51. A Distance Apart, chapter posted 11/18/09

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A Distance Apart — Page 8
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Author commentary

Veronica: barkbarkbarkbarkbarkbark

It feels kind of odd that the next time this comic updates, I will be 22. Too old to be drawing comics about melodramatic cats? You be the judge!

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Reader comments

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Comment ID #158

Don’t say that!! I’m 24 and i love your medramatic cats!! xDD

Helen December 4, 2009, 9:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #159

Helen: Haha, most excellent! We can drink tea together while watching the youngsters play or something ;D

Taeshi December 4, 2009, 11:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #161

That sure was painful for Lucy

Hirow TimberWolf December 4, 2009, 11:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #162

awwww poor lucy :’[

so hurt by mike and then has to be so mean to paulo :/

seadogs123 December 4, 2009, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #163

hmm,is it just me or has mike been a bit of an *** lately?
godamnit lucy,get up the courage and just tell him and make him all confuzzled inside D8
and a cat that barks,hmmm

Teka December 4, 2009, 1:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #164

I’m sorry Lucy, my sympathy for you is slim. Mostly because I’ve been waiting for Mike to grow a spine and a proper pair for ages.

Skyen December 4, 2009, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #165

I can’t stop looking at this page!it’s just su[rising for mike to be o mean and lucy be that mean to peulo o.o

seadogs123 December 4, 2009, 2:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #166

no way! you hav 2 keep doin the comics! they r the best comics i hav eva seen! :D

Greenpool75 December 4, 2009, 3:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #167

I can understand why Mike would be annoyed, since their being graded and all, but I can’t help but feel horrible for Lucy.

By the way, don’t stop drawing these! I love them so much, and they give me something to look forward to :D

SereneHeaven December 4, 2009, 3:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #168

the buildup during the four bottom boxed panels is quite amusing seeing Lucy’s percolating rage. xD

T.Thorn December 4, 2009, 7:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #169


I like this new Mike.

Oh, and do I count as a youngster? I’m still only 18.

Gabriel Kaxbe December 4, 2009, 7:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #170

jajajaja!! Great idea, but we have a little problem… i’m spanish, and you are soooo far! xDDD

Helen December 4, 2009, 7:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #171

;A; I miss the old Mike…

Xetch December 4, 2009, 8:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #172

You are too old to make stupid sonic fanchars, but not to make silly cats!

Ana (Knux-the-killer) December 4, 2009, 8:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #173

Paulo~! -pets- D’awww, Lucy, watch where your anger goes. xD

I have to say, the second panel with Mike’s face makes me fangirl. -flail- I think it’s just the pout-y expression that gets me… the huff mark and his lip. Then again, I can’t help but like Paulo’s expression too. c:


Amber December 5, 2009, 3:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #174

Your never too old too draw comics about cats.

As long as you can make them into a booklet and sell them too your fans.

All will be good.

Soul December 6, 2009, 9:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #303

girl,i’m 20,i’m in the army,and i read comics about melodramatic cats.
also,i once had a Superior officer that enjoyed watching amine…

oddguy December 18, 2009, 4:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #353

A cat BARKING? O_o Now I’ve seen everything.

Ud the Imp December 27, 2009, 2:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #2598

Surprised by a cat barking… you guys never saw the pilot episode for The Kitty Bobo Show (which never made it into a full series, sadly… ahead of its time… got second place behind Kids Next Door, which did turn out to be pretty epic). That cat was adopted and RAISED by DOGS since he was a baby. You better believe he pretty much felt like one!

Hell, my cat used to chase her tail, and acted kind of like a dog otherwise, then we got a dog, and he ended up acting kinda like a cat most of the time… the only exception between the two was fetched. They both agreed to act their species in that regard.

waffle911 April 4, 2010, 9:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #2761

That’s one way to help Paulo run faster :P

Loyal Reader April 6, 2010, 8:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #4754

Emh, I’m 24 to 25, male, and your comic is now officially my guilty pleasure. n//n;;

Shen Hibiki April 16, 2010, 8:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #9568

i cant draw wortha ****. lol i kno a dude has a comic online hes like 21 his comic is more sci-fi ish and not star trek sci fi, magic sci fi

bored April 28, 2010, 6:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #10239

Lucy, that was mean…

Calvin April 29, 2010, 11:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #13230

lol lucys exploiting his fears!

Moo May 2, 2010, 3:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #17280

lucy is mad as hell

T_T May 7, 2010, 9:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #20707

Counter Attack! >:3

Cuddle Bear May 12, 2010, 2:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #21468

Never to odl to be creative with your hobbies!

