Oh SHIT. That’s TWO authority figures in less than 24 hours!
Billie must be a magnet or something.
She gives off some sort of pheremones that other women can’t resist.
Jeph Jacques was thinking the same thing.
Actual Girls Bravo (anime) quote: “Great, I’m catnip for lesbians”
Yeah, a magnetic tongue piercing. 😀
Magnetic lips. Girls just can’t resist the cheerleaders apparently.
former cheerleadders. cheerleaders are so last semester. former cheerleaders are totally in right now.
Wait a sec, there’s still another Authority figure who is clearing homosexual left! Run Leslie! Run before you also fall prey to Billie’s (Accidentally) seductive ways! Run while we can still ship you with your one true love that transcends dimensions!
Yes! Wait.. is it Robin?
Probably not a lesbian… but most definitely a lesbian-magnet.
Truth be told, I can’t tell if they are actually kissing or not. It kinda looks like Daisy has closed her eyes in anticipation but Billie has stopped just short as the clue-by-four hit her.
“Maybe recreating this kiss ISN’T such a good idea…”
‘Clue-by-four’ is probably one of the most epic phrases I’ve ever heard.
I come across it every once in a while and resolve to find ways to use it in ordinary conversation.
Then I come across it again every once in a while and resolve to find ways to use it in ordinary conversation.
“Loose Lips Launch Ships”.
I’m going to spend a small fortune on bottles of champagne, god damn.
I hope you mean on her face.
on her FAAAAACE!!!
Looks like she wants to loose ’em all over that face.
ROFLMAO!!!! sooooooooooooooooo +1
She just wanted to see what Billie’s chapstick tastes like.
I’m hoping it’s muskette flavour, but I’m biased that way.
It’s booze flavored.
I Absolut-ly Agree. 😛
but everyone else booze
No, that’s just Billie’s lunch.
Billie is really popular with girls isn’t she, clearly she should apply for linebacker not cheerleader.
Somehow I think ‘Wide Receiver’ suits Billie better, doncha think? 😀
It’s both a fat joke AND a polygamy joke.
Don’t forget, a gridiron joke too.
Fullback. ‘Cause she’s my brick . . . house!
Hmm, the Nickleback in Football is the defensive back who comes in when the defense goes into the Nickle formation. There has to be a joke involving that somewhere. Can’t remember whether it has something to do with Canadians or people’s mothers.
one thing’s for sure, Mike will never play the Nickleback.
Don’t you mean “Gay Deceiver” ?
“GOD DAMNIT HOW DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING TO ME”
I warned you about stairs bro!
I warned my neophyte protege. I told her about stares.
I am laughing so hard at Billie’s face in the last panel.
She looks so PISSED.
“Sonava bongo I did it again…….”
Why am I so FINE?
“WHY must I FIX everything I TOUCH!? Dx”
It’s near midnight where I am and I think I woke the neighbors with my short bout of cackling–short since I actually couldn’t breathe and started coughing.
Everyone wants a taste of Billie!
At this point if she really wanted a threesome, she could have one without too much trouble.
No, it probably won’t happen. Because, Willis. But the show will be interesting regardless.
*Makes more popcorn*
Taste the rainbow!?! 😛
TASTE THE PAINBOW!
I taste the painbow everyday, I don’t want to but I don’t really have a choice in the matter, I hate the painbow, it tastes horrible!
She turned me into a lesbian… And I was a straight dude.
Walkyverse Rachel already did that to me.
Did you get better?
WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING TO ME
because the fans have spoken
This whole Ruth/Billie thing is:
Amazingly wrong but SHUT UP I’M ENJOYING THIS ANYWAY (47%, 1,684 Votes)
come on billie just follow through and the amazi-girl story is yours again
If Billie wasn’t after Daisy-lovin’ here, she’s worse at catching hints than Danny.
She’s also quite a hit with the ladies 😀
I’ll be honest and say that I wouldn’t have guessed that’s what Daisy was after. I’m really clueless. Apparently people flirt with me often? I have yet to see evidence of it, but I’ve been told it happens pretty regularly. Still trying to figure out what I’m supposed to be looking for, but I still don’t see it.
