71. Just Beautiful, page posted 7/13/12

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Comment ID #222116

Oh, would you look at that. Miss Sandy’s a bit abusive too… Yikes Mike, you just attract those dominatrixes in DROVES. :D Give in, you know you like it. Honestly, I think Mike realizes what he said was completely out of touch, and he’s having the typical teenager reaction of ‘hideyfeelyemotionswhatever’ and continuing to act like he’s completely in the right to give the ‘I don’t care’ approach. Eh, he’s a good cat-kid. Just needs to know how to get in touch with his emotions without starting world war 3. Lucy needed a reality check. Now that the awkward laundry has been aired, it’s time to hug and make-up. You’ll do good, Mike.

Eeyup July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222117

Kay, I know Mike is bitter, (hah!) but it’s no excuse for him to say that. GODAMMIT, Sally is urging him the opportunity to end this, but not that way!

Next thing you know, she’ll commit suicide and allll sorts of **** will throw down.

Melinda July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222118

i love sandy now

Poop July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222119

Bad Kitty! We do not bite our guests!
I’ve always hated it when people tell others that they wish they could kill someone or that someone would die. I mean, if you really feel that way, good for you but don’t tell me!
Also, why does Mike have a fixed opinion of Lucy. It seems as though no matter what she does, he will always hate her. Mike always kind of has, it just took him this long to truly realize it.
Also, before this comic, I always kind of viewed Sandy as a little bit of an idiot. Seems as though she is much more intelligent than I previously thought. Makes me wonder why she sucks at school. As long as she tells of Mike for being a jerk though, that’s good enough for me.

Nikita July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222120

..mike can go **** himself.

zergling July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222121

You know, I used to be okay with Mike, but wishing death upon someone is never right. Sorry man, you just lost my sympathy. :c

Riku July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222122

MIKE PLS…………….

yoooooooooooo July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222123

Sandy, good job.
Very good job.

Shada July 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222124

DAMN Bitch Slap FINALLY

Matthew July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222125

Hmm, not much knocks sense into your head better than getting slapped in the face by a girl. (trust me, i learned the hard way…) Go Sandy!

TheCountryBoy July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222126

Mike!!! Thank you Sandy for slapping him!! That was just…heartless. Why do I get the feeling that when he sees Lucy again, she’s gonna be in the hospital?

Anagha July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222127

wow, I thought I would never be one of the first people to comment, given my time-zone. but here I am.

mike! bad kitty!! asdd
I’m really surprised he actually said something like that. and you tell us to not hate him, Taeshi. surely you make it difficult to do!!

edit: oooh this wishing death to someone reminds me of a certain person….
Thanatos, of course!!

No! bad Thanatos! *Bap*

boh... July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222128

*throws Sandy a spray bottle of water* try using this

TACarbuncle July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222129

Did Jerk write out Mike’s dialogue for this page?

Purin July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222130

I like her now :D

EDIT: I just realized something….if you take away her hair…..and give her a bow….she looks EXACTLY LIKE LUCY!!!…..kinda

Redneck July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222131

What a *******……

Sahchan July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222132

DAMMIT! I wanted to comment first! Hmph. Anyway, YAH! Even though I hate Sandy and Mike as a couple and individuals, KICK HIS A/S, SANDY! BEAT HIM UP!

MikeHater443 July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222133

Someone grab the water sprayer

Inukai July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222134

Sandy was right with what she did

kitty460 July 13, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222135

POW! Right in the kisser. 8-)

I just wanted to say that. XD

On another note, you go Sandy, serves Mike right for acting like the immature brat he is. Furious Abbey

Nimbus26 July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222136

sandy is cool now

crimson21 July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222137

Just Beautiful! If this girl isn’t going to smack some sense into Michael, I doubt anyone will!
And Mike, that was really something very mean to say after you read that text! What is it ever going to take for you to forgive Lucy?

Cavara July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222138

Now I love Sandy.

@Inukai

Yes, just yes. A Water sprayer is like the only thing missing.

Mew July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222139

Mike mike mike mike mike
mike
mike

Never ever ever ever ever wish someone was dead.
EVER.

The fuq is you fuqin problem dude?????!!!??

day~day July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222140

YES!!! BURN THEM!!! BURNING PEOPLE!!! SHE SAID IT!!! SHE SAID WHAT WE’RE ALL THINKING!!!

kytan July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222141

Every time Sandy hits Mike I like her more as a character

Lolski July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222142

This is going to sound incredibly mean but:

“if she just died”

I can’t stop laughing at that. That’s pretty raw.

Mike July 13, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222143

This is so adorable.
Now to see how he reacts :D

Cyromancer July 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222144

If I were Sandy, I would dump him right then and there. Someone mentally disturbed enough to wish death on someone who’s not even done anything that bad really doesn’t belong with anyone at all.

Lush July 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222145

But seriously mike is whipped

kytan July 13, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222146

I hope Sandy finds out how Mike let Lucy know he was upset with her. I want to see her get angry with him.
And I’m pretty sure mike lost a good chunk of people who still thought he was ok with that effed up comment :/ Oh well, if he dies alone, it’s no skin off my nose!

shmidny July 13, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #222147

Thank you Sandy! Knock some sense into him! There might be some hope for him to redeem himself after all. Listen to your girlfriend Mike! I know you know she’s right. You’re just too proud to admit it.

Qsandas July 13, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222148

Wow. Everyone likes Sandy now. Isn’t that… predictable :/
Anyways, really Mike? I’m a little scared of you now…

Kyute July 13, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222149

He’s seen Sandy in person for what? All of ten minutes? And he’s already starting a fight. Just lovely.

Termania July 13, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222150

You wish her dead? You wish her DEAD?! Oh my God. I’ve been really angry with you for quite some time now Mike, because you’ve been the hugest jerk known to mankind, and I get that you hate Lucy for some reason, but wishing her DEAD??? That’s just all out crazy. You’ve just passed the point of no return in my good books. Good on you for slapping him Sandy, because he really deserved it.

Purple Platypi July 13, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222151

Hahaha be needed that.

mikedawn July 13, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222152

First, I’d be better for You to die!
Second, Sandy, you don’t know mike at all.

Kai the koi July 13, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #222153

Sandy, you need the squirt bottle. Bapping cats never really works.

Titanium Dragon July 13, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #222154

O my god turns out I love Sandy :D lol cleche but shes earning some major props for being all reasonable and getting Mike to be nice

Dawnest Rose July 13, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222155

Well, I honestly didnt see this coming, even though I know Mike is being a bit over the top, I really didnt think he would say something up to that measure. Im actually really dissapointed in you Mike. Tsk tsk tsk.

Sarastic July 13, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222156

Uh…. Wow! Sandy is back handing Mike… I think he may have a fetish… :unsure:
Also props to :D for being okay with Mad Lucy, very happy about that!

I didn’t really hate Sandy to begin with, but her coming into the story mixed things up, for a time, didn’t like it, then I got used to it.

Anon-Anon July 13, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222157

Oh for Christ sake………..

Mina July 13, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222158

I LOVE YOU SANDY

ChexMix July 13, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222159

O_O HOW ABOUT YOU JUST DIE, MIKE!! HOW ABOUT THAT!!?? *heaves* I can’t believe he just said that! He deserved alot more than a bop! Wow. Just wow, Mike. Furious Abbey I thought you couldn’t be a bigger jerk! I know like Sandy! Mad Lucy

BunnyPopIsHere July 13, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222160

Sandy you keep being awesome, kay? :’D

@Riku I’m in the same boat as you. I used to sympathize with Mike but, really? He wants Lucy dead? Son I am disappoint. :/

Eve July 13, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222161

Whoo go sandy!!! You rock girl! I like how she’s stopping to help mike INSTEAD of just dumping him, this shows that she’s a good person :D so you go girl! Your a great character and role model

Awesomeness July 13, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222162

I honestly hope that little ‘bap’ doesn’t come with any other negative effects.
Honestly, to wish death upon someone deserved something a little more than a bap but I seriously hope Mike doesn’t dive lower in his douche…ery… You know, compare that ‘tiny’ bap to Lucy’s err… Abuse? I guess everyone is using this term even if it is mighty loosely

I’m sure he wouldn’t ever hurt Sandy ( You know since she’s a super model, guards would be outside the door, it would completely and totally ruin everything they had to go through to be together) but I just it doesn’t ignite something well… Worse.

Or maybe he would be amused by it, compare it to one of Lucy’s punches, and muse about how light a tap she has. Could break the ice or something…

Though I am honestly hoping for a scolding that would help him reflect on this unnecessary irrationality of his.

Oh man… Poor Lucy, could you imagine how she would feel if she had heard him say that?

Mew July 13, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222163

i love you sandy <3 <3 you did a great job there

meowww July 13, 2012, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222164

Sandy just keeps getting better and better! I love how her character has developed so much! :D

yarrofox July 13, 2012, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222165

OMG, SHE HIT HIM!!!! SANDY IS PHYSICALLY ABUSIVE!!!!
//.-sarcasm-

I’m sorry….. you know I couldn’t resist…..


Also, I wonder if Taeshi did the die comment on purpose…. -rolls-

This comic looks like it’s full of points that Taeshi is trying to get across to the psycho-commentators….
That may be all in my head though. >3<

headdesk July 13, 2012, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222166

That’s just disappointing to see how much Mike has swirled into this whirpool of insane angst and hatred.

Grubey July 13, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222168

That one sentence just added fuel to the fire. o____o

Fangirl July 13, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222169

They’re cats so spray his *** with vineger!

Kai the koi July 13, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222170

Yeah Mike! Bad! *BAP* XD

Marzi July 13, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222171

UGH MIKE YOU….
GET OVER IT ALREADY

Kuro July 13, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222172

Thank you Sandy! Teach that jerk a lesson >=)

Darf14 July 13, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222173

This page is indubitably good.
..Okay, I just wanted to say that. But seriously, I love the colors on this page 8-D
As for the page itself (going towards the story), that was super unexpected, Sandy.. but still, good for you! :D
Mike, I used to be okay (kinda) with you, but… just wow. That was just… argh Furious Abbey I mean seriously, you should be d@*% happy that all she did was give you a little smack. I really think you would have been taken somewhere nice and quiet with padded walls if anyone with authority heard that.
Seriously.
CALM THE F% DOWN. Mad Lucy

Jonny July 13, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222174

Its good to know Sandy is the only one in this series with logic. Mike just needs to stop being such a little kid over things.

Anonymous July 13, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222175

Wow, a lot of people will be angry at Mike for this.
But seriously, I’m sure that if he thought about it, he’d realize he didn’t mean it.
Mike really does need to grow up, and I hope Sandy will finally help him do that.
Edit: Ack, finally, my first comment!

Persona July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222176

I’m not quite sure how we’re supposed to not be hating Mike at this point.
Good thing he didn’t say that when he blew up at Lucy, or she might have actually gone through with it. That is never okay to say under any circumstances ever.
I guess he’s just not thinking right now? I don’t see how he isn’t aware of how quickly he is ruining his date by saying crap like this. Why would you even talk about that obviously sore subject?
Watch, I bet Mike just flips his lid at Sandy in the next page and yells at her that it’s none of her business. At the very least, he will not react well to that slap.

But Sandy is rapidly becoming one of my favorite characters. Does she even have any flaws besides maybe being the slightest bit sheltered?

causticAntilogy July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222177

THANK YOU SANDY!!! :D
He needed that!!! /:(
I’m glad you can knock the sense back into him, now can you also call and meet up with your best friend from forever ago? -_-

FairyTalegurl July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222178

Sandy, I’m really proud of you here. You haven’t seen this boy, the boy you’ve liked since Elementary school, in years, and you learn he’s been really mean to his friend since then as well. You really care for Mike, it’s really obvious. But you’re not standing for any of this. You can’t let him talk about her this way, because it’s unfair and not helping the situation.

I’m proud of you girl. You made my list of top characters. <3

Callie July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222179

Damn finally, someone physically knocks some sense into him when he REALLY deserved it! I’m actually shocked that Sandy would smack him after complaining about Lucy hitting him. But then again, he did just wish death on someone. I’m glad if anyone else it’s Sandy that’s knocking this sense into him. He can understand why that is not the right way of thinking no matter how upset you are at a person, and maybe with any luck he’ll understand the difference between a bad hit and a you-need-to-learn-a-lesson hit.

Pinkie Pie July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222180

@Melinda

Her name is “Sandy” not “Sally.” And Mike is being really super immature about this Mad Lucy
I’m really liking Sandy. She’s a great person and I’m glad that mike waited for her. I’m sure that Mike will come around to being his docile old self again. He’s just had so much pent up angst over the years. Great job Taeshi! This is by far my favorite we comic. Your characters have so much depth.

Stevum July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222181

Oh my god Maishul. You are just.
TAESHI THAT BETTER NOT BE FORESHADOWING OH MY GOD NOOOO

Konikaa July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222182

Oh, hell naw! Dis bitch did not…

Please - I mean someone PLEASE tell me that this nigga did NOT just say that ignorant *** ****. Oh, my lord. What the everlasting ****. This just ****** me off so hard.

Obviously, this bitch urgently needs to get over himself.

Naoki July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222183

It’s a kitty-scold! You know when a cat does

*GROWL* *BAT*

to another cat?

revengineer July 13, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222184

Wooooow Mike, even when the girl you love tells you to tone it down, you still have those thoughts that are just over the line. I mean jesus christ.

Leo-Inu July 13, 2012, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #222185

Lol this seems familiar. mike stop it, stop your crazy mind. I just love this comic it just keeps me guessing and it is just purely amazing.

supertails19 July 13, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #222186

I rarely ever comment, but I just thought I’d say that this page made me almost spurt coffee out of my nose.

Sandy’s reaction is priceless!

Keep up the good work : )

LucidHalo July 13, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #222187

Thank you Sandy

N7 July 13, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222188

Okay now I really like Sandy. She’s a sweetie.
And Mike well, he’s still a jerk.

Stef July 13, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222189

Lol And everyone says shes bad
:nope:

James July 13, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #222190

That last panel is priceless

Ultima July 13, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #222192

Sandy # 1

LuciaSkyRaine July 13, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #222193

Holly crap that is a terrible thing to say! D: you really deserved the smack

Suprised she hit him tho, didn’t seem like the type

Mego July 13, 2012, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #222195

Dick move, Mikey…

Hoheh July 13, 2012, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #222196

I’m confused, did she give him a light bop or did she slap him? I’m willing to bet it was a playful scolding but it’s kind of hard to tell with the position of her hand and Mike’s over the top reaction.

Tychon23 July 13, 2012, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #222197

Okay okay,
Mike. Die. Please.

Nuff said were done with that

ive begun to hate mike recently and stopped hating lucy just cuz he reacted so awfully to her somewhat rough nature. Hes a silly stupid ***** just like paulo says. I always wanted him and sandy together just cuz sandy cares so much about him and shes one of my favourite characters <3.

SECONDLY CHILDEREN SECONDLY

I think lucy actually will end up commiting suicide just cuz then then this whole deal will take a turn for the even worse. If sandy

Ivy July 13, 2012, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222198

I love Sandy so much now…
“Maybe it would be better if she just died.”….. I sense foreshadowing, maybe..?
Not dying but maybe self harming or suicide attempt? He would feel like an *** then…

Order_66 July 13, 2012, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #222199

I use to not like sandy but now shes starting to become my fav……
: 3

Terra July 13, 2012, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #222200

HA! PWNED!!!

Ice Shield July 13, 2012, 12:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #222202

…and you say Sandy is the root of all problems.

Look what Lucy’s apology is doing to this couple. I don’t hate Lucy or anything, nor do I dislike this couple. It’s just this is the source of all goodness in the world. This page.

Mike is being stubborn and refusing to accept the truth- Lucy has matured. He still wants to hold his grudge, but maybe there is one place in his heart where he WANTS to forgive her.

Sandy, good girl! Except hitting him isn’t really talking it out for him to talk it out with Lucy. Buuut, I like your theory. I really love you, I don’t see anything against you. Mike is just being stubborn.

I don’t know if this is leading to the couple’s end; And I sure don’t know if I wanted it to end. I used to really despise this couple and ship Mike/Lucy A LOT. But I’ve grown to know, this couple has nothing wrong with it, and I like it, personally. Lucy/Mike isn’t likely to happen anymore, and I’ve learned to cope with that. I just hope they remain best friends in the end. :D <3

Leo July 13, 2012, 12:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #222203

Yay Sandy! For some stupid reason I hated Sandy, but now I think she’s the best! She really is a nice person after all :D

momotaro July 13, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222204

Okay okay,
Mike. Die. Please.

Nuff said were done with that

ive begun to hate mike recently and stopped hating lucy just cuz he reacted so awfully to her somewhat rough nature. Hes a silly stupid ***** just like paulo says. I always wanted him and sandy together just cuz sandy cares so much about him and shes one of my favourite characters <3.

SECONDLY CHILDEREN SECONDLY

I think lucy actually will end up commiting suicide just cuz then, and only then my friends, will **** get real. Also If sandy
cant mike feel bad about treating lucy that way then lucy actually dying will >:D Stupid mike
im so happy he got bitch slapped by his dream girl <3.

Ivy July 13, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222205

Was that a bitchslap? Because I damn hope it was a bitchslap. Ok, Sandy is officially a decent characters by my standards. Almost feel sorry that I implied that she chain-sucks dicks before.

Anyway: I’m really convinced now, that our adorable missy author is intentionally trying to cause a gang wars in comments. Since right now anyone trying to side with Mike may end up being lynched by angry mob.

Edit: HOLY ****! I just noticed. She was describled in Ask Roseville High as rather wussy character. Yet she obviously hit him pretty hard. Impresive. Either she’s strong despite her job, or Mike is a totall loser. In this case I wait to see his *** being handed to him by Molly.

Commentor Zero July 13, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222206

Justice, thy name is Sandy!

Solvek July 13, 2012, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #222207

Go Sandy~ Bop some sense into that boy! *\(^0^)/*

Lynnthoria July 13, 2012, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #222208

Taeshi, I really hope you don’t kill Lucy off. I love her more than a fat kid loves cake

Stevum July 13, 2012, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #222209

Remember when he tried to be benevolent to people? Character development. And characterization marches on… If you’re curious, tvtropes.

Hoheh July 13, 2012, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #222211

Sandy is not being abusive.
She lightly bapped him on the head.
Come on guys, really? It was playful. :/
I’m glad she’s being nice, I really am. I didn’t see this coming.
I think I’m going to like her. :D

Bun-E July 13, 2012, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #222212

I’m reading through these comments and some of you most likely haven’t seen the video about the mike hater comments :/

SkyyKirby44 July 13, 2012, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #222213

Mike y u so mean? Sandy you bap mike more! go! go! go!

Shannon July 13, 2012, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #222214

Hey. Maybe Mike’s on to something.

Say Lucy gets into some kind of horrible, god-awful accident or something. Or she tries to kill herself. Or something.

