Nick Raider

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Nick Raider is a fictional comic detective whose series was published from 1988 to 2005 by Sergio Bonelli Editore in Italy. Graphically inspired by the American actor Robert Mitchum, it was created by writer Claudio Nizzi and artist Giampiero Casertano. His partner Marvin Brown was inspired by Eddie Murphy. Nick Raider's stories are set in New York City.[1]

Writers who worked on the regular series include Gianfranco Manfredi, Stefano Piani, Tito Faraci and Gino D'Antonio; artists include Gustavo Trigo, Ivo Milazzo, Ferdinando Tacconi, Sergio Toppi and Luigi Siniscalchi.[1] A young Iginio Straffi, best known for the children's fantasy series "Winx Club", drew pictures for several issues.

In 2006, IF Edizioni published a 4-issue Nick Raider miniseries, also written by Nizzi.[2]

In India, Prakash Publishers regularly feature the Nick Raider stories in their Tamil Comics brand, Muthu Comics starting from 1990s. He is christened as Detective Robin in their storylines.


  1. ^ a b Franco Fossati. Dizionario Illustrato del Fumetto. Mondadori, 1992. pp. 186–7. ISBN 8804355441.
  2. ^ Roberto Orzetti (24 September 2015). "Da Allagalla: Nick Raider". Sbam! Comics. Retrieved 27 May 2016.

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