I’m honestly the sort of person who loves telling stories and demonstrating them, so kissy times wouldn’t even remotely be on my radar as the intended outcome.
If you (or anybody) have suggestions for figuring these things out, please enlighten me! I’m a grad student and seriously still this oblivious.
I’ll chime in and agree, I don’t think Daisy was asking her to recount the incident, in the hopes of getting a kiss, especially since she already noted that the original incident was pretty legitious. I don’t think she’s ever seriously “considered” Billie in this way either herself. Just on finding herself caught between a hard place and a Billie, … add your own double entendre here.
Yeah, i think she’s just kind of getting caught up in it.
I wasn’t thinking of this conversation in particular, but previous conversations where Daisy has dropped very heavy hints that she’s a) a lesbian, and b) desperate. Though on review of Daisy’s prior appearances, it seems that Billie wasn’t actually there for some of those – including the one where Dorothy just straight-up says that Daisy desperately needs a girlfriend. But she’s still dropped enough hints in Billie’s presence that, if I were Billie, I wouldn’t have gone in for the kiss on Daisy like that unless I were really going in for the kiss, ’cause Daisy’s pretty obviously jonesing for some girl-loving, and going to grasp at any bait dangled her way.
You’d still avoid grabbing at bait you just described as liable to Result in Legal Action. I don’t think was Jonesing for some Billie until the Fourth panel, when she got caught up in it.
Daisy’s only notable character trait so far is that she’s seriously jonesing for any girl she can get. I just don’t think she had any idea that Billie was a girl she could potentially get until Billie pushed her up against a wall and leaned in for a kiss.
And, really, forget Daisy’s orientation and desperation. I wouldn’t get that close to kissing anyone unless I was okay with actually kissing them.
As for Legal Action… the situations are totally different, and there’s a big difference between being the kisser and being the kissee anyway.
Flirt? what language is that? And what does it mean in english?
Billie: “WHAT?! Not AGAIN!”
Everyone else: “YAY! AGAIN AGAIN!”
Willis: “Happy Valentines Day everyone”
So is this the “Oh shit, I’m into girls” storyline for Billie???
“Maybe I should try this out on another dozen girls or so, just to make sure!”
Alright, everybody start the line.
I just hope she doesn’t make it scientifically rigorous… that’d get awkward.
Like what Faz did with his charts?
Like this: http://xkcd.com/507/
Yeah, I can’t actually link things. Oh well.
Holy Cheese! It links automatically! I DID NOT KNOW THIS.
Joe will volunteer to be in the control group!
No, she’s already established that she’s into girls. She tried to make out with Sal when she was drunk.
We do lots of things when we’re drunk that we don’t remember when we’re sober…That’s why I have so many numbers in my phone I don’t recognize.
Yeah, this. I think it’s been made pretty clear she is into them, but I’m not entirely certain SHE knows that. Or at least she might only be partly aware of it. But admitting something like that to herself and coming out might be a problem for her. She has a high-school-cheerleader mentality of caring way too much about superficial status and the pecking order, and high school is not exactly well-known for accepting non-hetero people with open arms.
When’s Billie sober?
It’s not so much sober as it is being less drunk.
Billie’s just one of those people who is naturally drunk.
Yeah, but she was also falling over drunk at the time. Not sure if she’s really acknowledged it sober yet.
You made me look it up, because I couldn’t remember it:
Panel Two if that comic is now my new favorite Billie-face.
Billie’s face in Panel Two of that comic freaks me the hell out.
Why can’t she be attracted to both?
I didn’t say she wasn’t attracted to guys.
Jury’s still out on whether Billie likes girls, but, boy, do they seem to like her!
Is anyone going to NOT kiss billie this week?
Joe H: Free Internets for you.
Jennifer Billingsworth, accidental lesbian.
“Sorry, I ‘accidently’ slipped my tongue in your mouth again”.
^not actually meant as a commentary on her sexual orientation
Sorry, but I couldn’t resist.
No problem, I was more worried at someone getting offended at my comment. xD
Relevant article from the Onion
Yeesh, had to jump into the wayback machine for that one, didn’t you?
It’s a classic.
What about the porn she used to make and when she slept with Joe? She’s bisexual if anything.
