On Our Own — Page 3
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Oliver’s Commentary

I applied a new kind of texture to this page and the previous ones. I think this chapter looks really beautiful now, Veronica did a great job.

There was a fair bit of revision done to the dialogue on this page, too. Vero cleaned up a lot of it. The thing that you don’t realise when writing a script for pages like these is that it's so easy to lapse into WORDS WORDS WORDS WORDS, even if they seem like a simple paragraph in a text file. In other words, can see how easily you can end up with wacky gamers and talking Xboxes if you don't keep the visuals in mind the whole way through. :S

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233 Reader Comments On This Page

Comment ID #181210

Lucy! You’re not supposed to like the guy who tried to sexually assault your friend! Bad Lucy, bad! No dinner for you tonight!

Smash Genesis September 9, 2011, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #181211

Lucy luce gonna get herself in trouble…

Wheat September 9, 2011, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #181212

Poor Lucy :’( Forever Alone

LikexMucy September 9, 2011, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #181213

Hey takes a special bus.

CallMeTom September 9, 2011, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #181214

Poor Lucy, she’s so desperate for a friend right now ):

JayJay September 9, 2011, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #181215

Poor lucy. i just hope FF cat isn’t a jerk like i think i have been led to believe.

Teeroy766 September 9, 2011, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #181216

>_< I wonder what she’s expecting. Can’t be too much.

FShounen September 9, 2011, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #181217

ha I like how she runs in panel 5

Emma September 9, 2011, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #181218

Lucy’s leg looks sort of awkward on the fifth panel.


And ohoho! Do I sense a LucyxAugustus chapter? :/

Flara September 9, 2011, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #181219

Lucy~ where’s liam?
Also, it’s a trap!

Hamshi September 9, 2011, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #181220

Looks good!

I love this new style~

Poor Lucy :C

Vexie September 9, 2011, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181221

I dont like him!!! He’s EVIL.

Atlas September 9, 2011, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181222

Oh boy Lucy what are we getting ourself into?

Anon September 9, 2011, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181223

I don’t know what’s going on anymore in this chapter. :x :/

Panel two has me a bit confused and how Augustus took Lucy’s words. Beyond that, I don’t know what direction this chapter is going… guess I’ll find out next week.

Blue Sly September 9, 2011, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181224

I like this new filter much better. Can’t wait to see what happens next, but now we have to wait until Monday. Thanks Taeshi, I like were this is going.

Deuce Moose September 9, 2011, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181225

:question: Be careful Lucy…

Day~Day September 9, 2011, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181226

i am really starting to like the new style also i really like the background in this page

blue magic September 9, 2011, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #181227

yay he feels pity!

Timni September 9, 2011, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #181228

lmao, love the goth/punk whatever kid in the first panel. Lucy is cute in this style, Augustus still needs some work. >< unless he’s meant to look that ugly.

Fred September 9, 2011, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #181229

yay, one more page :) funny style still there.

Migrant forgot his pin September 9, 2011, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #181230

This style really is starting to look very anime(ish). Lol I used to dislike Lucy for being deranged and needy, but I like the way Augustus deals with it, indifference and logicz ;)

Vulpinewolf September 9, 2011, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #181231

Augustus is so hot in your new style. @_@ Used to hate him, now I’m leaning towards AxL rather than PxL.

Sam September 9, 2011, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #181232

Well, this is /definitely/ going places. Oh, Lucy…

Anyway, maybe we’ll see a bit more about Augustus’s own home/after-school life? Wonder how that’ll work in three pages… especially with Lucy around!

Toffee September 9, 2011, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181233

Augustus’ face in panel 3 I found really funny, though for a reason I can’t quite understand.

I must say I love this page, I think it looks beautiful. Much better than the two before it.

Shada September 9, 2011, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181234

Something tells me… that Lucy is in for another adventure, and so soon after her adventure with Paulo :O

ThatGuy September 9, 2011, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181235

I love that this comic updates RIGHT AT MIDNIGHT so I can read it before I go to work. Also, Augustus is easily the best male character in the series, Paulo being second. Gotta love Kamina Cat.

Ko September 9, 2011, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181236

I’m doing my one-in-a-million early chapter guess and thinking Lucy might meet the gang Augustus is a member of.
Also, OH GOD their eyes are amazing.
EDIT: just kidding. I doubt there’s time in a six-page chapter for them to meet. oh well.

Kurtispj September 9, 2011, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181237

For some reason, I enjoy when those two spend time together. But maybe Lucy wants something new and not complicated? She seems so sad…
By the way, the new style really fits Lucy. It’s beautiful. :)

I hope we’ll get to know, why Mike looked so angry back then. Well, you can only hope, right?

Lily September 9, 2011, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181238

YOU KNOW WHAT ELSE HE DOES??

EVIL STUFF.
THATS WHAT.

MissCaitlyn September 9, 2011, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #181239

I wonder if Augustus will do something evil…

Seriously, Lucy is acting all depressed and such, and Augustus is none for using that type of stuff.

Marks September 9, 2011, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #181240

SuitCase, did you just make a jab at Ctrl-Alt-Del? You jerk XD

CriticalQuit September 9, 2011, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #181241

panel 4 of her running just looks awkward and unnatural.

jamie mac September 9, 2011, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #181242

lol at Augustus’s face in panel 7 :p

Em September 9, 2011, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #181243

agustus’s ears went up when she said that… dirty agustus :P

Kyute September 9, 2011, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #181244

I am entertained by the difference in style between lucy’s and augustus’s eyes.

Quaddy September 9, 2011, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #181245

HOW TO BUY CLOTHES

I need to read that book :nope:

Memory Anemone September 9, 2011, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #181246

Love the guy’s shirt, Band Name Here, haha, this is such a great comic.

Deuce Moose September 9, 2011, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #181247

I like the new style, it seems to show more detail to the characters and less to the background and I quite like it.


Lucy’s face in first panel = lol

Marik September 9, 2011, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #181248

****ing buses man, I hate ‘em, (never have my pass) love this page! dunno why.

Adam Power September 9, 2011, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #181249

Lucy Lucy Lucy… You don’t get it… You can escape all of your problems for 15$ a month on World of Warcraft. It will bring you joy. Lol

Shadopaw September 9, 2011, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #181250

a new chapter a new school year. Whoohoo

Roxas September 9, 2011, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #181251

@Blue-Sly I would assume he thought for a moment that she was hitting on him.

