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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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In an afterword about the artist, I learned this as well as his thoughts on other designs, like creating 2-legged dragons instead of four. 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 very, very mercehario to beautiful nudes, as Vicente points out in his afterward.

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Matthias Stevens rated it really liked it Oct 22, And I enjoyed the biographical and making-of information in the back of this book.

Der Söldner

Segrelles not only is a master of medieval-fantasy artwork but created a realistic setting in where he sets his graphic novels. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. View all 6 comments. Dolordebarriga rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Mercenarip Mercenary has been contracted to save a woman from the mysterious and powerful Cult of the Sacred Fire.


Der Söldner (El Mercenario #1) by Vicente Segrelles

Or wearing only a scarf behind a Conan-ish guy on a flying dragon. Here are mdrcenario of dragon-riders in cities above the clouds, and her As suspected, this is wonderful to look at, and less so to read. Mizukara rated it really liked it Apr 16, The work was a good read, and the painted pages add to the richness of this strange world. If you like good sword and scorchey type books, and don’t mind women running around half naked, you might enjoy this.

Isn’t it cold up their in the clouds in their anachronistic e, balloon?

Or the clothes only fit men. The illustrations were beautifully drawn by Segrelles and I was really mesmerized on how stunning they were. See my full review on sfcrowsnest.

The stories are kind of the same and the book feels a little too damsel in distress-y. After many failed attempts to get his work published, he got his first assignment inillustrating a book on firearms. X If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.

The art has that classic Conan painted cover feel to it.

El Mercenario Series

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The dialogue is a bit stilted and reminded me of Jack Kirby, another artist who wanted to write so that he could draw what he wanted to draw.

El Mercenario 1 – 10 of 13 books. PS Will I read the second volume? Series and books by Vicente Segrelles in stock in the Lambiek Webshop: No trivia or quizzes yet.


Segrelles – mercenary

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 mervenario 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.

Isn’t it cold up their in the clouds in their anachronistic hot-a Overall, I liked this, though I feel a bit guilty saying so.

Paperback52 pages. BeginningSegrelles began using the computer to illustrate most of his comics. The Mercenary, written and drawn by Vicente Segrelles, is indisputably the best comic series I’d read so far. If only the artist didn’t feel the need to put so much unnecessary nudity in it.

Segrelles was also the cover artist for the Italian science fiction magazine Urania from to It was like looking into oil paintings because that’s how they appear.

Un tal Segrelles, me dijo.