And then she’s in the hospital, in critical condition. And Mike finds out about it.

Maybe that’ll be just the sort of reality check he needs.

>> I mean, really? Wishing death upon someone is a little much. If he truly did mean that, then he’s the biggest ***** ever.
But as much as a bitch he’s been lately, I don’t think he really wants it to go that far.

AnonCat July 13, 2012, 12:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #222216

HAHAHAHAHAAAA YES!!! Good one Sandy. Naughty maishul.

I really do like where this is going now. No promise of it ending well but I still like where it’s going.

Mike looks like such a petulant child, time to grow up boy.

Cyph July 13, 2012, 12:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #222217

I am a Mike x Lucy-shipper. But I kinda like how this comic is, among other things, about how life doesn’t always go how you want it to… or even how it should be. I think I would be fairly okay with Mike x Sandy, as long as Mike chose to remain friends with Lucy. And by “friends” I don’t mean that he “tolerates” her, I mean real close friendship.


… I LOVE. The approach. Sandy is taking here. If Mike is gonna act like a 5-year-old, or a stupid dog, she’s gonna treat him one. That has got to be a big slap on Mike’s pride; being scolded like a kid about Lucy.

I do hate how abusive Mike is of Lucy. And yeah, I kinda sense where this is going on Lucy’s part.

Cera July 13, 2012, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #222218

@everyone posting to this comic sucks

Don’t feed the troll :/

Pinkie Pie July 13, 2012, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #222220

Hah! Freakin’ adorable. Cranky kitties get a bap on the nose. Maybe Sandy should get a spray bottle heh heh

Kroth July 13, 2012, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #222221

Seeing the last panel brings a big smile across my face.

TraceLegacySSOF July 13, 2012, 12:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #222222

BAP HIM
BAP HIM GOOD

Kaytay July 13, 2012, 12:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #222223

Sandy is quickly becoming one of my favorite characters. :D
But Mike..
Wishing Lucy would die? That’s a bit much, don’t you think?
What if your wish came true, Mike? What then? I hope Mike will eventually learn that he has no reason to hate Lucy. -.-

HimbeCat379 July 13, 2012, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #222224

@Rún Please marry me.

Stevum July 13, 2012, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #222225

Hahah Sandy’s so awesome

“NO! Bad! I’m gonna bop your nose!” **BOP!**

AngryBird July 13, 2012, 12:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222226

Bad Mike! BAD!

marvelwarrior July 13, 2012, 12:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222227

Did anyone else stop to wonder how Mike is going to react to Sandy’s “bop” to the face? He’s been physically abused most of his childhood by Lucy and that’s one of the main reasons why he has so much hatred for Lucy in the first place. Granted, he deserved the bop but I wonder if he’s going to realize his mistake and snap out of it or backlash towards Sandy because of her actions.

Pinki July 13, 2012, 12:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222228

@solvek

I was about to go on a extensively long rant about how Mike has pretty much become the lowest of the low, how much I admire Sandy’s determination to get his head out of his arrogant *** and blah blah blah….

But I think you summed it up too perfectly ;)

OverlordRoo July 13, 2012, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #222229

Jeeze Mike, it’s as if we don’t even know you anymore! You’re not even trying to be the nice guy. It’s all “Sandy, Sandy, Sandy!” You don’t deserve Lucy after you hurt her so much.

jackie July 13, 2012, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #222230

About time! Hehe.. Mike, my boy, your doing real good! Keep going, it’ll make you all better to just say your mind! Good :D

Firefly July 13, 2012, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #222231

+50 awesome points for Sany

Jack July 13, 2012, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #222232

Look at Sandy, being the good guy… or, girl… ;)

miaaalddatc July 13, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #222233

Sandy is telling Mike exactly what the (relatively few) sensible commenters have been saying: Mike just needs to speak calmly with Lucy to resolve the conflict, and he needs to recognize that she wants to become a better person and he should help her with that.

Mike’s reaction: “Maybe she should just die.”

*facepalm*

Matt July 13, 2012, 12:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #222234

well it was about damn time someone slap some sense into mike

Matthew July 13, 2012, 12:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #222235

No!! Bad Maishul!!

Kitty July 13, 2012, 12:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #222236

seriously didn’t see that coming at all but she speaks the truth.. an yet mike says that…im so glad sandy done that my respect for sandy is there x3 an mike….your still a ****in ******* =-=

DarkfoxProjectX July 13, 2012, 12:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #222237

wow still a cu nt eh mike. thought you were gonna redeem your self there BUT NOPE :nope:

anonymous July 13, 2012, 12:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #222238

I think everyone jumping on Mike for wishing death on Lucy needs to take a step back. The kid’s what, 15? I think he’s just being an immature teen and not thinking through the real weight of what he said.

There are kids out there who say that they wish their parents were dead when they don’t get there way. They’re just angry and immature. I think that’s where Mike is right now. However, if he IS mature enough to really mean it, then I agree with everyone condemning him. I just don’t think he’s there yet.

Lariat July 13, 2012, 12:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #222240

Wait… did Sandy just perform a Lucy? isn’t that what she was not liking our favorite white furred feline for in the first place?
=^_^=

Charvale July 13, 2012, 12:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222241

I’ve used that line (it’ll be better if they died) about two million times in my life. It’s a really useful go-to line, I must say.

Shiloh July 13, 2012, 12:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222242

BAD MAISHUL! Hahahahaha. Smack some sense into him, girl!

Paw July 13, 2012, 12:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #222243

I think that’s about as well handled as the “if it comes to a split everybody will come to me, not you” comment in December (if not so very controversial), and the last panel right there is exactly what he needed for that comment.

I’m starting to like Sandy. I was sorry for her earlier, hotly defended her, but now I’m actually starting to like her as a character. What attracted Mike to her was that she was so sweet and caring, and she gave him fish for helping her. I see she’s only grown more caring, and more firm.

This chapter’s name truly does seem to be an overall definition of Sandy herself.

Biblioholic July 13, 2012, 12:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #222244

Yeah, you know what, Mike? Maybe you should go d— No… no… I can’t say that. I’m startin’ ta warm up ta Sandy, so you bein’ dead would just make her sad.

So instead… PUT A SOCK IN IT PISSYPANTS :P

Jessica U. Ingmann July 13, 2012, 1:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222245

You, Sandy. I like you. I wasn’t so sure. But now I am.

Kuna July 13, 2012, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222246

Wow, so that’s how to get every MikexLucy fan go berzerker mode…

Mike July 13, 2012, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222247

I like Sandy now, but still, i’m like Lucy but uglier, and no one loves me like Paulo, sides we almost have the same birthdate, mines Nov 3rd

Naruko July 13, 2012, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222250

HAHAHahaha! I’m loving Sandy now. :D

BAD! Bad kitty! Don’t make me get the squirt bottle!

follarch July 13, 2012, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222251

You all are my best friends :3

Stevum July 13, 2012, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222252

Hmmm… I think next page will be really interessting. Will he cry? Will he hit her in return? Will he make an emo fast lasting for few more pages? Well, whatever it is, I hope this “bop” was just the first of many others to come.

@Charvale
If she would perform a Lucy, Mike would end up PWND badly. To be hones missy author needs some practice with fight scenes since I’m not sure what she performed. It looks like really gentle force push.

@Biblioholic
Oh sweet enlightment! Now I get it! Taeshi doesn’t want us to fight among themselves! She forcefully tries to make us love Sandy by making Mike a totall ***! Ha! Now that the plot unfolded, I may hate Sandy once more! Oh it is so good to not change my mind.

@AnyoneRespondingToThisComicSuck
You guys really know how to make troll feel loved, don’t you? Seriously guys, I know your intent, but do you honestly thinks this dude cares? No. He’ll come back, see that he created some rage, and feel all nice, and warm inside.

Commentor Zero July 13, 2012, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222253

I think i just cracked the Title of this chapter. “Just Beautiful” isn’t always a good thing. The way the comic is going atm it’s seems more like “Oh this is just beautiful”. Ya know, the whole sarcasm thing.

Bridgeotto July 13, 2012, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222254


I’m severely conflicted.
On the one hand, I find it disgusting that he would think that, let alone say it out loud.
On the other, I used to have the same thoughts.

Hrrm.
Curtisimo5 - is a deviant
.

Curtisimo July 13, 2012, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222255

Dang it Mike, ever since you got that new scarf you’ve been taking a turn for the worst… As cool a friend as you used to be, maybe a good bop to the face would set you straight again. That or get your old scarf back!

Rainbow Dash July 13, 2012, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222256

I agree with Mike. The only thing Lucy has been is a jerk to him. I say we kill her off.

Slenderman July 13, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222257

Now I like Sandy even more. Even given the fact, that she told that she would NEVER hit him :P

And Mike really needs to grow up.

Dorten July 13, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222258

Sandy, you abusive hypocrite…

GreenDFT July 13, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222259

@Bridgeotto Better than my explanation.

Biblioholic July 13, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222260

@Bridgeotto
I got that feeling too, so I’ve been wondering where this chapter is going. ;)

Matt July 13, 2012, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222261

:D I am officially in love with Sandy :3 YOU GO GIRL!

yayleo July 13, 2012, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222262

@Slenderman Also a troll, it seems.

Biblioholic July 13, 2012, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222263

Sandy you’re super sweet, and freaken awesome :D SEE MIKEXLUCY SANDY HATERS SHE DIDN’T RIP EMM OFF SHE’S TRYNA HELP THEM Mad Lucy Michael she’s right LISTEN TO HER.

Silvia July 13, 2012, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222264

I hope that wasn’t a funny yet ironic way of foreshadowing Lucy’s death… >.>

Vizzums July 13, 2012, 1:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222265

I actually used to think that Sandy was dumb, but she’s acting pretty mature in this situation.
Mike is still being a huge ***, though.

Joey July 13, 2012, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222266

Ok now my entire view of this comic has taken a major throwback and has been tossed into the laundry machine of chaos. I used to hate Sandy, but now I think that she and mike deserve each other. Lucy shouldn’t be with Mike if this is truly how he feels. I can’t forsee a catharsis or anything about his feelings for Lucy… unfortunately… I’m slowly converting into a PauloXLucy fan D8 ohmigoshcoulditbepossible?

Silversoma July 13, 2012, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222267

Sandy is not doing an unreasonable beating like she tended to inflict on Micheal, which caused this situation. She’s bapping him for wishing death on something and admonishing him like a good person and good girl friend should.

Not taking Micheal’s ********, but not punching him for no reason.

Micheal blew up for a good reason but took it too far, and has some justified animosity considering the past but for the sake of his sanity (and the reader’s judging from the comments section) he needs to sort this out with Lucy calmly, with a good, uninvolved mediator who can see both sides of the argument fairly.

Anyway, Sandy is not abusive. If your boy friend/best friend just wished someone who’s otherwise a decent person to die, I hope you’d try to convince them not to think those thoughts. I know I’d give them a good bap for their troubles.

In any case fantastic work on the characterization here, and on drawing the readers in on such an emotionally invested level. It takes a good writer to do that.

@Everybodyelse: DON’T FEED THE TROLLS. That is all :D

Tom Atlus July 13, 2012, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222268

Holy **** I can’t believe Mike said that (you dick)! Lucy is trying her hardest to apologize! What more do you want; for her to stick a knife through her chest or what? Sure, she was a little over the top, but she LOVES you ****head! Jesus, this is getting a little beyond slightly ridiculous, and recent events have bumped Sandy up to #3 on my favorites list (right behind Gus and McCain). Taeshi, my only criticism is that you MIGHT be dragging this on a bit longer than it needs to. Seriously though, if ever there was a time for Sandy to start being condescending, it is now.

Kenshin July 13, 2012, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222269

Tai: Sandy very, very, very, job.

Leu: Now finish the job..

Tai: o_0 Umm What?

Leu: Umm…….

Tai and Leu brothers July 13, 2012, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222270

if mike had a threesome with them it’d be settled.

Radish July 13, 2012, 1:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #222271

Leu: On the sidenote where is Lucy’s hair?

Tai: She still looks good how she looks. So does it matter?

Leu: True she cant get much more beautiful *Cuddles a handmade plush of Lucy*

Tai: What….?

Leu: ITS THE ONLY WAY TO HUG LUCY WITHOUT BEING KILLED!!!!

Tai: Point… Thats a good point.

Tai and Leu brothers July 13, 2012, 1:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #222272

@Rasidh
I’m sure you’ll find that somewhere on rule34.com

Stevum July 13, 2012, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222273

@Commentor Zero

You seem very close minded. Being ready to seize upon any little idea that would mean you don’t have to change your mind is indication, in my opinion, that you are either trolling or that you refuse to see anything beyond your first impression and expect everyone to see it that way as well.

You can hate the fallout in the comic that Mike and Sandy’s relationship has caused, but the source of most of that fallout was within MIKE. Sandy’s given us no personal reason to hate her beyond having opinions on friends who abuse each other.

Biblioholic July 13, 2012, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #222274

This is what my girlfriend does to me…

MiM July 13, 2012, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #222275

@Stevum
Sex makes everything better
Pretty much.

Radish July 13, 2012, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #222276

And now all Mike haters love Sandy! X3

Best girlfriend ever XD

Rusco Istar July 13, 2012, 1:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #222277

I hate to say but, foreshadowing!!!!

Matchbook July 13, 2012, 1:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #222278

@Stevum
Probably. There’s porn everywhere these days. Not that I really give a **** though. Stuff’s awesome.

Radish July 13, 2012, 1:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222279

This comic does actually sucks
. It’s just a bad teen soap opera for emo girls with horrid… art? can we actually call these 9 year old kid’s doodles art?

I can’t believe people spend money in such a lame webcomic. Go read something good like Homestuck, god damn it.

Danielle July 13, 2012, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #222280

Ok, NOW he has crossed my line. His reaction before was perfectly understandable to me, but now he’s crossed the threshold from bitterness to self-sabotage. I’m still not angry at him, but I no longer sympathize with his reactions. Or rather, he’s making a very familiar mistake that I don’t wish on anybody…

No! Bad Mike!

And to think people hated Sandy :(

Dreyfuss July 13, 2012, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #222281

1: I hate you.
2: You’re trying to ruin my life.
3: You’re a parasite.
4: I wish you would die.

How far will Mike go ladies and gentlemen!? Can Sandy finally talk him to his senses, or will he turn on her as well?! Find out next week, on Bittersweet Candy Bowl! 8-) Stay tuned.

Chinatsu July 13, 2012, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #222282

I’m hoping that even if Mike refuses to help Lucy and continues acting heartless, that Sandy will storm off and attempt to, though Mike will probably say that is Lucy ruining his life ‘again’ as it means no/very little time with Sandy.

Though, maybe what is happening to Mike is karma. He abandons Lucy to spend time with Sandy and then Sandy moves away. He leaves Lucy in the middle of a parade in a strange town to chase after ‘Sandy’ and he misses her visit to his house by two hours. He destroys Lucy mentally (most likely leading to her putting on a mask of her true self to hide her most likely major depression from her friends) so that Sandy won’t have to cry when speaking to him again on the phone and wishes death upon her when Sandy visits, and Sandy begins to feel annoyed/mildly angry with him and could possibly leave to go help Lucy instead of spending time with him. It might just be coincidence but whenever he appears to do something for Sandy or in an attempt to spend more time with Sandy, it hurts Lucy emotionally, and it seems to end rather negatively for him.

Moogle July 13, 2012, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #222283

Holy balls you guys she just BOOPED him on the nose, not slap/hit him hard.

Overreacting little girls trying to make a big deal out of nothing.

Ven July 13, 2012, 1:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #222284

@Danielle
I’m sorry for feeding the troll, but Homestuck has a much lower level of drawing. Except for the part where sidekick artists are working. And the story of Homestuck is absolutely empty. It’s twisted and full of shinies, but empty.
And even though this comic is mostly for teenagers, it actually does teach them about important points of people relationship. And IS enjoyable for anyone, actually.

Dorten July 13, 2012, 1:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222285

That was a harmless bap. Lucy full out punches to hurt.

@caustic, being sheltered isnt really a flaw, it just gives you different perspective.

Ven July 13, 2012, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #222286

Mike
Mike
What are you doing?
Stop holding on to your anger.
Anger leads to hate
Hate leads to suffering
ect.
We’ve warned you about this for pages now! ;)

EDIT: Possible though, he’s not totally angry here, he just doesn’t want to have to deal with trying to apologize/talk to Lucy after what he said to her. Easier fix - she dies, he’s off scott free.
Not that I condone this line of thinking mind you.

Emi July 13, 2012, 1:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #222287

Sandy, the moral teacher for jerkfaces.

Fake July 13, 2012, 1:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #222288

Nice shot
나샷 hope they break up

jun July 13, 2012, 1:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #222289

Whoop, how much this makes me like Sandy is unbelievable. Before, she seemed a bit shallow to me. Like, whenever anyone questioned Mike’s reasoning in his dedication to Sandy, he would show them a picture of her and they would be all like, “duuuurhurrrr she is so pwetty!” and immediately agree with Mikie. I love her new character development! She is so sweet and patient with wittle Maishul(welp, until she BAPPED him haha) and she definitely has strong morals. +100 pooooiinnntsss!!!!

Mike, on the other hand, isn’t turning out to be the sweetheart I remember. LOOKS LIKE MIKIE IS MENSTRUATING

…Never, EVER wish for someone to die.

Waugh July 13, 2012, 1:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #222290

Yeah Mike, talk it out with her. You know, instead of calling her a parasite and that no one could ever like her, or that all your friends are bound to abandon her for your stupid *ss—

Wait… wait, what?

Just, what?

Oh, f*ck you, Mike.

Skygaze July 13, 2012, 1:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222291

well… i thought Mike was immature but not THAT MUCH!! sorry Mike but you are going to screw everything that you cares. I Just want to know where does all this hate against Lucy? I don’t Think that is Sandy’s fault. What is he not saying?

Chileanguy July 13, 2012, 1:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222292

Sandy has just become the most anti-drama character ever (instead of fighting, she gives a response that gets her message across without conveying any hatred). She also shows she really does know Mike, since she’s not horribly shocked by his reaction, in fact almost seems like she expected it (no hesitation in her reaction), and she’s accepting of it (which is healthy for a relationship that both good/bad sides are known and the partners are still accepted for who they are regardless). I’d have less respect for Sandy if she did end up breaking up with Mike over this because obviously teenage angst can change people for a time and they need people around them who are stable, and Sandy is a very stable cat. I do think however their relationship won’t last anyhow because Sandy has seemed to matured a lot faster than Mike, so unless he matures more soon it doesn’t seem like it’d work out between them.

