75. Breaking Up, page posted 5/15/13

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Breaking Up — Page 5
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Veronica’s Commentary

ANIME SHOCK PANELS!!!!!

man this is annoying, it woulda been nice if this page landed on Monday or Friday, but I guess there’s an entire new scene coming up on Monday so it’s a bit fitting.

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255 Reader Comments On This Page

Comment ID #245646

CALLED IT! Soo saw that comeing two chapters ago, now you know what would be real twist, if she was sent out to the same school sandy gos too, no realy someone back me up on this that would perfect.

lov/hate/hurt May 15, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #245647

NO! I AM DONE! GOOD BYE!
Mike, the look on your face is PRICELESS!
Why does Mike look more devastated that Paulo?

This is just what Lucy needs. A new life with a new start. Abrasive, abusive, and defensive Lucy returns!
OR maybe she will start a new and meet a nice guy, someone who actually likes her and has the balls and brains to show and proof to her annnd… Hello my new ship 8-)

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 15, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #245648

WHAM-O.

etyb May 15, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #245649

I KNEW IT!!!!!!!!! Let the drama ensue :P

Jupi May 15, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #245650

Whattttttt :o

PikaLeia May 15, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #245651

WUT

Aries May 15, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #245652

Taeshi it is Wednesday :U
No need to worry bout that. XD

Also David’s eyes in the second panel.
aww yiss
Starin into space OoO

shaaa May 15, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #245653

Right in the kisser?

Yashi May 15, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #245654

knew it…… :/

Vyntov May 15, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #245655

Ohh. Welp, that’ll put a dent in their mood.

Legion May 15, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #245656

But Taeshi, it IS Wednesday. :u

Katie Bug May 15, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #245657

it just got real

bunnyclub101 May 15, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #245658

Wow, so yeah… why?

no i mean, seriously. why? i just can’t waith to know but, in hopes that i will actually recieve an answer that will crush the very plotline of this story…

Why?….

xElMerYx May 15, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #245659

Hm. So Lucy is going to a different school. It doesn’t surprise me, but it sure seems to be shocking news to everyone else! Even Mike seems a bit surprised.

HimbeCat379 May 15, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #245660

I imagined the swooshy sound effect used with anime panels like this while reading this.

Chompy May 15, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #245661

hOLLY SHTI

Pirari May 15, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #245662

Greatness… Their faces… Why didn’t I expect this???

I Am Who I Am May 15, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245663

The pain….. the drama…… Figures

Shine May 15, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245664

you know, as dramatic as this is.

they never do this at school. In fact, sometimes teachers are the last to find out about it….

SXR123 May 15, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245665

T_T
every time i check out the new page a chunk of my heart is broken

CoolBad May 15, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245666

BAM GONE FOREVER

But the rest of the chapter will be about Mike finally having to confess to reality:

He has a fetish for girls he cannot see.

And so his friends will begin a long, painful transition where they try to make Mike come to grips with his obsession and finally date a real girl. Amaya will realize she had misunderstood what Mike had said all those years ago. But Daisy has mysteriously vanished as well. I wonder why she isn’t showing up to school now either…?

Titanium Dragon May 15, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245667

God why NOW?!!? Soon as my LucyxPaulo ship undocked, it freaking sank!! SANK LIKE A FRIGGEN ROCK!!!! ;_; ;_;

Thatoneguy May 15, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245668

“lucy is now going to start a life of fighting crime, she is.. Angst Cat!”

Whistleblower May 15, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #245669

;_; no, bring back lucy ._. now i really want to know whats going to happen next.

Teed May 15, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #245670

ohsgdhosaco-dvsgrknd’sical?Dbvjslrgj WHY?!?!?! POrque?!?!?!?

Bittersweet_PauloxLucy May 15, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #245671

And now the fallout will begin.
Didn’t think it was going to be THIS drastic. I thought more along the lines of being transferred outta class. I wonder now where she transferred to. Another school? Homestudy? Boarding School? Being forced to live with Sam? Sent off with her father?
Starting to ache for those 5 a weeks due to the sheer suspense! Patience is a virtue though!

REALLY curious what you have in store now Taeshi.

Fenfir May 15, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #245672

…huh.
Well.
I’m honestly not entirely sure what to say. I kinda saw this coming, but I also hoped I was wrong, and now actually seeing it…just wow.
Speechless.

Oceanus92 May 15, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #245673

MOTHER****ER
All the sadness ._.

Order_66 May 15, 2013, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #245674

Why does Sue’s reaction make me appreciate her so much more?

Kew May 15, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #245675

anyone noticed how cute David looks?

Sanchan May 15, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #245676

ah….wait, WHAT?! :O

Laguhez May 15, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #245677

WAY TO GO, MIKE. blue *******’s the one who started all this :/

MissShellGiraffe May 15, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #245678

O….K?
But where is she going to be now!
What about Paulo and mike?!?!?!
Will they ever see her again?
Why am I asking these questions?

Scarlet May 15, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #245679

LOL I swear I heard the typical SFX from these cliche Anime Shock Panels evend before reading Taeshi’s comment, that means she did it well xD
I like David’s face in there, he looks kinda more grown up 8-D

ColorlessNight May 15, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #245680

DDDXXX why?!

eagle May 15, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #245681

i wish i could jump into mikes face and say “BOOM” cause you know…its really to late for his feelings **** :)

Sanchan May 15, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #245682

Bittersweetness rears it’s ugly head once more! I say this because it can be a good thing and a bad thing.
Pros: Lucy could use some space from Mike, be her own self and start over anew. Learn to be a stronger person and not have to rely on Mike. That and I’d love to see how Mike behaves, know that the “parasite” he hated oh-so much has left him. I mean, he shouldn’t be complaining or placing blame on no one now. He has his girlfriend and not Lucy clinging onto him. It’s all he ever wanted, right? Now he has it. Anything otherwise could be… Hypocrytical?

Cons: Lucy will be away from her friends… She’ll be all alone like she use to be.

…That’s about almost all the cons I can think of, honestly.

Julia KaNeko May 15, 2013, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #245683

Why does Mike seem almost as devastated if not more so then Paulo? I can’t say I called it I thought she was going to like stay with some relative or go on a annoying family vacation :OOOO

Sammy May 15, 2013, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #245684

First off: **** you taeshi for even considering this
Second: Mike and paulo you guys have the best faces
Third and final: MCCAINXSUE forever

N-master May 15, 2013, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #245685

I hope we see Jessica’s reaction. Poor girl has a thing for Lucy and will never say it. Oh hey, she’s on the same page as Paulo.

LightTribe May 15, 2013, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #245686

@N-master Watch the harsh words, bro. :(

Julia KaNeko May 15, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #245687

Hahaha! I love how the top three are just “What, why?” And the bottom three are all “WHAT!?”
Anywho this page actually threw me for a bit of a loop, I knew it had to do with Lucy and her not being at the school, but I didn’t think it would entail a permanent absence like this. I was thinking more along the lines of, ‘Lucy will not be with us for a short amount of time.’
Guess I was wrong.

Shoop-a-doop May 15, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #245688

It’s interesting to see the contrast of emotion between Mike and Paulo. At least the way I see it, Mike looks more shocked, while Paulo just looks like someone shoot him in the back. He just looks devastated.

But yeah, Mike, see what you did?! Now you’ll have to explain to everyone why Lucy left the school. The spotlight shall fall upon thee. At least I hope it does. Oh the drama would be amazing XD


Also, I guess this may explain Lucy’s make-out session with Paulo. I guess it was meant as a sort of good-bye to him.

I know Lucy wont be gone for good, but I’m still super excited to see what happens. (Also, I still wish Lucy had accepted the offer to be a singer. =< She deserved it.)

