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Veronica: I wonder how many fine, educated people can tell what Mike is meant to be reading. In other news SUE WHAT ARE YOU PLANNING

i swear if you go cliche on us

i swear

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Comment ID #2223

I’m pretty sure thats Death of a Salesman. Coincidentally had the play right next to me on my desk, since I’ve been doing schoolwork on it.

Oath March 31, 2010, 2:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #2224

:C Oh, Sue~

SereneHeaven March 31, 2010, 3:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #2225

Sue what are you doinggg? ;_;

Milly March 31, 2010, 3:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #2226

Me thinks it could be a ploy of some kind but I tend to over think things. I bet you all five bucks it’s something.

nemo rex rgis March 31, 2010, 4:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #2227

well its obviously something. He screwed up badly, and I think that it was somewhat clear from the last few coimics that Sue has been trying to get them all to come and try, even if she doesn’t know if they can act. I swear though, if she manages to stir up any more angst then I will be kinda disappointed in her intelligence.

Darkdrake March 31, 2010, 5:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #2228

I got a feeling of that it’d barely be any new minor characters introduced within this play. Just a feeling tho.

I can’t stop this feeling
Deep inside of me

Megaket got this feeling March 31, 2010, 5:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #2229 smelling rotted fish.
Is her playing a romeu and juliet’s rule with Mike and Lucy or what?

Ana (aka Knux-the-Killer) March 31, 2010, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #2230

what is sue getting at....does she have something planned to make the lead female role lucy or someting? >w>

seadogs123 March 31, 2010, 5:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #2231

Question: Who’s in charge of the Play:
Sue (because she selfishly decides to give Mike the Lead even though others were better) or the other Girl?

Namorax March 31, 2010, 6:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #2232

it looks like all three of them are somewhat in charge.The other girl was trying to get them to all come to an agreement. Sue just seems to have made a final call that the rest are not happy with.

I am also praying that sue is smarter then trying to set up Mike and Lucy. It would actually be pretty dang mean.

Darkdrake March 31, 2010, 6:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #2233

Is Mike popular again?
If all this happened before Paulo called Mike a cheater (we all know how much Mike was hated after that^^), then we could have seen all the girls trying to get the female lead.

So... is he popular again? Can we expect to see lots of girls trying to get the female lead?

Namorax March 31, 2010, 6:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #2234

Well that bit of events was back in freshman year, so to some extent he should be popular again. Maybe not as much as before, but quite a sight to behold for the new freshmens.

Ved of Flames March 31, 2010, 7:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #2235

Ana: How can the play be Romeo and Juliet when Sue.. umm.. wrote the play herself?

you know that would be plagiarism

Taeshi March 31, 2010, 7:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #2236

Who knows, Taeshi? (well, besides you) Maybe she made it into some kinda thing like...Roa-Meo and Jull-iot in Space! Yeah...

Space! March 31, 2010, 7:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #2237

@Namorax, how do you know the other people were better, you didn’t even see there audition! plus michael was obviously playing an older guy in the play, so maybe sue thought he was was perfect becuase he was forgeting everything... (like an old person)

I’m not crapping out on sue yet, she’s been smart all this time.
Plus she wouldn’t do something stupid like to put them togaether in the play.
(ihope) because everyone knows that it would prolly make eveything worse.

I don't hate you March 31, 2010, 7:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #2238

Mike’s so cute on the 4th panel :3

Sands from DA March 31, 2010, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #2239

Yeah!! Mike is in

Mezmo March 31, 2010, 10:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #2240

Jesus, that sue it’s like a evil mastermind.

Great comic as ever.

Faustii.Goethe March 31, 2010, 10:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #2241

I bet Mike will be better with some practice, ‘cause he seemed reallyinto it before he screwed up. :D

Glasses March 31, 2010, 10:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #2242

I get the sense that Mike doesn’t want the lead. Considering his previous comment on how the “last guy was rea—” he may even have messed up on purpose.

Oh, and as I understand it, many people have redone “Romeo and Juliet.” Something about it being public domain.

