AX, July 5–8

Intermission: Turning Tides, page posted 9/3/12

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Turning Tides — Page 1
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Author commentary

Veronica: This is a silly little chapter called “Turning Tides” and it was drawn more recently than the chapters surrounding it, as a part of the reorganisation we did for Volume Two. This time it’s in the coloured style, to match the only other intermission that’ll appear in Volume Two (Sensible Precautions).

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Comment ID #227035

What.. What is.. This has to be a flashback. Yeah, its a flashback. There’s no other possability. (EDIT: No derp its a flashback. I really should make a habit of reading Taeshi’s comments before commenting myself… :/ )

So um.. Water fight.. yeah… Thats a great idea.. Realllly great idea.

Also back to the origional color scheme I see… Thats nice, I was missing all the super bright primary colors…


Not really much else to point out really.. We will all just have to wait until wednesday to make a more detailed and untimately useless analysis of this. :smirk:

Tom-the-Foxey September 3, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227036


I do want to see it o3o

Kris September 3, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #227037

mike and lucy are still hanging out?

…oh and i just realised this was in the past, derp

HalfBreed September 3, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #227038

This has trouble written all over it :/. I have a feeling this occurred before all the recent angst. Wait this seems oddly familiar oh yeah it reminds me of a picture on candybooru with mike, abbey, and paulo vs. sandy, daisy and lucy in a watergun fight(sorry i haven’t learned how to do links to pages i haven’t seen in months. Mike and sandy had the most fun but i doubt that will happen here since sandy is back home.

supertails19 September 3, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #227039

Does Lucy always look so annoyed when she’s around mike?

Frodomann1 September 3, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #227040

Dat Gun…

Ace September 3, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #227041

I share Daisy’s fear of water pistols. Even in my swim shorts i still ran like hell from anyone armed with brightly colored VERY cold liquid shooters.

The coldness. It haunts me so…

ultimateZ September 3, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #227042


Sahchan September 3, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #227043

I get a feeling this is going to be about the relationship between Abby and Daisy (since the last one was about Jazz and Paulo). I love Paulo’s little golden squirt gun. It’s hilarious, yet…how shall I put it, intimidating all the same? Mike and Lucy making a cameo…I’m sure the majority of the fan base likes.

Good Times September 3, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #227044


LuckyCat September 3, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #227045

Holy god mike and lucy together ehrmergerd i wish this wasn’t a flashback or any other thing other than current time but it is…. ) :

Wolf128 September 3, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #227046

Welp, I knew idiots would think Mike and Lucy are still hanging out. Regardless of the description, its not winter or Mike STILL WEARING HIS STRIPED SCARF! Morons.

Leo-Inu September 3, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #227047


Batman September 3, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #227048

Sadly enough, something about Mike and Lucy walking through the park together just looks so… Right.

Sad that things are the way they are.

Zero September 3, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #227049


Robin September 3, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #227050

This reminds me of a purple chicken on meth.

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #227051

Lol, Robin, you got beaten to death by the joker with a crowbar.

Nightwing September 3, 2012, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #227052

what happened to paulo’s wrist

Makara September 3, 2012, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #227053

Irrational fears…
Mine’s of crane flies, you know, those icky bugs that look like a combination harvestman and mosquito? So, yes, I can understand Daisy’s problem, because that’s exactly how I react whenever one of those things comes within 5 feet of me.

Neospector September 3, 2012, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #227054

Is Daisy hydrophobic as well, or is she just nervous about being around Abby, considering this is before they ‘hook up’.
Or, it could be after. I’m to lazy to check.
Curtisimo - has aces in spades!

Curtisimo September 3, 2012, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #227055

I was shocked to see Lucy with Mike until seeing the scarf XD

Otto September 3, 2012, 12:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #227061


You are Drunk. :P

Tom-the-Foxey September 3, 2012, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #227062

This is a very COOL…… DAMN IT!!, what are they called?? What did u say Kankri? Oh…. This a very cool comic, at least that what’s Kankri said. GAMER GIRLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! GIRLS RULE, BOYS DROOL!!!! :-)

Latula Pyrope September 3, 2012, 12:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #227063


Because drunk people get on the computer and comment on web comments.. Yes, I’m TOTALLY drunk -.- genius..

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 12:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #227064


And perfectly sane people comment on a comic such as this with “This reminds me of a purple chicken on meth.” ;)

Tom-the-Foxey September 3, 2012, 12:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #227065

And thus, the old adage is followed:
hilarity ensued.

CynicaIdealist September 3, 2012, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #227066 IT SO COOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL :love: :love:

Latula Pyrope September 3, 2012, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #227067

Oh the good old days :)

Midstrike September 3, 2012, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #227068


Maybe I let my mental brother comment on what he thought of the page.