Lime Cake May 15, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #245689

1) Yay! First comment I’ve made on this comic!!! 8-D 2) Who couldnt see this coming after the way the last chapter played out? Mike finally apollogizes, but its too little too late because of whatever was being talked about in, 30 Seconds to Midnight. THEORY TIME!!! 1) Is Lucy moving away? unsure: 2) Is Lucy going to another school in town, or being homeshcooled so its not that big of a deal? :( 3) Will, everyone force Mike to tell them what he said to Lucy that started all of this? D: 4) If so, will Paulo beat him to death for it? 8-) 5) Someother fifth thing?!?! Only time can tell! 8-D

Marioseventeen May 15, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #245690

-evil hands- now you have no second call back girl mike :D no lucy to fill the void of sandy :3 poor babeh.

Sanchan May 15, 2013, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #245691

WAIT WAIT WAIT!
Just because she isn’t attending ‘that’ school does not mean she is moving :/
STOP BLAMING MIKE! He is replacement girl is leaving him. His crutch is leaving. He got what he wanted. He had a goal and he achieved it! Don’t cut the man down.
Better for Luce anyway. Seeing how Lucy adapts to a new life, will be pretty interesting. I imagine at first she will nervous(VERY) . This is a good chance for her to start a new and live a life! Not that dysfunctional and ****** life.
Now what Paulo and Mike do from here is what I am curious about.

OH hey Drama welcome back! *hugs drama* Oh wait get the **** out! *throws drama*

OH MY GOD
“That’d be nice”-Lucy
Well now we know :(

@Sammy
Yeah I noticed Mike looks more devastated.

@Lime Cake
She might have taken the offer. Once your a singer you never really go to school again.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 15, 2013, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #245692

But hey, Sue finally made main character. And all it took was bumping off Lucy.

Well played Sue! Way to finally get that promotion you’ve been trying for since Summer Vacation!

Titanium Dragon May 15, 2013, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #245693

@N-master take it easy man,no need fore that

lov/hate/hurt May 15, 2013, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #245694

Guys at least we know she’s not gone forever.
That wouldnt make much of a story now would it?

shaaa May 15, 2013, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #245695

…what…. what?… what!?…. WHAT!? WHAT THE F***!?

Necrozuka May 15, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #245697

So, I’m not even bothering with liquid pride here…this is just sadness and tears…I’m gonna go drink the only way I know how: Like a Mormon and with a lot of chocolate milk….that’ll fix my mood….

Sasha Rudderbutt May 15, 2013, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #245698

I knew it. Well that sucks, no more Lucy at Roseville High.

I love the reactions on the faces! XD

Absolutely wonderful.

The Big Duhh May 15, 2013, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #245699

Sums up me seeing my fear coming true….I’m sure some feel the same. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgJjqwmhN28

Blaze33405 May 15, 2013, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #245700

Oh dear, let us see how this plays out.

Probably badly.

CheshireGames May 15, 2013, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #245701

Nailed it!
And I think it’s good for Luce to get a fresh start elsewhere.
Plus, I love this kind of drama.

Yumikarp May 15, 2013, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #245702

She is a main protagonist, you’ll hear from her sooner or later. :)

lynnlynn May 15, 2013, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #245703

Are you SURE you’re not ending the comic? This is an odd plot development considering your announcement to update more often and cliffhanger less. :/

Solvek May 15, 2013, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #245704

Ah so the time has come for our young yet confused star go into the shadows of destiny. Will she become like Sandy? Will there be competition? Is Lucy becoming something shes not? My lord just thinking about it makes one crazy. Even crazier, will Paulo search for her or will he beat the live Sh*t out of Mike since he was the last person to see Lucy XD

Raynorrock13 May 15, 2013, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #245705

Now all I need for my prediction to be complete is have Mike overreact to this news.

It shouldn’t be long now…

Puppo May 15, 2013, 12:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #245706

@Solvek
Well, Lets see this as one last good cliff hanger before June which is only a couple weeks away now.

Also, I’ve just realized that there are SEVERAL uses for the phrase “Breaking Up”. Is this chapter going to have karma kicking in and instead of Lucy’s world continuing to fall apart, will we see Mike’s world begin to fall apart? :question: Once again you have cought my intrest… Continue! 8-D

Marioseventeen May 15, 2013, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #245707

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone

Given that the first two pages were outright stated to make fun of Degrassi-esque situations, I highly doubt she’d suddenly become a singer. That’s not even considering the fact that Taeshi made the manager as generic as possible (not even giving him a name!). If she really did become a singer, I doubt Taeshi would’ve left him nameless in the inevitable “Convince Lucy not to be a singer” story after this.

Besides, that would end up not explaining what Lucy’s family told her. It’s pretty obvious that what they told her had something to do with this.

Edit: Also, I actually think Paulo’s even worse off than Mike in the panel. Mike is sad-shocked, but Paulo’s one step beyond that: he looks like he is so shocked and dismayed, he literally has no clue how to react to this.

Also, Taeshi, what do you mean by the “I wish this landed on a Wednesday” comment? This IS the Wednesday comic >_>

Deiser May 15, 2013, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #245708

Well this just confirms what I have been worrying about. Her family managed to take Lucy out of school and and if she moves away there will be a very low chance of her being happy anytime soon.

Daisy, David, and Abbey: What?
Sue, Mike and Paulo: No!
Me: *sigh* Well, at least Sandy will be happy with her new friend.

supertails19 May 15, 2013, 12:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #245709

//doesn’t even know what to say

not unexpected but not desired I suppose
is she going to a boarding school? where she can has kawaii japanese school-girl uniform? oiii

&&idek about you people saying that Mike looks more devastated. In a way, he certainly isn’t happy that his attempt to fix what he’s wronged has been thwarted by this change of schools, however…. Look at Paulo’s expression. It looks like he’s just been stabbed. Mike is like, more open-mouthed in shock, but Paulo has that “..hrrk” expression of an anime character who’s just been stabbed and defeated by an opponent….

Idk JUST A THOUGHT :P

silveryogurt May 15, 2013, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #245710

Hmn.. interesting but before I say “called it like everyone else has” lets see where this actually leads to and plays out.

starfighter105 May 15, 2013, 12:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #245711

So it was about Lucy… hmmm… let me guess, the teacher will follow it up with the problems our main cat has been having?

Just-a-Lurker May 15, 2013, 12:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #245712

8-D

Yeah, well we all know that Paulo will still try to see Lucy right?

xom May 15, 2013, 12:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #245713

@Taeshi
It is Wednesday…

@Marioseventeen
“will we see Mike’s world begin to fall apart?”-Marioseventeen
That gives me lots of ideas… The wall scratching! It lives!

@Deiser
Taeshi might not know any famous or big music people. Do you? Not singers or bands.

@supertails19
Who says she is moving to Rickter?
Lucy knows who Sandy is. Lucy knows that airhead is partly the reason why Mike did what he did. I doubt Lucy will ever becomes friends with the one who stole Mike’s heart. :nope:

Question: Does Mike look more devastated than Paulo?

@Supertails19
NINETEEN NEW CHAPTERS! Man you work FAST!
You want me to look at it and tell what I think? Or tell you if it is too much?(not lengthwise)

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 15, 2013, 12:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #245714

What D: David looks cute WHAT 8-D well now we know where she’s going

Midstrike May 15, 2013, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #245715

That was a little less dramatic than I hoped.

Nuka May 15, 2013, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #245716

NO! A TWIST! HOW WILL I COPE???

Yxela007 May 15, 2013, 12:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #245717

@TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone: Remember what I was saying about Mike caring about Lucy? Yeah, his shocked look is confirming that for me, but let’s see what happens next.

Oh, I added 19 more chapters to my story: Jasmine’s Day Off. http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9204146/1/Jasmine-s- Day-Off If you get bored one day then just read a few chapters during your down time. I have a chapter that i’ll show you when I finish it(I’ll pm it to you as a preview gift :) although it is going to be a weird one since I was trying something outside of my comfort zone and that is why I haven’t posted that one up yet).

supertails19 May 15, 2013, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #245718

My theory about why Mike’s so shocked is not that he’s secretly become enamored with her since the play, but that this reminds him of the other time he’s had someone he cared about suddenly leave right as things were going well. Anyone leaving can’t be pleasant for him after Sandy, especially not if he got it in his head that Lucy and he were going to start over and be friends again.

