Take Heart — Page 3
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Veronica’s Commentary

Jordan is only a bit taller than Mike

Those poor short genes in Lucy's family man, Jordan is dreaming big.

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116 Reader Comments On This Page

Comment ID #273688

I’m taller than you? Paulo’s none too quick

Scaught January 24, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #273689

This seems interesting oo

Plasma January 24, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #273690

Jordan you gosh dang cutie

Pokelova January 24, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #273691

Jordan! I love you!

taNi January 24, 2014, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #273692

I don’t care what he’s been through, I’m seriously starting to hate Jordan for being such an uncalled for *****:/

Flame_LoneWolf January 24, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #273693

Jordan

Shani96 January 24, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #273694

These M-W-F updates are gonna shorten my lifespan. :(

Oh. and i forgot was a thing.

Triniking January 24, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #273695

I honestly didn’t understand who’s saying what from this page. The bubbles are really confusing. This is the first time this has ever happened.

Was Rachel flirting with Lucy’s brother? Why was the cat guy there?

Lickit&stickit January 24, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #273696

Rachel, you’re so short and cute! :love:

MagnetMike January 24, 2014, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #273697

@Scaught - He’s pretty much saying “I’m bigger than you and when I want to talk, you don’t walk off!”

I wonder who the “she” they’re talking about is? Does Jordie have a cruuuush?

Haha, everyone had it wrong in the comments of the previous page.

Zone January 24, 2014, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #273698

On second thought maybe this is about Jessica, and Lucy’s brother’s crush on her.

Lickit&stickit January 24, 2014, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #273699

I’m having a hard time making out who’s saying what? I guess I will learn to live with it :D also, everyone looks much younger.

Shannon January 24, 2014, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #273700

@Flame_LoneWolf - Please remember, he thinks that Paulo has to do with what happened to his sister because of what she said about him before. He’s not going to talk to someone that he thinks helped drive his sister to do that, especially with Paulo’s rep. In his position, I would do the same thing.

Zone January 24, 2014, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #273701

Fern January 24, 2014, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #273702

I think Taeshi is starting to figure out how the tails for her speech bubbles work because she did a very good job trying to make them work. Im still not a huge fan of it, but if its readable I can’t really argue that she should change it.

June-pay Eeyorey January 24, 2014, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #273703

Jordan needs to stop acting so hostile toward Lucy’s friends, he’s being an indiscriminate jerk. And Paulo, your come back was funny but unrelated.

Although, Paulo was not polite with Lucy still he didn’t make her emotionally unstable. Given his rep and how he treats her, you think that Jordan wouldn’t think that Paulo wasn’t the first he suspect?

I may be oddballing it here but this sound reasonable, if not that the fact that this is somewhat of a dramatic irony. Because before, Mike and Lucy were the only ones who knew about their situation and no one else but the audience knows.

Anyway, the whole gang knows Mike did it so there may be the chance that Paulo or someone else would tell Jordan that it is Mike’s fault and that way Jordan wouldn’t be so hostile to the others.

Keyblade Dragon January 24, 2014, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #273704

“I’M TALLER THAN YOU” … is that meant to be a threat?

Also, nope. Rachel’s not kissing anyone… she’s just flirting with two of her possible love interests… nothing wrong there… nah, Paulo’s definitely going to get jealous.

supertails19 January 24, 2014, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #273705

Paulo The Master Of Comebacks 8-)

CoolBad January 24, 2014, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #273706

EEEEEE!! more lucy talk soon? :D

Eko January 24, 2014, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #273707

“I’m taller than you.” reminds me of “It’s Walky!”.

Fern January 24, 2014, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #273708

Gonna have to agree with Lickit&stickit. I had to read over the page a few times to get who was saying what, especially at the part where it said “Come on, she’s not like that.” This is going to be a confusing thing to deal with in the future, unless it gets changed, of course. And it’s not a three person issue. Say two people are really close, it can blend in together, just like it would if there were three. The more people, though, the more difficult it would be.

On the second note, still not digging the new style, especially with the colors of a lot of the characters. This was an example of it. Lot of white and black and the way they look is just so bright. Mix that in with the word bubbles, as show before, having no outline? Well, it’s going to be a difficult comic to read. Also, the way a lot of the character’s limbs look… it’s pretty stiff, or overly dainty. I just can’t like the new style that’s going on. It’s overly smooth, with really brightened up colors, which while looking more pretty and maybe a bit elegant, definitely doesn’t help the whole.