For everyone bashing Mike; I never liked him, even when he was nice and good and everything, but I’m absolutely sure didn’t mean what he said. I think it was a dark joke on his part (which is also bad and tasteless of him anyways), but as he doesn’t truly wish Lucy would die, he does not deserve quite so much fowl language directed at him. Remember, Mike spent years being “the nice guy”, it’s not like his character was suddenly re-written for the sake of pointless drama (at least, I don’t think he was). Once anger starts it’s hard to stop it when someone feels victimized, and it’s easier to dwell on bad things rather than good things, and sometimes it just boils over. I think this Mike boiling over, and I think he almost can’t stop himself any more. Even if you see logic, it’s hard to stop being angry with just a finger snap (even though we only see a page every couple days, the conversation is only a few minutes long, Mike doesn’t have the time to process what’s going on as fast as we do), and since he’s with Sandy, someone he’s very close to, it’s easier to say what’s on his mind without a filter.

Ruru July 13, 2012, 1:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #222293

@Danielle That is an incredibly rude thing to say. If you don’t like it, then please leave. I find it absolutely disgusting when people come in and insult a certain community for no reason. You deserve no form of respect from us, because you’re certainly not giving it. Taeshi shouldn’t have to deal with that. She already puts in alot of hard work…

Have a nice day.

Chinatsu July 13, 2012, 1:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #222294

@Biblioholic
And you’re taking things far to serious. I thought that style of my post was enough to give anyone a clue, that I’m not entirely serious. Yes: I do not like to change my mind, no, I don’t think Sandy is mischievious, so far she didn’t did anything that would prove me otherwise. Yes I think it would be interesting to see her being less perfect, because it would cause a lot more drama. “Troll” is a big world, so use it more wisely, m’kay?

@Chinatsu
You forgot about “You have no friends” and “Everyone is with you, only because you’re pretty”. Which tells a lot about Mike and Lucy’s previous relationship, by the way.

@Moogle
Lucy x Sandy inbound! TAKE COVER! ! !

Commentor Zero July 13, 2012, 1:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #222295

OH MY GOD I LOVE YOU SANDY
she is sooooo awsome right now

also Mike here’s a well known fact among saine poeple
wishing someone dead is one of the MOST HORRIBLE THINGS YOU CAN DO
seriously Mike serioulsy?! It wasn’t enough to destroy her internally and make her out to be a friggen deamon but you have to go and wish her death TOO

ok NOW I have officially lost all respect for you

shoop-a-doop July 13, 2012, 1:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #222296

Dude, Sandy REALLY doesn’t a single bad bone in your body, and I absolutely LOVE how she handles Mike XD

and speaking of which………. O.O…………….. I really can’t believe he said that “maybe everything would be fixed if she died” ……… O.O…………… Although Mike’s current character annoys the hell out of me, its kind of refreshing to see he’s evolving…… even though I don’t like how he’s acting, at all….. Is that weird? Yeah, it probably is….. :/

Subaru July 13, 2012, 1:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #222297

Darn it sandy you keep getting more and more likable. :) I can’t wait to see mikes reaction to her rebuking him.
Seriously mike? Why did you have to say that out loud? In front of your lady? On your first date together?
I hope Sandy gets back into contact with Daisy soon. I’m excited for Monday!

taNi July 13, 2012, 1:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222298

I love Sandy.

ema July 13, 2012, 2:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222299

She obviously didn’t abusivly smack/punch him like everyone keeps saying. It looked more like she kinda “booped” his nose. I mean, yelling, “No! Bad!” is a little more cutsie and less angry sounding. Now has she done that and yelled, “HOW DARE YOU!” or something, then I’m take this as a smack and not just hitting his nose lightly.

Also, I don’t find Mike’s remark about Lucy dying all that horrible. I mean, yes, it’s mean, but I don’t belive he actually means that. When I was more around his age I’d say that I wanted my siblings to die. Did I really? No. Was that going to stop me from saying it or for the time being slightly thinking I really wanted it? No.
Teens will be teens and say things they don’t truly mean.

I’m on edge about Mike myself, this isn’t coming from a blind Mike lover. People just need to learn to see where people are coming from and how these characters are only acting like real teenagers.

Blue July 13, 2012, 2:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222300

I can’t believe Mike actually went there.
I mean, disliking or even hating someone is one thing, but wishing that they’d actually die? I guess he really doesn’t like Lucy that much after all.
Things are getting so muddled up at this point that it’s getting harder to tell who to sympathize with.
Lucy has done her share of damage, but she’s in a bad way now and really, at heart, she’s a really nice person with a lot to give if she’d stop locking it down all the friggin’ time.
Mike used to be a nice person, but now he’s gone beyond mean spirited and into the realm of a dark/temperamental person. Sometimes you have to be tough, but you also have to know when to be nice. Giving into demands all the time is just as bad as continuously beating someone over the head every time they try to talk.
As for Sandy, I can appreciate what she’s doing and who in their right mind wouldn’t, but perhaps if she didn’t cry like she did over the phone when she talked to Mike about Lucy, they probably wouldn’t be in this current situation. In a way, she is slightly responsible for the distress between Mike and Lucy, no matter how indirect it was.
It might seem like a bit of a stretch to say this about Sandy, but it pays to have foresight and fortitude concerning the relationship between individuals. People are very social creatures and one has to wonder what would hurt more: if all their wealth was taken or if their best friend was turned against them.
This comic has certainly grown and I feel like it’s really begun to take a hold of itself. It’ll be very interesting to see how this story continues to unfold, as well as how the art develops over what I hope to be more years to come.

Edit: I didn’t realize s-l-a-g (as in smelting) was an offensive term on BCB. I comment a lot on this comic, but I usually come up with a random name before posting and this just happened to be the one off the top of my head.

**** Master July 13, 2012, 2:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222301

….Sigh..Sorry Mike. I’m on the hater’s side now. You’re mean, dude. Real mean. Seriously.



._.

Aspear July 13, 2012, 2:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222302

Okay, first off, him saying that “Maybe it would be fixed if she just died,” is completely normal for a sophomore in High School. I’m not sure why you guys are taking it so seriously like that. I don’t even think Sandy hit him that hard because she knows he was just saying something to defend his pride. A lot of people use “Just die,” and other variations of that comment when they’re in arguments but they don’t mean it. Kind of like saying, “I’m going to kill you!” to a brother or close friend doesn’t mean you’re going to kill then. It’s a simple, ignorant comment he made. Nothing to make everyone trip out about. “YOU LOST EVERYONE’S RESPECT BECAUSE YOUR A CAT WHO SAID THAT HE WISHED SOMEONE WAS DEAD EVEN THOUGH YOU’RE AND ANGST TEENAGER WITH HUNDREDS OF ANGSTY HORMONAL CHANGES!!” People. Chill. A simple comment. It’s not even that emphasized. If it was an honestly serious dramatic statement it would’ve been given a much larger comic panel and more dramatic background (er…lighting?)

Kikren July 13, 2012, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222304

And Sandy comes in for the win…

AND THE CROWD GOES WILD!!!

Thank you. I have been wanting to smack him since I first read the archives.

AflacMan13 July 13, 2012, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222305

I think you need to slap him harder Sandy, Mike is a stubborn *** nowadays.

Impel Dragon July 13, 2012, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222307

Haha I love how the fandom’s attitude towards Sandy has changed in a matter of pages.

And that was really, really uncalled for, Michael. >8(

Flara July 13, 2012, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222309

Sheesh, Mike! Now your own crush you’ve been dying to see is trying to slap some sense into you too, she’s certainly more understanding than Mike himself, wishing death is just wayyyyyy too far, man, speak about being a good person in front of your own Sandy. I wonder if she’ll ever love him back again if he continues like this.

Dmitriy July 13, 2012, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222310

Sandy, you are now allowed in my heart. She has the common sense and apparently the pants in the relationship, HEY-O!!

UltimateZ July 13, 2012, 2:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222311

Seriously, Mike needs to grow up. He was so nice to Lucy back then, I didn’t notice till Mike entered Highschool that he detested Lucy this much… ;_;

GeraldoEar July 13, 2012, 2:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222312

Wow. What a horrible thing to say; way to go, Mike!
Funny how he immediately tries to prove Sandy wrong about being a good person.

CatTrooper July 13, 2012, 2:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #222313

Awsome sandy just awsome good girl XD man mike needs to grow up hes just bitter cuz lucy wouldnt love him when he wanted her to and god forbid he’s wrong so she sadly has to forever be in the wrong so he can feel good about himself :nope: that smack was over due and well deserved ;)

koldkagura July 13, 2012, 2:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #222314

Sandy earned my respect

treblig July 13, 2012, 2:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #222315

aaaaaand I love Sandy.

V July 13, 2012, 2:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #222316

I see that Mike is suffering from ‘The world revolves around me’, otherwise known as: ‘I am the classical protagonist so every action I commit will have no serious repercussions’.

Oh Mike, it is Sandy who is the protagonist in the BCB universe.

Luna July 13, 2012, 2:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222317

@Kikren
Here we go… Pal, there are few instances of “die”. You told about brotherly love situation. Yeah, well that irrelevant. There is that magical thing called common sense. And you use it to set situations apart. Brother telling his brother “I’ll kill yaaaa! ! !” is perfectly fine. Guy yelling this while playing Call of Duty is also normal. But there are situations that require swift slap to the face. And this was the deal here. Teenagers do take responsibility for their actions, you know. The fact, that Mike might be irritated with his night emission has nothing to do with his assy behaviour.

@Aspear
There, there. We’ve all been there, recruit. Not here, have our mandatory dorky helmet, and repeat after me: “Mike is a ****ing *******, that should be hanged, and castrated, and then hanged again”.

Commentor Zero July 13, 2012, 2:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #222318

Um WOW. Wooooow Mike, dunno what I say…. Are you four? -_- Jesus.

I still don’t like Sandy, but anyone that hits Mike earns some respect in my eyes. That little bitch needs someone to knock some sense into him…

Also, I hope I’m not the only one seeing a pattern.

Amaris July 13, 2012, 2:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #222319

Hahahahha sandy just joined the list of people I respect she is up there with batman. Hit him again and then stab him then you will be higher on the list then batman

Aris July 13, 2012, 2:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222320

Also, @Kikren: dude, it’s a comic. You chill.

Amaris July 13, 2012, 2:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #222321

You people do realize he wasn’t serious, right?
If anything that was just him being hesitant in facing Lucy.

Rydux July 13, 2012, 2:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #222322

Sandy is like, my second favorite after Lucy. <3 That girl is amazing.
And…my god. Mike, I said I didn’t fault you too badly, but— the hell? Why would you wish death on anyone?!
Taeshi, your art is beautiful! I’m jealous! #^_^#

JakeStartledTheWitch July 13, 2012, 2:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #222325

Hm now that I think about it if mike just swallowed his pride and grew a pair we’d have this little conflict over within a couple of pages
He calls her up
Says he’s sorry and blah blah blah
They talk something out
He hangs up and wil most likely feel like a huge weight has lifted off his shoulders

Or course that would be a very boring ending

Shoop-a-doop July 13, 2012, 2:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222326

Well this is a tad of a surprise. Sandy’s a voice of reason and is trying to end one of the current main conflicts in the story. Which to me is…..conflicting. I used to hate Sandy for tearing Mike away from Lucy, but now she’s giving this advice and blah, blah, blah. But as much as I currently feel at peace with this chapter, I still don’t trust it. There’s still too much remaining drama from everything else going around. Great job Taeshi, you keep on surprising me with your adorable, heart tugging literacy; and if you ever feel like renaming this chapter I think “Eye of the Storm” would be more appropriate than anything else that comes to mind.

Seikyuu July 13, 2012, 2:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #222327

Newfound appreciation for Sandy! That’s it girl! Keep that attitude of his in check.

Ark July 13, 2012, 2:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #222328

@Rydux

Even if he isn’t serious you just don’t wish someone’s death
It’s cruel and just not right
No one person has any right to take anothers life and saying that you will is just as bad

Shoop-a-doop July 13, 2012, 2:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #222329

SWEET! She hit him! I’m REALLY starting to like Sandy now XD

Spiritwolf15 July 13, 2012, 2:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222330

Ugh, I don’t wanna wait til Monday to see what happens, I WANNA SEE IT NOW!! >A< I have a feeling he’s gonna turn around and snap at Sandy and she’s going to text someone and find a way to talk to Lucy…

Fluffy Moose July 13, 2012, 2:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222331

@Waugh
Glad someone got a laugh outta that, I was hoping someone would get it ;)

@TraceLegacySSOF
Please tell me you got your name from the comic I think you did…

Order_66 July 13, 2012, 2:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #222332

Brian D. I am dissappoint.

Indeed. July 13, 2012, 2:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #222333

I think that was supposed to be a joke, but that’s just awful of him to say! Especially if he did overhear her saying she was considering suicide in the library. Just no. Still not feeling any sort of sympathy toward Mike. At all.

KiwiKoala July 13, 2012, 2:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #222334

With the state that Lucy is in, Mike will more than regret those words if she does die. This will sound weird, but hopefully Lucy is just depressed but pulls herself out of her funk and realizes that she’s got folks who love her.

Also, it’s good that Sandy is there to smack (or whack) him to his senses. Sometimes we need our better halves, or even just a third party, to tell us “Dude, what the hell?” Mike ain’t a bad guy, but he sure ain’t smart either and hearing what he needs to hear from the one he loves the most will probably do him a world of good.

Atticus July 13, 2012, 2:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #222335

Mike, that was flat-out uncalled for.

StarSturdy July 13, 2012, 2:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222336

oohhhh nice one sandy now i bet people don’t hate you as much now XD

Anima July 13, 2012, 2:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #222337

Oh now I see it…You know that one guy in every cartoon that gets punched in the face because its funny? And they always punch him when the comic relief is REALLY REALLY needed? THAT’S MIKE, THAT’S WHY IT WAS SO DEPRESSING WHEN HE WASN’T GETTING HIS ROYALL BEHIND KICKED

Ren July 13, 2012, 2:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #222338

I think Sally just earned all of my respect. That swift reaction made this all worth it. GOOD JOB SALLY

MIKE YOU’RE STILL BEING A DICK. FIX IT.

Lunas July 13, 2012, 3:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222339

Lol @ all the people taking Mike’s comment seriously. It’s not a very nice thing to say in any case - why are some of you saying the same to him like you’re any better?

EDIT: Also, ‘the biggest jerk in the history of the world?’ Really? Never mind people like Abbey’s dad or those thugs or the guy who gave him drugged candy, then… Compared to Mike, they’re positively saintly.

/sarcasm

Crayon July 13, 2012, 3:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222340

Team Sandy y/y

Kylie July 13, 2012, 3:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #222341

Yeah yeah, another comment against Mike…

But seriously, Mike has pummeled Lucy through his words (he could stop at some point and not try bringing her completely down) and now only focused on the hate he developed towards her. Saying you want someone to die doesn’t mean you will do something towards it, but it still gives the perspective on the feelings there.

In my opinion, this is going all the wrong way, for Lucy i mean. I sadly foresee that Mike will turn on Sandy, being aggravated by her reactions and she will just ask him to leave. Then he will blame this on Lucy and that won’t end happily…

I hope i’m not right about that…

Ranadiel July 13, 2012, 3:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222342

Zero July 13, 2012, 3:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222343

I know everyone goes through ‘the world revolves around me, so there’s no consequences’ mentality, but COME ON. It’s like watching Harry Potter angsting all over again.
Listen to Sandy(who hopefully just popped some sense into his head; you go girl!); women are always right in these circumstances.

Kureji-neko July 13, 2012, 3:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222344

Thats so adorable. Can’t stop laughing. XD

Ember July 13, 2012, 3:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222345

I don’t mind Sandy and Mike, mainly because recent story arcs have made it incredibly difficult to like Mike at all. Not that Lucy’s an amazing or wonderful person, she’s a barbed girl with issues to spare who clings to Mike like a lifeboat (or at least, was), but nobody deserves to be treated like that unless they’ve killed your family. Especially not someone you’ve been friends with your entire life.

I know that familiarity breeds contempt and that teenagers are some of the most spiteful creatures on the planet, and I hope that we do see maturity and growth on everyone’s part as this progresses, largely because I’m tired of feeling exasperated by everything that comes out of Mike’s mouth.

In the end, maybe Mike’s worried that Sandy will run away with Lucy. That would be pretty funny.

Caramellos July 13, 2012, 3:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222346

Ha ha! Sandy knows whats right. Should’ve hit him harder XD

DezRaffy July 13, 2012, 3:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222347

THANK. YOU!

A standing ovation for Sandy. Everyone give her a big hand.

Paw…

Whatever. She earned it!

Brony 2-Ma-Ro July 13, 2012, 3:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #222348

I have a whole new respect and love for Sandy! Smack the stupid out of Mike!

proudgypsy July 13, 2012, 3:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222349

Oh Mike, you whiney little piece of ****… You deserve so much more than that!

I have never loved Sandy more than right now.

Steve July 13, 2012, 3:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222350

@Everyone who is now angry at Mike - Good, good. Let the hate flow through you.

KoiInTheRedPond July 13, 2012, 3:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222351

Get dunked Mike. Sandy’s got those fast hands yo.

That One Lurker July 13, 2012, 3:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #222352

……..Oh you did NOT just say that Mike!, what the hell is wrong with you??!!!? Furious Abbey

Kuddos to Sandy for the much needed “bap”

Mike’s comment is even more disturbing by the fact that Lucy was actually CONSIDERING suicide three chapters ago…

Death of Ink July 13, 2012, 3:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222353

Melinda, her name is SANDY… not sally.

my god, 70+ chapters and people still getting names wrong. :/

regarding mike’s comment about lucy dying… no, this whole thing, every single problem EVER… would be fixed if paulo just died.

paulo is the cause of everything… disease, murder, rape… he’s the bane of happiness.

Thanatos July 13, 2012, 3:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #222354

BAP???
Bitch please!
Lucy, show the lady how it’s done! 8-)

Cavara July 13, 2012, 3:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #222355

1) Mike sucks.
2) CUS SANDY YOU MY ERRUTHANG
YOU ALL I EVER WANTED
WITH YOU I AM SET NOW
EVEN THOUGH I NEVER WON IT
BABY YOU ARE FULLA WIN
TRADE YOU? I AIN’T NEVER GONNA
I’LL LOVE YOU FOREVAH
BELIEVE I’LL BET MY LIFE ON IT

WE’LL NEVER GET KNOCKED DOWN
YOUR FACE WILL ALWAYS PICK ME UP
KISS YA RIGHT NOW LIKE I DON GIVE A F—-

YOU MADE ME WAIT FOR IT
BUT NOW I FOUND MY LUCK
AND I’LL SAY THE SAME THING EVERY SINGLE TIME

YOU DA F—-IN BEST
YOU DA F—-IN BEST
YOU DA F—-IN BEST
YOU DA F—-IN BEST
YOU DA BESS I EVER HAD
DA BESS I EVER HAD
DA BESS I EVER HAD
AND MICHAEL IS STILL MAD

Rockenos July 13, 2012, 3:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #222356

Okay it’s official Sandy is now on my favorite Characters list. Michael listen to your girlfriend.

