Study Buddy — Page 5
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Comment ID #253746

and Paulo does’nt get a word in edgewise. lol!

ComicGuy July 16, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #253747

yay everyone will be study buddies. can’t wait to see how that party goes.

i don't know July 16, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #253748

Lol daisy

Wolfpoet July 16, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #253749

Woot gotta love study parties

Darkk July 16, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #253750

I thought Paulo said “shut up” until I noticed…it’s a poster! XD

Anagha July 16, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #253751

Haha shes so damn excited to have a study party.
Oh daisy, i might not really like her but she is pretty adorable.

shmidny July 16, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #253752

Daisy is just sooo cute! >u

Emy July 16, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #253753

Did anybody else take notice of that poster that says “Shut up >:c”

Julia KaNeko July 16, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #253754

Ja, call Mike, call everyone on him! HAHA.

Wittmann July 16, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #253755

That “shut up” sign was well-placed. :P
And now I bet we’ll be seeing PauloXDaisy shippers everywhere.

Paash July 16, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #253756

Misery loves company

Kindle_Kat July 16, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #253757

Here I thought parties were supposed to be fun. Silly me.

That poster is just perfect. “Shut up Mad Lucy8-D and it goes well with Paulo’s expression.

Studying for Mid-terms… perfect excuse to have everyone miserable in the same room.

supertails19 July 16, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #253758

Distract everyone by boring them to death, Daisy?
…that’s actually pretty genius.

Oceanus92 July 16, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #253759

Genius Daisy does it again!

SteakInc July 16, 2013, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #253760


rylasasin July 16, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #253761

Is this heading where I think it is
We are ending this comic in David’s way in the library guys
W/o Lucy

Passive aggressive library says silence in different way

LancelotOcelot July 16, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #253762

I think Daisy has a good heart. :)
And yay for cute platonic interactions. It’s nice to see Paulo cheering up, even just a little bit.

Ket July 16, 2013, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #253763

I thought paulo said shut up lol

Toxic-Flare July 16, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #253764

I’d like to imagine that she did indeed call EVERYONE. More people, more studying, right? Misery for all!

Miracon July 16, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #253765

XD dat poster

$ycho July 16, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #253766

Man, Daisy is adorable. I want to hug Paulo.. ;_;

WinterDinosaur July 16, 2013, 1:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #253767

Paulo will just study the girls.

starfighter105 July 16, 2013, 1:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #253768

Call everyone? I feel something big and dramatic gonna happen :/

eagle July 16, 2013, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #253769

daisy is the same colour as the wall of the library XD

Minamee July 16, 2013, 1:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #253770

Haha, I love the shut up poster XD

Hiccupy July 16, 2013, 1:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #253771

Oh Daisy. You’re so adorable.

Cyan July 16, 2013, 1:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #253772

I wonder if anyone else will share those sentiments… :unsure: …. BUT THEN AGAIN, any type of distraction would be welcomed.

Subaru July 16, 2013, 1:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #253773

I have a nice feeling Rachel’s gonna be at that party and Paulo’s gonna freak.

Todd July 16, 2013, 1:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #253774

I lost it at the “Shut UP >: (” poster XD

MissShellGiraffe July 16, 2013, 1:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #253775

Oh, I hear you. That color is sooo hard to make. I had to use it a lot for self portraits. Your efforts don’t go unappreciated Taeshi!

ThatAnonCommenter July 16, 2013, 2:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #253776

God Daisy is so cute sometimes. It’s no wonder everyone caves with her.

Silas July 16, 2013, 2:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #253777


Nuka July 16, 2013, 2:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #253779

Oh, I sense another “Pillow Talk” coming! Group dynamics are fun, and the perfect way to fight this stasis.

Hazel July 16, 2013, 2:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #253780

Daisy. Rmember the last time you talked others into a group thing. The sleep over for Lucy’s party. THe last thing people need is a lot of quiet time, then brinning up the past, then everyone suffers. And i dont think that is what you want Dasiy.

