71. Just Beautiful, page posted 7/27/12

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Comment ID #223837

Scarf Jack! Also, Michael’s eyes are MULTI-TONED!
Even with the bow in her hair, Sandy still looks like more of a man than Mike.

Nikita July 27, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223838

And so, the legion of Mike and Sandy haters fell like dominoes..

I think this chapter was needed to quash all the “HURR MIKE YOU’RE AN EVIL ******* ALSO SANDY CAN ROT IN HELL HURR” fanatics. He might be a “jerkface” but he deserves to be happy, and Sandy is making him happy.

I used to like Mike. I still do, but I used to, too.

me July 27, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223839

Daaw! So sweet. And now Sandy is a liked character.

Death'sEdge July 27, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223840

I agree with Sandy on that one.

The Real Lee July 27, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223841

Yayz, kissing scene…
Love Sandy’s face in the final frame! Whelp, Sandy, I hope we see you again soon. I like her. She seems like she can hold her ground well and stand up to stuff. (the kind of gal Mike needs…)
Farewell, Sandy!
Happy weekend, fellow Candy Bowl fans!

TheCountryBoy July 27, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223842

Aww <3

Skitcy July 27, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223843

Nice move

Chileanguy July 27, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #223844

THIEF! =O

Lunacy July 27, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #223845

IMMA CRY HOMIE

;~;

yoooooooooooo July 27, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #223846

Last panel is just freaking adorable. I wonder how others are going to react to his scarf changing back to blue. Maybe its an indication of “Good Mike” coming back since he may try to settle things with Lucy.

Leo-Inu July 27, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #223847

He does. :3

Doctergirl July 27, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #223848

Oho? Sandy? Having alterier motives? What kind of BCB world are we coming to?? o.o

But rofl all the same…kinda glad she took that damn thing from him. :P

Yaschiri July 27, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #223849

No Sandy! Take that accursed thing off before you turn into a horrible psychopathic maniac. D: Quickly! It is cuuuuuursed!

Berries July 27, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #223850

Aww <3


How dose he get it back >:3??? -grins-

Sahchan July 27, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #223851

Let’s see if the scarf theory was correct

Mr. Happy July 27, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #223852

Mmm… she’s a good kisser… WHAT THE FU€K?! B¡TCH STOLE MAH SCARF!

Mike's inner voice. July 27, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #223853

…okay, I can’t hold it in anymore. I’m sorry. *Ahem*

SYMBOLISM!!!1!

Pax July 27, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #223854

That was quite a touching moment and hopefully Mike’s interaction with Sandy will make him a better man when he gets back (then again, it could go way downhill or worse).

Nimbus26 July 27, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #223855

i wonder what lucy and the others will say seeing this scarf again :smirk:

miles July 27, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #223856

See, this is why you don’t trust PCs from other parties; without looking at their command menu you don’t know if they have Steal.

That is very cute though. And now we’ll find out if the scarf is cursed, as she gets hit by traffic when she walks out, or mugged by Confrontation Cat.

Titanium Dragon July 27, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #223857

Best page ever!!!! Well maybe not as good as the Mike and Lucy kiss seen but I like that she took the scarf. Respect. Wait the scarf came from Tess so did she curse it first?

Hw July 27, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #223858

Ah, but that scarf was a gift from Tess, wasn’t it? Now what will happen when she sees Mike again and finds out his girlfriend stole the scarf she gave him? C:< ?

Riku July 27, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #223859

NO MORE EVIL SCARF!!! :love:

Tom-the-Foxey July 27, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #223860

I like that Taeshi is making Sandy all likable and stuff. Maybe this way, all the hate toward her will dissipate!

Tickle Monster July 27, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #223861

yes take the yellow scarf away and hide it. whoo! …sorry about that this just got me excited for a better future… which will not last for too long. unfortunately. well i still love this comic and all the amazing twists and turns, best web comic ever i hope it never ends. all good things come to an end eventually i’m just not sure that i want this comic to end :unsure:

supertails19 July 27, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #223862

either taeshi is a ****ing genius and has led us on with the whole mike being a dick arch. or our overwhelming rage as a community has caused he to start going back to formula, regardless i am pleased :)

anonymous July 27, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #223863

I actually prefure the striped scarf. X’D

Blue July 27, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #223864

I’m just glad everyone stopped hating Mike for his attitude. Also, Sandy is adorable.

Xain July 27, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #223865

HAHAAH! Thank you sandy! No more evil scarf! 8-D

Satisfaction abounds 8-)

BlackBombay July 27, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #223866

Blue is the Color of coolness take Sonic for example now Mike will hopefully be as cool and mellowed out as he is. 8-)

Rozon July 27, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #223867

though I still don’t like Mike, I’m glad Sandy has someone she’s happy with.

Vega July 27, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #223868

Sandy no swiping! Sandy no swiping! On a serious note it is nice to see Mike get his head out of his butt for the first time in a long time. It’s obvious Sandy brings out the best in him just like Paulo brings out the best (better?) in Lucy. I’d really like to see things heal between Mike and Lucy now that “good blue scarf Mike” is back.

Sylvia July 27, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #223869

Im actually happeh that she is theif. RETURN OF BLUE SCARFED MIKE!