LackLuster September 9, 2011, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #181252

WOAH! I only just noticed Augustus HAS NO PANTS! What the heck?!? That totally caught me off guard! O___O

Shadopaw September 9, 2011, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #181253

wait, this chapter is only six pages? (note to self: pay attention to the page count.)

Is it bad that i am almost hoping for Lucy X Agustus? I usual ship Lucy X Mike but now mike is acting like an *******!
At least Agustus just seems to be a guy with problems.

Maybe they can go to a con together and Cosplay as final fantasy characters, Agustus would do really good, i mean, his normal wardrobe is already half way there. i can’t decide on who Lucy would be, especially since i am weak in FF lore.

Edit: In relation to the Books sold meter (i haven’t bought one yet, they are a bit pricey for me at the moment, i don’t generally have a lot of money for use on the internet.), i think there needs to be a counter that shows just how many books have been sold so we don’t have to guess.

Teeroy766 September 9, 2011, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #181254

reveal more about Augustus and his background Taeshi

why? September 9, 2011, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #181255

lol is he saying he takes the little bus? or is there a super bad boy bus that i dont know about?

Kitsune September 9, 2011, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #181256

OHMYGODTHETEXTUREISSOMUCHBETTER~
I still dunno if I vow for new or old, though..

LemonFilling September 9, 2011, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #181257

Hmm, still unsure how I feel about this new style. I mean, I like it, but it still just feels odd to me. Hm…

Honestly, I’m a little surprised to see Lucy so adamant about doing something with Augustus. I mean, I know she doesn’t have her usual shoulder to hang onto, and that’s gotta be jarring for her. But of all the people in that school, is he really the only one that seems available to her?

Is it just the affable contempt bringing them together? Meh, guess we might see in a few pages.

Daeva September 9, 2011, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #181258

Oh, now that was a nice little jab at CAD, and is it just me or do they look more mature physically?

Fd September 9, 2011, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #181259

Lucy, if u follow him, u will learn a terrible truth

Redneck September 9, 2011, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #181260

Anyone else notice the book labeled “how to buy clothes” in pan 1

umm i mean…Wats wit ‘em booky things and thar silly titles, wat? dem gits need tah learn how ta buy glits for thar wears next?

And da little voice says “dont go on da bus boss!” but maybe Augy is wat Lucy needs ta cure her emo problems, and vice versa perhap luce is wat Augy needs ta not be a cog soggin’ grot humpin’ son of a Gretchin.

For da WAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!!

WAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!!! Boss September 9, 2011, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #181261

Have to agree with Smash. It’s surprising seeing Lucy like this with Augustus, of all people. o_o’

Skygaze September 9, 2011, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #181262

I like how there’s more detail to the background characters. I don’t know why, it just caught my attention.

NITWITY September 9, 2011, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #181263

He takes the short bus! Lol jk he prob takes a real bus out of town to his…that would get me banned i think…and then finally take a bus to daisys to lurk •_•
These faces may take a bit to get used to

DinR September 9, 2011, 12:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #181264

I actually wouldn’t be surprised if he took the short bus, or was in special needs classes for his behavior. I’m not saying that he’s retarded, or anything of the sort, but, speaking from personal experiences, kids can be put into those type of classes if they’re classified as ‘depressed’ or ‘socially inept’, which a lot of teachers probably see agustus’ type as.
Heck, from what we’ve seen from his home life (in one of the special comics, where there was another possibility for the whole daisyxagustus thing), he’s probably seen as a trouble maker, and they might have put him into special needs classes for his home life (theft, compulsive liar, warped sense of reality, is what some would label it as) and would try to help him with the placement.

Lucy might even catch a glimpse of his life, if she ends up following him along a road less traveled that he could take; back roads onto the other side of the train tracks, if you will.

My guess as to this chapter is probably Lucy going to agustus for guidance about mike, since paulo has a girlfriend, and she feels like one of the few people that she used to turn to, cant be turned to because he’s blocked off now (because of jazzy). Agustus will either take her in, in an attempt to fulfill his kukuku plans, or else he will brush her away, telling her to kindly gtfo.

And then david will spring out of the bushes with a lolrape face. .-. (probably not this part, but even still, laughs will ensue.)

the other white meat September 9, 2011, 12:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #181265

…ok this page sold me, after a couple of pages and letting it sink in I have agreed that I like the new art style. What sold me was the added detail and it made the comic 20% more c-………better. :unsure: *ahem* Um, all of that aside I think the art experiment was successful and you should stick to it.

Darf14 September 9, 2011, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #181266

high school buses are a nightmare D:

ChewySmokey September 9, 2011, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #181267

I distinctly remember Lucy and Augustus hating each other before. Why is Augustus putting up with this and Lucy wanting to follow a ra- Erm, I don’t need to say that.

But this is a pretty darn nice page. Keep up the good work Taeshi .^^

Bearcoon September 9, 2011, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181268

I like Augustus in panel 3. Not sure why, though.
By the way, loving the new art style overall.

B-man September 9, 2011, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181269

Ctrl+Alt+Del hate? Ouchness.

Still not liking the new style, at least with Augustus, it works fine enough with lucy - it’s probably the eyes.

Anon September 9, 2011, 1:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #181270

wow, lucy is now one of the idiots she believes everyone else to be…

“i know you tried raping my friend, and some guy you know tried to rape me and hurt my friends in an alley, but i’m going to go ahead and hang out with you cause i’m sad and can’t think for myself.”

anyone else hoping lucy gets hit by augustus’ bus?

i hope she does… might knock some sense into her. :/

Thanatos September 9, 2011, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #181271

I just noticed this, (i know you’ve been doing it for a while), that when you write comics, they always use one or two panels as a background for the rest. It looks really nice. I just wanted to say that.
Also, I’m pretty sure Lucy wasn’t expecting that. That is all.

TheReturnOfNonsensical September 9, 2011, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #181272

I can’t say I’m digging the new style personally. It just seems a bit bubbly. I can’t put my finger on it… it just seems like the style requires more detail on the characters to pull off. Things look a bit TOO smooth. For example, Lucy looks like she’s made of wax, instead of fur.

