69. At Loose Ends, page posted 1/30/12

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Comment ID #207006

Oh that poor Abbey, look at those dead eyes. Almost like doomed little traffic lights.

Green means go Abbey. Green means go.

Ace January 30, 2012, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #207007

aww daisy is so cute :D

Chelis January 30, 2012, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #207008

This is getting quite dark!

Bangomango January 30, 2012, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #207009

Poor Abbey! ._.
The fuzzy eyes thing is so expressive, I really like that.

Though I would probably be happy that my abusive father was cheating because it would make it easier to separate, as in the father would be less likely to force his wife to stay with him, and it would be easier for Abbey to convince his mum to leave.
Far too heavy for tiny Abbey to deal with though. Tiny abbey is adorable~~

Georginorx January 30, 2012, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #207010

this party is not going to end well…

Ampp3 January 30, 2012, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #207011

Aw, abbey D:

Konikaa January 30, 2012, 12:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #207013

Dat emotional trauma

Ziurrn January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207014

Awesome page! I’m not the biggest fan of Abbey or Daisy but these few pages has been very interesting to me.

Monanniverse January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207015

It’s like he’s staring into my very soul!

Richthofen January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207016

Aww Abbey): His poor child self..

danica January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207017

Whatcha know about dyin’.

inb4 Abbey turns into his dad.

Thatperson January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207019

I like how you convey the rage and confusion in his eyes-well done you are a genious

Hiccupby January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207020

Oh no… poor Abbey and his mom…. they didnt deserve his abuse…

Day January 30, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207021

Does Abbey have cataract? He should probably stop staring directly into the sun.

Rawrdinosaur January 30, 2012, 12:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #207022

Abby just keeps getting a worse and worse past: first, a wife-beating dad, then we find out the dads abusive to him, THEN we find out his dad cheats on his wife too, and finally, we learn (or rather, I assume) that Abby, well… saw stuff he didn’t understand, and was traumatized.
But at least his dad dresses sharp!

Curtisimo - when guitar met Bethovan, metal was born.

Curtisimo January 30, 2012, 12:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #207023

Those eyes…..as if there was no hope…

Redneck January 30, 2012, 12:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #207024

*enter generic comment on how bad I feel for Abbey here*

Sarcasm; it’s a bytch.

K.R.I January 30, 2012, 12:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #207025

o_o… it’s like he’s staring into my soul… :unsure:

Blue Sly January 30, 2012, 12:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #207026

Abby looks high. Someone needs to send him to some counseling cause he needs to just get over it.

Slenderman January 30, 2012, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #207027

I feel like.
There’s something.
We don’t know.
Don’t read my theories if you don’t want the comic to be spoiled, but hell, my theories may (and probably aren’t) right.
I feel like Abbey and Molly’s mom is pregnant there. Because.. you know… Most abused wives and children usually aren’t ‘chubby’ how most people would say. They’re usually underfed, so considering the circumstances, that must be it.

ThatGirlWithGlasses January 30, 2012, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #207029

Reminds me of the monolith in 2001. Now all he needs is some weird shrieky violin/choir music and trippy tunnel effects.

Kjh242 January 30, 2012, 12:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #207030

Poor little Abbey D=

Ps: Was I the only one who didn’t understand Ace’s comment?

Emy January 30, 2012, 12:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #207031

Can someone please get that unsightly comment off this page? I think we all know what I’m talking about.

Commenter January 30, 2012, 12:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #207032

He’s gonna snap! Probably some bully or *** will doing something to break it.

Darkfox January 30, 2012, 1:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #207033

I dunno, Commenter, this comic does suck balls.

SuitCase January 30, 2012, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #207034


Raxki January 30, 2012, 1:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #207035

Oh dear…. :

Aoriki January 30, 2012, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #207036

@ bcbsuckcock
Gtfo, if ur just gonna hate y bother in bring here and commenting if ur gonna b like that!?
Anyways…poor abbey, please try not focus on the past, Daisy is here for you and she just wants you to be happy

:\'( January 30, 2012, 1:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #207037

With each page, my “Abbey’s Past” investigation comes more to light. Once this is done, I will return to Lucy to try and diagnose her illness more vividly.

ScrabMaster January 30, 2012, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #207038

Lol this comic is so poplar it’s got trolls :D

Silverxphoenix January 30, 2012, 1:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #207039

Little Abby’s gonna need some therapy to get over that…0_0

Wolf128 January 30, 2012, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #207040

Abbey’s father cheated? D: Jerkity jerk.
I mean….other than the wife beatings. Man Abbey cannot catch a break.