Pvblivs March 31, 2010, 10:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #2243

i sensed there was some preferential treatment going on with who was going to be in the play, that or sue just made the characters in the play to reflect other people in this comic like mike and paulo and so on

jmiles March 31, 2010, 10:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #2246

lol Mikey got lead! xD

Choco March 31, 2010, 10:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #2249

LOL nowadays anyone can get the lead becaus of anything but acting. Well done Mike!

ArceDeer March 31, 2010, 11:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #2251

Death of a Salesman whuuuuut. X3

Methinks Sue is planning something...

Necron-Cheese March 31, 2010, 12:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #2252

Awfully peculiar behavior from Sue eh?
I’m guessing there’s something sinister in her mind regarding Mike.
I hope it involves lot’s of cake :3

Ragnir March 31, 2010, 1:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #2253

Cliches only become cliche because they are the hammer and screwdriver in the toolbox of cummunication. (That came from one of the Discworld books, I believe.)

TLV March 31, 2010, 1:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #2254

I sense a evil plot 8D

Kira March 31, 2010, 1:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #2255

@taishi: It is possible to make something similar without it being plagiarism. West Side Story was called “the modern Romeo and Juliet” due to a similar plot, yet it was accepted.

@TLV: Yeah, it was in “Guards! Guards!” I happen to be reading it right now, and it’s a great book.

Pathetique March 31, 2010, 2:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #2256

Mike is the best actor I’ve even seen. He is so srs bns.

Amber March 31, 2010, 3:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #2257

Me bets that sue is only choosing mike as the lead soooooo she can pick lucy as the other main lead and they can have a main scene with a kiss ://D

Emma March 31, 2010, 3:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #2258

sue´s up to something.

unknownfurry March 31, 2010, 4:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #2259

Methinks she’s doing a play based off their lives at the school. I mean, if she IS planning some Mike and Lucy stuff, they did kiss in middle school...

Capn Nobody March 31, 2010, 4:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #2260


Mike can handle hte part for sure, he pretty much had it there anyway :)

Hyper March 31, 2010, 4:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #2261

The was horawful how could Sue pick Mike he sucks!I swear to god if Sue lost her mind then I’m in a diffrent world.-_-

A.M.L. March 31, 2010, 5:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #2262

Sues face in the second to last panel AWESOME

Andyfox March 31, 2010, 6:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #2263

This is prolly not gonna be a R&J play. i mean come oooooooooooooooon.

2 words: Way to !@#$!#$ predictible. I would prolly switch comics if taeshi did something that predictible!

But don’t worry, i bet taeshi’s got something awesome planned (as usuall) for us.

I’ll prolly say this is one of favorite comics.

Ps: i voted

PsPS: I like sausage!

I don't hate you March 31, 2010, 6:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #2264

Who’s that guy!? (next to Jessica)

Ps: sorry for the 2bl post

I don't hate you March 31, 2010, 6:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #2265

Again sues exprection in the 9th panel makes my LMFAO each time I see it!

I don't hate triple posts March 31, 2010, 6:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #2266

Seriously. Who didn’t see that coming? whooooooooo...!?

Dudster March 31, 2010, 8:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #2267

I didnt think he was that bad but... I wonder what sue is cooking up??

jefe March 31, 2010, 8:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #2268


I get it.

Agentwebdog March 31, 2010, 8:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #2273

Muchos graseas taeshi I always thought it was sweet to.!!! :) :) thankbyou for anwsering my question

Mezmo March 31, 2010, 11:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #2276


Glasses April 1, 2010, 1:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #2277

Sorry for the double post, but I just read the first comic in the Hentai section.

It was so good! Maybe a little too much for my taste, but that’s the way I want the comic to end! The look on both their faces is so nice. ^_^

Glasses April 1, 2010, 1:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #2284

It must be hard to think of the “why to do it” in such comics, but you did Well Lil ;D I really enjoyed them ^^

Lisa April 1, 2010, 6:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #2285

Is the “hentai” section a joke? Please oh please let it be an April Fool’s Joke.

