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Veronica: Oh Sue and your damage control.

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Comment ID #255208

Yay Sue!

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255209

wow this is really awkward :I
I hope it’s not like this or paulo and jasmine all the time.

fickledreamer July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255210

Awkward! :O

Elly123 July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255211

All right. Paulo’s rather nervous these days. I really like Jasmine’s emotion in this page.

HongKat July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255212


Gate-Senpai July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255213

..Daisy don’t be so oblivious. D:
This tenseness is so thick can cut it with a knife. ; n

****** July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255214

thank you Sue

sen July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255215

Awk :/

nommerz July 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255216

Ha ha ha ha this is awesome.

TheGentleman July 30, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255217

So….was that really all we’re gonna get of Mike getting called out…?

MissShellGiraffe July 30, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255218

The HORROR, for Jasmine.

Anna July 30, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255219

Assumptious Jasmine is assumptious.

Gate-Senpai July 30, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255220

Well… That was unexpected…jasmines face is very disturbing
3 comments already?!

Mcturtle July 30, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255221

That stare… :O

Rando July 30, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255222

Pardon me while I facepalm at Daisy. I mean, who would be stupid/oblivious enough to bring exes together? Mad Lucy

TheX400096 July 30, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #255223

Creepy Face :O

C July 30, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #255224

Damn, Sue is a pro in things like this. Lets just hope it works out better then the play did. (In terms of getting Lucy/Mike to make up)

Venorik July 30, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #255225

Oh my poor sweet precious Jasmine :(

Trickfrance July 30, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #255226

Wow that was kind of almost bad, I have fealng that paulo and jasmine are going to need some time get passed weird fealing they get there. Both in the same room

lov/hate/hurt July 30, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #255227

Its still a struggle, I’m sure Jasmine is still upset about the whole “Paulo loves Lucy and it isn’t fair for Jasmine so he breaks up with her to be fair” thing. And, I’m Paulo feels bad for doing that but we know he loves Lucy more than Jasmine and finds that their relationship is no longer meaningful enough to continue. Still it is an abrupt moment that Jasmine would see that Paulo want to be with someone else and so we can all see how both of them feel about their changed relationship.

Keyblade Dragon July 30, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #255228

*wakes up a minute before page updates*
**** yeah, internal BCB alarm. :D
So, quick thinking there, Sue. But did you have a plan for the next part?
…since brain.exe is still starting up over here, imma leave it at that. :x *goes back to bed*

Oceanus92 July 30, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #255229

Paulo + Jasmine + Rachael + Same Room = TRIPLE COMBO BREAKER

Pull out all the stops! Let’s get ready to rumble!!!

Gate-Senpai July 30, 2013, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #255230

Awkward! XP

eagle July 30, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #255231


kami July 30, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #255232

Not only did they recently break up, but Jasmine seemed to arrived just as Rachel was all over Paulo! And he was apparently ping after Lucy! Oh lord, does Jasmine even realize what happened with Lucy? XD; This is gonna be awkweird for sure!

Points to Sue, I am LOVING her here - drama control and a little comeuppance for Mike. I don’t hate him, I just want the others to know what happened, and for him to see how much his actions have inadvertently affected the whole group. If… that makes sense. X3

Great work as always Taeshi!

Ryuko July 30, 2013, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #255233

Sue is the best ever. I love her. She really is the perfect friend no matter who you are.

Kay-felis July 30, 2013, 1:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #255234

they sure are getting slowly all together in one room, I wonder where this is going :D

DK3 July 30, 2013, 1:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #255235

So just to recap at this party are 3 people who have intimate relationships with Paulo, Daisy who is acting like she never heard about any of these people relationships with one another, Mile who feels responsible for Lucy’s exit from the group, Sue who seems to be onto Mike, and Abbey who will kill Paulo if he comes within 5 feet of Daisy… All we need is Augustus and the “party” can really get started ;)

Misanthrope July 30, 2013, 1:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #255236

Why is Daisy so *dense*?
I mean yeah, she’s always been naive, but I never noticed it being that bad before D:
Have I misread her that much until now? She feels like a different character to me in this chapter, or some sort of caricatual version of herself…

Laufente July 30, 2013, 1:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #255237

(long time no see, taeshi! i’m going to begin commenting regularly aaa but i’ll be going by my name alicia next update! wheezes let’s hope you recognize me still)

there’s memorial sue, knocking out issues left and right as per the usual. thanks, sue, nip it in the bud! i’m happy someone is helping our lil daisy out!! (and mike smiling to help is really cute)

i love the details in the background hhhHH the floor and the cute poster behind jasmine really keep the setting in mind!!

it’s pretty funny to see jasmine really butthurt over this breakup considering she began dating him knowing paulo was troublesome enough—! (i’m voting rachel genki girl all the way)

expressions are top knotch!

