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Played for Comedy
Abused mercilessly in - one memorable example being a Buttlord GT Kamehame Hadoken Groin Attack at point blank range.
has milked a lot of humor from Gwynn's violent tendencies, including how often she nails Riff in the groin. Interestingly enough, Sluggy Freelance the strip on August 21st, 2007 shows that Zoe's just as affected by a crotch kick as the two male leads.
In Black Mage, soon after becoming a Blue Mage (which allows him to learn attacks he survives getting hit with) is hit by a "Goblin Punch", which is actually just a kick in the nuts from a non-goblin monster (the attack was named by "the greatest cryptozoologist in all Red Wizard history, Blindy O'Sightless"). He learns this attack and 8-Bit Theater returns it with enough force to launch the enemy into low orbit.
In , the mummy Lily Osiris has shown her pervert ghost friend Lawrence that not even ghosts are safe from this.
Monsterful demonstrates that this doesn't work on Sins Anthropomorphic Personifications in this strip.
In , Chibi Sue knows how to get results Ghastly's Ghastly Comic here.
In the Furry comic P.S.I., wrestler Lucy demonstrates her signature attack.
Lucy: Well, at least I got to kick one last guy in the balls!
even has (or had; it hasn't made an appearance in quite some time) its own sound effect for nut shots — "Bojangles," or sometimes the long form " Bigger Than Cheeses Right in the bojangles!"
In a gangster challenges Cecil to a duel with katanas, but the hero manages to even things out with a Ronin Galaxy kick in the crotch.
has several characters' genetic materials extracted by the Goats urethra weasels, which are just as painful as they sound; made worse by the graphic description of their function given while they work.
: " The Order of the Stick I'm sure Durkon can fix that, too."
Combined with Unsound Effect in # 586. * nuts!*
And again, here.
Haley's father was apparently rendered sterile by a poison dart to the nuts.
: Tales of the Questor WHAM! Right in the cahooties!
In a storyline of , Thelma Opossum was about to be photographed in a bikini when the photographer tells her Nip and Tuck that she have to lose the outfit in question for a nude photo shoot. She immediately starts kicking lecherous guy's butt, which gets the attention of a lady wrestler.
In Faye accidentally headbutts Marten's groin and then vomits all over him while she's blind drunk.
Questionable Content In an earlier comic, the Vespavenger's Vespa, which could morph into a not-so-giant-mecha, manages to also hit Marten in the crotch, with a metal pole. This leads to the statement from Marten as he's on the ground in pain, "Pain level... Shatnerian... in...intensity"
And in , even a Doc Rat punching bag ◊ feels the pain!!!
: Sparkling Generation Valkyrie Yuuki Used on the Auroch
Tailsteak's Band puts one behind a warning label - and in the next strip, hangs one as a Chekhov's Gun...
Happens a few times in . "There's no need for — " Dominic Deegan The dwarfs seem to think otherwise. Earlier than that, Luna nails Sigfried UnSoundEffect right in the "knighthood." Ouch.
In the best way to disable a power crazed demon worshipper is apparently Exterminatus Now with a boot to the sack.
A female groin attack occurs in . Polk Out  ◊
"And it'll go and it'll find her and it'll bite her in the cunt."
This strip from 2002.
Something Positive has a character named The Green Avenger Lady Groincrush, who uses this as her usual attack.
This is the only thing the bulletproof Speedo can protect cops against in .
Cyanide and Happiness In one strip, Gabe ends up downloading a patch for Penny Arcade that ends with an OK button and the message "Click OK to be kicked in the beanbag". After debating between his love for the game and his genitals, he presses the button and Tribes 2 his computer sprouts a leg and kicks him, elicting the memorable response "Right in the Mean Bean Machine!"
"Basically, the power of The Gamemaster is giving people... what they "
deserve. Demonstrated here in .
The KA Mics In , Summer had a problem Everyday Heroes controlling her eye beams.
When the group plays Full Frontal Nerdity Tabletop Game/Deadlands, Lewis' character ends up gelded by a zombie.
Adam attempts one on Gloog in , but due to the latter's A Game of Fools Bizarre Alien Biology it isn't particularly successful.
In , a sheep couple send their three lambs to school. The mom starts feeling the "Empty-Nest" reaction, Carry On but husband gets nearly neutered on the suggestion of having more kids ◊!
Bash: You're the one who brought it up!
Asperchu receives one of these in his titular webcomic.
. Casey picks on a short alien with a single eye on a stalk. The alien retaliates. Casey spends the rest of the day watching Casey and Andy . On the other hand, when Quantum Cop catches the aliens and they give him the Groin Attack, he's wearing a cup. And he writes them a citation, since he happens to know Independence Day their legal system too.
had this Pokémon-X as one of the most popular comics. Lampshading Zelda's " Item Get" sequence in the process probably helped.
For Lucy from this practically counts as a signature move. One particularly good (bad?) example Bittersweet Candy Bowl here.
Utilized mercilessly in chapter 10 of by Red vs. Blue: Revelation Tex. For extra laughs, all six seven groin blows in the episode were focused on Grif alone.