And like usual, I have no idea where this chapter is going. Can’t wait for the middle! Haha, sorry, just playing.

Bro Kane January 24, 2014, 1:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #273709

Yeah, I’m afraid I’m going to have to say that this new style…it’s pretty, but it’s really confusing and I have to re-read the page a few times to figure out who said what. Also, it’s really bright and I have to tone down the brightness of my screen to lowest to be able to look at it with my sensitive eyes.

P.S. Are we ever gonna see Jordan being the jock he apparently is? Which sport does he play?

Zone January 24, 2014, 1:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #273710

Who’s Jordan talking about? Oooh :o

Kimmy January 24, 2014, 1:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #273711

The last panel, Paulo in rage and Rachael’s face. 8-D

Keyblade Dragon January 24, 2014, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #273712

I love the style! It wasn’t confusing for me. :) great work!

Kimmy January 24, 2014, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #273713

C’mon, you’d think Rachel woulda told Jordan what’s up and that MIKE drove her away and not the rest of her friends :/

MissShellGiraffe January 24, 2014, 1:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #273714

Guys. GUYS.
The new style has bubbles without outlines. If they’re placed in confusing spots, that’s bad placement, not part of a style. It’s not something that can be “changed in the future”.
Personally I’m still loving this style for its colors, not so much for it’s proportions but it does look better on this page.
As far as Jordan being a jerk, he believes Lucy’s friends were at least partly responsible for getting his sister in the hospital and having her move away. Who wouldn’t have a grudge over that?
At first I thought they were talking about Lucy, but who knows? We’ll have to wait and see~

TBlackfeet January 24, 2014, 1:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #273715

I love how oblivious black/white cat is in panels 4-5 XD

EOTW January 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #273716

Also, between this and the last chapter, Big Cat Dude seems super friendly, I hope we see more of him! :)

MissShellGiraffe January 24, 2014, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #273717

So Jordan is still very mad at paulo (or the whole gang) for what happened to Lucy?

And he could be into Jessi?

Tails January 24, 2014, 1:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #273718

@Fern
Wow you found an interesting thing there with the ask for Rachel o.o

Tails January 24, 2014, 1:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #273719

@MissShellGiraffe - Even if she did, it doesn’t change the fact that all he knew about Paulo, based on what his sister said, is negative stuff that makes him seem like a really bad guy. So, driven her to that or not, he still hates Paulo.

Zone January 24, 2014, 1:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #273720

@TBlackfeet
Someone with sense. Thank god.

daft_inquisitor January 24, 2014, 2:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #273721

Also, still don’t really get the “I’m taller than you” thing. :/

daft_inquisitor January 24, 2014, 2:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #273722

I’m… confused as to if people are disliking the look of the dialogue bubbles in general or are just confused by the placement of them on this page? Cause… placement has nothing to do with style, really. Personally, I like the style of the bubbles. Just gotta be careful of placement is all.

Mai Terra January 24, 2014, 2:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #273723

As much as I understand Jordan’s cold shoulder to Paulo and the others, I’m still angry at him and just wanna beat the living snot out of him.

“I’m taller than you.” Best. Paulo. Comeback. Ever! For me at least.

Landon January 24, 2014, 2:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #273725

i dont like how the website looks now. idk it looked a lot better before but HEY thats just what i think. different strokes for different folks

not saying its bad but *vibrates very softly in seat*

Whimsicott January 24, 2014, 2:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #273726

I bet the tall guy is related to jasmine and she is the one Jordan is asking about

kiki January 24, 2014, 2:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #273727

Maaan I am so digging the colors of this new style, I think the sharper lines are great too. Just great great great.

Ellie January 24, 2014, 2:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #273728

Jordan: Hey that is Paulo, befriended with my sister. …..LUCYYYYYYY!!!!! ;_; ._. Stupid cat! Now I wanna cry, stupid cat! (The “I’ll see you later guy’s” moment) Now there is only 1 word in Jordans head: LUCY!