Freidrich von Wolfegang July 13, 2012, 3:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #222357

…I’ve been tolerant on how Mike has been throughout the series. Even when he was being a major jerk to Lucy in previous chapters. But for him to say something like that, that just puts me over the edge. I still have a bit of hope for him to make amends with Lucy, but from the looks of things I am having doubts.

As for Sandy, she’s perfect. If Mike messes his apology up with Lucy, I say he doesn’t deserve such a perfect girlfriend and should be alone the rest of his life.

PyroSpades July 13, 2012, 3:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #222358

Why is everyone all, “Mike is evil, he made Lucy cry!” He spent almost this whole series being selfless and good to everybody, only to have it constantly thrown in his face by everybody, and especially Lucy. It’s hard to stay nice in the face of that kind of opposition.

CaecusDaemon July 13, 2012, 3:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #222359

@Zero lol i love you
@everyone who says we shouldnt feed trolls derp im sorry you all made excellent points all i did was make him feel good :p

Rún July 13, 2012, 3:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #222360

Taeshi always putz the unexpected, well that’s what I noticed so far.

mikedawn July 13, 2012, 3:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222361

I seem to recall more than half of the people now posting were all raging “Sandy is a «insert nasty word here»”, but DAYUM!

Finally, some well deserved slapstick humour combined with comeuppance. A round of applause is well deserved.

Ditto July 13, 2012, 3:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222362

*was getting a good feeling from this until I read what Mike said* Dude. Not cool man. NOT COOL.

Dragonuv3 July 13, 2012, 3:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #222363

@Thanatos is it weird that i completely agree with you and think paulo is a dick that causes nothing but trouble but hes still one of my favourite characters?

Willow July 13, 2012, 3:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #222364

Alow me to give the good ‘ol mordecai & rigby thing: OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHH HHHH!

Gershnargin July 13, 2012, 3:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #222365

Mike supporter (probably one of the few), I can’t help but feel for Mike and think this is all the product of the forces in his life. Despite what any one says, one of the few rights we all have is to sever a relationship be it romantic or friendship. Especially if that relationship is making you unhappy. Mike in the past has went as far to throw him self off a cliff to protect Lucy. He has been a good friend to her until he decides he wants out. Even the first time around when he separated that was his right as an individual as did Lucy have the right not to form a friendship again but opted for instead. He tries to just slip away with out conflict but other friends, Lucy and fate keep that pressure on. The sad fact is by Lucy’s hand or not she is the catalyst which is making Mike unhappy.

Despite that, his desire to leave and separated from that element has made him the “bad guy”. He can’t escape, things escalate as this feeling grows due to out side influences. Friends, bad luck what ever he is stuck and being pushed back to her. Now his last escape and only real support, is pressing him once more to return to what he has fought to escape. I don’t think any one in his shoes would be doing much better, we all have boiling points which was Mike telling Lucy he was never her friend. That act I see more as desperation to finally brake what he feels as the powers that be from forcing him back. Now his latest comment I think is more of despair. He doesn’t want any thing to do with her… but even his last bit of support is gone.

Is this all Lucy’s fault? No… Lucy has grown and that is great, she is becoming a better person. She even gets it now and was trying to do right by Mike. Once again this is great, however for Mike… things just seem to be conspiring against his wishes no matter what he does. Nice guy, *** hole it doesn’t matter. He is trapped and the bad guy in the situation.

TrielaM July 13, 2012, 3:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222366

Okay, so not AS awesome as Paulo punching Mike, but it’s pretty damn satisfying. Thank you, Taeshi.

Name not found July 13, 2012, 3:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #222367

dat smack!!

Drezzden July 13, 2012, 4:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222368

MIKE!! BAD Kitty!! *slaps him across his face* Furious Abbey
you should NEVER wish for someone to die!! NEVER!
Sandy’s way too good for such a brat like him…
I really don’t like him no matter how much i try Mad Lucy not one bit…

crazy-cat-lady July 13, 2012, 4:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222369

Joining the club of people who used to hate Sandy but now realize how perfect she is and how it was Mike’s terribleness all along.

Isadora July 13, 2012, 4:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222370

Good job Sandy :), knocking sense into Mike.

Megadude July 13, 2012, 4:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222371

We should have a Sandy ”Troll face” emoticon for this page. I love you! <3

Wolftail July 13, 2012, 4:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222372

@Commentor Zero:
“So he wishes to speak of sesquipedalians.”

Hah, I thought that, then thought “Damn, he’s right.”

You’re still a jerk. Even though I’m laughing.

“@Aspear
There, there. We’ve all been there, recruit. Not here, have our mandatory dorky helmet, and repeat after me: “Mike is a ****ing *******, that should be hanged, and castrated, and then hanged again”.”
~Commentor Zero


Ha.

Biblioholic July 13, 2012, 4:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222373

.A.
-joins the Hate Mike fan club-

wr3h July 13, 2012, 4:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222374

aww, that final scene is just cute :D

IDFC Friday July 13, 2012, 4:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #222375

Cartman: No, bad mister kitty.
No this is my potpie….
Mooooom, mister kitty is being a d i l d o.

Mom: I know a little kitty who is sleeping with mommy tonight. 8-D

LOLZ

Anyways, it’s good that sandy gives him that little slap. Not to hard, not to soft, just to reprimand him. It looks like Mike is calming down a bit. And although what he says is terrible, I know what it means…. You all can’t deny that you sometimes feel and/or think the same thing about some persons in your lives.

Come on Mike, suck it up damnit!!!! (You’re still ma bro, bro. ;) )

Me, myselve and I July 13, 2012, 4:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222376

I suddenly have the insane urge to ship Sandy & Lucy.

Huh.

Dr.Z July 13, 2012, 4:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222377

Guess no one is hating Sandy after this one :P

Knux-the-Killer July 13, 2012, 4:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #222378

-____- Really Mike?? Now i Dislike You Even MORE. Nd Eh Sandy Is Okay Now In My Book. i Still Love Lucy ALWAYS!

Chirp July 13, 2012, 4:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #222379

Ya know, all you Mike defenders who are saying that it’s normal for him to say the “If she just died” thing. Ya know, I don’t care if he’s a teen or not, this stuff is still not alright, it’s still something dickish to say. I was in school, and even I didn’t say something like, there’s a certain line you don’t cross. Mikey boy has crossed it.

kanashe July 13, 2012, 4:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #222380

He totally deserved that. He is being unreasonable. Lucy’s death would not help, in fact It would probably make his life miserable.

BancheeCat July 13, 2012, 4:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #222381

I found that really funny, it was hard not to burst out in wierd giggles XD
Sandy FTW! :D

Minty Winter July 13, 2012, 4:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #222382

Is it just me, or is Sandy turning out to be a fantastic, virtually perfect person? Because it’s really starting to seem that way.

Oh yeah, and I harbor no ill will towards Mike. What Lucy put him through, whether it was reality or his imagination, affected and probably hurt him very much, what with the clingy/abusive behavior. Maybe sandy will be able to slap some sense into him and make him apologize to Lucy for acting sociopathic. I’m sure Lucy would apologize in return as well.

Cael July 13, 2012, 4:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222383

i hope next time she says that to him a spray bottle is involved. but smacking him is just as effective apparently

King_Crimson July 13, 2012, 4:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #222384

Suddenly I want to take up smoking so I can lie in bed staring at the last frame while enjoying the afterglow and taking a loooooooong draaaaaaag

Sanitarium July 13, 2012, 4:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222385

Wow. Now that was just out of order, unless he was joking.

Either way, Hoheh’s on the right track.

Oh bugger off am I trying to sign my comment.

StushiJaguar July 13, 2012, 4:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222386

Well that isn’t a kick to the face but I think that should do the job if it doesn’t. But smack him again

Jack Flop July 13, 2012, 5:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222387

Sandy is one of my favourite characters now, come on smack some sense into that Mike!

Llama July 13, 2012, 5:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #222388

:D Sandy is awesome.

ZombieSlayr800 July 13, 2012, 5:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #222389

Ooooh! I hate getting bapped in the nose. :)

The Guy in the Background July 13, 2012, 5:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #222390

Wow Michael, you have a lot of thinking to do. You just got bopped in the face by Sany. Sany of all people. That’s a wake up call right there, dude.

Splee July 13, 2012, 5:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #222391

Thank you for doing something most of us wanted to be done Sandy, giving Mike a reality check and giving him a slappin for that bad behaviour of this.

Seriously I love this girl, she’s smart, pretty and fair.

Kit July 13, 2012, 5:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #222392

I wounder if he’ll freak out now, because evul Sandy is being all mean to him whike evul Lucy.

Poor, poor baby. If only all these meanie girls would just die, he’d be all happy, happy.

AmIright?

Dr.Z July 13, 2012, 5:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222393

No one who wishes death on someone can be considered a good person. Seriously Mike, go run out in traffic.

bite me July 13, 2012, 5:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #222394

And again…. more respect for Sandy. No Maishul… bad kitty.

eatedurtaco July 13, 2012, 5:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #222395

It’s nice to see Sandy is being the understanding one. Still, it’d be nice if they enjoyed each others company, instead of talking about other person.

Jeev July 13, 2012, 5:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #222396

@Thanatos HEY! You keep disappearing. I miss your whiny arse and troll-like commenting. :33 -Feeds-

@Zero I opened that and I had my volume all the way up, so it scared the ever-loving SHIZ outta me. ; n; Not fun.

JUST SO EVERYONE KNOWS, I STILL LIKE MIKE.

Yep. I do. I still like Mike. And I enjoy Sandy more now as well, as we get to see more of her thought process and how she handles Mike.

With swift bops to the nose apparently. :D

ERRY-ONE NEEDS TO CALM THE FUQ DOWN. I’ve got this.

*Green Power Ranger GO!*

I would ALSO like to note that Mike’s expression is amazing and it made me smile to be sure. C:

Yaschiri July 13, 2012, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222397

Yes, wishing death on someone is a s***** thing to do.
BUT, we’ve probably all -said- it as some point. very few of us actually meant it, and almost all of us would be horrified if it happened.
and while Mike has been incredibly over the top in the way he’s handled things, I seriously don’t think he means it.

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@TrielaM
-facepalm-

“Despite what any one says, one of the few rights we all have is to sever a relationship be it romantic or friendship. Especially if that relationship is making you unhappy.”

The problem isn’t that “he wants to end the friendship”, it’s the way he went about it. You have to admit that there were far better ways….. and even this way did not need to be done so extremely…..


“Mike in the past has went as far to throw him self off a cliff to protect Lucy. He has been a good friend to her until he decides he wants out. Even the first time around when he separated that was his right as an individual as did Lucy have the right not to form a friendship again but opted for instead. He tries to just slip away with out conflict but other friends, Lucy and fate keep that pressure on. The sad fact is by Lucy’s hand or not she is the catalyst which is making Mike unhappy.”

1) Lucy has saved Mike’s life multiple times as well, nearly getting herself drowned, beaten horribly ( if not killed ), and/or possibly raped.

2) Lucy, once she realized, stopped trying to force herself on him.
She tried for a bit to simply be his friend, but even then she didn’t really force herself on him, and when she realized that he didn’t care for that either, she tried to leave him alone. SHE’S TRYING TO LEAVE HIM ALONE AS WE SPEAK.

Her friends and teacher forced them together——- she had no control over it, she did not ask for it, and from what I can see, she was every bit as upset over it as Mike was.
We cannot blame her for that any more than we can blame Sandy for Mike’s taking her advice so rashly. ( which is not at all, because Sandy never intended for her advice to be taken that way, and would have been horrified has she known. )



“…. his desire to leave …. has made him the “bad guy”. He can’t escape, things escalate ….. due to out side influences. Friends, bad luck what ever he is stuck and being pushed back to her. Now his [ girlfriend ] is pressing him once more to return to what he has fought to escape. I don’t think any one in his shoes would be doing much better,”
This I concur with. I understand why he’s upset over Sandy’s response.
He still needs to calm the heck down though. XD

“we all have boiling points which was Mike telling Lucy he was never her friend. That act I see more as desperation to finally brake what he feels as the powers that be from forcing him back. Now his latest comment I think is more of despair. He doesn’t want any thing to do with her… but even his last bit of support is gone.”

continued from above, I see why this has thrown fuel on the fire….. but at this point, Lucy is not the problem. The friends are. Lucy wants it to be over just as much as Mike does. she’s been trying to stop the drama train for quite awhile now…… :\
as a result Michael also unknowingly drags it out as well. IE he could have stopped the conversation, closed it out, and enjoyed his evening with Sandy, but now he’s focusing on this instead of just letting it go.

“Is this all Lucy’s fault? No… Lucy has grown and that is great, she is becoming a better person. She even gets it now and was trying to do right by Mike. Once again this is great, however for Mike… things just seem to be conspiring against his wishes no matter what he does.”

This. ^-^
In all the chaos that the friends are accidentally causing in their attempt to “help”, Mike can’t seem to see that Lucy is just as frustrated with their actions as he is.

That’s understandable, because it’s hard to focus while getting swarmed alive by friends who are outside of the situation,
But it’s still inaccurate, and I hope Sandy might be able to help him realize that…..


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edit:
OH. and I are very curious to see what Mike’s reaction is to “bop”. or was it “bap”?
oh well, I’m tired and you know what I mean.

also, more sarcasm:
NONONO.
IT IS QUITE OBVIOUS FROM THE WAY MIKE IS HOLDING HIS HEAD, THAT SANDY MUST HAVE HIT HIM WITH NEAR-NECK-BREAKING SPEED.
duhhh.

;w;

headdesk July 13, 2012, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222398

@headdesk You always have such nice, insightful comments that are fun to read. Thanks. :D

Yaschiri July 13, 2012, 6:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222399

@Yaschiri
nyah ^-^;
Thank-you, that seriously means a lot to me…… ^-^;;

headdesk July 13, 2012, 6:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222400

@headdesk Hey no problem. <3 Just keep ‘em coming~

Yaschiri July 13, 2012, 6:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #222401

I’d like to remind people that up until this point, Mike fully intended to take all of Lucy’s friends away and completely ostracize her.

This is not him trying to break ties.

That is a naked attempt to hurt and socially maim someone in one of the most important areas of their life.

This is vicious.

This in completely disproportionate to the perceived ‘abuse’ he fixates on.

This is irredeemably callous to someone who risked their life to save his on multiple occasions.

If Mike does not realize how horrid his intentions have become, he will simply continue to grow into a more deluded and vicious person.

It will not stop with Lucy.

Dr.Z July 13, 2012, 6:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #222402

OH SANDY, I LOVE YOU TOO.

I do, but you’re too good for Mike. Seriously.

Maybe (I hope) they get into a bigger fight or something and then they break up and then Mike realizes he’s all bullcrap and talks it out with Lucy and he starts to date Lucy or something.
And then Sandy ends up with somebody better than that pile of poo named Mike <3

Polomolo July 13, 2012, 6:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #222403

Ha! Oh the irony… Sandy hits him too. I think she and Lucy would get along rather well after all.

Lunacy July 13, 2012, 6:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #222404

Meh, the boy is just playing the little drama queen! Sandy on the countrary looks way more adult, almost like a caring mom. Time for Mikey to grow up a bit, although I doubt a single bap will be enough. Maybe Haley can take care of dispensing the cure and bonk him regularly before and after his meals.. XD

Cavara July 13, 2012, 6:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222405

@Luncay

Yeah. I’m now shipping Lucy & Sandy together for this reason.

The girls should just ‘comfort’ each other and leave Mike to his own hand.

Dr.Z July 13, 2012, 6:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222406

Sandy, AWESOME. I used to think you were just an ok character, but now I like you so much more! Mike, you still have a long way to go before I like you again. I hope Lucy ignores you from now on, but she probably won’t. :nope:

Person July 13, 2012, 6:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #222407

I knew Mike would wish for that, but to say that in front of his love? This guy needs to learn when to keep his mouth shut :P

Enlasel July 13, 2012, 6:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #222408

JESUS CHRIST MIKE!!!!!!!! After what I’ve just witnessed I’ve come to the conclusion that mike REALLY REALLY REALLY (I cannot emphasize this enough) REALLY needs a good ayu beam or kick to the jugular…

Bleep bloop July 13, 2012, 6:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #222409

mike is an *** lucy is just sad at the moment

connor July 13, 2012, 6:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222410

XD NO! BAD!
mike you are an a********

BcBfan174 July 13, 2012, 6:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #222411

I waited for this moment. And then it happens. But I hope they don’t break up. :c

mathematics July 13, 2012, 7:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #222412

Okay sandy is cool in my book.

yuyupiece July 13, 2012, 7:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222413

Mike, did you really think Sandy would agree to Lucy’s death?

person July 13, 2012, 7:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222414

Sandy=awesomely awesome
Mike is being kinda mean, but it’s understandable. I think Mike just wanted some time without Lucy, but Lucy wasn’t getting the hint, so he exploded.
Not that way, you pervs.

Sam July 13, 2012, 7:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222415

Better if she died? Mike, you have regained my respect for you! YOU ARE SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO COOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!
8-D I XD reading this page and felt Furious Abbey at Mike for being so rash and ;_; that he is causing Sandy to be violent with him, a sure indicator that she is pretty aggravated. So much feelings! :) :) :)! CAN”T WAIT FOR MONDAAAAAAAY!!

masonery July 13, 2012, 7:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222416

*BAP* Karma bitch!

Bit-small July 13, 2012, 7:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222417

BOOM! Head Shot!

Ronyle143 July 13, 2012, 7:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #222418

Critical DlCK levels: Mike. Win point goes to: Sandy.

Ark July 13, 2012, 7:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #222419

Welcome to the dark side, Sandy.
You are one of us now.
MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHA.

Calico July 13, 2012, 7:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222420

lol okay mike

SANDY I JUST
maybe she’s gonna need a little water spritzer

Milly July 13, 2012, 7:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #222421

Sandy. Thank you. Thats all i can say about the Last panel. XD

Anthonydafox July 13, 2012, 7:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #222422

BUT DIDN’T SHE SAVE YOUR LIFE THAT ONE TIME

Elephanthobo July 13, 2012, 7:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #222423

Miiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiike, whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?

Seriously, that’s way too far, if she killed your family then that response would be… well, no, it would still suck. I really hope Sandy can knock some sense into him, if anyone can it’s her (I’d say maybe Daisy, but he doesn’t actually listen to her cus he’s too busy bangin’ her old bestie.)

Speaking of Sandy, she’s slowly becoming a favourite of mine.

Flashtastic July 13, 2012, 7:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222424

:O maybe it’ll be fixed if she just died…

ohhh harsh…

bigdogstan July 13, 2012, 8:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #222427

Take that, sandy haters!


Take that, Mike lovers (damn).

Lycan2 July 13, 2012, 8:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222428

Good job sandy!! everyone has been wanting to beat him upside the haed!!!

