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* BigOlEyebrows: Russel and Shota could both give GrouchoMarx a run for his money.

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* BigOlEyebrows: Russel and Shota could both give GrouchoMarx Creator/GrouchoMarx a run for his money.


* BrownEyes: Mao sports a pair. Unsurprising, given that she is from China, but she does have the reliable and charming nature often symbolised by brown eyes.


[[http://everybuttoncomic.com ''Every Button Hurts the Other Guy'']] is an ongoing webcomic penned by brothers Luke and Jake Townend since 2012. The plot, an {{Affectionate Parody}} of fighting games, follows the adventures of Shota, an {{Expy}} of Ryu from {{Street Fighter}}, and his friends Russel, a fellow martial artist whose [[TheDitz stupidity]] often leads to him being the universe's [[ButtMonkey punching bag]], and Mao-Yin, an absent-minded {{Interdisciplinary Sleuth}} and [[InterpolSpecialAgent Intercops Special Agent]] as they deal with the machinations of various comically bizarre enemies.

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[[http://everybuttoncomic.''[[http://everybuttoncomic.com ''Every Every Button Hurts the Other Guy'']] Guy]]'' is an ongoing webcomic penned by brothers Luke and Jake Townend since 2012. The plot, an {{Affectionate Parody}} of fighting games, follows the adventures of Shota, an {{Expy}} of Ryu from {{Street Fighter}}, and his friends Russel, a fellow martial artist whose [[TheDitz stupidity]] often leads to him being the universe's [[ButtMonkey punching bag]], and Mao-Yin, an absent-minded {{Interdisciplinary Sleuth}} and [[InterpolSpecialAgent Intercops Special Agent]] as they deal with the machinations of various comically bizarre enemies.


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** Buffalo: M. Bison, with elements of Sagat and {{Tekken}}'s Heihachi Mishima.

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** Buffalo: M. Bison, with elements of Sagat and {{Tekken}}'s VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'s Heihachi Mishima.


* AffectionateParody: Of the fighting game genre and its surrounding inspirations in martial arts cinema, and{{shonen}} manga/anime.

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* AffectionateParody: Of the fighting game genre and its surrounding inspirations in martial arts cinema, and{{shonen}} and {{shonen}} manga/anime.


%%* ActionGirl: Every female character.
%%* AffectionateParody

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%%* * ActionGirl: Every named female character.
%%* AffectionateParody
character that has appeared in the comic so far is this to some degree, even if it is with the aid of magic.
* AffectionateParody: Of the fighting game genre and its surrounding inspirations in martial arts cinema, and{{shonen}} manga/anime.



%%* BloodKnight: Shota.

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%%* * BloodKnight: Shota.Shota's life seems to revolve around fighting, and he relishes the challenge posed by the Bronze Fist Tournament.



%%* ObviouslyEvil: Buffalo makes a point of this.

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%%* * ObviouslyEvil: Buffalo makes no effort to disguise that he is a point of this.super villain. He practically advertises it.


%%* CartoonishSupervillainy: Buffalo's modus operandi.

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%%* * CartoonishSupervillainy: Buffalo's modus operandi.operandi; he has a volcano lair, employs a mad scientist and has skulls on his uniform. You don't get much more cartoonish than that.



%%* CoolMask: Alejandro's 'serious face.'

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%%* * ConvectionSchmonvection: The semifinals of the Bronze Fist Tournament take place inside Mount Pain, an active volcano. There are considerably fewer third degree burns resultant than one would expect.
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CoolMask: Alejandro's 'serious face.'face' is a mask and, arguably, cool.



%%* DramaQueen: Alejandro.

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%%* * DramaQueen: Alejandro.Alejandro is frequently seen overreacting, and taking almost everything as a personal affront. This trope may be considered unsurprising considering his vocation.



%%* IslandBase: The Island of Doom.

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%%* * IslandBase: The Buffalo's organisation operates out of the Island of Doom.



%%* WalkingTheEarth: Shota.

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%%* * WalkingTheEarth: Shota.We're told Shota does this at the beginning of the comic. Kind of an InformedAttribute since he has spent almost the entire comic to date in one place.

