u havent had it in a long time ^-^

lolzz July 28, 2010, 10:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #66407

YEAH SANDY, FIGHT THE STEREOTYPE!! SCARF DOWN THAT OCCASIONAL CAKE WITHOUT PURGING IT RIGHT AFTER!!! :D

Ud the Imp July 28, 2010, 10:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #66422

THIS IS THE MOST ****ING DELICIOUS TRIUMPH EVER TASTED

MMMPHMMPHMPHMMPHOHGODIT’SSOTASTYYYYYY

Knight July 28, 2010, 11:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #66425

;) Niiiiceee. You mush devore the chocolate! (fail)

Crystal July 28, 2010, 11:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #66431

Isn’t ‘Ricketer’ missing the E? Is that the mistake, because it looks like ‘Rickter’
:P
@Yappy
LOL. I couldn’t agree more.

AllieKaaos July 28, 2010, 11:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #66456

Aaand finally up to date with this comic! I have to say that after going through the entire archives I really enjoyed what I’ve read.

Snorlax July 29, 2010, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #66477

It looks like Rickter because Rickter is correct.

Taeshi July 29, 2010, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #66491

I can only imagine what’s happened to that poor locker. Is it lying, broken in body and spirit, in some dark alley-way? Drowning in its own blood?

She looks quite happy now.

Skygaze July 29, 2010, 1:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #66494

so i just found this comic and i LOVE it! i totally ship lucyxmike, but I do admit that if sandy had been introduced right at the beginning of the comic, i’d probably go for sandyxmike because i totally believe in long distance relationships (my boyfriend moved to china; i live in washington). i know that this might be reading waaaay into it, but I feel like that since sandy wasn’t introduced until later, we’re probably meant to favor lucyxmike because that’s we first know. does that make sense?

johnnyBUZZ July 29, 2010, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #66499

I am starting to see that there isn’t going to be some big plot twist involving Sandy, and that this chapter’s only purpose is to show what her life is like, to get us away from the idea of her being some mysterious person that we don’t know what they are up to…

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #66508

@JohnnyBUZZ
That may be, but you forget, we are supposed to think of these characters as real people since this comic reflects realistic drama. While Sandy was introduced later, you have to remember that Mike has known her since childhood, and that she was his first love that he never truly got over. Many would say that Lucy is his better choice since she has loyally been by his side this whole time, but from Mike’s point of view Lucy only wanted him for protection from loneliness, not as a romantic interest. He would have been more than willing to become romantically involved with Lucy, if she chose to open up and show it; but because she didn’t, he clung to Sandy’s past love to keep him sane, and kept hoping for both Sandy (to still feel the same way back) and Lucy (to confess). By the time Lucy FINALLY opened up and confirmed it, not just hinting at it, she had already pushed Mike so far away romantically that he had started to give up on her and was depending more on Sandy (much to his peers distress, since they all saw what he didn’t: Lucy working up the nerve to tell him). So if she really truly loves Mike and wants him to remain in her life instead of giving up on him and him giving up on her, she needs to fight harder for him than she would have had to if she confessed her love a few months earlier.

I think that about sums it up… Anybody wanna back me up? I tried to keep it MikexLucy and MikexSandy neutral…

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 1:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #66529

._. Why do people rarely comment on my explanations/point of view on a subject? I put a lot of work and thought into those… Is it because they are so long, and you guys are like “Aah! Wall of text! I don’t want to read that.” Or because you think they are so off that they don’t deserve to be acknowledged? I did that one on long distance relationships on the last page that got a little discussion, and then clothes one awhile ago here that got nothing, no response at all. And then there’s one above…
I hope in reality it is just because you guys unspokenly agree with them, but I like feedback… Please?

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #66537

DON”T EAT THAT OR YOU WILL GET FAT AND NO ONE WILL LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!

