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Lackadaisy Luncheon by tracyjb Lackadaisy Luncheon by tracyjb
Four new pages. Sorry about the file size. They seemed to hold up better as a set.

Reference I used for the Bevo Mill restaurant was mostly J.R. Eike photos of early 20th century St. Louis. Its appearance hasn't changed much over the years...except that it has recently closed.
Early on, the poor female waitstaff had to wear faux-Dutch getups. Apparently dining kitsch -has- been around that long.
"Bevo" was the Anheuser-Busch brand of "near-beer" during Prohibition years. I guess I couldn't resist the irony of injecting it here...even if no one cared but me. =P

Lackadaisy Volume 1 Books are available here.

All previous Lackadaisy comic pages can be found in the Archive.
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:icongaetano125:
gaetano125 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014
There's a typo in Mitzi's dialogue in the 12th panel. It should read "You did almost gEt Victor killed last night".
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shadow-warrior47 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sorry but that font size in the bubbles is killing me
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:iconxnickthebestx:
xNickTheBestx Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
is mordecai the villain in this comic? cause it looks like he is
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:icongirlofwhite:
Girlofwhite Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
CATS! Its so wonderful that they are cats! I am so happy. Excellent job with the artistry! ...kitties... :D
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:iconchontecuamaker:
Chontecuamaker Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
When I read miss m's text, I think about Rarity's voice from mlp fim :/
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:iconkindesaurusrex:
KindesaurusRex Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Rocky, Rocky, Rocky *sighs and pats his shoulder*
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sakurablossom86 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i died at the 8th panel xD
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:icontashikat:
Tashikat Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lol, 8th panel.
Dear God, please don't land on my head again. 0_0
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:iconchipmunks-fan:
chipmunks-fan Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
Rocky and Freckle form such a funny duo!
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:iconfinding-equilibrium:
finding-equilibrium Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Rocky-moments....

gotta love 'em!! :XD:
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:iconjakspigot:
jakspigot Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Student Artist
you're so good at drawing!
dare i ask about how long it takes to finish one page?
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:iconxxstygiophobicxx:
XxStygiophobicxX Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Rocky's still my favorite spaz. :o)
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:iconxgarnet-torix:
xGarnet-Torix Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is Rocky a Cheshire cat? Is that why he grins like that? <w <
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Eddcomics Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011
id like to see some kitteh porn
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:iconsorbetberry:
SorbetBerry Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011  Hobbyist
Awww, Freckle asking for chocolate milk is just too cute for some reason.
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:iconleckdamian:
leckdamian Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
saw this comic on 4chan/b/ last night. Loved it but couldn't find out who made it or what it was. Thank god for TinEye lol. I love love love this. Keep imagining what a tv show would be like and the voice actors
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:iconoftheblessed:
OfTheBlessed Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
I know a guy who could do a few of the voices.
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:icontomasfourhorns:
tomasfourhorns Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
....Rocky. I can still see you. That part made my day. 8D
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:iconprinceyq:
PrinceyQ Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe, Mordecai is one unhappy kitty.
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:iconshinigami-03:
Shinigami-03 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
the waitress is "mighty cute" :D
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:iconfuccyan:
fuccyan Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
its so great!!!! :D congratulations
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:iconaliahikari666:
aliahikari666 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2010
Rocky and Freckle are seriously adorable no matter how psychotic they are XD
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:iconaz-pekt:
Az-Pekt Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's realy good expirience for a guy who like to paint )
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lasy-bones Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010
hahaha that iiis soooo cute " a word in private. Mitzi :um. just give me a minute ,will you boys? ... rocky.... Rocky: Hi Mitzi: I can still see you honey. Rockey: ... Okay. I'm going.
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torc123456789 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
sounds like me....
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Chibi-Dragonet Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2010
lol
didnt see that coming
ive been reading your comic an its great!
very well one too
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:icondigaloid:
Digaloid Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010   Artist
.....best.....comic.....EVER!!!!!!!!..........
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:icontechnoshadowblood:
TechnoShadowBlood Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
damnit Mordecai..stop appearing in people's back seats.

