23. Humble Approach, chapter posted 10/7/06

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Humble Approach — Page 3
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Author commentary

Veronica: The fun fact with Abbey is that “Abbey” was originally meant to be his “unofficial filler name” when I was creating him. Abbey is an Abyssinian cat.. so I gave him the codename “Abby”.. and after a while of using it to describe him, I realized how much it stuck.. so I gave him the name “Abbey” after “Abraham”.. Abby just makes me think too much of Abigail although it’s already a girly name already.. I don’t know how an “e” makes a difference, BUT IT DOES TO ME DAMMIT.

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Reader comments

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Comment ID #2206

Wow, at least David remembers something from history. Lol

MorphyVampy March 30, 2010, 11:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #4471

Agreed with Morphy on that one :D

KSib April 15, 2010, 2:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #6110

good job!, anyway abbey does remind me of a girl’s name….but i dont like judging so giggity

bored as hell April 20, 2010, 3:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #7303

David for President!

UNIT2960 April 22, 2010, 9:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #8111

abbey for president

BlackD April 25, 2010, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #8338

lets just assasinate both

bored April 25, 2010, 9:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #9378


UNIT2960 April 27, 2010, 8:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #10040

boom, headshot

Austin Smith April 29, 2010, 3:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #19440

heh..poor abbey

Rue May 10, 2010, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #22609

ahahahah david is such an adorable simpleton

Silver May 16, 2010, 11:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #28522

This thought just hit me, but do any of the characters have a last name? Random question, but I think it’s valid.

That one guy May 26, 2010, 10:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #31345

Abbey FTW.

that is all. >_

Dr. Burple May 30, 2010, 3:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #50018

How do you know about Lincoln, being Australian, Taeshi?

Somedude June 26, 2010, 3:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #56588

Taeshi’s Australian!?!?!?

iiNaoki July 7, 2010, 7:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #63317

Panel 15. Is. Win.
I swear, it seems David brings all the humor to the comic at this point!

Skykitsune July 24, 2010, 4:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #66818

finally a little intelligence from David the funnest

j the fourth July 29, 2010, 7:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #83365

pannel 6 shure showes how much she is over him.

charby_fan August 28, 2010, 10:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #83541


Critic Criticism August 29, 2010, 4:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #88634

Panels 14 and 15.
“Why would you want to do th” *Lincoln hat and beard appear*

Magma the Rockhog September 9, 2010, 2:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #89902


Kass September 12, 2010, 6:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #104324

aw abbey looked pretty cute on the second to last panel

weeeee! October 13, 2010, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #107810

…”Bang! bang!”…If you play Smash Bros. Brawl, you understand why I say THIS COMIC NEEDS MORE LUIGI REFERENCES!

RuBoo October 20, 2010, 2:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #127735

Neeeeeeooooow self-esteem plunging.

SushiJaguar November 17, 2010, 2:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #136814

those two are so retarded that they get annoying… but love the expressions of your comic :3

Furrine December 15, 2010, 7:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #137360

… Whenever Abbey talks I hear a posh English accent. For some reason the rest of them are American.

Katie December 19, 2010, 2:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #137677

David is win. end of comic.

The Other Guy December 20, 2010, 10:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #137773

Uh, yeah, Abraham Lincoln is sorta famous.
I mean, he was one of the first major leaders to abolish slavery.
And just cuz’ Taeshi is an Auzzie doesn’t mean she knows nothing of history.
I know plenty of foreign leaders, and I’m American! We usually know NOTHING of the rest of the world!

GoodBurger December 21, 2010, 4:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #138294

David has, over the past few chapeters, become the king of one liners. Starting with the crews first day of highschool.

powderedtoastman December 23, 2010, 10:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #143335

Too soon David, too soon.

Name January 22, 2011, 2:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #143921

oh, David, you make my day every day! One of my favs by him is “Your haircut is that of a man.” :)

NS+GP forever January 26, 2011, 10:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #161378

Ha, the last panel is funny because Abraham Lincoln got shot point-blank right in the back of the head.

Great to see some dark humor. ;)

NintnedoSegaSonyGuy May 15, 2011, 6:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #162740

I’m trying so hard not to laugh at Abbey’s language I’m almost crying.

Onion May 23, 2011, 3:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #170470

What’s wrong with Abbey having a ***** name? He is a cat after all! Hahahahahahahahaha!

…Yeah. That was horrid. :(

Luke July 2, 2011, 6:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #172186

Aren’t males tomcats?

Hoheh July 12, 2011, 10:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #174242

wow, another page with paulo being the essence of all that is crap in this world, once again.

do we get a break from him, eventually? rather, do we get to see someone BREAK him, eventually?

Thanatos July 26, 2011, 6:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #174911

Oh, Thanatos, you trolling troll, Paulo was only in two panels on this entire page!

Ha, if I met a guy called Abraham, I’d totally wanna call him Lincoln! David wins at funny! (btw, I’m Aussie, everyone knows Lincoln. Dude was/is famous).

BJMcG July 30, 2011, 8:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #175998

alright davids crossed a whole new level of retarded, it’s not even funny anymore

ftu August 7, 2011, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #175999

p.s. thanatos wait a couple of pages im sure lucy will beat the crap out of him soon

ftu August 7, 2011, 3:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #177075

haha love the Lincoln jokes xD 8-D

Silversoma August 15, 2011, 5:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #177608

Lincolns beard wasn’t that big though…

yoman August 18, 2011, 10:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #182051

The South is avenged.

Cope September 14, 2011, 2:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #183930

David’s cute. ;)
But sometimes messed up in the head ^~^

Lucy & mikie foreva October 3, 2011, 2:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #188918

“My father murdered my mother in front of me. I was ten. He’s kind of a dick.”

Me November 7, 2011, 8:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #206817

wath the heck is Abbey? like a cat? um.. right… LOL i still think Paulo is kind of cute. i mean he acts all tufh but he is sensitive

MissRainbowPants January 27, 2012, 2:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #208471

my god i just had a thought about the Abbey thing and… ****, it got worse. ._.

the fry pwnr February 9, 2012, 5:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #222803

Wow, abbeys a cat? I honestly thought he was a dog because of his ears and a little of his nose since it looks alot different then all the cats noses. Well, whatever, at least it means it can work out with Daisy! (sorry if thats a bit of a spoiler, since the whole cat and dog situation is mentioned later in the comic!)

Katie July 16, 2012, 10:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #232962

“Did you know that Lincoln was Jewish?”
“I’ll be goddamned, I never-”
“Hey, now! Yeah, he was shot in a temple….”
“Oh, get out of town.”
—-Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra, “Rat Pack: Live at the Sands”


Puck November 18, 2012, 9:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #241623

poor abbey….

Luna March 24, 2013, 3:38 PM EST.

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