77. Study Buddy, page posted 7/31/13

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Comment ID #255318

I smell Drama a brewing!

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone July 31, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255319

I feel like there needs to be a caption “SHOVE”.

bjk July 31, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255320

Well this is bad.

TheGentleman July 31, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255321

waited all morning for this I think Paulo needs to go talk to her

Zake July 31, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255322

Wow, expected the focus on the party to last longer. I love though how Rachel completely understands the situation instead of getting upset at Paulo for pushing her off. She’s quickly becoming one of, if not solely, my favorite characters here.

Deiser July 31, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255323

Oh hell XDD

CrazysamXD July 31, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255324

Ahahaha smooth Paulo. 8-) Way to go.

Trickfrance July 31, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255325

well that went well supricingly

DK3 July 31, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #255326

I don’t think Rachel is stupid, she probably knows what is going on in Paulo’s head. Probably screaming out Lucy’s name probably was also a BIG clue ;)

TheRealSomeone(akaSomeone July 31, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #255327

Looks like Daisy’s party really did make everyone feel better! :D
Well except for jazz and Paulo :O

SIGxMUNDx808 July 31, 2013, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #255328

Is Mike really going to get off scott-free here? Sue’s suspected his involvement from the start, right when Lucy missed that first party of Tess’s. I was hoping he’d finally fess up in this chapter, but I guess it’s too “light-hearted” for that. :/

Oh well, I’m digging the drama and the focus on some of the more background characters. Sue and Rach are definitely some of my favorite background characters. :P

Eemia July 31, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #255329

Harsh o-o
But then again I can imagine this will only get worse

Vivitv July 31, 2013, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #255330

And Paulo attempts a similar save like what Sue did before him…and botches the execution spectacularly. :x
Huh. I guess that actually WAS a pretty okay party. It did its job, after all…no one seems worried or upset about Lucy at all. In fact, the only person who seems to be even remotely downtrodden about anything is Paulo, and possibly Jasmine, for somewhat obvious reasons. But other than them, everyone seems okay. So yeah…great party indeed, Daisy. :D

Oceanus92 July 31, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #255331

What is drama but complicated moments…. They’re in for a wildstorm of it.

Keyblade Dragon July 31, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #255332

#^_^# its really nice to see everyone getting along, cept for jazzie and paulo its really sad :(

Kitkat July 31, 2013, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #255333

They. Broke. Up. MUTUALLY. Jasmine has really got to get her head together because this whole jealousy glare whenever she sees him with another female is ****ing ridiculous, omg. Mad Lucy

Wat July 31, 2013, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #255334

To late for drama, chapters comeing to an end, and besides knowing paulo, kind would want to get the **** out of dodge and leave a fast as he can.

But he won’t.

lov/hate/hurt July 31, 2013, 1:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #255336

Well if you really want someone to kill you just try to hug Daisy while Abbey is around or just hug Rachel one more time in front of Jasmine.

Has anything gotten better since this comic started? It’s kinda been downhill for the characters since the start (comparatively, they had some good times but aren’t as well off as they were)

Misanthrope July 31, 2013, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #255337

Can’t we all just get along?


shaaa July 31, 2013, 1:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #255338

Well. :nope:

Yeah. :/ (Paulo just can’t get a break, can he?)

Paulo: Oh, hai dere Jazmin, how iz u? :unsure:
Jasmine: I iz gonna keel u, Palo! Furious Abbey
D: I’m sorry, Paulo sweetie, but you did that to yourself.

Sashimi July 31, 2013, 1:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #255339

Paulo just keep your eyes forward and keep walking slowly.

thompson De' Medici July 31, 2013, 1:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #255340

I thought they had a mutual understanding when they broke up. Or did that event just not happen at all in their heads?

I don’t think they should restrain themselves from whatever they want to do just because they’re in each others presence….
If jasmine has something to say SAY IT AND GET ON WITH IT(and look at Jess for a role model, she got over it….maybe)!!! This is ridiculous.>:O

Bopbop July 31, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #255341

Can we just get one page? one PANEL? of nuthin but sunshine and rainbows!
Probably not

frequentflyer July 31, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #255342

I completely agree, but at the same time Jasmine never thought Paulo would find himself with another girl (as she met a side of him that tried to be subtle and sensitive around her) and you could see her distress when she found out it was for another girl and not time. Personally I think she was hoping for a relationship that could be revisited, not to come back and find he moved on, which is probably what she saw between him and Rachel. They both had reasons and she needs to get over it, yes, but she was caught off gaurd. With how the story line has played out so far you can’t expect nothing to become of it.

Opal July 31, 2013, 1:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #255343

Did you ever noticed, That Jasmine was staring at MIKE with that face? HMMMM

Annie July 31, 2013, 1:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #255344

Oh god the first panel made me laugh so hard.