Rick Astley July 29, 2010, 1:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #66541

I agree with Rhyme; the only problem with it is the question that everyone likes to ask~”Why did Mike crack when he did?” probably thinking logically that if he hadn’t gave up on Lucy before her outburst of love-they could have(had?) a chance. Then there are the responses saying “Mike doesn’t deserve anyone.” because of -How- he reacted to lucy rather than the timing. xD..and unfortunately, I feel for Mike and am biased torwards MikexSandy because I’m kind of dealing with a long distance relationship of sorts. On a random note, I think-MikexLucy mildly matches the long lost idea of AshxMisty from Pokemon relationship wise-or at least it used to.

TarakoHarugi July 29, 2010, 1:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #66550

Rhyme is defiantly right, but I still think it would be interesting to see Mike and Sue get together.

starfighter-105 July 29, 2010, 2:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #66566

I gotta say Rhyme, going off your last insight in BCB workings, you raise a good point, and one I support myself. As far as LucyxMike goes, it’s a classic case of too little too late. Lucy waited too long to admit to her true feelings for Mike, and though I know that action took a lot of guts for someone with the issues she has, after so long, even the gutsiest of actions don’t amount to much. Let’s face it, she may have sincerely had feelings for Mike, but she still used him as an emotional crutch for most of their lives, and I think at this point all of his interest in her (and sympathy for her, imho), has been nearly all dried up. No matter how understanding a crutch may be, some form of resentment will eventually arise from being leaned on for so long and recieving very little in return. Now don’t get me wrong, Mike ain’t no saint in all this either. He had some major making up to do after all but abandoning Lucy during his and Sandy’s time together, and his posessiveness in “Cracks in the Ice” was totally uncalled for. As far as the former goes, I’d say at this point his debt is pretty much repaid, though I really have no good excuse for the latter other than he’s human…erm…figuratively speaking, that is. Honestly, though I know I’m gonna make some enemies saying this, I just can’t see much hope for any LucyxMike pairings in the future. The interest from both characters, though lingering in some ways, is all but gone as far as I can tell. There’s something tangible with Mike and Sandy though. From her I think he feels a genuine love not something that feels tainted and uncertain, and it certainly looks like Sandy does indeed love her Maishul. As I said before, if something doesn’t give soon in them getting to see eachother, there’s not much hope here…but as it stands, even with the difficulties, a MikexSandy pairing would make…well…more sense, if you ask me.

Anywho, I’ll cease my incessant rambling now, as I’m fairly certain if I continue I’ll delve into the realms of the nonsensical.

Also…MikexPaulo…totally shipping this as far as non-canon goes. :D

Void July 29, 2010, 4:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #66574

awwww…. i want some chocolate!!!!

Meg July 29, 2010, 5:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #66589

Unfortunately agree with void - though I totally hope for LucyxMike - I just can’t see it happening (short of some kind of tragedy cliche - which I would be totally okay with). So… MikexLONELYNESS - if Lucy can’t have him, no one can >:D

So, yeah July 29, 2010, 6:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #66602

This comic is EPICALCOPTARS.
Mostly because it contains Sandy. Yaaay, Sandy~ MikeXSandy OTP.

Crystal CP252 July 29, 2010, 7:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #66604

Wooooo!Omn Nom Nom Mmmm Nom

Fox Eternal July 29, 2010, 8:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #66615

Void…. I completely agree… I just needed someone to say it first

Goggles July 29, 2010, 9:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #66644

SONIC COLORS! HA! IM THE FIRST TO KNOW ABOUT IT BUT NOT REALLY

IT WILL APPEEEEEAR








Don’t ask. Random crazy attack.

True Liar July 29, 2010, 11:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #66648

Was your “grave error” the fact that Sandy only has three fingers in the Choco panel?

Delta July 29, 2010, 11:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #66664

@Delta
It was a grammar mistake in panel 2. “Whatever, I want?” was the former but it has been fixed.

SkylineFaux July 29, 2010, 11:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #66671

first time reading the comic to start: it’s awesome
now to my comment:
void makes a rather strong point but if the comic is meant to be a MikexLucy pairing maybe… who knows sandy finds someone else… or a tragedy happpens… like… death… or to not get hated by the sandy lovers… amnesia y’know just to get the drama going ;D (my username is basically impossible to pronounce, and unique xP)

Xydrek July 29, 2010, 11:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #66676

To your page comment, you DON’T suck! I love this comic and thank you for working so hard on it. Good job and have a nice day.

