70. Piece of Cake, page posted 5/23/12

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Comment ID #217069

Happiness? WHAT HERESY IS THIS??? Also, ugly ugly brown sweater! Это так уродливо, это заставляет меня типа на русском языке!!! She looks like a freaking chocolate Easter bunny! She could bathe in mud and it wouldn’t change the freaking color. (I really hate brown clothes)

Nikita May 23, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #217070

Oh Paulo, you’re going to break her heart

Eyrie May 23, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #217071


Lilmont May 23, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #217072

All that talk of breaking up? You guys in the comments are so quick to make these two break apart. =P

HellAshes May 23, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #217073

Welp, time for Lucy time!

Shelby May 23, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #217074

Smooth Paulo…..now whatcha gonna do?

Aiya May 23, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #217075

Hmm a week holds plenty of drama for paulo.

funnymaster May 23, 2012, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #217076

o no i can see problems in the future… o well now that Paulo doent have to wrry about Jazzie he can finally do what needs to be done, cheer Lucy up. jus like last time… no more no less… ya i dnt see ANY problems commin up. NONE AT ALL! :unsure:

nexus doubt May 23, 2012, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #217077

Paulo for best person award.

Isadora May 23, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #217078

oh noes jazzie, that way past your bedtime… XD

hahaha, she’s like a kid…
A totally awesome kid… With boobs…

Imma stop there…

Pshyzo May 23, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #217079

Translation: I’m going to cheat on you while you’re visiting your grandmother!
Or not. Still on the fence as to wether Paulo is an arsehole still, or a reformed *****.
Leaning toward reformed *****, but we still have a few pages to go.
On a slightly related note: OH GOD.
In a very unrelated note: apparently, Taeshi hired Kaitley Plim to do panel 4.
You’ll only get that if your Kaitley Plim. Herro, Kaitisan!
Curtisimo - questions as

Curtisimo May 23, 2012, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #217080

he was torn about possibly sleeping with Lucy b4… we all saw how it would have turned out too… this is way worse then last time as well, i just hope the thought of Jazzie will keep him from makin a huge mistake… :nope: :( D: :unsure:

nexus doubt May 23, 2012, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #217081

Some people hate Jasmine. Why was that again? Since my fellows here haven’t even noticed his sleeping around habits stop the moment he gets very involved with a girl, how can the readers all be expected to see her development?

Hoheh! May 23, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #217082

Jazz looks a little weird in the second panel……i almost die when Jazz told Paulo not to hate her! xD

LuckyCat May 23, 2012, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #217083

Paulo, oh you. Hope for the best.

Bolgverk May 23, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #217084

Phew! I thought for sure that it was the breakup call coming from Jazz. Although now that Jazz will be away, I wonder what Paulo’s going to do about Lucy?

NBbowler May 23, 2012, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #217085

I sense a new years eve brawl between Mike and Paulo.

starfighter105 May 23, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #217086

Jazzy is a great girl but Lucy does need someone… And it can’t be mike so..

Geb May 23, 2012, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #217087

What year does this take place? I’ve lost track :/

Different Adam May 23, 2012, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #217088

let’s see…Jazz gone for a week…Paulo worrying about Lucy…geez it’s so difficult to fathom what comes next… :O

minibeats May 23, 2012, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #217089

I’m liking them as a couple more and more with every page. If they break up it will need a lot of explanations. More than just Paulo having typical 15 year old boy feelings for another female he is close to. I mean really, doesn’t anyone remember what it’s like being a 15 year old? Specifically the males out there? I know when I was around that age I was in a similar situation as Paulo (A girlfriend that I loved very much, but other girls that I was really good friends with) and yeah, I had battles between my upper and lower brains (didn’t help that my girlfriend lived 5 hours away) but I got past it, grew up a little, and I’m still with my girlfriend now.