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mean it’s bad… I just think there is something missing for it to be excellent.

rellly September 9, 2011, 1:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #181273

“How to buy Clothes”
“angst angst angst”
I really love the names you give books

Really like the new art style too, makes everything look….cuter, can’t wait to see Paulo

Plus it looks like Lucy is on *another* adventure, while there has’nt been a chapter focusing on Mike for ages

The Todd September 9, 2011, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #181274

I guess nobody carries their homework home or anything. xD

Lucy wants to hang out with Augustus or something? Whoa o_o

Anyway, I like how the artwork is panning out. Lucy does look a little strange with this new art style, but it’s overall very crisp and smooth. I like how the texture matches with it.

nanxi September 9, 2011, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #181275

With the “How about home” comment from him earlier… and his reaction now…

I think he’s homeless.

Biblioholic September 9, 2011, 1:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #181276

I still prefer the other style, but this page is so pretty! ^_^ The new style is very nice.

Rosemarie September 9, 2011, 1:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #181277

oh lucy :( everyone loves augustus and i support you oh so very much but dont be so clingy, it only gets you into trouble D:!!

sigh... September 9, 2011, 1:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #181278

I’m willing to bet that Augustus isn’t going to have the best home life himself. He’s either going to live in a complete dump, or really not get along with his parent(s). He might not even have any parents. Just my prediction, though.

Lumi September 9, 2011, 1:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #181279

Augustus takes the short bus.

Baeleox September 9, 2011, 1:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #181280

What’s up with Lucy’s face in panel 2? It looks… Squashed? Maybe it’s just me?

Also, her dialogue in panel 4 seems wierdly stilted. Does it really need the exclamation mark after “I mean”? Seems it would work better as 1 flowing sentance?

I think it’s pretty amusing how Augustus doesn’t really know how to react to Lucy when she’s being nice hahaha. Where’s your tough guy act NOW huh? :P

Edit:
Haha. Caught by the dumb post filter. I wonder what triggered that (This wondering is not an invitation to **** up the comments by speculating unless your name is SuitCase or Taeshi, or maybe LackLuster.)

Maverik September 9, 2011, 2:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181281

I love how suitcase pokes fun at Ctrl alt del in the page comment… haha words words words.

I’m really interested to find out where this chapter is going, keep it up guys! :3

Rjpoofy September 9, 2011, 2:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #181282

Doomed or otherwise, it’s pretty adorable how Lucy is clearly trying to befriend Augustus.

NtG September 9, 2011, 2:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #181283

Well, taking another bus IS technically taking another path, to another place, to another house XD

CTS4Kouhei September 9, 2011, 2:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #181284

Wow! Wait so who is doing the comic right now? Suit case or taeshi? I’m confused! @-@ anyway the color looks SO much better than before!!!! Its more bright and it stands out better! Before it was kinda foggy. But hey it’s all experimentation, right? Either way I can’t wait for Monday! Not only because of the (probably) awesome update, buuuuut its my 14th birthday as well!! What a great gift! Even though it’s not meant for me…. Oh well I’m going to feel special. :3 KEEP IT UP!!! And keep workin on that color with this beautiful new style!!! Your almost perfect!

Lemme Sleep plz September 9, 2011, 2:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #181285

Amazing coloring, lineart and new texture. A lot lively.
Yet Augustus’s eyes are still making him fugly, specially in the last 3 panels.

Ana aka Knux-the-Killer September 9, 2011, 2:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #181286

Aww, Augustut looks so cute in panel 3 ;) Almost lost your cool guy act there!

I can’t wait for the next page! Keep it up!

I would give anything if Daisy would see them walking together! Oh god the drama 8-D

huispe September 9, 2011, 2:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #181287

I’ll be quite honest, it’s hard to get attached to this new Rapist Cat. Mainly in the eyes area.

I didn’t notice the ground under Lucy in the 4th panel, and it looked like she was floating. XD

I can’t say the top right frame for Lucy looks right. At the same time, it doesn’t look wrong, either. If anything, I’d say that she seems a bit… uncanny, straddling the line between Cat and Human…. Meh, I’m just being dumb. Although the Pony-Tail Dog in the back ground of the 1st one kinda scaries me a bit.

All and all, I’m just trying to adjust to the new style. I’m so used to the previous set… heck, I was so used to the initial style, before I caught up however the heck long ago it was….. God, how time flies.

Anonymous September 9, 2011, 2:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #181288

I am REALLY digging this new style. Hope it works out well for you! 8-D

Asche September 9, 2011, 2:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #181289

i just found about this webcomic and spent an enttie day or so catching up to this point, and i think this is the best love/drama webcomic out there 8-)

demon_zak90 September 9, 2011, 3:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #181290

Teeroy, any exact count would always be off by a few anyway. Estimating based on the meter is probably just as accurate as I could be if there was a number.

Maverik, I really like her face in panel two. I don’t see the squashedness.

The fragments in “I mean! Before going home!” are supposed to convey her manner of speech as excited and uneasy. She is adding onto her sentence block by block. I can see how it’d be read as bad English, but it’s intentional. I hope the dialogue in BCB is up to the standard that people read things like that as entirely intentional.

Lemme Sleep plz, it’s all Veronica’s work, she’s just doing a new style. I just scripted this chapter out for her, and have written some of the page commentary.

I don’t understand why people are upset with Augustus. I think he looks genuinely great in this style.

Either way, I think it’s completely understandable that people are reacting to the updated look with “I prefer the old style”. Veronica reads that stuff and beats herself up about it. But I think it’s encouraging that so many people say “I kind of like this, but the old style was better”. There’s so many reasons why people would be inclined to prefer the familiar look: it was comfortable, it was better developed, it wasn’t in flux like this new one, it was cutesy and closer to an anime-inspired style.

But the tweaks that this style represents are an investment in the future of the comic. The expressions can be more nuanced, the colouring can convey a mood more effectively (just wait until page six!) and there’s zero opportunity to include the kind of lazy simplified anime faces Tracy Butler once railed against. So for people to like this style even if they prefer the old one is a great sign, as they will soon get used to it and likely change their preference once the teething problems (on both artist and reader side) are over.

SuitCase September 9, 2011, 3:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #181292

Hey Taeshi,
After reading SuitCase’s post, I think I’d like to clarify my comments yesterday.

I do like the new style, I love that you’re working in a new style and that you want to keep developing the art. I’ve always personally been a fan of simple animation styles. I loved Anime circa 1990 more then that of the detailed, ultra read styles of today.

But I, like many others, come to this comic to be entertained and you do that better then most (Your TWC rating should be indicative of that!) and will happily continue to enjoy my lunch three times a week while reading BCB until you choose to finish it, and then for reruns after that.