Someone who cannot understand why Jordan is upset and angry? ;)

Selef January 24, 2014, 2:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #273729

i didnt know jordan went to the same school as everybody else

void January 24, 2014, 3:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #273730

Oh Jordan, still giving cold shoulder to your sisters butt touching Paulo. You know seeing hes friends with Rachel im having hopes she can at least help a bit to get Jordan hate Paulo leess, especially when she was there when Mike confessed what happened but I guess she don’t wanna harm Mikes reputation even more…even if its the truth.

Say @Taeshi , any chance to get more emoticons made? It would be awesome

EvilKitty3 January 24, 2014, 3:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #273731

Dialog bubble issues once again. Looks like the “She’s not like that” was misplaced. Still not sure who said it ecactly, maybe that other cat and the first one is Jordan? I don’t know. The style has improved a bit. They no longer seem like seven year olds, but anything else that needs to be said about it has been said before.

As for the comic, I have no idea what is going on. I am not sure what Paulo being taller than him has anything to do with anything in the story. Guess we will see.

Astoria January 24, 2014, 3:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #273733

Have to agree with @Astroria, dialog bubbles are a little hard to make out.

I have a feeling we will be seeing more of Jordan in the future.

__noname__ January 24, 2014, 3:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #273734

I love that that’s Paulo’s comeback

Knuc January 24, 2014, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #273735

So Jordan is going to replace Lucy now…….

Pepe Le Pew January 24, 2014, 4:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #273736

Thank goodness it wasn’t Rachel with Mike! I would’ve gotten into cyberspace… stolen him in a truck… duct tape… (sorry, too many sugars in S’mores Frappuccino) I wonders who’s Jordan’s cruuush… maybe it’s Michael’s sister. I forgot her name. He does hint he likes her in Ask Roseville High. A while ago, though, and he hates Mike to an extent, so maybe he got over her…

The Scarlet Tailed Fox January 24, 2014, 4:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #273737

Oh, well…hmm…..was expecting something, else…

OKAY nevermind nothing to see here! Everything’s hunky dory!

Follarch January 24, 2014, 4:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #273738

Yay! *Jordan has joined your party* +25Drama +10happiness +3LucyPoints

PrincessKarina January 24, 2014, 5:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #273739

Comic is still funny, but I’m not really a fan of the new art style. That is not going to stop me from reading it though.

Tigerclaw32 January 24, 2014, 5:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #273740

Oh, Jordan. When are you going to stop hating Lucy’s friends indiscriminately? :(
I hope Paulo can get Jordan to talk to him - I really want an update on Lucy!!
Also, I really like the way the new art style looks with the new drawing materials and coloring methods and speech bubbles. Mind you, I liked the old one quite a lot, but they’re both great! The only thing I don’t like about the new style is the proportions. As people have said before, it makes the characters look younger, and the proportions just seem generally off, so it’s a bit awkward.

Swift January 24, 2014, 5:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #273741

I like that tall grey guy, he seems like a cool dude on account of his incessant smiling |D

Turanis January 24, 2014, 5:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #273742

this new style is very… odd.

also, are the characters shrinking?

i swear to the gods that rachel is 1/3 her original size… or atleast half her original size… i can’t tell honestly, it looks so odd.

infact, i think all the characters are shrinking…

it looks blurry and faded and… eh. :/

i know you like to try different styles… but as you know, some of them aren’t gonna work out.

this is one of those.

also, being taller than some of the other guys is ALL paulo has going for him… and he’s not even the tallest, so… yeah, he can go **** himself.

when your only threat to someone is “i’m taller than you!” …maybe you should just end your life.

Thanatos January 24, 2014, 5:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #273743

Would this happen to be the same tall grey guy that was at Rachel’s party and forced people to dance?

Normal January 24, 2014, 5:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #273744

i want lucy to come back

Phillip January 24, 2014, 5:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #273745

Oh look, BSCB renovation. You should add some new emoticons while you’re at it, Taeshi ^^ It looks great.

Fangs January 24, 2014, 6:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #273746

Being taller IS better right guys? Guys? :question:

Literal thinker January 24, 2014, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #273747

Why is paulo saying he’s taller than Jordan? Jordan didn’t say any thing about height

anon January 24, 2014, 6:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #273748

I think that the character’s legs should be a little bit longer in length :) Just my two cents :D

Demetrios January 24, 2014, 6:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #273749

Aaaand Rachel is now only three heads tall. And half as tall as the lockers. :\ Proportions, Taeshi. Please, please pay attention to your proportions.

