Comic 1357 - Charts

2nd Apr 2021, 8:29 AM in Ch. 42 - One Day at a Time
Charts
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Jocelyn 2nd Apr 2021, 8:29 AM edit delete
Jocelyn
Blair explains polyamory to a clueless Gavin. This is it. This is the whole party. Expect thirty more pages of charts for the rest of the chapter! XD

Jokes aside, we'll see the pool next time. XD

Fun facts: The other partners, Shelby and Carlos, have never been seen before this chart. And I don't know if they ever will be, honestly (these last few chapters are dense enough without me squeezing in more characters at this point). It's possible, but it's not a guarantee. However, Isaac does mention Shelby by name in passing during Chapter E (one of Volume 5's bonus chapters). And in Chapter 41, Blair remarks that some asexual people may indeed be sexually active, which I like to think implies he knows such a person. Perhaps, he's dating one, like Carlos here. So even if we don't see them again, I feel better knowing I've given the other partners some kind of shoutout.


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Phoenix 2nd Apr 2021, 8:34 AM edit delete reply
Why is Shelby cute tho
TheaHills 2nd Apr 2021, 8:36 AM edit delete reply
I just read through 11 years of Rain comics in a little over a week!! I am so glad I found this, I needed this in my life!!
j-eagle12212012 2nd Apr 2021, 9:02 AM edit delete reply
j-eagle12212012
Congrats on catching up
Welcome to the rain beau club
Mel0dyy 2nd Apr 2021, 12:46 PM edit delete reply
Same here! Really glad I did, cuz I'm absolutely in love with this!
CrownedSun 2nd Apr 2021, 8:42 AM edit delete reply
The hardest part of Poly is carrying around the flowcharts.
Phoebe Z 2nd Apr 2021, 9:17 AM edit delete reply
The ace ring on Chanel is a nice touch!
Syter6 2nd Apr 2021, 10:55 AM edit delete reply
Syter6
I absolutely didn't saw that, good eye!
Willowstream646 2nd Apr 2021, 2:31 PM edit delete reply
Oh my gosh!!! I totally didn't notice that!!!!!! Whee!!
ChaosStar0 2nd Apr 2021, 10:52 AM edit delete reply
I'm guessing the backgrounds on the flowchart denote the person's sexuality. Rainbow being Gay, Magenta Yellow Cyan being Bi, Black Grey White Purple being Ace, but what does Fuchsia Lavender Navy mean? (At least I think those are the right shades?)
CaveTalesZ 2nd Apr 2021, 11:10 AM edit delete reply
The Magenta Yellow Cyan flag is actually the pan flag! And the Fuchsia Lavender Navy flag is what people use for bisexuality. Hope that helps!
Strawb6 2nd Apr 2021, 11:23 AM edit delete reply
Magenta yellow cyan is actually Pan, Fuchsia Lavender Navy is Bi
bgb16999 2nd Apr 2021, 11:44 AM edit delete reply
bgb16999
Yay for us (briefly) seeing another ace person!
Fourth Nate 2nd Apr 2021, 12:18 PM edit delete reply
Cute! Blair looks so happy!
I notice that based on his words, he only mentions dating 2 people (Isaac and a girlfriend), but the chart shows an arrow between himself and Carlos as well?
purplespacecats 2nd Apr 2021, 12:57 PM edit delete reply
fhsjdkfh as a queer woman named shelby who used to have the tips of her hair dyed pink i'm a fan of this character hahah. only difference is that i'm gay, not bi; otherwise it'd be a bit too similar and i'd be weirded out lmao
Archer Xanthorg 2nd Apr 2021, 1:33 PM edit delete reply
Archer Xanthorg
Does he just carry those charts around with him? XD
Rain 2nd Apr 2021, 3:06 PM edit delete reply
Yup
mersharr 2nd Apr 2021, 1:46 PM edit delete reply
mersharr
Joke's on you, I love charts
jesslc 12th Apr 2021, 11:40 AM edit delete reply
Me too! I'm totally down for many more pages of charts.
VVTT 2nd Apr 2021, 2:15 PM edit delete reply
I wish everyone in the rain polycule a very pleasant love and respect :3
Neonshi 2nd Apr 2021, 3:34 PM edit delete reply
My body is completely ready for 30 more pages of charts.
Long-Time Lurker 2nd Apr 2021, 3:50 PM edit delete reply
"Is there actually a pool somewhere?" XD
Guest 2nd Apr 2021, 4:00 PM edit delete reply
Hey wait a minute, that second panel is really familiar...

http://rain.thecomicseries.com/comics/1350/
Guest 6th Apr 2021, 6:15 PM edit delete reply
oh snap I was wrong about queer easter eggs
Guest 8th Apr 2021, 8:57 AM edit delete reply
I mean, u were still close though
Drake Zephyr 2nd Apr 2021, 4:01 PM edit delete reply
Drake Zephyr
So I actually have a bi friend named Shelby and the coincidence feels kind of scary.
Chloe 2nd Apr 2021, 5:57 PM edit delete reply
is that thumbnail a frazzled Rain or a frazzled Jocelyn?
girly girl 3rd Apr 2021, 2:41 AM edit delete reply
I think its Rain because i think Jocelyn has longer darker hair unless she dyed it?
Guest 4th Apr 2021, 12:28 PM edit delete reply
I think it's Rain in her swimsuit. She looks shocked at something so either the water is too cold or someone she doesn't know arrived at the party! (Ryan)
Guest 2nd Apr 2021, 6:21 PM edit delete reply
Yay, positive poly representation!!!
Yuriko 2nd Apr 2021, 8:20 PM edit delete reply
Yuriko
wait where did he get those presentation things from? does blair just carry those around with him, or do gavin's dads just have spare presentation thingies on hand?
Haelwenn (lanodan) 3rd Apr 2021, 11:45 AM edit delete reply
heh, all three of them dating an Asexual…
naobilynn 3rd Apr 2021, 12:43 PM edit delete reply
Man, poly feels like so much work. I have some mad respect for poly groups that pull it off. I can barely handle having more than one friend, the idea of more than one significant other is overwhelming for me. It's really interesting to see people who are able to give that much to more than one person. All the love to every relationship type. :)
Chrissy 3rd Apr 2021, 8:30 PM edit delete reply
Just remembered another relevant in rainiverse comment... Something about not everyone can be as horny as Carver... I think it was around when he met Channel
Shoto 7th Apr 2021, 8:05 PM edit delete reply
Oh good, I'm not the only one who draws little charts of my relationships for other people to understand. ^^"
bgb16999 5th Oct 2021, 11:04 PM edit delete reply
bgb16999
Doing my chapter reread and I now get the impression that Maria timed her question to maximize Gavin's flusteredness.
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