Definitely bi. She was in the Walkyverse so she will be here.
One, I think you missed the point. Two, I think you’re confusing Billie with Roz.
This doesn’t seem terribly accidental.
Daisy didn’t even ask her to do that, just to describe it.
Although I don’t think she minds.
Willis’ Valentines to shippers everywhere
My head-cannon is blasting out a hundred tons of dynamite right now.
Blasting so hard.
And so this is what it looks like when you don’t pay attention: psst! Billie Daisy is gay….grabbing her and pushing up against her while holding her against the wall is gonna cause….never mind
Oh for fucks sake. C’mon! Despite all my theories, plans and ideas I didn’t freaking expect THIS!
DAMN YOU WILLIIIIIIIIIIIIIS!!
That is how he rolls. You just never know what he will do next. In most cases, at least.
But it’s usually safe to lean sapphic. Or try badism.
Everything he does will be lesbians.
That’s Step 1, after all.
Third time’s the charm! Who will be next to surprise-kiss Billie? Sarah? Joyce? Dinah? Line forms to the right, ladies. One at a time, please. …Okay, two.
Amazi-Girl. It must be so.
Billie will kiss Billie.
Dinah doesn’t go to college here anymore. because of Sarah.
She’ll come back to reconcile, trip over a rock, and Billie will just happen to be standing in her path.
Come on, I think we can all connect the dots and see who is going to be next to fall for Billie’s charm… that other Authority Figure of the Lesbian kind. If you can’t figure it out then let me just say…
“Hot For Teacher.”
… though I don’t think Billie actually has her for any classes…
willis are you going through a second puberty or something… this is a lot of spontaneous hook ups in a few short weeks
I’m just loving Billie’s face at the fifth panel.
Man Willis, you cannot stop yourself when it comes to introducing lesbians, can’t you? Maybe you should take sometime to introduce some more gay men, you know, just to balance things out. You know what, ignore that, I have no right to tell you what to do with your work. If you want to introduce more lesbians, introduce all the lesbians you want!
Oh, there will be two main character dudes in a relationship, I promise you this.
An intriguing bit of foreshadowing.
Okay, Vegas odds favor Ethan being one of them. But who could the other be?
Does “main character” mean someone with a cast bio? Because that leaves Danny, Mike, Joe, and Walky.
None seem too likely unless…A-ha! Amazi-Girl is really Ethan, right? Danny’s been going out with him all along!
It’ll be Ethan and Mike obviousely. You can’t hide their lust for each other.
ah, but mike’s not so much a man as a force of nature. so it still wouldn’t count
What are the odds for Galasso?? 😛
He’s got a plot line named after him!
Galasso? Given the age of the rest of the cast that would just be creepy. Maybe if Jason’s dad makes an appearance?
Currently shipping: Galasso x Dargon.
It is the perfect pair.
My guess is Big Boss. He’s in this continuity, right?
Probably not as Big Boss, but we have seen his son Tony.
He never said current main character dudes… maybe ThadxEthan will happen here?
Ethan’s too obvious. Danny X Mike, or Danny X Joe surely…
I mean, does Ethan really count as a main character? /trollface
Danny/Walky would be fuckin hilarious. You should do that.
I wouldnt mind Ethan/Tony. I liked him from It’s Walky! and it’d be nice to see him again apart from that cameo.
Yeah, I thought Ethan/Tony would be interesting. The guy even kinda reminds me of Drew, for some reason.
But note that Willis never said it would be a positive, healthy relationship. And it’s Willis – we know shenanigans would be afoot.
WE NEED A POLL FOR THIS WILLIS!
I predict Joe/Ethan simply by process of exclusion of the other men.
Nobody’s mentioned Jason yet. I’m pretty sure he’s the male main cast member to not get the nod from anyone. Is he so apparently straight that it’s unthinkable?
I exclude Jason because Sal was bouncing on that dick only a little while ago.
Doesn’t mean he can’t be bi. Not that I have any particular reason to believe he is. Well, except for that one time in Canada… also, I haven’t read all of Joyce & Walky so there could be more I’m missing.
What happens in Canada stays in Canada!
And Walky was a girl at the time anyway.
