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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A kind of commentary on history and painting. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Oct 25, J. Views Read Edit View history. X If you want to help jercenario continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Here, segrwlles illustrated segrellss series of books called ‘Los Inventos’. Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About El pueblo del fue Thank you for allowing me to review this graphic novel.

And I enjoyed the biographical and making-of information in the back of this book. El Mercenario Cover of El Mercenario 1 Lists with This Book. Cover of El Mercenario 1 Segrelles is an artist, not a storyteller.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Growing up in mercenaroi artistic family, he started drawing and painting at age fourteen.

I don’t know if I’d come back for more issues of the same – the stories have only their pulpiness to merceanrio but that artwork does act as a compelling, five-star-worthy selling-point. No trivia or quizzes yet.


If you like good sword and scorchey type books, and don’t mind women running around half naked, you might enjoy this. The artist does a good job of presenting things realistically, for the most 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.

What I found inside was gorgeous painted art and an unusual fantasy world. If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. See my full review on sfcrowsnest. These fainting passive perfectly sculpted girls seem sort of sad to me. Magic mercenagio due to advanced technology and aliens, while giants and monsters are natural fauna or the results of radiation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Art by Vicente Segrelles. Matthias Stevens rated it really liked it Oct 22, But it feels almost chaste, in a way. The world building is unusual and unique enough to have held my interest. This is a great, e hardback edition and if you treat it as an art book worth the money.

This resulted in the first book of ‘El Mercenario’ inwhen the artist was already 40 years old. The only blatant magic is in a set of apocryphal stories told by the Mercenary to impress a young boy. She is in a cage, and like many of the women e this work, she is naked.

And this comic series of his is a class The Mercenary, written and drawn by Vicente Segrelles, is indisputably the best comic series I’d read so far.


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And why even have to justify the setting as belonging on Earth? Compared to that, it hardly seems worth noting that the “dragons” are clearly derived from pterosaurs, which were not, in fact, dinosaurs; but they also didn’t have the heads of mmercenario, so whatever. Mizukara rated it really liked it Apr 16, Return to Book Page.

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The art is beautfoul here, with pages that almost look like a canvas. This volume was first published 40 years ago, just after the Spain became a democracy. And sometimes in chains. The Mercenary tells the story of a mysterious and anonymous mercenary from a hidden valley called The Country of the Clouds. Pedro Cravo rated it it was amazing Aug 25, He’s a classical painter of female nudes!

And this comic series of his is a classic because not only that it was first published onbut because of its outstanding content that makes it what it is. The illustrations were mercenzrio drawn by Segrelles and I was really mesmerized on how stunning they were.

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