And no, I don’t think Paulo’s feelings for Lucy are strictly sexual. I know he loves her in a sisterly way, but the first few pages of the chapter told me that his lower brain is still doing some of the thinking. (Maybe more than some)

tl;dr PauloxJazz herpdederp

Also to Taeshi, I just got finished reading this and you have me absolutely hooked. I’m really liking the watercolor, it’s very fitting I think. I’m not sure what it is, but it just adds a sense of calm that nicely balanced the emotional trainwreck that this comic is (I mean emotional trainwreck in the best possible ways)

Inukai May 23, 2012, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #217090

It’s like Paulo’s being set up for failure by the world.

revengineer May 23, 2012, 12:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #217093

awww i love this couple! :love:

Jlaw May 23, 2012, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #217094

Has a week to think to himself…

Or rather…

Shojobo May 23, 2012, 12:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #217095

Oh man. This chapter should be good… but it seems short, so I’ll wait for the next chapter as well! (and every chapter after that)

Konikaa May 23, 2012, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #217096

Oh no. I see the easier cheating now, too. Don’t do it Paulo, break up with her before!

I think it’s not like he is such an ******* if he do all that what we see coming. They’re just going out with each other, no eternal-love thing. Paulo started dating Jazz in the first place to HAVE a girlfriend. I know she means something to him (we remember Pillow Talk), but more as a close friend than a partner. For Jazz, it seems like she would have trouble dealing with Paulo as a “but we can stay friends” and the breaking up would hurt her.
But not as MUCH as direct cheating (the thinking about Lucy counts as indirect). Breaking up in her absence or after a time span she wasn’t with him is also cruel, because for a long time she will regret going to her grandma.
What are the odds Jazz gets back earlier than exspected and finds Paulo cheating? Worst case scenario. It would also add something to Lucys guilt-o-meter.

But HEY guys, who of you haven’t thought Lucy would abuse Mike’s mobile phone? So even if I’m like 120% sure some of my prediction will come true, we are dealing with Taeshi here, who could lead the story anywhere (that’s a good thing).

Also I just wrote a comment for ten minutes about the ongoing about a comic in the internet that is about the relationship of young cats and dogs. Just wanted to make that one clear.

And oh, Taeshi, do other cat- and dog-like species live in this universe like wolves or lions?

Naity May 23, 2012, 1:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #217097

Is jazz wearing brown pants under her brown skirt? Wow, I thought she had moe style than THAT!

Migrant May 23, 2012, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #217099

Dang Tess, how many parties do you NEED?

Sojo May 23, 2012, 1:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #217100

Aw I love Jazzie, she’s way too sweet and cute =[ They do make a cute couple but I don’t know…

Kit May 23, 2012, 1:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #217101

Comon man, Paulo isn’t like that, he wouldn’t cheat, despite his shady past with women. I see no reason for him to do so.
And Tess is having ANOTHER PARTY??!!
Guess the girl can’t help it if she’s a party-animal :D (see what I did?)
this should be interesting! Hopefully Lucy will attend this one and at least try to have fun.
speaking of parties thanks for starring my comment on Monday Taeshi :D my bday was yesterday so you must be psychic!!

Foreveryoung5 May 23, 2012, 1:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #217102

There’s one thing Paulo isn’t. And that’s a cheater.

Ven May 23, 2012, 1:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #217103

Looks like Paulo isn’t going to get any answers about Lucy until she comes out of the house, since her brother is absolutely set on blocking him.
Jazz and Paulo still seem very friendly towards each other without acting all stiff about it, so there is still potential there.
It’s clear Paulo is concerned, as I suppose most readers are curious, about how Lucy is doing. However, unless he is extremely desperate to find out, I think Paulo will wait it out a bit to see what happens.
As for Mike, I see him in the background for the moment. Paulo is worried about Lucy, but I don’t see Mike popping up in Paulo’s worries. Paulo seems to be specifically worried about Lucy’s, as always, emotional condition.
Also, Mike is kind of lost in his own happy world with the return of Sandy. He seems oblivious to everything else, which is probably most evident in his rather unsound and derogatory treatment of Lucy, as of late.
Being personal here, I get the feeling Mike thinks too much of himself. If he could just step back a bit and stop holding onto himself every five seconds, maybe he’ll realize the damage he’s done and the monster, in the eyes of Lucy and most likely that of other readers, he’s become.

GalienBay May 23, 2012, 2:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #217104

imma seein’ where this is goin’

jkatts May 23, 2012, 2:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #217105

i think people seem to be forgetting though that these last few comics are taking place BEFORE Tess’s party. And we know for a fact that at the party Paulo still didn’t know what happened to Lucy. (though it makes his suspicions towards Mike more justified than just him jumping to conclusions.) So sad to say but I don’t think Paulo’s going to find out what happened…at least not in this chapter. not when there are just 3 pages left of this particular chapter.