MikeRocks314 July 27, 2012, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #223870

Welp. She gets a little memento of this cute moment for the memory books. Cool.

Problem though… Hasn’t that scarf been used as a snot rag, among other gross things? I mean, I think it was cleaned and changed. But… Ew.

Wash that scarf before wearing it sandy. >_>

Dragon July 27, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #223871

*Sandy used kiss scarf-snatch.*
*Its super effective!*
*Mike is confused!*
*He hurt Lucy in the confusion!*

Frodomann1 July 27, 2012, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #223872

Yes.

Yes you do.

Maishul.

… LOL, Frodoman. xD That wins.

Skygaze July 27, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #223873

DISLIKE D:< STOP SUCKING FACE

Jaime July 27, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #223874

She… she…! *Thud*

Why is she bein’ so damn cute? An’ that scarf looks so PERFECT on her…!

Jessica U. Ingmann July 27, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #223875

Well, he is a blueish-grey cat after all. I wonder how a darker blue would look.

Detective E-Cat July 27, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #223876

Uh…Based on what Mike’s friends do to that scarf when his back is turned, I don’t think it’s a good idea to wear that, Sandy. o_o Oh, and I guess it’s cursed too…

Honestly, I don’t think Sandy had much screen time for character development in the past, so it’s nice to see what she’s like for an extended period of time.

Dnite July 27, 2012, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #223877

Nice frodoman and sandy I am as I say outstanded by u

Mr nice July 27, 2012, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #223878

Ahhhhh… Wonder if she’s telling him to move on in sp a sweet-cute way. Get it? :smirk:

Firefly July 27, 2012, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #223879

Sylvia, how does paulo bring out the best in lucy?

he nearly got her killed on several occasions, nearly let her get raped cause he’s a weakling afraid of a measly sound, and she only gets angrier around him, unless she’s feeling so hopeless, a rapist could make her feel better by giving her a little attention. :/

i’m still holding out for the page when paulo dies… but considering veronica likes perverted, neglectful, abusive, traitorous and altogether unpleasant guys like paulo, just like the majority of the fanbase does… i doubt i’ll get to see it.

little girls need to grow up and stop thinking “bad boys” are fun… it’s how you get raped and murdered.

have i mentioned that i despise paulo?

Thanatos July 27, 2012, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #223880

Oh my gooooosssshhhhh


That Sandy is so adorable! I wish I had that confidence TT__TT

Waugh July 27, 2012, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #223881

More tongue please.

Fluffy July 27, 2012, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #223882

It kind of feels like she lifted some sort of evil spell, that Mike was under, with just that one action…….. O.O OMG, THIS PAGE IS SO CUTE! WHY ARE THEY BOTH BEING SO CUTE?! XD

Subaru July 27, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #223883

OY! SANDY! YOU STOLE HIS SCARF I KNEW YOU WERE AFTER SOMETHING!

Izeya July 27, 2012, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #223884

Best mikexsandy moment ever.

YoungVegeta July 27, 2012, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #223885

That scarf looks adorable on Sandy! :D

I’m glad she took it though. If she hadn’t, Mike probably would’ve started wearing it again.. But Mike needed the change.

Do we get to find out what is in that letter yet? :O

HimbeCat379 July 27, 2012, 12:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #223886

What an unespected twist for the orange scarf!
Sandy showed yet another cute side of herself by stealing a keepsake of her boyfriend, but she also appears so much more mature than Michael! She has been all confident and bright for the whole time, while our little green eyes has been helplessly standing there at the mercy of events for the whole time.

Also, I wasn’t totally convinced about the watercolors, but they have become gorgeous and the lines are perfect!

Cavara July 27, 2012, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #223887

that sly fox XD

lonewolf July 27, 2012, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #223888

What an uplifting chapter this turned out to be. It really is a nice breather after the last few chapters, which were pretty tense.
I’m glad there are some positive connections being made and I look forward to seeing how things will work out for those who are still in hot water.
Who knows, maybe Mike will come to his senses and call Lucy to apologize. Maybe Lucy has matured enough and will stay on friendly terms with Mike, although I’m sure she’ll always hold a special place in her heart for him.
Damage has been done to the lovely cast of BCB, but it’s nice to see progress in a positive direction, rather than leaving a problem bear or avoiding it completely.
Keep up the good work. I look forward to seeing BCB continue to unfold, no matter what direction it may take. :)

LevelUp July 27, 2012, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #223889

Most people take panties.

Sandy takes a scarf to show her dominance.