Metaphor..
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Urlocalbum Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2010
haha, i love the guy that tags along with rocky, at the table when he was looking at the butterfly, reminds me of myself, absent minded :D
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:iconoftheblessed:
OfTheBlessed Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
That's his little cousin: Calvin "Freckle" McMurray.  He's more afraid of butterflies than he is distracted.
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shatterglass1 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2010  Student General Artist
i love you.


your story is halarious (and mysterious) and your characters are adorable.
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:iconsummerchild202:
SummerChild202 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2009
i love rocky <3
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werewolftrixie Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2009
Notice how Freckle swats frantically at the butterfly. Hmmmm... reminds me of something...
XDDDDD
I wonder if he was really that traumatized by our furry... protaganist's? Previous antics.


I loved it as usual, although... it would make a bunch of sence if you would put ALL of the pages on here...
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katarthis Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Superb story telling. I feel that what we've seen before is all backstory to the fireworks to come. Their personalities are really well defined, and Mordecai... creepy personified. Apparently Mitzi is not entirely up on just the sort of war she's decided to climb back into. One black cat's pistol to the jaw would solve Asa's problems for the moment, and I'm not so sure Morde's gentleman creed precisely defines which ladies not to hit.

k
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Lunas-Art Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Oh my science. I'm absolutely stunned you your type of art, you're a huge inspiration to me. I don't get how you do this, but you can do it. You have an absolutely outstanding talent! :)
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wings33 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2009
Mitzi's paws look more.. pawlike than usual. Not that that's a bad thing, it just caught my attention.
It delights me to see that Mordecai, veteran sociopath that he is, can be caught off-guard by a purse.
Also enjoyed the "creepy way" exchange. :)
Wonderful as always.
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Prima-Donna Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2009  Professional
Hilarious as always. It's a dangerous read if you're sitting in the library. =)

~D~
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shingleton33 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2009
why is that?
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Prima-Donna Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2009  Professional
Because you're supposed to be quiet in the library. Yet, if you don't laugh, you might get a headache from holding it all in. ^^;

~D~
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shingleton33 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2009
k thanks
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MangaCyco Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2009
After reading this I had to go
look up what Bevo was on Wikipedia.
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pancakemanX Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009
No, the Bevo and Asa mentioning it's "cute" fit in real well. 'Course I didn't get it until you told me what it was in the description, but still, it works.
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:iconaioliki:
Aioliki Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009
Fantastic I really liked the first panel
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elpitbullloco Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
god i miss st. louie, i cant wait till i come back to visit
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:iconidolhands:
idolhands Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2009
Your work is like well-aged scotch, rich and always a welcome delight.
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femmefaeytal Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009   Writer
"Rocky?" "Hi." "I can still see you honey." "...Okay I'm going."

Hahah, best line. I love him ^^ You did such a great job with the whole series. Can't wait to see more.
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FireFur Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009
Absolutely adore it. The attitudes and the time and effort you make to the art work. Just brilliant, and well-appreciated. Keep it up!
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LoLuna Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2009
I REALLY LOVE your art! Your art series. Awesome! I who want create own manga but when I read your and... WOW! It's very feelings in this comic. I mean that I'm deaf and we love see another's feeling through see their faces. Happy, angry, sad... I like it! So this affect us to enter their world. I hope you have some comic books by you. So I want buy it! He he! Oh, I can't shup myself. I want scream "AAAAAWWWEEESSOOOOOOMMMEEEE!!!!". You inspire me very! ^^

Biggest hugs from me, Louna :)
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StarSeekerDragoness Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2009   Traditional Artist
Oh jeebus... Mitzi's face...and the skinny pancake comment... And Freckle's poofin' up and swattin' away a harmless butterfly? :lmao: LOL! All very priceless.

Extra breathing holes. Oh Rocky and his crazy comments. :rofl: Also Mordecai's ohsoserious face is the best. :lol:

I've got a good laugh from this one. :)
I hafta say, Rocky and Freckle remind me of my own cats.
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illusory-savant Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2009
I love Mordecai, glad to see him here :D
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