It doesn’t mean he’s not but I count it as a strike against him being into mendudes.
More importantly, he’s in a “relationship” now of some sort. It’s why I excluded Walky and Danny because they were spoken for.
I notice no “with each other” in there.
It’s still TWO dudes in A relationship. If there’s two people, but only one relationship that would still imply they are together.
Still, plot predictions based on grammar minutia from the comments section are hardly infallible.
This is totally lesbians Friday.
I hate to say it, she should probably have known better than to get in close physical contact to her irrepressibly horny and perpetually boundlessness editor. ESPECIALLY while depicting a sexual encounter.
Billie’s a bit too self-absorbed to figure out that Daisy’s gay and horny. Also, the audience is a lot more aware of it because Daisy does things we see but Billie doesn’t.
Maybe Billie is releasing some sort of lesbian pheromone, which would account for lesbians completely wanting to french her and for Joe to not find her to be a big juicy target of his masculine charms.
Or maybe it’s her haircut. I don’t know.
I wish I released a lesbian pheromone. At least then I could have more gay friends.
The best gift to get after Forever Alone Day: being forced into making out with someone of your preferred gender.
She’s thinking “Damn, again? I need someone I can talk to about this. Maybe that blonde Gender Studies teacher.”
I like the way you think, me lad.
And then she thinks “Three times?! That’s it, I’m contacting my congressional representative about this!”
4 times? If I have to deal with another gay person I’m going to go crazy. I think I’ll talk to Joyce’s boyfriend about my troubles.
“Dammit, I can’t take this any more, I’m going to go to the pub and have a drink!”
If Billie is conditioned to equate alcohol and lesbianism, she will presumably start looking forward to these encounters.
Dayyyyuuum Billie, you fell for that hook-line- and-sinker
This seems familiar…
Got any peas in that refrigerator?
billie, daisy, ruth OT3 supporter. that was a pretty sly trick on daisy’s part
Alright, time for a red/blonde/brunette threesome.
Let’s do this.
Add in Sarah and some new token Native Central American girl, and we can summon Captain Sappho!
What would their rings be?
Oh you know, the traditional…
Air, Earth, Fire, Water, Tribadism.
SAL. Or maybe Sierra.
Sal? Sal can’t be the token black character in our multi-ethnic rainbow of diversity! Don’t you know you can’t have more than one of any ethnicity unless it’s a white man and a white woman? That’s what the 90’s taught me.
………and then Ruth walks by.
Billie is gonna be so broken it almost won’t be funny.
So now you are just throwing us for loop? Your twitter handle is perfect because it seems every Friday I do shout DAMN YOU WILLIS
OK, had to go back and look through Billie’s previous interactions with Daisy. While it was obvious to the reader (and to Dorothy) that Daisy is into girls, the hints that were dropped in Billie’s presence were subtle enough that someone who is obtuse about those sorts of things, or in denial, could easily miss them.
I’unno, I thought the whole chest window thing was pretty blatant.
Plus, I’d be genuinely surprised if Billie knew or cared what a chest window actually was.
Fortunately, Daisy has only a few appearances so far, so it’s easy to look back through those strips using the tags.
I hope you used the tags, because the previous sentence sounds like the first half of an anecdote of needless suffering.
This is so lesbians.
So, is this going to be a regular thing? Ya know, Billie getting nonconsensual girl kisses? Not complaining, just… curious. *looks around*
I’m not entirely certain why you would call this nonconsensual.
Thank you, Willis! I really wanted lesbian kisses for Valentine’s day!
I mean, what I actually wanted was an actual lesbian to kiss me, but…close enough!
When you’ve got a woman’s tongue sliding across your palate, does it really matter if her lesbianism has been authenticated or not?
I am in lesbians with this story arch.
Damn, beat me to it.
Billie should just accept she draws in lesbians. maybe start a buisness out of it somehow
or go all pied piper on the uni till she’s popular again?
This time it’s her fault.
Billie’s question of: “Why do men not find me attractive” has been answered… quite definitively.
Yes, because men hate Asian lesbians.
Also large breasts and glasses.
No, you’re both wrong. It’s the thought that she used to be a cheerleader that turns them off.
I thought it was the mix of booze-breath, letting herself go to pot and desperation that turns them off.
