Comic 138 - Beat: Page 137

3rd Aug 2014, 9:45 PM in Beat
Beat: Page 137
Average Rating: 5 (8 votes)
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Author Notes:

Mod 3rd Aug 2014, 9:45 PM edit delete
Mod
No update next weekend; sorry! I'm going to be in London for a series of lectures by Pixar!

Comments:

Guest 3rd Aug 2014, 9:57 PM edit delete reply
i love the way the tree looks, it's very dramatic with all the light and dark colors
A 3rd Aug 2014, 9:57 PM edit delete reply
HARTS OUT OF A HEART
Bart 4th Aug 2014, 5:39 AM edit delete reply
HART ATTACK
Skymoon 3rd Aug 2014, 9:57 PM edit delete reply
No problem. Have fun and thank you for the update! That's so cool that the tree is turning into deer!
Hatter 3rd Aug 2014, 10:46 PM edit delete reply
Wait, what is wrong? owo Also, are those deer in the tree?
blwtghrr 10th Aug 2014, 9:38 AM edit delete reply
Yes those are. Imagine a heartbeat, slowing, and stopping, then starting up again. 03o pain. So much pain.
blwtghrr 11th Aug 2014, 8:05 AM edit delete reply
Actually, I'm thinking that the heart/tree is remember ing !
kittycara 3rd Aug 2014, 11:03 PM edit delete reply
Enjoy your seminar!
chris-tar 3rd Aug 2014, 11:31 PM edit delete reply
chris-tar
Last panel reminds me of Akira when that one guy kept morphing into random shapes.
Guest 4th Aug 2014, 12:55 AM edit delete reply
Heartburn?
Guest 4th Aug 2014, 12:58 AM edit delete reply
Oh deer, this looks serious.
Crud 4th Aug 2014, 1:11 AM edit delete reply
Very punny.
pizza thug 4th Aug 2014, 3:01 AM edit delete reply
LOVE IT!!! CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEXT PAGE!!!!
cattservant 4th Aug 2014, 3:32 AM edit delete reply
cattservant
Thinking is good!
Daroshi 4th Aug 2014, 3:52 AM edit delete reply
Daroshi
Oh deer.
cats 4th Aug 2014, 4:39 AM edit delete reply
DEEEEEEEERRRRRRR LOOK AT THEM DEERS
Snowflakes 4th Aug 2014, 4:51 AM edit delete reply
I THINK I KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON AND IT'S UNSETTLING ME
Jackie 6th Aug 2014, 9:25 PM edit delete reply
What? What's going on? What's your theory? Tell meeeeee!
Snowflakes 10th Aug 2014, 9:33 PM edit delete reply
well, the tree is healing according to RGB. and that looks like deer, almost. and considering they're still somewhat close to(and it's been a while since I read all the way through so sorry if this is wrong) that field of doubts, what if those deer were living breathing creatures that got swallowed by the doubts and then after staying that way, turned into the crystalised tree somehow? and idk, but assock kind of looks like a friendlier version of a doubt.
blwtghrr 11th Aug 2014, 8:08 AM edit delete reply
I think it was frozen like you said, but remembering the things that happened to it. Like , Bambi, remembering the hunters and his mom. Painful.
Bellaringer881 4th Aug 2014, 5:03 AM edit delete reply
DEAR. I see dear! I'm sure I'm not the only one, BUT I SEE DEAR.

Why am I freaking out about this?
Nightsbridge 4th Aug 2014, 1:26 PM edit delete reply
I clearly don't know enough about the way the this world works because I don't know what any of that means for our tree
Duskitty 4th Aug 2014, 2:23 PM edit delete reply
Duskitty
Harts... heart disease?
Krakatoa 4th Aug 2014, 3:44 PM edit delete reply
Swiggity swag that scary tree is a nightmare stag.
CrystalCircle 4th Aug 2014, 5:14 PM edit delete reply
CrystalCircle
She made the harts soar :D
bookowl 4th Aug 2014, 5:36 PM edit delete reply
I think the tree is loosing its felt like deer do when their antlers are done growing
Evelina 4th Aug 2014, 10:31 PM edit delete reply
Your art is AMAZING, and to create such a story as well! You're incredibly talented, I can't wait for the next page:)
likeClockwork 5th Aug 2014, 6:16 AM edit delete reply
It's a tree, and it's healing. That means it previously was not a tree, and is returning to its proper, healthy form.
Sora Jones 5th Aug 2014, 8:52 AM edit delete reply
Sora Jones
Aaand that's a scary tree
Rakgangel 5th Aug 2014, 2:06 PM edit delete reply
Assok is enjoying the ride
alli 5th Aug 2014, 8:43 PM edit delete reply
Hmm...there are a few things going through my head about what could be wrong with a tree to make to be like this (relatively like this anyway) and the majority are very interesting ideas.