Gabriel Kaxbe April 1, 2010, 6:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #2286

...Also, the incentive...

“Spay and neuter your pets” was the first thing to come to mind.

Gabriel Kaxbe April 1, 2010, 6:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #2288

@Gabriel Kaxbe: If the “addition” -is- a joke, I feel it’s in rather poor taste, unfortunately. No offense meant.

... Also lol. That was my first thought too. :B

Flawsome April 1, 2010, 8:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #2289

I have to say I have always been skeptical, but the new section has finally opened my eyes to the world of cat-pron and made me decide to comment here just to thank you.

The three comics were great, you really overdid yourself in the cooking one. Kudos to you for making a cake the gateway to something “special”, but not in an overdone way.

My only criticism is that you may have to practice a bit more with the threesomes... I found the anatomy was a bit weird at some points; I mean, Paulo certainly showed he know his moves in the kitchen one, but the last few pages were a bit too stretchy (that or Im getting too old)

x_uve April 1, 2010, 9:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #2290

And then Sue and Mike had sex! :D #newfavcouple

Skyen April 1, 2010, 9:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #2291

oh god what is this

i love how in the cooking one daisy’s just kinda like “whoops”
these are great haha

whatanamazinguser April 1, 2010, 10:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #2292

The new section is awesome! I knew Lucy was a *****, but I never expected that much! Sex because she’s bored? What a ****! Also it was interesting to see the characters bending in, lets say... “certain angles”. Though they do look a bit unrealistic no? Eh, it’s pron so what does it mater? As for Daisy... eh, she’ll always be the little sister no matter what! Poor gal... ^^ Although she could get a break with one (or more) of the other lassies if you make a sequel to the story. ****** needs some love too!

pronkat April 1, 2010, 10:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #2293

Really?... 0_0
Theres really hentai on the actual goddamn website? I know people make this sort off stuff but I did’nt expect it on the the GODDAMN WEBSITE!
It just seems unnecessary and sure as hell uneeded.

Jacob83 April 1, 2010, 11:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #2294

Sure Jacob there’s Hentai. There’s Hentai everywhere! And it’s not about being needed or not, it’s about how awesome it is!

pronkat April 1, 2010, 11:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #2295

Rule 34, ya’ll.

SereneHeaven April 1, 2010, 12:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #2296


pronkat April 1, 2010, 12:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #2297

Glad we agree. :]

SereneHeaven April 1, 2010, 12:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #2299

wow nice porn with the hentai section i love the part in the cave really awesome lucyxmicheal :)

The D()wner April 1, 2010, 2:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #2300

Wow...the hentai was reaaaaaally good.
I wasnt expecting it to be this great XD
Especially the LucyxMike section.
The artwork is really something else.

Ragnir April 1, 2010, 2:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #2301

I know isn’t it awesome. And (I don’t know, it’s a rumour) I heard that there are more of these gems! We should totally write to Taeshi and ask to post ‘em!

pronkat April 1, 2010, 2:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #2308

Fair enough I’m not complaining about it it’s just odd they put it on their own website seeing as it kind of spoils the whole image they have.
Plus I hav’nt checked but I don’t think theres a child lock o it so its only a mater of time till some soccer mom ” Wahh my kids a porn star after seeing your stuff”

Jacob83 April 1, 2010, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #2311


Backrubs April 1, 2010, 5:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #2314

i cant read the hinti because icant open on ps3 can you post somewhere like furafanty

dilbertdog April 1, 2010, 5:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #2319

****ing delicious naughty stuff in that new section, great artwork and... steamy dialogue.
Mmph. Loved Daisy in the cooking one.
Dat ***.

Knight April 1, 2010, 5:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #2323

Knight, Uhh.. Try to.. Keep your sexual fetishes to yourself please, I am trying to enjoy the comic...?

Also, You either see things with different eyes than I do, or I am simply oblivious to things... Steamy dialogue, Naughty stuff?

