77. Study Buddy, page posted 7/19/13

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Study Buddy — Page 8
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Comment ID #254145

DAISY
that period makes it look so serious
make sharing notes easier - use evernote: remote sharing without all the drama you can run into at a study party after your friend makes an attempt of committing suicide.
Ha that photo. All the jellies jellies jellies.
So what are the other ppl doing? Helping themselves?

LancelotOcelot July 19, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #254146

Ahaha. That’s really cute, Abbey.

Chocobu July 19, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #254147

This is probably the best page in this entire chapter so far.

trizero91489 July 19, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #254148

Someone’s jelly.

Tyler Feilds. July 19, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #254149

Jellies-ió

Twoplusfiveequallsseven July 19, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #254150

Jelly jelly

PotatoePie July 19, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #254151

I like this page

First July 19, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #254152

Aww what a cutie. I just hope this doesn’t turn into a big deal and cause problems between Daisy and Abbey. That would suck.

Lookie it’s the days from way back when Daisy had little stubby fur on her face not those curly half-mustaches she has now. Aww.

EDIT: Wow they went through that soda FAST, like nobody’s business. I guess soda did help to some extent.

ReddenedS July 19, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #254153

Why is Abbey so jealous? I mean, yes he has anger issues, but he’s always seemed reasonable and rational. Even when Dais was with Agustus. :question:

Eemia July 19, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #254154

Daisy please go to abbey DX

Yumi July 19, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #254155

Abbey, I’d be worried about Mike and Final Fantasy Cat more than Paulo :S Paulo’s more like a best friend to Daisy, but the rest…

Me July 19, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #254156

Yeah, this is kinda weird. I did always want Paulo and Daisy to end up together, though, so… *shrug* I think Abbey and Sue would work well together.

daft_inquisitor July 19, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #254157

Daisy looks sooooo cute in that picture! Really, Abbey is so cute too, I’m dying here XuX

Emy July 19, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #254158

Don’t worry, Abraham, Daisy only has feelings for you… And Mike, and Paulo, and Augustus… Have you considered that Sue is single?

Shiloh July 19, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #254159

D’aww. Abbey, no worries. I don’t think anything is gonna go on on that front. Paulo can’t see her that way

Tia July 19, 2013, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #254160

Paulo is wearing clothes in that photo. What nonsense is this

Markio July 19, 2013, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #254161

Abbey is made out of pure, 100% jelly right about now. :P Including the wobbliness and wavering. Cause that was NOT why he called to Daisy.
Myeh. I knew he wasn’t fond of Paulo and all, but I thought he wouldn’t think he would move in on Daisy like that. And above all else, I would think he would trust Daisy more than THAT…to stay faithful to him, I mean. Perhaps this ‘perfect beta couple’ isn’t as perfect as we thought… D:

Oceanus92 July 19, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #254162

JELLLLLYYYYYY
and paulo is just like wth? 8-D

idk July 19, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #254163

Jealous Abe is jealous. If only he could be an honest Abe. 8-D

UltimateZ July 19, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #254164

@Tia: Do you not remember what happened on the vacation trip? Paulo realized he was in love with Daisy? Then he came back and saw she was with Abbey and was crushed?

daft_inquisitor July 19, 2013, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #254165

Paulo must be having a great time, first Mike eliminates hi chance with Lucy, now Abbey is gonna bomb the ss Paulo+Daisy…. Maybe Paulo should just get together with Rachel already and stop rocking other people’s boats

Misanthrope July 19, 2013, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #254166

Jelly Abbey is Jelly

Frodomann1 July 19, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #254167

I can already tell that Abbey is reading into this much too far, and it will not turn out well. And then Daisy will probably respond with something along the lines of “Okay, let me finish helping Paulo first”, and all hell will break loose.

Stephen Walker July 19, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #254168

Aww Abbey your such a jelly belly :P

Kittlee July 19, 2013, 1:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #254169

Ohmygod I love abbey. This is adorable haha.

shmid July 19, 2013, 1:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #254170

Can we just take a moment to think about how cute they both are in that picture? Like… wow. Cuteness overload!

I find it hilarious how Abbey is jealous of Paulo, when Daisy has been insanely infatuated with Mike for a long period of time, and it wasn’t even that well-hidden. I mean, the day that Abbey had that big confrontation with Augustus, Daisy was on a sort-of date with Mike for crying out loud. None the less, it’s kind of cute. I don’t know if it’s just the fact that Abbey dislikes Paulo or what?
Jealousy is never a good thing though… I don’t know if Daisy would find it endearing that he is jealous of Paulo or if she will get a bit upset.

Strawberryblossom July 19, 2013, 1:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #254171

@daft_inquisitor I do but i wouldn’t say he was crushed. Maybe disheartened. And i don’t think it was the fact that he was in love with daisy i think its more along the lines of he really cares for her and david was putting weird thoughts in his head then.