Fluffy July 31, 2013, 1:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #255345


Annie July 31, 2013, 1:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #255346

Wow, did Jazz not realize that Paulo would be there or what?
I mean come on, you share a group of friends. I wonder if she’s going to do the whole isolation thing and move to another group of
friends. Eh, I thought this was mutual, and besides, before Paulo started dating Jasmine, he was already thinking of dating Lucy. But no. Harsh, but Jasmine really needs to quit it- those glares, her comment at the play? Dude come on, you’re not dating anymore, and you’re like 13, get over it.

Devmarizella July 31, 2013, 1:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #255347

My respect for Rachel has grown a lil bit more :3

I could be stretching, but based off of the fourth panel, she’s far from oblivious to what’s going on, and gives Paulo (whom is in SERIOUS hot water, the poor man :D) a sympathetic smile.

Maybe it’s because she feels him (see Pillow Talk :D )

As for the Study Party…um…uh…success?????????

Chocothunda July 31, 2013, 2:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #255348

I don’t think Jasmine’s distress was that Paulo was there, I’m thinking it was more of a “you wanted to break up with me for her?!” kind of thing….

Venorik July 31, 2013, 2:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #255349

He’s having the time of his life.

Yxela007 July 31, 2013, 2:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #255350

Well, looks like a couple of them cheered up, anyway. Lovely work, Daisy!

I think what most of this comes down to is that they need to communicate. Mike needs to confess to the others what happened. He feels guilty, and it’s eating him. Abbey needs to talk to Daisy about Paulo. Jazzie (poor Jazzie…) and Paulo need to talk- I think Paulo needs to apologize to Jazzie, for breaking her heart or leaving her for another girl or moving on so fast. It’d make them both feel better, I’m sure!

Rach is a darling. I can tell that she really cares for Paulo, and it stings to know he loves someone else. But she keeps trying nonetheless!

GingerPaws July 31, 2013, 2:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #255351

That is exactly what I was thinking to.

On a different note it’s nice that Rachael is one of the most understanding characters, I mean Paulo just flat out pushed her off, she looked confused at first but then I think she got the idea when he said “somebody kill me”.

Anon-Anon July 31, 2013, 2:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #255352

Umm, didn’t Jasmine say she wanted to break up cause they didn’t have time to be together before Paulo ever said anything about wanting to be with someone else?

Fox July 31, 2013, 2:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #255353

I thought the party would’ve gone on longer. Is Paulo gonna run to Jazz and explain everything? Cause it’s a bad Idea Paulo.

Meow July 31, 2013, 2:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #255354

This page is awesome.

daft_inquisitor July 31, 2013, 2:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #255355

dam poor paulo this is going too be a long week :/

Rex_inizaky July 31, 2013, 2:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #255356

Looks like the study party went well…everybody came out alive and with all their limbs intact!
I am really enjoying the artistic depiction of these characters in this chapter and the facial expressions are very well done. Honestly, I’ve just been quickly going over the panels first, looking at the expressions, then going back to read the text. In fact, I can get a good gist of story just by their expressions.
Sue’s annoyance for Paulo’s continual blunders, Jazz’s anger towards what she believes to be a womanizing Paulo, and Mike’s general distress for the tension he can feel, but not really understand.
Keep up the good work.

Blank On Purpose July 31, 2013, 2:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #255357

@ Fox Yes, but after that he told her there was someone else, and I highly doubt anyone can not be bothered by seeing the guy you really like with another girl. She just wanted to wait until she wasn’t so busy with other things, then likely hook back up.

@ Meow Why’s that? I think it would be good for them. Paulo gets to explain who he actually wanted to be with, and Jasmine gets to find out that she wasn’t the second pick to Rachel. I do like Rachel, but I’ll admit that compared to Jazz, I’d pick Jazz every time.

P.S. Anyone else remember when Paulo said he didn’t do awkward back in Another Shoulder? Oh Paulo, you liar. 8-)

Venorik July 31, 2013, 2:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #255358

Way to go, Jassy, with your evil stare. You two broke up and now you don’t even like to see him around other girls? Totally selfish of you.

Gate-Senpai July 31, 2013, 2:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #255359

Math, huh? Well jazz can add 2 and 2 together. (Buh dun csh!)

Ardoasms5 July 31, 2013, 2:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #255360

ah crap!