The art is beautiful. Please draw in anyway you feel you enjoy - I will continue to enjoy it.

PS Lucy really is gorgeous like this. If you produce some merch, I’ll buy it :) (Like a mug! I need a good new mug)

Terrh

TerrhbutnotTerrh September 9, 2011, 3:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #181293

I’m warming up to the new style, especially after the last two pages. Lucy looks really good in them! The perspective in the last panel worked out nicely too. I think a part of the problem people had with the style shift was that it was so sudden; a gradual change over time (like most comics as the artist improves) is lauded as artistic development, whereas this is kind of out of nowhere. But change is good in any form, and I like it.

Also lol that dog is more emo that Augustus.

The Good Doctor September 9, 2011, 3:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #181294

My honest opinion: I love whatever style the comic is in and actually at first I didn’t even notice there was a new style 0.o but then I realized why, it just fits so well with what’s going on! It immediately just slotted together and worked. I’m not sure if Augustus (btw that’s exactly how you spell my birth month in afrikaans :D) is in higher grade than lucy but I got the feel from the style that this is older kids because of the change in style.

Awesome work both of you guys! LOVE this comic :)

Antonie September 9, 2011, 3:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #181295

Call me inattentive, but I can’t tell that much of a difference in style. I see there’s more detail to Lucy’s face and I think that’s a good thing. Expression coveys emotion, and the better you can illustrate expression the easier it is to relate to a character on a human level. Either way, I don’t obsess over the art. The art serves to paint the setting and the action of the scene. Oftentimes, I’ll read Taeshi’s comments about a detail she’s unhappy with that I would have never noticed. I’m still thankful that the comic in color and shaded. Volume one had such a lonely feel without the vitality and energy of color.

Spectre39 September 9, 2011, 3:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #181296

It looks like Augustus didn’t expect her to make that sadface from the end of the last page… or that he does have a soul after all.
I mean, even Augustus is less of a jerk to Lucy than Mike is.

Different September 9, 2011, 4:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #181297

Love the new style.
It feels… New. And 20% more cooler.
Keep it up.

Cave J. September 9, 2011, 4:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #181298

Emo dog… looks exactly like someone I know… :nope:
also, I hope this chapter delves deeper in to the inner workings on Augustus…

The Stain on the Wall September 9, 2011, 4:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #181299

**** this is gonna end badly when she finds out about his little “job”

omnifarious September 9, 2011, 4:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #181300

first off i love the new style its awesomely epic

second i think its great that we get to find out more about Augustus and then people will finally stop calling him rape kitteh though i love calling him FF cat

third i think hanging out with Augustus will be good for Lucy maybe it will finally pull her out of her MikexSandy induced depression and possibly Mike gets a broken leg from Yashi still though i think we all just want to see Lucy happy again and if Augustus is what makes her happy then let her be happy….. hopefully Mike doesn’t do something to mess up her psyche even more

Keva September 9, 2011, 4:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #181301

I just read this ENTIRE comic over the course of a two days… I’m gonna rest for a bit, my eyes are hurting from the awesome. I like how each character has an outline of their main color. Also, LOL at the Emo dog’s book. Genius.

Some random guy September 9, 2011, 5:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #181302

One thing I’m looking forward to is seeing if Augustus is happy with being alone, or not. Also, why do you need a book on “how to but clothes?” Guess what they say about blondes is a little more accurate then I may have been led to believe…

fofufu September 9, 2011, 5:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #181303

Hey, SuitCase?
“to be fair veronica he won’t like the part of chapter 66 where daisy ***** on michael.”

…I expect you to live up to this.

Bob the Blob September 9, 2011, 5:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #181304

Maybe Augustus is going to be the one to tell Lucy that she has to be more independent? I’m still thinking they could be pretty tight friends. Nothing more than a platonic relationship, though.

LemonJar September 9, 2011, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #181305

:(

Leen619 September 9, 2011, 6:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #181306

GOD TAESHI WHY MUST YOU MAKE ME QUESTION MY PAULOxLUCY MINDSET. Also making me like a character I initially hated. I don’t know what to think anymore.

WyldKAT September 9, 2011, 6:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #181309

Lucy is being shot down

I thought the style looked different. great job

Also I’m not suprised at the number of “poor Lucy” comments

Kindle kat September 9, 2011, 6:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #181310

Why is there an exclamation mark in the middle of Lucy’s sentence?

Kazatchok September 9, 2011, 6:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #181311

The short bus?

Zorro September 9, 2011, 6:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #181314

This chapter looks wonderful!!!!!! And lucy, I smell a bad idea…. Just saying 3:

Luckmelu24 September 9, 2011, 6:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #181320

I don’t have any complaint about the filter, it’s rather nice.
But the eyes in the ‘original’ style were cuter.

I feel now they’re too… big and round, I don’t know.

Anyways, every rape story starts like that…

Lycan September 9, 2011, 7:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #181326

Is this the first time we’ve seen Augustus’s ears go up like that??? :O
Something’s going down with AugustusXLucy!!! ;)

Can’t wait for the new page!!! Is Lucy going to stalk him home?
I love how right next to Augustus is another punk guy….wait he could be emo…lol

Shamber September 9, 2011, 7:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #181329

Man, everybody’s bagging on Lucy today, eh?
She doesn’t have a lot of other places she wants to go, so I hope she doesn’t prance around the next couple of chapters in a meadow with David and Paulo (even though I’m a true PauloxLucy fan, I don’t want to see them being driven together just because she doesn’t have Mike and Augustus).

Tickle Monster September 9, 2011, 7:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #181331

why lucy why. why whould you try to hang out with someone like him.
:question:

avalon September 9, 2011, 7:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #181334

Oh no, Lucy, don’t go with him! He might try to rape you too! (lol i dunno)

Fallensky September 9, 2011, 7:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #181340

Was that a knock on Ctrl+Alt+Del?? Oh my stars…

Claude September 9, 2011, 8:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #181344

THE BUS OF THE DEVIL

BOM BOM BOMMMMMMMMM

Huh? September 9, 2011, 8:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #181345

A different bus? Well, lets see…so Augustus is a senior right? Shouldn’t he be driving by now? :P

Iris September 9, 2011, 8:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #181346

If this chapter wasn’t so short I’d say that something bad is gonna happen but who knows? Also I think Mike is gonna see them get on that bus and be a possessive jerk again >.>

ToraPandoraPGS September 9, 2011, 8:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #181350

oh… this is awkward

BLAzE September 9, 2011, 9:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #181356

Lucy needs a hug.

