79. Critical Hit, page posted 9/17/13

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Critical Hit — Page 4
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Veronica: Paulo doesn’t wanna hold a clipboard like everybody else. What is he, a neeeeeeeerd

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Comment ID #259676

Well… it’s not nude :nope:

randomdice September 17, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #259677

Funnily enough, I think I’ve seen very similar art, haha. Have to wait for a full shot to be certain though.

bjk September 17, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #259678

Mm. :I

Julia KaNeko September 17, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #259679

Not what I was expecting, but seems to suit them

Chrisd765 September 17, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #259680

Paulo likes it because it’s the same size whole in his head. That and it makes him think about other certain wholes that interest him.

Blue fox September 17, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #259681

Hmmm …

noone September 17, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #259682

Guys, no offense, but I think writing an essay about how a big hole/wheel makes you feel empty, and how you saw the wall in it, might be a teensy bit harder than you’re making it out to be.

Oceanus92 September 17, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #259683

I bet he isn’t even looking at a piece of artwork. :/

I think I’m going to enjoy watching Sue smack some sense into him or at least try explaining to him why he shouldn’t have partnered up with David if he wanted a good grade.

Holiness… because they are talking about a hole… holey ness… :/

supertails19 September 17, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #259684

@ supertails19 I just added that in my last comment as well :smirk:.

Blue fox September 17, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #259685

Paulo sure loves holes

Kindle_kat September 17, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #259686

Must be a tube sculpture. I hope I didn’t spoil anything.

Keyblade Dragon September 17, 2013, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #259687

I just love David’s enthusiasm here.

Just a Fan September 17, 2013, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #259688

Paulo and David certainly have a unique and singular interpretation of art, I can’t wait to see what new horizons they will be revealing by sharing their vision.

Alfador September 17, 2013, 1:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #259689

What the hell are they looking at, a steel pipe, down the barrel of a cannon?

starfighter105 September 17, 2013, 1:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #259691

Who are you!? :question:
Where´s Paulo?!

Mr-Hero-Bio September 17, 2013, 1:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #259692

So.. a hole in the wall is art for Paulo….

eagle September 17, 2013, 1:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #259693

What is that in the last panel?

Security spying through a painting.

Hawz September 17, 2013, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #259694

Wow well why not keep us guessing, it’s not like we’ve been doing that all day :question:
No seriously I have no idea and I swear to god David’s not helping at all 8-D whatever I can wait

Wafflesftw September 17, 2013, 2:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #259695

lmao, David giving all those straight answers like a pro to such “sophisticated” questions.
Paulo seems to be having a “proud-of-my-son” moment with David.
Also, props for them going the way of simplicity and practicality. As Paulo put it “Easiest essay ever” (chp 79, pg 4, panel 6).
Let’s not forget the increasingly disapproving looks Sue gives them, as though every word David and Paulo spoke was an attempt to dumb down her intellect.

What is that?
It’s a hole in the wall.
Uh, excuse me? It’s art!

Yeah, okay whatever. It’s art > . >

Blank On Purpose September 17, 2013, 2:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #259696

…. Ironically, Paulo suddenly ends up failing anyway XD .

Subaru September 17, 2013, 2:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #259697

looks to me like thats a mirror they found

Brighty September 17, 2013, 3:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #259698

Creepers are staring though the art in that last panel. O_O

Hawz September 17, 2013, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #259699

David’s changing colors! D:

Silver September 17, 2013, 4:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #259700

Unrelated comment but I just wanted to say thanks for the weekday updates; it’s given me a small something to look forward to after work.

Also Paulo & David. Love ‘em.

Syrus September 17, 2013, 4:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #259701

How can Paulo take care of Algeria if he can’t even take care of a piece of paper? :question:

Hawz September 17, 2013, 4:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #259703

Didn’t you hate those pointless essays from high school?

I know I did. There is not really much to learn by writing a super-long essay on an art gallery XD.

Figures Paulo would find an “empty hole” to occupy himself with and call it art. ;0

I_Love_Lucy September 17, 2013, 5:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #259704

Also just noticed, is Paulo trying to escape the panel?

Chrisd765 September 17, 2013, 5:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #259705

In this page, David seems to be a darker, more grayish-brown rather than his normal ‘chocolate brown’.

Togvhr September 17, 2013, 5:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #259706

Pffft! :P

SeasonPrecure September 17, 2013, 5:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #259707

Holey molely!
Pun intended

Mcturtle September 17, 2013, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #259708

If that’s an actual hole in the wall…

Gate-senpai September 17, 2013, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #259709

I don’t get it, are they looking into Mike’s ear?

asdf September 17, 2013, 6:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #259710

Everyone, I just figured it out after thinking about that huge hole in the last panel. Holy Cheezits, how did I not realize this before…
It’s a hole…in the Fourth Wall and we’re the ones staring at them through the hole! MIND BLOWN!
Look at them looking back at us! Sue’s all “Really, these are the readers?”, Paulo’s all “Yeah, I am pretty awesome.” and David’s all “Yay, more friends to play with!”
It’s not just “Art”…it’s a portal between realities!