Hoheh July 29, 2010, 11:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #66683

@Void
Yay! Feedback! Okay, serious now. I agree that both have been unfair to each other at times, and it was for personal interest, I don’t think Mike was in the wrong when confronting her about stuff she did. While he may not love her back (yet…maybe), he still does care for her, and so it was his lingering instinct to protect her that drove him. Just because he is uncertain about the relationship stuff doesn’t mean he is going to give up being a good friend, even though after denying her she is driving him away again. I also agree with if left on their own, Lucy won’t fight for Mike as she should, and Mike won’t give her the time of day; but the thing is, they aren’t on their own. They have a huge group of friends that are supporting Lucy and want things to work out between her and Mike, and Mike still hasn’t told Sandy what is going on. We don’t know how she will react when she finds out (because she also like Lucy, and regrets how Mike treats Lucy when he is with her) and if there are people pushing Lucy to try and pushing Mike to give Lucy the chance she deserves, I think it could definitely work out…

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 12:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #66684

@Xydrek [xz-eye-der-eh-ck]
You should look at the first part of my post that Void is referring to, it talks about all that ‘meant to be’ stuff.

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 12:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #66697

/me has a random thought that actually seems plausible.

Well, you know how Tessa is filthy stinkin’ rich and leaves at the end of this year for college? WELL, sending away parties happen to be very convenient plot sequences. SO, Tessa throws a party with her closest friends (ie: Paulo, Mike, Lucy, Sue, Daisy, Abbey, David, maybe McCain, and all associated hangers on) and spikes the punch.

Chaos ensues.

Between David trying to high-beam the chandelier, McCain spouting off random political nonsense, Paulo hitting on Daisy then getting into a fight with Abbey, Daisy, Sue, and Tessa don’t notice Lucy slip off.

Except for Mike.

In a semi-drunken state, he decides to follow her and finds her crying quietly on the patio/porch/deck. He sits down beside her. They have a few words involving love, life, and the pursuit of happiness.

Insert kissing scene that progresses to more… heated events.

—-

See? It works!! Kinda…. I mean, it’s more of a drunken-impulse than a true romantic moment, but you can’t make out intensely with someone and say that it was “just a kiss”. Drama, angst, and girlfriend issues follow, and we have morez to the arcz.

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 12:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #66703

I still don’t see any major problems with the comic /:l

Max July 29, 2010, 12:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #66716

Dammit… I still know that Mike and Lucy are meant to be…

But whenever we get a scene with Sandy, I get all confused…

Steve-O July 29, 2010, 12:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #66725

Atleast sandy WEARS clothes

Zoey July 29, 2010, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #66726

@ Bambalooza (jaw drops to floor) How is it possible that such a random thought can make so much sense! The chaos it would cause would be fantastic! (Insert insane laughter here).

TheLightorTheDark July 29, 2010, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #66734

just finished reading through the archives.

this. comic. is. awesome.

it is crazy, over dramatized, and overly complex. just. like. High School!

you have dealt with most of the problems high schoolers really have to deal with (not all there is no limit to how many problems high schoolers deal with) and you have shown realistic ways on how they deal with it.

even while you write your characters as rather realistic high schoolers, you are also able to use the fact that they are anthro’s quite humorously, while there is a lot of sad stuff in your comic there is also a lot of fun to.

there also seems to be a verrrrry devoted fan base, none of the other comics i read have this many and such detailed comments.

i cant wait for tomorrows comic!

aqua July 29, 2010, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #66750

@ 8feet: Nice quote ^^

@Void and Rhyme, you made very good points. It’s somewhat of a tragedy for Lucy, though. I’m still hoping that she can find somebody, but not before she really grows as an independent character and learns how to stand alone. When that happens, I would be so happy for her to find someone who loves her back, because then I’ll know that she actually really loves him and it’s not just dependency. ^^

Skygaze July 29, 2010, 1:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #66770

@TheLightorTheDark
YESH. I HAS A WIN.
Moving on from my egotism, thanks! I’m glad I won your approval.

@Skygaze
1. See my hypothesis above
2. LucyXPaulo anyone?

