80. Happy Hour, page posted 10/17/13

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Veronica: it better not involve what’s in your pants paulo

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Comment ID #262302

Mike is richer than Paulo. XD

Hawz October 17, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #262303

That moment of “….oh damn, I didn’t get anything either” xD

Guessing October 17, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #262304

I think Mike’s asking the wrong guy for advice…

Paulo got her a box of condoms! #^_^#

5Cats October 17, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #262305

Taeshi, I think that might be the best present ever to her.

Akiriuu October 17, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #262306

And then Mike buys something for Sandy as well.

Sheichii October 17, 2013, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #262307


Ñ October 17, 2013, 1:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #262308

:question: WHAT!?

Mr-Hero-Bio October 17, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #262309

Paulo is trying to deal with the loss of his would be girlfriend and dealing with being immature so it is no big surprise he for got to get a gift for Rachel. if all else false he can always offer her something she can never say no to.

Blue fox October 17, 2013, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #262310

Well Paulo you either give her present that you but or one that you have heh ;)

Jayden October 17, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #262311

Well Paulo does “hang” with Rachael more then Mike so he would know more about her. Though from Paulo’s reaction in the last pannel, im guessing he has not gotten anything for her either. Not yet anyway. :P

Should be interesting if the two team up to find a good gift. :D

Blaze October 17, 2013, 1:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #262312

I think that Paulo would have to start by buying pants the first place! XD

Beta October 17, 2013, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #262313

I’m more curious as to what was playing on his mind in the first three panels. guessing he is still trying to sort his feelings out over some of the things Sue said last chapter. He does look really down in panel three.

Chrisd765 October 17, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #262314

I was hoping it was lucy

Sahchan October 17, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #262315

Hummm… if Mike is looking in that department….either he has more cash to spare… or he is trying to be a playa =P

Glassman October 17, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #262316

cat guys don’t have to buy Rachel any thing they just show up to the party and Rachel says awwwwwwwwwww yea CAT DICKS!

Blue fox October 17, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #262317

Pregnancy exam

Kindle_kat October 17, 2013, 1:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #262318


mai dik.

Preschooler October 17, 2013, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #262319

Maybe that’s why they call it ‘happy hour’.

Aaeni October 17, 2013, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #262320

tell mike to get the condoms!

DinR October 17, 2013, 1:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #262321

@Beta & @Taeshi Yea, I was gonna say… Paulo doesn’t wear pants…

Alaystus October 17, 2013, 1:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #262322

He forgot :unsure:, I knew it. Paulo should really learn to control his angst, he could be fantasizing about cake, among other things, right now! 8-D

Hawz October 17, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #262323

he should just make her a card and say that he couldn’t make it to the store. that’s what i do when i’m broke!

Carindel Girl October 17, 2013, 1:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #262324

Paulo berates Mike for not having a gift.

Paulo has no gift. Good going buddy. :P

Ellie October 17, 2013, 1:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #262325

Lol, love that comment Taeshi!

I like how Mike is stopping by a jewelry store for a girl he doesn’t even really know. Who slept with Paulo.

Also I think Rachel might actually enjoy some Paulo parts 8-)

TheXtreme(YM) October 17, 2013, 2:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #262326

Hm, the plot thickens…..I don’t think Paulo even wants to go. Seems he’s still depressed about what happened to Lucy….at least to me……anyways, why is Mike asking him anyways? Just because they slept together, doesn’t mean that Paulo knows what Rachel would like….. :/

AshFisher October 17, 2013, 2:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #262327

Mike your asking the Wrong person.
Paulo your in deep once again.

starfighter105 October 17, 2013, 2:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #262328

Paulo’s pants are like Jake’s from Adventure Time.
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Hawz October 17, 2013, 2:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #262329

I can still see Paulo come up with something very sweet. :)

Anoukk October 17, 2013, 2:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #262330


@Taeshi: Did they pay you to advertise? XD

Hawz October 17, 2013, 2:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #262331

All I can think of here is this Saturday night Live skit (for paulos gift) http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=W55SaNuzcWo

Misanthrope October 17, 2013, 2:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #262332

Hmmm… Maybe Paulo’s not going…? He certainly doesn’t look to excited…

N October 17, 2013, 2:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #262333

You know what sucks worse than forgetting a present for a girl.
Forgetting a present for a girl who ****ed your ***

Seriously, priorities are not Paulo’s thing when he’s in this state of mind, but you can’t really blame him with all this stuff going on.