Tia July 19, 2013, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #254172

Well, he *is* getting therapy. Maybe he’ll catch himself and realize he needs to calm down. They look young in that picture and it’s no secret Paulo and her are pretty much best friends. Then again, likely not. ;)

Ziur July 19, 2013, 1:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #254173

Called it. Totally freaking called it. :)

Gate-Senpai July 19, 2013, 1:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #254174

Steady on, Abraham… Jelousy is an ugly, all-consuming creature.

Dr3w July 19, 2013, 1:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #254175

@Eemia Emotions don’t usually come alone. Abbey is sad about Lucy, so it’s not surprising that he would feel jealous or irritated more easily.

Incognitus July 19, 2013, 1:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #254176

uh oh…drama inbound…

KaijinZero July 19, 2013, 1:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #254177

Haha! Abbey looks so jelly and how he saw a photo of both Daisy and Paulo as kids together? So cute.

Aoriki July 19, 2013, 1:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #254178

I don’t know why there are all these comments about Abbey’s jealousy being cute. With his history of anger and Daisy’s mainly being with him because he gives her attention, I can only see bad things happening if this progresses..

Hazel July 19, 2013, 1:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #254179

I literally yelled,”I KNEW IT. I WAS RIGHT.”, as soon as I saw the page. Abbey’s jealous, and he’s going to do something about it. But I suggest he doesn’t yell. As we can see earlier in this chapter, Daisy doesn’t like being yelled at.

Meow July 19, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #254180

Ahh, jealousy. How sweet.

But seriously, best thing Daisy can do for him right now is cuddle up to Abbey and calm him down before things get ugly.

*has an insanely jealous boyfriend*

Steely July 19, 2013, 1:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #254181

oh, Abbey, we all know you’re just JEALOUS! :P

Astrid July 19, 2013, 1:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #254182

Hm… a bump in the road or the start of the end for those two? This makes me apprehensive, to be honest. Plot points like this don’t usually come out of nowhere, especially when there’s so much else going on at the same time. It might just lead up to a confrontation and they’ll work it out, but I dunno if Daisy and Abbey can last forever.

@Steely I hope he doesn’t take it to the point of yelling or hitting. Jealousy is normal to a degree but don’t stay with someone who gets out of hand about it.

Ket July 19, 2013, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #254183

Drama bomb incoming. I mean, PauloxDaisy has always had some form of bearing. And while she may be innocent right now, we’ve seen how Daisy can act. Funny, for the smartest character of the main four, she tends to have the worst common sense.

That said though, Paulo has said she’s like a little sister to him, so Abbey is probably overreacting.

Zorak July 19, 2013, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #254184

Chill out Abbey, they’re just close friends. But yes it does seem like they’re getting a little closer but honestly it doesn’t seem like its going to threaten anything.

Keyblade Dragon July 19, 2013, 2:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #254185

JELLY ABBEY IS JUST- FEELS GOOD

MimiChan July 19, 2013, 2:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #254186

This was posted on my Birthday~(so happy)

And Paulo’s face on case 8 XD

I know Abbey is Jelly and all but it’s not like Paulo’s gonna grab Daisy and jump out the window with her or anything…

BlueBerry July 19, 2013, 2:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #254187

knew it… how could you abbey? dont trust your own girlfriend?

Whistleblower July 19, 2013, 2:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #254188

@Markio it’s to hide his ***** dood, the girls wear clothes too when they are on those delightful few days they have.

enemy July 19, 2013, 2:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #254190

Aw, Abbey, no.. The thing I’ve always liked about these guys is that they’ve been supportive of each other. And being jealous over something so minor is not being very trusting of Daisy.
I do get that he comes from a tough family situation though and may be emulating his father. I hope he can realize that and work through it- Daisy seems more than willing to help him.

Plusook July 19, 2013, 2:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #254191

to abbey Furious Abbey seems to be jealous with daisy.
so … be careful XD

Nice-Hero July 19, 2013, 2:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #254192

Paulo really does love Lucy. He always has. Paulo asked for help with work to make Daisy happy. Just because Paulo and Daisy aren’t together doesn’t mean Paulo wants to see her miserable. They’re all scared about what happened with Lucy. Paulo seems to be the only one who appreciates Daisy trying to take everyone’s mind off of what happened.

kami July 19, 2013, 2:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #254193

So the pic shows Paulo wearing clothes
Why did he stop? O.o

V July 19, 2013, 2:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #254194

@Whistleblower: It is more likely that he just doesn’t trust Paulo. Especially with how close they seem and Paulo’s previous behaviour with females, though we all know Paulo is a lot nicer and better behaved when Daisy is near by.

@V: There isn’t a constant need for them to wear clothes so they don’t.