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #227069

Paulo’s stance and hold on his gun are perfect. It’s just like I was taught in tactical training class.

chad September 3, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #227070

Mmm. This is a nice page. Nostalgic. The art is as stellar as always.

StushiJaguar September 3, 2012, 12:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #227071


Why would a mentally derranged individual know anything about purple colored druggie chickens? :question:

Tom-the-Foxey September 3, 2012, 12:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #227072


So now you’re making fun of my mentally challenged brother,eh? Oh, you’re REAL TOUGH. Picking on mentally challenged kids.. Sheesh… *******..

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #227073


SInce your becoming unnessasarialy angry at my responces, and this has nothing to do with the talking cats, This chain is over.

:O Also good job keeping the website kid-friendly!

Tom-the-Foxey September 3, 2012, 12:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #227074


Oh really? Being a bit protective of my younger brother is bad? And you do realise just how many non-kid-friendly undertones and subplots there are in this comic?

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #227075


While that is indeed true, it is still coming from someone who is currently whining on the comment section of a cat comic over something that would only be interpreted as an insust by someone that was looking for a fight. :nope:

So chill out, drop the attitude, and enjoy the website like the rest of us.

Tom-the-Foxey September 3, 2012, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #227076


Subaru September 3, 2012, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #227078


You’re right, I’m sorry, it’s just he had a hard year.. Poor guy :’( he literally got the crap beat out of him this past week.. Besides that, there’s some videos I want you to watch..

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #227079

Welp off to reread again

Dragnite September 3, 2012, 1:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #227080


They might help you understand my situation

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 1:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #227081


That has absolutely no connection to the conversation we were having, so I’m going to assume that your just randomly throwing stuff at me because you no longer have anything decent to reciprocate with.

Therefore, this is truly over, and I will no longer be responding to what is just becoming absurdity. :/

Tom-the-Foxey September 3, 2012, 1:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #227083


Actually it does, you just can’t grasp it. And on not responding, that’s fine with me, I couldn’t care less, but I do have one last question… Why so serious?

Nobody. September 3, 2012, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #227085

LOL No wonder Mike and Lucy are together on that chapter. :P

Aubi September 3, 2012, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #227086

Don’t even have to read tashi’s comment to know its a flashback mikes scarf.

Slenderman September 3, 2012, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #227092

We’re going back

Arto September 3, 2012, 2:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #227099

This sorta reminds me of doped out blue chickens, for some reason. Not sure why.

Heres to Frizzy Daisy!

Aspear September 3, 2012, 2:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #227100


Furblur September 3, 2012, 2:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #227104

Wait so Lucy has gotten over her wangst and is talking to Mike again?… that was quick.

SteelWings September 3, 2012, 2:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #227105

this is in the past because like what slenderman said mike has his old scarf

Aris September 3, 2012, 3:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227106

Oh man, Daisy is so self-conscious about that frizzy fur of hers.

It’s cute.

Dr. Moron September 3, 2012, 3:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #227107

Woo it’s David!
I am also in wonder if the others have guns too.

Dragon September 3, 2012, 3:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #227108

Awww yeah coloured style

wr3h September 3, 2012, 3:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #227111

Daisy’s face looks like some character in Super Mario in that black and white panel.

YLZ (read as yolls) September 3, 2012, 4:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #227113

Mike and LUCY.
Next to each other.
Not in a fight.

Wolftail September 3, 2012, 5:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #227114

Look at abbey he has no idea how daisy filles about her fur getting wet but I think hill find out soon.

Blue fox September 3, 2012, 5:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #227120


mustache September 3, 2012, 7:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #227138

OH MY GOD MIKE’S HANGING OUT WITH LUCY AGAIN HELL YES! :) :DI’m in utter bliss right now. 8-D

youill1 September 3, 2012, 8:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227152

Love this kind of BCB, I miss the old days, but I guess we all have to grow up sometime….. Better enjoy this short while I can :)

foreveryoung5 September 3, 2012, 8:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #227162

Poor Daisy, her fur will curl! I like Paulo’s enthusiasm.

But, wait… If this is just before Back and Forth, that would place it after Unrequited, Another Shoulder, and Casting Call. Wasn’t Mike already tired of Lucy depending on him and beginning to distance himself at that point? The idea that they would be hanging out in a park together, the way they used to, after Lucy confessed and the two began fighting all the time seems unlikely to me. Then again, I’m not the creator of the comic.

Good job as always, Taeshi!