Nice-Hero July 31, 2013, 3:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #255361

iI know how to solve the problems of Paulo! 8-)

Nice-Hero July 31, 2013, 3:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #255362

Smooth Paulo, really smooth…

starfighter105 July 31, 2013, 3:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #255363

lol what happened to paulo’s colors in the first panel?

boh... July 31, 2013, 3:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #255364

sorry Paulo, but….that was awkward moment…i though you don’t like Awkward XD

Hunter July 31, 2013, 3:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #255366

well that could have end up worse :unsure:
lets see what we will have for mañana (yes spanish and s***)

the lord inquisitor bob July 31, 2013, 3:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #255367

Me: Captain! Drama storm off the port bow! D:
Captain:Do something about it then! Mad Lucy
Me: I don’t know how to stop a F6 drama storm! Furious Abbey
Captain: An F6 you say… I need to make a call. :/
Captain: Relax I know an expert on these things. :/
Me: *Runs to help some guy tie the masts*
Captain: * picks up cell dials 2 on spleen dial and hits call*
Sue: What is it this time? :/
Captain: We have an F6 and we really need some help. D:
Sue: Fine. Whatever. :/
Captain: Thank you. I will always be indebted to you. 8-D
Sue: Yeah just don’t do anything stupid till I get there. :/
Captain: Got it. 8-D
Five hours later Sue fixed the drama storm with her anti drama powers and the crew lived. Then they got killed by pirates.

RPG Nerd July 31, 2013, 3:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #255368

Paulo is the master of the awkwardness XD

Zero_Hn July 31, 2013, 3:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #255369

@RPG Nerd BTW!! nice XD

Zero_Hn July 31, 2013, 3:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #255370

I just love how flustered Jasmine looks. And Paulo… keep digging that grave, bro.

Ziggy July 31, 2013, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #255371

You deserve getting pushed off Rachel.

kami July 31, 2013, 3:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #255372

I think Sue’s expression in panel 3 has summed up this whole get together

Chrisd765 July 31, 2013, 4:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #255373

all I want is to see Lucy !!! T_T I wana know how she’s doing T_T hopefully she’s not gone forever T_T D:

Ildum July 31, 2013, 4:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #255374

*Throws spear at Paulo*

Trubeque July 31, 2013, 4:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #255375

About what? “So… uh… it wasn’t how it looked li…” SLAP! Nah, he should let her be. She needs time.

We had cats wearing clothes in this comic, cats having hair on their fur, and many other weird things. I guess we can add pale cat to the list.

@RPG Nerd
It would be easier if bridge wouldn’t be full of ********.

Commander_Zero July 31, 2013, 4:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #255376

@Commander_Zero. What do you mean by “full of ********”?

RPG Nerd July 31, 2013, 4:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #255377

Why do I have this weird guess that in the end Jasmine and Paulo are gonna get together in the end :O

TopHat July 31, 2013, 5:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #255378

Jasmine’s soooo Jelly that she’s ******.

Follarch July 31, 2013, 5:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #255379

@Paulo if you want to die I will gladly help you with that.
*Grabs a sword and starts sharpening it with an evil grin on face*

RPG Nerd July 31, 2013, 5:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #255380

XD that first panel xD

eagle July 31, 2013, 5:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #255381

Can we stop using Tess as a background character and bring back into things? Besides, considering she’s already been through huge hardships of her own, you’d think Mike or Paulo would have asked her about how to go about dealing with everything, particularly Mike since he’s now being ridiculed almost as much as Tess was.

I'll Eat Yourself July 31, 2013, 5:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #255382

@RPG Nerd
It was a reference. Watch “Spaceballs” or try finding bridge scene on YT if you don’t have time for full movie. Though I’m sure it’s worth the time. Good oldstyle comedy.

As much as I would like to see such outcome, I guess to many LucyxPaulo shippers would rage.

@I’ll Eat Yourself
Lol wat? Ridiculed? By who? Tess was considered bitch by whole school, entire neighbourhood, postman and her dentists. Mike was punched by Paulo, was sent on a guilt trip by Sonic the Hedgehog auntie, and was playfuly strangled by Sue (no hard feelings afterwards). How does it even compare to Tess situation? Sorry, but you guys are getting paranoid. Mike was criticized by few characters, and punched once and everyone yells: “ABUSE! ! !”, “Persecution! ! !”, “Visit Uranus! Greatest vacation spot in whole galaxy!”, etc.
Mike deserves much more **** than he currently gets.

Commander_Zero July 31, 2013, 6:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #255383

wow you can push and shove that girl and she still smiles :3 neat!

Sanchan July 31, 2013, 6:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #255384

man the awkwardness is so thick you can swim in it

CoolBad July 31, 2013, 7:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #255386

“What have we learned from this children?”
“Make sure to find out who will be going to a party in order to avoid awkward confrontations?”
“Well, yes, there is that, but there is an even more important lesson to be learned!”
“Which is?”
“Study parties blow!”

Xeneus July 31, 2013, 7:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #255388

When did everyone turn into a caricature?

Huh? July 31, 2013, 7:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #255389

rachel is so understanding thank you rachel

that porch is really well drawn aaAaaa backgrounds i love backgrounds i love taeshi i love cat drama

Alicia July 31, 2013, 8:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #255390

seems like every body happy
and looks like mike and tess friendship will be explored more

Max Payne July 31, 2013, 8:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #255393


Love that movie, still have it and the animated series in my collection. Also love that scene, kind of reminds me of the internet even though it was made years before it became what it is today.

