Comic 1118 - Goofy Smile

7th Dec 2018, 5:03 PM in Ch. 36 - New Directions
Goofy Smile
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Jocelyn 7th Dec 2018, 5:03 PM edit delete
Jocelyn
Well, Gavin's not wrong, per se. But he doesn't quite have it yet. It's certainly "not what he thinks", but I guess you could say he's thinking in the wrong direction. He probably does have all the information to figure it out though... >_>

Still, good on him for not pressing Rudy. These guys rag on each other a lot, but at least they're close enough to be respectful and read the room.


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seikueon 7th Dec 2018, 5:58 PM edit delete reply
Since his default with Ky was to assume he was he only cis person, he might figure it out. But Ana's closet might have thrown him off.
FishEye18 7th Dec 2018, 6:13 PM edit delete reply
Lol, when people see my goofy smiles they can tell I'm either:
1] Watching the trailers for Mortal Engines. Again. (Lost Boys for the Win)
2] Reading a Rain update.
3] Texting my boyfriend.
4] Reading yaoi fluff. Good, yaoi fluff.
Infected Genes 8th Dec 2018, 2:36 AM edit delete reply
Infected Genes
I prefer Yuri, I used to read Yaoi and be a total Fujoshi but now I read nothing but Yuri and can't get over when two girls hold hands for the shipping so now im a total Fudanshi
William Melton 7th Dec 2018, 10:26 PM edit delete reply
Yay! Four of the Rain books I ordered arrived!

And it'll be amusing when Gavin learns what Rudy knows ;)
Timmi The Enchantrix 7th Dec 2018, 11:23 PM edit delete reply
I hope Collette is as into Rudy as Rudy is into him!
GuestWest 8th Dec 2018, 7:06 AM edit delete reply
We've not seen any indications whatsoever Colette has anything in the neighborhood of a crush towards Rudy. It's been assumed that Colette is a guy (but it hasn't been clearly specified as yet). Do we assume homosexual as well? If Colette is a hetero guy, then Rudy would be out of luck. Or perhaps Rudy isn't macho enough. For all we know Colette could be asexual a gender.
GuestWest 8th Dec 2018, 7:09 AM edit delete reply
**a gender

agender

agender

NOT a gender
Guest 8th Dec 2018, 7:12 AM edit delete reply
**agender


I HATE fucking auto'correct'. Autofuckup is what it is.
Jocelyn 8th Dec 2018, 5:09 PM edit delete reply
Jocelyn
@GuestWest

"It's been assumed that Colette is a guy (but it hasn't clearly specified as yet)"
He said he's "trans and wants to be a guy" right here. He opens with saying it pretty bluntly, and then goes on to explain his feelings. On the following page, he expresses that he intends to transition at some point.

"Do we assume homosexual as well?"
Technically speaking, we cannot confirm Colette is specifically homosexual. We CAN however reasonably deduce he is attracted to some guys. After accepting to go with Aidyn to prom, Ana asks if Colette is sure he wants this. He says he does in fact like Aidyn and wouldn't be opposed to a date with him, and his only real reservation is the prom setting.

Now, does any of this confirm Colette has some kind of crush on Rudy? No. We know nothing about that. He's still going to prom with Aidyn, after all, and he hasn't expressed any reservations about that (regarding Aidyn himself, at least). But at this time, we can see that Colette and Rudy are good friends, and he's willing to trust Rudy with information that he isn't sharing with other people.

It might come to mean something eventually, and it might never mean anything. But I've been doing this comic a long time now; long enough to know that shippers are going to sail their ships no matter what. Even if it's a little unlikely. Even if it's canonically proven to be outright impossible. So, I wouldn't worry too much about ships like this. People are just having fun. ^_^
William Melton 8th Dec 2018, 5:31 PM edit delete reply
Now shipping: Colette, Rudy, and Aidyn.

The ISS Corudyn is ready for departure!
GuestWest 8th Dec 2018, 8:40 PM edit delete reply
@Jocelyn

Bisexual? Trisexual? Bisexual myself. Having a bit of trouble with the 'mones right now so I'm temporarily off of them. With more T I lean heavily towards lesbian. When I get back on 'mones I'll be more boy crazy.




Oh, yeah, I did read that before. Long time ago. I forgot. With the story jumping around and taking so very very long to get back to the Ruby and Colette happenstance it gave my Alzheimer's ample opportunity to kick in.


But I did catch you on the LSH thing.
GuestWest 8th Dec 2018, 9:20 PM edit delete reply
And stop picking on Rudy. 8^P
Mia 7th Dec 2018, 11:52 PM edit delete reply
I'm kinda suprised that Gavin didn't assume Rudy was texting a guy, since I think Gavin knows Rudys gay
KK 8th Dec 2018, 12:06 AM edit delete reply
Every single person on the planet knows that Rudy is gay. Gavin saw that hes speaking to someone named Colette though, so hes assuming that this is a girl.
William Melton 8th Dec 2018, 12:25 AM edit delete reply
Only the planet? I figured there might be a couple people in the Andromeda Galaxy who are clueless about Rudy's orientation :p
Some Ed 8th Dec 2018, 6:09 AM edit delete reply
My mom is not aware that Rudy is gay. She may be dead, but she's still on the planet.

You might not believe that I can be so certain she doesn't know Rudy is gay at this point, since people have this funny idea that the dead know everything, but here's the thing. The dead don't really know everything, they just don't have the same barriers to learning it that the living do. And my mom... she's clueless enough that she suspected that I was gay because she caught me looking at pictures of naked women - and I never gave her any hint about my gender dysphoria. Specifically, she thought my looking at pictures of naked women meant that I was interested in other guys. Rudy doesn't look at pictures of naked women, thus not gay. QED.
Kyle 8th Dec 2018, 6:48 AM edit delete reply
I am sure Gavin will put two and two together sooner or later. The fact that he isn't pressing Rudy for more information show he respects his best friend's privacy and how he isn't shallow like his fellow peers.

I hope the next set of pages goes back to Maria and Blair and Ky. I am dying to see if Issac is in the drag show or not. :)
GuestWest 8th Dec 2018, 7:27 AM edit delete reply
First there was Rudy's fiasco with Rain. Now crushing on Colette? Rudy claims to be homosexual but he is young. Could he not know himself as well as he thinks he does? Perhaps he's homosexual with a side of pansexuality?

And Colette doesn't seem to be crushing on Rudy. Another bad situation for him? Does Jocelyn like to pick on Rudy or what?
ViridianIgnis 8th Dec 2018, 8:18 PM edit delete reply
Colette is male, so Rudy crushing on him does not mean he's not gay.
GuestWest 8th Dec 2018, 9:06 PM edit delete reply
Huh? What? Did I say that?


Clearly, Rudy is homosexual. But Rudy has fallen for a transgender character before with sad results. Now the possibility arises he could repeat that behavior. Yes, this could mean nothing at all and be merely incidental. But it also opens the door to speculation on the boy having a side of pan. It does nothing to prohibit him being homosexual.
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