78. Safe Boundaries, page posted 8/7/13

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Safe Boundaries — Page 1
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Comment ID #256027

They did what?! Please tell me it’s something school related or they found where Lucy is! D:

Isqi August 7, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #256028

Yay

TheGentleman August 7, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #256029

XD while everyone is having a hard time they take it as a piece of cake

Johhny August 7, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #256030

Daisy looks so pudgy and cute

Jaime August 7, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #256031

yay midterms…… :/

Madi_mew101 August 7, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #256032

Great artwork as usual ^

MURDER_Kitty August 7, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #256033

Well, Abbey and Daisy are very happy to finish their tests. Sue is like annoyed and Paulo is still a little upset or somthing. He might not of passed so well or that the midterm was agonizing but tests can like that to some people.

Keyblade Dragon August 7, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #256034

Y U so happinings? :question:

Nice-Hero August 7, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #256035

I was hoping to find a chapter about Lucy, but it may be something like that. I’ll need to find out later in this chapter.

Keyblade Dragon August 7, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #256036

I know those feels, Paulo.

Be3N2 August 7, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #256037

Now we can find out who are the top students easily… And who is good-tempered enough to face everything 8-D , and who was not hard-working enough 8-) . And who are in the “mid-class” :unsure: :/ .

HongKat August 7, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #256038

Well they’re awfully smug about it. They’ve got a flashy background and everything. Heck, I think Sue agrees with me on that…just look at that stare. :/
Well, Abbey, I guess this shows that Paulo actually did need help last chapter. But he got stuck with Rachel, so he didn’t get much actual help, despite her better efforts, due to his awkward proximity issues and whatnot.

Oceanus92 August 7, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #256039

Poor Paulo ._.

He can’t concentrate enough to do his midterms.

I like how happy Abby and Daisy are about it. They’re so cute together. :love:

Eemia August 7, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #256040

are you ok, paulo? :question:

chill out!

Nice-Hero August 7, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #256041

Done with the mid-terms, on to more serious business. Like, world peace or something.
Or peace for Roseville.

LancelotOcelot August 7, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #256042

Yay, they passed another ****ing test, get a damn room

lov/hate/hurt August 7, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #256043

The last couple of chapters seems to have really emphasized how short Mike is.

Just a thought is there a slight innuendo going on there with Paulo’s reaction or is it just how my mind works.

Chrisd765 August 7, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #256044

*cue Dora the explorer backround music*
Abbey & Daisy: we did it we did it! Dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun we did it!

Mcturtle August 7, 2013, 1:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #256045

Happy Abbey! It’s about time we see Abbey happy again, lately he’s been angry and tired. I hope Paulo didn’t fail whatever this test is.

Meow August 7, 2013, 1:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #256046

“Abbey&Daisy”: (Haha!) We finished it. (Time for congratulations.)
“Mike”: Yes. (Finished. Time to relax. And the next turn.)
“Sue”: Ha, Ha. (Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! ……)
“Paulo”: Uh! Don’t say it again! (F*ck! F*ck! F*ck! ……)
“David”: Errrrr… Ended? (Which subject did I take? …… ? …… Oh! Bad.)
“Haley/Sandy&Tess”: Congratulations. (What a crowd of i****s!)

……
A traditional scene after an exam…

HongKat August 7, 2013, 1:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #256047

Then we find out that, despite how miserable Paulo looks, he was among the best scorers from the midterms.

(Really, I don’t think he’ll be top of the class, but I’ll bet he did surprisingly well, or at least much better than he thinks he did. Something tells me he’s a lot smarter than he acts, once he seriously tries.)

Chronos August 7, 2013, 1:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #256048

Someone couldn’t focus on the exams, thinking about a certain lady with white fur instead…

Dankaw August 7, 2013, 1:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #256049

I love Abby x Daisy. Hope she gets over Mike so they can continue to be the only functional couple bittersweet has.

Seoq August 7, 2013, 2:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #256051

Darn it. Stahp, @Taeshi ! Too much feels!

Sooner or later, there’s gonna be a Paulo/Abbey confrontation. And I’m gonna be eating popcorn and laughing the whole time… until Daisy ruins it and Abbey forces her to choose between him and Paulo. Ah, youth.

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Gate-Senpai August 7, 2013, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #256052

jajjaja daisy as cute as always, and loooove it sue face in the last two panels hahahaa, the ¬¬ is oosom.

Knight-A August 7, 2013, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #256053

@Hongkat: Haley’s not in their grade, Sandy’s in a completely different city, and Tess’s is in another grade. Why are you adding them into this?

Follarch August 7, 2013, 3:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #256054

Is it just me or is there something completely off with Mike in the second mini-panel?
The whole thing about that panel just seems off compared to the rest, like he’s barely holding the pencil, and his neck is also incredibly thin and long.

pfeuh August 7, 2013, 4:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #256064

Paulo can’t concentrate for the midterms, oh paulo…. :(

eagle August 7, 2013, 4:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #256067

This comic is amazing!