Dark Helmet: I knew it, i’m surrounded by as-holes!
[pulls down face shield]
Dark Helmet: Keep firing as-holes!

(hyphen to try and get around censor)

buchanen_neket July 31, 2013, 9:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #255394

LMFAO, O man i needed that laugh. O she’s pisst. Ya someone kill him, or taeshi kill him, u have the power he’s begging u lol. Was hoping what went on between mike an lucy would be addressed, but i’ll settle for Paulo and jazz talking. It looks like thats whats going to happen

JustSomeCritic July 31, 2013, 10:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #255395

I wonder if talking to Jazmine would be a a good idea, Paulo……. D:

Subaru July 31, 2013, 10:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #255396

Daisy is so spoiled; her house is the same color of her fur.

Sheichii July 31, 2013, 10:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #255397

Daisy just sheds a lot, and the house was freshly painted recently.

Tacsi July 31, 2013, 10:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #255398

And then Sue’s hair got shorter :O

Zeppykins July 31, 2013, 10:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #255399

I think one of the reasons Jazzy is so upset about this is because she knows Paulo and Rachel did it. According to Rachel, wasn’t it five times? That would make being someone’s ex even more uncomfortable, to see the person you still care for (just not in a lovey-dovey way) getting all up and personal with the chick he banged. Oh, six times now I think.

But still, on askbcb she said she’d have no hard feelings no matter what happened. Jazzy, those look like hard feelings. Although I do know that feeling of getting broken up with (not mutual though) and having to see your ex with someone else in such close quarters. I said there’d be no hard feelings but man they just develop and I can’t control it. So I don’t really blame little Jazzy Jazz for this.

ReddenedS July 31, 2013, 10:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #255400

Poor Paulo. The entire main cast are love interests for him. Must be so tough :/

BornAgain July 31, 2013, 11:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #255401

Well, that party went surprisingly well… Yeah, Abbey might make Daisy choose between him and Paulo, Michal will eventually have to tell the truth about Lucy, Jasmine will have to deal with her newfound jealousy, and Paulo might have to deal with his new feelings for Rachel, but it was a good party over all! 8-D

Rocky August 1, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #255403

this page and the last page are just like the tumbler pic

http://24.media.tumblr.com/ tumblr_ltcyz8lxpl1r4hqsro1_1280.jpg

CoolBad August 1, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #255405

Do you know what I love about this? Is how Paulo pushes Rachel off his lap, but when she looks back at him you can see her smiling, that kind of “knowing” smile.

kdebones August 1, 2013, 1:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #255406

Oh ****! Somebody kill me… It’s getting
All awkward now!!!

Paulo_Fan August 1, 2013, 5:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #255407

Paulo should just tell his feelings straight out, I’m sure it’ll help him a lot and everyone would understand. Especially Jasmine. I mean, he likes Lucy, the girl who he has been friends with for a long time. It should clear things out. Plus, Mike can then feel a bit more guilty that he stopped Paulo from ever admitting his feelings to Lucy in person.

Reader-tan August 1, 2013, 6:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #255408

I’m guessing it was hard to limit this chapter to just 20 pages.

Masket August 1, 2013, 7:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #255409

i kinda dont like jasmine… they broke up, didn’t they? jasmine shouldn’t be so cold to him, especially considering she was mutual about their breakup, so she shouldnt worry about what (or who) he’s doing.

i mean, yeah, its kinda disrespectful to show off in front of her, but he isn’t doing that, so… :nope:

Jay August 1, 2013, 8:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #255413

gotta agree with Jay here, why dafuq should Jasmine care if Paulo is dating someone else?

On that note, mad respect to Rachel, she’s loose-acting but damn if she isn’t being mature about this (well as mature as you can get being Rachel). But then again that could be the point, a sort of catfight between someone who is mature in mind (Jasmine) and someone who is mature in years (Rachel). Better put, someone who acts mature and someone who is matured (not sure if that’s the right word, I mean it as someone who has more years under there belt, thus a bit wiser)

buchanen_neket August 1, 2013, 9:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #255415

I am still pretty sure everyone is thinking about Lucy. :(

ThatOneChick August 1, 2013, 11:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #255417

I woke up 1 hour early T.T oh well…. so now that they had their study party i think they all still thinkin’ about Lucy (which is my fav character) Mad Lucy :love: and Jasmine gotta chill _._ for at least a week….but thats only me :3

Hunter August 1, 2013, 12:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #255525

C? That’s not good…

HongKat August 2, 2013, 7:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #255789

Since no one told it yet… “Like a cat and a dog” :-)

Arioch August 5, 2013, 9:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #282084

Rachel’s panel 1 face cracks me up. XD

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