John Backderf is better known by the name Derf, a widely syndicated alternative cartoonist. He’s also known for writing and drawing the comic, the Eisner-nominated My Friend Dahmer about cannibal serial killer Jeffrey Dahmee from a unique perspective. That of going to school with him
And last week, this was a pertinent point during a court case in Cleveland. A member of the jury, Derf was asked if he knew any convicted criminals. And he reportedly replied “I had a close friend in high school who killed seventeen people.”
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