I like this chapter. It makes me understand Abbey more, and I like how it flows in from the beginning of December so well!

Stofu January 30, 2012, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #207041

Abby’s eyes are freaking me out. I may not sleep tonight, or ever again

Scaught January 30, 2012, 1:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #207043

Abbey’s havin Vietnam flashbacks

15 January 30, 2012, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #207044

Err, so what’s going on in the new Taeshi diary comic? It doesn’t look like cutting, it looks like… Excessive itching? Sorry, can somebody explain? I guess I’m sheltered and clueless.

Kyoko January 30, 2012, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #207045

it would seem that she is scratching the crap out of her legs

15 January 30, 2012, 1:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #207046

This actually made my heart clench. That look in Abby’s eyes is pretty scary…

Jazzie January 30, 2012, 1:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #207047

D: i fell liek crying nao!
just have fun at the party!
if you focus on your past, youll miss out on the future!

jell-o-cat January 30, 2012, 1:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #207048

Jebus, this comic got dark from how it was originally (read the whole thing in one day). But I have hope that things’ll end off well; when you hit rock bottom there is no way but up…

Cynicaldealist January 30, 2012, 1:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #207049

Oh god :(
Why do I feel like there is no happy ending here.
I PRAY that Abbey’s mom’s okay, but I have this terrible feeling their gonna find her in another abusive relationship or… dead TT^TT

Jimmy Noir January 30, 2012, 1:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #207050

this wont end well

The-Gray-Angel January 30, 2012, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #207051


starfighter105 January 30, 2012, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #207052

That is perhaps the most disturbing face ever drawn in this comic. D: “Scared for life” doesn’t even come close to the meaning of that face.

Xenos January 30, 2012, 1:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #207053

pffffhahaha. I can’t take that traumatized Abbey face seriously..xD they’re terrifying.

rishi-chan January 30, 2012, 1:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #207054

Aaaaaaand it just got real :/

akipolies January 30, 2012, 1:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #207055

We have fallen off the drama wagon and into the ****ed up wagon now.

Please, Abbey, stop thinking about this stuff. I don’t even want any more exposition. Enjoy yourself at this party. I would rather have nineteen pages of freaking punch bowls and fancy dresses at this point.

The Good Doctor January 30, 2012, 1:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #207056

abbey is staring into your soul.

Zcarina January 30, 2012, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #207057

;——-; poor Abbey…

Leen619 January 30, 2012, 1:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #207058

Why? Why can’t it be the other way around, where he smacks around the mistress and is wonderful to his wife? Of course, that would not work at all because the mistress would probably leave but.. STILL. Why does the world have to suck?

Someone somewhere January 30, 2012, 1:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #207059

Those eyes, bro :___; So undeniably creepy.

DeValt & Whittaker January 30, 2012, 1:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #207060

just for t3h lulz, i wonder if abbey killed his mom but suppressed the memories and framed his father for it… that would be a twist :P

Sethorien January 30, 2012, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #207061

“I see you…”

XYZ January 30, 2012, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #207062

Taeshi, if it makes you feel better about the legs my girlfriend has been suffering through a fungus infection on her leg for the last 3 years coupled with eczema aggravating it, oh and a short period of miliaria (heat rash) on top of it all. Luckily her medication is finally working, but for the longest time she was itching it, even in her sleep, to the point of bleeding over our bedsheets and her pants.

AnonymousMonkey January 30, 2012, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #207063

Aww. Poor Abbey. And those eyes. Whoa.

Yoi January 30, 2012, 1:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #207064


There was a movie like that called shutter island

suka92 January 30, 2012, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #207065

I predict major Abbey meltdown coming pages. Or somethin’ like Tranquil Fury. Along wit’ dem Deadeyes? Oh ****. It’d be fun to watch Kamina-Cat or Spider-Mike get theroughly creeped out. Better yet: The main cast! Anticipation!

Extendo Mags January 30, 2012, 1:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #207066

Poor kid, looks like that **** really tore him up… If he was Duke Nukem, he’d be giving that look to his dad behind badass sunglasses and a shotgun going, “Now I’m REALLY ****** off!” *BLAM!* “Take THAT, you DIRTY RAT!!!”

Sarge January 30, 2012, 1:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #207067

Young Abbey’s face and eyes remind me of Zatch Bell. So much determination and strength.