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 2:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #66775

@Bambalooza
… O.O YOU ARE F**KING GENIUS! Seriously, nice work!
Edit: *facepalm* And then you had to ruin it by saying LucyxPaulo…

@Skygaze
The thing is, Lucy is so emotionally unstable, I don’t think she could really become ‘independent’. She is always going to need someone, and Mike knows her better than anyone else. I don’t think it is a matter of Micheal questioning her love, it is just that he needs to see that she really wants it and isn’t going to make it blow up in his face, and not just because she thinks she is losing him… I guess the more I have talked and thought about it all, I have become MikexLucy… I like Sandy and all, but the whole long distance relationship and the time they have been apart, it just seems unlikely…

@Zoey
See my explanation on clothing a ways up the posts for this page…

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 2:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #66789

@Rhyme
Lulz, sorry. *deletes LucyXPaulo*

Anyway, Jacking into your and Skygaze’s debate:
Love in the form of “I WANT YOUR KITTENS” (ie: romance, marriage, kiddies, etc.) does not necessarily have to happen for Mike to care for Lucy. True, he had a fairly hard crush on her back in 8th and part of 9th grade, but that’s not necessarily pre-requisite to “Here, cry on my shoulder”.

“Another Shoulder” is a good example: Paulo is more interested in Lucy being hotter than a tamale and isn’t exactly in love in the stereotypical shippable manner. However, he still provides a shoulder to cry on and ALMOST a way of escape (however terrifying it’d be in the morning). The same can be said of Abbey->Daisy (before they got together) and… well, maybe not David->Paulo, since I’m pretty sure Taeshi isn’t shipping yaoi pairings anytime soon.

FINAL EDIT:
Should I turn “A Wild Night Partying” (what I’ve named that concept up above) into a Fanfic?

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 2:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #66800

@Bambalooz
Ya, I agree, they could still just be friends, but it seems like at this point Lucy wants all or nothing (because if Mike falls for someone else like he is, he will eventually leave Lucy) in order to keep Mike hers. Plus, they just seem so right for each other [fan moment, sorry]… Kinda like how Paulo and Tessa seem right for each other, if only Tessa would quit playing hard to get and let Paulo date her. (He would sure be less likely to do stupid things like sleep with 2 other girls and attempt a third) So ya…
Fanfic? What if it becomes real though? O.o

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 2:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #66806

@Rhyme
All or nothing? At this point, I’m pretty sure Lucy would settle for: “I don’t hate you THAT much…”

Quote: “He KNOWS now!! We’ll never be the same again! He hates me so much….”
IE: “If Mike would just stop hating me….”

So no, I believe that canon shuts down that part of your argument….

Made for? Well, I dunno, the SandyXMike thing seems pretty fairy-tale-happy-ending so far, so the same argument can be made for SandyMike.

On the other hand, I’d say that Mike and Lucy are more of a case of “Opposites Attract” + “Deliciously Curvy Figure (Lucy)” + “Athletically Handsome (Mike)” + “Long Distance IDK (MikeXSandy = ??)” = MikeXLucy

“Stunningly Beautiful (Sandy)” + “Athletically Handsome (or cute, edited for age)(Mike) + “Way Too Much Time Together (where they spent so much time together that they ended up ignoring Lucy, but became really close friends in the process)” = MikeXSandy


OH ALSO:
We’ll have to see if Taeshi decides to take the concept. Maybe i should post it in the forums…

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 3:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #66812

@Bambalooza
I know she would settle for mike “not hating her”, but if she wants to keep him with her, she is going to have to convince him and make it a relationship (all) or he is going to find someone else [Sandy] and eventually leave her (nothing). I meant that from Mike’s point of view, not Lucy’s.
If that makes more sense…

I knew I shouldn’t have taken sides… ^^;; Should have stayed neutral, cause otherwise it creates arguments…
I rescind my announcement! I am neither SandyxMike or LucyxMike… (like that will work v.v)

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #66820

Eh. I use too much math, either way.