Mattaki September 3, 2012, 9:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #227171

If it is going to be before Back and Forth then why is Mike and Lucy walking togeather? That I don’t understand because at this point there at a distance in their friendship, I guess they sort of came around or something like that, I’m not entirely sure. On a side note, this reminds me of a fan comic on candybooru but it involved Sandy in it. I could call that a coincidence if I knew when that was posted, but oh well.

Starkeyblade September 3, 2012, 10:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #227172

This reminds me of a troll and and someone who’s either a better troll or an idiot.
Curtisimo - golden spoon, WOO!

Curtisimo September 3, 2012, 10:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #227173

Why did Taeshi have to torment us with pictures of happy Lucy?

Maverick September 3, 2012, 10:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #227188

Since Mike is hanging with Lucy had has his hogwarts scarf, this is flash back… duh

My question is how far back…
This is going to get interesting,
LOL Daisy running for her life(my gut hurts)!

Someone September 3, 2012, 12:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #227199

No! It’s the scarf come back to haunt me *shudder* WHY?!

Kenshin September 3, 2012, 2:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #227221

Hmmm.. I wonder if Daisy and Abby where together at this time. I hope not XD.

Firefly September 3, 2012, 4:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #227235

I’ve just realized how (relationship-wise) my life is sort of like this comic. If you mess around with the character order and gender, at least. If you put Lucy in the long-distance relationship, you get my girlfriend. That makes me like Sandy, except a guy. She also knows a guy that I’ve noticed acts like Mike, and she’s been interested in before…

Dragnite September 3, 2012, 7:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #227245

Water fight bring it on!!!!!!! :love: i also was surprised to see lucy and mike walking together, :question: then i also saw the scarf 8-D this should be interesting :O

ConsiderItDolphin September 3, 2012, 9:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #227247

lol The comidy of this page is just perfect ;)

JustSomeCritic September 3, 2012, 11:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #227248

Also one of Daisys best moments ever XD

JustSomeCritic September 3, 2012, 11:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #227260

Awww, yes! I love water fights! I wish I was friends with Paulo.

Jupi September 4, 2012, 1:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #227269

Wait a minute, won’t a water fight “expose” them if they get shot in the right places? AIM FOR HER CHEST PAULO!!! 8-D

Db6 September 4, 2012, 3:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #227270

Daisy knows not hug Lucy, or else ”THWACK”

ComicGuy September 4, 2012, 4:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #227319

Hm… I thought we were going back to “The Drama” o3o
But comedyyyy :D

John the Pro September 4, 2012, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #227342

Ooh pretty colors. I’m Commander Shepard, and this is my favorite color scheme on the citadel

Commander Shep September 4, 2012, 10:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #227343

@ nobody kiss my ******* u dumb **** in fox’s defence

Mr nice September 4, 2012, 10:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #227524

whats with the way paulo’s holding the watergun? its so…messed up

nyan September 6, 2012, 2:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #227835

This will always be my favorite BCB art style……….until, of course, they make holograms for it….

Stevum September 9, 2012, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #231489

Ya gotta love Daisy and her crazy little antics =^3^=

Kitson October 18, 2012, 8:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #244132

@Good Times
at my old school at the end-of-year watergun/balloon fest there was a bunch of kids that got their ammo from the ice water bubblers
:T I may or may not have been in that group. XD

Zedetta April 28, 2013, 8:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #253028

Didn’t this used to be Goodbye ****** the Dog? Is that thing still available anywhere?

CW July 9, 2013, 3:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #284473

**** Y—- oh wait i have nothing wrong with this page
*scroll’s down*

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 28, 2014, 4:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #285194

A “Dark” Problem part 6:
Katbox: we’ve been walking around for so long where are thay
Me: dont know hopefully the dark hasn’t caught on yet
Katbox: yeah other werd’s we’d be screw
Katbox: yeah…..Listen um h~~~
*yelling from daisy*
Me: quick we must move
Katbox: yeah *softly saying* i guess it can wait
Me: stop give me your bow
Katbox: k
Me: now let’s see what’s happening
*see’s the water fight*
Me: oh
*abbey see’s Temp But not the bow*
Me: um hi
*rage in abbey’s eye’s*
abbey: why are you stalking us?
Me: well um…..SMOKE BOMB
*Temp drop’s smoke bomb & run’s*
Me: whew that was close wans’t it
*turn’s head & is now staring down a barrel of a sielanced gun that the D.A.R.K use*
D.A.R.K opertive: Look’s like we have started Turning Tides.
Me: wait where’s~
To be continued

TemplarArchon_Hunter August 11, 2014, 10:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #298357

this page is awsome, ya should make more colored pages 8-D

Korey May 1, 2015, 12:47 PM EST.

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