RC July 27, 2012, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #223890

I love this page so much! I loved them both kissing and Sandy’s face in the last panel :love: :love:

Effie July 27, 2012, 12:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #223891

wait but…
that was Tess’ scarf.
that’s kinda awkward. :P

honeybee July 27, 2012, 12:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #223892

Cute moment, having a keep safe from your partner.
I’ve gotta hand it to you I’ve always loved this couple and you’ve basically portrayed them well together

That Evil Wolf July 27, 2012, 12:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #223893

Bye orange scarf! ;D

Knuc July 27, 2012, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #223894

I never hated Sandy and have hated Mike since December. The only thing that’s changed is that Sandy is now awesomesauce tier, and Mike doesn’t deserve her.

none July 27, 2012, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #223895

Knew it and know mike is going to tell us the story of why he chose his scarf to be blue

Miki July 27, 2012, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #223896

I bet she got better at kissing, since that last extra chapter thing I remember seeing XD

Also, THEIF! SOMEONE STOP HER! D:

GeraldoEar July 27, 2012, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #223897

No Sandy! Don’t wear it! It’s covered in evil! DX

Also, *smacks Mike on head* you don’t deserve her! No no no! For all the ridiculous and cruel things you’ve put your friends through, you need a good five year lock up in the nearest prison! Then you can be happy!

And Lucy… poor, poor Lucy. May a guy as sexy as Augustus come crashing through your window with a love letter in one had and a rose in the other! (Or get Paulo tested and straitened out at least!)

Chinatsu July 27, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #223898

that was awesome! We don’t hate you any more Sandy!!!!
for now >.>….

Candy Corn Lover July 27, 2012, 1:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #223899

I’ve liked Sandy ever since she was introduced in the story :P Most of the Sandy haters are prolly Mike x Lucy shippers anyway.

I just enjoy seeing how the story goes XD

Pepe July 27, 2012, 1:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #223900

Gotta love that transition… Still, I’m surprised that thing about Mike having an “evil scarf” caught on so quickly. It’s rather hilarious actually XD

Either way, I wonder what sort of symbolism could be hidden in here now that Mike is transitioning back, and how Sandy is not only having a larger/likable role, but is taking on the piece of cloth that sparked a change within Mike. After all she did drive him to grow bitter towards Lucy, though it was unintentional, and now the scarf that marked a new Mike is wrapped around her neck. Ohhhh—I can’t wait to see what happens! This is such a cute arch within the series!

Boo July 27, 2012, 1:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #223902

Woot! :-* Mike’s first proper requited kiss where he wasn’t shoved away!

… A tiny part of me is still holding out for Mike/Lucy, but what the heck does it even matter anymore. :P He hates her and loves Sandy. Maybe he’ll get over it, maybe he won’t. Who the heck knows.

I just really hope someone makes Lucy happy again. I really do. ;_; She’s my favourite character. I’ve always had a soft spot for tsunderes.

Anywho, I’m glad I got to know Sandy a bit more. :D For the longest time, she’s just been an entity, but, now that I’ve seen more of her, I really like her… despite how flaky and forgetful she is. XD

ravengal July 27, 2012, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #223903

@Berries
YES, SANDY TAKE IT OFF. I finally like you, don’t ruin this for me! It’s obvious by giving Mike a blue scarf you ship MikexLucy. And Paulo has Jasmine!

Wofltail July 27, 2012, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #223904

I’ve found that the most amazing, long-lasting couples have one thing in common - each person inspires the other to better themselves.

I have to admit, if Sandy succeeds in bringing Good Guy Mike back from the Abyss, it’s a solid relationship they have! I can see now how Lucy and Mike aren’t likely to pair up now, and I’m okay with it. Mostly thanks to Evil Mike, but I digress.

Lovely fluff! Mike and Sandy, you’ve got something good going on. And Michael, I’m still very irritated at you, but if you prove your true character in the pages to come… well, that remains to be seen, don’t it? ;)

Keep up the awesomeness Taeshi!

Ryuko July 27, 2012, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #223905

@Thanatos

Dude, calm down. Paulo isn’t such a bad guy. He also on more than one occasion helped Lucy. One example of this is the chapter “Carry Me.”

In my opinion, Paulo is a knight in shining armor compared to Mike. Mike has been a real dick lately, and we all know that he completely shut Lucy down and threw her into a pit of despair. While Mike deserves to be happy, Paulo does too.

And Paulo is not a “perverted, neglectful, abusive, traitorous, and altogether unpleasant guy” at all.

1. He is not perverted, because even when he got the chance to screw Lucy, he turned her down because he knew it would upset her later. A pervert would have done it regardless.

2. He is not neglectful, because he is always thinking about Lucy, but at the same time he is carrying on a successful relationship with Jasmine, and having fun with his other friends at the same time. A neglectful person would constantly forget about everything except one thing.

3. He is not abusive, because he has never, ever hurt someone physically, wether it be Lucy or Jasmine or anyone else, and he does not purposefully cause anyone else emotional harm. An abusive person would beat his girlfriend and constantly talk down to people and make them feel bad.

4. He is not traitorous, because when he pulled that stunt with those two girls, he was single and had no one to be faithful to. He wasn’t with Lucy, or Tess, or Jasmine at the time, so he had free reign over doing whatever he wanted. While it was still a pretty dumb thing to do, he only did it to prove to David that he still had it in him to get the girls. A traitor would have done all that when he had a girlfriend.

5. He is most of the time pleasant. He does crack jokes that some find offensive, but mostly he is respectable and funny. If he was unpleasant all the time, he wouldn’t have any friends.

And there you have it, all of the reasons why Paulo is not a “perverted, neglectful, abusive, traitorous, and altogether unpleasant guy.”

