Intermission: Turning Tides, page posted 9/7/12

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Comment ID #227573

He Gon’ Die! Also, I love how Paulo’s expression doesn’t change when he sprays her. Kind of like that ‘Oh ****’ moment between when you do something stupid and when you realize you’ve done something stupid.
Secondly, Lucy’s water gun has miraculously changed color! And we must not forget the fact that a gun that small could not hold that much water.
Either way, when you really think about it, Paulo is probably the last person you’d ever want to be alone with.

Nikita September 7, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227574


… He’s enjoying every second of that

Zany September 7, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227575

Yeah… Paulo… did you really think everything would turn out exactly how you wanted it? Especially since we’re talking about Lucy here..? Jeez… I don’t know what I expected honestly… but hey, this is bloody hilarious. I wouldn’t, and didn’t see it coming.


Tom-the-Foxey September 7, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227576

owned i just knew his plan was going to backfire what i didn’t expect was him asking Lucy if this was okay with her (-.-) Why yes Paulo she is going to be happy that you sprayed her in the face with water. Also i like david’s comment one day it will be true

supertails19 September 7, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227577

That was sooooooooooo obvious from the very start of the second page!

Heh I just noticed it could been even tied to the second page of this actual chapter, not only of this 3 page mini story, Paulo was talking about water and got one (baseball bop) right to the lips, what happens here? Paulo was talking about water and gets it right in the face/mouth AGAIN!

Ratze September 7, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227578

For Lucy, there’s no kill like overkill.

OffTheGrid September 7, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227579


derrrr September 7, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #227580

Daisy is such a Pu$$y[Cat]!

Dawnbringer September 7, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #227581

That made my day

Order_66 September 7, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #227582

Lately I’ve been getting on here at exactly 12:00 AM because I have nothing to do and I love Bittersweet Candy Bowl c: But then the days following until the next update I’m bummed out and find myself looking into the details of your work. I love BCB c: Keep it up Taeshi!

Kazu September 7, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #227583

So. Scared . Guess what it is…… I played a scary game FEAR

Mr nice September 7, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #227584

At first I thought the lips were a bone, or something. Also, Lucy is cured, David is right. Hurrah, jubilant times are ahead. Wait… no, this is supposed to be drama filled. Trying times are ahead, and we all love it.

The Real Lee September 7, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #227585

@nikita I missed u . Staying up to midnight like u normally do

Mr nice September 7, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #227590


Eye-man September 7, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #227591

Lucy happned

Mr nice September 7, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #227593

@ Mr. Nice
Actually, it’s 10:00 here. Also, I didn’t really feel there was much to input on the previous two pages. Either way, I still stayed up for the updates, it is a great comic.

Nikita September 7, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #227594

Ehehe, I love anime comedy expressions. :love: Always so funny.
Ehehe…Paulo looks like a kissing fish. :D

Neospector September 7, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #227596

Still thirsty, Paulo?

Lo September 7, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #227597

Paulo.. You really should’ve seen that coming. Lucy’s a tough cookie! She won’t let a measly squirt of water dampen her mood! (hurr hurr) And David…
never mind. XD

HimbeCat379 September 7, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #227598

oh Lucy’s face in pannels 5 6 and 7. Classic.

“Police were baffled today when they discovered the body of a young man who had drowned with no open sources of water anywhere within the vicinity”

Cyph September 7, 2012, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #227602

This is why I love Lucy ;)

Julka September 7, 2012, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #227603

Boom, headshot.
And, if you use basic logic, this just makes sense. What, does she not take showers?
… Although in a world where everything’s a cat, they might just lick themselves clean.

Anthromorph logic is confusing.
Curtisimo - yes, me worry

Curtisimo September 7, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #227606

Well, Paulo, careful. Don’t let Lucy bust a gut now, ‘cause to comic would be boring without you XD.