Sonata January 30, 2012, 1:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207068

oh god poor abbey ._.
i fear whats next to come from his mind…………. those eyes were freeky D:

kagura January 30, 2012, 1:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #207069

Abbey looks incredibly stoned…
Is that heartless of me to say? D:

Senshine January 30, 2012, 1:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #207070

Oh, Abbey…


Milly January 30, 2012, 1:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #207071

Somebody really needs to beat the **** out of abby’s dad. i’d beat the life out of him with my own two hands if this were not fiction

anonymous January 30, 2012, 1:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #207072

This is a setup for something. I can see certain parallels… [remove theory so that others may think for themselves].

This is not going to end well…

Biblioholic January 30, 2012, 2:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #207073

@Emy Oh, no, you were certainly not the only one but I understand him perfectly. He was telling Abbey to go die in a very original way.

Biblioholic January 30, 2012, 2:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #207074

I have a feeling he’s going to snap at the party….or maybe his dad will b at th party….now i wait….

Redeneck January 30, 2012, 2:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #207075

Please don’t be seeing red, Abbey…

Sarge January 30, 2012, 2:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #207076

That is by far the creepiest BCB comic ever. The emoticon o_0 is very appropriate. Poor Abbey.

CatTrooper January 30, 2012, 2:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #207077

Omg, I have a bad feeling about this….

Subaru January 30, 2012, 2:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #207078

I have this face when stuff like this happens to me. Ha…. Ha ha. Very well drawn. The colour effects are beautiful. You amaze me. :)

Rin January 30, 2012, 2:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #207079

LOL…. I love the new ads..

Ronyle143 January 30, 2012, 2:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #207080


Jessica U. Ingmann January 30, 2012, 2:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #207083


Aspear January 30, 2012, 3:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #207084


Ana aka Knux-the-Killer January 30, 2012, 3:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #207087


this is a party, dang it.

thatonedude January 30, 2012, 3:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #207088

O_O…those eyes just creep me out a bit…

SGRTC January 30, 2012, 3:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #207090

He looks Zombie-fied

Buttered_Toast January 30, 2012, 3:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #207093

I’m listening to Mozart’s Lacrimosa as I’m reading this. And by God, does it make this sound even more traumatically dramatic than this is alone! haha it really works though!

Zenz January 30, 2012, 4:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #207094


Wth is with those eyes!? Don’t tell me he’s a time….oh dear.

Michael S. January 30, 2012, 5:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #207095

One question. How many problems does this kid have? And I though I was messed up. Still to walk in on your dad cheating, well I don’t know how that would effect me though I think that I’ve start with not being able to trust my eyes like that at first.
Just a side note but, does this sort of feel like courage to cowardly dog, you know the episode where they take him to the vet and show the dog’s past.

Unknown January 30, 2012, 5:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #207096

I know it’s not supposed to be funny, but his face xD 5th panel.

Poor Abbey :[

LikexMu-Paulo January 30, 2012, 5:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #207097

is there a way to save the page in the bookmarks so that, when I open it, it loads automatically the latest page of the latest chapter?
I have to modify the bookmark’s url every time…

p.s. is abbey running in the first panel? (first two figures)
‘cause he lifts the arms a bit too much, if he’s just walking…
maybe it was easier to understand if the tail could be seen behind him, in a higher position than the one in which it would be if he was just walking (wow, what an awful english…).

boh... January 30, 2012, 5:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #207098

yes, save the home page as your bookmark. as in, save http://www.bittersweetcandlybowl.com as your bookmark. You’re welcome.

Stiltzkin January 30, 2012, 5:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #207099

Oh god…No wonder Abbey is so traumatized…

To see all of that at a young age…damn…

Chocothunda January 30, 2012, 5:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #207100

thanks a lot!

edit: oh, but that’s the site’s home page. I’m used to read the comic in this way: http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c69/p13.html

well, I’ll continue editing the url. thanks for the help.

boh... January 30, 2012, 5:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #207101


Kyle January 30, 2012, 5:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #207102

Uh-Oh. As much as I want Abby to have fun, this party doesn’t seem like the best idea. D:

TNTree January 30, 2012, 6:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #207103

you’re right. The only eyes that didn’t creep ME out’ were Daisy’s.

badger January 30, 2012, 6:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #207104

Scribble eyes. D:

This party is gonna suck. I think Daisy has realized that now.

Jackie January 30, 2012, 6:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #207105

Wow, poor Abbey… Oh, Taeshi, if you are reading this, then I should probably tell you that advertisement is good for the comic, that’s the way I found BCB :)

Mikk January 30, 2012, 6:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #207108

so you wanna staring contest, eh Abbey? your on! GO! 8-D

tron28 January 30, 2012, 6:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #207109

I’m not gonna lie… This chapter is very… Out of character. =/ I’m really not liking it.