Moogle July 19, 2013, 2:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #254195

WHO-HOOOOOAA, sure do love how you mimicked how you used to draw them in 06/07/whatever in the picture. nice touch! really charming

it’s only natural abbey would be feeling like that, seeing as how those two are really good friends and have been for a while as opposed to the shorter amount of time he’s known her. haw haw :smirk:

Whimsicott July 19, 2013, 2:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #254196

Abbey should really know better. I mean come on if Paulo and Daisy were going to get together they had plenty of years to do so before they even met Abbey. Daisy was Paulo’s first friend when he moved in to town, so they are really close friends.

Kay-Felis July 19, 2013, 2:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #254197

Hahahaha xD

Laufente July 19, 2013, 2:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #254198

Nice save there, Abbey :P

Sambo July 19, 2013, 2:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #254199

If Abbey doesn’t watch his temper and turn down the jealousy meter he might wind up like his old man after all.

Craythey July 19, 2013, 2:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #254200

And here it is, Abbey’s secret angry, paranoid, jealous side is finally starting to emerge, things really are starting to get worse.

Death of Ink July 19, 2013, 2:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #254201

Chill Abbey Furious Abbey they’re just old friends!

Calm yo nips.

Ryan July 19, 2013, 2:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #254202

paulos face xDDD

Mewtallica July 19, 2013, 2:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #254203

looks like paulo is “toast” because abby is “jelly”

*badum tss*

ok yeah that was horrible :|

XenaTheAlienChick July 19, 2013, 2:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #254204

Daisy has always been infatuated with Mike but Since she’s been with Abbey it seems to have lessened. She’s always seemed a bit in love with love itself, but I don’t think she would ever cheat on Abbey. Ever.
So I do understand Abbeys jealousy but at the same time I think he’s overreacting - Paulo and Daisy are old friends, they are very close to each other but only platonically. I hope they are okay.

Ramona July 19, 2013, 3:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #254205

Attention!
A jealous type sight! D:

Nice-Hero July 19, 2013, 3:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #254206

Abby I didn’t know it was Halloween? Since you are wearing that Jellyfish costume.


Abby should be more jealous on Daisy and Mike (which she keeps admiring openly) Then Daisy and Paulo.

Miss. Fish and Chips July 19, 2013, 3:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #254207

I knew he looked distressed in yesterday’s comic for a reason…
Do I get a prize?? :D

NoName XD July 19, 2013, 3:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #254208

To think i was about to compliment daisy and abbey on being an amazing couple and for defying stereo types

Kindle_Kat July 19, 2013, 3:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #254209

U MAD, PRO XD

Nice-Hero July 19, 2013, 3:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #254210

Paulo’s like “snake eyes”, I will kill you!!

ComicGuy July 19, 2013, 3:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #254211

Paulo’s face in that bottom panel, LOL!

Trollicart July 19, 2013, 3:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #254212

Shoo we Abby that was smooth .

TheGentleman July 19, 2013, 3:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #254213

Lol, somebody’s jealous!~ :smirk: How cute! :D But i think Abbey has more problems than just being jealous of Paulo, he should be worried of the other boys that end up falling for Daisy.

Michelle July 19, 2013, 3:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #254214

Ah, good ol’ jealous Abbey to make things more awkward. Also, Paulo’s face when he called her. :nope:

Sono July 19, 2013, 3:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #254215

Ahhhh I really love Abbey, might just be my favourite character.
Silly boy, don’t do anything without thinking it through, the last thing this group needs is more drama. ;)

Pikahu July 19, 2013, 3:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #254216

I wonder if he’s thinking Paulo might of broken up with Jasmine to move in on Daisy, not knowing he was about to confess to Lucy.

Lumi July 19, 2013, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #254217

Odd how he will over react to a picture that is around 5 years old, but he does not care about a plush doll of Mike that Dasiy probably sleeps with every other night. Interesting, very interesting.

RPG Nerd July 19, 2013, 3:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #254218

Paulo’s just like “wut”

Jared sheep July 19, 2013, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #254219

Ah, so it is jealousy/insecurity.
Huh, guess it makes sense, given Abbey’s backstory and personality-to-date.
Also, because it seems everyone, for whatever reason *ahem-hem* it might be, takes great satisfaction in repeating it constantly in the comments, I will say it too: JELLLLLLY!
lol, wow, that just wanted to make me jump off a cliff. Good thing the highest thing I can jump off here is my chair…

Blank On Purpose July 19, 2013, 4:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #254220

Dang, abby a little jelous maybe? Ok realy if paulo keeps bringing in soo mutch melo drama he’s going too need his on comic, I can see it now

BCB: Paulos college days

lov/hate/hurt July 19, 2013, 4:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #254221

Uh-oh… Somebody is summoning the wrath of a certain pissy ki- I forget what he is actually…

RylanWearingABowtie July 19, 2013, 4:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #254222

Jealousy >:D

Random dude July 19, 2013, 4:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #254223

Abbey is a jerk, guys. Dunno if you didn’t pick up on that, but he really, really is.