Subaru September 7, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #227607

Dear god, it’s the expressions I love…

CynicaIdealist September 7, 2012, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #227609

@Curtisimo: They actually do take showers I know Mike and Sandy take showers. Sorry that i don’t remember the actual page numbers right now but i’m exhausted and need to get some sleep now good night.

supertails19 September 7, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #227610

Lets go David!!!! 8-D

Jirky-Kake September 7, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #227611

Squirt gun went from white to purple. Must be powered like a mood ring. 8-D
Love this page, a totally classic BCB feel to it.

Fenfir September 7, 2012, 12:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #227613

Paulo, you kinda deserved that XD

Frodomann1 September 7, 2012, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #227614

Just noticed something. Way to go Taeshi, beaten your Kickstarter goal by 21%. This comic must either be very popular, have wealthy fans or a combination of the two. Also, in the project description, it says ‘Rubberized Jessicas’. Just felt the need to throw that out there.

Nikita September 7, 2012, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #227617

Myth: Lucy’s hydrophobia will act up if she gets sprayed by a squirt gun.
The events that follow after panel four prove in a painful and hilarious way that this myth is busted!
This myth busting brought to you by David (who is happy to see Lucy get soaked).

RetroJack September 7, 2012, 12:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #227618

Oh wow that’s priceless and awsome
Paulo got his a** handed to him

Shoop-a-doop September 7, 2012, 12:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #227623

Ahhhh, there’s the Lucy.

Slenderman September 7, 2012, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #227624


Lmfao best comment of the night.

Yaschiri September 7, 2012, 1:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #227625

Stay thirsty my friends

Anthony_frost September 7, 2012, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #227626

(GASP!) New chapter starts Monday! 8-D

Nick September 7, 2012, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #227627

BTW click this link if you want to hear a new song by Matchbox 20 that I think describes Lucy. 8-) 8WLa6umgdw&feature=player_detailpage

Nick September 7, 2012, 1:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #227629

Yeah, that’s real hot, isn’t it, Paulo? You know what they say, turnabout is fair play.

StushiJaguar September 7, 2012, 2:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #227630

Hahaha, oh man!
Considering where (when) this chapter is placed, Lucy was already in the mood for some free ultra violence, pis sing her off on top of that was one lousy mistake!
Also the squirt gun clearly turned purple because of the force Lucy is pulling the trigger with! XD

Cavara September 7, 2012, 2:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #227634


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

Comment ID #227642

lucy’s gun changed colors… why? it was white, now it is purple.

if it turned pink or blue, it would atleast still fit, going with her bow or eyes, respectively… but purple?

also, why does so much water come out of that kind of water gun? even those “super soakers” don’t shoot nearly that much out.

what the hell did she do to his face? did she grab his lips? what’s with the obviously loud “crunch”, then?

or did she somehow crush his jaw bone in her grip?

too many questions surrounding this page…

i don’t even understand her “revenge”, squirting water into his mouth? yeah, i’m sure drinking water is truly painful for him… he’ll never recover from it. :/

Thanatos September 7, 2012, 4:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #227643

Ha Ha Ha! Oh that’s definatly how Lucy would react!

And David’s as blank as ever XD.

DeathofInk September 7, 2012, 4:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #227644

I wish things backfire against Paulo more times.

Knux-the-Killer September 7, 2012, 4:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #227645

For all we know, that water gun she has is Daisy’s gun. She stuffed Paulo’s face full with the first one and using Daisy’s to get the job done. xD

Nanai September 7, 2012, 4:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #227649

This actually made me chuckle. XD

Syrus September 7, 2012, 5:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #227652

Second page of the colored comic, panel 5 she has a white gun, last page, last panel she has a purple gun ;o

Mr.Man September 7, 2012, 6:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #227653


Midstrike September 7, 2012, 6:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #227654

Sooo why is the gun purple? Seriously why is the gun purple? Does Lucy has another gun that’s loaded? I mean did she take the gun and change it to purple with her “magical cat ****?”. Come on Taeshi I can understand life can be hard but make the colors right! /)_- oi next they’ll make mike’s new scarf he gotten from Sandy back into yellow and white or whatever color that is.