Xenos September 9, 2011, 10:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #181357

No no no no! Lucy don’t you see this is probably bad?

Ravux September 9, 2011, 10:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #181358

Aww Lucy, searching for attention in all the wrong places
looking for affection in all the wrong faces
Needing someone for a dollop of love
never giving up even when push comes to shove.

>:

carcinoGeneticist September 9, 2011, 10:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #181359

I LOVE the new style. It’s perfect for this comment.

Your Mom September 9, 2011, 10:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #181360

Has anyone else noticed that auggies ears havent drooped since the second panel?

yea im tellin you September 9, 2011, 10:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #181361

@Your Mom

Not you again!

Credence September 9, 2011, 11:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #181362

D: oh no a differnt bus what does that mean hmm maybe a whole differnt kind of neighborhood

Blank13 September 9, 2011, 11:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #181363

I don’t like where this is going, somehow I know this will either end in resolve or a horrible tragedy/misunderstanding somehow. Be careful where you tread, Lucy D:

Connor September 9, 2011, 11:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #181364

why do i feel like these are gonna go somewhere and in the end its gonna start be lovey dovey…. then they kiss and she confused and so is he? O_o….idk -__- maybe im wrong but still…. i wouldnt be surprised but il still read this awesome comic x__x

axana September 9, 2011, 11:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #181365

The book that says ‘How to buy clothes’ is hilarious! XD

HuzzahCrunch September 9, 2011, 11:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #181366

-sigh- Lucy, lucy, lucy. stop being pathetic, will you? You have your friends, your pets. Didn’t you go over this before?

BasketCase September 9, 2011, 12:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #181367

Haha, the book titels =D “Angst Angst Angst”, “How to buy clothes” xD
I love details like these, even though I usually suck at spotting them xP

Laufente September 9, 2011, 12:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #181368

Heh, “Band name here”.

I thought Lucy walked home Mad Lucy

Sparkfur September 9, 2011, 12:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #181369

Ok, i know u wanna make some new friends lucy.. but, y this guy?

Harus September 9, 2011, 12:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #181370

Lucy needs to grow up.

Augustus doesn’t need your angsting and whining!

Momoa September 9, 2011, 12:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #181371

God Lucy… Is being by yourself for less than ten minutes going to freaking kill you? Is it that horrible?

Mint-Sama September 9, 2011, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #181372

:unsure: i hope lucy doesnt get in touble, i am curious of what augustus was doing with the people who beat up lucy, and the others in that dead end alley several chapters ago … well i think it was them who he was with :O

Kenny September 9, 2011, 1:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #181373

They’re cute :I
I guess…

Magoes September 9, 2011, 1:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #181374

I feel the need to say that I find the new style a vast improvement on the last. Sure, it’s not as cutesy… but that’s good. It’s artistic progression! The emotions are much more raw, they convey a sense better. I disagree with the people who say that Augustus doesn’t look as good anymore - in my opinion he looks better now; more gritty. Still handsome. Lucy’s beauty actually stands out now as well. I’m not just saying these things to suck up, I really mean it. I don’t know why anyone would be opposed to the change. It takes courage as an artist to make a leap like this and press on when so much of the fanbase seems so iffy about it, so I hope that the small comments here and there like this will be encouraging.

Lumi September 9, 2011, 2:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #181375

Oh, this is so gonna lead to an awkward moment… namely, I have a feeling that we’ll be seeing Alejandro during this chapter…

Luigifan September 9, 2011, 2:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #181376

it feels like ppl will go “oh, NOW you notice?” but I didn’t start to find Lucy looking actually pathetic until now :I

Twinkel13 September 9, 2011, 2:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #181378

Theres a Ctrl+Alt+Del joke somewhere in here… Otherwise, awesome job on the colors. Vibrant, but subtle.

The Courier September 9, 2011, 2:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #181379

:nope: does anyone use this emoticon?

AwesomeKid14 September 9, 2011, 2:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #181380

I’m not really worried about how Mike and Paulo will look in this new style. I’m actually more curious about how David will look. The old style’s ‘cutesy-ness’, as suit puts it, was really just perfect for David moments! The new style is better for seriousness and drama, which could effect him negatively. But it could also make him more expressive too. Only time will tell!

And Augustus really does look fantastic in the new style. His look here actually reminds me of someone I knew in high school. That’s a good sign!

and Augustus taking a smaller bus could mean he lives in an area with less people maybe? It doesn’t look that small to me though.

Justmyopinion September 9, 2011, 2:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #181381

I am seriously warming up to this style.
I’ll admit it took me a bit to get past the whole “fear of the unfamiliar” thing. After looking over these first few pages, ignoring the dialogue and really taking in the visuals, and also side-by-side comparing them to the older pages, I find that I like the direction this style is going in. It feels…tighter, and more concrete. The older style had a sort of whimsical feel to it at all times. Which is fine, but not what I think Taeshi was going for. This new style brings the characters out more. Each panel having a tone that relates to what’s going on inside of it. I’m excited to see the moods and thoughts of the characters played out in this new style, and with a depth that is much more pronounced than before.

Just my thoughts on the new art. Can’t wait to see what it looks like when it’s past the “experimental” phase. :D
Awesome work Taeshi!

Kroth September 9, 2011, 2:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #181382

ok, now this art style looks a bit better

Rex September 9, 2011, 2:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #181383

Yes, he does other stuff, LIKE YOUNGER KIDS D:. Lucy is reeeeaaaaalllllyyy desperate though…:/

Also the eye’s look a bit awkward, just because of the full outlining,
however the editing page Sue has what, in my opinion, are better eyes, however I’m sure many prefer the new style, so I’ll shut up :P

Why does the comment filter hate me D: lol

YYC on GC September 9, 2011, 2:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #181384

….And Lucy scores more points on being patheticly desperate. Going to a person she barely knows and the only thing she knows about him is that he borderline raped Daisy (not that Augustus is a bad person) and now shes stalking him…yeah… that’s way passed pathetic now.

Wait September 9, 2011, 3:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #181385

“How to Buy Clothes”

Its the little things like that which moves comics to the next level in my opinion :)

Gizmo September 9, 2011, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #181386

It hurts to see Lucy so desperate.