Hazel May 15, 2013, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #245719

@TheRealSomeone(aka Someone

…Um, what? What would knowing real managers have to do with making up a name for a plot significant, but fictional, manager? >_>

Deiser May 15, 2013, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #245720

Lol this kinda made me laugh. The last time we actually saw Lucy non-flashback, she had a ‘I know something you don’t know’ smirk when she accepted mikes renewal friendship offer.

I guess this was her way of going “oh you wanted to be friends again? This is what I think of your offer! I just totally ditched you jerk face! How do you like not being told things!?”

Mikes face looks like he just got betrayed or something. It amuses me because sweet justice for Lucy. Paulo just looks shocked. It needs to sink in for him. Maybe he’ll take his anger out on mike?

Purple haze May 15, 2013, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #245721

*read* ? *translate to my speech :D * WHAT !!!

MrDominiguez May 15, 2013, 12:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #245723

“Who says she is moving to Rickter?
Lucy knows who Sandy is. Lucy knows that airhead is partly the reason why Mike did what he did. I doubt Lucy will ever becomes friends with the one who stole Mike’s heart.” -TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone.

My mind is telling me that might be the new scenery that Taeshi was talking about in her commentary today, but I am most likely wrong. Although, it would be interesting to see Lucy show up in Rickter, meet up with Sandy somehow, and Sandy absolutely doesn’t recognize her(Why would Sandy recognize how she looks if she didn’t even remember who Lucy was? :smirk: ). Lucy could keep track of Mike through Sandy and even though Lucy would be hundreds of miles away, she could always know how Mike is because Lucy and Sandy will be talking about the one thing they have in common: Mike. Well at least that is how my mind put it together :D.

@xom: Paulo will pierce the heavens to be with Lucy again! Or you know he’ll drive to see her as soon as he gets his license… or maybe just ride his bike to wherever Lucy is(yeah I think this one works best 8-)).

@N-master: Go get some chocolate milk… that will make your unnecessary rage disappear(well it works for me :x).

supertails19 May 15, 2013, 12:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #245724

Aw
All their faces poor babies :(

Vivitv24 May 15, 2013, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #245725

I really like how Sue Paulo and Mike seem to be more in shock about it, of course Daisy and Abbey’s positions in student government might have meant that they’d heard rumors floating around and just ignored them (hence why they seem less taken aback) and David… well… he’s david…. and Sue Just looks so… “But I thought things were getting better” Paulo looks all heartbroken and ****.. Poor Boy. and mike… I don’t know why but I get the feeling he has some sort of inkling he had somehing to do with it. granted the play had Just finished when he’d made up with Lucy, pulling a child out of a district (or even just a school) takes awhile, ergo, whne Lucy still thought mike hated her. of course I may be overestimating his perception here, but I’d still like to be positive about the characters.

Vega May 15, 2013, 12:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #245726

I can’t help but not feel sorry for tease guys, it was just SO predictable

00 May 15, 2013, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245727

;__; what? No, Lucy, don’t go

nalem May 15, 2013, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #245728

@vega or their position in the comic might mean they haven’t heard the news yet?

I’m wondering where she would go off to? Homeschooled? :unsure:

xXsabbathXx May 15, 2013, 1:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #245729

Also, Sue’s probably so dismayed because her whole play was in vain. Assuming Mike sucked, that does mean Jessica’s in control. But mostly, just that she put so much effort into it all trying to be a good friend to Lucy, and it didn’t work out.

Hazel May 15, 2013, 1:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #245730

Taeshi, this page DID land on a Wednesday.

Some Guy May 15, 2013, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #245731

OH I was waiting for Karma? It’s here Mike!

@supertails19
based off the ‘Ask Roseville High’ I doubt Lucy would become ‘friends’ if she would interact with Sandy, Lucy may make it ugly. Lucy could also use Sandy to find out how Mike is. But If Lucy finds out… I am hoping Mike isn’t missing. Why? That is my favorite ship! Why? Here is why… I don’t know if I could bare to see Lucy when finds out he misses her… It will be heart breaking!
Will they finally realize they love each other and get together.
I can picture the scene!

In the park they walk up to each other. Feeling awkward. They are both lost at what to say. They would take it slowly. Still not knowing what to do despite being back together for some time. And ultimately… Mike would be the first to say those magic words. “_ ____ ___!” for Lucy to be slightly shocked and blush saying “_ ____ ___ ___!”

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 15, 2013, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #245732

Kill me…

Red_Fezz May 15, 2013, 1:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #245733

Mike: You know…if you’re interested…we could start things over.
Lucy: That’d be nice.

Well it all makes sense now. Lucy really did mean to start things over. At least, she’s starting things over. She’s starting over with a new beginning. Well Mike, you did call her a parasite, said you hated her, and pretty much ignored her. So you got what you originally wanted. You wanted her gone, and now she is. Oh now, you didn’t really think that she would stick around after being scared to death (almost literally) like that, did you? Ah well now you know.

FYI to anyone who reads this….I don’t hate Mike xD

Gabria93 May 15, 2013, 1:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #245734

Look at what you did, Foo’

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Aww ****, Mike May 15, 2013, 1:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #245736

and then, the tubes erupted…

Mike son, you done ****ed up today!
Not entirely his fault though, I am sure there is a side to this that we don’t know yet. Sure explains Lucy’s willingness to start over her friendship with Mike. Now they will only be able to see each other on the odd day, assuming Lucy is still around in the ‘hood…

foreveryoung5 May 15, 2013, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #245737

Well Mikey boy, you got your wish…and all it cost you was Lucy’s sanity. I hope it was worth it… ._.

Seriously though, I would be very surprised if Mike doesn’t land himself right into Paulo’s crosshairs for his shenanigans…IF Lucy go bye bye because of Mike, that is.

Yeesh…all this suspense is giving me grey hairs. :P Now that I think about it, his long distance relationship with Sandy has very little chance for success (learned that the hard way, I did) He & Lucy could’ve been something special. She was always there!! Furious Abbey

I finally see why Lucy doesn’t think twice at the chance to knock the fluff outta him Mad Lucy

kaminari683 May 15, 2013, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #245738

………. but Taeshi……… it IS Wednesday!

…Yeah, we all saw this coming. I think the one I feel more sorry, out of ALL of them, is Paulo. The guy thinks he’s finally scored, only to hear that Lucy’s gone away. I don’t think he’s going to deal with this well :( . But ya know, even with them probably kissing, I don’t think Lucy/Paulo would’ve ever happened anyway, had Lucy stayed. Lucy basically said “Let’s make out, dude” last chap, not an “i like you” or “date me”.

Ya know, looking back, I’m starting to think she bargained (what we were speculating to be) her going away AFTER the play during the New Years chapter. And by the time of the play, she probably already knew she was leaving, and probably only considered making out with Paulo….. well because she was leaving , and she probably figured “why not? it’s not like I’m staying anyway… in case he’s lying and probably hates me too, like Mike said”. I wonder if Augustus knew…. assuming she DID talk to him after getting off that building.