Amber July 30, 2013, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #255239

I’m a bit unsure on whether or not Jasmine knows it was Lucy he broke up with her for, sure there were more than enough signs of it but people in this comic tend to be rather oblivious…

If she does know, than Paulo’s in for a world of hurt.

Oh and yeah, guys, remember that Paulo never actually told Jasmine who he was talking about. She’s gotta figure it out herself if she hasn’t already.

Just wanted to point that out :smirk:

Thatoneguy July 30, 2013, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #255240

Was Her first Boyfriend. What else is there too say?

Sanchan July 30, 2013, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #255241

THIS. This is why I like Sue. :love:

Meow July 30, 2013, 1:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #255242

Jasmine is kind of being creeping the way she is looking at Paulo in the last panel. Like the movie The Grudge or something, then again she may be thinking Paulo left her for Rachael and a more physical relationship. Also good save by Sue, also I would laugh if Augustus was invited at some point Misanthrope, if that happens it may be the series ending the way David would have it. 8-D

Anon-Anon July 30, 2013, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #255243

All right, it’s official. Sue is my favorite character now.
Maybe the only character I truly like anymore…
Besides some background characters.

JUSTSAIYAIN July 30, 2013, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #255244

All right. Paulo’s rather nervous these days. I really like Jasmine’s emotion in this page. :love:
p.s. Sometimes, being forgetful is not bad. Can pretend to be foolish is also a kind of ablility. 8-D

HongKat July 30, 2013, 1:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #255245

All aboard the awkward train O_O.

Chocothunda July 30, 2013, 1:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #255246

Is the last page of this chapter just going to be a full page David saying “Awkward” with a awkward banner and streamers and the like. Cause it should be.

Chrisd765 July 30, 2013, 1:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #255247

I sense cold war level tension. Better be ready to duck and cover.

starfighter105 July 30, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #255248

I thought paulo didnt do awkward? ;)

shmidny July 30, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #255249

I don’t get Jasmine, when she broke it off with Paulo (and Paulo told her he liked someone else) she was able to take it maturely and acted like she was okay with it. I mean, it was obvious that she was hurt and kinda faking it, but she still acted maturely and it seemed like her and Paulo could still be friend.

Then suddenly she started acting like… like this! I’ll admit Paulo didn’t exactly help the case by always acting shocked to see her. What? Did he think she was just going to disappear!? He made the mistake of introduced her to his friends and making her part of the group, so now he has to be a man and take it. Treat her with respect and they wont have these awkward situations. Thank the stars Sue is there to help (though I wish she’d go back to questioning Mike about Lucy.)

Anyways, I hope they (Paulo and Jasmine) become friends again soon. They actually made really good friends. Stop acting immature you two!

Lunacy July 30, 2013, 1:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #255250

ohh sue this time it wasn’t necesary .. but :O awkard :O

Knight-A July 30, 2013, 1:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #255251

She’s always been like this, most people have just somehow been capable to blatantly ignored it, until it became this obvious.

Higgs July 30, 2013, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #255252

paulo do something charming! make the ship sail again! 8-)

melancholia July 30, 2013, 1:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #255253

Smooth Sue, real smooth. You just defused what could’ve been an explosion and bought Paulo the time he needed to plan out a course of action.
Love Sue’s face on panel 4 with Mike. To me it says, “Great, another problem for me to solve, and just when I was about to get Mike to spill the beans about Lucy”.
The last panel is great also. Mike doesn’t know what’s going on, Paulo is still embarrassed out of his mind, Jazz is still thunderstruck as it were, and Sue is all “Stop looking at Paulo already. Awwwwkward”.
All these things going on, this chapter could end up very badly, very well, or somewhere in-between. It’s one darn sweet chapter for sure.

Blank On Purpose July 30, 2013, 2:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #255254


Another Reader July 30, 2013, 2:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #255255

A scrunched-up piece of paper is IRRESISTIBLE to cats… irresistible.

Sue has to position the trio so that Jasmine has her back to Paulo, eh?

5Cats July 30, 2013, 2:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #255256

Has Daisy always been this… oblivious? Unaware?