Zhaoran September 9, 2011, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #181389

I am seriously starting to love the new style. The first page of this, I was like, “NO DON’T CHANGE D;>” Now I want mooooreeeee :D

Meeps September 9, 2011, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #181391

I like the new style. Not as bubbly and cartoony as it used to be. This look fits the comics moments.

adam September 9, 2011, 4:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #181393

Augustus looks a lot better in this page than the last one. Not seeing a difference in Lucy… but she was fine.

StarSturdy September 9, 2011, 4:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #181394

I like the new style as well, though I really haven’t liked about half of the panels featuring Augustus so far. I think it’s his jaw - his chin seems too pointed and his jaw seem too slanted in on the sides. The worst example of this was panel five on page two. The best example of you avoiding this is panel three on this page. See the difference?

Turbocharge September 9, 2011, 4:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #181395

okay… WHAT THE **** ?

wolfile September 9, 2011, 4:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #181396

I like Augustus!! :3 although he did do stuff to Daisy he did like her, I think it’s cute he has a pic of her in his locker…. I guess that day at the fair he was… well I dunno. I guess everyone has their limit of frustration with the one like love.

Haha and maybe this encounter with Aug will make Mike annoyed. He does seem to dislike it when Lucy is flirty with Paulo and hangin’ with Final Fantasy cat. I don’t know if this is right, but I think it kinda hurts his feelings. That he interprets it as ‘their whole friendship was a lie’? That he wasn’t needed like he thought? … realization she only needs someone who will be around her and he’s replaceable. Poor Lucy. She messed up her own chances for happiness so much… I don’t even know how she can change.

Sleepyface September 9, 2011, 4:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #181399

I actually don’t like the new art style it makes them look too human-like

nobody September 9, 2011, 5:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #181400

Well, Lucy needs to get off the freakin’ rebound. She lost Mike, because she was always insensitive, and frankly didn’t come close to deserving him. Remeber when he went complete ninja and saved her from drowning by sacrificing his own body? Yeah, and what has she done for him? Relationships are two-way streets, and she needs to realize that, and hopefully Augustus will see her through this point in her life.

I don’t really like Augustus, especially not the thought of him being with Lucy. It doesn’t work like that. There has been one recurring theme in her life (hint: It’s Mike) and she really can’y lose that, and pick up another guy so quickly. It isn’t right.
Speaking of, we need to see more of Mike.

404 not found September 9, 2011, 5:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #181402

Lucy is crossing a line. I’m surprised people still like her :x

pinki September 9, 2011, 5:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #181403

i dont like what lucy is bout to do

jack September 9, 2011, 5:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #181405

Oh no Lucy! Should I be worried?
I’m worried… D:

Nora Marie September 9, 2011, 6:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #181408

oh crap. well lucys starting to cling to him just as daisy did.

clay w. September 9, 2011, 6:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #181409

I actually agree with a lot of the comments. Now Lucy’s gonna start wasting Gus’ time with her hopeless crap.

StarSturdy September 9, 2011, 6:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #181411

The only thing I dislike about this style is Augustus’s eye shape….they’re too…..almond? ;)
Other than that the style is great!

Shamber September 9, 2011, 6:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #181414

no offense but the old sytle was cuter in my opinion ;_;
but i like this too :D

Ashley September 9, 2011, 8:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #181415

Heeeeeey
I see you there, Goth Dog in the first panel XD

Lucy sounds like she really needs a friend… T_T
Her and augustus have the oddest regard for eachother though…

Chartruse September 9, 2011, 8:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #181416

The book that girl is holding says ’ How to Buy Clothes’ XD

Anyway, beautiful chapter so far. I love the new texture,it’s softer and it just has a sort of realistic look, well, for a cartoon ;)

Yay! Augustus, I’ve been waiting to see him again, I missed him xD

Pshawl September 9, 2011, 9:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #181418

I’m really starting to like Augustus. He’s interesting…. I personally like LucyxPaulo.

But…. Lucy`s being a little too…..soft.

AnotherReader September 9, 2011, 9:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #181423

Lucy is turning into a mega stalker. :/

iLuvCarter September 9, 2011, 9:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #181424

Seriously! Shes started getting softer on us all of a sudden. It’s probably due to losing Mike, which was alot like breaking open the rock that was her “heart” (which we suddenly discovered). A good metaphor would be that shes like a geode, where it looks like just a rock, but when you crack it with a hammer (Mike), then there’s something alot more interesting on the inside.

I just wish that she could’ve been like this around Mike, who did the most for her out of EVERYONE FREAKING COMBINED. Just felt like I needed to shout that. Much better.


Oh, btw, nice texture, looks great.

404 not found September 9, 2011, 9:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #181431

@404 not found
I humbly agree with all your points 8-D
On another note, nice new style Taeshi, its very interesting; although the old style is nicer imo, but I’m sure this one will grow on me :)

Sandvich September 9, 2011, 10:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #181433

BLARGGHHBLLARHHGBBALRGGGHRAARGHHGHRGGARGRRAHHHGBRA RRCRYSTALMETHBLARRGHHHGRABLRAGHGGRLBR

Yoman September 10, 2011, 12:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #181434

Lovin the new texture you’ve added Taeshi. Keep on doin wach ya do

Wolf September 10, 2011, 1:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #181435

I still can’t believe that Lucy is hanging out with the same guy who almost sexually assaulted Daisy.

ScrabMaster September 10, 2011, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #181436

Oh man. Oh man. Oh man. HA. Lucy, why are you going with that dude. No. Turn around. Go back while you still can. Learn from your friend’s mistakes and don’t cross the streams, for cripes sake! Furious Abbey

FightingTheNorm September 10, 2011, 1:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #181438

Song of the page. First thought. “A Change Could Do You Good.” That felt very relevant. Lucy is feeling out of sorts and is trying to find a different path through her day. Unfortunately, I’m questioning her chosen source.

Hoheh September 10, 2011, 2:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #181453

lol at FightingTheNorm, she can’t even stand water, let alone streams. XD

tony September 10, 2011, 10:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #181468

@Tony, funny reference is lost on you, soooooooo sad.

Also, this page is lovely!

Mooney September 10, 2011, 11:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #181474

No. Make Lucy stop. I was looking forward to a MichaelxLucy thing D:

Btw, anyone notice the heart shaped dust clouds?