Luna May 23, 2012, 2:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #217106

I really dont understand the time line of the story :-/

meowww May 23, 2012, 2:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #217107

YAY! I’VE NEVER BEEN SO HAPPY TO BE WRONG IN MY LIFE! Oh, so this happens RIGHT after Mike’s brutal comment….. huh, so the party hasn’t happened yet (and here I thought that was a Christmas party). Okay, now Paulo’s look to Mike makes more sense now. Hm, so good news may be that Paulo’s not breaking up with Jazz anytime soon, that’s great -phew-. Also, I had a thought; could it be that Paulo may have confronted Mike AFTER Abbey left the party? or will he do that when they return to school? I get the feeling it’ll be while in school, but it sounds more like Paulo’s style to do that while at the party…..

Subaru May 23, 2012, 2:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #217108

Bleh. This page rubs me the wrong way. Jazz has no fashion sense and her mouth in the second panel just dun look right.

Oh uh I mean great story progression… >_>

Danny May 23, 2012, 2:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #217109

I can’t see a resolution that leaves everyone happy :(

Alexander B May 23, 2012, 2:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #217110

Idk about you guys but I like the first panels. o:
And if those clothes had been in other colours you fancy, you wouldn’t be complaining. There’s nothing wrong with brown, and this comes from a punker. T:

Can’t wait until Friday. <3

Yumikarp May 23, 2012, 3:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #217111

I’m thinking these next few pages are gonna explain why Lucy’s not at the party.

Well, more of an explanation than just “I’m being mopey because my highschool flirt who was totally going to marry me actually hates me”.

Oh, and, uh, Mike’s a douche. Now everyone agrees with me! Yay I’m popular!

LimeyBrit May 23, 2012, 3:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #217112

Paulo a week alone without his girlfriend.. hmmmmm possibilities 8-D

Lucyluz May 23, 2012, 4:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #217113

and Jazz.. BROWN?! Come on D:

Lucyluz May 23, 2012, 4:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #217114

I would have killed for a GF like jazz in high school.

Antonie May 23, 2012, 4:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #217115

This page brought a nice smile to my face :)

Chocothunda May 23, 2012, 4:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #217116

@Luna This chapter happens AFTER the CHRISTMAS party. (Page 2 of the chapter Paulo says, well mentally says, “Yo Luce! I noticed ya didn’t come to Tess’ party so I brought ya a slice o’ cake!” Tess is apparently throwing another new years eve party (I’m guessing the Christmas party was the week before Christmas and Jazz is leaving the week of Christmas. The New Years party would be the next week.) As for the events of December (Mike and Lucy’s fight) that happened on the last week of school (First week of December?) before winter break. Loose Ends (Abbey’s Chapter) happened the first week of break (same week as Tess’ party) and this chapter began shortly afterwards. (Or else that cake’d be pretty nasty) Hope this clears things up for some people

Inukai May 23, 2012, 4:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #217118

Tess throws a lot of parties.

LH May 23, 2012, 4:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #217119

Epic sad face. :O Grandparents are a little weird.

Anonymous May 23, 2012, 5:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #217120

Why is everybody wondering why Tess is throwing all these parties?If I remember correctly,she’s rich.If I had a bunch of money,I’d throw tons of parties too.And I actually like Jasmine’s outfit.But I also have no fashion sense whatsoever,so it could just be me. :/

Miki-chan May 23, 2012, 6:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #217121

This reminds me of sandyberp and jerkface here D:

Vanesa May 23, 2012, 6:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #217122

One week is enough to make him get real.

Knux-the-Killer May 23, 2012, 6:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #217123

One whole week, eh?

Maybe this will be enough time for Paulo to get his act together.

Nimbus26 May 23, 2012, 7:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #217124

paulo is thinking “thank god, now i can wank off to lucy without that too-good-for-me **** jasmine bothering me for a whole week!”.

paulo should take some razors to his wrists and throat, that’d be a good end for this chapter.

oh, just to let paulo supporters know, i’m not reading these comments after i post, because i know any reply is going to be a waste of time to read.

die, paulo, die!