Casshern September 7, 2012, 7:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #227655

That ‘hey Lucy’ panel should be a banner or something, it’s very cute and clean. Then it could blink to her drowning him. It’d be more fun then the usual angsty ones I always see.

Namonaki September 7, 2012, 7:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #227656

I knew this was gonna happen… XD

Ronyle143 September 7, 2012, 8:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #227657

awesome lucy kill him. ;) I also hate being sprayed with water maks my hair frizzy :nope:

Robyn September 7, 2012, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #227658

That’s incredibly brutal of Lucy, actually. Just imagine if that were a real gun.

Sick September 7, 2012, 8:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #227659

I lost it when I saw Daisy behide the tree, all scared.
I knew Lucy was gonna do something like that when he sprayed water on her.
I love how David came out though. Great job~!

SamTheKitty September 7, 2012, 8:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #227660

TAKE THAT IT’S A…. a….. uh…….

…… dog bone?

Huh? September 7, 2012, 9:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #227661

I LIKE THIS STYLE SO MUCH BETTER THAN THE NEW STYLE. However I see how the new watercolor style was better for December because of all of the “Lucy with no eyes” panels.

Taeshi please bring this style back :D

Ventus September 7, 2012, 9:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #227669

Damn Paulo you got seeerved.

Wr3h September 7, 2012, 12:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #227673

@Curtisimo(again): They do take showers Mike in Chapter 52: Unrequited page 1 and Sandy in Chapter 58: To The Top page 1. Also, this page shows Lucy could handle taking a shower. Sorry for keeping you waiting for 13 hours but like i mentioned last night i was exhausted and since i don’t know how to put up links yet i guess you’ll have to go to archives like the many BCB fans that have bad memory like me(-.-).

@Nikita(first comment): i find it funny that you say Paulo is the last person anybody would want left alone with yet he was the first person Lucy went to and wanted to be alone with(sure she was hysterical but have to admit it kind of contradicts your statement) sorry:(.

supertails19 September 7, 2012, 1:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #227674

And thats how paulo lerned his lesson.

Blue fox September 7, 2012, 1:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #227680

You just got owned son, plus you would be aware that Lucy could get ticked off for pulling a stunt like that. The panel where Lucy grabs Paulo’s mouth just looks too weird for the rest of this art style. I would of recommended she put the water gun in his mouth before he finished talking and then own him at the second to last panel. Well, that was a good short chapter to read.

Starkeyblade September 7, 2012, 2:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #227681

What a bitch! Not to mention a really poor loser. Don’t play if you don’t want to play, but losing doesn’t give you the right to physically abuse others.

DNTME September 7, 2012, 3:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #227682

I geuss she just hates swiming in water

lov/hurt/hate September 7, 2012, 3:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #227685

It kept getting better and better, but this tops the other 2 XD
Screw getting bitched slapped this is worst XD
note to self: never come at Lucy with water PERIOD!

Someone September 7, 2012, 4:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #227690

And Paulo’s on board the fail-boat again XD

Chocothunda September 7, 2012, 6:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #227710

Hmm, now that I think of it. Either way, Paulo just strikes me as the kind of guy who would prank you pretty bad if you were a boy and alone with him. And if you were a girl… Well I can’t imagine he’d go that far but I can still imagine it would be awfully uncomfortable.

Nikita September 7, 2012, 9:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #227712

It’s awesome seeing everything back to what it used to be, unfortunately good flashbacks never last long ._.

Commander Shep September 7, 2012, 9:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #227717

Paulo’s face in the first panel reminds me of Inuyasha :D

nyah September 7, 2012, 10:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #227722

Heh, those morons, yet david is the biggest moron of all.