Ravako January 24, 2014, 6:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #273750

You can see a lot of effort is being put into this new style but everyone looks so frEAKING SHORT

Somewhat January 24, 2014, 7:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #273751

Where the hell are Jordan’s shorts!? :nope: and I gotta say, Taeshi has gotten better with :P Rachel’s legs and thighs. 8-) I love this Stick Figure FurryComic. ;)

Blake A. Roten January 24, 2014, 7:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #273752

Is it still Tiff?

The bubbles though, they really are hard to see. Maybe tint them with a dark gradient on the lighter backgrounds? And do you draw the comics without sketching? Because everyone’s sized differently in every panel.

boop January 24, 2014, 7:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #273753

Wow. Jordan looks like a small child. New style’s not panning out so well…everything looks very faded.

Dire January 24, 2014, 7:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #273754

AH Please let the girl Jordan’s talking about be Haley!! Jordan/Haley 5EVERRRRR 8-D

I think the new art style is super cute! However, I do think the speech bubbles were especially confusing in panel 3, because at first I thought the cat dude was saying both things.

fire-inferno January 24, 2014, 7:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #273755

Why is it that my life reflects BCB so well XD

I actually had a conversation with my friends like this once, my other friend came up and leaned on the shorter one.

Also, I smell love in the air, oh no wait, that’s just jordan’s jersey…

Bluesky January 24, 2014, 7:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #273756

The colour and speech bubble complaints are interesting to me. I will have to view the comic on a poor-quality LCD to figure out whether or not this is a problem that has to be worked around by blowing out the contrast and making it more vivid. I don’t really like the idea of that, but it might be the case that without a good display it does become harder to read.

SuitCase January 24, 2014, 8:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #273757

I dont know why people is having problem with the speech bubbles, I had clear who is saying what, but I had trouble understanding WHAT they are talking about. English is not my main language. Also, I don’t think the characters look like kids with the new style, (Only Daisy and David, but I guess they are supposed to look like that, they look even cutter X3) but Rachel and Jordan look WAY to short

RicardoD January 24, 2014, 8:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #273758

Rachel is so cute here, she looks like she belongs in Animal Crossing.

Termania January 24, 2014, 8:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #273759

The characters appear to be changing shapes and sizes. This is really making me uncomfortable for some reason.

asdf January 24, 2014, 10:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #273760

What if it’s Stacy/Katie? JORDAN IT BETTER NOT BE. I WILL NOT HAVE MY LINK TO LUCY-NESS DESTROYED.

The Scarlet Tailed Fox January 24, 2014, 10:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #273761

All of this. I just…I just love all the neeeeeew! HNNNNNNNNNNNNNG!

Gate-senpai January 24, 2014, 10:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #273762

omg she is shorter than I tought

Othoniel January 24, 2014, 11:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #273763

@ Suitcase and Taeshi, go back to having outlined speech bubbles, they’re easy to read and then you won’t have to mess with the colors or the contrast. I wanted to something similar in my four page comic last semester. the long and short is that it blended in to the artwork and was unreadable.

June-pay Eeyorey January 24, 2014, 11:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #273764

I like the speech bubbles without outlines, but I agree with the fact that with everything else not having dark outlines, they do tend to blend in with the rest of the page.

Ravako January 25, 2014, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #273765

I personally have no problem whit the new style nor the bubbles…

Vanilla January 25, 2014, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #273768

Why do people not like the new bubbles? I like the new bubbles.

Paula January 25, 2014, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #273769

I do not think the height is the key point here….. Who is “She”?

HongKat January 25, 2014, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #273770

Yes Paulo. Height gives authority. We all know this is true.

JasperCat January 25, 2014, 2:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #273771

Was that a “staring down at me” joke?

illeatyourself January 25, 2014, 3:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #273772

@HongKat
He means Haley of course ;)

__noname__ January 25, 2014, 4:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #273773

@Ravako: The proportions are a little different right now because of Taeshi’s new style. She’s trying to … animafy?… yes, I made up that word… she’s trying to make them show animal traits more, and make them less uniformly human-like. So, obviously, Rachel’s breed of dog is fairly small, so she’s getting drawn shorter.

daft_inquisitor January 25, 2014, 7:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #273774

pls change the colours back again, the persons look like the backround, be4 it was much more beautiful.

charakters look just somehow static now and not dynamic like be4.

annonymous January 25, 2014, 7:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #273775

”I’m taller then you”. Hey! You got something against small people Mad Lucy. JK.
But still. I don’t get it. I hope we’ll get an explanation in the next page upload.