Thanatos May 23, 2012, 8:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #217125

I love the relationship of Paulo and Jazz displayed here - she’s at least concerned enough about the fact she has to go away and Paulo is completely cool about about it. They make great friends, though girlfriend and boyfriend? Hmm…

Of course this page now confirms we’ve jumped back a week in the past before Abbey got his news and Tess’s party. Surprised really as I thought this chapter would be held a few weeks after all that, but it makes Lucy’s isolation a bit more understandable, there’s no way Paulo or anyone else will really know what happened yet.

Still now a week without Jazz will give Paulo time to figure out what’s wrong with Lucy and his feelings I suppose. I feel that could end badly…

Jennytablina May 23, 2012, 8:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #217126

before i start this comment, let me just say, i am unable to edit my posts anymore for some reason… i was able to edit them just before before you guys changed the site to the way it is now, the comments seperated from the main page.

anyway, to the point… um, have you guys heard of “rule 34”?

…yeah, don’t look up “bittersweet candy bowl” on there.

those with weak constitutions will die… probably from excessive nosebleeds.

Thanatos May 23, 2012, 8:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #217128

Well tess will leave in some way soon…>_>

You obviously dont see that paulo is the most perfect guy on here he has no parent issues, isnt going crazy over a girl that is miles away, and not to be mean to david whos second best but hes not mentally deficent

DinR May 23, 2012, 9:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #217129

Jasmine is one of the sweetest girls who ever lived! Paulo, if you do leave her, please try not to hurt her…

Xenos May 23, 2012, 9:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #217130

I really don’t think Paulo is going to cheat on Jasmine here. If he did, then this would just be a retread of Another Shoulder but with Paulo making the other choice. And, well, we already had that chapter!

Seriously, he was able to support Lucy without letting his dick take over when he was single, he’s capable of doing the same when he has a girlfriend.

Some new guy May 23, 2012, 10:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #217131

Wow, it’s kind of amazing what Jazzie will put up with. Or is it just she hasn’t put two and two together yet? Poor thing… How will she react if she learns her boyfriend is still holding onto another girl? Speaking of Lucy, I’m still wondering how she is doing.

SuperDetective May 23, 2012, 10:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #217132

Paulooooo… You’re going to do what I did… Noooooooooo man. Noooo. But then again, why would Lucy even help him cheat? She hates people even touching her. When Paulo took her to the doctor, half her energy was spent beating him away. Lucy is distraught right now, and may do some uncharacterized things, but she wouldn’t help him cheat. Unless she thought oh wow somebody accepts me now!

Also Paulo doesn’t want to cheat. He’s torn. The girl of his dreams, who he just kinda flows to, or the cute girl who adores him, has done nothing wrong and has forgiven him several times. Paulo. It may seem like a good chance now, but doing things when emotions are high, and people aren’t themselves, is a TERRIBLE IDEA. because when or if things go back normal, Lucy isn’t going to want a boyfriend, unless it’s Mike. Jazzie is still going to like Paulo.

Also… Mike is going to crack sometime soon. He can’t be that bad of a person for long otherwise it’ll kill him. I just kinda don’t want to give up on Mike. He’s a good guy, but he yeah…. Doin some ****. Mike has a soul people. He risked his life for her multiple times. Ugh. Haha writing about cat comics… Nevermind

Serge May 23, 2012, 10:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #217133

Wait…I thought this takes place AFTER Tess’ Party.

Now here its like a week or two before Tess’s party? We’re in a flashback?
When did it implicate we were in a flash back?

…I’m lost :(

Lady May 23, 2012, 10:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #217134

I think I just realized this is another flashback, anyway their relationship seems to be in a good state. Let’s see what the last few pages have in store for us in Paulo’s head.

Starkeyblade May 23, 2012, 11:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #217135

We can edit comments, right?

Edit: Well, yeah, looks like comment editing still works.

SuitCase May 23, 2012, 11:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #217136

Who say’s he’s even gonna cheat? He’s not a bad guy. Paulo, whoever you choose doesn’t matter, just make yourself happy. And punish Mike. That’s what’s important.

Them May 23, 2012, 12:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #217137

This isn’t a flashback. The chapter before had Tess’ birthday party. Now she’s preparing for a New Year’s party. Her parents are rich enough that this isn’t a big deal, I guess.

