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My Friend Dahmer - by Derf Backderf (Paperback)

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The bone-chilling graphic novel that inspired the major motion picture starring Ross Lynch as Jeffrey Dahmer.

This special edition of the national bestseller includes:
  • Introduction by Marc Meyers, director of the FilmRise feature film, My Friend Dahmer
  • 16 full-color pages of movie stills, storyboards, and behind-the-scenes photographs
Named a BEST OF 2012 by Time, The Village Voice, A.V. Club, comiXology, Boing Boing, Publishers Weekly, MTV Geek, and more!

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, Dahmer was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides. In My Friend Dahmer, 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 readers will never forget.
Number of Pages: 221
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels, True Crime
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
Author: Derf Backderf
Language: English
Street Date: October 10, 2017
TCIN: 52971963
UPC: 9781419727559
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-4247
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