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* EvilPlan: Buffalo has one, though nobody seems to know how it's supposed to work.


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* LameComeback: [[http://everybuttoncomic.com/archives/Comic/do-the-russel Russel has a theme song too...]]


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* PunchClockVillain: Buffalo's lieutenants are under contract, so they qualify (Vodka even explicitly states that he works for the highest bidder) though none of them are AffablyEvil.


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* TrashTalk: Afro dispenses this liberally, especially to Russel.

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* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker: Vodka, to varying degrees. Russel also fits this trope every now and again, which is odd considering he's one of the few native English speakers in the cast.

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* BattleAura: Justice has a Super-Saiyan style yellow aura that surrounds his body when he fights.


* BrownEyes: Mao sports a pair. Unsurprising, given that she is from China, but she does have the reliable and charming nature often symbolised by brown eyes.



* CurtainsMatchTheWindows: Chihiro has sky-blue hair and eyes as part of her {{anime}}-inspired aesthetic.



** Buffalo: M. Bison, with elements of {{Tekken}}'s Heihachi Mishima and Sagat.

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** Buffalo: M. Bison, with elements of Sagat and {{Tekken}}'s Heihachi Mishima and Sagat.Mishima.



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Russel is crude but tends to limit it to innuendo.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Russel is crude but tends to limit it to innuendo. Also, Chihiro's [[http://everybuttoncomic.com/archives/Comic/sho-dont-tell colourful metaphors]].
* InnocentBlueEyes: Played with in Chihiro's case, since entire design is meant to evoke innocence and most of the time her actions reflect this, but at the same time her crush on Shota borders on the perverse.

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* BigOlEyebrows: Russel and Shota could both give GrouchoMarx a run for his money.


* TheDitz: Russel's defining traits are slowness on the uptake and... unique chains of reasoning. Mao also fits this trope to an extent insofar as.

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* TheDitz: Russel's defining traits are slowness on the uptake and... unique chains of reasoning. Mao also fits this trope to an extent insofar as.as she is at times less than self aware.


%%* GettingCrapPastTheRadar

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%%* GettingCrapPastTheRadar* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Russel is crude but tends to limit it to innuendo.



%%* NebulousEvilOrganisation: The Evil Eye.

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%%* * NebulousEvilOrganisation: The Evil Eye.Eye. Little is known about them aside from the fact that Buffalo is their leader and that their goal is world domination.



* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: The selection process to determine who will fight whom is not rigged in any way.



%%* TournamentArc: The whole comic is one.

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%%* * TournamentArc: The whole comic to date has revolved around the Bronze Fist Tournament.
* VersusCharacterSplash: There
is one.one before almost every fight, as an homage to the source material.


%%* {{Action Girl}}: Every female character.
%%* {{Affectionate Parody}}
* {{Art Evolution}} Over time, characters proportions become more cartoonish, backgrounds become more frequent, and some block colours are replaced with gradient effects.
* {{Badass Adorable}}: Chihiro held her own against Shota, and is [[http://everybuttoncomic.com/archives/Comic/chihiro-wants-to-battle literally powered]] by her own {{moe}}.
* {{Bad Boss}}: Buffalo doesn't kill or maim his subordinates, but he ''is'' exceedingly rude to them.
%%* {{Big Bad}}: Commander N. Buffalo.
%%* {{Blood Knight}}: Shota.
* {{Boobs Of Steel}}: Mao is noticeably endowed, and is strong enough to [[spoiler:make it to the semifinals of the Bronze Fist Tournament.]]
* {{Butt Monkey}}: For a comic where almost every character is a martial artist, Russel takes a disproportionate amount of punishment.
* {{Caption Humor}}: Whenever a new character is introduced, a caption box shows their name as well as a humorous title or description.
%%* {{Card Carrying Villain}}: Buffalo is one.
* {{Cartoonish Supervillainy}}: Buffalo's modus operandi.
* {{Classified Information}}: Subverted. The information probably is classified, but that doesn't stop Mao blurting it out at every opportunity.

