This series is also known as:* The Mercenary (English)* Le Mercenaire (French)* De Huurling (Dutch)* O Mercenário (Portuguese)les. Vicente Segrelles Sacristán is an illustrator from Barcelona, who is best-known for his painted comic epos ‘El Mercenario’ (‘The Mercenary’). Growing up in an. El Mercenario. Bienvenida · Introducción · La Historia · Personajes · Ambientes: el cráter La primera “muerte” del Mercenario.

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The mercenary lands in a world below the clouds where another woman is being held hostage.

El Mercenario Series

Or the clothes only fit men. I don’t know if I’d come back for more issues of the same – the stories have only their pulpiness to offer; but that artwork does act as a compelling, five-star-worthy selling-point.

Art by Vicente Segrelles. It feels static, not lively, and not particularly prurient, but perfectly fine for period historical fantasy, so I think a lot of people might enjoy it. Story world is a bit similar to Conan in feel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mizukara rated it segrellles liked it Apr 16, View all 3 comments. Alberto Zaliani rated it really liked it Apr 18, And I enjoyed the biographical and making-of information in the back of this book.

Okay, occasionally you see a guy without a shirt, too. Segrellws is a classic illustrator who says he was restricted in the prudish U.


Jca rated it really liked it Nov 07, Un tal Segrelles, me dijo. This work was an instant success, but because of his very time-consuming technique every panel is oil-paintedthe series appears irregularly. Views Read Edit View history. View all 6 comments. This volume was first published 40 years ago, just after the Spain became a democracy.

In addition to his epic series, Segrelles has made the comical series ‘El Sheriff Pat’ in the early s. The artist’s work drawing for engine manuals inform such details as the ropes and pulleys holding up a balloon city.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In ‘El Mercenario’, Segrelles has combined all his favorite themes – the Prehistoric, Middle Ages, technology, and aircrafts. It took me back to my love of stories like Masters of the Universe in all the best ways.

Segrelles’ almost five decades of experience as an illustrator makes him a living legend. And given that, and having a setting in some remote part of the Himalayas, why are all the characters clearly Euorpean in appearance? The only blatant magic is in a set of apocryphal stories told by the Mercenary to impress a young boy.

El Mercenario Series by Vicente Segrelles

Oct 25, J. Rozada rated it really liked it Dec 21, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And as intriguing as all that may sound, it’s still a bit cheesy to the modern reader – a cheesiness which is heightened by the hero having the hairstyle of a s accountant, for some reason. To see what your friends thought of this segrellrs, please sign up. A most enjoyable read. The story wasn’t so hot but Vincente is more of an artist than a writer and admits he fashioned a story that would allow him to draw the things he liked best, like segrellrs and dragons and heroic gentlemen.


Just so he can say he promotes some approach to equality. Matthias Stevens rated it really liked it Oct 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thank you for allowing me to review this graphic novel. Yes, the men are men here, fat, fit, bald, young, and old, but all the women are buxom and mostly nude.

Vicente Segrelles

Daniel Antunes mercnario it it was amazing Feb 09, No trivia or quizzes yet. Other books in the series. Magic is due to advanced technology and aliens, while giants and monsters are natural fauna or the results of radiation.

The Mercenary has been contracted to save a woman from the mysterious and powerful Cult of the Sacred Fire.