Grif: What is your problem with my balls!?!
(later, after the final groin attack from
falling down crotch-first on top of a concrete divider... ) Grif: Why don't you just... kill me?
Seven? I counted eight, possibly nine.
Knocked out early in , where Sora kicked Riku in the nuts to see if he could still feel it after being cut in half...and then did it again cause he forgot about it.
Ansem Retort Riku: SCREW YOU AND SCREW YOUR AMNESIA!
: Peter Is the Wolf "Taking a shot to the wolf nards... still hurts..."
Yuki of is the daughter of a manga-ka who Ménage ŕ 3 neglectfully exposed her to his tentacle porn work at a young age. As a result, whenever she sees or feels a man's penis, her mind registers it as a set of threatening tentacles, usually causing her to go temporarily insane, scream " TENTACLLLLES!" and kick the unfortunate fellow in the groin. She has even gone on extended cross-town groin-kicking rampages when particularly upset. Therapy is slowly resolving this problem, but she's not safe yet.
Page 192 of . Miles learns the hard way not to ogle Sarah.
Las Lindas In , there is a "Forced-Feedback Enemy-Denial Smackdown Ergonomic Gaming Chair", which features a boxing glove on a stick aimed at the face for when your character is gibbed, and a metal, spike-knuckled gauntlet on a hydraulic ram positioned directly over the crotch for when your character is killed by Quad Damage.
User Friendly In , Bridgettes Belly Drill Sergeant Nasty-type camp counselor comes to take Bridgette to Fat Camp. As the girl was correcting him about her last name, he slaps her suitcase out of her hands. Bea, the girl's giraffe Parental Substitute, threatens him of this as she hoists him up by the collar, and giving a Death Glare at the in French:
same time In Autobot Burnout's Funnies (a photocomic on Transformers World 2005), a recent (as of February 3rd, 2011) arc has Battle Ravage defeat the Fallen this way, using his (Ravage's) girlfriend Tigris' Buster Sword. As a result, The Fallen ends up with a censor bar over his gearbox.
In , a newly undead Kanaya Homestuck kicks Gamzee in the crotch so hard it knocks him out of his shoes and off a cliff. HONK!
In , Sarah delivers a El Goonish Shive very impressive one to Hedge.
Sally decides to try this on Jango Fett in after the fire from his flamethrower goes around Mace Windu's lightsaber. Darths & Droids I kick him where it hurts!
Female Example: Nosh delivers one to Sanny after the latter strikes a nerve in the stalled-out webcomic . Ben then mentions how the trope normally applies to girls as Sanny writhes in pain.
For Your Eyes Only In , young Glenn punches a much larger bully, Thistle, right in the acorns. When Glenn meets Thistle again some years later, he's wearing an armored codpiece to prevent further injury to that region.
Beyond the Canopy In the Sister, Sister arc of Elf Blood, Fliss delivers one to the female Death Elf punk. It has no effect, much to Fliss' protest: She's been kicked there before and it REALLY hurt.
takes one in the family jewels as he gets mistaken for a stalker. He's down for the count Greg HERE.
In , Monique does this with the inappropriate line " Sinfest I love you, man!"
In , WhiteNinjaComics Stay away from squirrels.
In , this is the ultimate attack that Zhuge Liang refuses to learn from his teacher. Same goes to Sima Yi.
San Three Kingdoms Comic An off-screen inversion serves as the punchline to this page of .
Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures In this early strip, a Bloodthirster takes a 6-pound shell right in his Chaos No-Longer-Undivided.
Turn Signals on a Land Raider In , Pinter tells Angora that she can repel molesters by giving them " The Meek a kick in the clams". Not long afterwards, she follows his advice, in a rather unusual fashion. (Due to Angora being the Innocent Fanservice Girl, both links somewhat NSFW.)
In , Virgil attacks a panda right in the The Frumps groin.
In a guest on the Bruno the Bandit Shelley show came prepared for this tactic.
Played for Drama
Castration is a common threat in ; this by no means reduces the Furmentation impact.
BLU Scout tries this against Rojo in this page of . Unfortunately, it gets worse. Much, much, worse.
Cuanta Vida Nan in : " Lovecraft Is Missing Two bits of advice . . . wear steel underpants."
In , a mugger fights a super-powered house cat ( Remedy left in charge of protecting the neighborhood by his master). The mugger... well... see for yourself.
In , after being drugged and dragged toward Thistil Mistil Kistil Human Sacrifice, Hedda resorts to this.
has numerous examples:
Jack "Skinless Friday" is one of the regular punishments visited on Drip
Jack used scythes borrowed from Central to cut off Drip's testicles, in the arc "Saving Arloest."
When Drip is regenerated... they left out a piece. He later tried to get it back... or rather, a replacement. Brian's, to be specific. "Fox eating rooster" indeed.
Megan delivers the mother of all groin attacks, with a sledgehammer, to Fiver after he rapes her. Visible cords are involved.
: Dodoria's killing of a Saiyan in Dragon Ball Multiverse page 448. Word of God says he actually hit him in the abdomen. Believe what you want.