Subaru May 15, 2013, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #245740

Well Mikey boy, you got your wish…and all it cost you was Lucy\\\’s sanity. I hope it was worth it… ._.\\r\\n\\r\\nSeriously though, I would be very surprised if Mike doesn\\\’t land himself right into Paulo\\\’s crosshairs for his shenanigans…IF Lucy go bye bye because of Mike, that is.\\r\\n\\r\\nYeesh…all this suspense is giving me grey hairs. :P Now that I think about it, his long distance relationship with Sandy has very little chance for success (learned that the hard way, I did) He & Lucy could\\\’ve been something special. She was always there!! Furious Abbey\\r\\n\\r\\nI finally see why Lucy doesn\\\’t think twice at the chance to knock the fluff outta him Mad Lucy\\r\\n\\r\\n

kaminari683 May 15, 2013, 1:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #245742

Well Mikey boy, you got your wish…and all it cost you was Lucy\\\’s sanity. I hope it was worth it… ._.\\r\\n\\r\\nSeriously though, I would be very surprised if Mike doesn\\\’t land himself right into Paulo\\\’s crosshairs for his shenanigans…IF Lucy go bye bye because of Mike, that is.\\r\\n\\r\\nYeesh…all this suspense is giving me grey hairs. :P Now that I think about it, his long distance relationship with Sandy has very little chance for success (learned that the hard way, I did) He & Lucy could\\\’ve been something special. She was always there!! Furious Abbey\\r\\n\\r\\nI finally see why Lucy doesn\\\’t think twice at the chance to knock the fluff outta him Mad Lucy\\r\\n\\r\\n

kaminari683 May 15, 2013, 1:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #245743

Well Mikey boy, you got your wish…and all it cost you was Lucy\\\’s sanity. I hope it was worth it… ._.\\r\\n\\r\\nSeriously though, I would be very surprised if Mike doesn\\\’t land himself right into Paulo\\\’s crosshairs for his shenanigans…IF Lucy go bye bye because of Mike, that is.\\r\\n\\r\\nYeesh…all this suspense is giving me grey hairs. :P Now that I think about it, his long distance relationship with Sandy has very little chance for success (learned that the hard way, I did) He & Lucy could\\\’ve been something special. She was always there!! Furious Abbey\\r\\n\\r\\nI finally see why Lucy doesn\\\’t think twice at the chance to knock the fluff outta him Mad Lucy\\r\\n\\r\\n

kaminari683 May 15, 2013, 1:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #245745

Good. Less angst all around. Maybe she can grow as a person, Mike will learn the serious ramifications of his actions to where no singing will suddenly alter months of hate, and Paulo will learn how to make a better, well thought out decision. C’est La vie.

Ley May 15, 2013, 1:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #245746

Sorry for the multiple posts :( I’m viewing this on my tablet & for some reason, this site goes all wonky from time to time Mad Lucy

kaminari683 May 15, 2013, 1:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #245747

Mike is in for the guilt trip of his life, and he can only blame himself for that it went this bad.
And Paulo’s BOUND to connect the dots now, and as such, Mike is in double trouble.

New May 15, 2013, 1:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #245748

Lucy: Latter SUCKERS!

sen May 15, 2013, 1:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #245749

Called it

Leo-Inu May 15, 2013, 1:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #245751

..Well then where the funk does that leave us? That pretty much demolished the entire comic. 75 chapters down the drain. No Lucy, n
o storyline, no comic. Never thought it would end this way.

paulosawesome May 15, 2013, 2:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #245753

PIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!

SOGx-ray May 15, 2013, 2:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #245754

Taeshi, are you sure this is legal? Don’t get me wrong, I love the plot twist and I’m sure this will make for great reading, but are you allowed to just… Move Lucy out of the comic? I think this might actually be against the law!
Also, Mike is totally gonna just fall in love with Lucy now that she doesn’t go to the school anymore. I think he has a fetish for girls who are far away.

Random Internet Loser May 15, 2013, 2:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #245755

@paulosawesome: As long as the focus goes to Lucy and then back to the others then everything should be fine. No need to panic unless somebody ends up in the hospital with amnesia… because that would be the moment I say: :/ really? And then proceed to question my sanity again.

We won’t go the telenovela route. At least I hope not D:. Meh -_-, I’ll just trust whatever decision Taeshi and Suitcase make with the direction of this comic(they haven’t disappointed me yet and most likely will keep up their unbreakable streak of just being amazing :)).

supertails19 May 15, 2013, 2:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #245756

@supertails19

half way through your fan-fic,
This is awesome!

foreveryoung5 May 15, 2013, 2:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #245758

Is it okay that I’m hearing “That’d be nice” as “Oh now you want to be friends? Well f**k you, I’m ditchin’ yo sorry ***! Peace motherf****r!”

Also, Lucy’s leaving will not be the end of the comic. We’ll probably just get the usual switching of POVs that we usually get, so Lucy will not be gone from the comic entirely. Though I am excited for the upcoming drama :)

Luka May 15, 2013, 2:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #245759

Holy shiiiieeeeet!

If there was anything in a form of a nuke, THAT was it!

Chocothunda May 15, 2013, 2:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #245760

Seatbelts everyone!
Posted image

Rukral May 15, 2013, 2:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #245761

@foreveryoung5: Aww, thank you #^_^#. I tried my hardest to keep readers entertained with this one and I’m it has been working so wonderfully(hopefully I won’t disappoint in the long-run).

Hmm, I wonder if Taeshi has a fear of disappointing others as well?

supertails19 May 15, 2013, 2:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #245762

Guess: Mike wouldn’t be relieved of Lucy’s departure. Mike will realize that even though he can love Sandy more freely now, he’ll feel like he’s missing something. No more snide comments, no more bops on the head, no more harsh words, no more awesome gaming partner, no more flirty banter. Let’s face it. Lucy has been there throughout his childhood, and he has been there for her, and that won’t go away easily. Mike will try to be happy, try to be relieved, but he’ll realize that he can’t be normal without Lucy.

Meanwhile, Lucy will try to live her new life, wherever she is. Boarding school? Maybe. She’ll either still be herself or become a new person, either make new friends, or make none. She’ll try to turn over a new leaf, but she has no Paulo to support her, no Mike to rely on, no Sue to lead the group, no Daisy to talk to, no David to punch in the face.

Either way, oh my ****ing GOOOOOOD, I’m so excited for the next page and the POV change and Lucy in her new school, perhaps the one her family was ( possible ) talking about during New Year. OH MY GOOOOD, the anticipation is ****ing killing me.

anti May 15, 2013, 2:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #245763

You wanna leave the table, pansy? Hah!
I am gonna leave the school! Suck on that! 8-)

Cavara May 15, 2013, 3:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #245764

Why is Mike so shocked? Damnit Mike, get your sh*t together and be more like “Meh.” >:-(

thedragon133 May 15, 2013, 3:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #245765

Mike i love ya and all but this is what happens when you go to far :( . i mean like he’s my favorite character so i can’t stay mad :unsure: . But damn mike you went and messed up ._.

Taro May 15, 2013, 3:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #245766

I assume this was actually her parents & brothers decision, they where discussing something a while back. But it could have also been her choice to0.
Either way, the plot thickens and I like it >:3

Skitcy May 15, 2013, 3:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #245767

Well…..saw that one coming.

DeathofInk May 15, 2013, 3:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #245768

There will be the adult chronicles where mike meets lucy in adult years

Amon May 15, 2013, 4:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #245769

Well. …Gee. I think… I’m gonna go out for a while and… punch a wall… Until something breaks. :(

This isn’t gonna end up with Mike gonna chase Lucy to the airport and convince her to stay or something like that, right? Eh, that was stupid and cliche anyway.

Prius May 15, 2013, 4:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #245770

lol, I like how everyone in the top panel has big eyes, but everyone in the bottom panel has small eyes.
I mean, OH MY GOD THIS IS SO FREAKIN UNBELIEVABLE! I CALLED THIS CORN 90 PAGES AGO!
Anyways, I guess she ain’t going to teh same school as Mike and plus.
I hope this doesn’t go Super Saian Way with another page of all six of them just staring at each other. lol that stuff got pretty flat fast in DB-Z. “Ahhh, I AM STILL CHARGING MAI LAZER BEAMS!” And “I AM STILL WATCHING YOU CHARGE THOSE LAZER BEAMS!” This has been another fine episode of DB-Z. WHAT IS THIS!?
I am pretty sure Lucy left the school for more than just because of Mike. I mean that’s a pretty teenager thing to do, leave just because of one person, oh wait they are teenagers.
The thing is her family is probably involved in her movement to where ever else it is she’s getting moved. It should be very interesting, seeing as BCB will be breaching into a different environment with potentially different people.
Also, Rukral? That comment wins so hard. Loved that freakin show and I had a computer game for it back when I was but a weeee lad. For some reason that science teacher reminds me of Washu from Tenchi. Must be the red hair and do. Okay, orange hair, whatever, the hues are close.