Blank On Purpose September 17, 2013, 6:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #259711

Paulo and David like holes. I’m so terrible.

I hope no one else touches the art. That’s bad man. I mean, someone probably went through hell to make that, even if it is a hole in the wall. :/

There’s a hole in the wall la la la la la la.

@I_Love_Lucy: I still have to do essays like that. ;_;

Hawz September 17, 2013, 6:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #259712

I love your comic so much.
But the only thing I can think right now is..
“What is going on with Luuuuuuucccccyyyyyyyy!? ; n ;”

****** September 17, 2013, 7:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #259713

It’s just a hole, and Taeshi wants us all to guess what kind of art it is, just so she can reveal that it isn’t even art. I might be thinking too much, but either way…

@Taeshi: This is the smartest thing that you have ever done to mess with us. ;)

Hawz September 17, 2013, 7:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #259714

@******: Now we have to wait another chapter for it.

Hawz September 17, 2013, 7:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #259716

There’s a wall in that hole, and only David can see it. ANOTHER DIMENSION!
This is what David looks like on the other side, http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/candybooru/ post/view/7939
it really jumps at you.

Hawz September 17, 2013, 7:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #259717

I don’t understand…
It’s as if Lucy never left! The last few chapters everyone has been acting completely normal, as if they don’t notice her absence. They were acting all concerned at first, and now they’re all like “Well it sucks that Lucy’s gone, but we might as well just forget about her now.” And maybe that IS the case… but still, I would think that MIKE would at least be a little more worried about her. AND A REMINDER: Throughout the entire series, people have been acting abnormally obsessed with Lucy. What happened with that? Has her original character just been erased from existence or something? WE NEED MORE INFO, TAESHI!!!

The Nameless One September 17, 2013, 7:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #259718

@The_Nameless_One: According to Taeshi, a lot more time has passed in the BCB world than you think. People have lives man, and they are still thinking of Lucy anyway. Many more people besides you want to know what happened to her.

Taeshi already has things planned out, instead of complaining about the lack of Lucy, enjoy every other side of BCB that is often ignored.

Taeshi (and sometimes Suitcase) works really hard to come up with storyline she knows we love. She’s not about to spoil that work by telling us what will happen.

It’s not like she would remove lucy from the story. She-who-must-not-be-named (******), was only a side character, Lucy has been the whole story for a while.

I hoped that cleared some of your confusion. ;)

Hawz September 17, 2013, 8:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #259719

It’s….GENIUS! :love:

Trubeque September 17, 2013, 8:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #259720

…It’s a window.
$5 on window.

Anon-Anon September 17, 2013, 8:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #259721

007 moment. XD

Hawz September 17, 2013, 9:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #259722

It looks like David’s colors are changing from brown to blackish. Also, their mouths in panels 2, 3, and 4 look like cookie cut outs. o_o or like they have awkward pointy beaks almost..

lamp September 17, 2013, 9:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #259723

This has the most epic, best drawn, and most perfectly awesome cartoonish looking David face EVER. Of all time. Last Panel.

Luio September 17, 2013, 9:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #259724

k so this could be a joke on all of us and we dont know it

chase September 17, 2013, 9:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #259726

@chase: exactly, except you just told us.

Technicalities, arn’t they a pain?

Hawz September 18, 2013, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #259727

Paulo looks like a girl in panel 5. :O

Hawz September 18, 2013, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #259728

Yay! David is back!

Vylot September 18, 2013, 1:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #259731

Why do I think I know this sculpture. A few 3d circles with holes in them, I think everyone knows which one I’m talking about

ShizuTheKhaoManee September 18, 2013, 4:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #259732

It’s the HOLE in the WALL!

Ronyle143 September 18, 2013, 4:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #259733

Gosh Guys! Know your ART!!


(lolz! I’m just guessing, eh?)

5Cats September 18, 2013, 5:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #259736

Post-modern art doesn’t qualify as art.

Amaroq September 18, 2013, 6:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #259737

Let the 4th wall breaking begin! B)

SeasonPrecure September 18, 2013, 8:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #259738

…Oh wow.

What. XD

Mikika Hatari September 18, 2013, 11:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #259913

Exactly! Michael and the rest spent time with Lucy with a large portion of their lives, I doubt she’d just be kicked off the story forever all of a sudden, who’s retarded enough to think that?

MECHEN DER KRIEGTĂ–RTILLEM September 20, 2013, 6:59 AM EST.

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