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 world building is unusual and unique enough to have held my interest. Paperback52 pages. The work was a good read, and seggelles painted pages add to the richness of this strange world. Okay, occasionally you see a guy without a shirt, too. View all 6 comments. It was like looking into oil paintings because that’s how they appear. After many failed attempts to get his work published, he mercenaio his first assignment inillustrating a book on firearms.

El Mercenario Series

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Alberto Zaliani rated it really liked it Apr 18, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It took me back to my love of stories like Masters of the Universe in all the best ways. Series and books by Vicente Mercensrio in stock in the Lambiek Webshop: Or wearing only a scarf behind a Conan-ish guy on a flying dragon.

Other books in the series. But it is Vargas-like Playboy artist; I think I heard of him nudity, air-brushed, classically nude. Magic is due to advanced technology and aliens, while giants and monsters are natural fauna or the results of radiation. Growing up in an artistic family, he started drawing and painting at age fourteen.

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Thank you for allowing me to review this graphic novel. Through an agency, he did several cover illustrations, which resulted in a permanent relationship with the publisher AFHA.

Mar mercnario, awesomatik. And sometimes in chains. If only the artist didn’t feel the need to put so much unnecessary nudity in it. Oct 25, J. The mercenary is on a job to save a woman being held hostage.

History’s on his side! The mercenary lands in a world below the clouds where another woman is being held hostage.

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See my full review on s Lovely art, including naked ladies. The only blatant magic is in a set of apocryphal stories told by the Mercenary to impress a young boy. I have no objection to the nekid ladies. The Mercenary, written and drawn by Vicente Segrelles, is indisputably the best comic series I’d read so far.

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Story world is a bit similar to Conan in feel. Okay, occasionally you see a guy without a shir The Mercenary has been contracted to save a woman from the mysterious and powerful Cult of the Sacred Fire.

Refresh and try again. 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 ladies and dragons and heroic gentlemen.


El Mercenario Series by Vicente Segrelles

Segrelles’ almost five decades of experience as an illustrator makes him a living legend. The art is beautfoul here, with pages that almost look like a canvas. Cover of El Mercenario 1 Un tal Sdgrelles, me dijo. Here are valleys of dragon-riders in cities above the clouds, and here floating cities populated by all-female cults, and so on. I would put this book on the same plain as Conan or any other science fiction graphic novel or novel that draws on a sword and sorcery mileau.

Yes, the men are men here, fat, fit, bald, young, and old, but all the women are buxom and mostly nude. The artist does a good job of presenting things realistically, for the mercehario part the main character really should have something under his armor, both because of the elevation, and because bare metal on skin must be uncomfortable yes, when the armor is shown in detail it appears to have some sort of built-in padding, but that is both unrealistic, and would provide little protection from pinching from the flexing of the segmented armor.

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