Blank On Purpose May 15, 2013, 4:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #245771

i love david face here, so innocent haha

catdream May 15, 2013, 4:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #245772

DUN DUN DUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN

Rusco Istar May 15, 2013, 5:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #245773

No Lucy, Pulling a Sandy will not work for you.

Hamshi May 15, 2013, 5:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #245774

Heh, as much as I hate seeing Lucy leave it’s rather hilarious to see Mikes reaction. I don’t think he even knew what kind of effect that speech he gave did. Now he knows and now he regrets it. Now he really is sorry.

Kitmit May 15, 2013, 5:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #245775

Maybe she’ll meet someone else at her new school. Maybe Mike will finally realize he ****ed up —- judging by his face, he probably just has. The only thing I’m actually sorry about is that Paulo threw away everything for naught, and there will no longer be any more Augustus and Lucy interactions. ; _ ; Well… until she inevitably returns. Or… won’t she?

Lumi May 15, 2013, 5:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #245776

I’m seeing a few comments of Lucy starting everything over and about both Mike and Paulo losing contact with her, but I mean they all know where each other lives. Unless Lucy moves house as well, they’ll still be catching up, wont they?

I’m hoping the comic continues on for a while so I can see how everything changes at school. c:

Kimz May 15, 2013, 5:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #245777

GGGAAAMMMEEE CCHHAANNGGEERR

Bbrad May 15, 2013, 6:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #245778

Ah! Finally find out what “Breaking Up” for.
From now on, Taeshi need to “Fight on Two Fronts”, unless she wants to delete another character like what she did to ******.

If Lucy goes to another city and can meet up Sandy or someone else,
the Cast of Characters will even be increased.
Else if this news is not true or Lucy and her parents change their mind,
nothing will happen.
If Lucy really goes out of the four lead roles (Mike, Lucy, Paulo, Daisy),
someone else can replace her (maybe this is a way to form a style transformation) and she will stay in important supporting roles (other characters).

—If so, no matter what is going on, there is no giant loss.

Doctor Nuclear May 15, 2013, 6:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #245779

I at least hope Lucy makes an effort to contact her friends. It was kinda rude for her to not say anything.

Rioo May 15, 2013, 6:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #245780

Are you happy now mike?! it’s all your fault >n

foxiepox May 15, 2013, 6:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #245781

DUN DUN DUNNNNNNNNNNNN

MetalHead May 15, 2013, 6:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #245782

WHAT THE ****?! JUST AS MIKE AND LUCY GET RENEWED THEY’RE SEPARATED?! Wait, it will get better, I know it, right Takeshi? RIGHT?!

Javalavadingdong May 15, 2013, 6:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #245783

If Lucy meet Sandy:

Mad Lucy : :unsure:
:D : :D
Mad Lucy : Furious Abbey
:D : :unsure: & :nope:
Mad Lucy : Mad Lucy
… …
Mad Lucy : 8-) & Mad Lucy


—Understand?
You can just treat it as a dry joke, since it is really one.

Doctor Nuclear May 15, 2013, 6:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #245784

Well, this certainly appears to be going somewhere. Where, however, is the question?

TheMysteriousMan May 15, 2013, 6:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #245785

Whaaa…. I like David expression O.O

Yu May 15, 2013, 6:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #245786

Well.
Damn.

Magrias May 15, 2013, 6:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #245787

i… well i uh…. i kind of expected that but i’m still speechless about that. i think i’ll just post something on the next page.

i don't know May 15, 2013, 7:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #245788

Even David is shocked.

It’s not like she’s dead though, they can just see her after school. This ain’t a world ending occurrence.

qwup May 15, 2013, 7:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #245789

Obviously, “K.izun.a” the former character is banned here.

Doctor Nuclear May 15, 2013, 7:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #245790

Dead Paulo,

You better run out of the classroom to Lucy’s house to see what the frack is going on …..or I’ll break your legs….ok I probably won’t but I will call you a p***y if you don’t do it.

Some Guy May 15, 2013, 7:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #245791

Those close-ups. <3 Taeshi, I envy your talent for watercolors, the gang looks beautiful in their bewildered-then flabbergasted expressions. Saw this coming and have a feeling that Lucy may end up attending classes with Ms Sandy. :P This may be the start of something wonderful, or just more kindle for the fire.

Vanillaxia May 15, 2013, 7:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #245792

Mike acts like ”A jerk” for finally deciding to let Lucy know how he feels about Lucy having terrorized him for years: WE HATE YOU MIKE **** YOU!!!
Mike forgives her: WELL IT’S ABOUT TIME YOU MOTHER****ING *****!!!
Lucy leaves the school: WELL ARE YOU MOTHER****ING HAPPY, MIKE?

Am I the only one here supporting Mike?

Mike May 15, 2013, 7:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #245793

Doctor Nuclear May 15, 2013, 7:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #245794

I love how everyone is all freaking out and Sue is like “Dafuq?” XD

Rajnagaran May 15, 2013, 7:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #245795

No…

The G May 15, 2013, 7:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #245796

Aww poor Paulo. He thought he’d get to actually tap that. PYSCH!


Lets make-out.

Shirt May 15, 2013, 7:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #245797

I could see this coming. But still, WAAAAAAAA. ;_;

DekuMarth May 15, 2013, 7:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #245798

I can’t… She… But Mike….. She…

Why… Why… I. I. Lucy but no where will…. AHHHHHHHH ;_;

The G May 15, 2013, 8:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #245799

That moment when things start to click.

When Mike came to make up, she didn’t say, “Alright, let’s start fresh.” Not exactly, anyway. She said, “That’d be nice”, as if she knew they wouldn’t get that chance. And she did - that entire conversation she and her family must’ve had offscreen was them denying her a say in things, for what they believe to be her own good.

…This begs the questions “Where is she going?”, “Are her family sending her to another school, or an institution?”, “Do they really think this will help her, with her already-abrasive personality?”, and most importantly, “Will she even get better?”

Depression’s a long, hard fight. She won’t just magically get better within a few weeks, or even a year. It’ll take time, time in which she may or may not see her friends. Which may or may not make things all the better - or worse.

*waits for Friday*

Steely May 15, 2013, 8:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #245800

THEY WERE RIGHTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT

Jadeeee May 15, 2013, 8:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #245801

Let the games begin…

Money on Paulo flip’n **** first!

Anon-Anon May 15, 2013, 8:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #245802

I know the way this was delivered was for the shock and drama stuff. But I honestly think Lucy would at least tell one of her friends that she’s either moving or not going to the same school as them. I’ve moved several times and some of my friends had moved away as well and we told each other if it was possible.
I know Lucy is depressed and angsty, but seriously she’s known these guys since she was a little kid. I think they deserve to know when a friend of theirs is leaving.

UmbreonGal May 15, 2013, 9:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #245803

Hexagons! Marvelous drama hexagons!

Neospector May 15, 2013, 9:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #245804

@Anon-Anon I’m with you on that.

Rylan May 15, 2013, 10:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #245805

Such a shocking plot twist that makes me feel similar to their reaction. It was starting to look good, but its likely that it wouldn’t be that easy for them to have the good ol’ days they they once had again. There are still some events that are waiting to unravel though.

Lucy leaving the Roseville High gives Mike and Lucys’ starting over a bittersweet moment. A rebirth of their friendship suddenly becomes futile as she moves out of his life, thus ending it. If she doesn’t go anywhere else, they may have the chance to fix their friendship. If that isn’t possible, and she moves to where Sandy is and becomes reaquaintedd with her, then she could reestablish her connection with Mike and slowly rebuild their friendship. Mike will feel sad feeling being away from both his girlfriend and his childhood friend. Both made a great impact on his life regaurdless of what bad things they brought upon him. He’ll feel an emptiness inside of him and sadness will bring him down.

Paulo will feel sorrow for not having the chance of being with the girl he loves. This, too, is a sadness the lover boy will feel. Even their friends will fell saddened by this as they cherished Lucy as a good friend regaurdless of her behavior torwards him. I would hope for the best, but I must know how the story will unfold. Perhaps more can be elaborated next page.