Who? July 13, 2012, 8:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #222429

And lo, all of the semi-stupid hatred for Sandy evaporated.

MGlBlaze July 13, 2012, 8:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #222430

IT’s official I love this page XD

Alkaizer87 July 13, 2012, 8:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #222431

yabfoq<5t4ztbrzgeg% ! D:

Angel July 13, 2012, 8:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #222432

@headdesk

Some good points though I do disagree about the problem being the how and not the actual severing of the relationship. Ultimately that is what it boils down too, and no it might not have been Lucy’s fault but severing that cord has proven impossible. That is all mike has been trying to do. Swarmed by plotting friends and the like the thing just could not die and be done. I sympathies with Mike because the harsh actions he has taken lately have all followed a slow escalation. It has built to this point and I feel mike is more at wits end concerning it.

Could Mike have shrugged it off and enjoyed his time with Sandy, yes maybe. It sounds wonderful and easy but I don’t think that’s the case. Seems he has been shrugging it off most of his early life. I think he probably would have be it any one else but Sandy, her change of heart removing the last source of support he had in the whole mess. His comment about being the bad guy seems especially significant, something I believe he has said before and it kinda sums it all up. Not just a snide comment, but how he has been forced to feel given every one around the Lucy – Mike relationship. The expectations on him a bit too much.


“1) Lucy has saved Mike’s life multiple times as well, nearly getting herself drowned, beaten horribly ( if not killed ), and/or possibly raped.

2) Lucy, once she realized, stopped trying to force herself on him.
She tried for a bit to simply be his friend, but even then she didn’t really force herself on him, and when she realized that he didn’t care for that either, she tried to leave him alone. SHE’S TRYING TO LEAVE HIM ALONE AS WE SPEAK. “

I think there was a little misconception there, I am not Anti Lucy, nor saying that she didn’t have her good moments or that she deserves to feel karma’s bite from her past. What I was trying to convey is that Lucy is simply the defining element in the equation not due to any effort to be. It just all comes back to her in the end. She makes Mike unhappy, that is all.

My other point being Mike did for a time look after her, risked him self at least on one occasion to protect her. Not trying to put him on a scale vs Lucy, only point out he is not the bad bad evil kitty hes being made out to be. Least in my eyes he is more the tragic figure. I would go out on a limb and say he might be just as miserable on the inside as Lucy, though lately been using a more aggressive attitude as an outlet.

TrielaM July 13, 2012, 8:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222433

I never disliked Sandy but after today’s page she is definitely one of my favourites. Why can’t she go back to the school after the break instead of Mike or Lucy? Sigh it’d be so nice to have a happy steady headed character, I mean the story only has a handful of those.

Namonaki July 13, 2012, 8:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #222434

I like sandy now her true personality shows hoe she really is in side her hart. ;)

robyn July 13, 2012, 8:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #222436

Lovely page, this. Mike seems to be about that age where being right trumps everything except for being the underdog (undercard?) I remember being like this when I was a kid. He’ll get over it eventually, but with how recent the stuff with Lucy is, and the drive to not look like a fool in front of Sandy… It makes sense, but doesn’t justify, that he would act this way.

I like Sandy. Mike’s lucky to have her. I doubt she’ll leave him just for that, she’s been texting him so long she’s bound to know he’s an angst monster. I’m just glad to see she has a spine, and just wants what’s best for her. Reminds me of a dear friend.

Syfte July 13, 2012, 9:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222437

@TrielaM

I don’t think the issue is that Mike wants to sever a relationship.

Mike wants to systematically hurt Lucy and take all her friends away.

There is a big difference.

He wants to actively manipulate his friends to cause harm to a girl who saved his life.

Dr.Z July 13, 2012, 9:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222438

Hrnnnnn. Always was a Sandy fan. I am thinking back to some of the comics, and I remember that the rest of their friends were always on Lucy’s side when it came to wanting Mike and Lucy together.

The girls forced it out of Lucy that she had feelings for Mikie, and coaxed her to admit them. And yeah, Lucy was cool with the relationship that they had before. but when the others found out Mike rejected Lucy, the \y all got upset at him for turning Lucy down.

It’s a whole mix of stuff, but just wanted to try reme,bering that from before December.

Nobbidy July 13, 2012, 9:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222439

XD Sandy, you don’t know me but, THANK YOU.

Samantha. July 13, 2012, 9:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #222440

My respect for sandy grew thousand-fold.

Cookie July 13, 2012, 9:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #222441

Wow. And Taeshi wonders why everyone hates Mike to death. I’m not saying that I can’t see what might push him to be such a dick right now, but really? I actually thought he was better than this. I don’t see how a relationship between Mike and Lucy could ever exist anymore. It’s just out of the question. And I know everyone’s saying this now, but I have to agree that Mike doesn’t deserve anyone near as sweet and beautiful as Sandy.

TentacleTherapist July 13, 2012, 9:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222442

that’s one fluuuuuuffy tail

mustache July 13, 2012, 9:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #222443

GET EM SANDY! XD Teach that boy to watch his mouth!
My like of her character just shot up quite a few notches. 8-)

Dreamsofcrows July 13, 2012, 9:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #222444

I used to just be “meh” about Sandy, but that last panel has removed my general apathy towards her.
I think at this rate she may just become one of my favourite characters.
Awesome work as usual Taeshi :D

JaiRT July 13, 2012, 9:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222445

@Biblioholic- you know what? I don’t have to take your crap because I have the rights to post MY thoughts and feelings. If I’m a complete imbecile, then why can I post comments that are actually relevant? I have no interest with causing a damned argument, but you, sir, need to concentrate more about your own thoughts, and less about showing other people wrong. We’re all to the same cause.

TraceLegacySSOF July 13, 2012, 9:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #222446

Mike is so sweet when he’s upset :D

Just like a hamster on rage.

Puma³ July 13, 2012, 9:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222447

I want to add that I think they make a good couple, she balances Mike out, she helps him defend himself but she also helps him calm down when he overreacts, helps him grow up.

This is my prediction to the next page

Sandy: -gasp- I’m so sorry Maishul, I didn’t mean it
Mike: It’s ok…I think I needed that ^^;

Kit July 13, 2012, 9:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #222448

This is really what Mike needs. Someone who is devoted to him, but also won’t take his ****.

Kudos to you Sandy, I like you a lot more now.

faldara July 13, 2012, 9:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #222449

Saying NO! BAD! makes me think she’s dog-talking him. It’s hilarious!

KairaWolf July 13, 2012, 9:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #222450

Don’t worry Taeshi, I know a lot of people are taking Mike’s statement as literal, but I think it’s a perfect kind of exaggeration from a moody teenager, really well done on your part. And of course this makes me love sandy like never before. :D

KG July 13, 2012, 9:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #222451

Good Sandy. Have a bag of money. 8-)

(In case you don’t get the reference, watch “Super Strong Warner Siblings” from “Animaniacs”.)

TheX400096 July 13, 2012, 9:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #222452

@Dr.Z

If that was the case I believe we would have seen a lot more activity out of Mike in that regard. He is snippy but he doesn’t go out of his way to discredit Lucy to any one that I can recall in their circle of friends. The entire thing about her having no friends was a retort to her making the same claim if he left the table. I just really don’t see Mike doing more then trying to end it and at times lashing out in frustration at the mess of it all.

TrielaM July 13, 2012, 10:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222453

i understood mike acting like that in the last page, but like, wtffff! limits dude limits! be unhappy when your NOT with your supper hot gf

sleepingfox July 13, 2012, 10:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #222454

Mike sure has a lot of growing up to do :|. If he keeps this up, Sandy may not want to be patient enough to help him out…which might be just as well.

Iris July 13, 2012, 10:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #222455

Currently Shipping: Lucy x Marry Poppins Cat

Seriously, Sandy reminds me of Marry Poppins. She’s practically perfect in every way. :D

MiscKitty July 13, 2012, 10:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #222456

Man it feels like none of you guys have, for a short moment in time, realized that all your problems with something would disappear if one person was dead. In fact, when they’re causing you so much emotional distress just by existing, it’s a simple “out” fantasy to think about. I don’t blame Mike for saying that. Thinking or saying something doesn’t make it real - just like all the parents that say “I’ll kill you!” when they get really angry.

I’m also grasping that Sandy does not get the gravity of Mike’s emotions here. She’s trivializing them. “Oh, talking things out solves everything!” No, no it doesn’t Sandy. That’s a naive and immature way of looking at the world. Yet another proof that she has not mentally progressed past 8 years old in her worldview. I want to smack HER for saying that.

Booka July 13, 2012, 10:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #222457

HAHAHA if Sandy’s physically abusive too that’d be so funny. D: Seriously though… man, Mike’s hate is very real. It’s very disheartening. IS THERE NO HOPE TO SAVE THE FRIENDSHIP

nalem July 13, 2012, 10:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #222458

If only my ex’s girlfriend was like that

Jaime July 13, 2012, 10:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #222459

… wow, I love Sandy now.

Even though I know Mike is going too far… I actually… know how he’s feeling. I was in an abusive relationship with someone (not romantic) and I’ve been so traumatized by it I keep thinking “I wish she’d just die.” Because it’s so hard to think that they’re still around. That they did so much abuse to you. That you let them into your life for so long. Even if I know it’s a horrible thought to have, I can’t help it. The scars run too deep. Seeing that person brings back so many horrible memories. Reminds me of the pain. And it angers me.

Mel July 13, 2012, 10:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #222460

Mike is being treated as the bad guy because the way he’s handled the entire situation hasn’t exactly been the best way. In some ways it couldn’t have gotten worse. But he feels like he’s being cornered by people, and every single one of them wants to talk to him about Lucy. He feels like he’s trapped in the same place. Even though I still feel like he should grow up, he’s a teenager, and teenagers tend to lash out when they feel like their freedom is being infringed upon, and they will lash out at whatever is causing it.

kaliebag July 13, 2012, 10:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #222461

BOOM HEAD SHOT XD

alex July 13, 2012, 10:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #222462

AGAIN! AGAIN! *claps like a child* this time with more feeling!

KitsuneHonor July 13, 2012, 10:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #222463

I was wrong about Sandy, I know that now, she’s awesome :P
Mike still a jerk tho’

Panda July 13, 2012, 10:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222464

GO SANDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!
SMACK SOME SENSE INTO HIM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Insigma July 13, 2012, 10:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222465

lol good guy then bad. pick your battles

john duh bapteest July 13, 2012, 10:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222466

Sandy: Now officially the only sane character in the comic

Nite July 13, 2012, 10:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #222467

@TraceLegacySSOF:
probably you didn’t notice that Biblioholic wrote “Your intent is noted and applauded”.
he was just teaching you that replying to trolls is almost useless. they don’t care about what you write and, if they see someone replied to them, they feel motivated to continue with the trolling.
also, he wanted to make you understand that Taeshi is not stupid and she can recognise a troll, so trying to defend her, while the intent is to be noted and applauded, is futile since it only makes the troll to continue trolling.

be careful not to take advices as admonitions.

boh... July 13, 2012, 10:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222468

Mike you ******* even after Lucy apologized you want her to burn. I hope Lucy beats you when you see her again

Ink July 13, 2012, 11:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #222469

Well, I would say something to defend Mike right now, but HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
All the seriousness of Mike wishing death upon Lucy aside, that was hilarious!

Adrian Fife July 13, 2012, 11:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222470

@ booka:
I half agree with you. Right now, Mike is in a very emotional state so he might feel like his feelings are being belittled. While talking things out with Lucy might work later, I think the best way to approach this situation is to have a heart to heart with Mike and talk to him about how he feels right now….a sort of venting session because it looks like he might need a bit more venting before a solution to the problem can be reached.

Iris July 13, 2012, 11:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222471

wow I just noticed sandy’s eyebrow! I didn’t see it before! she’s actually angry for what he said!

boh... July 13, 2012, 11:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222472

Oh that made me chukcle to see Sandy smack some sense into him. She’s right and she cares about Mike and his well being along with his friends. Mike, you would go that far to consider seeing her dead? Thats just plain wrong, cruel, and heartless of you to say such a thing and for that you are pulling the strings too tightly in your relationships with your friends and girlfriend. Lucy may have made you misrable at times but she cares about you and is willing to repent of her transgressions of abuse. Your hatred for her seems like you are prone to become evil and fall to the dark side. I think that is all I can say for now. Good day everyone except Mike (I still like Mike even though he’s being a total jerk, sigh…) K THX BAI!

Starkeyblade July 13, 2012, 11:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #222473

Sandy is awesome!

Still wondering what Mike will do; will he straighten up, will he yell at her, will he storm off, or will the hit make him think the hits from Lucy were not as bad as he remembers? The suspense is killing me!

OmegaB July 13, 2012, 11:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #222474

Sandy is the best person ever

Null July 13, 2012, 11:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #222475

Listen to your woman Maishul!!

Stryyder July 13, 2012, 11:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #222476

Sandy, I think I love you right now…

Hit him again.

ExplosiveWatermelon July 13, 2012, 11:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #222477

Wow….. Now I’m really disappointed in him…… I honestly wasn’t happy with the way he reacted with all the verbal abuse, but this is…….this just bad…… You’re being confronted with someone’s apology and acknowledgment that they did wrong and your first reaction is to wish them dead? That’s just a little wrong…….

KittySabba July 13, 2012, 11:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222478

Okay Sandy is my favorite character right now! She is so cute, and she’s so sweet. She just wants everyone to be treated well, and she wants her Maishul to be happy. But not to wish death on people. *Bap* :D

I look forward to more. especially when we get to see Lucy again, I’m worried for her.

YaoiQueen July 13, 2012, 11:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222479

I’ve been a huge fan of Sandy from the beginning but now I love her even more.

LONG LIVE SANDY~

Lolly July 13, 2012, 11:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #222480

Hah!
Perfect response to his horrible banter.

Wigglewaggle July 13, 2012, 11:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #222481

Mike, stop being so cruel. You’re only screwing things up for yourself more and more by doing that.

Sarge July 13, 2012, 12:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #222482

Haha, oh Sandy. You have won the hearts of so many by doing exactly what the fans have been begging for. Honestly, she’s not my favorite - not that I don’t like her, I do - but she had always been a memory or a text message to me. This makes her real. She’s not seducing him into her evil kitty paws. She’s not making Lucy the villain. She’s telling Mike that the guy she’s dating is a good guy. He wouldn’t say things like that.

And that’s the thing. Mike doesn’t say things like that… usually. But he’s a kid, and kids say mean stuff. We’ve all said something around “I wish so-and-so would die.” I know half the time when my Italian teacher is late, everyone gets really hopeful and someone always says, “Maybe he died!” all excitedly. I don’t think Mike means it. He just wants her out of his life, you know? There’s all sorts of complicated emotions that are tied to Lucy: confusion at her text, hatred of her abuse, anger at their past. Sometimes it just seems easier to wish someone off into the Nightosphere instead of dealing with the problems that the person creates.

And I think all he needs is a reminder that you can be nice without being a saint, just like you can stand up for yourself without hurting others. Even if he doesn’t want to be close friends with Lucy any more, that doesn’t mean he has to make everyone else leave her side. So good job Sandy! He needed someone to bop him out of that depressive cycle he was on.

Oh and I wanted to say that I love the way you draw Sandy’s hair. You make it look so soft and shiny! She looks like what a model is supposed to be: soft, beautiful, kind, and not completely out of Mike’s league.

Star July 13, 2012, 12:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #222483

I’m getting a bit of an ironic echo here. The most recent crisis came from Sandy not liking how Lucy hits Mike, and now she’s smacking him too! XD

Lyons July 13, 2012, 12:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #222484

“Maybe it’ll be fixed if she just died”
lol xD, and I agree with Star, everyone says at some point “hmm, maybe if she dies I won’t have to ever see her again! :D”. A jokier way would be “Maybe if she gets kidnapped by Cthulhu, she’ll be out of my life!” It’s refreshing to see Mike react like a that. From his expression, even he knows he’s being childish, sort of like
*Hides under scarf
“I-I’m saying this and I’m not coming out of this scarf until everything solves itself!” I found it really cute xD
trying to get away from the situation by acting angsty. Sandy is everything I expected her to be and more :D She’s so mature, reminds me of Mike in earlier chapters when he wasn’t exhausted of being the bigger person. It’s like their natures are so similar so when one is down the other would know exactly how to make it better :)
Can Mike just, travel with her wherever?? D: I don’t want them in a long distance relationship, they work so nice together D”: Please let them be together for a long time lapse ??
*keeps whining*

ichigo.cat July 13, 2012, 12:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #222485

Then again, I hope Sandy won’t push him to babysit Lucy again. Hope she understands that Mike may only need to clear things up but he’s not obliged to “make her better”. That’s Lucy’s responsibility, not his or anyone’s.

ichigo.cat July 13, 2012, 12:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #222486

I wonder what would happen if Sandy knew that “telling someone they upset you” really was more of a screaming “I hate you” because I think that’s a bit different. Sandy is just so sweet though. She has a great perspective but she doesn’t even glimpse the whole of what went down between Mike and Lucy. I really hope that Sandy doesn’t feel this weird sullen and kinda angry side Mike has grown into.

Ciannait July 13, 2012, 12:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #222487

Brfore everyone jumps on the hate mike bandwagon (a little late for that I’ll admit, but I digress) I think it is fair to point out that Mike doesnt actually wish death on Lucy. He doesn’t even mean the hurtful things he said to her (ie parasite) The only reason he said and did those things was he was afraid, and is still afraid, that If he shows any feelings for Lucy, that Sandy will mistake them for love-esque feelings and move on without Mike. He really cares for Lucy deep inside, but he’s afraid to admit it becuase he doent know the definition of moderation, and is afraid that by caring for Lucy he is being disloyal to Sandy.

I don’t think Mike deserves the hate, becuase he doesn’t mean what he says; he’s just bullshitting to try to keep anything from coming between him and Sandy. Hes a good kid, just a stupid and emotionally confused one.

Frodomann1 July 13, 2012, 12:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #222488

Haha, stupid Mike. You can’t be serious. He is not his usual self, that’s for sure! Sandy’s purity’ll do him some good. 8-)

Shi-chan July 13, 2012, 12:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #222489

ok i’m starting to like Sandy alittle now and Mike really? dang Sandy needs to do more then just bap him he needs a boot up his ***! Mad Lucy

BlueBunni July 13, 2012, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #222490

ALGRIGHT SANDYYYYY wooo! sandy = therapist moment?

