Born: 1961 February 13 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Biography: A longtime comic book fan, van Niedek was occasionally active in fan circles before becoming a founding member of Windmill Comics Publishing in 2009. There he pencils, colors, letters and occasionally writes characters such as TOO (with writer Johan de Neef), Copperhead Kid (with writer Ramon Schenk), Nicky Tesla (again with Schenk), Durfal (with Schenk and inker Gerard van de Werken), Samson (which he writes himself), and Rough Riders (with de Neef and inker van de Werken).

His stories have also been published in Germany, Belgium and the United States.


    Rik van Niedek Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Rik Family name: van Niedek

Other Names:

  1. RN Type: Pen Name


  1. Rick v. Niedek [generic]
  2. RN [generic]

Art Influences:

Rik van Niedek (b. 1961) stated influences by:
  1. John Buscema (b. 1927)
  2. Jack Kirby (b. 1917)
  3. John Romita (b. 1930)
  4. Joe Sinnott (b. 1926)