Ah, from MIKE’S point of view, that makes MUCH more sense. I mean, it’s effectively all or nothing, since Lucy and Mike can still be friends, but he’ll leave her to get married with Sandy and then they’ll have little kittens and Lucy’ll be all: aaaaaangst, I has a nobody.

Lessee… Paulo doesn’t like her that way, Abbey’s taken, Lucy isn’t into Dogs (David), Tessa’s female and I’m pretty sure Lucy only goes for guys, Final Fantasy Cat isn’t Lucy’s type, and…. urgh.

Short of a new character, I don’t think Lucy’s gonna find anyone else in their little group….

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 3:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #66841

@Bambalooza
Agreed. Poor Lucy… What ever will she do? I hope for her sake she doesn’t give up on Mike…

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 4:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #66845

Maybe she goes to the Emo Side?


…weird mental picture of Lucy+Spike-Mohawk+blackpainted nails+Black jeans+chains+black lipstick+earrings.

That’s more goth/punk than Emo, but either way, it’s a weird mental picture.

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 4:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #66861

@Rhyme what about that daniel guy from the last ark?

Erez July 29, 2010, 4:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #66896

@ Bambalooza: You know what’s scary? That theory of yours is so…. tangible and canon. o_o Sheesh, anything can happen in this comic! Plus, Tess is bound to have a graduation party…

If you’re writing a fanfic on it, make sure and link it here so I can read it!!! 8D


@ Rhyme: You make a good point in that. It’ll be near impossible for Lucy to remain in a healthy friendship with Mike, if he ever does go the whole way with Sandy. Either Mike and Lucy get together, or their relationship might as well be considered null. Unless, that is, Lucy does get over her dependency issues, but that will be near impossible to overcome. I mean, this problem of her’s has been going into her Sophomore year. If she’s not going to end up with Mike, then I’m wondering if she’s going to end up finding anyone at all. Paulo doesn’t seem like the kind of person who’s going to settle. Ever.

Maybe I should just join the little “SHE SHOULD TOTALLY START A BAND WITH ZACK” club.

Skygaze July 29, 2010, 5:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #66905

I have been thinking (which usually leads to overcomplicated ideas). What if Sandy is actually closer to Mike than he realizes? Like the next town over or something?

Around July 29, 2010, 5:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #66910

@Erez
He was a guest appearance. A character a friend of Taeshi’s made up and she did is for fun, I believe. He was not meant to appear again.

@Bambalooza
… That image is haunting… @.@ *trying to unsee*

@Skygaze
Yay, another person looking at this realistically rather than who would make the cutest couple. I was starting to fear Bambalooza and I were the only ones (that voiced it anyways). And I couldn’t agree with you more.

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 5:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #66917

@Around
He knows the city where she lives, and it is a long ways away. They have said the name of it a few times, and Mike could probably point to it on a map. It is nowhere near the town that the BCB group lives in.

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 5:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #66943

It took me two days, but im have finally read this from start to present >: ( hmm, IM SO CONFLICTED DUDE she looks so nice but im stilll kinda pro LucyXMike but iknow that that relationship doesnt have a snowballs chance in hell at this point… FFFF- imma wait for friday…

TheShadowMonster July 29, 2010, 6:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #66956

Edit: @Erez
Never mind, I guess I was thinking of Liam. I don’t remember a Daniel though…

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 6:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #66961

Sandy becoming fat off of chocolate, with a pack of Oreos in one hand and a bag of Snickers in the other… Oddly… That would be quite entertaining…x]

Mika July 29, 2010, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #66986

Best part:

“Maishul… do you think I’m fat?”
“No… why would I think you’re fat?”

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 6:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #66998

Paulo walks in and sees her.
O.O “DAAAAAAAAAAAAMN! Baby got back!”


xDDD Roflcopter

Rhyme July 29, 2010, 7:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #67026

Rhythm, if you want feedback on a theory/thought etc do it on the forums. That’s what it’s for. Doing it in this comment system is stupid because it’s hidden in the first place and some don’t give a ****.

Taeshi July 29, 2010, 7:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #67034

That came off as rmean but I just think it’s silly to get whiny over a lack of feedback on a comment’s system about a specific page. Doesn’t work that way!