He probably isn’t calling Daisy on the gray plushie because he knows he’d lose that argument. Plus Mike is generally a good guy. (And he knows he’s only got Daisy because he came in second place. Maybe third with Paulo around :D)

We’ll see if Mr Anger Issues actually acts out here.

Titanium Dragon July 19, 2013, 4:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #254224

Abbey is being a Mr. Jealousy pants.

Quill July 19, 2013, 4:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #254225

Abbey is jealous as all hell…
Meanwhile Paulo is just wondering what’s up with him, he was just trying to cheer Daisy up… :unsure:

Vega July 19, 2013, 4:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #254226

Oh jelly abbey! XP

eagle July 19, 2013, 5:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #254227

paulo seems to know something is going on :P

Wyvern July 19, 2013, 5:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #254228

I can’t stop laughing at this page. Daggit Abbey!

Meow July 19, 2013, 5:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #254229

he looks absolutely mortified by that picture like it was a picture of Paulo and Daisy making out on abbeys bed. my gosh.

King_Crimson July 19, 2013, 5:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #254230

ooo Abbey you jelly beyatch :-*

Arrow July 19, 2013, 5:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #254231

He’s just mad cause they share a hairdo

Bleu July 19, 2013, 5:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #254232

Okaaaaaaaay. I was wrong. Abbey is jealous.
… This “party” is going to end terribly, isn’t it?

Xeneus July 19, 2013, 5:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #254233

Oooh snap! :O
Taeshi, you sure know how to keep the drama rolling.

SIGxMUNDx808 July 19, 2013, 5:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #254234

He jelly.

Sanitarium July 19, 2013, 5:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #254235

@titanium dragon
I don’t think Abbey is a jerk - he has anger issues but he is aware of his faults and is trying to do something about them. His problems stem from something outside of his control, but he still takes responsibility for his actions and he TRIES to be a good person. Like every other character here, he is a teenager who is still growing, and I like the fact he is actively trying to better himself. And in all honesty - while I do like Paulo, I can completely understand why Abbey hates him.
So yeah - I think he can be angry, and occasionally jerky but he has a very good heart and is at the end of the day a good person. Flawed doesn’t mean ” a jerk”
Now Lucy - THERE’S your jerk! :p

Ramona July 19, 2013, 5:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #254236

@Ramona are you saying that lucy’s a jerk now??? I thought it was mike tat was the jerk?

CoolPerson July 19, 2013, 6:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #254237

That’s what called “jealous”. Err… The grey blur was Chris?

HongKat July 19, 2013, 6:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #254238

Wow, I can see just where this is going to go…
Neverending Spanish soap operea T.T

xxGrayxx July 19, 2013, 6:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #254239

Uh-oh… What’s going on?

Yxela007 July 19, 2013, 6:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #254240

@Markio
It was his time of the month

Tcj333 July 19, 2013, 7:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #254241

This is one of those, “oh the irony!” moments XD

Nobody42 July 19, 2013, 7:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #254242

Abbey calm down they are just childhood friends.

Though i still suspect that Paulo has feelings for Daisy not just Lucy.
Either way Paulo’s just trying to help Daisy since no one responded. He’s not trying to flirt but he’s making Abbey unintentionally jealous lol I love his expressions.

imaginativemonster July 19, 2013, 7:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #254243

Oh damn he actually was getting jelly

Ink July 19, 2013, 7:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #254244

OK, I’m a bit confused, has Lucy actually died? two chapters ago it sounded like she attempted suicide but would be OK, but the way everyone is reacting makes it seem like she really did kill herself. anyone know better than me?

Mr. Bellsprout July 19, 2013, 7:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #254245

Geeze, settle down Abbey. Gawd.

Jessica U. Ingmann July 19, 2013, 8:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #254246

@Bellsprout Based on the way events have played out, the situation has to be medical. I’d say she committed suicide (or tried), but I can’t think of why. Mike gave her a chance and she took it, right? What made her do that? /angst angst

EvilCoffeeInc July 19, 2013, 8:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #254247

This is the best page in the whole chapter :’D

Shaaa July 19, 2013, 8:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #254248

@Bellsprout: Ask yourself how you would feel if a friend you knew for a long time decided to move away without saying goodbye. One moment they are there and everything is fine, but then they are gone and there is a good chance you will never see them again. Their reactions are perfectly normal for a bunch of teenagers that are losing a friend. I have a feeling that they don’t even know Lucy was in the hospital(other than Mike). Even if they did know, their reaction still makes sense. Even Daisy who is trying to cope by making others feel better or at least trying to so her reaction is still normal for her personality.

