My Friend Dahmer: Smog Veil Records congratulates graphic novelist, comic artist DERF

By on December 18, 2012

Smog Veil Records congratulates Derf on making so many year-end ‘Best Of’ book lists with his graphic novel, My Friend Dahmer.  Time Magazine placed the tome at number four in the Best Non-Fiction Book of 2012 category.  MTV Geek lists it as one of its Top 10 Graphic Novels of the Year.  And The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s list of Best Nonfiction of 2012 also includes Derf Backderf (nice to get recognition in the hometown paper too!).

For Smog Veil Records Derf has executed two album covers for well-received releases including Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project, Seriously

And Tin Huey retrospective,  Before Obscurity: The Bushflow Tapes

In addition to the releases noted above, Smog Veil’s roster includes The Guns retrospective (a double vinyl, gatefold release), The New Hope v/a compilation, OBNOX, Batusis (Cheetah Chrome and Sylvain Sylvain of New York Dolls), Complaints Choir, This Moment In Black History, Pere Ubu, Easter Monkeys, Pistol Whip, Unknown Instructors (Mike Watt, George Hurley, Joe Baiza, Dan McGuire, Raymond Pettibon, David Thomas), Teacher’s Pet, Thor, Rocket From The Tombs, Amps II Eleven, New Christs (featuring Rob Younger of Radio Birdman) and Rubber City Rebels. Visit the label online at


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.