Paulo did tell her about the break-up earlier in the comic right? I didn’t imagine that? So… shouldn’t it have occurred to her things might be a little awkward?

Then again, you already mentioned Daisy was careless so there you go. It’s no wonder so many people are protective of her.

DiDi July 30, 2013, 2:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #255257

That there Sue. Always feels like the most responsible cat in the room.

StraightFace July 30, 2013, 2:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #255258

There goes the party.

Yxela007 July 30, 2013, 2:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #255259

Daisy, come on now. You can’t be THAT oblivious now, can you? I feel like Sue is the only person who ever has an inkling of common sense among these people. :/

It’s probably while I like Sue the most :P

The Esquire July 30, 2013, 2:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #255260

Nice save, Sue.

Trubeque July 30, 2013, 2:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #255261

Sue, you are a life saver! XD
We need more characters to be like her.

ResidentEddy July 30, 2013, 2:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #255262

It appears that Sue is on the ball today.
Good job dear, I must say I admire your quick thinking
Btw you are awesome Taeshi, love the comic! :)

SIGxMUNDx808 July 30, 2013, 3:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #255263

remember the days when sue wasn’t a main character lol XD

taro July 30, 2013, 3:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #255264

im liking this chapter soo far ….. lets see what will happen tomorrow

the lord inquisitor bob July 30, 2013, 3:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #255265

Wow… I looke dup the definition of “awkward” in the dictionary; this scene came up. ._. :O

xxGrayxx July 30, 2013, 3:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #255266

Again, I just love Sue.

Dat Jasmine stare. She really can’t take a break up very well, especially since she wanted to see other people as well as he in the first place.

Follarch July 30, 2013, 3:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #255267

Paulo, D:

Nice-Hero July 30, 2013, 3:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #255268

I’ve honestly never seen Paulo and Jasmine as more than just friends. They were better off as friends. Paulo has been with almost all the girls in that room, either sexually or relationship. This H is pretty awkward.
Also, Daisy is kinda a ditz in this chapter and I don’t like it :/ but I guess she’s the most innocent one in the group so it makes sense.
When shall the drama bomb deploy? :3

Gabria93 July 30, 2013, 3:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #255270

I’m convinced that Sue can fix anything.

Kikren July 30, 2013, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #255271

That look Sue just gave
That is the look that asks in vain, “Why is everyone but me so horrifically stupid?”
I dunno, Sue. They’re just teenagers after all. I think you’re a little ahead of your time.

Lumi July 30, 2013, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #255272

Well that’s really really weird! Apparently the other person posting as Amber show’s up as me “Amber (you!)” … which I haven’t posted for today. WEIRD!!!!

Edit: til just now
Jasmine is freaking me out with her staring >

Amber July 30, 2013, 3:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #255273

Jasmine’s expression is just: :O
Even the emoticon is her face.

****** July 30, 2013, 3:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #255274

this is the way i read this page.
8-) oh **** she sees me with another girl
:O the cheating ******* is with that sleezy girl
:/ you freaking idiots cant even get along for 2 seconds even though you broke up so heres a damn excuse.
8-) god this is freaking ackward i have a got girl on my lap as my ex stares.
:O look at that man ***** with her…. i wish we didnt break up

1wolfblade July 30, 2013, 3:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #255275

Once again proving that sue is the best.

Evan July 30, 2013, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255276

I just realized, why is Mike staring at Jasmine’s chest?

Thatoneguy July 30, 2013, 4:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #255277

And Sue saves the day ! Good job Sue ! You have redeem yourself from that awkward moment of choking Mike to death with his own scarf.

eyexofxtiger July 30, 2013, 5:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #255278

Daisy, stop being so damn clueless.

Dee July 30, 2013, 5:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #255279

wut, it seems like jasmine didn’t see rachel. I expected a way worse reaction.

boh... July 30, 2013, 5:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #255280

I just love Sue.

Lyucs July 30, 2013, 7:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #255281

Phew! Sue to the rescue!
No offense, Daisy, but this party is getting more awkward by the page.
… Who else did you invite?

Xeneus July 30, 2013, 7:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #255282

:unsure: Oh dear god. DAISY!!! What have you done?!?!

