Even under shadow, it's still not very black. While it doesn't have to be total-absolute-blackhole-midnight-lightsink black, there really shouldn't be any question about it, and it shouldn't have to be in shadow to even get close.
But we'll see. With the sheep giving wool, Notch may have some idea on how to craft those into colored cloth which I hope will include an expanded color palette. Until then, we've got the colors we've got.
I'm gonig to love when ALL the new blocks are usable
Rollback Post to RevisionRollBack
Zombies in the area will have the skin melt away and only their SKELETONS will remain, and they'll shoot ARROWS from their STERNUMS. Creepers will still explode as usual, but their suicide will also release a LAVA SPRING from their REMAINS.