Twoplusfiveequallsseven October 17, 2013, 2:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #262334

Plot twist: He doesn’t have any pants!


I kill myself X”D

#include October 17, 2013, 3:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #262335

I see what you did there

Turanis October 17, 2013, 3:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #262336

I think Paulo didn’t buy her a present, so much as make her a present, or he is giving her something personal. He doesn’t have much money, and he seems like the kind of person who would do that.

Dracain October 17, 2013, 3:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #262337

@Turanis: Thanks :D, but which one are you talking about?

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

Comment ID #262338

Paulo: I’m getting her a box with a hole in it, why do you ask?

7 October 17, 2013, 3:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #262339

Maybe he DID get her something, but it’s something he wouldn’t wanna tell Mike about. You know like something more… “mature”.

The one with Jake :P

Turanis October 17, 2013, 3:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #262340

Looks like Sue and the museum have gotten to Paulo. I sense him breaking Rachel’s heart tonight.
:nope: senses something is wrong with his son, but not sure.

Seoq October 17, 2013, 4:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #262341

I can’t help but believe that Paulo will turn out to be exactly like his father :nope: .


Hawz October 17, 2013, 4:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #262342

Dammit Mike- wait this might actually boost a good effect on Paulo.

Pyro October 17, 2013, 5:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #262343

dat time skip

Vanvoltra October 17, 2013, 5:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #262344

“I bought her some balloons!”

“Are they latex free?”

“Uhh, no?”


DK October 17, 2013, 5:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #262345

The phone looks like a twinkie… why does it look like one? I hope he doesn’t end up eatting the phone or something.

Mark Morgan October 17, 2013, 5:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #262346

it looks like mike is near crying his eyes are so shiny and worried

Spinney Adamant October 17, 2013, 5:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #262347

Man, it doesn’t look like Paulo’s even bough anything either. I sense a chat of sorts being overdue, if Paulo’s face is any indication.

Subaru October 17, 2013, 5:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #262348

Why so serious?

Bopbop October 17, 2013, 6:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #262349

He already has a gift! Silly mike!

Mcturtle October 17, 2013, 6:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #262350

@Taeshi: Err……

HongKat October 17, 2013, 6:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #262351

“it better not involve what’s in your pants paulo”

But that’s the gift that keeps on giving? :smirk:

Follarch October 17, 2013, 6:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #262352

@Taeshi: But… He doesn’t wear pants…

Ice Shield October 17, 2013, 6:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #262353

Dang, Mike is looking at some nice stuff… Didn’t know he was that close to her… or that generous.

The Real Lee October 17, 2013, 6:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #262355

STOP THE MADNESS D: !!! You all know what Taeshi meant, give it a break!

Or Paulo has pants like this:
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Hawz October 17, 2013, 7:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #262357

I’m really worried about how Mike’s gonna get outta there. I hope his only way out isn’t through, “THE PERFUME DEPARTMENT.” :unsure:

Hawz October 17, 2013, 7:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #262358

Why doesn’t Mike ask Daisy? She’s probably the only one who payed attention to Rachel’s tendencies enough to know what she wants. Or maybe she will be completely clueless and make it a socially awkward encounter

Misanthrope October 17, 2013, 7:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #262359

:unsure: : “What did YOU buy?”
8-) : Uhhh… It’s homemade.
:unsure: : WHAT???

I imagine that paulo’s gonna make something awesome, or completely fail, but nothing Paulo gets for Rachel could be as bad as what Squidward got for Spongebob on, “Best Friends Day,” right? D:

I think that’s enough Spongebob for one day.