Megaket is VERY confused April 1, 2010, 6:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #2325

Soccer mums complain about everything mate. As for the image of the comic, not exactly child-friendly either. It’s the story of the biggest love knot possible with more sexual innuendos and jokes than a Monty Python sketch (or movie for that matter)

pronkat April 1, 2010, 6:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #2336

it is fake why i like porn

bobstar April 1, 2010, 8:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #2340

I absolutely positively fell for this.


you guys are cruel ;______;


Taeshi April 1, 2010, 8:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #2341

XD sorry Taeshi.
Should’ve considered the say.

Ved of Flames April 1, 2010, 9:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #2342


Ved of Flames April 1, 2010, 9:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #2343

April Fools Mate! :D
Though it came a little late as it’s 3 am on the 2nd here... XD

pronkat April 1, 2010, 10:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #2345

lol mike is a cute kitty xD
i wonder wut sue is up to

miss kitty April 1, 2010, 10:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #2348

hahaha!! you guys did an amazing job feeding that joke! got a couple of people fooled, including Taeshi it seems! absolute gold.

in other news, pacing is excellent on this page.

Alison April 1, 2010, 11:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #2351

April Fool’s Taeshi! Hope you can forgive us. :)

Glasses April 2, 2010, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #2352

Nooooow just wait for the next comic...

I have no life.

Stupid friends crashing on my bed.

Gabriel Kaxbe April 2, 2010, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #2358

The comic won’t be updated until way later, Kaxbe ;.; you should just go to bed and have a good sleep, will be up in a few hours!

Taeshi April 2, 2010, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #2360

Either way, we’re excited for it’s eventual posting. Can’t wait to see how Sue explains herself on this one.

Colin April 2, 2010, 2:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #2364

@Taeshi: I’ve been working on a paper for over eleven hours now. I just finished. I’m now incapable of sleep. That, and every single bed/couch/chair is taken.

Gabriel Kaxbe April 2, 2010, 3:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #2365

Also, refresh.

Gabriel Kaxbe April 2, 2010, 3:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #2366

Okay, hentai tag was removed... Now waiting for comic...

Gabriel Kaxbe April 2, 2010, 4:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #2367

I don’t like this I mean I like it in the first part but then WHY THE HELL DOES LUCY GO TO PAOLA OR WHATS HIS NAME I MEAN JUST MAKE THEM MAKE UP AND HAVE SEX ALREADY OK....bye

??????? April 2, 2010, 4:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #2370

Hentai was removed? Thank god I saved “Cave Story”!

Glasses April 2, 2010, 4:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #2371

An hour at most. Sorry, we’re out of town and have to rely on 3G. new incentive though! Try it even though the text isn’t updated.

SuitCase April 2, 2010, 6:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #2372



(it’s not too hard, actually.)

Gabriel Kaxbe April 2, 2010, 6:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #2421

Oh my the updates haven’t gone out yet. And it’s FRIDAY! Oh yes, I am an *** ey? lol I look forward to the next comic ^.^

Anonymous April 2, 2010, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #2423

well I eat my words from the prior strip
and yet somehow... I GET AN OMINOUS FEELING

Knul April 1, 2010, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #3076

…eh?? How did those last two comments travel backwards in time like that?

waffle911 April 9, 2010, 4:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #3138

XD I see what you mean. Anon and Knux managed to break the order.

Ved of Flames April 9, 2010, 10:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #7491


bored April 22, 2010, 11:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #10111

wdf was mikie saying? is that football game thing orsumtin?

bored April 29, 2010, 1:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #10112

cuz the first part sounds like my coach

bored April 29, 2010, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #16878

Mike’s face is priceless

Cuddles May 6, 2010, 4:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #18655

yes go with felix and his magic bag!! lol srry had to do it

zes May 9, 2010, 9:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #24883

panel 4 looks like he’s imitating a blow horn on a ship. XD

Cuddle Bear May 20, 2010, 8:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #25974

i knew it!!!

sue’s up to something. i could see it in her eyes two comics ago

GodOfBrown May 23, 2010, 6:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #39992

I like Sue’s face in the second to last panel. :3

Rock Kenaro June 8, 2010, 5:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #62001


Also, I don’t even wanna no what he’s thinkin about in panel 4. you say its a horn, some people might say otherwize (or agree >.<)

Ahiru the Wolf July 21, 2010, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #67562

bad acting and the lead role

j the fourth July 30, 2010, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #69137

This is the strangest comic ever I read it and had deja-vu the whole way. I could even predict what they were gonna say. And the name casting call seems familiar. Strange.