Pawn September 10, 2011, 12:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #181475

I really really really awesomely love the new design. It’s edgy…i likes ;)

AP September 10, 2011, 12:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #181476

…i can’t help but wonder what it’d be like if our world worked like this one.

people just walking around either completely naked, or with just a shirt on.

i mean just like that… everyone acting like it’s normal, and not even acknowledging everyone’s crap hanging out.

why aren’t there any characters in this comic with some meat on them?

seriously, everyone is so scrawny, does no one eat?

i’ve never seen schools with nothing but half-starved cats and dogs walking around.

i mean kids.

lucy needs a bigger butt.

…i haven’t slept for a few days.

Thanatos September 10, 2011, 1:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #181477

…LUCY, just wow…
Sometimes I think you don’t even care who is there to comfort you, you just want and/or strive for it. Like you don’t care who the **** is there to give it…

Karkat Vantas September 10, 2011, 1:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #181478

Lucy’s expressions are so telling! I wonder that the previous art, without this shading and this Line, wasn’t “powerful” enough ever to contain the same information. Has the story been told as Taeshi wanted to tell it, visually? [/not a question]
I can’t tell if I’m more excited to learn about Augustus, or to find out what the heck Lucy is getting at with these questions. And her cute little face.

StraightFace September 10, 2011, 1:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #181479

I wonder, has anyone else noticed that Sandy seems to be the antihero? The devil on Mike’s shoulder, pulling him away from and ending up turning him against the people he should probably really care about. Ever since Sandy jumped (back) into the picture, Mike’s slowly turned into a total *****. Just sayin’.

TheShmoo September 10, 2011, 1:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #181480

Mike is not an jerk.
He doesn’t like having to take care of Lucy like she’s two years old, and he’s getting sick of her clingy psychological issues.

If anything, Sandy’s what’s keeping him sound.

Abloobloobloo September 10, 2011, 2:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #181481

also, GREAT PAGE AMAZING ART STYLE doesn’t everything just look so smooth and soft and cohesive? And dem expressions, oh my gosh
Look at lucy’s face

aru ru ru September 10, 2011, 2:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #181482

The expressions ARE so much expressive, and the colors are much smooth…

I like the changes.

Biblioholic September 10, 2011, 2:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #181483

Why u go to da guy who try to rape your friend? :question:

Lotvk September 10, 2011, 2:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #181485

Mike is a total jerk. Don’t you remember when he said Lucy was annoying and clingy. The truth is Mike would probably feel really lonely without her.

Smiles September 10, 2011, 4:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #181486

i just noticed this is chapter 66 and it has 6 pages.

666?

this chapter is unholy!

i really hate how people keep blaming sandy for being the reason mike is a “jerk”… lucy is a clingy bitch who treats him like **** and acts like a worthless child.

abloobloobloo said it, sandy is the one keeping mike from going off the deep end.

lucy needs to be taken to the vet and put to sleep. :/

Thanatos September 10, 2011, 5:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #181487

Alright let’s face it here and now.
Lucy was way to clingy to Mike but can you blame her? He was her first friend and he pretty much abandoned her for Sandy. She could have taken this whole thing much easier than this I must admit she is making a big deal outta virtually nothing.
Mike was indeed a jerk to Lucy but he was tired of coddling her and wanted to get on with his own life. However the way he said it could have been a touch nicer and afterwards he could have not acted like she was the plague.

Truth is they’re both at fault so get over it you Lucy-Lovers/haters and Mike-Haters/Lovers!!!

Done with these haters September 10, 2011, 5:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #181495

Totally agree with Done with these haters.
I mean, I’m a Lucy/Mike supporter, but I get why Mike likes Sandy. I mean, she was his first love in a way, and while Sandy was open with her feelings, Lucy hid hers in a…….unique sorta way. It still doesn’t excuse Mike for being a ******* to Lucy, but they need to work it out.
Because both of them are starting to drive us and their friends crazy. :/

But back on chapter subject, really like the new style! It gives the characters more depth. Like it B)

chickbabe208 September 10, 2011, 6:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #181497

@thanatos, just to play devil’s advocate, Mike is just as clingy to Sandy as Lucy is to Mike. I agree that Sandy is not making Mike be a jerk, just wanted to make sure the facts were straight.

Deuce Moose September 10, 2011, 6:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #181499

This is going to be a bad chapter. So many 6’s

Darkfox September 10, 2011, 7:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #181500

Oh shi- LUCY RUN THAT’S THE RAPIST CAT Furious Abbey

Arcaii September 10, 2011, 7:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #181503

AwWw Lucy just gets cuter and cuter!! :D

Oh , and I agree with @Deuce Moose they’re both being dumb and immature about the whole thing. They should just talk it out and return to there lives

C: September 10, 2011, 7:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #181504

And your skills improve yet again~<33

Rii September 10, 2011, 8:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #181505

I kind of like the new style by now, its kind of cute and more expressive in a way… but its also more serious and i dont imagine david doing his funny stuff (or nor of the characters) anymore :( *sigh*

EDIT: also, i think FF cat & Lucy wont end like a ‘couple’ (i wished it would be like that ¬¬) but just as great friends as the story advances :)

Cata :3 September 10, 2011, 8:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #181506

“How to buy clothes”.
Stay classy, backround girl.

synthyK September 10, 2011, 9:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #181507

I liked the last style better but whatever you do Taeshi I’ll still follow your great comic dictated but not read Chibi also for some reason my PS3 isn’t showing Emoticon anymore it might be my PS3 but it might be worth looking into

Chibiterasu September 10, 2011, 10:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #181508

Hello Augustus is selling them down the river to bar guy or did you all forget :|

Issun September 10, 2011, 10:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #181509

“How to buy clothes” is a New York Times bestseller that I secretly read while on the toilet.

Hannibal September 10, 2011, 10:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #181510

I’m honestly not trying to butter up the author, but I adore this new style. It appears to be more professional than the previous one, and more expressive.

Augustus looks fine guys, seriously. But going onto the actual comic, I’m interested in seeing where these two will be headed. A new friend, possibly. Nonetheless, I’m truly looking forward to this Monday’s page.

Show us this different bus.

Schulz September 10, 2011, 10:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #181512

Ooo shady shade bus. AAAAADVENTURE TIIIME

If this goes to that place where they desecrated the sign, this is gonna be not fun.

Btw, the pages are beautiful. :D Thank you Taeshi!

JC September 10, 2011, 11:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #181513

You can tell when a character is minor or main with one simple rule: Mains don’t wear clothes.