Fredley August 7, 2013, 5:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #256068

@pfeuh maybe the way he’s holding his pencil looks weird? It’s a hard thing to draw

Sambo August 7, 2013, 5:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #256070

They should get around to doing it. Le sex. Or just some making out. All we’ve ever seen is Abby and Daisy holding hands, Except for new years and that doesn’t really count.

Fluffy August 7, 2013, 5:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #256071

Well that was very anime-esque.

I sorta am starting to just dislike all the characters. I guess it’s due to still not knowing what happened to Lucy (the details) everything just seems like filler. Well it is. I know it’s necessary to add filler stuff in but man, I just want to know. She doesn’t have to come back but I just want to know, even one line from Mike’s mother saying what she did would be satisfactory. I’m afraid I’ll just stop reading, but it’s such a good comic I don’t want to but augh complicated feelings.

Also, how long has passed now since that study party? Was this the next week or two weeks or what? I forgot if they’ve mentioned the time of the midterms before. If I knew I’d be able to properly judge the characters on how fast they’ve moved past Lucy. They all seem to know what she did, but they don’t seem to care much except Paulo, who’s a wreck. Though that could be from the midterms. I dunno, I just hope we get some good drama but don’t centre it around Paulo, he’s got enough for a while.

ReddenedS August 7, 2013, 5:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #256072

@seoq: “…so they can continue to be the only functional couple bittersweet has.”
Excellent point! It’s important to have contrasts, eh? If everyone were dysfunctional and miserable, it would be boring. Eventually.

@pfeuh: “…is there something completely off with Mike in the second mini-panel?”
Yes I agree. Mike’s neck is skinny, but not THAT thin! And the pencil holding looks very odd. BCB Cats do have opposing thumbs, yes?

The “meaningful eye movement” in the last two panels is terrific!

Poor Paulo! He thought the study party day was his worst? Oh my!

5Cats August 7, 2013, 6:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #256073

Ugh, exams. I know that feel, Paulo. x_x

Someguy August 7, 2013, 6:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #256074

Ahhh mid terms another name for them is strange and unsual punishment

romanticsas August 7, 2013, 6:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #256076

I know the pain Paulo, I know the pain (except I actually work my butt for it, which is kind of ironic XD ).

Tumblr….? -slowly steps away-……. -runs like mad-

Subaru August 7, 2013, 8:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #256078

We did it!
We did it!
Lo hicimos!
We did it!

am i the only one who thought that ababbabubuab

Nope August 7, 2013, 8:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #256079

It’s cool, man. We all get that time on the exams. Sometimes. Speaking of exams, I have one in an hour; wait, why am I still here?

Prius August 7, 2013, 8:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #256080

I, too, hate exams. They suck.

Yxela007 August 7, 2013, 9:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #256081

I’m guessing this is what I have to deal with when I enter my second year at high school. :/

Rocky August 7, 2013, 10:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #256082

@Chrisd765 That was probably my first thought when I saw the last 3 panels.

Daisy and Abby may not have meant it that way, but from what Paulo went through the last 2 chapters, I can only imagine how much he got “done” not once, not twice, but 3 times. It’s just so bad that you might as well throw him a shovel while he’s still in that deep hole so he can dig his own grave.

Dudeler August 7, 2013, 10:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #256083

that Paulo XD

Zero_Hnd August 7, 2013, 10:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #256084

Yay tests! My favorite part of real life and BCB… Soooooo when will Paulo’s life get straightened out, or Mike finally explains what happened to Lucy or maybe even Maybe We Will actually find out WHAT HAPPENED TO THE FORMER MAIN CHARACTER. I’m fine if she never returns but her disappearance is almost as sudden and complete as Kitsuna’s … On another note where is Augustus it’s not like him to miss a chance for sarcastic commentary.

Misanthrope August 7, 2013, 10:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #256085

Well, can’t we see who studied. I felt like Paulo today in Trig :(
Wonder when Lucy will be shown…

Raine August 7, 2013, 10:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #256086

Oh Paulo, crude as ever. Looks like if you ever manage to become studdy budies with her you’ll be in second place.

Titanium Dragon August 7, 2013, 11:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #256087

It’s alright Paulo, you can’t have terrible luck forever, right?

Trubeque August 8, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #256088

I just finished re-reading everything after ‘Starting Over’, And I noticed something that Mike apparently didn’t. In the comic (Don’t know if she did it off screen) Lucy has hit him a total of ONCE, minus a guest comic in ‘Guest Comic Bonanza’. The one time she did hit him was when she got put as the role for the female lead of the play. Just something I thought I’d toss out there.

Venorik August 8, 2013, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #256090

Study group fail.