Lake August 3, 2010, 4:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #69736

Somehow I think she’s going to make things worse by using this play to attempt to get Lucy and Mike together…

Skykitsune August 4, 2010, 7:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #81022

I have no clue what play this is, but I assume Mike and Lucy will be getting the lead roles so Sue can try to hook them up. No, Sue! Lucy belongs with Paulo

Morgan August 24, 2010, 3:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #105064

I see what you are doing Sue…

Luio October 13, 2010, 9:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #128845


SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 3:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #150467

Death of a Salesman, one heck of a play/movie. It’s happily saddening.

LokeeRider1 March 6, 2011, 2:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #152449

Its not them, its you.

Riverwing March 18, 2011, 6:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #160894

Morgan what are you talking about TEAM LUCY ALL DAH WAY ACROSS THE SKY

DeathDoug May 11, 2011, 4:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #162581

Funny thing is that Mike was doing good, but once he stumbled on his words, he just crashed and burned.

I hate Sue if she is planning what I think she is planning. Lucy belongs with Paulo. Get that through your thick skull, bitch. Ooooooh!

NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 21, 2011, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #164296

How can you tell how Mike was doing? Just reading the words correctly is but a small part of acting.

And while I too ship LucyxPaulo, I will not tolerate such insults being directed at Sue for trying to help.

42 May 30, 2011, 2:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #167983


Take what I say with a grain of salt, bucko. Most of my comments throughout the pages of Bittersweet Candy Bowl were first-impressions, meaning they were more goofy and ridiculously/unnecessarily emotional. Looking back on a lot of these, I can tell I was pretty out of line at least half the time.

Mike was clearly putting his all into his recital of the lines at first. The movement of arms and his facial expressions showed that pretty well. But once he screwed up the line, he became nervous and thus more prone to error. I was half-kidding with the Sue comment, by the way. She’s not a bitch if she wants to help Lucy and Mike get along. Knowing her, though, and her devious planning, who knows what she’s going to do. I just wish she WOULDN’T because I’m a PauloxLucy fan. Still, by the end of the comic, I hope Lucy and Mike will be friends again. Just not boyfriend and girlfriend, or worse.

NintendoSegaSonyGuy June 19, 2011, 6:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #181016

Sue put Mikie in so Lucy can try out and dey all be fwiends againz. :3 Me prediction

Kayla September 7, 2011, 7:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #181688

Why, why was my name said?

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

Comment ID #191901


Shephard November 20, 2011, 4:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #245623


ShizuTheCat May 14, 2013, 6:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #284471

**** YOU DRAMA (class)

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 28, 2014, 4:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #285154

A “Dark” Problem Part 5.5:
Me: btw we should probly explain where we are going & when this side-comic will resume.
Katbox: even thought no one will read it & there prob gonna remove them….
Me: yeah but still i enjoy my little side-comic
Katbox: ok explain on
*sound of the forth wall breaking*
Me: so people who acully like my little story it will be resumed withen the next too or so chapter’s but basiclly inbetween this entery & the next it’s travaling & suppling for a fight witch will probly be one of the last up-load’s but i still have a story arc planned & if you like this miny comic then i have a few other miny comic’s going on on the following site’s cover
& a few other comic’s so check them out & mabye you’ll see some more of my side-story’s & I DO plan to do my own webcomic somday but till then please support these other people

TemplarArchon_Hunter August 11, 2014, 12:44 AM EST.

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