Some New Guy May 23, 2012, 12:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #217138

I don’t know if i’m the only one who has any trust in paulo but i think he is going to do the right thing and just cheer lucy up. I think he wants to stay with Jazz and isn’t willing to break her heart.

Vex May 23, 2012, 12:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #217139

………. really guys? really??
to understand that this ISN’T a flashback, you just need to look at the chapter’s title. piece of cake. which cake?? the one paulo carried to lucy, of course. and where is it from? a certain party… aahh, you remember now.
my goodness…

about the chapter:
I hope paulo doesn’t act stupidly during that week. normally taeshi makes things go in an unpredictable way , so I hope this is the case, too. because the first thing we all thought about it is “he’s going to cheat on jazz while she’s away”…

so I was totally right about you, after all (the fact you think anybody who doesn’t agree with you is inevitably wrong, etc…). oh wait, you won’t read this comment, so I can say anything to you! let’s see…

I herd you liek paulo, secretly…

… I don’t have enough energies to continue our discussion, right now… the only thing I can say is that it seems to me that you misunderstood some parts of my comment.
I’ll write something later…

boh... May 23, 2012, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #217140

The cake delivery was in a Flashback??? yes/no?

jamie_mac May 23, 2012, 1:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #217141

Paulo, you’re like the only reason I’m still reading this comic. Stay you.

You, and the amazing psychological analyses that our brilliant commenters provide! Man, I think Taeshi gets more free laughs out of this comic than anybody else.

Souffrir May 23, 2012, 1:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #217142

the cake delivery, yes, but it was a flashback from that same day (or, at most, from the day before, but I’m quite sure this chapter is set on the day after the party).

boh... May 23, 2012, 1:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #217143

@Hoheh well….that maybe true, but you can say the same about any girl he gets seriously involved with..I mean…Lucy didnt return his affections and it was only two girls he slept with. One was using him and the other was a ****. I think he was going through his own stage of depression at that time. He just wanted someone to love him too. Girls get like that a lot, so this shows how sensitive he is. Ahdm, but thats a whole other topic XD. Jazz just happened to be there at the right time. …but I don’t hate her for it. =D

Akiriuu May 23, 2012, 1:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #217144

Giving off some bad vibes there, Paulo. You’re going the wrong way in your struggle, kid.,

StushiJaguar May 23, 2012, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #217145

this will not end well, something will happen, jazz will find out, and it will be up to her whether to keep going out with him :unsure:

Wowturtlesss May 23, 2012, 2:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #217146


Huh? May 23, 2012, 2:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #217148

John Moshita?
Are you perhaps referring to John Moschitta, the Fed Ex guy?
Becauseifiweretowantpeopletoradmycommentsinthesame wayjohmmoschittatalksiwouldspeaklijethiswithoutusi nganyformofpunctuationorspacingandiwouldtypeitreal lyfastsotherewouldbealargechancethattherewouldbegr atuitousspellingerrorsthoughlookingoverthisidintse eanywhichisoutstanding.
Curtisimo - *gasp*

Curtisimo May 23, 2012, 4:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #217149

Not the prettiest page, but s’ok

Jade May 23, 2012, 4:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #217150

Past midnight and they are both blushing…dangerous. Is she gona take Rachels sagely advice and give that BJ?

Fluffy May 23, 2012, 5:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #217151

weird how they talk in the phone

Cata :3 May 23, 2012, 5:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #217152

Ohhhh!!! Is this before Tess’ party???? :O so now we’re going to know why Lucy didn’t come!!

Knuc May 23, 2012, 5:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #217154

beep boop beep sup Lucy babe 8-) Leave me alone Mad Lucy P.S i have the igamakation of a pile of sticks :/

me May 23, 2012, 6:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #217156

my time to shine 8-)

herp derp May 23, 2012, 6:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #217158

…..I really hope that Paulo won’t use Jazz’s absence as an accuse to hang out with Lucy cause he still has feelings for her.

Cause I would lose all new found respect for him if he did that.

He and Jazz make much more sense as a couple.

Death of Ink May 23, 2012, 6:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #217159

More like “Dumb Teenager Paulo in the Land of Peer Pressure (co-starring David)” 8-D

Also I feel like phones in this world have a bit of a design flaw, they’re far too short. Anyone would think the designers have no idea where people’s ears are. Must be inconvenient.

