53. Another Shoulder, page posted 2/23/10

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Another Shoulder — Page 6
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Comment ID #803

O_____o ummm

backrubs February 24, 2010, 3:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #804

I can’t believe that Paulo is wasting the chance that he was waiting since many years ago, XD!!!!

Ana (aka Knux-the-Killer) February 24, 2010, 4:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #805


Alison February 24, 2010, 4:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #806

Hah! He talks like a horn-dog but when it comes down to it he’s horrified he’ll end up pushing her away. How wonderfully typically male :D

Seems like approximately half those slogans I tossed at you on Twitter are coming true :P

Skyen February 24, 2010, 5:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #807

wow…thats all I can say

seadogs123 February 24, 2010, 5:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #808

Yes Lucy! Bury your face in Paulo’s man-cleavage!

Gabriel Kaxbe February 24, 2010, 9:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #809

taeshi: Okayyyy, not really understanding the ” I don’t have to prove anything to you” I mean what does she mean by that????? Me and Paulo are just as confused at the last thing she said.

Mezmo February 24, 2010, 10:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #810

xD Paulo’s sweet even though he’s perverted.

Merdragon February 24, 2010, 11:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #811


dark-dragon-rod February 24, 2010, 11:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #812

I love how this page is a blush bonanza :D

EJ February 24, 2010, 1:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #813

and again I just looove the 13th panel XD

aww Paulo~ you trying to be a new rival eh?
they’re both just to cute in this page x3

Lisa February 24, 2010, 2:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #814

Serouisly, what did Lucy mean by the I don’t have to prove anything to you

Mezmo February 24, 2010, 2:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #815

jesus mezmo can’t you think for yourself or at least assume things, you’re lucky I actually care enough to explain confusions, since there are many authors that keep their mouths shut and leave the readers on their own.

Basically Paulo’s “I’m sure I’m wayyy better than you” is him trying to get Lucy to become really competitive because that’s how Lucy gets if Mike acts that way.. like if Mike challenges her to something she’d be all over that.

Obviously Lucy doesn’t have to prove anything to Paulo.. as in prove she’s better. YOU KNOW.

Taeshi February 24, 2010, 3:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #816

And before you panic, no I am not mad at you! I just keep feeling like I have to explain some things away like a coffee falling on the floor or something, when it feels slightly obvious? Otherwise I would fess up to mistakes or something!

Taeshi February 24, 2010, 3:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #817


hannah February 24, 2010, 3:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #818

This page is made out of win.


amber February 24, 2010, 3:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #819

I don’t feel bad for lucy, she’s whoring out to anyone that will offer.

Tom February 24, 2010, 3:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #820

Thanks Taeshi!!! Out of all the Web comic artists it’s litte thing like this that make you my Favorite. :) :) :) !!!!!

Mezmo February 24, 2010, 3:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #821

As much as I dislike Lucy nor do I feel bad for her, I don’t think she’s ‘whoring out to anyone that will offer’. This is PAULO she’s going to, someone who has been a close friend for YEARS. Though I’m “siding” with Mike in this whole situation I can understand her’s and going to try to get comfort from friends is perfectly normal. A big part of comfort is physical stuff(hugs, cuddling, etc) because it releases some growth hormone of something that can help lift up your mood etcetc BLAHBLAH LOL SRS BSNS.
Plus Taeshi has explained I think how shes very dependent on others so, yeah.

I feel so wrong for liking panel 3 :’C

Carma February 24, 2010, 3:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #822

PS: i reallly am helpless some times aren’t i !!! :)

Mezmo February 24, 2010, 3:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #823


Lindsay February 24, 2010, 5:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #824


SuitCase February 24, 2010, 7:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #825

I want to see MikeXLucy not LucyXPaulo >.

Neko February 24, 2010, 8:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #826

Cat Porn! Do it Mrs. Taeshi

Donald Myre Ku February 24, 2010, 8:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #827

What, you think there’s not a secret hentai section on this website already?

SuitCase February 24, 2010, 10:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #828

lol @ sexy time in paulo’s head, i think lucy wants to play a different kind of game today, paulo. it’s kind of like when you play baseball and get a home run, only with a happy ending haha

jmiles February 24, 2010, 10:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #829

i agree with mezmo, you only got started on the internet a few years ago, but all those other webcomics i thought were great at one time are now more of a chore to read after your comic came along, this might sound a bit over the top, but basically it’s pretty much the truth

jmiles February 24, 2010, 11:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #830

[Quote=Taeshi]What, you think there’s not a secret hentai section on this website already?[/Quote]


Soul February 24, 2010, 11:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #831

Jmiles: now that you think about most comics are a chore to read but this one was fun and entertaining, keeping my eyes glued to the pages until I cuaght up. Doing an awesome job Taeshi. :) :) :) :)

Mezmo February 25, 2010, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #832


Taeshi February 25, 2010, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #834

Soupy, where is this secret section? Selling it off shall be my ticket to being able to meet you two again!

Donald Myre Ku February 25, 2010, 12:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #835

Are Paulo’s eyes supposed to be… goofy in the 13th panel?