Sad Face. January 30, 2012, 6:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #207110

I think two big emotional events happened to Abbey at that moment. One was the anger he felt at his father’s actions. The other, the fear that he was like his father.

jmb January 30, 2012, 7:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #207111

Hey. You can’t just not like a chapter of bittersweetcandybowl

notpop78 January 30, 2012, 7:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #207113

Scarred for life.

Dusk January 30, 2012, 7:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #207115

what only one page!! aaaaaaaaaaaaagh! a least have mike say sorry at least ONEZILLION TIMES!!

alfie the artick fox January 30, 2012, 7:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #207116


alfie the artick fox January 30, 2012, 7:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #207118

It’s time to dududududu… dddddddduel!

RyuPuma January 30, 2012, 7:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #207119

…those eyes

pearlcrox January 30, 2012, 7:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #207120

His stare is going to haunt my dreams. It’s like BEN all over again…

Kikren January 30, 2012, 7:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #207121

Mike haters… its like a virus. :unsure:

OmnOmNoM January 30, 2012, 7:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #207122

Abbey looks like he just finished a line of coke or something, lol

Iris January 30, 2012, 7:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #207123

haha, oh god… as soon as i saw abbey, i started laughing my *** off. XD

sorry, but the way he looks with that expression makes him look like he took several drugs all at once with a mix of alcohol.

then seeing him go from the normal expression when opening the door, then staring at his mom with dead eyes again, that made it even funnier!

ah, this was a funny page. 8-D

Thanatos January 30, 2012, 8:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #207124

All glory to the Hypno-Abbey…

Seriously though, those eyes are going to haunt my nightmares. Did he simply see his dad with another woman, or did he run into the Slender Man on the way home?

Spirit January 30, 2012, 8:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #207125

I know this is SORT OF off-topic, but why does everybody hate Mike? He WOULD be friends/BF-GF with Lucy, but it IS her own fault… Instead, think it all through first!

Mikk January 30, 2012, 8:22 AM EST.

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Comment ID #207127

I’m sorry, i couldn’t stop laughing at Abbey’s TV transmission eyes in Panel 5. Their epic.

Yorky January 30, 2012, 8:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #207128


Danny January 30, 2012, 8:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #207130

What has been seen;

Cannot be unseen.

And on a guessing note; break down at the party.

And certainly not the boogie kind.

Vigtyr January 30, 2012, 8:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #207131

Well it probably has something to do with the horrible things he said to Lucy chapter (you’re a maggot, nobody loves you ect). On the manner of this page OH LORDIE ABBIE HAS PROBLEMS. Well…this is going to be extremely depressing.

Flashbomb7 January 30, 2012, 9:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #207132

o_o :

2tailed_fox January 30, 2012, 9:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #207133

O__O ……… weired face………

Rae_Chan January 30, 2012, 9:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #207134

Poor Mate…

SoulTH January 30, 2012, 9:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #207135

Not trying to make this a chatroom, but he was angry+if this wasnt the first chapter you read, you probably know that there was a reason for Mike to not be Lucy’s friend anymore.
Besides, most of that WAS probably true…

Mikk January 30, 2012, 9:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #207136

Captured perfectly the O_O face

Nice job.

Exiledmagus January 30, 2012, 9:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #207137

I just want to cry looking at that face… D:

TishonHeart January 30, 2012, 9:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #207138


Oh, Daisy, please keep Abbey grounded at the party, don’t let him have a mental breakdown or something… Poor poor Abbey…. *huggles*

Raichu January 30, 2012, 9:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #207139

Furious Abbey this is defintely going to go down and it may be because of :unsure: or 8-)

Suzume January 30, 2012, 9:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #207142

Abbey stares into your soooooooul… :unsure:

unanimous January 30, 2012, 10:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #207143

XD i love this and i just started reading this comic stuff it is great

trollfaceworlds January 30, 2012, 10:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #207144

Abbey’s face is full of narm, rage, and narming rage.

POTK January 30, 2012, 10:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #207145

hello childhood memories.. hope there will be a joyful page soon :/ poor abbey

Luz-miss January 30, 2012, 10:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #207146

aawww daammn… I didn’t understand until I looked at the pages harder, that must suck for abbey…

SXR123 January 30, 2012, 10:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #207147

Abbey will reach out to see your soul XD

the fry pwnr January 30, 2012, 11:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #207148

We need David. :/

Boomtingz January 30, 2012, 11:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #207149

as a kid no one should deserve to have a father like that D:<
.. no kid should be put in that situation

Hell In my Clouds January 30, 2012, 11:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #207150


wolfdragonful January 30, 2012, 12:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #207151

Abbey’s eyes gave me a interesting surprise.
Daisy still looks fabulous.

