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Derf's "My Friend Dahmer" Film Casts Young Jeffrey Dahmer

Derf's "My Friend Dahmer" Film Casts Young Jeffrey Dahmer

"Teen Beach Movie's" Ross Lynch will portray the infamous killer in a film version of Derf Backderf's acclaimed 1970s-set graphic novel.

Derf Takes Out His (Semi-)Autobiographical Garbage in "Trashed"

Derf Takes Out His (Semi-)Autobiographical Garbage in "Trashed"

Derf Backderf spoke with CBR about the follow up to his controversial "My Friend Dahmer" and revisiting and reinventing his year on a garbage truck.

Comics A.M. - "The Killing Joke" Leads July Bookstore Sales

Comics A.M. - "The Killing Joke" Leads July Bookstore Sales

DC lands eight books in BookScan's top 20 for July! Denver is getting an indie-comics festival! Derf blasts LA Times over Ted Rall firing! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Tanzania Closes Newspaper Over Cartoon

Comics A.M. - Tanzania Closes Newspaper Over Cartoon

GADO's cartoon criticized Tanzanian president! Duane Swierczynski talks "Black Hood"! Derf Backderf remembers NYT's David Carr! Plus more!

PREVIEW: Cunningham's "Age of Selfishness," Derf's "Trashed"

PREVIEW: Cunningham's "Age of Selfishness," Derf's "Trashed"

Abrams ComicArts provides sneak peeks at Darryl Cunningham's look into Ayn Rand and economic policy, and Derf Backderf's examination of "our nation of garbage."

Conversing on Comics with Derf Backderf

Conversing on Comics with Derf Backderf

The celebrated author of "My Friend Dahmer" discusses the decline of alt weeklies, European popularity, his new graphic novel “Trashed” and more.

SDCC: Abrams Announces New 'Peanuts' Book, "My Friend Dahmer" Follow-Up & More

SDCC: Abrams Announces New 'Peanuts' Book, "My Friend Dahmer" Follow-Up & More

A book that looks at Charles Schulz as an artist, Derf Backderf's "My Friend Dahmer" follow-up and Eddie Pittman's "Red's Planet" were unveiled at the Abrams panel.

Derf Launches 'One-Man Crusade' Against CGC Slabbing

Derf Launches 'One-Man Crusade' Against CGC Slabbing

"My Friend Dahmer" cartoonist Derf Backderf has started a "one-man crusade against slabbing," buying and freeing CGC books "from their plastic coffins."

C2E2: Derf Backderf Remembers "My Friend Dahmer"

C2E2: Derf Backderf Remembers "My Friend Dahmer"

Acclaimed cartoonist Derf Backderf spoke at C2E2 about his most recent work, "My Friend Dahmer," a memoir looking back at his high school friendship with notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

Comics A.M. - "Digital Doesn't Cannibalize the Industry"; Geezer Noir

Comics A.M. - "Digital Doesn't Cannibalize the Industry"; Geezer Noir

Rob Salkowitz, author of "Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture," on digital comics! Christos Gage talks "Sunset"! Derf talks "The City" and "My Friend Dahmer"! Ed Piskor on the genesis of "Wizzywig"! Plus more!

When Words Collide - 4/16/2012

When Words Collide - 4/16/2012

Tim checks in with reviews of a handful of recent comics and graphic novels, including new work from Bryan Hitch, Jonathan Ross, Derf Backderf, Noah Van Sciver, Brendan McCarthy and more.

Derf Shares the Story of "My Friend Dahmer"

Derf Shares the Story of "My Friend Dahmer"

Award-winning cartoonist Derf Backderf speaks to CBR about growing up with serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in what should be one of the most talked about and acclaimed graphic novels of the year.

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