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My friend Dahmer : a graphic novel / written & illustrated by Derf Backderf ; [editor, Charles Kochman].

Derf. (Author).

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  • 55 out of 65 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 0 out of 0 copies are currently available at Marshes of Glynn Libraries.
  • 0 out of 0 copies are currently available at Brunswick-Glynn County Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781419702167 (hc)
  • ISBN: 1419702165 (hc)
  • ISBN: 9781419702174 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1419702173 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York Abrams ComicArts, 2012

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-220).
Preface: the convoluted history of 'My friend Dahmer' -- Prologue -- pt. 1. The strange boy -- pt. 2. A secret life -- pt. 3. The Dahmer fan club -- pt. 4. Becoming the monster -- pt. 5. Fade to black -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer, the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper, seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster who committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, 'Jeff' was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides. In [this story], a haunting and original graphic novel, writer-artist Backderf creates a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of a disturbed young man struggling against the morbid urges emanating from the deep recesses of his psyche-- a shy kid, a teenage alcoholic, and a goofball who never quite fit in with his classmates. With profound insight, what emerges is a Jeffrey Dahmer that few ever really knew, and one readers will never forget."
Subject: Dahmer, Jeffrey > Comic books, strips, etc.
Dahmer, Jeffrey > Graphic novels.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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