Also, I’m not certain that Lucy actually tried to end her own life on purpose. I’m still leaning with the theory that she’s in the hospital because she hasn’t been eating well or taking care of herself. Physical health wouldn’t be a top priority when feeling worthless. :(

Well as for Abbey’s current reaction… how would you feel if the person you love was starting to spend more time with the person you hate. I have a feeling that you wouldn’t be happy about it.

supertails19 July 19, 2013, 8:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #254249

and then paulo whispers into abbey’s ear.. “we could both do her.” and abbey becomes his father

Whistleblower July 19, 2013, 8:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #254250

Erm…Abbey, easy there. Don’t follow in your dad’s footsteps. D:

Trubeque July 19, 2013, 9:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #254251

aww little abbey i jealous lol XD

josh July 19, 2013, 9:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #254252

How many times have you been at Daisy’s house WITHOUT noticing that photo, Abbey?

DavCube July 19, 2013, 9:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #254253

1. Daisy tells Abbey he has to be more selfish.
2. Daisy acts chummy with Paulo.
3. Abbey acts more selfish.
4. The incoming drama storm is Daisy’s unanticipated fault.
5. Repeat.
6. ???
7. PROFIT!

Masonery July 19, 2013, 9:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #254254

8. Daisy makes bank on the red light district

Tacsi July 19, 2013, 9:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #254255

Argh! I posted comment again by accident.
Don’t know how to delete, so…

HAI!

Masonery July 19, 2013, 9:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #254256

Yes, Abbey, Daisy has a male childhood friend who she’s known since before you two even met, and she STILL chose you anyway. PERFECTLY reasonable cause for irrational anger and jealousy :/

I’m not quite sure what it is, but the more I see of Abbey lately, the more I begin to dislike his character

MissShellGiraffe July 19, 2013, 9:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #254257

Actually, now that I think about it, maybe Abbey isn’t showing jealousy, but concern for Daisy’s safety. The last time he saw Paulo, Paulo blew up at Daisy and stormed off. Perhaps Abbey is making a parallel how his mom kept going back to his dad despite his emotional and physical abuse to her, and he’s seeing Daisy doing the same thing (i.e. being friends with Paulo through childhood and staying close to him despite his bouts of dickishness) Either way, it’s irrational, because Paulo yelling at Daisy ISN’T the norm, but Abbey is probably more inclined to believe Paulo’s more of a dick than reality because of his inherent dislike of him.

This could end in Abbey telling Daisy he doesn’t want her near Paulo because he’s afraid of him hurting her, which could result in a fight with Daisy feeling Abbey is being controlling or over-possessive of her, and he’ll probably shout at her out of frustration, make some kind of flash-backy connection with his father, and break down crying or something of the sort.

If that’s the case, I totally called it. This trope brought to you by MissShellGiraffe (c) 2013 :P

MissShellGiraffe July 19, 2013, 10:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #254258

I’m confused. Why would Abbey be jealous of PAULO rather than Mike?? Unless… he doesn’t see Mike as a threat, all things considered… Is he just a jealous bf then.. Hm, I hope this doesn’t get out of hand :(

Subaru July 19, 2013, 10:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #254260

@Subaru that’s because paulo, unlike mike is single and ready to mingle

Whimsicott July 19, 2013, 10:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #254261

Jealousy isn’t “cute,” guys. In all honesty, the comments condoning, even encouraging, such behavior is pretty damn despicable.

Abbey is okay with me because he’s a fictional, high school-aged cat, and therefore I am completely fine with him not being perfect for the sake of the plot. But real life people being okay with it? Uhm, no, guys. Please don’t encourage this sort of stuff in real life. It’s not cute. It’s controlling and just generally not good for a relationship of any sort.

Though, it’s not bad. Yet. But it’s red flags all around. :<

Neveko July 19, 2013, 11:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #254262

Excited for the next page!!!
Abbey is Jealous!….

That’s just plain obvious……

Paolo_Fan July 19, 2013, 11:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #254263

Abbey, you’re turning green…

Yeeeeepppppp July 19, 2013, 11:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #254264

Nice save Abbey.

starfighter105 July 19, 2013, 11:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #254265

Pfw (Paulo’s face when)

Seriously that bottom panel after Abbey yells. Love it. Abbey I think us people in the chat can all agree that Paulo ain’t the one to be worried about when it comes to Daisy’s heart…

I don’t think any of the group here really ‘gets’ the kind of sibling like relationship Paulo and Daisy have with each other. Sure they’re not pairing them up like they did with Mike and Lucy, (and that’s likely cause Paulo is such a horn dog,) but no one else seems to give them the credit they deserve on how close they really are.

BetaMonkey July 19, 2013, 11:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #254266

@BetaMonkey what is a horn dog?

Astrid July 20, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #254267

panel 3 is really awesome

@Astrid
its another phrase for ‘horny male’

Stridon95 July 20, 2013, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #254268

o abby you are like hitler always attaking before thinking in a strategic

rex_inazaky July 20, 2013, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #254269

I don’t like abby. He’s my least favorite character next to yashi. I understand him, and feel for him, but i realy could care less if Taeshi killed him off.