Starkeyblade January 30, 2012, 12:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #207154

I don’t really blame Abbey. His dad cheated on Abbey’s Mom.

SoulTH January 30, 2012, 12:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #207155

SoulTH, I’m just saying that’s not really spoilers because you don’t know for sure, it’s possible that his dad’s unknown twin was the one who went to that girl :P. I doubt it, but anyway. However that’s not likely and it’s obvious what happened, so that was LAST page officially not making it spoilers.

Flashbomb7 January 30, 2012, 12:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #207156

not only did Abby’s dad cheat on his wife, he also abused her! /sad

Ahikam January 30, 2012, 12:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #207157

You know, considering that Abbey watched his dad beat his mom all the time, and considering that Abbey was the one who claimed responsibility for nursing his mother afterward, you’d think the affair wouldn’t exactly come as a surprise.

More of a “straw that broke the camel’s already dissociatively psychotic back” thing, perhaps?

But oh gosh, I’m a sucker for struggling types like this. D: I hope Daisy doesn’t ever leave him because it becomes too much. I want to see more happy endings to these situations. (Then again, how old are they at this point - sophomores? Yeesh…)

Azerbaijan January 30, 2012, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #207158

O_O whats wrong Abbey?

GoldenCappuccinoFlame January 30, 2012, 1:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #207159

I dom’t know what to do….. Abbey’s eyes scare me butolso make me laugh … He looks like he took some drugs or something 8-D.. Still, the situation is a very serious one so i shouldn’t laugh. :x oh, @SutCase: this comic is awesome and it doesn’t suck balls 8-)

Rainbow Stone January 30, 2012, 1:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #207162

It is kinda scary that Abbey’s mom thought that when the door slammed open that it was Abbey’s father. But his eyes look like he is a deer in headlights. Kinda like david’s default face.8-D

Geck January 30, 2012, 2:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #207163

AND he beats his wife?! The hell is this?! ABBEY WHHHHY?!?!?! D:

Shilo January 30, 2012, 2:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #207165

It’ll all come down to Abbey abusing Daisy.

Minty Lime Gree January 30, 2012, 2:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #207166

Those eyes. Those freakin eyes… O_____o
They scare me…

sumfurry911 January 30, 2012, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #207169

Although abbey story is interesting :question: i want to know why Mike is such a dick to Lucy :(

Master Fox January 30, 2012, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #207170

Looks like the little girl from Bioshock….

Don’t know what else to say… :unsure:

Um, nice drawing? :question:

Lotvk January 30, 2012, 3:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #207174

what…Those eyes…

mbulua January 30, 2012, 4:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #207175

wow i’ve never seen such a angered look in someones eyes like he’s shown dang XD

Anima January 30, 2012, 4:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #207177

back at ya Taeshi

Candy Corn Lover January 30, 2012, 4:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #207178

I love the way you do the flashbacks! Nicely executed with the change in color scheme..
A little confused as to when all this is… before, or after where we are from December?

FreshyKris January 30, 2012, 4:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #207180

O_O just O_O

shadowrunner January 30, 2012, 4:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #207181

0_0 —> 0o0 —> (OoO)
The eyes…

PurpleLeaf January 30, 2012, 4:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #207182

I find it strange that we, as people, should find things that end poorly right now as tragedy, while we find things that end well to be comedy, or at least joyous drama. Death, in particular, is found to be one of the ultimate tragedies, and we have a habit of assuming that which is dark or depressing ‘deep’ (which is somewhat outdated, actually; happiness is as deep as sorrow, it’s just that sorrow is easier to put onto paper).
But death, in fiction or otherwise, does not have to be tragic, or at least the peak of tragedy. I think that Abbey’s mom is likely dead or some similar fate, but that doesn’t have to be the end all, be all of this particular chapter; if she died/left to protect him from some sort of terrible fate, it is certainly saddening, but not truly tragic; HOW this plays out matters far more than what occurs.