Keyblade Dragon May 15, 2013, 10:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #245806

look at paulo’s expression
he’s the only one who is close to a heart attack

Gea May 15, 2013, 10:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #245807

I think it’s interesting Sue Mike and Paulo have smaller pupils. It’s not surprising the news would affect Mike and Paulo this way but this suggests Sue is pretty emotionally invested in Lucy as well.

Cyph May 15, 2013, 10:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #245808

Did anyone say “Oh Snap!” Yet? No? Okay.

Ohhhhhhhhhh Snaaaaap!

Stickman18 May 15, 2013, 10:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #245809

And that was the day Paulo died. The end.

Jared sheep May 15, 2013, 10:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #245810

Paulo: WHAT?! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Oh, poor dude.





:x

Alaystus May 15, 2013, 10:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #245812

Also,I wanna see mike and Paulo race to Lucy’s. On the way Paulo pieces together what mike did and beats the **** out of him. No barking. No bull ****.
I wanna see Paulo be the badass he was born to be.

Jared sheep May 15, 2013, 11:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #245813

this is the perfect thing to edit!! am I the only one seeing this?!

welp. nothing more to say here.

G-HAZE May 15, 2013, 11:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #245814

I think Mike didn’t actually cause this and that it was predecided.
And I have a hunch that both Paulo and Mike feel bad for this; Mike, well, because he was being a complete *** up until recently and Paulo because what most people think that happened in that room may have not actually happened (Paulo has done this before ….or not done, *wink-wink*). Lucy might have switced schools to simply get out of her depression, or she might end up in a madhouse and later be transformed into a sinister ever-smiling mastermind using her twisted cunningness and the other people from the madhouse(who will be dressed as clowns) to rule Roseville,
but Batcat will kick their cat butts! 8-D

Anyway, let the dramaclysm begin!

MadParkBench May 15, 2013, 11:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #245815

well this might be a bit extreme or something…

but I was really expecting something along the lines of “hung herself” or “jumped in front of a speeding truck” or something.

*cough*

Jolkanin May 15, 2013, 11:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #245816

lol bye lucy 8-D

Hiyoko May 15, 2013, 12:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #245817

Told ya, Military School~

Huh? May 15, 2013, 12:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #245818

I find it funny how the three characters pictured in the up part of the page all have wide eyes and the eyes of the ones pictured in the lower part are nothing but little black dots.

Idastar May 15, 2013, 12:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #245819

@supertails19
“I tried my hardest to keep readers entertained with this one and I’m it has been working so wonderfully(hopefully I won’t disappoint in the long-run).

Hmm, I wonder if Taeshi has a fear of disappointing others as well?”-supertails19
I don’t know about her… but I do.

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone May 15, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #245820

somehow i saw this and some how i knew it would be shocking for everyone!!! :/

mikedawn May 15, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #245821

WHAAAAAAAT? Mind=BLOWN O.o

Confused May 15, 2013, 1:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #245822

:question: I don’t understand… :( Why would Lucy leave? Was it so she could escape the never ending drama that is Roseville High?

Confused May 15, 2013, 1:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #245823

Change in the staus quo I see.

wr3h May 15, 2013, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #245826

Just like the gypsy woman said!

Match_book May 15, 2013, 1:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #245829

OH MY…..!!!!

Marta May 15, 2013, 2:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #245830

The Brady Bunch

Stevum May 15, 2013, 2:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #245831

Finally after Mike and Lucy make up and Mike stops being a jerk-face, she leaves. :/

I wasn’t expecting that, but in your face, Mike! :nope:

Mimi May 15, 2013, 2:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #245832

not surprised. this happened to a few dear friends of mine when i was in high school for similar reasons - severe depression and other self-harm related issues and so they went to schools specifically tailored to help people struggling with that stuff. i assume lucy will be either be put in a program/rehabilitation center or a school for students with mental illness, judging by the interaction with her family a little while ago. it makes me sad because none of her dear friends will be able to help her or (possibly) even talk to her. this is especially heartbreaking considering mike’s change of attitude last chapter, and paulo having just poured his heart out to the girl.

loor May 15, 2013, 3:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #245833

Reeeeeally, I don’t understand why Mike is surprised. Wasn’t he the one causing this anyways? He made her feel bad, and that apology— I don’t think it was real. Furious Abbey

Pokey May 15, 2013, 3:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #245834

Right. It is sad.

Leu May 15, 2013, 3:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #245836

A man suspected such might be the case, but now he wonders, does the story follow the main group or follow Lucy.

Damonashu May 15, 2013, 3:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #245837

@Pokey
Mike was being quite a….. Anyways, Mike ended up regretting what he’d done and Lucy accepted his apology.

So as my grandmother(probably wouldn’t) say, “Don’t steam the dumplings any longer than you have to.”


In a incredibly inaccurate guess, I’d assume that Lucy was kidnapped by the music company and the call that came saying that she wouldn’t be attending the school anymore was to deter any suspicions.

This, of course, is an absolutely silly accusation.

MapleBacon May 15, 2013, 4:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #245838

I love how at this school a student leaving is a major announcement. At a normal high school ABSOLUTELY NO ONE CARES!

the perks of being a main character

BlackstarQueen May 15, 2013, 4:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #245839

Why so surprised Mike?

You got what you wanted your “burden” is leaving and your relationship with Sandy is safe.

Maybe he’ll go it Lucy’s house so his brother can turn him inside out. I would if somebody had pulled that crap with my sister in high school.

Furious Abbey

bscbfan May 15, 2013, 4:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #245840

**** NOOOAAAAA

alex May 15, 2013, 4:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #245841

i moved a few months back, but it was a lot less dramatic.

vlamberen May 15, 2013, 4:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #245842

Seriously Mike? I can’t really blame her for changing schools, lets admit it you’ve been a jerk to her lately. But will you now realize your feelings about her…

Cricket May 15, 2013, 5:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #245843

Oh, Poor Paulo! He never got yo tell her how he feels! D: aaahhhh!!!!

Tiamarie May 15, 2013, 5:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #245844

Okay, this is better than suicide attempt.

Now let’s see the nature of the end to attendance. Another school in the city, another city, another state? How far away exactly is this going?

And I hope for her sake that she finds a new environment in wherever she’s going and gets better… Though we’ll see of course. And that also depends on if she’s moving out from her actual house…

Allsmiles May 15, 2013, 5:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #245845

SOMEONE GET ME A TABLE TO FLIP!!

13lackout May 15, 2013, 5:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #245846

Taeshi watches anime?! This just got 1,000 times more amazing!!!

Zetsumei May 15, 2013, 5:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #245847

Can we go back to Augustus now?

Just kidding, let the melodrama take place.
However doesn’t stop me missing him anyway XD

Knux-the-Killer May 15, 2013, 5:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #245848

Great page, I totally saw that coming! But…what kind of teacher dresses like that? :x

Kay-Felis May 15, 2013, 5:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #245849

IT’S ALL DUMB MIKES FAULT. UGH. NO ONE LIKES YOU MIKE IT SHOULD BE YOU WHO TRANSFERS SCHOOLS YOU HATEFUL LIL FREAK. YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO BE NICE. WTF MAN. YOU FLUFFIN IDIOT. YOU RUINED EVERYTHING GAHHHH GO CRY TO YOUR PRECIOUS SANDY. UGH. BIRCH WOOD TREE. ÒnÓ. Sorry, had to get this off my chest. But seriously, its all mikes fault. I really do approve the LucyXpaulo ship though. I feel so bad for Paulo. He broke up with jazz for her and now she’s transferring schools. (And a bit bad for mike, seeing as he caused this problem. My guess is that the group will put two and two together and see that mike caused this, and be pretty mad. Bleh. But I totally saw this coming. After all, there had to be more drama soon, with no killing)

.-. May 15, 2013, 6:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #245851

Mike is just like… oh noes, i just told her how i felt D: :nope:

shiraru May 15, 2013, 6:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #245852

Wow, what a shocker! I actually did not expect something this drastic to happen! Keep up the good work!