Hell In my Clouds July 13, 2012, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #222491

Haha!Mike just got owned lol XD

RubySunshine July 13, 2012, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #222492

@AllTheMikeHaters I recommend watching the bcb comment simulator on youtube before you start hating :nope:

SkyyKirby44 July 13, 2012, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #222493

im pretty sure that he just told sandy he hated her so that she wouldn’t love him anymore, he loves her and didn’t want her to be sad if things worked out with sandy, he loves her so much he had to let her go early in order not to break her heart. that’s why he freaked out when he heard that she texted hhim, she loves him and he loves her, but he wants to be faithful to sandy. he couldn’t choose so he cut off the only person he could bear to, he couldn’t break sandys heart, i believe in mike fully and hope he chooses right.

skylarhawk July 13, 2012, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #222494

Okay, I have been reading this for a long time…
And I love this comic so much, I have shown multiple friends it.
I always thought Sandy was going to be nice and all that.. And this proves it! :D

But..as for Mike.
I want to do exactly what she just did to him..slapping him, saying that is just… ARGH! Furious Abbey

I really do hope she is able to knock some sense into him..
For some reason, I expect Paulo or someone to well.. kick his *** later if they find out what he said and stuff. :D
But, that is just me.
…I like Paulo, he’s cool. 8-)

Kat July 13, 2012, 1:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #222495

*clap**clap**clap* Good girl, knock some sense into his dense head of his!

Austin July 13, 2012, 1:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #222496

I can’t help but crack up at that last panel.
Bad Mike, bad! Haha. :D

I’m still glad Sandy’s a good guy though. It’s kind of like we’re seeing Sandy through different points of view; earlier in the comic we could sort of see her through Lucy’s eyes where she appeared as the bad guy telling Mike to basically hate Lucy, but here we can see her through Mike’s eyes where she’s the voice of reason, intelligent, and well-meaning. I’m not sure if that was intended or not, but it works anyway! ;)

Neospector July 13, 2012, 1:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #222497

Yes! Talk it out or you’ll be completely miserable forever.
I mean, we Lucy/Mike shippers wanted Sandy to die and then she turned out to be a nice girl. Give people a chance, and maybe they’ll turn out to be good friends— or better.
And if you HAVE completely given up on Lucy as a romantic interest, the LEAST you can do is try to keep her as a friend. If she says she’ll be a little less physically aggressive, won’t you at least give her the benefit of the doubt?
It’s not always their fault, either. Abbey has been abused and really has a lot of rage built up inside him. I think most people will agree that what happened to him is horrible. Poor Abbey, at least he has Daisy now.
Well, Lucy never had any friends except Maishul. She didn’t know what to do before him; she didn’t have anybody to love except her pets. So poor Lucy, at least she’s had Mike.
Now she’s lost him, and is completely depressed. The only support she has now is Paulo, and she knows she can never be with him. The only foreseeable way Lucy’s heart can be mended is if Mike comes back into her life. He needs to at least try.
I understand Mike hasn’t had the easiest life either. Love has definitely been a roller coaster for Lucy, Mike, and even Sandy.
But someone needs to take control, and only Mike can. Nobody’s the guilty party here. But somebody needs to step up and make things right, before everyone ends up depressed and in an insane asylum.

GUEST July 13, 2012, 1:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #222498

ohh sandy i love you 8-D, serves you rght stupid mike!! XD she’s kindly asking you to fix things with lucy and you wish her to die??!! you are an *******!! Furious Abbey

bankai July 13, 2012, 1:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #222499

Bahaha Mike, you so deserved that one!

Sierra July 13, 2012, 1:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #222500

:DFinally Sandy, is h-here and even better, knocking some sense into Mike. He should just l-listen to her already!

Victoriars July 13, 2012, 1:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #222501

@Booka

” “Oh, talking things out solves everything!” No, no it doesn’t Sandy. That’s a naive and immature way of looking at the world. Yet another proof that she has not mentally progressed past 8 years old in her worldview. I want to smack HER for saying that. ”


…. No.
If the choice is between wildly throwing punches in every random direction possible, or calmly discussing——- calmly discussing is generally the more productive choice.
The only thing I’ve ever gotten from randomly throwing loaded-as-hell punches every which way rather than calmly discussing, is two people with some very bloodied eyes and lives wrecked beyond repair.
Calm, open-minded discussion and patience on the other hand? works every flipping time. and no matter what the outcome of it, it doesn’t leave any damage.

Anger and rage and pure unbridled hatred and closed-mindedness is not a sign of maturity.

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Also: talking it out doesn’t mean that they HAVE to be friends again…..
I don’t think he should forced to keep her as a friend—— and I don’t think Lucy thinks he should or wants him to be either…..
They could stand to find a little closure though…..
at least just come to an understanding on both sides and clear the air between them….

headdesk July 13, 2012, 1:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #222502

I find it really funny that everybody’s chastising Mike on saying she wants Lucy to die yet everybody seems to have no qualms about saying the same to Mike. I SMELL A DOUBLE STANDARD~

I have to say, I’m really liking this chapter so far. Sandy’s personality is solid in this, and I’m really liking that she’s taking a good place in the plot without hogging it. But this maybe-forshadowing of Lucy maybe-dying is getting concerning…maybe?

Pyrofiend324 July 13, 2012, 1:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #222503

When sandy is better than mike we finally figure out who the antagonist is.

SumFurry911 July 13, 2012, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #222504

Eh, I thought it was more to make the point of the double-standard…. XD;
I figured maybe Taeshi was poking fun at the extreme-haters….

Lucy is one of the MAIN main characters, no way Taeshi would kill her, that’d be like killing Mike. O.o


I should mention that in addition to my curiosity, I’m also just as equally concerned to see the way he reacts to the “bap” ( bop? I keep forgetting to check. |c )
It would be horrible if he flipped out at Sandy…..
( I suppose it also might wake him up once he saw her completely wounded expression….. IE make him realize how angry he’s been…. but that’d be a really terrible way to be snapped back to your senses….. )

headdesk July 13, 2012, 1:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #222505

I sense Mike staring dumbfounded at her, and instead of seeing Sandy standing there, he’ll see Lucy and run away, completely ruining his first ( and probably only ) date with her. Great job, Mike. Wishing death upon others isn’t a turn on for Sandy.

honeybee July 13, 2012, 1:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #222506

Excellent idea. It would be fixed if she was dead. Kill her now Mike. You know you want to.

nAar July 13, 2012, 1:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #222507

Bad kitty >:c

paulosawesome July 13, 2012, 2:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #222508

Rofl, I’m liking Sandy more and more XD Talking AND bapping some sense into Mike.

“There’s nothing wrong with telling someone they upset you!” THIS, THIS, A THOUSAND TIMES THIS! This is what I was talking about yesterday in regards to telling your friends when something isn’t cool! (Am I allowed to say “CALLED IT!” ? XD)

I don’t think Mike ever knew or thought that he could say that to his friends. Now some peeps may think that’s silly; at the same time, some peeps believe that simply taking hits and not saying anything about it…ever…is what friendships are all about.

As for what Mike said at the end, that’s him trying to stay mad at the situation, but failing horribly. You can tell that he is taking everything in, and that there’s a good chunk of conflict going on in his mind atm. You can also tell that his anger has defused greatly from a few pages ago.

Chocothunda July 13, 2012, 2:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #222509

And so over a 1000 Sandy haters changed their opinions that day….

Luio July 13, 2012, 2:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #222510

@RainbowDash Wait a second! Mind-control scarf! Yeeess!! It ALL. MAKES. SENSE now! *.*

Jessica U. Ingmann July 13, 2012, 2:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #222512

lol i am officialy okay with sandy now XD

also, how is she hitting him? ive tried many times to imagine this playing out in my head but cant figure it out. is she hitting up at his nose with the palm of her hand, flicking his nose, slapping him straightforward open palm in the face or what?

blarg July 13, 2012, 2:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #222513

God damn it Mike, why can’t you keep your assholiness to yourself while in front of Sandy?

DrNazus July 13, 2012, 2:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #222514

AAWWWW *squeals* :love: Bad Boy you are, Mikie…..

fv July 13, 2012, 2:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #222515

Yeah, Sandy!! Teach that ***** a lesson!

JacksonRogers July 13, 2012, 2:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #222516

Bad mike, no treats for you. Mad Lucy That is what you get for being a total *********.

Kyubi Kusanagi July 13, 2012, 2:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #222517

Okay, I officially like Sandy now! XD She’s really becoming a well rounded character. She seems to be the voice of reason so far, I hope she manages to successfully knock some sense back into Mike. He’s already a hated character, does he really need to give us more of a reason to hate him?
I’m really missing the old Mike, so I hope things will be okay… :(

Guest D July 13, 2012, 2:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #222518

wtf mike

bunny July 13, 2012, 3:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #222519

i think that micheal only said that because he starting to feel guilty now. he is realizing what he did and said to lucy and is starting to regret it deep down, but, being a teenage boy, refuses to express his feelings. he then feels frustrated at lucy for making him feel that way…. having said that, MIKE YOU DO NOT SAY THOSE THINGS TO PEOPLE… FURPLE… YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN. BAD KITTY! WORST FRIEND! Mad Lucy Furious Abbey

heruoni July 13, 2012, 3:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #222521

And plus Mike if Lucy commits suicide and leaves any sort of suicide note that list the things you called her you will be so screwed. Not only would most if not all the gang turn on you but if that happens you could be charged with involuntary Manslaughter.

Freidrich von Wolfegang July 13, 2012, 3:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #222522

There is your flaw for you folks! Shes controlling. And there goes the relationship.

Just saying... July 13, 2012, 3:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #222523

@order 66- yes I did get the username from Twokinds. I use it for most of my several different accounts. I realize that biblioholic was only informing me now. I know that replying to a troll will lead to the situation worsening, but you have to understand that I have a best friend who is 24/7 troll. The only reason I reply is to attempt to find a reason as to why they do so. Thiscomicsucks may not like how there is drama and angst, which may apppeal to women more then men. He might have some personal differences with Taeshi, or simply just lives to annoy, upset, and create arguments. A troll almost always has a motive. It’s just the matter of discovering it, and exploiting it.

TraceLegacySSOF July 13, 2012, 3:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #222524

I feel like their tails in the last panel should show some emotions, pins and needles for Sandy and droopy (out of frame?) for Mike. Bad Mike indeed.

Deluxe_Flame July 13, 2012, 3:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #222525

Oh that is just awesome.. Who would of thought sandy would turn out to be such a good person XD

Tom-the-Foxey July 13, 2012, 3:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #222526

YEAH SANDY! HOW I LOVE YOUUUUUU! :D

Mikanime July 13, 2012, 3:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #222527

*insert unoriginal Mike-hating paragraph here*
Seriously though, that’s just taking it too far Mike.
I now like Sandy more. She’s being a better person about this whole thing than Mike is.

Hinochi July 13, 2012, 3:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #222528

Aspear\GeraldoEar, don’t impersonate anybody even if they’re unpleasant.

A few comments went down the memory hole. I hope you’ll all forgive me.

SuitCase July 13, 2012, 3:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #222529

You know, I had a small dislike of her in the beginning as mostly she was an off screen character and I didn’t really know her, but her words and actions now make me realize that she had little to no influence on Mike’s jerk behavior.
Good luck setting him straight, Sandy.

jmb July 13, 2012, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #222530

I still don’t really see all that bad things Lucy have done to Mike.
All I could see is a tsundere-like girl doing tsundere-like things, but she never EVER made him feel really bad (like turning backs on him or leaving him alone).
Mike had fun with Luci. He even provoked her most of times, and was easy-going on her hard personality, which made things sometimes turn as she showed some nicer aspects of her personality. They played games together, had fun together (and fighted together too lol) like friends usually do, and that’s all.
He just started to freak out when Sandy pointed to him “Oh my god, it’s like, she’s treating you bad <:c” and that’s not true. A part of sandy was worried, the other was jealous. Looking in a more psychological way, Lucy COULD stay with Mike and apparently do these kinds of things and he woulnd’t mind, and take it easy, but Sandy in the other way could not be there.
It’s normal to some girls to be kinda jealous of the “female best friend” and maybe that’s for a reason, Lucy do love Mike after all. I just believe he took it the wrong way. A very bad and imature wrong way.

Apple July 13, 2012, 3:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #222531

I can not believe he just said that.

Go Sandy for bapping him in the nose for that comment.

asimplefangirl July 13, 2012, 3:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #222532

@Commenter Zero
Well, do you remember reading Sandy’s chapter, “To the Top?” At one point, she was frustrated that she couldn’t even open her locker, and so she had to punch it, for it to open.

Anywho….
God Sandy deserves a lot better than Mike. She’s been waiting to see him forever, and he turned out to be a huge jerk in front of her.
I don’t think their taking the relationship seriously, too be honest. They only kissed once, and that was when they were in their third grade.
Im hoping that “Bap” becomes a punch in the face c:<

HappyCat July 13, 2012, 4:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #222533

Eeeeee, Sandy why are you so awesome?

Troia July 13, 2012, 4:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #222534

I don’t think Mike actually wants Lucy to die, he said that because he just want her to totally disappear from his life, even more now that his girlfriend is asking him to talk with Lucy and that would be extremely hard after how he treated her. Sandy knows that, Mike’s not Satan, he could have done worse things to Lucy, he just got really tired (I know he didn’t act in the best way but I guess he couldn’t find another way to make Lucy understand he didn’t wanted her in his life anymore. Lucy’s really fatuous, don’t forget that). Also Sandy’s not being abusive (what an stupid theory), she’s just giving him some….corrective slap. She knows that their problems are not a valid reason to say that about someone.

Effie July 13, 2012, 4:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #222536

someone needs to smack some sense into mike and if sandy can’t do it in the metaphorical sense she’s just gonna have to do it in the literal one.

i don't know July 13, 2012, 4:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #222537

bwahaha, that last panel had me in stitches.

strider July 13, 2012, 4:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #222538

Wow. Never thought I’d say this, but Sandy is my favorite person in this arc as of right now.

Well, other than Mike’s sister.

So now that Sandy hit him is Mike going to go destroy her verbally and wish death upon her?

smileton July 13, 2012, 4:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #222539

ahahaha this literally made me lol.

Go, Sandy, go!

What will happen now that sandy has done the same thing she was upset with lucy for, I wonder? (even though it looks like a mild bop on the nose)

Busty Laroo July 13, 2012, 5:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #222540

the next couple of pages are most likely going change mikes mind so then he will say hes sry to lucy also since sandy thinks they should be friends again he will do it but lets find out ;)

auto July 13, 2012, 5:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #222541

Kay so did another path make anyone else start shipping lucyxpaulo? i think theyre actually really cute together ^-^
so this is how i think everything should goooo

Mike and sandy can go live and be happy forever whatever
but first mike should apologize to Lucy!!!

Then Lucy and Paulo can go be together and happy prolly not really cuz paulos kinda a dick

Then daisy and abbey of course

SUE AND MCCAIN FOR TEH WINNNN

Rachel and david! Jk idk really

Aannnd uh…oh yeah! jasmine!
uh, let her go be with Augustus i guess idk

Tess idk this is her last year so im not worried about her idkkkkk

I feel like i forgot someone but ohwell

Haha i know ive been told i have horrible shipping skills im a gamkan shipper for gods sake

So if you have a problem with my shipping skills thennnnn
I dont blame you x3

Willow July 13, 2012, 6:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #222542

Please Mike. Don’t cause another flame-war. We don’t need this. You’re a nice guy. A very nice guy. Just a little confused.

ScrabMaster July 13, 2012, 6:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #222543

Taking it a bit overboard Mike…

I’m glad Sandy isn’t thinking the same way, it would be pretty disappointing for her to turn out to be be a jerk all along. :/

Keno July 13, 2012, 6:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #222544

Sandy is a hypocrite! But Mike did deserve that slap … Don’t wish death upon someone.

LH July 13, 2012, 6:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #222545

Extreme Mike is Extreme.

But LOL… I sorta like Sandy now.

Then again, I never really hated her. Just neutral. But that was just so cute.

DiDi July 13, 2012, 6:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #222546

DAT BITCHSLAP

l00dak July 13, 2012, 6:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #222547

WAO I used not like Sandy purely for the fact she wasn’t really in the comic but I think she’s a good person! Not just an airhead model I know some of my friends were expecting



Maybe she’s a bit too good and mature for Mike

Alana July 13, 2012, 6:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #222549

…Okay, Mike, you’re making it difficult for even ME to forgive you. D:

Just-a-Lurker July 13, 2012, 7:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #222550

Mike attracts more hate with each update, it seems. I’ll probably be the last, with a few others, to still think Mike is still actually normal and, though he’s in the wrong, doesn’t actually deserve being hated. Well, not that much, at least.

Sure, saying you wish someone were dead is a terrible thing to do, but you gotta remember you’re looking at a teenage boy— I mean, teenage CAT here. Teens are renowned worldwide for saying very hurtful things because they don’t think about the consequences of their actions, and Mike is doing just that; wishing she were dead, he’s simply thinking about how she’d be gone forever; he’s not thinking about how anyone would feel about it.

Mike doesn’t deserve to be locked up for saying that. Lots of people have wished others dead, and they’re not in prison or in a mental asylum just for saying it. Going through with it, though, would in fact land them in prison, but I don’t want to believe Mike would do that.

I’ll agree that Mike is, in fact, stupid. I’ll also agree that seeing Sandy bap/slap/hit him was sort of satisfying. What I won’t agree with, though, is how glorified violence against Mike is, be it hypothetical in comments, or actual in the comic. Get over it, grow up, then sit back and take this comic as it comes.

TL;DR:
Mike is a teenager and it’s relatively normal for teenagers to say things like what he said in the second-to-last panel.
People don’t get locked up for saying stuff, so stop saying Mike should be.
Sandy hitting Mike shouldn’t provoke such a strong reaction in people, even less such a hugely positive reaction.

My body is ready; commence flak storm!

Paash July 13, 2012, 7:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #222551

Okay Mike, we get it, you’re upset. Stop trying to pee off your girlfriend too, dummy.

Kyle July 13, 2012, 7:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #222552

Mike, now you’re giving us even more reason to dislike you now

Teddy July 13, 2012, 7:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #222553

I honestly stopped caring for Mike at all… Not the hater type: “DIE MIKE YOU N00B ******* U SHUD DIE!”

The type of: “He’s a lost case”

Because I honestly think Mike is more lost than Lucy at the moment being and I’m not liking what could happen ahead… What I see is: Sandy and Mike stay together and Lucy stays alone (In wich I’m terribly scared of what might happen to her…).

Sandy dumps Mike wich leads to Mike begging for Lucy to be with him on which I’d love that Lucy didn’t want him to come even near her.

And the worst outcome I see on this is… Death… Really… Every little piece of Lucy’s sanity rises up to force her to do one last action so that her heart might be at ease…

I was a LucyxMike fan and now? Now I don’t even know them…

Stay strong Lucy.

I speak as if I was talking to one of the characters as if they exist but what I like to believe is that every single movie, comic, webcomic, video, fanfition, poem, music is an altern universe somewhere out there and the artists who make them open up millions of windows for everybody and for that I thank you. Thank you for opening this window to this beautiful universe.

Sincerely,

Blue Mist July 13, 2012, 7:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #222555

@HappyCat
He traded one violent girlfriend for another. Maybe he enjoys it?