Otter guy September 7, 2012, 11:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #227725

HAHAHAHAHA brilliant

Knuc September 8, 2012, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #227726

We all saw it comin’ a mile away. But it was just totally, absolutely AWESOME when it happened! XD

Jessica U. Ingmann September 8, 2012, 2:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #227749

PauloxLucy ♥

Suzume September 8, 2012, 9:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #227758

Wasn’t her water gun white in the last page? Why is it purple?

Leo-Inu September 8, 2012, 12:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #227764

“lucy wet would be pretty ho-”
jeesus paulo
not cool

like a boss September 8, 2012, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #227765

Aaahhhhh, I was beginning to miss the digital stuff~

I love how you go back and forth between the two, Tae, it’s always so refreshinggg.

And it’s so nice to be back in the good ‘ol days before the Mike melodrama. I love seeing them all interacting with each other as friends again… Oh, sweet nostalgia..

Anyhow, I love this, but I can’t wait to see some story progression in here soon QuQ

Rii September 8, 2012, 2:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #227797

Orange water gun or purple water gun? Just a little mistake.
I think i forgot something…
Edit: ah i know, this is mike’s scarf…..

French fan September 8, 2012, 7:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #227811

Something big and hard going off, squirting liquid deep into the mouth.
HEY PAULO; SEEM FAMILIAR!?! [img] cheerilee.png[/img]

Xu-kitty September 8, 2012, 8:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #227827

Lol, no she’s not. XD

Firefly September 8, 2012, 11:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #227897

Yay! David’s back 8-D

Emi September 9, 2012, 1:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #227911

Well that only took about 12 hours minus sleep. I’m getting too good at archive runs. Now comes the boring part…waiting for updates like everyone else. Feel like a time traveler sitting at a bus stop.

justdriftin September 9, 2012, 5:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #227924

:( oh nooooooo!!!!!! I caught up with the comic!!!!

pauloxlucy September 9, 2012, 7:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #229155

No David shes not cured,shes mad!

nozan September 24, 2012, 6:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #231490

for a second i thought she smashed a bone into Paulo’s mouth, and then i saw that it was his lips ^^;

Kitson October 18, 2012, 8:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #237414

8-) Mad Lucy Are u sure ur still thirsty Paulo?- 8-D - i told ya it wouldn’t be a good idea.

Unknown Name January 25, 2013, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #237415

8-) -i have bone lips babe. Mad Lucy - no u don’t Paulo!

Unknown Name January 25, 2013, 3:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #237416

Mad Lucy D:- what’d i do? i wasn’t even in this chapter, y am i here?

Unknown Name January 25, 2013, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #237417

Furious Abbey- Wait who r u anyways? :-*- u don’t kno? i will never tell u Abbey! ;_;- y r u following me stranger?

Unknown Name January 25, 2013, 3:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #237419

I don’t kno wat i’m doing anymore :unsure: Mad Lucy - ur denying my luv 4 u Michael? U really r obsessed with her! :D

Unknown Name January 25, 2013, 3:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #237420

Wait, is Daisy afraid of water? ;_; - Wahhnn! Don’t say things like that!
But u were hiding behing a tree, were u not? Mad Lucy - Leave her alone Unknown Name!

Unknown Name January 25, 2013, 3:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #237422

Me:Wait, is Daisy afraid of water?
;_; - Wahhnn! Don’t say things like that!
Me:But u were hiding behind a tree.
Mad Lucy - Leave her alone stranger!

Unknown Name January 25, 2013, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #262399

*dies laughing*… im alive again? *looks at some of the puns in the comments* uh… ahahahah! *dies again*

robert October 18, 2013, 12:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #282660

At first Paulo thought he could do this easily

Then he remembered

His life’s not /that/ easy

hidden lol June 17, 2014, 11:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #284474

hahahhahhahahahhahahahhahahahhahahahhahahahhahahah hahahahhahaha
Here lie TemplarArchon_hunter *died from lack of oxygen*

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 28, 2014, 4:46 PM EST.

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