Hawz October 17, 2013, 7:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #262360

@Misanthrope: That way Taeshi gets to show us Paulo’s dilemma. Also, Mike’s not the smartest one in the group. :D

Hawz October 17, 2013, 7:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #262361

that certainly is a very valid explanation… i’m going with it. With all the feelings he had for Lucy, he probably wants to wait for her, and try to avoid Rachel. He also probably wants to avoid a repeat of what happened after he broke down in front of her, so it makes sense that he’d want to stay home instead of going to the party.
He’d definitely going, though, whether he wants to or not :P That’s what keeps the drama moving!

Sambo October 17, 2013, 8:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #262364

Anyone want to bet Paulo will try to steal Mike’s present?

DeathofInk October 17, 2013, 9:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #262365

Buy? With what money? I think he spent his bit of pocket money on that ticket he only got to use for about three minutes tops.

Zone October 17, 2013, 9:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #262368

Just imaging what kind of present would paulo give her xD

eagle October 17, 2013, 10:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #262369

That look, that’s the look of someone who just realized how deep the **** is that he’s in.

buchanen_neket October 17, 2013, 10:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #262370

I gotta say I have mad respect for Paulo’s dad.
Aside from that I hope Paulo hadn’t forgotten Rachel after she’s been such a good friend(minus the ****ing an emotional wreck part.) I’ll lose a lot of respect for him.

Jared sheep October 17, 2013, 10:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #262372

@Taeshi: “it better not involve what’s in your pants paulo”.

But what could be more perfect? Its the gift that keeps giving. Literally.

Joshua B. October 17, 2013, 11:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #262373

That moment you realize you completely forgot to get her anything.
Absolutely priceless. :)

Oceanus92 October 17, 2013, 11:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #262374

@Joshua B.
not for at least like 15 minutes afterwards

Unbalanced October 18, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #262377

Pants? Seriously?

Felis Manul October 18, 2013, 12:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #262378

Get her some teenage angst! She’s the only one in the neighborhood who doesn’t have any!

Trubeque October 18, 2013, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #262379


Mightyena October 18, 2013, 1:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #262380

I can’t help but wonder if Mike is talking into his scarf. That’s where he keeps his phone right?

Cyph October 18, 2013, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #262381

I bet that in the middle of the party when everybody is having a good fun time, BAM! The door swings open and the silhouette of a familiar white cat with a pink bow stands in the door way.

CheeseCoatedChopper October 18, 2013, 2:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #262382


And then her new-found healing from therapy relapses into anger as she punches them all in the face for avoiding her in December.

Lickit&stickit October 18, 2013, 2:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #262383

All I want in life, Taeshi, is more Paulo x Lucy.

THAT IS ALL I WANT and so I’m guess I’m stuck here until the end.

mai October 18, 2013, 2:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #262384

Omg got into these comics just this week and allready read through it all :O what am I supposed to read now :O I wish there was more ;_;

New guy October 18, 2013, 7:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #262385

I read from the very beginning starting just yesterday. I never expected to get so wrapped up in a comic about cats in highschool. It’s truly an amazing comic so far, and I can’t wait for more.

Matt October 18, 2013, 7:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #262386

@ New guy if you want more to read become a BCI member and you will get 18 special little extra comics to read.

Blue fox October 18, 2013, 8:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #262388

@Trubeque Trubbles?

Coctrol October 18, 2013, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #262391

…Is it me, or does it look like Paulo’s holding a twinkie in the last panel?

Deiser October 18, 2013, 9:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #262397

I dislike this ship , sorry

Gea October 18, 2013, 10:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #262490


*Experiences may differ*

Joshua B. October 18, 2013, 11:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #262522

@Lickit&stickit: I predict something far worse than punches. :)

Hawz October 19, 2013, 6:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #262601

His dad looks so depressed

Matthew October 21, 2013, 6:21 PM EST.

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