Still I don’t think they don’t take it seriously. They stayed in touch for a long period of time. Though question remains: was Sandy faithful during this time? So far nothing indicates otherwise, but still, they’re teenagers, and with every page I’m more convinced Sandy died for my and everyone else sins. She’s hardly acting like teenager. Which I find suspicious.’

@boh…
Ha! I wasn’t suprised to notice that. Mike expression would not change from “annoyed teenage princess” to “it was pain!” if this was not a solid punch/slap/blow/push/whatever it was. Still it was a high time for something like this to happen. A little bit dissapointed it was Sandy, though I would be more dissapointed if it was Paulo, or even worse, would be rapist cat. Probably Abbey is be best person to do it, but he’s to messed up at the moment, and not involved into current drama enough. Though best-plus choice would be Lord Thanatos descending and bringing justice to everyone. Though he would probably focus on Paulo, while letting other sinners gone unpunished.

@Mike Hater Brigade
I would like to remind you guys about using only dorky helmets made of tin foil. It was brought to my attention some of you guys are using paper subsitutes. Those won’t do. They do not block out negative energy, nor brain waves. This might make you vulnerable to next pages which may portray Mike as more reasonable and more like he’s old self, as well as reasoning of the other side of conflict. Remember guys, in hate we are strong. Hang, castrate, double hang!

Commentor Zero July 13, 2012, 7:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #222556

Mikes a guy………….plus a jerk so he doesn’t know what girl problems are

Why you askin? July 13, 2012, 7:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #222557

I’m a reasonable commentor. I don’t say Mike should die. I’m just saying Mike should die.

Commentor Zero July 13, 2012, 7:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #222558

How do people not like Sandy? She’s basically the voice of reason here.

Snorlax July 13, 2012, 7:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #222559

GOABY. PLS. :D

Shishkebab July 13, 2012, 7:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #222560

im pretty sure that he just told lucy he hated her so that she wouldn’t love him anymore, he loves her and didn’t want her to be sad if things worked out with sandy, he loves her so much he had to let her go early in order not to break her heart. that’s why he freaked out when he heard that she texted hhim, she loves him and he loves her, but he wants to be faithful to sandy. he couldn’t choose so he cut off the only person he could bear to, he couldn’t break sandys heart, i believe in mike fully and hope he chooses right.
(repost of my old post because i made a major mistake {oops!})

skylarhawk July 13, 2012, 7:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #222561

Mike you dig yourself any deeper you’ll end up in China.

starfighter105 July 13, 2012, 8:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #222562

When is he going to learn. If you give someone a death wish, don’t say it in front of your ‘girlfriend’. But mike is so mean. Where is he getting his crudeness from? I hope my imaginary character could smash a guitar through his head every time he acts like that! :( Furious Abbey

Mini Lucy July 13, 2012, 8:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #222563

Listen to your heart-DHT listen to it!

Mini Lucy July 13, 2012, 8:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #222564

That will wake him up. ;)

Aubi July 13, 2012, 8:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #222565

No! Bad!

It’s like shes swatting a pet that is behaving poorly or something. XD

Lalalady July 13, 2012, 8:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #222566

Thank you, Ma’am! May Mike have another? :3

Eddy July 13, 2012, 8:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #222567

@Jessica U. Ingmann

Doesn’t it?! Ever since Mike got that new scarf his personality has taken a dramatic nosedive! There has to be something up with that!

Rainbow Dash July 13, 2012, 8:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #222568

hmmm, Mike is beginning to remind me of someone I turned my back on last year…I hope he gets the sh*t beat out of him soon.

Theredwriter July 13, 2012, 9:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #222570

Thanks for teaching to be a good kitty sandy ;)

Rozon July 13, 2012, 9:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #222571

Mike be thankful I am not Sam otherwise you wouldn’t even be here. You would have been pronounced DRH right before the start of this chapter. Now like I said earlier take your girlfriends advise and go apologize and be friends again.

(P.S. DRH is an acronym and it means Dead Right Here)

Freidrich von Wolfegang July 13, 2012, 9:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #222572

Uh, wow. It’s not surprising for someone like Mike to say that, but I’m surprised Sandy actually hit him. Knowing Mike, he’s probably going to flip out or continue to do something stupid. Let’s wait and see, I suppose.

Schrödinger July 13, 2012, 9:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #222573

Whoa! Mike! Jeeze… I’m starting to lean towards Paulo being my favorite male lead character now. =S

GaijinDX July 13, 2012, 9:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #222574

mmhm now all i wish is for everyone to be happy. or mike to attempt murder on lucy and then lucy’ll be all like “nooo!!!” and then he’ll be all like “FU woman” and lucy’ll be like “you forgot i know teh kung fuuz” and he’ll be all like “you never knew it but i am the masked gentelmen” and then sandy comes in and is all like “STARPOWER ACTIVATE!!” then lucy and mike turn lesbian together

hyupp July 13, 2012, 9:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #222575

im sorry if fu isnt allowed… i forgot that wasnt alright sorry… fuu is a name in the book samurai champloo so so um…yes. it is offensive im sorry.

hyupp July 13, 2012, 9:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #222576

yea get smack some sense in to that overly dramatic teenaged catboy person.

1337c47 July 13, 2012, 9:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #222577

“Kay so did another path make anyone else start shipping lucyxpaulo? i think theyre actually really cute together ^-^ ”

-raises hand- 8D
That’s what really earned my final respect for Lucy and Paulo ( not the shipping, the people themselves, though the shipping is coolbeans too ;D )

It said a lot about both of them.
Paulo genuinely wanted to help Lucy, and in addition wanted nothing back. When he was given the chance to take advantage of her, he refused, despite her little panic attack making it really, really, REALLY easy and difficult to ignore. <3

and fur Lucy: it definitely proved that she’s not the abusive, manipulative witch that a lot of extreme haters try to make her out to be.
It showed that these people aren’t just crutches to her.
It also showed us that to a point, she is definitely aware of her limits. she did lose it for a bit, but Paulo protected her in her moment of weakness, and once she was passed that, she knew that she was not stable, and refused to allow herself to become any closer to him while she was in such an unstable mindset because she knew she might use/hurt him if she did.

That chapter is by far my favorite off all time. <3
and I’ll admit, that shipping definitely has a special place to me. >.<
I definitely wanna make sure Jazz is cool with whatever happens, because I love her. ^-^; but I do hope that Paulo and Lucy end up together at the end, and that Abby and Daisy end up staying together.
( That would be the worst break-up ever, they go through so much together…. ;___________; fdfdf )

headdesk July 13, 2012, 9:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #222578

Wishing death on someone. Bad kitty.

Thatonechick July 13, 2012, 10:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #222579

She wasn’t slapping sense into him, she was no-noing bad thoughts.

Bree July 13, 2012, 10:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #222580

BAP ALL THE MAISHULS!!!! :D

IRISHWULFHOUND July 13, 2012, 10:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #222581

I actually think this page was more for comic relief, i laughed at what mike said XD and it got even better when sandy bapped him XD

V July 13, 2012, 10:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #222582

sandy just said what i have been thinking since December THANK YOU

silent July 13, 2012, 11:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #222583

K, so I’m sorry…

Mike’s a bitch, Sandy’s cool

Cass July 13, 2012, 11:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #222584

I love how everyone analyzes the different strips so much and criticizes the characters so ruthlessly when we all know where the story is headed if you read the About page all the way through.

Houto July 13, 2012, 11:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #222585

OMFG my respect for Sandy just sky-rocketed XD

Knuc July 14, 2012, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #222586

Great. Now we get to watch Mike freak out over his Mary Sue girlfriend for smacking him. Then again perhaps he wont. I’m simply guessing he will based on the fact that it was one of his biggest issues with his relationship with Lucy. Also because he seams to deny being responsible for hurting anyone now… something I didn’t really expect. I mean I know no one wants to be the bad guy, but there’s a certain point were you just need to admit when your wrong. Well that’s all I have to say. Nice to be commenting again. And the art is, as always, really nice. Although I’m not sure what exactly Sandy did to mike in the last panel. I mean I know she hit him. But the way she did so seams… odd to me. I dunno. Maybe that’s just me

Teiresiascat July 14, 2012, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #222587

I’m afraid Mike just got told.

Arakoni July 14, 2012, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #222588

What in the actual **** is wrong with you mike?!! It is never right to want some one dead!! Now I just want to knock you the **** out ya dick!!

AnubisOsyris July 14, 2012, 12:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #222589

I really like the vibe Sandy is giving off. She’s somewhat like a mother figure and I really enjoy that sort of character c:

And I’m honestly glad that she could forgive Lucy for hurting someone she loves. I just really wish Mike would grow up already. Even if he doesn’t want to be friends with Lucy he could at least be civil with her and not treat her like **** -3-

70lemons July 14, 2012, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #222590

Also even though it is not April i can just picture a prank comic that shows mike going to apologize to Lucy only to find that she has hanged herself in her bedroom. Or Mike gets home no one else is there he goes up to his room only to get beat over the head by Sam with a shovel (yes i am making a loose reference to an ask Roseville high picture.http://25.media.tumblr.com/ tumblr_lwo14soKSI1r4hqsro1_1280.jpg) and then buried alive.

Freidrich von Wolfegang July 14, 2012, 1:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #222591

I swear, the whole of Bittersweet Candy Bowl is just a troll comic: seeing how far people will defend Lucy after years of being a bitch to Mike by making them flip out via having Mike say the worst things possible.

Despite, you know, most of the time having full right to say them.

doopdoop July 14, 2012, 2:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #222592

WHOA WHOA WHOA!!! MIKE!!! THAT WAS WAY OUT OF LINE!!!… you know what… i give up on you…. if you are going to continue to be a B****** then go ahead and Lose Sandy… it will only be your fault, not Lucy’s…

Necro July 14, 2012, 3:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #222593

I think one of my favorite things about Sandy is her optimism. She seemed pretty optimistic as a kid too. She’s like the motherly caring kind of cat, and I’m glad she doesn’t overreact. She really seems to care about others and how they feel, and is willing to help them.

But that makes me wonder, since she’s such a ‘perfect’ character, it makes me wonder what her flaws will be, I suppose she might be secretly depressed…

I’m also glad she’s not being horrible toward Lucy, especially since they don’t really know each other that well, and I guess they’re similar in the way Lucy and Sandy are motherly .

Sima July 14, 2012, 3:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222595

Finally, she does what we’ve all wanted to do for a while. xD

Kira July 14, 2012, 3:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #222596

BAP!

Mr. Ridiculous July 14, 2012, 4:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #222597

I know it’s kind of commonplace to hate on Mike now but dang is that a really horrible thing to say about a person jimminy christmas :O

AcertainK July 14, 2012, 5:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222598

No? Bad?
Jeez, why doesn’t she just spray him with water or a can of pressurised air? :/

I’m really starting to warm up to Sandy now, I wonder how Mike will feel now he’s got disciplined by his Girlfriend. Will he slap her back? Probably not, but at the moment he’s acting very impulsive, wishing Lucy died and what not. :x

KitoKito July 14, 2012, 5:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #222599

I know that Sandy’s a good girl. But seriously Mike! Wishing her to be DEATH?! What did she do to you? She’s always there, without saying any offenses to you and you there ‘I wish her to be death’! Tch! Such a jerkface! I thought Mike would react cooly towards Lucy! Such a dreamer, haha! Good Sandy! Bad boy deserves good slap!

rilakkumalover July 14, 2012, 6:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222600

I HATE YOU MIKE!!!! I F******G HATE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART!!!!! YOU DARE WISH MY LUCY TO DEATH!!!!! YOU WILL ROT IN A FIREY PIT YOU FOX-HEARTED A**!!!!!!!

>:((
You deserve to die more than Lucy ever would, Mike…..

Nightbolt July 14, 2012, 6:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #222601

ohh come on mike, how you say something like that, a slap wasnt enough xD.. sandy really needs to put this guy straight :D :D

Knight-K July 14, 2012, 6:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #222602

lol NO BAAAD KITTY BAAAAAD MIKE!

Alopex July 14, 2012, 8:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #222603

I agree with the comment above if you take off the hair and add a bow sandy really does look A LOT like lucy

Valentine July 14, 2012, 9:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #222605

Oh God, I can hear the Mike fans raging.. lololol. 8-)

abbles July 14, 2012, 9:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #222606

You can’t possibly fix this situation.
You can’t! THINK OF THE CHILDREN.

ALL OF MY DRAMA? WHERE WOULD I GET IT IF NOT HERE!?

*dramatic pose*

Oh I do so enjoy a good wake-up call (hopefully)
Unless he wants sandy to die too, that would be awful.

starling July 14, 2012, 9:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #222607

@Valentine
>Take off the hair
Basically, remove the object that defines her as “Sandy” in the first place…
Just saying…anyway she already has the blue bow so…yeah.

Neospector July 14, 2012, 9:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #222608

@Commentor Zero:
did you write your last comment? the one-line-long one.
‘cause it seems like somebody used your name to write it (another person that’s unable to understand irony…).

boh... July 14, 2012, 10:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222609

Mike, isn’t that a little emo to say? Don’t pray for people to dies… Mad Lucy

GLUB

FeferiPeixes July 14, 2012, 10:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #222610

Mark one up for Sandy! XD

Arkairyn July 14, 2012, 10:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #222611

Ah, I knew I liked Sandy, from the beginning!

Blossom July 14, 2012, 10:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #222612

i feel like sandy is just lucy in a wig :D

Willow July 14, 2012, 11:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #222613

Rofl. “No! *whap* Bad!”

Raska July 14, 2012, 11:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #222615

SMACK THAT FOOOOL!

Dustin July 14, 2012, 12:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #222617

Wee! Go sandy for teaching mike some manners!

Bull363 July 14, 2012, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #222618

Interesting, it seems she doesn’t like Mike’s attitude either.

On the other hand though…I’m not sure if what she just did is going to turn out well for her, remember why Mike yelled at Lucy in the first place…

A.Fox July 14, 2012, 2:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #222619

@Willow Muahahhahahahaha that’s because it IS Lucy in a wig! 8-)
@A.Fox I have a feeling too that what Sandy just did is gonna’ make Mike flip a biscuit since he’s so sensitive about physical abuse right around now. It’s going to make him have a flashback about Lucy’s abuse.

Hiccupby July 14, 2012, 3:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #222620

Finally, some sense-slapping! THANK you, Sandy. He’s been needing that really badly.

JordanTH July 14, 2012, 4:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #222624

Yes!!

Zane July 14, 2012, 5:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #222625

Sandy, iguiqutgikrhyefn. I ****ing love you.
NOT entirely because of this sense-slapping.

She actually has the heart to defend the girl who had abused her boyfriend for years, and just now apologizing. I applaud, because I, on the other hand, would be ****** off if my boyfriend was bullied everyday for years. She actually slapped him, as well. Our little darling Sandy, who wouldn’t hurt a fly, slapped some sense into her boyfriend. I like that. <3 Sandy, keep on coming with your meaningful solutions! c;

Leo July 14, 2012, 5:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #222627

“I know you. You’re a good person.” “Lucy should die.”

Since when do good people wish death upon people who were once close friends with you? :l

Shanzay July 14, 2012, 7:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #222628

A moment that actually gets me to LIKE Sandy! Sweet!

Razor13 July 14, 2012, 7:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #222629

you tell him sandy :) school him on how to be nice and to be decent human being because he seems to have lost his way in the past few chapters.

Lauren July 14, 2012, 8:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #222630

I officially like Sandy.

Nishakun July 14, 2012, 8:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #222631

On a note outside of how much I like Sandy for hitting Mike, how much I want to kill Mike, how Mike sucks, how Mike should die, how I hate Sandy, and all the other stuff I may have missed, that is the cutest smack to the face I’ve ever seen in my life, ever. Thank you for your time. Please continue on with your arguments about Mike.

Chickencow July 14, 2012, 9:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #222632

God i love sandy :) I know what your thinking, ”u do” :question: I absolutly hated her when she was introduced, i thought she was a dumb blond, when in reality she was a sweet girl doing her own thing. This realy is a case of don’t judge a person before u get to know them. What else, o ya, hahahahahahaha she hit his nose and called him bad. That made my frigging day. PS @Mike: Get over your ****ing self. You might be nice but when u do get down to it u realy r a jerkface. I mean the way u treated daisy, which i can understand that she wasn’t your type but who the hell do u think u r to have a type or standerds for that matter! Am i out of line here? :x Just my opinion but someone tell me am i out of line, because in my opinion this douche had hit the jackpot one time with sandy when they were kids and after that nobody is good annoff. I had that same problem i met a model body/sweet personality/and all around good hearted girl too. After that nothing came close and i hurt some girls when i tried to let them down easy. Took me a while but i gave others a chance eventoualy and they were fun. Weeeeeeeell y’ll they lasted they were fun; what can i say i’m most like Pualo in real life 8-) But ya Sandy is finnaly awsome, and u can c y he fell for her. Mike u need to stop this complex that when ever u c lucy in general u get mad, i am a bit hipicritical because i realy can’t blame u but you’ve taken it way to far and any character development for u is slipping. U have my regards, you fictional douche.

JustSomeCritic July 14, 2012, 9:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #222634

Sandy, you are now my fave. :D Mike, you are dead to me. Furious Abbey

Jemek July 14, 2012, 10:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #222635

is it just me or does anyone else think mike’s comment was okay?
Why should anyone be forced to like or even live with a person who makes their life miserable?
When actions in the present dont justify the ones in the past.
If mike doesn’t wanna forgive her then so be it.
It’s his loss since lucy will be able to move on and his wounds will stay open and fester every time he comes in contact with her.

Pshyzo July 14, 2012, 11:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #222636

@headdesk i always love reading your comments they are really level headed and i must say you are my favorite commenter on here.

i don't know July 14, 2012, 11:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #222637

I think im in love with sandy for smacking maishul

Nombuzz July 15, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #222638

Why do I have an eerie feeling about Mike’s comment? In life a single word can change a person’s fate… hopefully Lucy doesn’t try to fulfill that little comment of his. :unsure: But so far Madam Fate has been very caprisious, and hasn’t been afraid to rain on everyone’s parade! Mad Lucy

Spot July 15, 2012, 12:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #222639

This girl is the best.

JSOrigins July 15, 2012, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #222641

Got a feeling lucys sucide moment is what the comics leading up to after all. Bad Maishul ha ha ha, so starting to love Sandy

JustSomeCritic July 15, 2012, 1:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #222644

I really love how Mike is characterized. He’s been a bit of a jerk lately, yes, but he’s also being portrayed as an overdramatic teenager who doesn’t want to have to talk to someone to solve the problem. He just wants the problem to fix itself. And who wouldn’t want that? He isn’t necessarily thinking about it in a nice way, but he really is just being overdramatic.
That’s how I see it, at least.

xLLx July 15, 2012, 3:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #222645

Yesss Mike…. Show your psycho to her. Show her so she can see whom you truly are. Maybe she’ll get angry and dump him and he’ll get a wakingcall.

udyr July 15, 2012, 3:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #222646

i found that cute and kind of a wake up call for Mike. He believes that what he is doing is good but when your girlfriend of how many years slaps you for acting in such a manner and you thought that she would agree with you!

