The Blackness Between

The Blackness Between

This is the second print collection of Schlock Mercenary, and it is chock-full of new footnotes and sketches, plus 8 pages of never-before-seen bonus story explaining how Schlock got rich escaping from the circus. This 100 page, full-color collection...

Title:The Blackness Between
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780977907434
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    The Blackness Between Reviews

  • Jesse Whitehead

    To review a Schlock Mercenary book is to shout redundancies at the heavens. The usually statements still apply – the art is getting better, the writing is getting better, the _________ is getting be...

  • Garrett

    I have to admit that the first volume (chronologically) didn't really pull me in. But, because I know Howard, I kept coming back to the story and the current storyline at the website. And, I started t...

  • Vernon Ray

    "If Charlie's gonna dance the Foxtrot, I'm not gonna stand around wearing a dress." Captain Kerchak, page 29.That is my favorite line ever from an endless supply of quotables from Tayler's work. This ...

  • Bradley

    This was full of interesting conceptual space opera like planet sized dark matter entities that like to eat annies and yahoos that live on a huge chain of jacks-shaped space stations. It had delicious...

  • Jessica Petree

    Schlock's books are hilarious and awesome - I've barely got into the "good stuff" yet of the series, but this book cracked me up. So many great laugh-out-loud moments - Kevin continues to amuse; Breya...

  • Jessica

    Another great collection of Schlock, with all the expected humor, aliens, monkeys, and explosions. My favorite thing about the collections are the footnotes on nearly every page, as Howard's "explanat...

  • Yashima

    The story is definitely picking up pace and drama. The drawing is improved. I am getting addicted to Schlock!...

  • Justin

    While extremely satisfying, I still get the sense that this is a mirror interlude to the "good stuff." I got many hearty belly laughs out of this volume. The jokes just get funnier the more context wi...

  • Gareth Otton

    This is the second Schlock story I have read and I found it much harder to read than the first one was. I think that these stories are incredibly funny and I am sure that somewhere underneath all that...

  • Rachel

    I love these series of comic books! Goofy humor, great sci-fi plot, and the ominous hum of Schlock's plasma gun. What's not to like? The author, Howard Tayler is one twisted, but very, very funny guy....