JustSomeCritic July 20, 2013, 1:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #254270

Wow… I stand corrected. Abby was jealous. Furious Abbey
Just jealous of the wrong cat :unsure:

Seoq July 20, 2013, 2:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #254272

What’s that I smell *sniff sniff* smells like *sniff sniff*…. Jealousy…

Also I’m disappointed that nobody has drawn McCain as Adam Jenson yet. Nobody else but me thinks he is like Adam Jenson? I mean c’mon! Oh! And I’m glad to be back. Missed this comic alot! :)

Doctor horse July 20, 2013, 2:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #254274

wow ABBY JEALUS look who is lafing in this moment XD, but hey, whay the go paulo 8-),

rex_inazaky July 20, 2013, 3:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #254275

Panel #3….. :love:
Abbey’s a cutie when he’s jealous.

Alamoraine July 20, 2013, 4:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #254276

Funny he should be holding a green book.

Fluffy July 20, 2013, 5:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #254277

i remember studying green books with squiggly lines back when i was in high school.

King_Crimson July 20, 2013, 5:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #254278

Daisy looks prettier with her curly cheekfur. But I wonder if she ever grows boobs.

LH July 20, 2013, 5:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #254279

@coolperson Lucy has always been a jerk - mike is actually really nice, but she abused him physically and emotionally for 10 years and he snapped.
Lucy does have a reason for her behaviour but unlike Abbey she doesn’t seem to actually do anything to overcome it UNTIL somebody snaps at her. She knew Mike was getting hurt, she knew the way she was acting was wrong and she still hit him, yelled at him and insulted him. She is getting better but she is a jerk. She reacts immediately to anything she dislikes with violence - that is not normal.
Also people laming Daisy for Abbeys jealousy - women are allowed to have male friends. Abbeys jealousy is NOT Daisy’s fault. I think it’s more that he doesn’t trust Paulo as opposed to not trusting Daisy.

But yeah - kindof irritating how Abbey is the one called “Mr Anger issues” despite actually having a legitimate reason to have issues, and actually trying to overcome them, whereas Lucy gets a free pass to be a bitch to everyone, mainly because she’s pretty.

Smegirl July 20, 2013, 5:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #254280

Coke always runs out first :D

Cavara July 20, 2013, 6:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #254281

bittersweet jealousy

Bit-small July 20, 2013, 6:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #254282

Hey Taeshi,
If this is ever read would you ever consider coloring like you did from chapter 61 to 69 again?

SteakInc July 20, 2013, 7:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #254283

Little off topic but in development of friendship (that comic that was never put on the archive) was that Amaya talking in 2nd grade? :l

SteakInc July 20, 2013, 7:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #254284

DAISY!

… my eye beams aren’t working, GET OVER HERE

Huh? July 20, 2013, 9:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #254286

daft_inquisitor July 20, 2013, 10:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #254288

That “oh ****” look on Abbey’s face in the second to last panel is priceless.

Chronos July 20, 2013, 11:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #254290

Forgot to add this earlier: She’ll likely tell him to have Mike assist him. Mike being an English wiz and all. Thus leading into more jealousy, etc, etc…

Neveko July 20, 2013, 12:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #254292

Aww, little Paulo and Daisy <3

dynamo5 July 20, 2013, 1:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #254294

well dear @Smegirl , it is interesting to see how you protect overnaive Mike who turns against the world for his distand girlfriend Sandy stupidly enough to forget how much he likes and understands Lucy. Now that’s not normal. Sure she gets abusive, sometimes even in unfair way but moust of the time she hits ppl because they make insulting remarks because of her looks. Its no wonder she then has problems to take compliments when many just kept bugging her or hitting on her as if she was a W****. She obviously cares for Mike even enough to support him so he can be with Sandy happy. She knows how much Mike is obsessed with Sandy that Lucy easylie becomes air to him and then he comes back to her as if nothing happened. Its no use to be more than just friends with him at this rate and she knew it from the start. No wonder shes all bitchie around him when all he needs is Sandy to frown and he stabs ppls backs like the worst cat in the comic. *hint*December*hint*
Sure he can be a nice guy but hes been always a jerk from the start of the comic. I believe hes ment to be the jerk to make this comic running. Oh boy, im so looking forward for more pages of this “perfect” Sandy. As far I know this comic, there will be drama with her guaranteed :D

As for Abbey, silly fellow, he needs to get his temper more under control :P

Dk3 July 20, 2013, 3:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #254296

Lol @ Paulo in the third to last panel. He’s all like, “Dood, wut r u doin?”

nanxi July 20, 2013, 4:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #254297

Not a really an Abbey fan (or Daisy for that matter) but I do feel sorry for the guy. I think he’s jealous of the wrong person; he should be giving rage eyes to Mike…

Lime Cake July 20, 2013, 5:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #254299

My hypothisis: Its been hinted there will be a bombshell on the way between lucy and mike, this page confirms what i think is going to eventualy happen. Abbys going to blow it with daisy, daisy might end up with paulo, mike and lucy will finnaly reconsile, and abby will have a thing with sue. The whole reason i liked this comic to begin with is because i love, love hate relationships. Mike and lucy gave me that in the begining. I don’t like abby, but i think him and sue would be interesting story ark. Two people who r polor oppisites, i beleive that oppisites do attract.