Edit: Oh, and a rapist wouldn’t make Lucy feel the least bit better. The term “rape” is used in description of the action of sexually assaulting someone against their will. So, a rapist would make her feel worse, not better.

Sir Von Chappe July 27, 2012, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #223906

Oh God Sandy’s face at the end

Danny July 27, 2012, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #223907

Me:hey mike I think she took your wallet too

Mike:huh,(checks pants)oh sh***

lov/hurt/hate July 27, 2012, 1:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #223908

Sandy is taking two souvenirs with her X3c

Rusco Istar July 27, 2012, 2:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #223909

Cute but Mike is still a Douche face son of a mother ****ing bitch ***** *** **** face *****.
Wow only 2am and there is already 71 comments.

Squid EX July 27, 2012, 2:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #223910

“You look much better in the blue, Selson Blue.”

Kikren July 27, 2012, 2:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #223911

i dont care what you think this chapter still doesnt change anything sure sandy is warming up to me but i still hope they can rot in freaking hell. i hate them both and the people that think this is going to change anything i dont care i hate mike and sandy and im a lucyxaugustus fan so good and if you dont like it go cry about it i dont care. Mad Lucy. oh and lucy youre the best i only wish i can meet you #^_^#.

nomoe July 27, 2012, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #223912

taishi not lucy i ment taishi sorry for the mix up D:

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

Comment ID #223913

I never hated Sandy since we never really saw her, but I officially like her after this chapter. She’s a real cutie.
However, my opinion of Mike hasn’t changed. Which makes me say, “YOU DON’T DESERVE SANDY! SANDY, RUN FOR IT WHILE YOU STILL CAN!!”

Ali July 27, 2012, 2:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #223914

Ok I have to admit I like sandy now but Im still mad at Mike I hope he makes things better before this chapter ends.

N7 July 27, 2012, 2:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #223917

Sandy is obv is using him for something… Who knows what, ey Taeshi :P

Poptart July 27, 2012, 2:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #223918

I have to admit, Sandy, now that she has been developed, is an AMAZING character. She is a genuinely nice person.

Lucy has issues, and is a strong character, but at least she is, at heart, a nice person.

Hopefully we can tone down this teenage angst a bit, it was getting kind of outrageous.

GREAT JOB TAESHI!

PredQueen July 27, 2012, 2:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #223919

sssssooooo when Mike’s not tearing Lucy down or overreacting to her good intentions, he’s looking bewildered and nervous and insecure…
okay I don’t think he deserves Sandy OR Lucy =.=

Kaytay July 27, 2012, 3:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #223920

So the blue Angel once again wraps Mike in its soft loving embrace.
I wonder how this will work out.

diamondeyes July 27, 2012, 3:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #223921

one week later sandy become like this with hair= Mad Lucy
jk….. GO SANDY

Lucas July 27, 2012, 3:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #223922

Okay, this is quite sweet I must admit. But I’m still betting 10$ that after this Mike will return to being an ***, or he will ‘apologize’ to Lucy trough gritted teeth.

kanashe July 27, 2012, 3:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #223923

Thank goodness. Sandy is like a breath of fresh air. Maybe things will be like they were earlier in the series now! More pets! :D

akipolies July 27, 2012, 3:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #223924

I am so happy that the orange scarf found an owner who makes it look good! Also, the blue one is back! 8-D

Hoj_poj July 27, 2012, 3:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #223925

Aaaaawwwwwww mike tried to go ferther but sandy ended it lolololol

mikedawn July 27, 2012, 4:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #223926

She has a point, the blue colour does compliment his fur so much better. I also think its sweet, I think she stole it so she can have something to snuggle and think of him.

Kit July 27, 2012, 4:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #223927

NO SANDY, THE SCARF .___. THE SCARF IS CURSED—

Ahem. I like this Sandy, I hope we get to see more of her. Although Mike seems better, he’s kind of aloof and doesn’t know which direction to float in, so it will be intereseting to see what happens in the next couple chapters.

Also, to everyone hoping for someone to make Lucy happy: she needs to make HERSELF happy. No one’s going to do it for her. …. Except Taeshi, but for obvious reasons.

Amaris July 27, 2012, 4:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #223930

BISH STOLE YO SCARF AFTER HER D:

Alopex July 27, 2012, 4:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #223931

OMG! Sandy has 2 trademarks!!! Gods, It not fair . At least give Lucy something to live on. Mad Lucy P.S. Taeshi, please show more Lucy :-*

Sophia123 July 27, 2012, 4:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #223932

nooooo!!!! don’t touch it sandy the boogers D: !

vivitv24 July 27, 2012, 4:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #223933

Taeshi, your cats makes me smile and this should be enough for anyone.

Jeremy July 27, 2012, 4:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #223934

@ Almost Every Person Who’s Commented On This Page.

I’m not too sure if Sandy taking the scarf is a good thing. The fact that she did it so… sneakily and suddenly makes me a bit concerned.
She may /seem/ nice, but I’m not too sure if Sandy is all hunky-dory as we might be led to believe… it might be a ploy…
The way that she so suddenly broke into tears whilst talking to Mike over the phone showed that she had some instabilities… I believe there’s more to it than just mixed signals.