Some new guy May 23, 2012, 6:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #217160

Reading the comments officially ruined the comic for me. Not saying I think anyone here is right. Just saying I guess discussing all this isn’t for me, I prefer the element of surprise and just waiting for the next update.

Lizzille May 23, 2012, 6:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #217161

Whats the chapter with tess’s party where Lucy is missing? oxo link plz D:

figure out this comic before i run mad :)

Sahchan May 23, 2012, 7:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #217162

nvm found it >~< after skimming threw chapters xD

Sahchan May 23, 2012, 7:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #217163

-breaths again- there ok O.O”’

Thank god. But still, Find Lucy Paulo!!!!! D:

Mike I would say drop dead but I believe something much better is in-store for you >:[

Sandy I hope you see the truth to this mess. And I hope your feelings on Lucy changes. Your a sweet and busy girl. :)

Jazz Plz forgive Paulo For upcoming randomness plz understand. :O

Sahchan May 23, 2012, 7:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #217165

The tension thickens.
*Insert insightful comment*
*Insert witty pun*
End comment.

Neospector May 23, 2012, 8:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #217166

he seems to be more of a friend toward her now, she herself seems much more affectionate.

BCB4ever May 23, 2012, 9:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #217168

Mean kitty is the best kitty.

Crackles May 23, 2012, 9:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #217169

Awww that Jasmine face in the second panel is cute ^__^

ThisGuy May 23, 2012, 10:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #217170

im starting to see a different side of Jasmine if you know what i mean guys…..and dont look at me like wow you would think that im being serious lol…..”A present means a uncertain future”

ThePointMan May 23, 2012, 10:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #217171


What do you mean? :O

Sahchan May 23, 2012, 11:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #217172

New years….where all the **** gos down

hurt/lov/hate May 23, 2012, 11:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #217173

A flashback within a flashback huh? Very enlightening and “viewer-dangling” at the same time. I say “viewer-dangling” because it feels as though you are dangling ideas and thoughts that are slightly foreshadowed by all this commotion.

Seikyuu May 23, 2012, 11:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #217174

GOD!!! I wish i didnt read all of this in one day when i first started!!! ITS TO MUCH WAITING FOR THE DAYS TO GO BY FASTER!!! :( ._. ;_;

Smoky May 23, 2012, 11:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #217175


wait this is bcb

Dragnite May 24, 2012, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #217176

Its like the plot to Inception and Lost. Whats with Lost anyways, i mean no wonder they call it Lost, i cant follow the plot. Back to the point, i don’t think that this is a flashback. How can he be wondering about Lucy like this if it is before he began to suspect something. Noting the first pages, he clearly expected nothing beforehand. Also, Flashception.

Nikita May 24, 2012, 1:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #217180

@ Derp - 1. Why would you say I’m despicable, just for saying my opinion?? You’re the one who’s despicable here.. which is a kinda lame word to chose anyway you troll.. :/
2. I can think what i want about her clothes, and i think it is damn ugly and thought she had a better sense for fashion, so shut up Derp and troll someone else Mad Lucy

Lucy-Luce May 24, 2012, 3:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #217185

@GalienBay: My hero! You tell him! That mike really is so self absorbed and pig headed.

Confucius once said,” In order to become established (meaning to be accomplished, which I mean in anything,) one must help others become established.”

Mike thinks he’s accomplished so much, and is patting himself on the back about it. Then he destroys someone. He’s not established at all as an individual for that very reason. Paulo is actually trying to help Lucy, so he’s becoming more established as an individual, much more so than that donkey Mike. Paulo deserves to be happily with Jasmine, and I’m glad Taeshi decided to not break them up, or at least not now anyways.