RPG Nerd July 16, 2013, 2:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #253783

WUT! O_o

Nice-Hero July 16, 2013, 3:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #253785

Daisy: “We could have a study party! That’ll cheer everyone up!”
*Cue poster* “Shut up! >:c”

Aww…That was mean of you, Tae :c

dynamo July 16, 2013, 3:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #253786

Ahahaha. Daisy’s endless positivity is adorable and a breath of fresh air from all the drama. How long will this last? No clue. Tae is freaking brilliant at throwing curve balls.

Paulo, enjoy your adorable friend while you have the chance! <3

Also, Daisy’s chubby and fluffy self is so freaking cute. I adore her curls. <3<3

Also, also, @Supertails19 I just saw your question from two pages ago. Apologies for not responding. D; I hope they keep being bros is my want.

Yaschiri July 16, 2013, 3:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #253787

6th panel: *Paulo does a “seriously…” face*


Rusco Istar July 16, 2013, 3:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #253788

I have this feeling Paulo is gonna somehow get Daisy in the sack.

Portmanteauofhate July 16, 2013, 4:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #253790

At least there can be some ease to the whole situation.

Keyblade Dragon July 16, 2013, 4:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #253800

The Paulo X Daisy ship is going to be under some fire since the first thing he did after Rachel brought up a one night stand was say and I quote “I’m so sorry Lucy.” As though he had wronged her somehow.

Ckmwt July 16, 2013, 4:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #253801

Love the expressions in this… nothing too complicated, but it all works :3

Poptart July 16, 2013, 4:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #253807

the library is responding for paulo by the looks of his super annoyed face.

King_Crimson July 16, 2013, 5:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #253812

Love that “shut up” poster. XD

Wat July 16, 2013, 5:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #253815

Daisy, that’s…
That’s not how it works Daisy.
You’re doing it wrong.

Icaras July 16, 2013, 5:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #253819

lol my prediction didn’t come true.

also, how can a study party be effective? if you have a party, you can’t study. you get too distracted.

boh... July 16, 2013, 5:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #253820

Something Daisy is failing to do. XD

Xeneus July 16, 2013, 5:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #253822

Fun fact: Only 61% of US adults own a smartphone. Less than half of those are iPhones. Also, some people might be willing to pay $5 for a comic, but no one will pay $200 plus a data plan. (Hint: If you make a digital copy of Picture Perfect available for $5 for non-iPhone-users, you will make more money and please more people.)

Patrick July 16, 2013, 5:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #253825

*Sees sign in back of Panel 6, proceeds to laugh hysterically inside while simultaneously wondering when the heck all will be explained*

I'll Eat Yourself July 16, 2013, 5:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #253827

Others may be abandoning the Rachel X Paulo ship, but I’m still bailing.

Fluffy July 16, 2013, 6:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #253829

the core members may be Daisy, Sue and Mike, maybe several teachers.
I think the “Study Union” or “Study Cooperative” sounds better than “Study Party”… because this is actually not a party… (Paulo thinking: Who would like to attend a “miserable” party.)

HongKat July 16, 2013, 6:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #253830

@ Patrick

Only $229 + $5 with no data plan!

SuitCase July 16, 2013, 6:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #253831

The sign in the 6th panel was placed perfectly x3

Jack July 16, 2013, 7:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #253832

I have a feeling when she says everyone that includes Abbey too

I love the poster in the background btw “Shut up >:c” lol

imaginativemonster July 16, 2013, 7:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #253833

Oh, this’ll end well…still, Paulo makes a good point. Being miserable about studying will help keep their minds off Lucy’s disappearance :D

Trubeque July 16, 2013, 7:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #253834

Oh my god stop with the poster surclejurk. We get it.

