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"Hold on to your asses, ass-holders."

Buttlord GT can best be described as an Affectionate Parody of Dragon Ball Z. 'Affectionate' in the sense that it takes the tropes present in DBZ and takes them up to eleven.

Basically, there are three jokes here:

1) Dragon Ball Z is boring.

2) Dragon Ball Z is kind of homoerotic.

3) Groin Attacks are funny.

Crass and immature, but hilarious nonetheless.

Tropes original to Buttlord GT:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Mr. Huge, who develops a habit of calling Buttlord by the wrong name; coming up with such colorful variants as "Asspope" and "Anus-Pharaoh."
  • Aerith and Bob: The cast includes Takahashi, Glutes, Snowflake, Huge and... Brad. Not to mention Buttlord's original name - "Kevin".
  • Art Evolution: Andy's artwork noticeably improves during the comic's run.
  • Atomic F-Bomb: Dropped by Huge when Takahashi steals his and/or Snowflake's wish to the Nad Beast.
    Takahashi: Now's my chance... Nad Beast! Give me ecstacy... Give me BRAD!!
    Snowflake: Who?
  • Big Damn Heroes: Invoked - Buttlord finally arrives at the battle, but refuses to take part until the appropriate moment (i.e. when everybody else is half-dead and losing).
  • Calling the Old Man Out: While fighting Admiral Gerber, who has stolen Buttlord's body, Glutes pays back his father for all the humiliation he's suffered by kicking his head right off his body, and then disintegrating him with a Kamehame Hadoken.
  • Cast of Expies: All of the characters are parodies of a character from the Frieza Arc of DBZ, with some being more obvious than others.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: Everyone is a jerk, a moron, utterly useless, or some combination of the three.
  • Death from Above: Buttlord fires an Overlord Buttblow at Snowflake from above, shouting "KISSES FROM HEAVEN, COCKHOLES!" This blasts a hole in the planet.
  • Epic Fail: Takahashi Beam Spams a weak Mook, only to have his shots bounce off like rubber balls. Taunted for his failure, he then busts out his ultimate attack, the Destructo Dick, and accidentally blows himself up.
  • Fun with Acronyms: BLGT is strikingly similar to LGBT, the acronym for "Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual". Considering the content of the comic, this can't be a coincidence...
  • Healing Shiv: Bendi heals his allies by throwing boulders at them.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Mr. Huge attempts to stop Hammok from exploding by going huge and cramming himself inside the hole created by Buttlord's Buttblow. It doesn't help.
  • Hulking Out: This is Mr. Huge's ability, which he apparently activates by screaming "HUGE!" over and over. It only seems to apply to his upper body, though, so there's no case of Magic Pants.
  • Insufferable Imbecile: Buttlord makes boneheaded decisions on a regular basis, and is a huge dick to both the villains and his friends.
  • Just in Time: Buttlord actually manages to arrive on time, but refuses to actually help until his friends are near death so he can pull this off.
  • Mike Nelson, Destroyer of Worlds: Buttlord. Yes, the hero of the story is more destructive than any of the villains in the comic. He socks Huge in the nuts and kills him for no reason other than to be a dick while he's holding the planet together from a gigantic crack. Which, by the way, was also caused by Buttlord being a destructive idiot.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Played for Laughs. Snowflake's penultimate form has him turn into a twink who isn't wearing a shirt at all, and is wearing a partially unzipped pair of jeans. He also applies sunblock to his chest in one panel. Takahashi even gets Heart Eyes at the sight of him.
  • Never Say "Die":
    • Also the frequent references to "getting sent to another dimension", a direct reference to the Dragon Ball dub's bowdlerizations. Taken to its logical conclusion when King Pie, who lives in the "Another Dimension", takes a shortcut home by shooting himself.
  • Noodle Incident: Happens naturally as the result of referencing material parodying events from earlier in Dragon Ball Z than the Namek saga:
    Takahashi: "I haven't seen Huge like this since he fought Buttlord!"
  • Shout-Out:
    • At one point, Buttlord and King Pie are playing The King of Fighters inside their capsule.
    • Once Buttlord reaches his final form, he's sporting Dan Hibiki's hairstyle and Dee Jay's pants.
    • Near the end of the comic, Snowflake exclaims he's "gonna go all Mad Gearz on your ass" to Buttlord while sporting huge muscles, wearing pants held up by suspenders and holding an iron pipe. To make it even more obvious, the next page has trashcans and roasted chicken lying around while Snowflake performs Haggar's Spinning Lariat, followed by Buttlord performing a combo into a throw with written-out Final Fight sound effects.
    • Right after that, Buttlord demands Brad to pump up the music on his car's stereo, which starts playing Eminem's "Lose Yourself", complete with Buttlord donning a hoodie. Then Snowflake shows up and whacks him in the face with a street sign that reads 8 Mile.
  • Suicide as Comedy: King Pie shoots himself not because he's depressed or in despair, but to go back to his home in "Another Dimension".
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: Buttlord is extremely stupid, impulsive, and a general dick.
  • Visual Pun: When the big fight actually begins and the shit hits the fan.