Alkaizer87 May 24, 2012, 3:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #217187

but taeshi does have the chapter done, im pretty sure.
she sent scans to donators, remember?

visiface May 24, 2012, 5:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #217188

Nuuuu, Jazzie, not BROWN D: at least top it off with something like a green scarf (just because “king ******* of blthe hitch kingdom” wears one doesn’t mean everyone else ought to set theirs on fire). Green would help brign out your eyes. Also, maybe a skirt that flares out a bit, and brings out the hips? I’d say black for the leggings, because black leggings always work under a skirt, and maybe a less shapeless sweater

Wow. Just Gage a ca fashion advise. :P

Plantsforhire May 24, 2012, 6:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #217193

wow. took me two days to read the comic from the start! you, my good madam, sure know how to tell a story. and i love how your illustrations had gradually improved, kudos to you! ;)

flea’s still a huge emo douche though. lucyxpaulo ftw! :love:

p.s. is ****** really never coming back? lol.

pandaeyes May 24, 2012, 12:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #217194

@Inukai My bad ^^;; I read the comic wrong when I read it yesterday (it was like 2 in the morning my time) but now rereading it i see that he said New Year’s party so disregard my previous comment

Luna May 24, 2012, 1:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #217196

You know sadly I don’t like Jazz but I think Lucy and Paulo will make a better relationship <3 :D

KittyXoX May 24, 2012, 1:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #217198

woo you’re right! I’m already feeling a bit silly, since some pages ago I said “people, don’t bother replying to Thanatos anymore”, still I did it here.
but on the other hand, I couldn’t resist to make fun of him, since he said “i know any reply is going to be a waste of time to read”, but he actually wrote it because he read a reply!

for the discussion about augustus:

Which pretty much makes whole discussion pointless, so it puzzles me why are you bothering with convincing me he’s not a bad guy

I wrote why I do it in that same comment!

Ok, you don’t get one thing as well. No matter how much of saint Taeshi would try to make out of him, it doesn’t make up for his past actions, as long as they are not retconed.

and you can get that I agree with you on this by reading the rest of that comment.

Only thing uncoherent is his acting towards Lucy, which is also questionable. You do remember his remark about challenge, don’t you?

I think it’s still uncoherent. I just can’t believe someone can help someone else like he did with lucy having, at the same time, bad intentions or plans.
if he actually does, I just hope he will hesitate at least a bit when he will have to make his move, or else he would be acting really uncoherently.

Ok, once again I don’t get what makes you think he is not an ******* anymore.

same as above, for the fact that, imo, he can’t be so bad if he helped lucy so much (I think that, without his advice, she would have really messed with mike’s phone, or would have worsened the situation in some other way).
also he is sincere on his feelings about daisy, wanting her to be happy and stuff, so that probably proves he’s truly sorry for what he did.

Forgetting about comic timeline, are we?

what? O.o
what are you referring to?

Also I still don’t know why are you so convinced he aren’t bad.

explained above.

boh... May 24, 2012, 2:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #217199

Re: Augustus. The underhanded and manipulative way he went about seducing Daisy, plus the fact that he has some part to play in Alejandro’s revenge plot, make me not trust him at all. I don’t know why he’s acting the way he is with Lucy now, but I’d put money on there being some kind of hidden agenda behind it before I’d believe he was doing anything good.

Some new guy May 24, 2012, 2:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #217200

@Some new guy:
eh, I’m beginning to believe to that too, but the thing I can’t understand isn’t why he’s acting the way he is, but how he is able to do it, if he really has such bad intentions.

boh... May 24, 2012, 2:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #217201

Woot, current chapter, finally. Have to say, you really made a interesting and engaging story.

Shiva May 24, 2012, 3:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #217206

Okay, boh, derp, and curtisimo, seriously you guys have me in stitches on the whole thanatos comment. Seriously though, just ignore him/her (i’m seriously banking on a her about now, though). Thanatos is obviously one of those types who, no matter what, believes his/her intellect surpasses all others and we should be in awe of his/her genius.

On a sidenote, curtisimo, “the fed ex guy” that’s kind of an obscure reference isn’t it? I had actually forgotten he had done fed ex commercials before he did matchbox ads, just saying.

Before i forget @boh, i saw your other comment. I didn’t reply because it was exactly as you said, it was a miscommunication. I get what you’re saying now and i have no further argument at this time to it.

strider May 24, 2012, 6:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #217207

Dialogue and art is good on this page, also SHOCKING TWIST: they didn’t break up. PAULOXJASMINE LIVES TO SHIP ANOTHER DAY

nAar May 24, 2012, 7:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #217208

When did I say anything about Thanatos? I don’t even attempt to comprehend his ever-correct genious.
Also, yes. Obscure references are my game.