Taeshi July 29, 2010, 7:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #67036

@ Rhyme and Bambalooza: Nahhh, that’ll never happen… as long as she continues burning calories by abusing lockers. ;D

@TheShadowMonster: ROFL, I love that. “A Snowball’s chance in Hell” Lol xD

Skygaze July 29, 2010, 7:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #67046

Awww…. Taeshi-sama didn’t see my idea….

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 8:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #67050

I read through every comment, I just assume many others wouldn’t.

Taeshi July 29, 2010, 8:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #67054

Yay!! You saw my fan theory thing then? How’d you like it? Is it actually worthy of being part of your plot?

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 8:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #67061

No.

Taeshi July 29, 2010, 8:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #67063

heh

snooths July 29, 2010, 8:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #67069

Lol, sorry Bambalooza xD But I’m sure lots of people would like that fanfic?

I would have called you Bamba, but that sounded strange. Then I thought that I should call you Looza, but that sounds like loser…. So I just said the whole name xD

Skygaze July 29, 2010, 8:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #67075

Ouch. o_o”

Rachel Vang July 29, 2010, 9:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #67083

Awwww…

That’s okay tho! I didn’t actually expect it happen…

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 9:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #67093

You could always try writing it yourself. Tiz what Fan Fiction is there for xD

Ahwell, final page in a few hours, wonder what’s about to happen n the wonderful life of Sandy…

CociCookie July 29, 2010, 9:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #67101

(Found the comic and its too awesome to not continue to read it C: )

aaaaaaannyywway i think Lucy needs to find someone other then those in their “group”, someone like Abbey (cus hes so caring) but someone that can handle a lot of punching! (OH MAH GAWD LUCY ATTACK!)
Srsly, i think that LucyxMike wont work (even if i want to) probably cus Mike is so stuck with sandy in his thoughts, 90% of his brain is only Sandy :o

@Taeshi; Im a new reader and i absolutely love this comic :D (btw i c you point out a lot that you suck, u dont… okey?)

@Rhyme; I dont usually write anything myself but i like to read others discussion, so just keep up the good work! <( ^.^ )>

(Edit: one more thing, where is rickter? is it a made up town or? i cant possibly know since i just live on the other side of the world)

Sacredic July 29, 2010, 9:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #67107

@CociCookie
In the planning stages as we speak! Just had to research Tessa’s house…. Is it okay if I add a pool?

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 10:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #67129

@Bambi- I mean Bambalooza
Awesome, remind me to read it when it’s done xD Also I dunno, Ask Taeshi? Though Tess is rich sooo it wouldn’t surprise me if she did.

CociCookie July 29, 2010, 10:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #67135

http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/forum/ 66808.html#post

If you care about the fanfic yet. And I dunno, Taeshi’s kinda offline….. I think.

Bambalooza July 29, 2010, 10:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #67175

BCB is barely holding 5th place, must vote…

(nameless) July 29, 2010, 11:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #67195

@ Bambalooza: …. You did it! You wrote it! *goes to read*

Wait… no, you haven’t done it yet.

But I’ll be waiting >D

Skygaze July 30, 2010, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #67197

@Taeshi
I’m sorry… I didn’t mean for that to sound whiny, I just wanted feed back… As for the forum, to be honest I have only been here for 4 days, so I didn’t know about the forum… This commenting part just seemed to be the active part of discussion, so I stuck here. I personally do read all the comments, so… But, I wont do it again. Sorry Taeshi.

Rhyme July 30, 2010, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #67199

…..I’m still trying to figure out what the grave error is….
Is it not that visible, or am I really just that stupid?
Anyways, this is probably the only place I don’t hate Sandy….Shopping is fantastic…And the fact that she’s not all like “omg calories! no thnx” gives her a lot of respect points from me…
Go sweets!! Furious Abbey

Blaize July 30, 2010, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #67200

Also. It is now 11:20.

I so badly want the last page to show up in exactly 40 minutes D8

Skygaze July 30, 2010, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #67203

@Bambalooza
Way to go! Nice job.

Rhyme July 30, 2010, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #67212

:)

Draixen July 30, 2010, 12:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #67213

?? What are we congratulating me on? ‘Cause I haven’t actually done anything….