DavCube February 25, 2010, 12:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #836


Lisa February 25, 2010, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #837

ffff. I’m so PauloxLucy. xD

Zel February 25, 2010, 8:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #838


Xetch February 25, 2010, 9:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #856

Pr0n page? Where?!? =3~~~

Xuncu February 26, 2010, 11:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #2777

Trust me guys it’s actualy relevant and worth cheking out to :D

Annonnymous talks? April 6, 2010, 6:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #2907

@Annon- I don’t trust you one damn bit. Even if it is relevant, I don’t actually want to see any of these characters in that way.

That said, this being the Internet and the subject being of a Furry nature, chances are pretty good you’d find something relevant on a “Certain Furry Image Board.”

waffle911 April 7, 2010, 8:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #5194

Note: Those who are sensitive about “sensitive” things, LEAVE NOW.

WOW geek April 17, 2010, 4:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #5555

I don’t want to know what Paulo was doing in that panel of his imagination. Eew.

Chololate Lover April 18, 2010, 5:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #5667


Kariz April 19, 2010, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #7254

sucks to be him
you know, with a conscience ;p
Just kiddin’…

El Legendario April 22, 2010, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #7747

In the 8th panel, you can just hear his brain turning into popcorn! XD

Solario the Visored April 23, 2010, 9:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #8561

He got a NES oh fire it up.

Notorious_D April 25, 2010, 6:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #9599

if u’d had drawn sweat drops on lucy where paulo had that sex fantisation it would make it more realistic

bored April 28, 2010, 2:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #9600

but then again this is not realistic at all

bored April 28, 2010, 2:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #9601

the plot is actually

bored April 28, 2010, 2:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #9602

not the characters….

bored April 28, 2010, 2:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #9603


bored April 28, 2010, 2:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #18750

I’m surprised more people aren’t commenting about Paulo’ little fantasy in panel 3

MiwAuturu May 9, 2010, 1:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #22789

I’m feeling less and less hatred towards Mike as the comics go on…

Michael May 17, 2010, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #22943

thats strange because i’m feeling more and more hatred towards him

Idiot May 17, 2010, 8:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #30512

I know that I’m normally a fanatical MikexLucy shipper, but I’m not adverse to Paulo hitting it right now for some reason.

Hannibal May 28, 2010, 11:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #37892

“I might be poor, but I got a working Super NES!”

Paulo is now officially my favorite character.

GM June 5, 2010, 12:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #39024

Respect for Paulo for not acting on that little fantasy of his. He’s not as bad as people say…>w> PauloxLucy. X3

Tsukaiz June 7, 2010, 12:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #59470

So, we had to wait 52 and a half chapters to see sum yiffin? Naw just kidding :D
Twas quite a fantasy tho. Didn´t expect to see that. Hot.

Markus July 14, 2010, 3:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #60188

Paulo got owned last panel…..

I feel your pain, Dude T_T

J├Ârgen The Guitar July 16, 2010, 3:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #63870

….. (playing super nintendo ) i bet im better than both of them

stranger July 25, 2010, 1:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #67550

don,t get the 3rth panel in the edge photo

j the fourth July 30, 2010, 12:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #69132

4th to last panel lol, love his expression.

Lake August 3, 2010, 3:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #69658

It’s just Lucy, Taeshi.
Also, good attempt, but I’m not sure it’s going to work Paulo. I think she’s smiling at your attempt to cheer her up.

Skykitsune August 4, 2010, 5:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #70135

I love how at the last panel he’s like ” .__. Well that didn’t work.”

Skygaze August 5, 2010, 3:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #83094

Awkward situation is awkward.

Lax August 28, 2010, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #83675

Buh…must…keep…blood in head. STOP FLOWING DOWN, BLOOD. STOP IT.

Tama August 29, 2010, 12:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #87523

ooooh ho ho ho
still sounds like a challenge.

Spiffy September 7, 2010, 11:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #97256

I think I just got the meaning of the title!
(Everyone else beats me to death for STATING THE OBVIOUS)

Also, you probably play “Cry” by James Blunt now. It would be sooooo appropriate.

Luke September 28, 2010, 6:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #99473

Let’s just hope this doesn’t go somewhere awkward and full of failed friendships.

Evan October 2, 2010, 10:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #104545

Having a Super Nes Makes him the richest man in the world

IK October 13, 2010, 4:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #105119

I’m with you IK!


TheNightRider October 13, 2010, 11:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #109042

…I has a real, working Super Nintendo… And a real, not-so-working NES… Does that means I wins?

RuBoo October 21, 2010, 10:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #110140

you can practically see his thermal expansion

lvl21 October 23, 2010, 10:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #124379

ahahaha 3d pannle

wolfy November 12, 2010, 5:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #128829


SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 3:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #134318

Lucy is number one favorite character now

Meleeman November 26, 2010, 11:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #137691

Paulo hasn’t changed! hallelugha! no more paulo-etic drama

Uncle Bob December 20, 2010, 7:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #138085

WOOT!!!!! SNES!!!! bye i gonna go play Super Mario Bros. 3 On my SNES now!