Now that we see more of Jordan I think this is a step towards Lucy’s return (or at least something about Lucy). Man I nearly had forgotten her name. She’s been gone for so long that I’m forgetting she is a character in BCB D:. I better start reading from the start again ;)

Jonas97face January 25, 2014, 8:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #273777

I find the new colour style a bit weird, I mean after looking at it for a few pages, its OKAY, but I get the sort of feeling that it makes everyone look a lot younger, younger than they should be. Its good, but I still prefer the old colour scheme.
Does anyone else agree with me?

Zach January 25, 2014, 10:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #273778

I reckon “She” is Michaels sister, I mean if you have been following the Asks BCB tumblr…

Zach January 25, 2014, 10:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #273779

Wait there’s Jordan and Rachel, but is that a new character!?

Trubeque January 25, 2014, 10:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #273780

The new art style is working out very well. It’s nice to see another change-up. :) Keep it up! Can’t wait to see what happens.

As a side note I still miss Lucy, though. :c

Ray January 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #273794

@daft_inquisitor I’d rather you not say anything you don’t know for sure as if it were fact. I’ve seen no such claim by Taeshi of this as true. Also, in those proportions Rachel would be like three to four feet tall. Which is ridiculous to think she’s meant to be *that* short.

Ravako January 25, 2014, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #273797

Glad to see that these two are on good terms

Tealjoy January 25, 2014, 1:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #273799

Well, I love the new style! The soft watercolors is gorgeous — you can really see how Taeshi has developed her style and technique. I know it looks different, but guys, this is only a few pages into this new style so of course you’re not used to it yet. I don’t think the word bubbles are difficult to decipher (especially not if you look at the entire frame), and I believe as Taeshi herself gets more accustomed to the new style, it will get easier for us readers.

I love the new changes <3

Zensae January 25, 2014, 1:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #273803

I have no idea who is saying what, these speech bubbles are majorly confusing. Everyone who is like: ‘ahh the speech bubbles are fine I dunno what everyone is going on about!’ please could you explain who is saying what?

Ray January 25, 2014, 2:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #273806

please tell me lucy is coming back and mike has/will talk to her.

beggingfangirl January 25, 2014, 5:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #273807

@Ravako Just expect it. its a cartoon and taeshi wants it to look more like one. U can take everything literally because its not supposed to be realistic.

@Ray I agree completely, I suggested that they just out line the speech bubbles and have them over lap the character saying the line. The reader shouldn’t be confused. Its like taeshi has taken a step back.

June-pay Eeyorey January 25, 2014, 5:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #273808

Well its not even five pages into a new arc and Paulo is already ******.

MobileCrusader January 25, 2014, 6:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #273809

@Astoria: Posted image

Don’t worry sug, I ain’t interested! I think you need a hug too, but since internet hug are some scary s**t, here’s an endlessly looping gif of a glass being filled. It even has a kitty on it!

Posted image

GingerPaws January 25, 2014, 7:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #273810

This is a very meh style actually. I liked it at first but now everyone looks like they’re four years old. Hope it doesn’t last beyond this chapter.

naAr January 25, 2014, 9:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #273811

This style makes the characters look younger….i don’t really like it all that much.

hawaii5oxo January 25, 2014, 11:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #273812

This is what /I/ was saying Dx

Zach January 26, 2014, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #273813

Yeah, seriously, Rachel is so short here she can barely reach the locks on the lockers. That’s just stupid. The only one of average height is the guy who looks like Mr giant, the rest look like they belong in 3rd grade. And of course, anatomy has not gotten any better either (those legs on jordan). Same old same old, Taeshi has always been incapable of keeping her heights consistent. I wouldn’t be surprised if they shift around on the next page. Changing character designs like this makes it difficult to tell who people are; due to the massive height difference I assumed mr black and white was a teacher or something, which made the topic of conversation weird. And of course, I can’t tell who is saying what. If you’re going to stick with not learning **** about anatomy, at least do what other cartoonists do and stick to model! P.S. it’s weird to have characters mouths shift color to BRIGHT RED from brown or blue when their mouths are wide open. I recommend against it.

powys January 26, 2014, 2:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #273814

I don’t see why you’re so rude, powys. If you’re not satisfied with what you see, go elsewhere, there are lots of other webcomics for you to enjoy.
You may even be right with some of your points, but that’s no reason to behave like a jerk as you just did. Constructive criticism, ever heard about it?

