48. Pick Me Up, chapter posted 3/31/09

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Pick Me Up — Page 5
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Veronica: If there’s one thing Paulo one-ups Mike with is the fact he is never threatened by Lucy. He’s probably the most at ease with her. And it drives her CRAZY.

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Comment ID #192

She was considering it for a second.

'Rixx December 9, 2009, 12:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #2452

“I Love Lucy” is also a old TV show if you would like to know.

Phillip April 3, 2010, 7:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #2589

Paolo’s a genius. It worked. She stopped thinking about Mike for a moment. Way to go you sly tomcat you!

waffle911 April 4, 2010, 8:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #2750

Oh Paulo, you were doing so well, then you ruined it >:/

Loyal Reader April 6, 2010, 8:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #4748

Rixx’s right, she looks like she though about it for a second! XD

Shen Hibiki April 16, 2010, 7:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #5336

Did she just kick her foot inside his mouth?

Karthorak April 18, 2010, 2:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #9542

lol thats funny

bored April 28, 2010, 5:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #10216

She was considering it very, very carefully…

Calvin April 29, 2010, 9:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #21673

I love how she’s thinking about it in the second-to-last panel.

Megaron May 14, 2010, 9:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #23965

Was she considering it? O.O

Cuddle Bear May 19, 2010, 4:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #60204

Oh Paulo that has to be the single most romantic line I’ve ever read. I’m going to have to use it.

Dragom July 16, 2010, 7:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #60521

last panels looks like she kicked his head off it really does

cookeh July 17, 2010, 2:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #61738

Oh wow, it does look like his head’s come off o-o;;

Xenni July 20, 2010, 6:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #66142

I just realized that Lucy kind of considered the possibility of letting Paulo “ram her” before kicking him in the face.

Bambalooza July 28, 2010, 6:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #67513

laugh kick

j the fourth July 30, 2010, 3:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #68550

I like how the characters are not really troubled by Lucy’s attacks any more. Sort of expecting them.

Lake August 2, 2010, 8:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #69248

Hehe, last panel is win. Epic expression while being kicked man!

Skykitsune August 3, 2010, 7:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #71421

:D I love love love Paulo~!

xLoveandLightningx August 7, 2010, 3:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #74223

2D like her character, lololololol.

Cadlington August 13, 2010, 8:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #83054

Or maybe Paulo’s a masochist…

Lax August 28, 2010, 3:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #106108

HAHAHA, Everytime Paulo tryes to pull a smooth move like that it makes me laugh.

That "Dude" October 16, 2010, 10:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #127263

she had to think about it. Oh man.

Baeleox November 17, 2010, 1:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #127870

Paulo’s face at the end is so awsome
And lucy can’t be 2-D she does not have hyphema (eight-ball fracture) in both eyes

apoc November 17, 2010, 5:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #128779

Nice job, man. Everyone needs a friend like you.

SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 7:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #132876

i know right? everyone needs a perv for a friend… just don’t get crazy.

charby_fan November 24, 2010, 2:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #138757

he seems to really enjoy getting kicked in the face

TheSandMan961 December 25, 2010, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #141092


Jacob January 9, 2011, 10:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #147871


noone knows February 16, 2011, 6:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #148620

“he seems to really enjoy getting kicked in the face” Actually, I think he enjoys taking her mind off her worries. With Lucy, kicking is usually a pretty good sign she’s not brooding at that moment :P Pervy he may sound, but he’s actually quite sweet when you think about it and consider that this is Lucy we’re talking about.

Intyalle February 20, 2011, 8:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #153436

Wow paulo is kinda stealing David’s comic releif ( spelled right?) role there, seriously, he looks like he’s enjoying that kick in the face, either that or he’s gotten so used to it his jaw no longer has any feeling. Okay that’s my last 2:00 in the morning comment for tonight :€

S0me001 March 26, 2011, 7:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #158768

this is the second time he has magically made a flower appear o.O

Paulo is a warlock :|

Sethorien April 25, 2011, 10:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #162482

“If there’s one thing Paulo one-ups Mike in is never having the ability to feel offended/threatened by Lucy. He’s probably the most natural with her. And that drives her CRAZY.”

Even the author admits. Thank you, Taeshi, for proving my point. :)

All the more reason why they should be together. Seriously, he’s an evil genius. Be pleasant and sweet one second…then say something totally sexist or womanizing. Gets Lucy’s mind off of everything else like a charm. They’re perfect for each other.

NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 21, 2011, 3:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #173404

Did someone die? Lol xd

Bigarek July 20, 2011, 2:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #180384

Wow. This is like…. aggravation therapy.

Paulo might just be a genius.

Fruvous September 4, 2011, 3:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #181580

Paulo got kicked in the throat, and he’s still laughing.
Go Paulo. And McCain.

Camolotthe23 September 12, 2011, 3:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #183530

I love how in the second panel after making the ramming comment she actually looks contemplative. Hahahahahaha.

Lumi September 29, 2011, 6:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #186971


molly October 25, 2011, 7:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #191056

The last panel, it looked like he was gonna eat her foot

joshua November 16, 2011, 8:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #191855

Just realized after re-reading this, panels 11-13 are foreshadowing!

NotACat November 20, 2011, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #206096

Oh! Straight kick to the Adam’s Apple! Let the choking begin!

ScrabMaster January 20, 2012, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #211312


The Internet March 7, 2012, 10:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #217017


Ikuto May 21, 2012, 6:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #228944

Hesitation will not be tolerated…you will be consumed if this continues

The Collective September 21, 2012, 2:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #233961

Did she pondered to the question ?

D.Durand December 10, 2012, 11:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #234280

(Is Lucy the teacher of Captain Falcon?)

S.Chambers December 16, 2012, 7:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #236147

I don’t remember him never being threatened by Lucy. I must admit, I would have made her barely less threatening toward Mike than everyone else, just so it was barely noticeable but still there. It’s not every day someone is so nice to a jerk like him just because they were their first crush, especially since she doesn’t fell that way about him at all now. XD

I'll Eat Yourself January 8, 2013, 7:37 PM EST.

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