JustSomeCritic July 20, 2013, 7:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #254300

@dk3 - no sorry - having people insult her looks DOES NOT give her an excuse to be physically abusive. And just because he understands Lucy doesn’t mean they should be together.
A relationship isn’t about one person supporting the other - it’s about BOTH members making each other happy, and bringing out the best in each other. She wore him down for ten years. She slapped him on stage in front of a room full of people in rehearsal and nobody reacted. She strangled him in Acapulco when he tried to protect her on the cliff and nobody called her out on it. It’s funny how people call Mike out for being “obsessed” with his, y’know, GIRLFRIEND, but nobody bats an eye at Lucy’s obsession with him.

Maybe the reason Mike puts Sandy first is because she’s the only character who treats him with respect and cares about his feelings?
When Lucy confessed, EVERYBODY expected mike to turn around and accept her feelings, and even insulted him when he didn’t. He has been repeatedly told by his “friends” that his long distance relationship doesn’t count. He’s beaten up, insulted, emotionally led on and let down and nobody cares, but god forbid Lucy have to suffer the consequences of her actions to people. So no, in my opinion, Mike isn’t a jerk - he just treats the people who treat him right better than the ones who treat him like crap.

Smegirl July 20, 2013, 7:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #254301

D’aaaaawwww!!! <3

Redding July 20, 2013, 7:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #254303

Abbey… U JELLY~? >:3

Rusco Istar July 20, 2013, 8:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #254305

Meh, Paulo an her are just friends anyway Abbey. Still nice quality protecting those ya luv. its just getting very close to obsessiony, and lets take it from Mike and Lucy here, never ended well when they were strangling each other. with this bittersweet candybowl of luving goodness.
I like the comic title :3
RANDOM!

Rawrz July 20, 2013, 11:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #254306

It’s times like this that make me wonder what Amaya is up to

Ragglefraggle July 21, 2013, 12:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #254307

Hur hur hur Abbey you jelllllllyyyy

Cyan July 21, 2013, 2:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #254308

Although that’s not the current case, I hope one day to watch HMS Daisy-Paulo sending USS Abbeydaisy to the dark bottomless depths of the sea.

7thLordWorcestershire July 21, 2013, 4:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #254309

Aw, Abbey, baby ;__;

Linkification July 21, 2013, 7:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #254310

I was, and still kinda am, a ;_; x 8-) shipper. So there’s that. Also, Abbey trust your girl man, she is not the type of person to cheat on you, and I highly doubt they she would even think about something like that. She would break up with you as nicely as possible, wait a month or two, then go to Paulo.

RPG Nerd July 21, 2013, 10:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #254311

Plus, she thinks Paulo is too good for her. Anyway. For the past two days I have been looking at the update time, and I have been thinking to myself, “WTF Vero. Why u no update.” I just realized it is Sunday. >.< Sorry Taeshi!

Alaystus July 21, 2013, 11:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #254312

So is Lucy gone for good?

xeohunter@gmail.com July 21, 2013, 1:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #254313

looks like abbey’s jimmies are rustled *insert gorilla face pic here*

kitsu July 21, 2013, 3:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #254314

@Smegirl and @Dk3: Here’s a little something on Mike and Lucy. I’ll even quote some parts so you can see them better. The quotes are right below their respective links if anyone is confused. :)

http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 474109578754155727
“You assume that only one of them is at fault.”
http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 471023664435847088
“… Hitting is really not a good thing to do at all whichever way you slice it.”
http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 471011404573328187
“Basically both are ******.”
http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 470118884607815972
“Being young and emotionally immature, he’s unsure of how to react to a complex situation.”
http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 470765156138245887
“He was still mistrusting of her, but he wanted to at least talk about it and see if it was worth continuing.”

You can try blaming one or the other, but just know that they are teenagers and they each made mistakes just like any other teenager would. People can keep on hating them or we could try coming up with a possible solution/future path to make the future better or just enjoy this wonderful comic. It’s your choice. :)

supertails19 July 21, 2013, 3:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #254315

@xeohunter: No, Lucy is not “gone for good” as you put it.

I also would like to point out something very important about Lucy that a few people just can’t seem to understand. http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 478640625609104332

As long as Lucy is still alive, then you can expect to see her again. Plus, she’s a major part of the story’s plot. We’ll see her again eventually.

