Derf Backderf

Derf Backderf

Derf Backderf was born and raised in Richfield, Ohio, a small farm town south of Cleveland. He is the creator of Trashed, Punk Rock and Trailer Parks, and the critically-acclaimed bestseller My Friend Dahmer. Backderf has been nominated for two Eisner Awards, an Ignatz Award, a Harvey Award and a Reuben Award. His weekly comic strip, The City, appeared in over 140 newspapers from 1990 until May 2014.