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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It was like looking into oil paintings because that’s how they appear. And given that, and having a setting in some remote part of the Himalayas, why are all the characters clearly Euorpean in appearance? The art is beautfoul here, with pages that almost look like a canvas. 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. Comics publications comics debuts comics endings Spanish comics segrelkes Comics characters introduced in Fantasy comics Spanish comics characters.
Oh, well, who cares.
El Mercenario Series
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. Views Read Edit View history. Paperback52 pages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. The world building is unusual and unique enough to have held my interest.
Growing up in an artistic family, he started drawing and painting at age fourteen.
Dolordebarriga rated it it was amazing Oct 08, History’s on his side! Bilder 5 Story 2.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Art by Vicente Segrelles. These fainting passive perfectly sculpted girls seem sort of sad to me. Series and books by Vicente Segrelles in stock in the Lambiek Webshop: Return to Book Page. But the unabashed sexism feels dated, especially in our current kick-ass-girl period of comics. She is in a cage, and like many of the women in this work, she is naked. And I enjoyed the biographical and making-of information in the back of this book.
The story is good, once you get past all the women running around with barely anything on, while they are being rescued, or fighting, or just running. This volume was first published 40 years ago, just after the Spain became a democracy.
Mizukara rated it really liked it Apr 16, The mercenary is on a job to save a woman being held hostage. Alberto Zaliani rated it really liked it Apr 18, View all 3 comments.
An unusual feature for a comic book, every panel is painted in oila time-consuming technique. Pedro Cravo rated it it was amazing Aug 25, The segrrelles work drawing for engine manuals inform such details as the ropes and pulleys holding up a balloon city.
In ‘El Mercenario’, Segrelles has combined all his favorite themes – the Prehistoric, Middle Ages, technology, and aircrafts.
Also, I could do without the 70’s hair, and the apparent perms most of the women appear to have. Mazen Sukkar rated it liked it Sep 20, This work was an instant mercejario, but because of his very time-consuming technique every panel is oil-paintedthe series appears irregularly.
Just so he can say he promotes some approach to equality. Story world is a bit similar to Conan in feel.
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Thanks to Netgalley for making this book available for an honest review. Through an agency, he did several cover illustrations, which resulted in a permanent relationship with the publisher AFHA.
Nov 08, J. A regular feature of The Mercenary adventures are beautiful women, almost always nude or semi-nude.
Oct 25, J. Here are valleys of dragon-riders in cities above the clouds, and her As suspected, this is wonderful to look at, and less so to read. This page was last edited on 19 Marchat As suspected, this is wonderful to look at, and less so to read. Seggrelles most enjoyable read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. One of the things about becoming a democracy, after being a dictatorship is that everything is open, and Spain, not being a Puritan based country, was segrelpes, very open to beautiful nudes, as Vicente points out in his afterward.
In addition to his metcenario series, Segrelles has made the comical series ‘El Sheriff Pat’ in the early s. If Frank Frazetta created a comic, it would probably look like this. If you like good sword and scorchey type books, and don’t mind women running around half naked, you might enjoy this.
I only have high praises for this man because of how great he really is.