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%%* {{Action Girl}}: ActionGirl: Every female character.
%%* {{Affectionate Parody}}
AffectionateParody
* {{Art Evolution}} ArtEvolution: Over time, characters proportions become more cartoonish, backgrounds become more frequent, and some block colours are replaced with gradient effects.
* {{Badass Adorable}}: BadassAdorable: Chihiro held her own against Shota, and is [[http://everybuttoncomic.com/archives/Comic/chihiro-wants-to-battle literally powered]] by her own {{moe}}.
* {{Bad Boss}}: BadBoss: Buffalo doesn't kill or maim his subordinates, but he ''is'' exceedingly rude to them.
%%* {{Big Bad}}: BigBad: Commander N. Buffalo.
%%* {{Blood Knight}}: BloodKnight: Shota.
* {{Boobs Of Steel}}: BoobsOfSteel: Mao is noticeably endowed, and is strong enough to [[spoiler:make it to the semifinals of the Bronze Fist Tournament.]]
* {{Butt Monkey}}: ButtMonkey: For a comic where almost every character is a martial artist, Russel takes a disproportionate amount of punishment.
* {{Caption Humor}}: CaptionHumor: Whenever a new character is introduced, a caption box shows their name as well as a humorous title or description.
%%* {{Card Carrying Villain}}: CardCarryingVillain: Buffalo is one.
* {{Cartoonish Supervillainy}}: %%* CartoonishSupervillainy: Buffalo's modus operandi.
* {{Classified Information}}: ClassifiedInformation: Subverted. The information probably is classified, but that doesn't stop Mao blurting it out at every opportunity.



* {{Comical Overreacting}} Most characters get in on this at some point.
%%* {{Cool Mask}}: Alejandro's 'serious face.'
* {{The Ditz}}: Russel's defining traits are slowness on the uptake and... unique chains of reasoning. Mao also fits this trope to an extent insofar as.
%%* {{Drama Queen}}: Alejandro.
* {{Establishing Character Moment}}: Russel arrives on the Island of Doom water skiing on the backs of two alligators. There was a plane, but he couldn't afford a ticket because [[spoiler:he spent all his money renting the alligators.]]
* {{Evil Laugh}}: Buffalo's is quite impressive.

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* {{Comical Overreacting}} ComicalOverreacting: Most characters get in on this at some point.
%%* {{Cool Mask}}: CoolMask: Alejandro's 'serious face.'
* {{The Ditz}}: TheDitz: Russel's defining traits are slowness on the uptake and... unique chains of reasoning. Mao also fits this trope to an extent insofar as.
%%* {{Drama Queen}}: DramaQueen: Alejandro.
* {{Establishing Character Moment}}: EstablishingCharacterMoment: Russel arrives on the Island of Doom water skiing on the backs of two alligators. There was a plane, but he couldn't afford a ticket because [[spoiler:he spent all his money renting the alligators.]]
* {{Evil Laugh}}: EvilLaugh: Buffalo's is quite impressive.



* {{Fan Disservice}}: To the point that [[spoiler:Russel's eyes literally melted out of his head. He [[UnexplainedRecovery got better]] though.]]

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* {{Fan Disservice}}: FanDisservice: To the point that [[spoiler:Russel's eyes literally melted out of his head. He [[UnexplainedRecovery got better]] though.]]



* {{Fictional Counterpart}}: Intercops: International Crime Fighters.

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* {{Fictional Counterpart}}: FictionalCounterpart: Intercops: International Crime Fighters.