Cynicaldealist January 30, 2012, 4:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #207183

lol *******

Ranger January 30, 2012, 4:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #207184

Holy C***! That poor kid is going to need a lot of help, yeah, i know he’s getting help. But, i don’t think one psychiatrist is going to fix all the scarring, he’s going to need a team.
Anyhow, three things, one, Don’t feed the trolls (yeah this it the fifth time i’ve had to say that, but people still insist on feeding them). Two, i don’t know if their was a counter on the last page, but i already talked about the chat room thing on the last page. Heck, during the mike/lucy thing we ended up going into a 1000 comment long discussions/arguments over the pages. So i don’t think they have a problem with correspondence as long as it continues to pertain to the comic. Three, this is Abbey’s story, we had a 32 page episode dealing with mike and lucy, so let it go mike haters. We’ll eventually get back to them, till then let’s let abbey’s character have a chance to get some subtext and actual character depth, sheesh.

strider January 30, 2012, 4:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #207186

Well, that was annoying. The site went down as soon as I went to sleep.

SuitCase January 30, 2012, 11:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #207187

I would like to call that Abbey’s father is having an affair with the Siamese dude’s mother.
Think back to when Abbey rescued Daisy. How did he know so much about Abbey’s father?

Enigggma January 30, 2012, 11:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #207188

jesus christ abbys got isshues. If Daisy was mine i’d have a heaping bowl of get over it. Sucks royaly but move on u got the queen of make it all better. Here is Daisy. My sweet daisy lol i love her can’t help it.

JustSomeCritic January 30, 2012, 11:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #207189

;_____; POOR KID ABBEY I WANT TO HUG HIM!!! Btw Taeshi, you did a REALLY great job on drawing Abbey’s eyes - really reflects his emotions well. Good work!! =D

Aquati January 31, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #207190

The eyes, they’re not the pitch black commas of doom!! Anyone remember those?? They’ve appeared at least twice…. If you haven’t read all the previous comics, read them NOW. Anyways, love the new artwork, even if we never again get to see the AYU BEEM!!!!!!!!!!! ever again. I miss the old days with Lucy punting Yashy…..
Look at his head!! It’s Mount Abberest!!!!
(Everest, Abberest, get it? Heh, that was a lame joke, but it had to be done.)

S0me001 January 31, 2012, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #207191

warg, where’s david when ya need him?
I bet he can fix this… Or make it ten times worse…

Desterga January 31, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #207192

i stare into your soul, watching your every move, god, thats gonna haunt my dreams tonight

JSossamon January 31, 2012, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #207193

Geez, been reading this comic for way too long. Whatever happened to people being happy or just messing around? It’s all emotional problems now. Bring on the comic relief!

Jalein Foxkin January 31, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #207194

I reply once more on this dark knight
To say that Abbey has been given a fright
Running home to his mother he…
Damn his mom is hot.

Ace January 31, 2012, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #207195

Obviously, he beats her because she let herself go. Gotta keep them women in line! Nobody likes arm candy that gives you a work out!

Maverik January 31, 2012, 1:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #207196

Not sure if Rage Face or Rape Face.

Hinochi January 31, 2012, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #207197

wow with eyes that open he could probably see through solid led.

me January 31, 2012, 1:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #207198

@Maverik Mindless sexism, meh. Step up, trolls. (Yes, I know I’m feeding him.)

Wolfenrir January 31, 2012, 1:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #207199

@Suitcase: you’ll just have to stay awake from now on.

BJMcG January 31, 2012, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #207200

WTH is with the eyes… Looks like lazy squiggles to me.

Arkairyn January 31, 2012, 1:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #207201

Abbey is trippin major balls
pass that ****!

rocknrollDa\/E January 31, 2012, 1:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #207202

I know its kinda personal, but a simmilar thing has happened to my two brothers and I, so I really know firsthand how that can scar someone :unsure:

On another note… WTF! This page was clogged for SIX HOURS!!! Furious Abbey Stupid internet…

On an even further note, thank you Veronica, for not only has your work provided an ease to the tension of a High School Freshman’s life, but has also provided some excellent and highly effective advice on dealing with angst, dating, friends, and crushes. :)

To Ace: excellent poetry, right up to the end there…
To All Mike Fans: I’m a Mike fan too, and all I can say here is “Haters Gonna Hate” 8-)
I hate doing long posts, I really need a keyboard for my Wii
“Still Alive…..”

EDIT: New emotocon needed for o___o

Invader Rex January 31, 2012, 1:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #207203

Not one comment about how amazing Daisy looks. I am dissappoint.

Jinxed January 31, 2012, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #207204

Hmm… Now, now Abbey, don’t linger in the past too long or you’ll regret it. These words are coming from a witness. To me, love is over rated, and only leads to an end. No mortal person’s love lasts forever. In my eyes, I see relationships and family a setback in my life, holding me back from my own personal goals. When referring to Abbey, you’ll see that he hasn’t overcome the thoughts that continue to distract him. A single thought can easily poison your mind in an instant.