Cassidy July 16, 2013, 7:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #253835

Son. Of. A. Bitch. I start reading a few days ago and it stops here of all places. ARGHHHHH
and I was really rooting for Paulo, too…

Aprilplusjune July 16, 2013, 7:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #253836

so… Lucy tried to kill herself, and all this stuff? I’m so confused

Alex July 16, 2013, 7:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #253837

Ahhh, Daisy, you are cute as a button, it feels like forever since Daisy could just be Daisy and the comic could have fun with that. I love the drama, don’t get me wrong, but Daisy does help bring some levity to these chapters, without actually bringing the plot to a halt. Well done Taeshi. Well done indeed.

Dracain July 16, 2013, 7:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #253838

Daisy really is adorable.. ^^;
It’s a study party I would attend!!

TarriPup July 16, 2013, 8:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #253839

shut up lol xD

oh and
PauloxDaisy yeah!! >:3

MimiChan July 16, 2013, 10:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #253840

Its a great idea daisy, but this is exactly the catalyst that is going to spark Paulo into talking about his one night stand

Seoq July 16, 2013, 10:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #253841


But why in the world would I get a touch when I don’t like Apple or any of their products?
You guys may have a preference, and no matter how ‘stupid’ android users may seem, complying with the many of us is a necessary ‘evil’. A BCB app would be SO useful, but because I decided to get an S3 I can’t use it? Is that how you run an operation? Perhaps the ios version can come out earlier, but it just doesn’t make sense to have mac-only content.

BTW: Android is the technologically superior OS, and the samsung galaxy phones are way better than the iPhoneys. Without bias, they utterly crush the opposition in more than 3/4 of the areas. I’m not saying that Apple is bad, but don’t even begin to say that android sucks.

Anyway, I really liked this page. The expressions are great. Nice, Taeshi! I would be praising more if you would stop this Apple bias from getting in the way of the fans.

Masonery July 16, 2013, 11:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #253843

Please don’t start the android vs apple argument here their are enough arguments as it is.
(Btw if it does start I go with whatever operating system that can run all apps which right now is linux)
Also the poster is awesome “shut up >:c” XD
Edit: oh so that’s how you do the emotes I realy shoulda known.

jex July 17, 2013, 12:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #253844

That is a hourible idea! do remember what happpend the last time she threw a party?

lov/hate/hurt July 17, 2013, 12:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #253845

Study party? Only Daisy 8-D

Cheshire Neko~ July 17, 2013, 12:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #253846

My phone
My current phone. I can’t afford a smartphone or an ipod touch. I can only barely afford to pay $5.

Patrick July 17, 2013, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #253847

Daisy is so sweet #^_^# I really wish we had more information on Lucy though Mad Lucy

Hailey July 17, 2013, 2:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #253849

I was literally just thinking about how sweet Daisy is.

Saw the last few pages; was glad I was spot on :3

Chocothunda July 17, 2013, 2:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #253850

I love the sign “shut up >:c”

Jera July 17, 2013, 3:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #253851

Even Blackberry is more tempting than anything a narcissistic & hypocritical pseudo hippie has had their grubby mitts on.
And that’s even considering BB has only made bad decisions the last 5 or so years.

Nax July 17, 2013, 3:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #253852

@Masonery: too bad android blows 8-)

Taeshi July 17, 2013, 4:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #253853


I made the decision that we could do several crappy BCB apps or one great BCB app. Since I only wanted to make a great thing, iOS was the natural choice over Android. It was 1. Cheaper to develop for 2. Easier to test 3. Seems to have a marketplace where more people are more willing to spend $4.99, which we are relying on to repay the cost of developing it.

Even if we weren’t Apple people ourselves, iOS was the right commercial choice for us as a small operation of two people. I’m sorry if you feel left out, but I made sure to develop a really great mobile comic reader first! And I tested it on Android - everyone can use it.

Anyway, let’s get back on topic.

Do you think Daisy would prefer Windows Phone 8 over Android Jelly Bean?

SuitCase July 17, 2013, 4:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #253856

why are we suddenly talking about phones .____. thank god i dont own a phone and the only apple product i have is my Ipod Touch 2nd Generation

XenaTheAlienChick July 17, 2013, 4:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #253857

what a way to cheerup :/

rex_inazaky July 17, 2013, 4:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #253861

Paulo doesn’t have to say anything when that poster on panel 6 expresses what he would like to say very nicely.

paulosawesome July 17, 2013, 5:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #253862

Daisy prefers her brain.