Sophia January 26, 2014, 3:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #273815

Finally, more spot from that cat I could ship with Daisy! Great great… now I need a name…. However, what they were talking about?

aaav January 26, 2014, 6:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #273816

Rachel certainly has a thing for cats, eh ?

Wei January 26, 2014, 6:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #273818

@Ravako: “Secondly, it will allow Veronica to do more with the art style. We’ve spent this break researching and discussing different inking, colouring and character styles, and have a few ideas to try out in the next chapter. I think it’s an improvement that wouldn’t possible under the old schedule. Come back Monday for the debut.”
Taken DIRECTLY FROM THE LAST NEWS UPDATE. On the front page. Go look.
There was also another comment about the art style change, let me see if I can find it for you…

So yes, I DO know. Thanks for being an *** though~

daft_inquisitor January 26, 2014, 11:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #273819

@Ravako: Ah, here it is! I found it.
“The push towards more stubby, cartoony bodies is an attempt to avoid the “furry” look that comes with properly-proportioned bodies and instead do something more distinctive. I think the designs don’t go far enough, and Veronica might move even further along with time… it’s actually hard to break those habits of wanting to make sure nobody looks too short, limbs aren’t too stubby. It’ll take time to figure out.”

“I think BCB has always leaned cartoony and never went too far in the humans-with-dog-heads direction, but deliberately veering away from human proportions goes a long way to avoiding what became a difficult balance.”

That was from a post by SuitCase in the comments for last Monday’s page, when they first debuted the new art style. So, just because YOU haven’t seen comments about the new art style, it doesn’t mean they aren’t out there.

daft_inquisitor January 26, 2014, 11:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #273820

Honestly, don’t really care for the new style either. It’s just too washed out, I prefer more vibrant colors, and I don’t like the new form style of the characters. Meh.

Tired of Lucy January 26, 2014, 7:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #273821

@Earlier comments about color issues

So honestly guys, I have a nice laptop and computer. But the issue is, on a computer everything is brighter than when you print it out. It has nothing to do with the monitor screen in question.

If you draw super light colors with no border speech bubbles, it is going to be really hard to identify what was said by who. Unless you have your brightness screen WAY down.

Lickit&stickit January 26, 2014, 7:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #273822

@SuitCase
Might not even be screen quality that’s the problem, even something like a ittybitty amount of sun glare can throw it all off.
Don’t use the-best-of-the-best as the benchmark, but rather the most average and common out there.
You’re potentially alienating people by doing otherwise, and for a problem with such a simple solution, that’ll be downright comparable to shooting yourself in the foot.

Imminow January 26, 2014, 8:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #273823

The new drawing style is nice,and its awesome!

Paulo_Fan January 26, 2014, 9:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #273824

Paulo, you missed the point…like when you accidentally stab yourself with a pencil.

Hawz January 26, 2014, 10:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #273828

I’m probably not the first commenter to say this. Vero, please take a break. From all the information I gleamed about you over time, I think you need it.

HelTH January 27, 2014, 7:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #273829

So, what about the sketches page and the “what if” scenario settled in the future? I’d like to read them again! :)

SHM January 27, 2014, 11:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #273830

Huh, what do you know.. It’s been a while since we seen someone related with Lucy.. I wonder if she’ll recover though.. :unsure:

Michelle January 27, 2014, 11:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #273831

Hey, who do you guys think they were talking about before Paulo interrupted them, were they talking about a girl Jordan likes?

Michelle January 27, 2014, 11:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #273832

I think they were talking about jasmine

kiki January 27, 2014, 11:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #273949

Calling out the manlets. Nothing but class.

Ottermod January 29, 2014, 3:17 AM EST.

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