History Webcomic / SchlockMercenary

18th Aug '17 11:44:48 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* DramaticIrony: In the "false memories" plot [[spoiler: the doctor and reverend are crushed to learn that their memories of their wedding are false, and they aren't really married. The reader knows that they ''are'' really married; the actual wedding was part of what was written over.]]
14th Aug '17 9:46:27 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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** In [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2017-02-17 one strip]], a planet's air traffic control advises a ship to "just shut everything down"... right before it crashes.
---> "[[GallowsHumor They got the "down" part.]]"
---> "I actually '''''said''''' down. That's going to be on the transcript."
*** Then in the next strip:
---> "Rescue and Recovery is en route."
---> "Optimal route will cross lane 5. I'm making a hole for them now."
---> [''The wreck explodes''. BEAT.]
---> "You said "making a hole"."
---> "I know the rules. I can't get written up for unintentional irony."
14th Aug '17 10:30:35 AM MattStriker
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* INeedAFreakingDrink: After having his first high-profile case torpedoed by Captain Sorlie, newly-minted Chief Justice Reinstein decides to go for an [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2016-06-01 ethanol-and-olives lunch.]] [[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke i.e. a Martini. Or quite possibly more than one.]][[/note]]
13th Aug '17 3:24:40 AM MattStriker
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'''Shodan:''' It is ''not'' missing. It's fused to a bulkhead on deck five.

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'''Shodan:''' It is ''not'' missing. It's fused to a bulkhead on deck five.twelve.
13th Aug '17 3:23:41 AM MattStriker
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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: Soldier-boosts and future medical technology make this a fairly common trope.
-->'''Kevyn:''' [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2016-08-21 Casualties?]]\\
'''Shodan:''' Sergeant Wenzi and Private Ng are stable. No other casualties to report, sir.\\
'''Kevyn:''' Really? What about your arm?\\
'''Shodan:''' I'm currently left-handed.\\
'''Kevyn:''' Your right arm is ''missing''.\\
'''Shodan:''' It is ''not'' missing. It's fused to a bulkhead on deck five.
8th Aug '17 11:57:38 PM Discar
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* ExactWords:
[[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2015-08-27 After Schlock is sent to fight a crypt spider.]]

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* ExactWords:
ExactWords: [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2015-08-27 After Schlock is sent to fight a crypt spider.]]
5th Aug '17 10:54:09 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* ExactWords: [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2015-08-27 After Schlock is sent to fight a crypt spider.]]

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* ExactWords: ExactEavesdropping: {{Lampshaded}}, even. [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2001-07-10 "Well, that was a bit more convenient than I could have expected."]]
* ExactWords:
[[http://www.
schlockmercenary.com/2015-08-27 After Schlock is sent to fight a crypt spider.]]
5th Aug '17 7:49:12 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* YouAndWhatArmy: "[[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2000-10-24 Captain Tagon's army]]. We're Space Mercenaries. Here is our business card." "This is why I always ask...."
4th Aug '17 9:23:09 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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** An UnsoundEffect version in [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2017-07-23 this strip]:, Cindy discusses her bucket list after mentioning how much she's looked forward to firing her main gun. Tagon smirks and tells her it's something she can check off as he gives the order to fire. The sound effect for the next panel is a resounding '''"CHEKHOV!"''' punning both against "check off" and "{{Chekhov|s Gun}}."

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** An UnsoundEffect version in [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2017-07-23 this strip]:, strip]], Cindy discusses her bucket list after mentioning how much she's looked forward to firing her main gun. Tagon smirks and tells her it's something she can check off as he gives the order to fire. The sound effect for the next panel is a resounding '''"CHEKHOV!"''' punning both against "check off" and "{{Chekhov|s Gun}}."
4th Aug '17 11:38:47 AM Ambaryerno
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** An UnsoundEffect version in [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2017-07-23 this strip]:, Cindy discusses her bucket list after mentioning how much she's looked forward to firing her main gun. Tagon smirks and tells her it's something she can check off as he gives the order to fire. The sound effect for the next panel is a resounding '''"CHEKHOV!"''' punning both against "check off" and "{{Chekhov|s Gun}}."
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