T68 May 15, 2013, 6:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #245853

If this is Lucy being put on a bus, I’m going to be sad. :

Icsifil May 15, 2013, 7:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #245854

Oh noes~~

Ba ha, ha, ha XD

Syrus May 15, 2013, 7:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #245855

Why would she be announcing this to the entire class, though. She didn’t even say Lucy’s last name, I doubt everybody knows who she’s talking about. :/

Well, w/e. Didn’t see this coming, anyway.

m3w May 15, 2013, 8:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #245856

My ships! D :

Deo May 15, 2013, 8:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #245857

I knew it had something to do with Lucy (most of us did, didn’t we?).
My prediction for next chapter:
Mike is crushed that Lucy either
A: Moved out of town
B: Just moved to a different school

He realizes that he was wrong and that he loves Lucy. But now she’s gone and it’s too late for him to confess. U never know a good thing till it’s gone.

NoName XD May 15, 2013, 8:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #245858

You know in the whole conflict between Lucy and Mike, I think they both had done wrong, but I think if Mike had a problem he should have brought it up much sooner than 12 years into their friendship. To me that seems a bit ridiculous and in my opinion he took things way way too far with what he said, apology or no, it doesn’t make up for it. Especially since he had an equal hand in their various fights and arguments and in fact started some of them. So honestly I’m not surprised Lucy won’t be in school with them anymore, I doubt I’d go back either if I were her.

Fox May 15, 2013, 8:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #245859

@Solvek

I appreciate that you seem to still be around solely to bitch. <3

In comic related comments:

…well, Mike got what he thought he wanted. I say “thought” because he seems to be worse for ware than I had anticipated. >>

Yaschiri May 15, 2013, 8:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #245860

Not sure I get what you mean by how nice it would have been for this scene to land on Monday or Friday unless it has to do with the cliffhanger/new start factor, but you said something about an entire new scene on Monday. How is that the case if it updates again on Friday? XD
Also, the suspense of this combined with the sudden whammy of suspense given by Naruto today has me wanting to punch something until I get the next Naruto update. I almost to the same spot with this comic, but not as much, because I was expecting the teacher to say Lucy would no longer be showing up (wondering why that’s such a massive announcement, unless it’s because Lucy’s voice became a school phenomenon), and I’m only really curious about why and what’s going to happen as a result. I still seriously hope that Lucy is going to continue to be a main character and continue to be a part of the group, though, as having her no longer hang around these guys would just be annoying as all heck to me, and we really don’t need a second troupe of friends and another boyfriend for Lucy, even if she deserves a fresh start. I would much rather have Sandy break up with Mike followed by Lucy and him getting together, followed by some more comedy for a while. Enough of the massive drama, this comic started as a comedy, and it needs to bring that back for a little while, while still retaining the little amounts of drama here and there that it once had.

I'll Eat Yourself May 15, 2013, 8:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #245861

Oh yeaaaaaaaah… That thing from an arc or two ago… Forgot about that ‘til now!

Jessica U. Ingmann May 15, 2013, 8:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #245862

If Paulo punches Mike next few pages, I totally called it.

Sono May 15, 2013, 9:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #245863

I just won a couple of bucks from this update. :D

Wat May 15, 2013, 9:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #245864

I need to invent a stasis chamber that only wakes me up when a new comic comes out. Waiting for the next awesome installment is going to kill me sooner or later

captaintim May 15, 2013, 9:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #245865

@rukral
This is a dumb question but how do you post pictures?

DekuMarth May 15, 2013, 9:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #245866

If Paulo suspects Mike again in all this he might completely flip and everyone else will get involved putting the pieces together…. hopefully

or his head explodes lol 8-D

imaginative monsters May 15, 2013, 9:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #245867

ohhhh nyooooo Xd ;(

deaathsdect123 May 15, 2013, 9:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #245868

Can you please keep making “what is this, degrassi?” Jokes? I swear I spit soda all over my keyboard from laughing so hard, and I cant even explain why.

MagicMan May 15, 2013, 10:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #245869

great job, michael. you ruined it.

aidsmanexpress May 15, 2013, 10:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #245870

WUUUUUUUUUT?!
Why present Lucy acts strange? She seems like depressed as well :(

Dvn.Rizuki May 15, 2013, 10:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #245871

IF…I say again, IF this is :unsure:’s fault, 8-) is gonna wreck him….and I don’t even wanna know what :smirk: will do to him! 8-)’s punishment would still be more brutal though.

kaminari683 May 15, 2013, 10:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #245872

(._.)


I am not amused.
I want to know if Paulo is in a relationship with Lucy.
My PauloxLucy ship is rapidly sinking.
And I will sink with that ship.

This is Mikes fault.
HE WILL PAY FOR THIS

Pauloisjustthatboss May 15, 2013, 10:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #245873

…….

soup May 15, 2013, 10:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #245874

Well at least Jaz will love this :O

Pepe Le Pew May 15, 2013, 11:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #245875

seriously WTF (also others expressions :3) ;_; 8-D Furious Abbey :/ :unsure: 8-)

lucys gone everyones in shocked find out next time on the candy club (spoof breakfeast club)

AND FOR THAT WE THANK U ;3

shrub May 15, 2013, 11:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #245876

Abbey is so cute.

Yukay May 16, 2013, 12:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #245877

Wow…. I’m kinda sad for Lucy but I still have hope for Lucy X Mike

Snowflower May 16, 2013, 1:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #245878

Yeah, okay, Lucy is gone =\
but David’s face doe!

Pyre_of_Onyx May 16, 2013, 2:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #245879

(Ahem) Dun Dun Dun

JustSomeCritic May 16, 2013, 2:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #245881

For those commenting as to why the teacher is ‘announcing it to the class’ for reasons of relevance…aren’t the main group all in different classes?

This would assumably be Homeroom…where everyone meets up before class for announcements. Thus, everyone would at least recognize everyone because they meet every morning. o___O

Aglet May 16, 2013, 4:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #245882

Am I the only one noticing how Daisy’s reaction looks more along the lines of irritation and shock than anything else? Even Abbey - who never had the best opinion of Lucy - appears more concerned than Daisy does.

Anon-chan May 16, 2013, 4:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #245883

Aww yisss..This looks really promising!

Lolly May 16, 2013, 4:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #245884

I notice how the first three don’t looked shocked like the last three do. Maybe we’re seeing those first three’s faces right *before* they hear…?

Chronos May 16, 2013, 6:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #245885

—I guess their emotions are:
Sue: :unsure: / :question:
Paulo: :question: + :O
Mike: :unsure: + :( + :nope: + ._. + :O + :x
David: 8-D + :x , (10 seconds later) + 8-D
Daisy: :question:


—Some forecast:

If Lucy goes to another city and can meet up Sandy (”K.i.z.u.n.a” is not expected) or someone else,
the Cast of Characters will even be increased.
Else if this news is not true or Lucy and her parents change their mind,
nothing will happen.
If Lucy really goes out of the four lead roles (Mike, Lucy, Paulo, Daisy),
someone else can replace her (maybe this is a way to form a style transformation) and she will stay in important supporting roles (other characters).


—a dry joke may do help:

If Lucy find Sandy:
Mad Lucy : Mad Lucy
:D : :D


—In the end,
I would like to say “Tomorrow, Better”.
Actually, 17.7 hours later.
I believe that Taeshi won’t disappoint us.

Doctor Nuclear May 16, 2013, 6:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #245886

Question: I’m not the only one who’s been enjoying all the Sue in the recent pages right?
And to break the chain of stereotypical comments that follow every single plot twist: I totally did not see this coming.

Kindle Kat May 16, 2013, 6:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #245887

Can I just say, their teacher is really really pretty!

This explains Lucy’s distant behaviour in the last chapter. Being friends/friends with benefits with Mike and Paulo respectively will be a lot easier if she doesn’t have to see them every day, at least from her point of view.