Lola July 27, 2012, 5:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223935

I think she means blueballs, Mike! :P

Cavara July 27, 2012, 5:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #223936

You gotta admit Sandy…
You look better in orange and yellow.

wr3h July 27, 2012, 5:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #223937

The heck is she stealing his scarf for? Isn’t he gonna pipe up that it’s a gift from Tess? He should really return it to her.

StushiJaguar July 27, 2012, 5:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #223938

@StushiJaguar: Why in hell should you return a gift when you don’t use it anymore? A gift is a gift.

LH July 27, 2012, 5:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #223939

Ahh, the ritualistic exchange of clothing.
Just another one of the coping devices used in long distance relationships. It’s not so weird, people do it all the time.
Anyways, cool chapter!
Oh, and I don’t think I’ve said this yet so I’ll say it again anyway, your artwork is fantastic. Like, amazing.

The Guy in the Background July 27, 2012, 6:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223940

What confuses and excited me is that the chapter isn’t over!
IT DOESN’T END HERE!!

Joey July 27, 2012, 6:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #223943

Sandy can read our minds… :love:

Anon Cannon July 27, 2012, 6:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #223944

@me
Yep, I always though Hitler deserved to be happy. Good that he married Eva Braun in the end. Yes, I just compared Mike to Hitler, deal with it.

@Thanatos
Yep, you’re right, pal. Many tragedies happened because of girls affection for the bad guys. Like writing of “Twilight”. Though it’s funny, that in most girl fiction bad guy has a “sensitive side”. Like Paulo, despite of being a total ruffian, rude toward people, acting like a totall *******, he has a soft side, when around Lucy. Dunno, why so many girls thinks, that guys that are acting generally bad, will in the end treat them like a princess, while they’re being ******** to the rest of the world. Though at the beginning, they sometimes do, mostly it ends with little missy princess, meeting mr Punch to the Face, because dinner was to prepared to late and beer wasn’t cold enough. But hey, it’s cool, at least other silly girls are envious, right! Right. And if they’re good looking enough, and full of determination, the soft side macho might end up screwing them, behind little princess back.

@Sir Von Chappe

Since Lord Thanatos is busy with his world domination plan, let me counter few of those, okay?

1. He’s not perverted because he did not had sexy tiem with Lucy when he got a chance - while at the same time he gained oppinion of *** grabber, and “screwed two different girls for no damn reason”.

2. Yes. This makes sense. You know who is also not neglectful? Bigamists.

3. Yes. Like he’s not verbally abusive towards Mike, and Abbey. And let’s not forget about what glimpse of his nature we’ve seen during Daisy’s campaign. Yeashhhhhh…

4. Yeah, because fantasies about other girl while you’re in relationship are awwwwright. Oh yeah, I forgot for many people these days they are.

5.”He’s acting polite most of time, except sometimes he doesn’t, but he’s still a polite guy”. Well nope. He’s acting like an show off and ******* all the time. He’s far from being half the nice guy Mike ever was.

So yeah, he kinda is all of the above. Though you might to have second oppinion. Here it is: he’s also dumb. Oh for the love of God almighty, he IS SO GODDAMN DUMB!

Commander_Zero July 27, 2012, 6:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #223945

Lol… Pickpocket lvl 100!

Ronyle143 July 27, 2012, 6:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #223946

If i could count the number of things my exes have stole as “keepsakes” and never gotten back after we broke up >.> i could probably file for a few thousand dollars worth of law suits

KitsuneHonor July 27, 2012, 6:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #223949

FORESHADOWING! :O

Ditto July 27, 2012, 7:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #223950

you were a better person in blue

mustache July 27, 2012, 7:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #223953

Mike does look better in blue… But Tess really seemed to like the fact that Mike was wearing the scarf she had given to him. :( I’d also like to say I love the happier tone of this chapter compared to the last few. It really reminds us as the readers that through all this rubble there is a chance for happiness for these darn kids.

TheHappiestPanda July 27, 2012, 8:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #223955

Now all Mike has to do is go back home and apologize to Lucy. Which will make me very happy. TAESHI MIKE BETTER APOLOGIZE TO LUCY

ZackTheKajillionth July 27, 2012, 8:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #223956

So will Sandy be taking the one scarf to Mordor to cast it into the fires of Mount Doom, ridding the world of its evil forever?

And on that point… didn’t the scarf originally belong to Tess? This explains a lot.

Sandz890 July 27, 2012, 8:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #223957

So I’m assuming that that scarf is going to somehow important later on.

Kuro July 27, 2012, 8:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #223958

Mike looks okay in blue….. but……. Sandy looks TERRIBLE in yellow~

Huh? July 27, 2012, 8:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #223959

Yoink!

Rob64 July 27, 2012, 8:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #223960

You gotta hand it to Sandy. She captured everyone’s hearts in one single chapter!
(OK, most people’s. After all, haters gonna hate)

Lycan2 July 27, 2012, 9:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #223961

Just for the record…

I still don’t like Sandy.
If nothing else, because she’s naive and stars in boring chapters.

Booka July 27, 2012, 10:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #223962

Yay! Now he can never put that scarf on again!!! We all (well, not everyone) love sandy again!!!