Rue May 14, 2010, 2:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #31657

Too old? It would depend if this is something you want to do for your life. If you enjoy it, continue. If it’s a total drag, ditch it. See I just solved your angst.

That will be $150 for the session.

W31RD0 May 30, 2010, 8:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #56733

aw poor paulo

anali July 7, 2010, 10:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #67531

cat barked in reverse world

j the fourth July 30, 2010, 4:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #69527

Angry Lucy is angry! Bark!

Skykitsune August 4, 2010, 6:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #70758

o_o You’re 22?! I thought you were like, 16 xD My bad.

Skygaze August 6, 2010, 4:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #74390

You’re never too old to do something you like, Taeshi. ^_^

In comic page related banter: Dude, Lucy, that was kinda low even for you. Exploiting Paulo’s true fear like that? :(

Rahe_chan August 13, 2010, 5:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #81008

WTF, Mike? Why are you being such an enormous dickwad?
I thought you two were cool, but apparently you’ve decided that being an asshat is more fun?

Morgan August 24, 2010, 6:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #87518

poor Paulo… his heart was in the right place :3

Spiffy September 7, 2010, 3:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #106126

Mike can sometimes be a dick… im just sayin.

That "Dude" October 16, 2010, 11:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #109012

…I am a fox… Foxes are canines… BarkbarkbarkbarkbarkbarkdidIscarehimyetbarkbarkbar kbarkbark!

RuBoo October 22, 2010, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #122750

Uh, how is that even possible? SHEs a cat!

josue hernandez November 10, 2010, 5:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #124349

Unintentional Dio Brando reference with Lucy’s pose in that last panel?

Man, I must be see’n shiz…

Koni November 12, 2010, 9:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #124865

cats bark… what is the world coming to?

X-Strike-Fire-Dragon November 13, 2010, 11:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #128806

*sips cider* Why is Mike being a douche?

SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 8:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #138729

Mike i know deep down you’re awesome but why u gotta be a dick to Lucy she didnt do much except torture,ridicule,beatdown, insult,slap,punch,kick,mutalated, hit with various objects but you’ve been fine up until this point. WAY TO BE A DOUCHE MIKE. LETS GIVE HIM A ROUND OF APPLAUSE CONGRATULATIONS.(sarcasm in case u didnt know)

shadowfir December 25, 2010, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #144928

Barking cats indeed. and i think how Mike is acting is more from hormones than anything else. [please tell me thats it and hes not starting to hate her]

Rotciv421 February 1, 2011, 1:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #151622

DONT! i luv these comics!*cling to computer screen!*

Hannah March 13, 2011, 5:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #161267

mike you jerk
i love doodle’n mike and he is a real cute character, but he sure is a JERK now a days…

im starting to like pauloxlucy ^^ lbut ucy youre being such a jerkity jerk jerk

hey its meh lolz May 14, 2011, 5:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #161507

awww lucyyyy

thats not nice :

macaron May 16, 2011, 7:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #162352

Mad Lucy I hate him… my sister:is it just me or do you need to DEAL WITH IT?! 8-)

Jace the mind BREAKer May 20, 2011, 1:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #162531

Come on, Mike. So a SMALL amount of concern, at least.

Paulo is damn funny. “I’m a wave, I’m gonna splash you!” Too bad Lucy doesn’t take it the right way. He shouldn’t be scared from a cat barking.

At least Paulo is the one trying to help. The ONLY one, I might add. Give some credit, Lucy.

NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 21, 2011, 1:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #163593

damn lucy , I think there somuch bitch in her she giving a little extra to paulo

lov/hurt May 27, 2011, 12:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #164394

Lucy barking… looooolllll XD

Blackstar May 31, 2011, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #170500

There’s no such thing as being too old to draw comics about melodramatic cats.

NorthernDruid July 3, 2011, 11:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #172573

Think of other cartoonists… they don’t stop till their 60!

APerson July 14, 2011, 5:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #174636

Feh..Thought so. OWNED!!!

Wals July 28, 2011, 4:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #175248

if you stopped making these comics, i would have to kill you

Ryoushi-kun August 1, 2011, 7:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #177281

Counter trauma use GO!

jackkuro August 17, 2011, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #187659

Don’t stop. Please?

Harris012 October 31, 2011, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #213704

Wow, you started when you were 19. Awesome.

Shiva April 6, 2012, 3:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #217742

Nice phobia counterattack!!

DenverDiddles May 31, 2012, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #226567

That was for you Paulo, barkbarkbarkbark.lol lol lol.

criastal August 29, 2012, 4:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #229580

oh he is being so mean

Ake October 1, 2012, 9:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #260250

Poor Lucy, poor paulo

Shadow September 25, 2013, 9:12 AM EST.

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