Timni July 15, 2012, 3:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #222648

Woah… woah….


WOAH.


HELLO? SERIOUSLY? YOU DON’T GO THERE. WOAH. That seriously caught me off guard! I agree totally with Sandy but Mike’s comment was like… jesus. And we know how Lucy is right now. What IF she just died Mike!? I can’t believe he’d say that about a girl who’s saved his life more than once. Man I really don’t get why he just let this fester for so long. He only just started up with this whole I have always hated lucy campaign and it’s only spiraled off out of proportion. I mean yeah, she was rough. But the MOMENT she laid the first hit you should have TALKED about it instead of- oh I dunno encouraging it and letting it pass as alright for god knows how long. It’s his own damn fault and he can’t even get that. Plus Lucy isn’t even THAT bad. She’s done plenty of nice for him, and even though her love for Mike was selfish (as a lot of love does) I don’t think she should be thought of so harshly by Mike. And if she sticks to her solidarity and strengthens from it I hope Mike one day sees the error of his ways.

That one bitch July 15, 2012, 3:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #222649

I usually hate Mike for what he did to Lucy, who is apparently JUST LIKE ME according to almost EVERYONE I KNOW, and I thought Sandy was a bitch, but this chapter made me realize she isn’t so bad! :D
You go girl!

Plus I lol’d for 2 days.

Airisa July 15, 2012, 3:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #222650

WHY DOES EVERYONE KEEP THINKING LUCY IS GONNA DIE?!?! YOU ARE JYNXING IT!!!!! Mad Lucy

Airisa July 15, 2012, 3:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #222651

Girls just have a tendency to need to hit “Maishul”…

Tickled July 15, 2012, 3:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #222652

Funny how now every Mike hating comment might get into another video. I must say first one was hillarious, since I recognised many of those comments.

Anyway, back to the topic. I still don’t understand what kind of punch bap is. What did she do to him? Was that forward hit with open hand? Since she didn’t slapped him. Not punched him. So what did she do?

@boh…
Ha, if you’re reffering to “not saying” comment, it was still me, though acting silly. I do it from time to time, so when I get to proper reasoning people are caught of guard.

Commentor Zero July 15, 2012, 4:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #222653

soon…. soon :p

SteelWings July 15, 2012, 6:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #222655

WOO! Go, Sandy! :D Now spray him with water!
That really made my day! XD

Michelle July 15, 2012, 11:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #222656

@Commentor Zero

I believe she did some sort of flick from under his nose. You know: like that one joke “You got something on your shirt” only for the victim to look down and be met with a few fingers to flick their face (by the nose) upwards.

Boo July 15, 2012, 12:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #222657

Now would be a great time to reintroduce McCain.

Frodomann1 July 15, 2012, 12:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #222658

HA! You deserve so much more than that mike. He is really dense huh? Hee…. :/

TanukiTakumi July 15, 2012, 2:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #222659

At first, I was happy to see Sandy react the way she did. Mike plentily deserved this. BUT. This is Mike we’re talking about, and now I’m worried that even his devotion to Sandy might not be enough for him to see she is right. She hurt him, even so slightly, and in my opinion there is a strong possibility that he could turn against her because of that.

He is quick to anger and more stubborn than a mule, and SHE was the one to point out he shouldn’t accept Lucy’s violence… Even if it wasn’t really painful (and yet I hope it was, ‘cause yet again, he deserved it), it may be all it takes for Mike to begin another tantrum about how “he always is the bad guy, why can’t anybody see that Lucy truly is Evil-made-cat ?”

We already saw he is able of radical changes of heart…

dralou July 15, 2012, 2:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #222660

what a *******! damb that mike what a jerk!

ravenyuuki87 July 15, 2012, 4:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #222661

OH SANDY, YOU JUST MADE MY DAY. xD

RiverSong July 15, 2012, 4:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #222662

hey look mike is a ****ing douche bag

yolo July 15, 2012, 5:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #222663

@Boo
Well, Sandy is new to this violence business, so it’s plausible she did it like this. Which is a little bit dissapointing, since Mike really deserved a nice, refreshing, strong slap for that sentence. He’s acting like a five year old. First that blank face, then he say something so inappropriate.

@dralou
I’m still dissapointed with writting. We’ve seen him disillusioned, but in my oppinion it was not enough to make a nice guy into this jerky douche. Though it is most likely due to radical concept change. Since at first this was supposed to be simplistic, so we had bunch of one dimensional simple characters. Now when things are getting serious, they’re acting more realistic it is weird.

Commentor Zero July 15, 2012, 6:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #222664

I can’t believe you guys forgot the scene that demonstrates that mike still loves lucy:

me? July 15, 2012, 6:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #222665

(it doesn’t let me edit the previous comment)

I can’t believe you guys forgot the scene that demonstrates that mike still loves lucy:

www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c64/p5.html

me? July 15, 2012, 6:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #222666

go sandy! girls gonna need a squirt bottle full of water at this rate. >:)

DB July 15, 2012, 6:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #222667

@DB
Why does that particular mental image have to be so funny? XD

Neospector July 15, 2012, 8:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #222668

Siiigh. I’ve really started to dislike Mike after the last hundred chapters. Welp, Paulo and Lucy all the way!

waaat July 15, 2012, 9:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #222670

WHYYYY LUCY?!?!WHYYYY!!!! ;_;

RubySunshine July 15, 2012, 9:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #222671

:(

RubySunshine July 15, 2012, 10:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #222672

I think Lucy’s gonna get written out…

Ryan Ray July 15, 2012, 10:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #222673

@I don’t know
Nyoh, thank-you, ^-^;;
I really appreciate that…

@Me?
I’m dying to know which image this is….
I think it’s been changed to premium members only though… ^-^;

headdesk July 15, 2012, 10:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #222674

@headdesk
I’m dying to know too. I think that might be against the rules in comments ‘n such to show it though to non-premium members. ; -;

Yaschiri July 15, 2012, 10:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #222675

OMFG I just started and finished this entire comic today. (I feel proud of myself.) At this page I kept clicking the place where the next page button usually was and cussing out my old computer when I realized it was posted July 13. Huge Derp. When I had reached the point where it revealed that Sandy and Mike were dating I literally screamed, ” WHAT THE F*** MAN! YOU PIECE OF S***!” My brother proceeded to wonder what the hell I was doing. Oh well. Amazing Comic! I will frequent this site from now on.

G3k0 July 15, 2012, 10:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #222676

@Yaschiri
yes, makes sense… :<
I think Taeshi moves some of the older comics to premium sometimes…. doesn’t she?
Maybe it’s one of those…. :<

At least the update is soon, >x<
I’m sure it will distract our curiosity… x3;

I’m really curious to see how Mike responds…. it could be great or indifferent or really really horrible… o.o;;;

headdesk July 15, 2012, 10:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #222677

Taeshi, your art is absolutely astounding! I wish I had your creativity and artistic poise when it comes to watercolors and overall storytelling talent. :love:

Ms Danger July 15, 2012, 11:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #222678

@Commentor Zero: Well this story has begun quite a while ago, it’s normal it’s deepening more and more with time.

Knowing a real life drama queen (of the male persuasion, but “drama king” doesn’t have the same ring to it…) I don’t think about that psychological swing as impossible, but maybe it’s because this evolution was brutal, or because I couldn’t foresee it, I agree with you and can’t help but feel like Mike is overacting.

And yet, love and hate are so entangled… it’s easier than we think to switch from one to the other…

The really sore point for me in this story is his paranoia. Like someone said, at this point it’s falling more and more into the range of actual mental illness…

Without transition: Taeshi is reaaaally good to play with our feelings: how many of us used to like him a lot and can’t bear him now ? How many of us reacted violently when we saw the texts/calls between him and Sandy ? And now, how many revised their judgement about the aforementioned Sandy ? And how long will it take before we learn to like Mike again ?

In my case, though, I’ll do it with extreme caution… I don’t forget that kind of behaviour that easily… Even if it may (or may not) be choked-down-love-induced paranoia, it’s still awfully difficult to forgive….

dralou July 15, 2012, 11:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #222713

My liking of Sandy just went up by over 9000.

Arisa July 16, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #222769

@headdesk & @Yaschiri:

ahahah! come on, the link posted by “me?” was clearly a fake! he\she only wanted people to click on it!

boh... July 16, 2012, 9:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #222779

Sandy is like an awkwardness-seeking cruise missile.

Andy July 16, 2012, 11:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #222798

I have found a new respect for Sandy, and a new look at Mike 8-)

Al3BEY July 16, 2012, 5:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #222818

Mike your the one people should hate just realize your true feelings Nd go **** Carson *** u don’t deserve a girls MOTHER ****ER oh wait I forgot u dont deserve to **** girls you don’t deserve anyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Michael (real name) July 16, 2012, 11:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #222825

I’m having a hard time understanding exactly how Sandy hit Mike. Did she bop him on the nose or slap him? If so, why is his head tilted up as if she uppercutted him?

Either way, Sandy’s really got the situation under control. Her sweetness and understanding towards Mike screams “Love the World! Don’t Hate!”

Detective E-Cat July 17, 2012, 1:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #222854

XD
bad cat!

nyan July 17, 2012, 8:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #222862

Oh my attitude towards Sandy hasn’t changed; I still think she is trying to drive a wedge in there somehow.

AflacMan13 July 17, 2012, 10:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #223030

Well not like she didn’t Had that comeing

lov/hurt/hate July 18, 2012, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #223120

I love how Sandy’s words just simply translates into: “Michael, please take a chill pill.”

I mean he really does, I get that Lucy isn’t the nicest person in the world, but what can you expect? Honestly, I think Lucy started getting mean to Mike after Sandy left. I mean, who wouldn’t feel such bitterness at being left alone and ignored? Even though she told him to not mention it and became his friend again, doesn’t mean that she forgave him. She could of been harbouring her own hatred and bitterness towards him and was just slowly releasing it out over time.

Ezra July 19, 2012, 12:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #223145

And now every Lucy fan and Mike hater loves Sandy.

Really. By the looks of it, she’s turning into a everyone-loves-me-because-I’m-on-every-side character. But not one of those rude ones, but a nice one. I think that everyone- Even if they like Lucy x Mike -should give Sandy a chance.

Person in the corner July 19, 2012, 11:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #223387

Give sandy a chance NO WAY!! Don’t know if you noticed but shes part of the reason Lucy got mean and that’s what caused this BULL ****!!!

Michael (real name) July 22, 2012, 1:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #223629

I have a whole new respect for Sandy, and am really hoping everything will work out okay and that everyone can remain friends. The fact is, Mike is not evil or or anything, but he DOES have a terrible habit of running away and abandoning any issue that becomes too emotionally trying. The seventh panel pretty much sums up Mikes whole attitude: he wants to tear Lucy down and have her curl up alone somewhere because it’s hard for HIM to confront the matter. It is exactly the same reason why he blew off Lucy’s feeling(and Daisy’s, for that matter) when she confessed her love for him.
The problem is that Mike, for all his flowery words and ‘oh, poor me’ act is largely responsible for Lucy’s dependence on his attention. Lucy isn’t just some weak hanger-on; she has gone out of her way—at great risk to her personal safety—to do for him, even going so far as to save his life on several occasions. A weak and selfish person does NOT do that.
~and after each incident, Mike pulls Lucy close, looks deep into her eyes and promises to be there to protect her always…then gets ****** when she expects him to be there to protect her always!
Mike has no obligation to be with Lucy. I understand that. But he has found his share love and happiness with Sandy, and Lucy deserves the same. Mike has no right to try and break Lucy down any further, just because he doesn’t want to have to deal with the drama; especially since Lucy has come out and downright REFUSED to fight back! Mike is the only one insisting that this turmoil continue, and he’s doing it as a result of his own selfish cowardice.

Abbadonna July 24, 2012, 10:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #223795

I sense foreshadowing. :D :D :D
But seriously it seems that when one main character wishes another main character dead something happens and puts that character’s life in jeopardy, in this case Lucy. Seems like a common trope, I do wonder if it will be used soon. Hoping it isn’t.
If it is used though, we will find out if this story is a tragedy or a comedy.
Tragedy -> Lucy actually dies. Unspeakable things happen to Mike, endless regret, etc.
Comedy -> Lucy almost dies. Mike learns from his mistake and apologies. Character growth, etc.

Edmond Dantès July 25, 2012, 7:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #225866

Sandy, you’re alright in my book :D

Lea August 20, 2012, 9:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #226422

Ironic how Mike said that and yet he’s saved her life before.

Oxenkses August 28, 2012, 3:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #226948

Go Sandy! Smack some sense into him. :D

Ariana September 2, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #227010

2nd Panel, LOL Sandy! If you only knew!
Last Panel, Sandy he ummm wasn’t kidding.

Someone September 2, 2012, 4:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #227741

OUCH! super pwn to the chin!!!!

mad hatter September 8, 2012, 8:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #231155

Lmfao I’ve been reading this non-stop since caught up with homestuck, for awhile I really hated how it seemed like Sandy was turning Mike into a jerk, but this part completely makes up for it XD I love Sandy now!

inuzarel October 12, 2012, 3:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #231657

haha mike is so whipped… he deserves it, though. hes kinda a selfish *****

Lloyd October 21, 2012, 10:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #232135

“If she just died” Well, Mike, you are an ******* just wait for the bad guys to come and see if you say that again.

TGH October 31, 2012, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #232720

I really need to get this off my chest. First of all, I have never shipped Sandy ad Mike, and no, its not because I am a hateful person that doesn’t like it when things don’t go my way. I don’t like Sandy. Her life is made out to be some melodramatic tale of sadness in a world ruled by perfection. The thing is, I have seen and experienced a life much more difficult than this. Some of my best friends have undergone such great hardships and they have never let a sadness or self-pity get ahold of them. Just because Sandy has a modeling job that expects perfection from her I am supposed feel pity for her? Not the case. To me, Sandy seems self-absorbed, frail and as reliant on Mike as Lucy was or still is.

And for all the people posting enraged comments telling others to stop hating Sandy because she hasn’t done anything wrong…hasn’t she? Sandy was only around to hear the bad parts of Mike and Lucy’s relationship. She never heard how Lucy almost died to save Mike and how she developed a severe phobia because of this. What about when Lucy got beaten and almost raped defending Mike? Where was Sandy when all of this was happening? That’s right, at home calling Maishul telling him how bad a friend Lucy is and how he should dump her.

In all honesty, I can’t blame Mike for loving Sandy and Sandy for loving Mike, but I can sure as hell blame Sandy for inciting Mike’s anti-Lucy rage (which has probably caused her more psychological damage than any physical damage she has caused Mike) and I can blame Sandy for being naive and ignorant when talking about Lucy. Before tell others to do things to other people, find out their stories before you jump to conclusions. :/

New Girl November 12, 2012, 5:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #233850

i’m just wondering, why does sandy and certain other characters have hair that isn’t fur?

T-T December 7, 2012, 1:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #236214

YOU GO SANDY! TEACH HIM A LESSON! >:D I am SERIOUSLY proud of her right now. Somehow, I knew something would happen between these two that would allow/cause Mike and Lucy to make up. I FREAKING KNEW IT!!

I'll Eat Yourself January 8, 2013, 11:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #238104

Smack him some more, Sandy! Maybe he’ll realize how terrible he’s been! But Mike really shouldn’t go bothering Lucy. He’s caused enough damage. I’m still for PauloxLucy!

Sarathewise February 2, 2013, 12:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #238468

Pretty sure everything would be better if Mike just died… :/

EchosBane February 8, 2013, 6:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #239100

@ Sandy:That a girl!
@ Mike: That was just cold i under stand your upset but thats taking it to far, what happens if she does turn up dead how would you really feel then?

Mike was my favorite character too but not no more.

Bell_the_gaomon February 19, 2013, 3:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #243185

whoa, let’s deflate that little douche balloon you’re blowing there and reel it back a bit because wishing someone was dead is skipping a couple of levels I think

SimonD April 16, 2013, 11:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #243413

You’re right, Sandy…
There’s nothing wrong with telling someone you’re upset with them…
UNLESS YOU DID IT THE WAY MIKE DID!!! Furious Abbey
what a jerk >:c
(he was my favorite character up until that scene… ._.)

NoName XD April 18, 2013, 9:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #243922

She could’ve used a newspaper, haha… Sorry, I’m horrible…

IForgotMyUsername April 25, 2013, 11:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #244064

No! Bad! lol.

Idiotic Technology April 26, 2013, 2:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #244406

Holy cow Sandy’s actually being the voice of reason O_O I think I might like her.

It’s good we actually SEE her now. Most of what we knew about her was through Mike, and thus really biased and subject to his interpretation of things.

And he’s still acting sour even after his dearest Sandy gave her some GODDAMN USEFUL ADVICE. He’s really become quite a huge dick >_>

4hStar April 30, 2013, 2:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #246346

This sounds so much like one of my friends

Aaron May 22, 2013, 11:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #246584

ATTA GIRL, SANDY! :D

x May 26, 2013, 2:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #251744

Wow, he must feel really bad about that comment now. After recent events.

He almost got his wish, didn’t he?

TrappedCats June 28, 2013, 7:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #253283

ughhh this page is so gross now that Lucy has tried to you know D: D:

thelostone July 10, 2013, 5:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #254028

Hurrah! Sandy Ftw…
Mike.. Just, no.

Barosepha July 18, 2013, 5:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #260956

Its funny because she actually ends up trying to commit suicide, but y’know…
(I was just re-reading some of the old chapters)

Ahahahahah October 3, 2013, 9:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #263081

WHAT THE ****! My jaw ****ing dropped when I read she should “just die”. REALLY? What a selfish, self-serving little *****! I’m glad that even someone as non confrontational and nicey-nice as Sandy hit him for it, too. (Maybe she’ll understand why Lucy hits him so much. XD )

Vix October 25, 2013, 9:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #264672

I never liked Sandy until this page, THANK YOU SANDY! Smack some sense into that little idiot :D

Seiri November 7, 2013, 12:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #264828

MIKE! EAT THOSE WORDS OF YOURS BECAUSE YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY THAT ABOUT ANYONE EVER! I HOPE SOMEONE PUTS A PEG ON YOUR TAIL!!!

Christen November 7, 2013, 7:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #268763

Well done sandy, beat the jerk out of him :D

Tails November 29, 2013, 1:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #272981

I want to murder you, Mike, you ****ing shithead *********** *********. I want Sandy to rip off your limbs and get reattachment surgery so she can do it again in 6-8 weeks when you get the feeling back in your ******* legs. Rinse and ****ing repeat.

N. Fawkes January 15, 2014, 7:28 PM EST.

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