Niklas Edlund is the pseudonym of an author of comic books and stories in the series Niklas and friends. It is also the name of the main character in most of his works. Edlund is an illustrator/cartoonist from Germany and describes as bisexual. He says, "I always liked girls and boys as well, even as a child. As long as I was small I didn't realize it, but around age 11 I began to be confused. My cartoons are about this confusion."