Is that a wrap on this chapter and on to the next?. Or is there still a few pages where we get to see his sister again?.

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

Comment ID #223963

I liked Sandy from the beginning. :D

Mike…… Well, I thin I can like him again, if he actually sits down and talks to Lucy. Properly. With a nice ending to them both. Mad Lucy

Blossom July 27, 2012, 10:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #223964

I smell juxtaposition.

No one July 27, 2012, 11:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #223965

I never saw Sandy as an evil character, just a girl who doesn’t always know the whole situation because of the distance and only really had one connection into events.

That being said, I can’t see the relationship lasting for much longer as is. It’s a very odd relationship with such tenuous lines that would have to last all the way until a moment where one can move closer to the other and that’s a long ways away. It seems like they get maybe one chance per year to see each other. Rougher times are ahead for these two than has been shown yet.

Pinnelipe July 27, 2012, 11:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #223966

I like Sandy, just not Mike when he was mean.. :P
She’s adorable! Let’s hope Mike realizes he’s been a jerk and that things can go back to semi-normal.. Probably not.. :(

NightFeather July 27, 2012, 11:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #223967

I wonder how Tess will feel when she finds out Mike “lost” the scarf she gave him. Blue is a better color, though.

Shiloh July 27, 2012, 11:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #223968

I’d say something, but @Nimbus26 said what I wanted already plus more and got starred for it. I agree completely with what he’s said, that’s about it.

@Lycan2
Except that the reason people hated her was based really on the single chapter where she’s talking on the phone to Mike about Lucy. At least, that’s where most of my hate had spawned.

Neospector July 27, 2012, 11:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #223969

Slowly but surely, the scarf theory shall ring true, kind of. Except though he has a blue scarf again he won’t fall back in love with Lucy, but that outcome was doubted in the first place.

Michelle July 27, 2012, 12:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #223970

Sandy…..that was a win maneuver you pulled, good show girl good show -applauds-

Juria July 27, 2012, 12:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #223971

AAAAH Symbolism is funny!

She’s taking his jerk privileges away!

Biblioholic July 27, 2012, 12:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #223972

Also:

@Sir Von Chappe
Honestly, though Mike has been a humongous ***-hat, he HAS saved Lucy’s life several times, and he DOES have a good sense of right and wrong. Paulo, on the other hand, is prideful.

In a “Which sin is worse” contest, Pride wins over Stubbornness. Pride is one of the seven.

Mike has done some pretty terrible things, but people can do bad things without being straight up bad people. Mike is generally a good person. He tries to be good, he helps people in need, he steps up when others cower and do nothing. He’s allowed to be fed up. I might severely dislike and wonder at his sanity and/or mental competence for actually pulling that “your friends will abandon you because you’re a parasite” crap, but when he’s not attempting to crush Lucy’s heart and soul in his damn communist fist he IS a more reliable person than Paulo. He also pays more attention and picks up on more things than Paulo. Paulo might be more sure of himself and what he should do, but sometimes it pays more to stop and think, which is Mike’s lifestyle.

tl;dr still don’t like mike but he ain’t THAT bad people. He’s certainly better than Paulo, thought Paulo isn’t precisely evil either.

Biblioholic July 27, 2012, 1:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #223973

That was cool, the romantic moment and then the swiping of the yellow and orange scarf. Swag, I could say.

Starkeyblade July 27, 2012, 1:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #223974

why would she take it?

MrMan July 27, 2012, 1:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #223975

That’s so symbolic of him turning over a new leaf (or whatever). He’s traded the dark chapter of Lucy away to begin anew with a brighter, happier chapter: Sandy.
“You look better in blue!” Translation: “You fit better with me!”
Oh Sandy! How subtle and sly!
^_^

DenverDiddles July 27, 2012, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #223976

And now, my only question is: What happens to Lucy now?

DenverDiddles July 27, 2012, 1:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #223977

:D yeah

Bolverk July 27, 2012, 1:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #223978

“What’s the scouter say about her adorableness level?”
“It’s… OVER 9,000!”
“WHAT!? 9,000!?”
What everyone reading this will think: That was so lame.
My response to everyone: I know……

Xenos July 27, 2012, 1:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #223979

Let’s hope the blue scarf turns Mike back into a nice little wimp. :smirk:

MikeHater443 July 27, 2012, 2:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #223980

Stiiiiillllll… dont like Mike. But its slowly being overcome. I still cant wait to see how Mike is going to act towards Lucy after what Sandy told him to do.

OwnUbyCake July 27, 2012, 2:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #223981

Sure, Sandy thinks Mike looks better in blue, but I think Carson would prefer purple and yellow polka-dots.
“Look, hon, we’re matching! Y’wanna compare the lengths of our apparel?”
Mmm, that looks nice on ya!”
Then, Mike notices Carson isn’t looking at his scarf and turns to run, only to run into Paulo.
“Like your new garment, Mike! It is sooo much bigger and softer!
Carson and Paulo pull Mike into the bathroom, and Mike comes out, begging for Lucy to save him and then go out with him so he is taken. Then, Mike realises he can’t. Sandy caused his eternal torment by Carson and Paulo.
No, JK, Sandy rocks. But Mike deserves it. That way, everyone is happy, except Mike! XD XD XD XD XD XD (This was just SOOO Yashi.)