TraceLegacySSOF January 31, 2012, 2:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #207206

God this chapter is going to cut me heart deep personally…. *sob*

Taeshi Abbey’s backstory is so sad!! :(

Devious Nomad January 31, 2012, 2:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #207207

Some things can’t be unseen.

Abbey’s gotta be probably the most forward about fixing his own problems though.

Welgaea January 31, 2012, 3:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #207208

well now that i look back all those pages after i read that one comment by ThatGirlWithGlasses, it DOES look like abbey’s mom is pregnant! :O either that or she’s just chubby, but i dont think that makes much sense….

Neila078 January 31, 2012, 3:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #207211

:( Poor him.

Hal January 31, 2012, 4:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #207212

yeah the sites back

blue magic January 31, 2012, 5:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #207214

dem eyes speak so much. seems like abbey is still in the place he was then (emotionally speaking), I hope he can move forward by the end of this chapter even if closure isn’t around the bend.
on a useless side note, the mom is fatter than i thought. I thought she would be skeleton-like due to stress.
ah… above comment cleared up a bit. thanks Neilao78.

dimes_should_have_stores January 31, 2012, 7:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #207215

”Here” DOES mean the party, right? Atleast I hope so…

Mikk January 31, 2012, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #207218

6th panel. That Abbey.

I wanna take him home and cuddle with him all night loooong♥ D’:
Poor little kitten. ; ^;

Yumikarp January 31, 2012, 8:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #207220

Man abbeys got it tough! Poor dude

THAT GUY January 31, 2012, 8:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #207221


Huh? January 31, 2012, 8:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #207222

Ahh, what a nice transition back into reality. Very ‘expectedly professional’. Or something. I am quite enjoying this dark and historical chapter. Too much romantic-lovey-dovey-tsundere type stuff puts me off. Plus, that sweater, oh god, where can I get one?

DLancer January 31, 2012, 9:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #207223

Oh my god, those eyes just scare the hell out of me.

Just sayin January 31, 2012, 9:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #207224

Abbey’s mom dose’nt look half bad. Sh looks kinda hot, aside from the briskest and bandages.

Just sayin January 31, 2012, 9:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #207228

aww Poor Abby =(

Kyla January 31, 2012, 10:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #207229

Aww… poor Abbey!

ema January 31, 2012, 10:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #207230

There is just something about a little Abbey that makes being traumatized for life cute!
Or maybe I’m twisted in the mind.

Oh by the way, I simply love how daisy (and this entire page) look Taeshi! Good work. Little Abbey’s arm seems a BIT too long in panel 3 but nobody is perfect, and the rest of this page sure is so you came pretty close! Okay I’m done rambling have a good day Taeshi.

Nikkisaurus January 31, 2012, 10:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #207231


OneLonelyPickle January 31, 2012, 10:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #207232

dbcfud…. GOOD

CosmosGirl January 31, 2012, 10:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #207233

He saw his dad doin the dirty XD

Neoresolution January 31, 2012, 10:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #207234

Abbey’s got the zombie look o__________o

(; A ;) January 31, 2012, 11:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #207237

Abby’s got isshues. Daisy should make it all better man. If daisy was my girl i thing i could get over that seveir drama

JustSomeCritic January 31, 2012, 12:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #207239

This is my least favourite facial expression I remember from Abbey ever. i_i

DrNazus January 31, 2012, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #207244

i have 3 questions is this a blog? how many acess have? (total) how you did all that? (cuz I have a blog and got 300 acess in 2 weeks! xD )

unkow January 31, 2012, 1:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #207245

and this questions is too taeshi

unkow January 31, 2012, 1:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #207248

I’ve been reading through the chapters and I am sad that Mike treats Lucy so badly. I think his love for Sandy is misguided… I myself have been with a girl like her and have had my friendships warped out of shape because her. He is stuck in the past and doesn’t see the here and now and it will take Lucy getting badly hurt I fear for him to see the truth.

The lies we tell ourselves are the most bittersweet candy of all. I love your story and your characters so very much. While melancholy it touches my soul like so few things can and I am grateful and look forward more. Keep the faith.

Dakka January 31, 2012, 1:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #207249

Dakke, you’re awesome. :D

Wolfheart January 31, 2012, 1:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #207253

LOL, his eyes.
Just that one where his mother was smiling.
Made me crack up.

Desolation January 31, 2012, 3:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #207255


fudge January 31, 2012, 4:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #207256

Can ask one thing can you make it Mike and Lucy that couple is so cute. That’s acutally how I found this comic.

