Derf Backderf (my friend Dahmer)

1 June 2016

On Tuesday June 7th Derf Backderf will be signing his books in our shop starting at 5 o’clock. Feel welcome to have a drink with us and meet up with the artist.

Backderf is well known for his graphic novel My Friend Dahmer, about his High School experiences with the later Serial ­Killer. It was rewarded with severall prices including an Angoulême award. His first drawing however, he already sold in the 6th grade to his classmate for the humble price of 2 dollars. A nude portrait of his teacher. He studied journalism at the Ohio State University and made a lot of drawings for the school paper. About his job as a trashman he made the graphic novel 'Trashed' which recently came out at Scratch(dutch publication). He became part of the punkscene in the late 70’s, which resulted in his novel Punk Rock and Trailer Parks.

His work has appeared in a lot of magazines, from Playboy to The Wall Street Journal.

So keep your agenda clear on Thuesday, june 7th. You are welcome from around 17:00.

See you then!