Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF?

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cover of Velocity #1 from Top Cow comics with Velocity (red haired girl with pale white skin in a low cut green jumpsuit with a yellow lightning streak down her thigh) trying on shoes at a shoe store, her right hand braced against the wall as she lifts her left leg up in a boobs and butt pose

Snakes and shoes

Even snake centaurs can't turn down a good sale.

(Cover of Velocity #1, Top Cow Productions)

ad for Soku Fantasy video game with an anime girl with short cream hair and a white skintight outfit with wings, her body is bendy and rubbery

Rubbery angel girl

When Escher Girls die they become rubbery Escher Angels.

(Ad for Soku Fantasy, 4399en Game)

panel from Batman vol. 3 #89 of Harley Quinn flipping backward in a boobs and butt pose due to snakey torso

Wormy boobs and butt Harley

Harley doing her best impression of a snake and giving us a boobs and butt pose because she's a true showwoman.

(Panel from Batman vol. 3 #89, DC Comics)

cover of Threshold Allure #0, blonde woman in skintight boobplate armor with her butt facing us is fighting a centaur, she is in a boobs and butt pose

Boobs and butt stab!

When the world heavyweight champion of Centaur Wrestling steals your pants and forces you to boobs and butt for the camera, the best response is to stab him in... I guess that wouldn't be the crotch on a centaur...

card art from Valkyria Chronicles Duel video game of an anime style girl with long red hair that fades into blue hair in a purple polkadot bikini holding a purple ball in a boobs and butt pose

Turn based tactical boobs and butt pose

Given how often it comes up, I can only assume the boobs and butt pose is the ultimate destructive ability in every card battler.

(Card art of Valkyria Chronicles Duel, NHN Japan & Sega)

card art from Chain Chronicles video game that says "Demon of Truth Hatifas" witha girl wearing a big black hat with long black hair holding a magical glowing book standing in a boobs and butt pose

Boobs and butt of truth

The boobs and butt spell is the ultimate Demon attack.

(Card art from Chain Chronicle Global, Gumi Inc.)

cover of Grimm Fairy Tales' Robyn Hood #5 with a red hooded blonde woman in a low cut jumpsuit holding a sword fighting Robyn Hood, a blonde haired woman in a green hood and crop top and low riding green pants, her midriff looks like a snake

May Day Snakewoman

Happy May Day and my birthday!  As a gift for International Worker's Day, um, have snakewoman Robyn Hood.  She takes organ space from the rich and gives it to the poor.

(Cover of Grimm Fairy Tales: Robyn Hood #5, Zenescope Entertainment)