NameUnknown July 17, 2013, 5:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #253863

@Patrick: I do not think yours is even based on Android…

HongKat July 17, 2013, 5:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #253865

Lol! Haven’t realized about the shut up sign! I thought paolo was thinking it, Paolo! Cheer up!

Paolo_Fan July 17, 2013, 6:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #253866

Paulo looks so emo in this page, with his hair coming down in front of his eyes and that dour look.

Don’t go to the dark side, Paulo! You wouldn’t like it there, they lie about the cookies!!

daft_inquisitor July 17, 2013, 6:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #253867

@Suitcase: I think Daisy would prefer a Blackberry, or an old-school palm pilot. She seems like the organizational type.

daft_inquisitor July 17, 2013, 6:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #253868

Finally daisy looks normal. She was looking a bit on the super model side but now she’s back to her curvy self. (No sarcasm. I like curvy daisy)

Zerreth July 17, 2013, 9:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #253869

Phones give normal people a way to argue about something as if they know what they’re talking about, when in reality the only real difference is who made it.
Hell, the only reason I want an iPhone over and Android is because they can do the same exact things, but the iPhone came first.

Neospector July 17, 2013, 9:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #253870

Aww Now I wish I had an iphone to use the new app. :(

Marissa July 17, 2013, 11:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #253916

@HongKat No, it isn’t. I don’t need an app, but it would be nice to have the option to just buy a digital copy of the bonus comic. If they’re going to tell people not to post the comic online, they should make a legitimate way for non-iPhone users to get it. I understand only having the resources to design one app for one platform, but you don’t need a full app to read a bonus comic.

Patrick July 17, 2013, 1:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #253918

I like the poster on case 6.

BlueBerry July 17, 2013, 1:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #253950

I like that library.

@Minamee Whoa, you’re right

P.S. Jokes on all of y’all, I got an android and an ipod!

Sono July 17, 2013, 4:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #253959

wait…is lucy dead or something? :x

Astrid555.1 July 17, 2013, 4:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #253983

@Suitcase All things forgiven. I suppose I wasn’t thinking from a manager’s viewpoint, but rather from a single consumer’s. Thanks!

Paulo is awesome D: Please don’t ruin him with crapple….

I’d just like to know, why do you like Apple products so much? I know they have advantages, but really. Not many. Not on the offensive here, I just want to know.
(Also, always know that you are awesome for creating this comic no matter what contorted ignorant arrogant bias you might have had placed on you by corporate controlling catastrophic social conditioning has done to you.)

I do think that Daisy would want iOS. She always want to be more popular, even if it is bad for her, and she can’t stand looking “weird”

Masonery July 17, 2013, 7:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #253991

Patrick, you do. The bonus comic is interactive and uses features that are only available on smartphones.


Why not start a forum topic about this issue? It’s not really to discuss on the comic page.

SuitCase July 17, 2013, 8:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #254038

Study party!! YAY!!! 8-D

Lordring July 18, 2013, 8:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #254117

Hey, they were able to develop this app on their own, GIVE THEM SOME SLACK GUYS. Besides, it was most people’s choice to have android and if it wasn’t or you don’t have a smartphone at all, I’m sorry. There is always going to be content exclusive to devices (e.g. animal crossing new leaf, Halo. etc.) and we all need to get up and move on.

Fishy July 18, 2013, 6:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #254273

Masonery: “I’d just like to know, why do you like Apple products so much?”

Because they’re better than android 8-)

Taeshi July 20, 2013, 2:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #254328

In the sixth panel it almost looks like Paulo is telling Daisy to shut up XD

RandomFandom July 22, 2013, 2:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #263096

Background poster reads library patrons’ minds. XD

Vix October 25, 2013, 10:36 AM EST.

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