Tacsi August 8, 2013, 1:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #256093

New to this comic, been kinda hooked all the way through. Just gotta say, what a bunch of *******… I mean cats that is, and mopey soppy drama struck cats at that.
Overall, pretty good story, if only my life were like all this, instead I got stuck in the house… overly sheltered and then turned weird :P
Keep up the good work, I expect to have plenty of reading and enjoying this plot as it unfolds…. *ahem* I’m still a little ways back :P

13thprotector August 8, 2013, 1:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #256097

@McTurtle: I lawl’d XD

Chocothunda August 8, 2013, 3:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #256098

Unlike everyone else’s relationship, they lasted the week!

Sanitarium August 8, 2013, 3:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #256099

Daisy really needa lose some weigh o.o

Lol August 8, 2013, 4:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #256100

They sure do care about Lucy huh?

Since none of them tried to directly investigate what the hell happened, or sneak into the hospital to get some answers directly from the source.

Not to mention putting 2 and 2 together and realize a certain someone in the cast should’ve been thoroughly cross-examinated regarding what happened.

But nope, they’re just sitting passively while she fades away in yet another fluff filled chapter.

Yep, definitely true friends.

Pestel August 8, 2013, 5:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #256101

Woah daisy IS startin to look a tad bit pudgy >.>

Searis August 8, 2013, 5:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #256102

@Pestel: Good friends or not, you gotta have priorities. Flunking a big test isn’t going to help Lucy in any way, and I think they know that. Their time was much better spent studying.

@Everyone: You guys know nothing about positive body image, do you? Daisy’s fine, let it go. Or are you only interested in girls that have the body of a supermodel?

daft_inquisitor August 8, 2013, 6:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #256103

@Dudeler Good not just me then

Chrisd765 August 8, 2013, 7:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #256104

Aw!, I miss Lucy…, and daisy was fat a moment ago…

Ao_no_exorcist_01 August 8, 2013, 7:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #256105

@Follarch: Go reading it in the forum.
The full version:


“Abbey&Daisy”: (Haha!) We finished it. (Time for congratulations.) —Top ones
“Mike”: Yes. (Finished. Time to relax. And the next turn.) —Between the best and the middle
“Sue”: Ha, Ha. (Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! ……) —Middle ones
“Paulo”: Uh! Don’t say it again! (F*ck! F*ck! F*ck! ……) —Better than the worst
“David”: Errrrr… Ended? (Which subject did I take? …… ? …… Oh! Bad.) —Worst ones and get used to it
“Haley/Sandy&Tess”: Congratulations. (What a crowd of i****s!) —Not the same class

……
A traditional scene after an exam… (Note: not what really happen in the comic)

And another kind of students: Er… Finished. Er… I don’t know the result. Err… I don’t care. —Not the worst then is the best.

HongKat August 8, 2013, 8:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #256106

Since I’m only able to come back here once in a while, can someone refresh my memory as to what grade they’re in?

Quill August 8, 2013, 8:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #256107

@HongKat
You’re still not making any sense.

pfeuh August 8, 2013, 8:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #256108

Glad I’m not the only one to notice Daisy’s adorable pudgyness.

Vulcan August 8, 2013, 9:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #256109

There might be a twist to something.
I’m sure of it.

kernymi August 8, 2013, 10:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #256110

@Venorik I know, right? 8-)
She only was hiting him often in the very old pages for comic humor purposes but Mike was hitting ppl a lot aswell.

In this drama version his main purpose seems to be ignoring Lucys improvemens as friend, turns every cause of evil into her and made a tough job to bring her to a breaking point. He became a pro in convincing her that he is all that matters to her as “replaceable” security blanked and then being a jerk about it XD All though now we for once see a normal side of him again.

Now Daisy is being lately scary cheerful, containing everyone to get quickly over with that they lost a long time friend and don’t even know the reason. But hey, at least she is happy together with her Abbey so there is no reason for her to know how it is to loose someone she loves in the moust harsh way :D

Heh, maybe moving away from this place is the best thing that could happen to Lucy yet! Still, I could see her come back to ATLEAST say simple good bye to everyone…. even to Mike without picking any argument with him :unsure:

DK3 August 8, 2013, 10:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #256111

I really wish there were polls or something on pages like this for people to guess at what a character means.

kdebones August 8, 2013, 10:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #256112

Y is daisy fat? My daisy can’t be fat! Furious Abbey

JustSomeCritic August 8, 2013, 11:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #256113

@Venorik
Great, this means that instead of plugging actual plotholes, there’s just been useless filler chapters going on.

Trove August 8, 2013, 11:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #256114

now i feel bad for Paulo :(

Hunter August 8, 2013, 11:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #256115

also I want my Lucy backk!!! WAAAA >.< Mad Lucy Mad Lucy ;_; ;_; ;_; D:(my bro>) Paulo stop making everyone feel so bad! (me in the back round) I WANT MY LUCY BACK!! WAAA

Hunter August 8, 2013, 12:05 PM EST.

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