Lucy and Mike January 31, 2012, 4:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #207259


Kitkat January 31, 2012, 5:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #207260

Dead eye……..s, those eyes are quite disturbing. But good Comic is good. :)

Chibiterasu January 31, 2012, 5:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #207261

@Lucy and Mike
One; Read the last chapter. It doesn’t support the idea of them getting together….ever
Two; My poor wittle Abbey is petrified in fear and you’re worried about that!? D:

SafelyHidden January 31, 2012, 6:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #207262

Yes poor wee Abbey he’s so CUTE!!

Lucy and Mike January 31, 2012, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #207266

Those eyes… their deadness describes how I feel about my father.
I’m not alone! :)

A Visitor January 31, 2012, 7:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #207267

I blame the drugs.

That one bitch January 31, 2012, 7:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #207268

holy **** abbey figured out the meaning of life but then forgot so his head doesn’t explode.

the fry pwnr January 31, 2012, 7:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #207269

im guessing the husband was cheating and he beats his wife my abbey had a sad childhood

Kyleel Goings January 31, 2012, 8:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #207270

Am I the only one finding abey’s eyes very creepy right now

Shoop-a-doop January 31, 2012, 8:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #207272


Sock January 31, 2012, 8:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #207274

O_o Those are the eyes of a killer.

Miles January 31, 2012, 8:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #207277

oh my gosh, I just noticed in the upper right forth of the poster you made, one of the faces is HELLA JEFF from Sweet Bro And Hella Jeff at mspaintadventures.com (or more specifically, http://www.mspaintadventures.com/ sweetbroandhellajeff/ ) that is so hilarious and exciting! OH AND LOOK! more mspa characters AND a drawing of awkward zombie’s artist!

wow!wouldyoulookatthat January 31, 2012, 9:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #207278

Hurp! Is it just me or does anyone get Scott Pilgrim vibes from Abbey’s face in the upper right? Heheh.

Danny January 31, 2012, 9:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #207280

Nah looks like Abby is just trying to hold in a poop. And not doing to well

That guy... over there January 31, 2012, 9:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #207281

What’s happend? :question:

Kyosuke January 31, 2012, 9:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #207282

Dem eyes

paulosawesome January 31, 2012, 9:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #207285

Odd to have these two things happening at the same time.

NosFerretau January 31, 2012, 11:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #207286

BCB: Now with youtube ads!

Now with actual stuff related to the current comic.
Man, that must have been heartbreaking for Abbey. I mean, wow.
Rough childhood, man.

Rockin' Gamma January 31, 2012, 11:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #207394

he s having a realy big problems!

ema February 1, 2012, 11:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #207447

“This is my ‘I need a hug’ face”. Oh man he looks miserable. D: :( ;_; ._. Dang it, Abraham Sr.

Hoheh Iyah Hohee February 1, 2012, 9:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #207498


Abbey’s mother covered all in bruises, while Abraham flies off to another woman. ._.

Also Abbey’s eyes, so scrawny and big and green and….

…. miserable. D:

eny s February 2, 2012, 9:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #207530


kittykatlovesviolin February 2, 2012, 9:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #207531

Furious Abbey stupied aberham if i was abby i would change my name

kittykatlovesviolin February 2, 2012, 9:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #207599

Poor, poor little Abbey. What a terrible hand life has dealt him.

I am not sure how I would have reacted had I learned that my father was cheating on my mother when I was a kid.

Probably something like “Hey mom, grounds for divorce! Hint hint!”

And yes. Daisy is the definition of cute.

Fruvous February 3, 2012, 4:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #207685

I don’t get it. If BCB haters hate BCB so much, why would they bother making a profile just to say they hate this. PS, BCB haters, go f**k yourselves. You dont know a good comic when you see it.

Just sayin February 3, 2012, 9:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #207991


Shannon February 5, 2012, 10:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #210751

:Dwho likes snow

kool kim February 29, 2012, 10:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #211274

@kool kim
I DO, I DO, I DO!!! were I live it doesen’t snow so ;_;

the fry pwnr March 7, 2012, 9:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #211278

hey Abbey, SURPRISE!!*everyone hugs Abbey, yes even Lucy for the ‘why not’*

the fry pwnr March 7, 2012, 10:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #225108

Does that happen EVERY TIME he sees a car? L

Lloyd. August 10, 2012, 1:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #246574

Is that Lucy troll face?

shaaa May 26, 2013, 2:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #284558

I haven’t seen that face since………..IM GONNA KILL HIM

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 28, 2014, 11:35 PM EST.

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