Ash & Pikachu December 22, 2010, 10:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #138772

Paulo is having unclean thoughts! Hang him by his unclean hands!

TheSandMan961 December 24, 2010, 9:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #138936

whoa dude this is the chance that paulo is waiting for

Davis December 26, 2010, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #141410

Paulo isn’t a scumbag. He wants his Lucy not desperate just to get her. :/

Hoheh January 11, 2011, 3:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #143422

and i repeat: REBOUND!

TheShadowMonster January 23, 2011, 1:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #147082

Frigin love Paulo, he’s a genius. And out of all the characters I’m most like him. Love your comic

Rooselee February 12, 2011, 5:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #147688

PFFFFHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! sorry had to laugh for no reason cuz Thats what she said :3

Phazon February 15, 2011, 8:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #162027

It’s just Lucy

? May 19, 2011, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #162564

The Super Nintendo is one of my favorite video game consoles! I’d freaking love to play Super Mario World or something with Paulo! :D

I love Paulo’s attempts at making Lucy feel better. That fact that she doesn’t have anything to prove to Paulo…It’s great dialog and great character behavior. I love it. This very well might be my favorite chapter…

Panel 3: My favorite. If only, if only…

NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 21, 2011, 12:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #163678

the hell paulo?!

lov/hurt May 27, 2011, 1:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #164789

*Small Spoiler Alert* Ya think Paulo would LIKE what she did,u know! because of what he was thinkin in panel 3! ;) (Read mah name!)

No,he didint like it. June 1, 2011, 1:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #169195

Its getting hot in here (so hot!)
So take off all your clothes!

Ciclopotis June 26, 2011, 9:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #174540

…you know, i hate you for continuing this lucy+paulo ****.

you said it was over, and not gonna go any further, i thought?!

Thanatos July 27, 2011, 9:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #177408

I am calling ******** on this page. No one can pass up the chance to play the SNES.

OFN-41 August 17, 2011, 4:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #185067

I’m the world champ you know, I bet you can’t beat me! *squee*

toast October 11, 2011, 5:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #185103

I love how he reacts XD

Ashshadow October 11, 2011, 4:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #186548

Haha, Lucy’s competitive nature sure comes in handy sometimes. :)

Flara October 22, 2011, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #196168

imygoshhehasaSuperNintendoEntertainmentSystemhesof ficially
TRANSLATION:oh my gosh he has a Super Entertainment System he’s officially awsome!!!

The awsome one December 3, 2011, 11:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #203950

okay, so new problems…..same old damn paulo XD

mad hatter December 30, 2011, 6:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #207853

two diff parts of me said diff things prt me 1 : pluo u retarded f**** ******. ***** how could u th

shaze February 4, 2012, 10:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #207855

two diff parts of me said diff things at panel 3. prt me 1 : pluo u retarded f**** ******. ***** how could u think of that ??
prt me two : lawlzlollol I hope some one atta make a hentai vision. :D
prt one : shut the **** up no ones Gona make any hentai u pervert .
prt two : aw.. cmon I no u want it plus wer in da same brain :P so calling me a perv is equal to calling ur self a perv :P
prt one : GOD some one pls cut me in half TT-TT

shaze February 4, 2012, 10:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #207903

Dont foxes get b0n3rs? xD

Gabbawocke February 4, 2012, 10:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #214270

Super NES? Wow

X-Fox97 April 13, 2012, 2:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #215350

Paulo may act like a jerk and a perv but he knows when to drop that and be supportive to someone. i admire that about him.

i don't know April 28, 2012, 10:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #224619

At first i thought paulo pushed lucy away because he got a (comment blocked)
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Lloyd August 6, 2012, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #231072

Paulo - the loveable hug buddy who is always fun and games.

izzy da freako October 10, 2012, 8:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #231259

Lucy is truely the badguy because right when mike says no she goes to the next guy what a bitch. :nope:

Maria October 14, 2012, 5:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #233965

Lucy is back. :-)

D.Durand December 10, 2012, 7:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #234268

I love how you give their tails expressions! Or expression-like.

S.Chambers December 15, 2012, 10:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #238150

Im ashamed to be of the same gender as you Paulo
And why do guys have to think with there small head so much anyways?

Bell_the_gaomon February 3, 2013, 1:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #252735

Panel 3 is nice. But panel 6 scares the heck out of me! What the heck is going on inside Lucy? Is she really “setting Paulo up” to be Mike’s “replacement”?
The last few panels also frighten me.
My first comment here! It won’t be my last, I’m a very opinionated kind of 5Cats ;)

5Cats July 8, 2013, 6:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #281500

A Super NES? He should have the Genesis, it has Crusader of Centy! That is all.

Kra'ul Sheykhon May 24, 2014, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #282653

poor paulo

see what I did there *slapped*

hidden lol June 17, 2014, 10:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #292274

Paulo r u srs?

MOMGETDACAMERA January 11, 2015, 9:22 AM EST.

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