Curtisimo May 24, 2012, 9:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #217209

I don’t see why everyone is so confused about Tess’ parties. She had a Christmas party, where Paulo got the cake from, and now she’s having a New Years’ party. If there were a flashback, it would be clear where it started.
She’s just a party type of gal.

It seems like Paulo appreciates Jazz, so hopefully he’ll at least try to keep his relationship with Lucy as strictly a friendship, without benefits. I’d hate for a little lust for Lucy to cause his happy relationship to fail.

GUEST May 24, 2012, 10:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #217210

I love dis comic. does dis hav a book and where can nick get one?

Nickdamazing>:D May 24, 2012, 10:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #217211

I love JazzyxPaulo :) They R my favorite couple. I realy think they r good together. The only problems I C R the slight age gap, and jazzy always having other engagments to attend to. I Think jazzy next to sue is the most mature person in this series. Gotta give props to Taeshi for that one, lol making the younger expected to be imature character, very mature. I feel that jazzy is exactly what paulo needs in his life, and well ya vice ah versa. He’s loyal and protective, and obvisoly cares for her. I think once he gets past his lust for lucy he’ll be good with jazzy. It’s also very clear that jazzy loves paulo, i mean remember the slumber party. My personal fear since i love this couple, and i’m shure all the other Pauloxjazzys out there R fearing, is the one the only Taeshi 8-D Dun dun dun……Hear me out. I just know taeshi is going to put paulo into a situation that may hurt jazz and the whole relationship. I felt that at the begging of the chapter. Thats fine with me i love the drama, i love taeshi and suitcase, i just realy realy want it to work out between these 2. To all the PauloxLucy fans, ya they’d be an ok couple….i just have a pretty good feeling how this story may end with mike and lucy, or not at all. Sigh PauloxJazzy4ever. Isnt she just the cutest :O

JustSomeCritic May 24, 2012, 10:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #217212

If you can’t use a brush pen correctly, don’t use it at all and change it for rotrings, it makes me cry to see how you waste one with your sloppy lineart, bitch.

Oscar May 24, 2012, 11:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #217258


It’s a new style… how do people learn to use things if they don’t… actually use them…? Here’s some spraypaint, try not to waste a perfectly good can of spraypaint. :x

Paggles May 25, 2012, 1:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #217345

If it ever comes to the situation, I have to say it. Jasmine totally wants Paulo to “punish” her…

Hoheh! May 25, 2012, 9:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #217353

@Derp: Ah that is true. What goes around, comes around, Karma and all that. So, he’s going to get stung so bad, that if he decides to dump Sandy because he no longer has his friends, he’s going to get rejected. Also if not, then he’s more heartless than I thought. Also another thing. What does ‘derp’ mean? I mean I’ve seen a lot of people use it, but I still don’t get it. is like some kind of expression like ‘duh’?

Alkaizer87 May 25, 2012, 11:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #217364

@ Inukai: I am 15, and it is a very conflicting situation

Invader Rex May 26, 2012, 8:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #217554

@Paggles: She’s been using them for long enough to get used to them, she’s just an untalented moron and didn’t get any better with all that… practice? because she’s a talentless lazy-bum.

Oscar May 28, 2012, 10:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #227738

will they ever kiss?….EVER?!?!?!…..oh but I think they might ;)

mad hatter September 8, 2012, 8:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #271843

Oh yes. New Year’s Party. Bet that’s going to go well…

Yes January 6, 2014, 7:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #274600

BCB comment box hates my phone today TT.TT
I posted two supa long analyses of Mike’s and Lucy’s and Paulo’s overall relationship with one another but it messed up both times x.x
Basically: Mike is justified in that he’s getting Sandy, so he’s moving out of his decade-long friendship with Lucy because there’s WAY too many strings attached there, as well as Sandy asking him to stop.
But I think that might just be the final push it takes to move Lucy into Paulo’s arms. And, about Mike leaving the table… I don’t think Daisy is all that likely to follow. Even if she did, Abbey might be able to convince her to stay, because if how Mike’s been treating her. And even if they did go… Paulo would want to be with Daisy and Abbey, but right now, her likely rather be with Lucy than Mike, and once the whole group hears about how Mike treated her… Well, I just don’t see the “new table” working out for Mike all that well.

SpartanChris024 February 7, 2014, 1:19 AM EST.

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