Still, this is going to completely throw the dynamic of the rest of the cast. Excited to see how this is handled!

Wolvine May 16, 2013, 6:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #245888

Gosh, I was expecting this. Still, Mike and Sue’s faces are puzzling. The typical cliffhanger. I love this. My heart can’t totally wait for Friday
:unsure:

sonyeorilakkuma May 16, 2013, 7:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #245889

@Doctor Nuclear

Apparently you don’t know about the status of the censored character. She is a fancharacter whose presence in the comic was pulled once her creator asked Taeshi to exclude her from any future appearances. From what I understand, because of that and of the massive outcry from the fans for a “farewell” chapter dedicated to her, she became un-personed from Volume 2 onward. Her name is banned probably to discourage further discussion of her.

It’s probably in your best interest not to work around the censor. Though I don’t know if it’s the case here, but on other forums, users that keep doing so come down with a sudden case of banned.

Chronos May 16, 2013, 7:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #245890

@Chronos:
Pay attention to “not expected”.

Doctor Nuclear May 16, 2013, 8:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #245891

Oh no! What a twist…. Being serious everyone saw this coming a mile away, everyone face in that picture it looks like a Bleach or Yu-gi-oh! reaction sequence.
“Lucy just activated her trap card”

Naga May 16, 2013, 8:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #245892

@Doctor Nuclear

Better yet, I could have paid more attention to the first post you made mentioning her and realized you probably knew the background altogether.

Chronos May 16, 2013, 9:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #245893

@Chronos:
I finally understand this picture:
a (official) last scene ➡#7037(a dog with a Japanese name)

And know why there is no more art work about that girl in Candyboour later.

Since it is impolite to talk about the dead too much. (But I think it is no more polite to use ****** to replace her name.)
I’d better end up this discussion.

Doctor Nuclear May 16, 2013, 10:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #245894

This scene and situation, although I expected it, made me feel emotionally distraught. It might help that that is the situation I am in now (leaving school for extreme depression), but I feel that even if I wasn’t it’d still be heart-wrenching. Not just for Lucy or the others, but both!

When in depression, you usually cannot see how much others love and care for you. Even when it’s completely obvious that you have great friends like Sue and Paulo (and Daisy, Abbey and David, even if they’re faces aren’t as dramatic), you just don’t see the goods. You only see the bads. Her family thought the best thing to do was a change in scenery. Sometimes, that actually helps out a lot! Sometimes, though, it makes the situation worse. It all depends on how the person handles the change and what the change it. It might be nice for her to have a break from Mike, even if he just apologized. Taking a break from some classic BCB drama would be good for her!

Miaaa May 16, 2013, 3:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #245895

NO DAMN IT SAY IT IS NOT SO!! ;_; DAMN LUCY’S PARENTS FOR SUCH A ****ED UP IDEA. THEY ARE TAKING HER AWAY FROM ALL OF HER FRIENDS KNOWING THAT SHE HAS A HARD TIME MAKING FRIENDS. @Anyone who still says Mike does not care. Look at his face, he looks as shocked if not more than Paulo who is the guy who loves her. Also let this be Mike having a nightmare. Please. ;_;


On a toatly unrelated note I am changeing my name to RPGnerd for my next comment and for all comments from here on out.

Devin May 16, 2013, 4:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #245896

Holy Crap! I Leave this comic for six months and this is the crap I run into? Jeeze!

McMysterio May 16, 2013, 5:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #245897

… You know that phrase “Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it”? Well, congratulations Mike, you won. Have fun explaining this to the others, btw.

DPhyreROX May 16, 2013, 5:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #245898

(Sue) “What?!”

(Mike) “You’re kidding!!”

(Paulo) “… Error. System malfunction.”

ravengal May 16, 2013, 5:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #245900

:O :O ;_; WHAT!? holy cow why did lucy leave she was my favorite character besides mike and daisy…yes i said daisy lol but she just patched things up with mike it makes no sense why she would leave?

josh lawless May 16, 2013, 6:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #245901

Ooh… So she’s legitimately starting over.

ChalupaFairy May 16, 2013, 7:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #245902

When Lucy said “That’d be nice” did she mean that it would be nice if they could start over, but they can’t because she’s moving?!

JKRibbon May 16, 2013, 7:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #245903

Dayum…. After that whole “starting over” thing in the last chapter I wonder how Mike and Paulo are going to take this… This’ll be good, I bet

Cheshire Neko~ May 16, 2013, 8:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #245904

It be so dark if she finnished her sentence with because she’s dead. D: I know i know she probaly moved

JustSomeCritic May 16, 2013, 9:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #245905

@Supertails19. Finished catching up on Jasmine’s Day off and so far I am loving how it is turning out. Good wrighting and unusual plot items but a great story non the less.


RPGnerd/AKA Devin

RPGnerd May 16, 2013, 10:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #245906

fujhasvhaddsjbvjbvkvb ;A; Lucy noooooo!! don’t goooo ;~;

Alex Kitsune May 16, 2013, 10:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #245908

Poor Carter, he’s gonna be so sad.

CrazyCat May 16, 2013, 10:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #245909

@josh lawless and anyone else wondering why Lucy would leave: http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c73/p4.html and http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c73/p17.html … Looks like Lucy didn’t really have a choice. She didn’t put up much of a fight because… well why would she, considering all the events that happened before then i’d want a change in scenery too… just to get away from it all. Lucy might not be happy with the decision, but there wasn’t a really strong reason for her to stay at the time her family made their decision :(.

@Chesire Neko~: I already have snacks for the potential fight/chase scene that Mike might get into(Paulo is not as fast as Mike, but all he really needs to do is chase him into a corner and hope he can get one punch in). I may not approve of senseless violence, but I think i’ll be fine with watching 2 boys fight because of a girl :smirk:.

@RPGnerd: Thanks for the positive feedback #^_^#. I’ve had plenty of visitors on Jasmine’s Day Off and it makes me happy that my story is doing so well(although I still worry about screwing up with the ending which is I’m doing the chapters in big chunks and changing scenes a bit before I post them… hopefully it will all be worth it in the end :unsure: ).

supertails19 May 16, 2013, 11:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #245930

am I the only person who didnt know WHO Lani was?… when I made the BCB kids memeone kid was lani and paulo (i think) and I was like….WHO IS LANI??

lousika May 17, 2013, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #245978

@supertails19: man…thats crazy and im like mike, shocked and stunned but hopefully she comes back

josh lawless May 17, 2013, 7:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #246033

Suddenly I feel I’ve lost interest in this.

asdf May 19, 2013, 7:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #246203

Everybody sit down.
I have an announcement to make.
Lucy will no longer be attending this school
Because she died
Laughing at a TV show the moment she was killed
of time to study for her finals. So she ended it all
with a period, and went to make a sandwich. Her body was found
Sleeping like a baby the next morning. Unfortunately
it caused her to miss the bus. So she ran across the highway
Where she was struck
By a fully loaded 18-wheeler.
She was so struck that she decided to leave this world
And run away to become a professional truck driver.

Tacsi May 21, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #247108

Do teachers do this elsewhere? When people get expelled or just stop going to school for some reason the teachers either have no idea or just don’t tell us

Dragnite June 2, 2013, 6:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #252871

WHAT ABOUT TESS??? i thought she wasn’t forgotten… also, i keep thinking it so wierd that david actually commonly has legitimate eyes nowadays… especially since i remember him being described as a ditto sheerly because of his face… lol.

meep July 8, 2013, 9:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #259506

DAVIE Y U SO SRS

Astrid555.1 September 14, 2013, 2:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #278585

WHY WOULD YOU DO THAAAAAAAAT ._. ;_;
MIKEXLUCY COULD’VE BEEN A THING AGAIIIINNNN

Kuruchan April 3, 2014, 10:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #283089

Oh shi*t. Look what ya done now Mike.

*insert witty comment* June 24, 2014, 11:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #284600

O O
____
what?

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 29, 2014, 2:12 PM EST.

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