* {{Getting Crap Past The Radar}}
* {{Intentional Engrish For Funny}}: Vodka's speech. Russel also once paraphrased an [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/VideoGame/ProWrestling infamous example]] of the unintentional kind.
* {{Interdisciplinary Sleuth}}: Mao is not just a detective, but a world class martial artist.
* {{Interpol Special Agent}}: Mao is one, though she works for a {{Fictional Counterpart}} of Interpol.
* {{Iron Butt Monkey}}: Russel. Being impaled through a tree is totally survivable, right?
%%* {{Island Base}}: The Island of Doom.
* {{Kamehame Hadoken}}: Shota's fireball.
* {{Martial Arts Headband}}: Shota wears one. Unsurprising considering his role as the 'generic karate guy.'
* {{Meaningful Name}}: Usually not very subtle, for example: Afro Cashbucks.
* {{Ms. Fanservice}} Mao routinely casts her clothing aside when it becomes inconvenient during combat.
%%* {{Nebulous Evil Organisation}}: The Evil Eye.
%%* {{Obviously Evil}}: Buffalo makes a point of this.
* {{Overly Long Name}}: Alejandro Rodrigo Jesus-Maria Domingo Ruiz del Teatro.
* {{Parody Names}}: The name N. Buffalo is a direct parody of that of Street Fighter's main antagonist, M. Bison. Don't worry if you missed it, it's super subtle.
* {{Power Trio}}: Shota, Russel and Mao, and Alejandro, Vodka and Afro.
* {{Punny Name}}: Shota Kuron is a pun on the term 'shoto clone,' a name for fighting game characters whose appearance, fighting style or control scheme is similar to that of Ryu and Ken from Street Fighter.
* {{Take Over The World}}: Buffalo aims to do this... somehow.
%%* {{Tournament Arc}}: The whole comic is one.
* {{Volcano Lair}}: Buffalo has one shaped like his head.
* {{Villainous Cheekbones}}: Buffalo and Vodka.
%%* {{Walking The Earth}}: Shota.
* {{Webcomic Time}} The entire first arc mostly takes place over a single day, but was written across two years.
* {{With A Friend And A Stranger}}: Shota and Russel trained together as children. Mao is literally just someone Shota ran into at the airport.

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%%* GettingCrapPastTheRadar
* {{Getting Crap Past The Radar}}
* {{Intentional Engrish For Funny}}:
IntentionalEngrishForFunny: Vodka's speech. Russel also once paraphrased an [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/VideoGame/ProWrestling infamous example]] of the unintentional kind.
* {{Interdisciplinary Sleuth}}: InterdisciplinarySleuth: Mao is not just a detective, but a world class martial artist.
* {{Interpol Special Agent}}: InterpolSpecialAgent: Mao is one, though she works for a {{Fictional Counterpart}} of Interpol.
* {{Iron Butt Monkey}}: IronButtMonkey: Russel. Being impaled through a tree is totally survivable, right?
%%* {{Island Base}}: IslandBase: The Island of Doom.
* {{Kamehame Hadoken}}: KamehameHadoken: Shota's fireball.
* {{Martial Arts Headband}}: MartialArtsHeadband: Shota wears one. Unsurprising considering his role as the 'generic karate guy.'
* {{Meaningful Name}}: MeaningfulName: Usually not very subtle, for example: Afro Cashbucks.
* {{Ms. Fanservice}} MsFanservice: Mao routinely casts her clothing aside when it becomes inconvenient during combat.
%%* {{Nebulous Evil Organisation}}: NebulousEvilOrganisation: The Evil Eye.
%%* {{Obviously Evil}}: ObviouslyEvil: Buffalo makes a point of this.
* {{Overly Long Name}}: OverlyLongName: Alejandro Rodrigo Jesus-Maria Domingo Ruiz del Teatro.
* {{Parody Names}}: ParodyNames: The name N. Buffalo is a direct parody of that of Street Fighter's main antagonist, M. Bison. Don't worry if you missed it, it's super subtle.
* {{Power Trio}}: PowerTrio: Shota, Russel and Mao, and Alejandro, Vodka and Afro.
* {{Punny Name}}: PunnyName: Shota Kuron is a pun on the term 'shoto clone,' a name for fighting game characters whose appearance, fighting style or control scheme is similar to that of Ryu and Ken from Street Fighter.
* {{Take Over The World}}: TakeOverTheWorld: Buffalo aims to do this... somehow.
%%* {{Tournament Arc}}: TournamentArc: The whole comic is one.
* {{Volcano Lair}}: VolcanoLair: Buffalo has one shaped like his head.
* {{Villainous Cheekbones}}: VillainousCheekbones: Buffalo and Vodka.
%%* {{Walking The Earth}}: WalkingTheEarth: Shota.
* {{Webcomic Time}} WebcomicTime: The entire first arc mostly takes place over a single day, but was written across two years.
* {{With A Friend And A Stranger}}: WithAFriendAndAStranger: Shota and Russel trained together as children. Mao is literally just someone Shota ran into at the airport.

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