I would think that would attract them like flies to honey.
Can’t tell if combo breaker or actually means it’ll drive guys away.
What’s wrong with cheerleaders? Most of them are in reality very nice.
You must reread carefully and identify sarcasm, although it’s also possible that you’re being sarcastic in some way that I just can’t pick up on.
Is it bad to ask for a kissing tag?
Haven’t laughed this hard at a webcomic in some time. Kudos!
I’m really not a lesbian!
Oh no. Poor Billie.
Joyce is going to have a God-damned stroke when she discovers Billie has turned half the campus gay.
I think you’ll find that Daisy came that way out of the box, and Billie has nothing to do with it.
But will Joyce know that?
Half the campus was already gay. Gay for Billie.
Yes, even the men.
…Pretty much everyone but Walky and Danny.
You forgot Ethan. He’s gay for dudes, not Billie.
I don’t think he will stop being gay and magically become straight if he meets Billie.
“Oh, Billie-sempai! Kyaaaaa~~~”
In the end Dumbing of Age will be revealed to just be erotic friendfiction written by Ninja Rick.
Isn’t Daisy Billie’s senpai? I realize that kōhai isn’t used as an honorific, but there’s always the time-honored -chan.
Re: “Isn’t Daisy Billie’s senpai?”
hai So Billie should be saying, “Oh, Daisy-sempai suki da!<“
Billie you’ve been hanging out with Walky too much
Tsk, what a terrible curse she bears… =P
Billie’s got a gay magnet somewhere in her coat I think!
Was this REALLY much of a surprise?
LOL to the max!
Wow Billy is just on a tear isn’t she?! I like how when I finished reading the comic my eyes were immediatly drawn to David Willis his avatar giving the thumbs up like he’s saying “yep more women makin’ out!”
Hey, it’s fine, we get it!
College is for lezzing out!
I think Willis has had lesbians on the brain lately…
This is the part where Dorothy walks in.
Somehow, I think she didn’t think her cunning plan through.
But she still has time to be a cunning linguist. Maybe Daisy will even give her a columnist position for it!
Billie’s expression in the last panel cracked me up for some reason. 🙂
Billie used SEDUCE!
It is SUPER EFFECTIVE!
… Too much so, in fact!
So. Is Daisy as desperate in this continuity as she was in IW? I forget, it’s been a while since I’ve seen her around.
I don’t remember her being all that desperate in IW, but she does seem to be obsessed with the scissors on her desk.
It’s Walky!, February 9, 2002.
Joe successfully bribes Daisy with the girls of Squad 48 in order to keep her quiet about him, Walky and Jason screwing up her squad’s mission of apprehending Sal and Monkey Master.
What.. is going on? does Bille have powers over the girls? what is the next? that she wakes up in her bed with one or three girls next to her? xD
That is the most amazing superpower EVAH!1!!
Double your perversion!
Double your trauma!
Ah, what a wonderfully wrong comic.
I see we are on a super lesbian kick today.
Jolly good. Carry on.
can i get a ROFL
Yes, good sir, you can.
Billie is just crazy-girl candy, isn’t she?
Calling for Vriska x Billie sloppy makeouts.
2 to 1 that Ruth walks into Billie and Daisy right now
Now that you mention it, it’s interesting that, so far, the only time we see Ruth is the residence building.
She DOES leave that place every now and again, right?
Hell, I never see my RAs outside of the dorm…
IT KEEPS HAPPENING.
I TOLD YOU ABOUT THE LESBIANS BRO
I TOLD YOU DOG
AGAIN with the lesbians what IS it even with you and LESBIANS MAN
How HIGH do you even have to BE
The lesbian ruse was a……….DISTACTION.
Well if it DOES go to court better hope for an all-male jury and judge or most of time will be spent with attempted sloppy make-outs…and I want it filmed please
That girl really needs to get laid.
Roll out the red carpet that Billie’s passing up know what I’m sayin?
I actually feel sorry for Billie.
Doesn’t stop me from laughing, though. >:D
It’s too bad Billie doesn’t have any classes taught by Leslie
Once, random. Twice, pattern.
Did she accidentally brush up against Joe and get his musk on her?
Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, three times is lesbian action!
Billie the Chick magnet. Joe would be Jealous…or charge admission
Mike would record everything and then somehow use it as leverage against her when he wanted something from her.
Or just release it because he’s Mike
so pretty much everyone at Indiana State is a Lesbian except Sal, Joyce, Dorothy, Amber, and Ultra Car
You forgot Ethan. He’s totes not a lesbian.
I guess Billie is discovering why college is considered a time for “experimentation”.
If this doesn’t turn her lesbian she is and always will be 100% straight. Altough I still hope for Sal and Billy to make out.
At least Billy might not feel unattractive anymore.
I believe the word is “DERP”
Nope. BIRD is the word.
Billie gets all the bongoes
It’s the boobs.
Suddenly, all the words in Avril Lavigne’s song “Contagious” take on a whole new meaning. Note that I’m interested in this from a scientific perspective only, given that I work in a microbio field.
Why am I suddenly thinking of a green, sunny meadow with happy microbes all prancing about?
Got nothin’ to add to this, except that I wonder if Billie’s shock in the final panel is “aw crap, more girls getting all hot over me” or if she’s shocked that she’s feeling something too.
I think it’s more “WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING”…
Damn it, Billie, what do you have that I don’t have?
Ahh, right, boobs… DAMN IT!
Damn Billie. Just… Damn.
Currently prediction: Joyce does something totally innocent that Billie interprets as flirting and flees in comedy terror.
I am Archtus the fox, and I approve this message.
WHY DOES ONLY THIS PAGE HATE MY FOX GRAVATAR?
Nobody hates your fox gravatar *hugs his fox gravatar*
Congrats you now have ringworm.
What? it’s a wild animal.
Hah, that would be delightful.
No signs of Billie, still wanting a big scoop for rep, even considering, “Look, if I hook you two up, do I get anything in return?” regarding this situation. That’s Billie. Good Ol’ Billingsworth. She peaked in high school!
I find it rather interesting that this post has 249 comments and only one “like.” Is there something wrong with my browser?
Heh, the post is even titled “Like this”… though I suspect the “Like” is not intended as a verb in the imperative.
CHEESE DAMMIT WILLIS
DAMMIT ALL TO CHEESE
Hey! Hey, something I just realized, going back through the archives…
We still don’t know what the outcome was of Sal seducing Jason. Was he all, “Oh yes, quite, quite!” Or did he push her away and kick her out? Or was it something or another in between? I must know!
You’d think Sal would have been more volatile when she returned to her room if it hadn’t gone well.
Maybe he turned down her sexual advances by saying that he respects her too much and followed up by reviewing the qualities that make her a good person.
After reading through the Walkyverse, I find it interesting how much of an impact Ruth is poised to have on Billie’s life. In the Walkyverse, Ruth’s death had a massive impact on Billie. It got her to stop drinking, look at what she wants to do with her life, and even got her to connect with Danny, who she would eventually marry. Now, I’m not sure if making Billie realize that she’s homo, bi, or pansexual quite ranks up there with all of that, but it is a big deal. It seems that, no matter what universe they’re in, there’s going to be some sort of deeper connection between Ruth and Billie.
Only peripherally related to the strip at hand, I know, but I only recently finished plowing through the Walkyverse and Shortpacked.
Billie…is a stealth lesbian. She’s so stealthy, she’s just noticing it!
I just realized…. Billy is about a full foot shorter than daisy. Daisy’s must be getting a little weak-kneed there.
That said, I predict shall endeavor to predict the future!
Daisy will run the story about Ruth, getting Ruth in a lot of trouble. Billy, who no longer seems to want revenge towards Ruth will feel terrible, but Ruth will be too upset to listen to anything Billy has to say. 500 or so comics later they will hook up.
Billie just brings out that part of them.
This comic is making me laugh way too hard. I don’t even know why.
Ok, yes, damn you willis, now I have to read all of your comics. all of them! SO GOOOOOD
cripes how did i miss this comic?
it’s like billie is catnip for lesbians all of the sudden.
Can’t say Billie didn’t walk straight into that.
Wow,billie must be looseing her shit rite now and again fuck ya
no san diego comic-con, the sorries
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