Bambalooza July 30, 2010, 12:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #67216

@Bambalooza
On the Fanfic… o.o

Rhyme July 30, 2010, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #67219

OOOOOHHHHHH

Okay. Thanks!

Bambalooza July 30, 2010, 12:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #67225

Woohoo!
Panel 3, epic trademark nakednes. O the series is back baby!

Kasey July 30, 2010, 12:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #67226

… Sorry, wasthat too weird?

Kasey July 30, 2010, 12:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #67229

no. not at all.

Hello Friend July 30, 2010, 1:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #67625

Chocolate makes everything okay! :D

Solario the Visored July 30, 2010, 4:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #67774

I guess in a economy were 40 to 60% of the population don’t or barely use clothes they have to be high priced as hell

Coyote July 30, 2010, 11:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #67913

Oh hey look it’s Abbey…

Gtrhero July 31, 2010, 9:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #67923

where is abbey

j the fourth July 31, 2010, 9:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #68103

Haha. It just occured to me that the guy in panel six is blushing at Sandy. XD Aww.

Also, yay for chocolate. :P Naughty naughty model.

ravengal July 31, 2010, 8:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #106318

chocolate heals a lot =], until u O.D on it then it does the opposite

ACDC KING October 17, 2010, 5:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #128953

I really like this page. Sorta cute, with loads of angsty wishfullness. And an AWESOME CHOCLATE STAND

SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 5:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #139253

is it me or douse the fountain sort of cut short, idk it looks like it to me

i shall for now remain anonamis.

anonamis(cant spell) December 27, 2010, 8:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #141012

I have to say… It bugs me that I’m starting to like Sandy. I do not *want* to like Sandy. Stop that. >.>

Taylor January 8, 2011, 8:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #150727

Taeshi needs to stop being so critical of herself. Her drawing is a lot better than she makes them out to be. I’d give my left foot for this drawing skill in an instant.

Fourwind March 7, 2011, 2:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #160822

Chocolate. The Ultimate Comfort food.

Anthonydafox May 11, 2011, 9:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #162657

An artist’s or writer’s or musician’s biggest and most honest critic is himself/herself.

But I don’t think Taeshi should beat herself up so hard. She’s doing fine. Really. :D

NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 22, 2011, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #165082

I think this page is great! You said you thought it was awful! Why would you say that? It is more like awesome!!!!!! :D

kittysadie June 2, 2011, 8:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #168248

Nuh. No me gusta Sandy.

KiwiKoala June 20, 2011, 5:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #174849

I see no problem with an artist wanting to critique him/herself. It’s natural for artists, always striving to be better, even if they’re already pretty skilled.

Flara July 29, 2011, 1:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #181112

That’s it, Sandy dear. Have a damn cookie.

Life is not meant to be one hundred percent controlled.

She is like three inches away from going punk.

Fruvous September 8, 2011, 8:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #182398

Glad we’re finally learning a bit more about Sandy :)

JayFeather21 September 17, 2011, 7:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #213479

I can understand if you say that the page is horrible, but saying that it’s the WORST PAGE EVER just doesn’t make sense.
Comparing this to the pages in your early years(Chapters 1-41 not edited versions), this isn’t so bad by quality
Really, don’t be so hard on yourself

Sycrin April 3, 2012, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #242553

I see the guy at the fountin looks like paulo and abbey if they had a baby

Jacob April 5, 2013, 7:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #252298

Honestly I’m starting to feel like Sandy deserves even better than Mike haha
I’ve really grown to like her character, she’s sensible and kind hearted. I feel like it would be pretty interesting if she and Lucy met up and were somehow on good terms.

Ket July 3, 2013, 9:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #254002

Okay, My Opinion: Sandy, she’s Great and all. My main problem is how mike acts when he’s influenced by her, maybe if he were a bit less needy I’d like him more…

Barosepha July 17, 2013, 11:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #284498

MAGIC CHOCLETE POWER

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 28, 2014, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #285234

Up skirt shot

TemplarArchon_Hunter August 12, 2014, 11:20 PM EST.

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