Christen July 30, 2013, 7:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #255284

Lawl good thing Sue manage it

Adisha July 30, 2013, 7:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #255285

And thus summing up teenage life as being quite confusing, and why I ask myself… “why can’t ANYONE just be honest and why do they make decisions where they will be upset after making said decision and…” etc etc.
And yet I myself believe that is where I currently am at with my best friend… *dies*

TarriPup July 30, 2013, 7:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #255286


Icantchooseaname July 30, 2013, 8:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255287

Critical awkwardness achieved

7 July 30, 2013, 8:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #255288

DAMN this all!!! Why Paulo?! Just why are you being such an idiot-hormonal boy today?! ARG!!! Makes me so MAD at him!!

Vanilla July 30, 2013, 8:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #255289

Don’t know why but a couldn’t stop laughing when I saw this. XD

RPG Nerd July 30, 2013, 8:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #255290

i am very angry at Paulo, very…very mad at him….. Furious Abbey i am also very depressed that Lucy left ;_; will she ever come back?

Hunter July 30, 2013, 8:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #255291

o3o looks like Paulo is in the minefield again… better be careful Paulo or you’ll get hit HARD (by Lucy, of course). Mad Lucy

Somebody July 30, 2013, 8:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #255292

It’s almost always awkward with your ex around.

Fluffy July 30, 2013, 8:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #255293

:O : *appears in the room*
8-) : who-dah-wah-dah-WHAT!
:O : *Thinks* Hi Paulo, I’m here to kill you for BETRAYING ME
8-) : Oh, hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Jasmine *awkward*

Somebody July 30, 2013, 8:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #255294

This was a typo guys…. A TYPO ^ ._.

Somebody July 30, 2013, 8:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #255295

(Homestuck) This just proves even more that Sue is totally a Maid of Mind. XD

Anon July 30, 2013, 8:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #255296

well sue i have to admit it thaths think fast ;)

Rex_inizaky July 30, 2013, 9:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #255298

And Sue saves the day once again! :D

Come on, Daisy, you could NOT have been THAT oblivious to Paulo and Rachel’s closeness during this ENTIRE gathering. But then again, Abbey must’ve kept her pretty occupied… -sigh-…. :/

Subaru July 30, 2013, 10:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #255299

Jazz is the most mature character in this comic, next to sue. She avoids drama and was going to leave, but her good nature made her stay when sue asked for help. I believe jazz still kinda has a torch for Paulo. That and i figure she figured that Paulo had his heart set on lucy, having that said she then sees yet another girl just lounging on his lap has to Erk her. She’s probaly wondering how often this went on when they were together, even though Paulo never did fool around with anyone. She didn’t realise how good she had it with him. Out of all the girls Paulo’s been with other than daisy, he gave jazzy the most respect. He treated her well, but i personaly never saw a spark. If anything they seemed more like best friends. Jazz is either relising she lost something good, or relising she lost what might as well been her best friend.

Sue? What exactly is your plan again? To silence the accward knocking on the door, u invite the accward in? Or do u have something up your sleeve to make it all right again?

Daisy (deep breeth) HEEEEEEELLLOOO!!!!!!!!!!

JustSomeCritic July 30, 2013, 10:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #255300

Oh noez! What happened to the PauloxLucy keychains? I wanted to buy one :(

Kimbo July 30, 2013, 11:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #255301

Where is David ?!!!

basani July 31, 2013, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #255302


kdebones July 31, 2013, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #255303

Jesus, I recall jumping to dumb conclusions like this all the time when I was their age.

StushiJaguar July 31, 2013, 12:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #255305


Pauloisjustthatboss July 31, 2013, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #255306

I knew the scene wouldn’t remain peaceful for long heheheheh…

Daisy why you so ignorant >:U

DeltaRedd July 31, 2013, 2:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #255307

jeez….can these two catch a break or what? XD

Anima July 31, 2013, 4:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #255308

All I can say is this, I feel my LucyXPaulo ship sinking.. :(

Sammy July 31, 2013, 4:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #255309

Paulo: She… just… won’t… stop… STARING!!

daft_inquisitor July 31, 2013, 4:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #255310

@Lunacy: As for handling it maturely, she literally broke down crying the second Paulo left after they broke up. This is not something she’s just going to get over in a couple of weeks, so of course she’s gonna be bothered by having him around right now, ESPECIALLY with Rachel all over him.

daft_inquisitor July 31, 2013, 4:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #255311

well, im officially caught up. after a year of not reading, it took me all night. <’^^

Afrika July 31, 2013, 5:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #255312

@Anon *high five*

shmegbert July 31, 2013, 8:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #255986

I love Sue’s «Oh, for crying out loud…» face in panel 4: :/


Sambo August 6, 2013, 10:24 PM EST.

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