79. Critical Hit, page posted 9/19/13

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Critical Hit — Page 6
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Comment ID #259857

One ring to rule them all…

Ritz September 19, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #259858

Mike is wise to ignore & quickly scurry away… :D

5Cats September 19, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #259859

Haha oh Paulo needs a laptop

nalem September 19, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #259860

David making a Porky pig impression? Paulo trying to get some help from Mike? Mike trying to escape from Paulo? O_O

…What’s next, Paulo asking Mike to help him with this assignment?

supertails19 September 19, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #259861

Sigh. I Miss Lucy T_T

BloomKitryn September 19, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #259862

Paulo, stop goofing off and actually do some research

SomeBro September 19, 2013, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #259863

PAULO! That is NO WAY to ask for help! XD

Gate-senpai September 19, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #259864

Mike looks quite scared in panels 7 and 8

Chrisd765 September 19, 2013, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #259865

@BloomKitryn: Follow the link in the comment of this page or click on “source image.” It should answer any question you have about Lucy. Warning: expect tears. ;_; http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/candybooru/ post/view/7945

supertails19 September 19, 2013, 1:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #259866

I was totally David in the museums growing up

Hunnikitty September 19, 2013, 1:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #259867

Paulo Is always looking for a easy way to do something. and why is mike the only one who gets to listen to a audio tape? not fare!

Blue fox September 19, 2013, 1:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #259868

Well, those two clowns are certainly finding creative ways to use that piece of art, lol. Maybe that’s what they should write the report about: how to use the art in a creative manner, unless they can’t give abstract answers. Although, asking how a piece of art makes you feel is kind of abstract in itself.
What I’d do is make some basic observations about the art, jot it down, but most importantly get down the name of both the art piece and artist. Then I’d get some coffee, head down to nearest library, find a computer, annnnnd Google that shiz. Seriously, you thought I was going to suggest a hard copy book? HA! Only if you need to kill a spider.
Oh, and lol at Mike’s face on the last panel. I can’t tell if he’s freaked or angry, heck maybe it’s both. Also, what kind of music is he listening to? Classical or some O’dat Heavy Metaaaaal!

Blank On Purpose September 19, 2013, 1:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #259869


One ring to find them….

kaminari683 September 19, 2013, 1:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #259870

I think mike is listening to Linkin Park.
Eh? 8-D

Mr-Hero-Bio September 19, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #259871

So many references one piece of art can create. BEST ART EVER!!!

Lol, ******-Mike. :unsure: He should be listening to something relaxing, going through tons of drama is cause for a pick-me-up.

Paulo-chibi-face on that 5th panel.

Hawz September 19, 2013, 1:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #259872

Just walk away Mike, history has proven that bad, weird, and just plain stupid things happen when you spend more than five seconds around Paulo and David. lol.

starfighter105 September 19, 2013, 1:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #259873

I want to know what’s happened to Lucy >o< She’s not dead, is she? ;_;

Wintertanz September 19, 2013, 2:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #259874

@Ritz\\r\\n\\r\\nOne ring to find them….

kaminari683 September 19, 2013, 2:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #259875

Wow mike your courage is truly unrivaled…lol what put you off??? :unsure:

Wafflesftw September 19, 2013, 2:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #259876

Mike knows that it’s just a trap to ask what happened to Lucy.

And in darkness bind them

Misanthrope September 19, 2013, 2:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #259877

Jejeje run mike, run for your life!

eagle September 19, 2013, 2:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #259878

@Wintertanz: Follow the link in the comment of this page or click on “source image.” It should answer any question you have about Lucy. Warning: expect tears. ;_; http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/candybooru/ post/view/7945

Now I’m wondering why Mike is running away. At first I thought it might have just been because of Paulo acting so weird or maybe because he’s trying to focus on this project, but now I’m having doubts… could it be something else?

Now who could Paulo possibly convince into helping him out with this assignment? Hmm… it might just be somebody I don’t suspect.

supertails19 September 19, 2013, 2:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #259879

“Critical hit,” David breaks the 4th wall.

Hawz September 19, 2013, 3:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #259880

“I don’t listen to much current music.” - :unsure:
There are infinite possibilities in which Mike could choose.
“Not THAT old!” - :unsure:
Except that…
It would be ironic if he’s listening to that.
I would love to see Daisy bump into him, listening to music.

Hawz September 19, 2013, 3:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #259881


So many feelz! THE FEELS D: I actually almost cried, you, you… Whatever animal you are tails of, you!