Masonery July 27, 2012, 2:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #223982

True ****, Sandy.

True ****.

Shada July 27, 2012, 2:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #223983

I never had a problem with SandyxMike I had a problem with Mike treating Lucy like trash, sure this is a sweet interaction between Sandy and Mike but my mind can’t stop thinking about what the hell happened to Lucy

TheNextGenCritic July 27, 2012, 2:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #223984

:unsure: @mikes inner voice…fu¢king hillarious…
cute page…
-important message- LOOK UP ANONYMOUS VIA YOUTUBE.

Ikuto July 27, 2012, 3:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #223985

But that scarf was a present from Tess? I kind of thought the yellow one lokked better anyway. Hope that will be brought up later in the comic, maybe when Tess graduates or something? :smirk:
I wonder how Sandy would feel if she knew what fate Mike’s scarf is going to meet

error July 27, 2012, 4:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #223987

Haha! I knew from that look she had on on the previous page that she had an ulterior motive!!!!!!!!!!! Good job, Sandy! You’re right. I’ve always hated the orange scarf. Now, could this possibly be foreshadowing for a make-up between Lucy and Mike?????? (BTW I have now been converted into a SandyXMike fan. What is the world coming to????!!)

Kenshin July 27, 2012, 4:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #223988

@Biblioholic
By what you’re saying, I see what you’re doing. But personality wise you can’t really base your opinions off of religion here. If it’s personality worth, Mike has definitely been more abrupt and rude towards his friends (in particular, Lucy and Daisy) and Paulo has been the better friend, as he was there when Lucy cried. What I mean is that, although Mike has saved Lucy’s life before, so has Paulo (not only that, but Paulo also saved Mike’s life in the process), and that Mike isn’t exactly reliable, as he’s offered his batch of mixed signals towards Lucy in previous chapters, while Paulo has maintained a pretty constant opinion of events, and although he’s conflicted in who he loves, he hasn’t outrightly said anything about it and is choosing to think before he acts in that sense, while Mike was admitting his love and shortly thereafter, his hate for Lucy.

Neospector July 27, 2012, 4:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #223989

NOO sandy! THAT SCARF IS EVIL! GIVE THE DEVIL BACK ITS SCARF!
….Een if you look kinda cute in it..

??? July 27, 2012, 5:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #223990

stealing your boyfriends clothing items like a true girlfriend, Sandy! I approve!

Raylene July 27, 2012, 5:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #223992

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

Jlaw July 27, 2012, 6:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #223993

I love the art style, and this is a wonderful scene. I think I read this somewhere else, but I always thought after Mike got the new orange and yellow scarf he was a little more aggressive and pokey, maybe this is a kind of symbolism with scarf colors and all.

Sam July 27, 2012, 7:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #223994

The Anti-Mike Militia has been defeated! The comments section will no longer be strangled by blatant zombie like hateful comments, for Lucy forgives him and Mike will work it out! Liberty! :D

paulosawesome July 27, 2012, 7:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #223995

Ohh there is Anti-Mike out there…
Right now, a lot of them is out of the Anti-Sandy zone and is wanting nothing more than to see Mike lose her…

Since honestly, he really doesn’t deserve her. >3>;

Mew July 27, 2012, 8:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #223996

get it on flea XD

yashy July 27, 2012, 9:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #223997

I am uncomfortable with thinking if he looks better in blue. Nothing special, but my favorite color is blue, so things tend to look better in it, personally.

Hoheh-Iyah-Hohee July 27, 2012, 10:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #223998

note while little :unsure: was in the blue scarf at the beginning of the story he was nice to Mad Lucy possibly this is a telling of things to come!!!!!

asdasd mana manny July 27, 2012, 11:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #224000

Bro, you jus gon let dat bitch take your ****ing scarf? SMACK DAT HO

Blarg July 28, 2012, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #224002

*gasp* maybe the orange and yellow scarf was a symbol of his poisoned spirit that became mean and now that its blue hes kind(er) again!

Gershnargin July 28, 2012, 1:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #224003

sooo cute… sandy <3 <3

Knight-K July 28, 2012, 3:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #224005

Sandy!!get rid of that thing!!!It’s EVIL!!ur too sweet to let it taint ur angelic nature!!
but yay for fixing Mike n Lucy :D

Kitsumi July 28, 2012, 4:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #224009

Good god you people can hold a freaking grudge. Mike’s outburst was months ago and i guarantee that even if mike does try and make amends, you people will still give mike hell. Get over it.

On the comic, not to steal from another commenter but SYMBOLISM. With that out of the way i hope that the scarf gets purified by sandy’s nature and doesn’t corrupt her.

strider July 28, 2012, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #224010

some people already anticipated me, but…


SYMBOLISM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!

boh... July 28, 2012, 1:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #224011

mich!! is time that you going to luvy on you knees

mariel July 28, 2012, 1:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #224012

Whaa… WHY THAT SCARF STEALING *****. Lol

Smoky July 28, 2012, 3:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #224013

I know Sandy is just messing around… Tess is rich….. And that scarf came from Tess….. Doesnt that mean the scarf is probably a fortune?

