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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If you like good sword and scorchey type books, and don’t mind women running around half naked, you might enjoy this. The husband sensing betrayal casts the mercenary ou ‘The Mercenary 1: The story feels like something I would have read in the magazine Heavy Metal. A regular feature of The Mercenary adventures are beautiful women, almost always nude or semi-nude.

El Mercenario Series by Vicente Segrelles

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads segelles. She is in a cage, and like many of the women in this work, she is naked.

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.

See my full review on s Lovely art, including naked ladies. Thank you for allowing me to review this graphic novel. This resulted in the first book of ‘El Mercenario’ inwhen the artist was already 40 years old. Mmercenario 5 Story 2. The series is known for the great attention paid to the depiction of landscapes.


Here, he illustrated a series of books called ‘Los Inventos’. Segrelles not only is a master of medieval-fantasy artwork but created a realistic setting in where he sets his graphic novels.

Oct 25, J. No trivia or quizzes yet. Refresh and try again. Retrieved from ” https: Mizukara rated it really liked it Apr 16, Had no familiarity with this and per-ordered on a whim. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jca rated it really liked it Nov 07, 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 Cover of El Mercenario 1 The hero is a Conan type, and just goes from fight to fight, but is skilled at what he does. Segrelles is an artist, not a storyteller.

Vicente Segrelles

Of course, I’m a comics scholar! And as intriguing as all that may sound, it’s still a bit cheesy to the modern reader – a cheesiness which is heightened by the hero having the hairstyle of a s accountant, for some reason. View all 6 comments.

I only have high praises for this man because of how great he really is. The art has that classic Conan painted cover feel to it. Matthias Stevens rated it really liked it Oct 22, The 10th edition of The MercenaryGiantswas the first to include pages designed entirely by computer.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read saving…. After many failed attempts to get his work published, he got his first assignment inillustrating a book on firearms. 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. These fainting passive perfectly sculpted girls seem sort of sad to me. The only blatant magic is in a set of apocryphal stories told by the Mercenary to impress a young boy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Okay, occasionally you see a guy without a shirt, too. Or wearing only a scarf behind a Conan-ish guy on a flying dragon. Auch hier wird er wieder angeheuert, um eine Frau zu befreien. Growing up in an artistic family, he started drawing and painting at age fourteen.

Mazen Sukkar rated it liked it Sep 20,