Um… Is it bad that I find myself unable to do my usual in-depth analysis of the chapter? Because I find myself unable to do my usual analysis of a chapter.

Lost_Cookie September 19, 2013, 3:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #259882

@Supertails19 :Reads the Comic: This Better not Be canon. If it Is. Tashi is really Bitter.

BloomKitryn September 19, 2013, 3:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #259883

Pretty sure Mike’s not listening to music at all. More than likely it’s an audio guide to the museum, hence Paulo trying to snag it to see if it has anything about the exhibit.

Phoena September 19, 2013, 3:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #259884

Eh, Id avoid a guy like Paulo in a museum too. Cant blame Mike this time.

MeowBirdy September 19, 2013, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #259885

I adgree with Phoena but I think Mike is shaking because paulo yelled at him and his ears are senceative. :unsure:

Black rose September 19, 2013, 4:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #259886

i know i spelled that wrong oh well

Black rose September 19, 2013, 4:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #259887

Something tells me that’s not a recording relating to the Museum.

Anon-Anon September 19, 2013, 4:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #259888

If I were there, my music would be so loud that Mike would avoid me at all costs. :unsure:

On one of those unrelated notes: In lunch, I picked up some free iced-coffee from the Christian Club at my school. Five minutes later my head started to hurt, and my eyes went blurry…


Hawz September 19, 2013, 4:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #259889

@Supertails19 you forgot the 3rd verse :P

David is such a loveable oddball 8-D

kaminari683 September 19, 2013, 5:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #259890

Those headphones were not designed for cats. Would velcro stick to Mike’s ears? Perhaps he could install some snap-ons to his ears.

Let’s see other things the art could be: a livesaver, a floaty, Mr. Krabs’s first dime, the letter O, the number zero, my favorite kind of Girl Scout Cookie, a Twinkie with no filling, the top of a sports bottle, an eye, a bundt cake, Lucy’s heart, Target, the drain in the sink, the end of a gun, toilet paper…


Hawz September 19, 2013, 6:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #259891

Hehe! :smirk:

SeasonPrecure September 19, 2013, 7:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #259892

Last of the comments!
That’s all folks! … For now

Mcturtle September 19, 2013, 7:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #259895

I do not think that someone with a pair of earphone on head can hear Paulo clearly. (And Sue was right.)

HongKat September 19, 2013, 7:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #259896

@supertails19 the second I started reading that, “Don’t You Forget About Me - Simple Minds” came on.

Sono September 19, 2013, 8:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #259897

mike is actually listening to a erotic novel.

Blue fox September 19, 2013, 8:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #259898


are you refering to a wedding ring? :P

Eric September 19, 2013, 8:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #259899

Can’t you see that Mike is a janitor, checking his schedule? Paulo, leave him alone.

@Blue_fox: It’s possible than a janitor would do that. If Paulo were to do that, he’d have to wear clothes, forever.

Hawz September 19, 2013, 9:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #259901

Why is everyone forgetting WHERE IS LUCY

:D September 19, 2013, 9:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #259903

Roseville Art Museum: Narrated by Morgan Freeman.

Trubeque September 19, 2013, 11:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #259904

No one has forgotten about Lucy, most of us have just come to terms with her absence.

Just enjoy the story at hand, we’ll find out about Lucy eventually. As most of us know, Taeshi’s got a master plan.

In other words,

Mad Lucy

Hawz September 19, 2013, 11:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #259905

Those weird headphone talky things aren’t DORKY. They’re the FUTURE. Besides, you can just go get your own. After all, you’re the one doing a research essay on a wheel while everyone else is doing theirs on other, more…ahem, arty art. (lol what) Wearing that ‘dorky’ thing would be a step up. Mostly because it’s actually awesome.

Oceanus92 September 20, 2013, 12:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #259906

Polished resin? Sometimes, I believe Paulo has hidden depths he dosen’t want to show.

Kodak September 20, 2013, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #259912

Taeshi, please tell us what Michael is listening to o:

MECHEN DER KRIEGTÖRTILLEM September 20, 2013, 6:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #259914

Is it me, or does this so-called group of friends actually hate each other?

Ryan September 20, 2013, 10:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #259915

@Kodak museum plaques normally tell you the main materials used in a work of art “oil on canvas”, for example

7 September 20, 2013, 11:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #259949


Candycorn Lover September 20, 2013, 5:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #260206

I wonder if Mike is listening to a recording of Lucy singing ….

Mizkittycat September 24, 2013, 4:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #261083

How does Mike even listen to music with cat ears?

Mr. Plow October 5, 2013, 11:19 PM EST.

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