TheShuckle July 28, 2012, 4:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #224014

This chapter really does make me wonder why people worship the ground Paulo walks on and hate mike so much. I mean mike wasn’t nessicarily wrong at all, Lucy had been a parasite. She was kind to a small extent but mostly just had angry outbursts, isolated herself from the group, and tormented mike with her feelings. Paulo on the other hand KNEW Lucy was relying on him, knew about Dasiys feelings of insucurity but chased after tess, and still slept with 2 random girls and jumped at the chance to run off with a stranger. And then still looked back longing for Lucy… When he totally ditched her in the first place, Mike was still trying to be there for her but she made him look like an *** in front of everyone.

Sammy July 28, 2012, 4:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #224018

Mike’s face… it’s so emotionless… no reaction to Sandy’s comment… that’s just terrible. Mike should have at least a perplexed emotion or a confused look… it’s not like a spoiler is being hidden. I know you can’t fix mistakes made with watercolor, but… ugh… it’s horrendous on a page that would otherwise be gorgeous.
I’m naturally critical of art, so don’t tell me to stop being mean people; be glad I respect it enough to say something.

sribbleinc July 28, 2012, 9:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #224020

Blue is better. But which shade of blue, Mike? Which one?

FAKE July 29, 2012, 3:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #224022

I wonder what the others say. hmmm Lucy what will your reation be? I really want to know what was in Mike’s letter to Sandy is.
This just randomly popped in my head but did Tess give him the yellow and orange scarf? Oh yeah! Mike you better remember to talk to Lucy and better say srry and become friends again!!

Shannon July 29, 2012, 4:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #224030

@Wofltail
Oh Gawd. I misspelled my name :c

Wolftail July 29, 2012, 11:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #224031

Oh, Sandy… don’t you know he liked that color because of Lucy’s blue eyes?

Cathy July 29, 2012, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #224032

Then Sandy inexplicably dies… and she comes back as a ghost and explains that she actually has an evil twin sister who killed her, and then it turns into a crime drama for like 3 chapters, then Mike and Lucy get married! Yay…

(what is wrong with me this week?)

Chinatsu July 29, 2012, 2:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #224033

but don’t u think that scarf will make her into the persone he was. ;) :question:

Robyn July 29, 2012, 3:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #224034

Mike does look better in blue!

Nikita July 29, 2012, 6:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #224036

well this will probably clean things up with mike and lucy yyyyyaaaaaaaayyyyy!! i want them to be friends again XD

miles July 29, 2012, 8:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #224037

Actually… Although Sandy’s really cute… I honestly don’t like her to be with Mike..

Why?
Because that Love is too… sweet… and error-free… 8-D

OK… just follow the flow.. It might be ended nice and well…

Just_Reader July 29, 2012, 9:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #224038

Huh… not quite sure what to think… 8-D

SnowStorm32 July 29, 2012, 9:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #224039

I have the answers to all of your questions:

Bacon. ;)

starling July 29, 2012, 9:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #224040

@starling

Bacon is always the answer ;)

Boo July 29, 2012, 10:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #225254

It’s hard to hate sandy now…

Flora August 12, 2012, 5:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #231658

But… but that was Tess’s scarf. Anyone remember? Mike’s original scarf got wrecked and it was cold, so Tess brought Mike over to tell her Lucy’s story. YA DIRTEH THIEF YOU!!!

Lloyd October 21, 2012, 10:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #231940

TAKE THE DEMON SCARF FROM ‘em XD

alex October 25, 2012, 6:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #242932

Girl Harry potter! :D

Lol April 12, 2013, 2:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #245448

Dude, bad news. She’s waring the evil scarf now.

The Big Duhh May 12, 2013, 2:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #252701

…Doesn’t that scarf belong to Tess?

CW July 7, 2013, 5:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #254324

It’s adorable, but wasn’t it Tessa’s scarf to begin with? (Yes, I know she said he could keep it, but shouldn’t he let her know that Sandy took it? He never told her)

ShizuTheCat July 21, 2013, 11:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #262752

I had to go back to this page because I think I finally figured out why Sandy hasn’t visited Mike… And the answer was right in this chapter. HER MOTHER. I’m pretty sure that she only sees Mike as a temporary distraction, and she thinks that letting her see him is going to destroy her “precious modeling carrer” or something…. I mean, just look at how dissmisive she is when Mike’s around… And no matter how succesful or Mature Sandy is, the fact of the matter is that her parents have a lot of control over her and her life. I wonder what would they do if they know what was really going on… :O

N October 22, 2013, 8:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #271847

A happy ending? It’s a trap!

Yes January 6, 2014, 7:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #274601

Oh Man Tess is gonna be ******.

SpartanChris024 February 7, 2014, 1:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #284566

**** YOU SANDRA I ****ING HATE YOU & YOU STOLE THE SCARF PLUS I LIKE THAT SCURF & I HATE THE BLUE SO DIE IN HELL Furious Abbey Furious Abbey Furious Abbey Mad Lucy Mad Lucy Mad Lucy :/ :/ :/

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 29, 2014, 12:54 AM EST.

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