Congressman Weiner September 10, 2011, 11:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #181523

I really hope this doesn’t LucyxAugustus.
Also, is Sandy ever going to come into the story? I would love to finally see her and Mike reunited :love:

JR September 11, 2011, 1:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #181526

Today’s the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, when two hijacked planes supposedly sent by Osama bin Laden crashed into the Twin towers of New York and destroyed them, and severly damaging a wing of the Pentagon military base, claiming a total of over 3000 deaths.
A moment of silence to remember the lost. :(

Yoman September 11, 2011, 2:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #181527

Ehh… sorry… I really hate the new style. It’s really good, but I don’t think it suits BCB. XD

Arkairyn September 11, 2011, 2:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #181528

Lucy looks hackin adorable in the new style

Maishul September 11, 2011, 3:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #181530

Honestly, I really like the new style :)
I’ve been a longtime MikexLucy shipper, but if Luce and Gussie end up together I’ll be OK with that, since I think they’re some of the most nuanced charaters in the whole comic.
Still, I preffer Mike, if he’d just get himself together… :/

Cam September 11, 2011, 8:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #181531

AND TO THE PEOPLE WHO HAS BEEN COMPLAINING ABOUT AGUSTUS:
He NEVER raped Daisy, okay! I’m pretty sure he’d never try, he’s freaking in love with her, he wouldn’t rape the girl he loves, he isn’t that much of an (sorry) ***-hole!

Elli September 11, 2011, 8:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #181535

I rather see her with agustus than paulo any day

Viperalist September 11, 2011, 9:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #181538

I like how the art in this comic has changed so dramatically throughout it’s lifespan and I’m sure this isn’t going to be the last either. It’s fun to read from the beginning and watch as it just evolves before your eyes.

akipolies September 11, 2011, 10:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #181539

does this mean he rides… THE SHORT BUS???

moo September 11, 2011, 11:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #181540

No, you idiots. There’s a lot of kids at school, do you seriously think that they can all be crammed onto one bus? It makes perfect sense that he doesn’t ride the same bus as her. Why is this considered so odd? My school has like ten different buses that take kids home.

Tsukaiz September 11, 2011, 11:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #181542

^ Idiot

lucanorian September 11, 2011, 11:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #181544

Real mature.

Tsukaiz September 11, 2011, 12:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #181547

Lucy is so stupid my amber was yelling at the way mike was treating poor lucy even though she hates luce

sdamned September 11, 2011, 12:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #181548

LOL The emo dog in the beginning. xD

That girl September 11, 2011, 12:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #181549

4th panel. Dunno what it is about it, but I love it. I’m warming to your style Taeshi!
:smirk: JEEZ Lucy what. is. wrong. with. you?!??! Never follow Augustus on his special bus!

Tessa Fan September 11, 2011, 1:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #181551

Is It just me, or is Lucy a bit… chubby in the fifth panel? But still, the new style’s good. There’s something about Augustus that’s obviously changed, but I can’t figure it out, other than he’s nicer. Sorta.

Kitson September 11, 2011, 2:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #181568

I really like this new style, but there has been a couple times when Lucy’s eyes look a bit too close together. (Example: Panel 4) But that might just be me. Other then that, I think Lucy looks gorgeous in the new style. Auggie looks great, too.

MissCaitlyn September 11, 2011, 8:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #181569

well this was interesting. I expected some wise sarcastic crack O_O

Kikimmicoa September 11, 2011, 9:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #181570

Hey, when I tryed to visit this page, I got attacked by spam. I had to go to my homepage and come back. Whats up with that?

tHe PuRpLe ShAdOw September 11, 2011, 9:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #181572

GET. RID. OF. THE. POP-UP.ADS.

BasketCase September 11, 2011, 9:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #181574

And the plot thickens…

Neoresolution September 11, 2011, 10:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #181575

What is the name of the punk cat? (I know, he isn’t punk, but whatever)

Cat_Bitter September 11, 2011, 10:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #181577

About page. Use it. We actually get character info. Let’s show our appreciation and act like it. Yes I am Hoheh. Too sleepy to remember my pass key.

Hoheh4GotPass September 11, 2011, 10:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #181579

I agree, Lucy’s eyes do look a bit too close together, but I love the new design as much as the old one!

Em September 11, 2011, 11:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #181583

I may or may not see John in the background. Last panel, left group, far right. Probably not.

Hoheh4GotPass September 11, 2011, 11:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #181585

@ cat bitter
His name is agustus, AKA final fantasy cat. Dude, you siriously need to pay attention to dialoge.

N-Star September 11, 2011, 11:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #181586

LOL where could THIS lead to D:

oboe411 September 11, 2011, 11:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #181855

Augustus looks very human in panels 7 & 8

skmojo September 13, 2011, 8:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #182099

GAH not back to LucyxFFC!

“Mom, Dad… don’t touch it…. it’s evil!”

Seriously Lucy…. stay away from him.

I bet he takes the short bus for the morally handicapped.

Fruvous September 14, 2011, 7:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #182167

don’t get me wrong, i love this comic, but… i dunno about the new style.. i prefer the old style of drawing TT^TT

anyways
NO LUCY, DONT GO AFTER HIM :O

Peaches September 15, 2011, 4:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #197701

Lucy in panel 4 is THE PRETTIEST I HAVE EVER SEEN ANYTHING EVER AAAAAAA
But for real, I love the way the style turned out. Love it.

SynthyK December 7, 2011, 9:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #212690

I love that Agustus looks like he’s wearing boots. Well, he looks that way to me anyways.

skari45 March 26, 2012, 2:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #215965

its funny how the comments about rape in this page made me read the whole comic XD, it totally worth it ;)

im not a girl May 7, 2012, 7:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #221147

Its funny how your comment made me read all the other coments.

:::::::::/ July 5, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #226207

The kid way up in the far upperleft sorta looks like the principles son.

chad August 26, 2012, 7:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #234016

Lucy used to see only Mike. Now that Paulo is taaaaaaken too, she search for replacement.

I don’t see any wrong in that.

Can be fun to see her with David. Who die first ?

D.Durand December 11, 2012, 5:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #240047

Emodog in panel 1 |D

shaaa March 2, 2013, 5:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #262530

Man I miss the old comics they where nice and didn’t through sex into every word they spoke…

lonnigan October 20, 2013, 12:16 AM EST.

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