Nicholai is a transmasc androgyne comic creator and illustrator with a variety of comics and artworks inspired by Soviet magical realism, dark fantasy and Southern Ontario Gothic.

Many of the comics deal with trauma, queerness (and trauma connected to queerness) in a way that feels real, grounded and close to home but not without hope.
Nicholai’s art reflects this. It can be intimate and uncomfortable, dense and dark, complex and detailed but also airy and light with just a hint of otherworldly magic.

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Gumroad (mostly 18+)

Nicholai’s webcomic inspired by the era and literature of Enlightenment in the roughly 18th century France
Kingdom of Sunlight

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