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

By: Derf.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2012Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781419702167; 1419702165; 9781419702174; 1419702173.Subject(s): Derf -- Comic books, strips, etc | Dahmer, Jeffrey -- Comic books, strips, etc | Dahmer, Jeffrey -- Graphic novels | Serial murderers -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | High schools -- Ohio -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Biographical comics. | Coming-of-age comics. | Nonfiction comics. | Graphic novels. | Graphic novels -- United States.DDC classification: 741.5/973
Contents:
Preface: The convoluted history of My friend Dahmer -- Prologue -- The strange boy -- A secret life -- The Dahmer fan club -- Becoming the monster -- Fade to black -- Epilogue -- The players.
Summary: We all have that one friend from school -- the strange kid, the class freak, the guy whose antics amused, entertained, and maybe even alarmed us. The one who sticks in our heads even with the passing of the years. That classmate is invariably left behind when we graduate, vanishing into memory, filed away with our old yearbooks and other teenage mementoes. But every now and then we wonder, whatever happened to that friend? For one man who grew up in a small town in Ohio, that questions was by every media outlet in the world on July 22, 1991, when Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested for the murder of seventeen young men and teenage boys. My Friend Dahmer is a graphic novel from political cartoonist Derf Backderf in which he tries to make sense of the future serial killer with whom he shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-220).

Preface: The convoluted history of My friend Dahmer -- Prologue -- The strange boy -- A secret life -- The Dahmer fan club -- Becoming the monster -- Fade to black -- Epilogue -- The players.

We all have that one friend from school -- the strange kid, the class freak, the guy whose antics amused, entertained, and maybe even alarmed us. The one who sticks in our heads even with the passing of the years. That classmate is invariably left behind when we graduate, vanishing into memory, filed away with our old yearbooks and other teenage mementoes. But every now and then we wonder, whatever happened to that friend? For one man who grew up in a small town in Ohio, that questions was by every media outlet in the world on July 22, 1991, when Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested for the murder of seventeen young men and teenage boys. My Friend Dahmer is a graphic novel from political cartoonist Derf Backderf in which he tries to make sense of the future serial killer with whom he shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides.

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