However, it won’t be for a while… we might catch a glimpse of Lucy when she leaves the hospital in about a week and she’ll be fine, but that would be it. http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c75/p19.html

We won’t be seeing her for a long time after she leaves Roseville with her father. http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c75/p20.html

The teachers already know that she won’t be attending school anymore and her stuff has already been packed up and she’s all set to move away.
http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c75/p5.html
http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c75/p9.html

For now, just pretend that Lucy is Sandy because we’ll be seeing Lucy just as much as we see Sandy until further notice. http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 482259932893173085

For anybody that is only here for Lucy, I suggest you stop by in a few months. Because for now Lucy is just a memory that most of the cast will be thinking, talking, or in some cases(Paulo) dreaming about.

Lucy will not be around for now, but we’ll get to see other characters that were in need of some spotlight(Tess and Jess in the same room and not one single insult has been thrown) and more drama from other relationships(well we are currently watching Abbey get angry(and jealous) at the fact that Daisy is spending more time with Paulo and even has a picture of them together(back from when they were younger). You can tell that this study party will get very interesting. http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/ 482033360315632839

If not from Abbey and Daisy drama, then from Paulo and Rachel drama… they did wake up in the same bed together. Even if they did nothing at all, that is sure to get a reaction from the others if they find out. http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c76/p11.html

supertails19 July 21, 2013, 3:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #254316

ever notice the top right third panel the purple square next to abbey looks like is has a darker purple skull in it or is it just me :|

XenaTheAlienChick July 21, 2013, 3:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #254320

Personaly I thought there was nothing going on between Paulo and Daisy or at least I don’t think daisy relizes that Paulo has a thing for her.

romanticsas July 21, 2013, 9:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #254321

@people
The reason Abbey is not angry at mike just Paulo has 3 main parts, firstly Paulo has a very untrustworthy record whereas mike’s record was clean, secondly Abbey knows he can crush Mike in a fight but Paulo would be more difficult, and finally Abbey knows nothing he could do to mike would be worse than Mikes everyday interactions with Lucy whereas Paulo’s interactions with almost all the girls in BCB has ended up in a bedroom at some point or another.

Misanthrope July 21, 2013, 10:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #254322

Hey Aaaaabbby. What book reading there, idiots guide to jelousy, or idiots guide to losing your girlfriend :P

JustSomeCritic July 21, 2013, 10:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #254325

It seems to me that Daisy is just doing her best to make the best of the situation and help her friends. Anyone would be all tensed up after hearing one of your long time friends is gone.

Daisy is just happy to try and help someone.

this anon here July 22, 2013, 12:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #254326

Hehe.. oh Abbey….

eatedurtaco July 22, 2013, 1:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #254327

Awww, Abbey. Don’t be jealous-wealous. Paulo has his eyes sent on Lucy-Wucy.

Just-A-Lurker July 22, 2013, 2:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #254329

Ohhh~ someone’s jelly~! :O

RandomFandom July 22, 2013, 2:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #254330

Paulo’s like “wat” xDDD

Lynsey July 22, 2013, 6:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #254331

@supertails19 and @Smegirl
Good points indeed. I guess I just find it irritating that Mike is turning stuff into big drama when Lucy was clearly trying to improve her behavior to the point where shes now leaving the story for him. Oh well… I agree that both are at fault and the hitting is bad wich basically started as humor in anime like fashion but what can I say. Have a “happy” life Mike for getting what you “wanted”? Im really curious to actualy see that if he really becomes a nice guy now when Lucy is all gone. So it seems….or is it? :D

Dk3 July 22, 2013, 7:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #254332

LOL
Paulo looking like, “Dude, you alright?”

Brad July 22, 2013, 8:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #254333

Daisy is so adorable!

Kanna July 22, 2013, 11:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #254334

Wow Abby don’t tell me your jelouse
hMMM??
HMMM???

KittyPaws July 22, 2013, 11:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #254374

I liked the page that was edited, but I still think the table would need to show at least one more leg or hint at there being one. It probably wouldn’t need to stick out too far from it either, otherwise it looks a tad flat. Then again from checking what different tables look like at different angles it is possible for it to look like that due to its design. Perhaps on the table darker shadows cast on the objects behind others. Then again making it more 3d might make it more distracting. Hmmm.

HLTH July 22, 2013, 4:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #254408

i know abbey doesn’t like paulo all that much, but i think this isn’t resentment, more like jealousy? he probs wants daisy all to himself because daww look at that smart cute sweet little fluffball. but daisy needs to expand and have OTHER FRIEEENDDS <3

JEEVES July 22, 2013, 11:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #258144

Umadbro? Seriously, I think abbey is a dick. I just hate him.
Too JELLY

Raikoshiro August 30, 2013, 11:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #259989

Awwww, Abbey is jealous! :P

meep September 21, 2013, 12:48 AM EST.

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