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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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. Here, he illustrated a series of books called ‘Los Inventos’. 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.
El Mercenario Series by Vicente Segrelles
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Had no familiarity with this and per-ordered on a whim.
El Mercenario Series
See my full review on sfcrowsnest. Although the setting resembles the medieval milieu of classic fantasy tales, it is actually a science fiction story. 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. I have no objection to the nekid ladies.
Also, I could do without the 70’s hair, and the apparent perms most of the women appear to have.
Contains some bare chested women due in part to the new found freedom artists had with their new government and probably also because Europe tends to have fewer hangups about the human body as art. Nov 08, J. It took me back to my love of stories like Masters of the Universe in all the best ways.
A kind of commentary on history and painting.
Segrelles not only is a master of medieval-fantasy artwork but created a realistic setting in where he sets his graphic novels. Matthias Stevens rated it really liked it Oct 22, The story is good, once you get past all the women running around with barely anything on, while they mwrcenario being rescued, or fighting, or just running.
Okay, occasionally you see a guy without a shirt, too. Views Read Edit View history. El Mercenario Cover of El Mercenario 1 Magic is due to advanced technology and aliens, while giants and monsters are natural fauna or the results of mercensrio. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The mercenary lands in a world below the clouds where another woman is being held hostage.
X If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. Aleksander rated it liked it Jun 05, Waldo Varjak added it Feb 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. View all 3 comments. And sometimes in chains. Paperback52 mercenaroi.
Der Söldner (El Mercenario #1) by Vicente Segrelles
The only blatant magic is in a set of apocryphal stories told by the Mercenary to impress a young boy. Thanks to Netgalley for making this book available for an honest review. Our hero here gets to engage with three such ladies, who have different fates at this author’s hands, but it’s the weird, liminal, ephemeral world where everyone lives that will mercfnario in the mind.
An unusual mercenrio for a comic book, every panel is painted segrellss oila time-consuming technique. Or the clothes only fit men. And when they are not nude, they are as near to nude as you can get, and none of them need bras.
Mazen Sukkar rated it liked it Sep 20, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This volume was first published 40 years ago, just after the Spain became a democracy. Pedro Cravo rated it it was amazing Aug 25, This page was last edited on 19 Marchat She is in mercenzrio cage, and like many of the women in this work, she is naked.
Trivia About El pueblo del fue Segrelles was also the cover artist for the Italian science fiction magazine Urania from to