I hope you have a good little break.
Guest 7th Aug 2014, 12:12 AM edit delete reply
So before the tree couldn't dream but then the hero fell asleep so is it that the hero started dreaming and those dreams caused the tree to start dreaming again? Thus the fact that it is lifting off and turning into a ton of animals?
guest00 7th Aug 2014, 1:47 AM edit delete reply
dreams turning into nightmares...
Sequence 7th Aug 2014, 8:08 AM edit delete reply
Perhaps it's going to grow roots?
Niksie 8th Aug 2014, 7:51 AM edit delete reply
Would you look at that, it's a yummy bacon tree!
Doppelgänger 9th Aug 2014, 6:07 AM edit delete reply
I'm truly puzzled. Awaiting anxiously!
Kate 9th Aug 2014, 6:23 AM edit delete reply
I just found TPoH through a friend and read the whole thing in one sitting! It's so amazing! I love it so much!! I am seriously falling for RGB. I think I have it bad.
Inky_Moon 11th Aug 2014, 1:03 PM edit delete reply
Don't we all have it bad for RGB? I mean LOOK AT HIM!
Titi 9th Aug 2014, 6:31 AM edit delete reply
I love this so much, please try to update as much as you can, this story is amazing!!
Guest 9th Aug 2014, 10:08 AM edit delete reply
The process started when hero's schism came in contact with the tree. RGB says that it is in fact a tree, and it is healing(becoming a healthy normal tree) so what is wrong? The pink sludge is sloughing off of the tree and the forms of deer are taking shape. So if the tree is healing and it is in fact a tree then the deer are not a part of it. A schism by definition is a separation. The tree is healing by separating itself from the deer.
S.M. 10th Aug 2014, 3:16 AM edit delete reply
"Is anything stronger than the trees?"
"Nothing"
Aya 10th Aug 2014, 7:34 PM edit delete reply
It is a tree. It is healing. So what is wrong?
If nothing's stronger than the trees, how did it become ill in the first place?
Guest 14th Aug 2014, 8:11 AM edit delete reply
Isn't the schism basically 'nothing'?
pizza thug 11th Aug 2014, 1:16 AM edit delete reply
Have fun!!!!
ninja of many hats 12th Aug 2014, 1:29 AM edit delete reply
I'm just really excited to see how they land! XD
jjPollution 12th Aug 2014, 10:45 AM edit delete reply
OH MY GOD What a charmingly vivid and clever comic! This is awesome. You are awesome.

In fact, as a musician, it's inspired a veritable onslaught of auditory fruition up in here -- the latest of which is a song called "Blueshift".

So from one creator to another: if you wanna collab with an audio guy on an animated sequence or something, hit me up. Everyone here would foam at the mouth for an animated piece, amirite?

Send me a message on SoundCloud with something verifiable like a quirky dialog line from an upcoming update (so I know it's you and not just some jag-off) and we'll chat.

The Blueshift link is https://soundcloud.com/jjpollution/blueshift

Johnny D
laughing so hard 13th Aug 2014, 4:40 AM edit delete reply
hahahahahaha how does that even happen lol
pizza thug 13th Aug 2014, 5:33 AM edit delete reply
I don't think so but it's ok
Duskitty 14th Aug 2014, 3:17 AM edit delete reply
Duskitty
Wait hold on. Is the tree like a deer sloughing off the fuzz on its antlers for new growth? Is that why it looks all sort of red and bloody?
Spoony-McMurphy 14th Aug 2014, 3:42 AM edit delete reply
Spoony-McMurphy
Wow, now that's an interesting art style!
Anonny 17th Aug 2014, 1:41 AM edit delete reply
...Dream. The tree is going to dream.
hotdawg 17th Aug 2014, 3:12 PM edit delete reply
I like to think that the deers are nightmares, and they are awakening from their sleep. maybe they were imprisoned originally and are escaping?
.... 17th Aug 2014, 3:16 PM edit delete reply
Ok, so trees are made of stuff, which is thought, but can exist with or without stuff.. it was ill, sooo ill thoughts? Thoughts change which make the trees change. Sooo, either their were no thoughts sustaining the tree or they were all ill thoughts, but now that theirs a new source of thoughts its getting better.. but what would it have been sustained on originally? And why deer now? Other trees arent deer.. idk, but ill probably feel stupid when its explained....
Aranyszin 18th Aug 2014, 9:01 AM edit delete reply
They aren't deer. They are "harts".
JJ 17th Oct 2014, 1:31 PM edit delete reply
Aranyszin. That looks Hungarian.
JJ 17th Oct 2014, 1:37 PM edit delete reply
'Is anything stronger than the trees?'
'Nothing.'