Laterborn

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'''Laterborn''' is a [[perzine]] written by Jason Martin of Driftwood City, California, U.S.A.
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'''Laterborn''' is a literary zine written by Jason Martin of the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Started in August 2004, the zine is comprised of short stories and comics about Jason's youth and life.  Frequent topics include friendships, jobs, and nostalgia for early 1990s alternative music.
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Started in August 2004, the zine is usually a mix of autobiographical comics and fictional (prose) short stories.  Frequent topics include friendship, loneliness, death, unrequited love, music, and the California coast.
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[[Kelly Froh]] described the zine in issue 10 of [[Zine Thug]]: "This is a zine with stories to share, and they seem to be the important ones of a boy's life, the ones that have stuck with him into adulthood."
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[[John Porcellino]] described Laterborn in [[Best Zine Ever]]: "This simple, sincere comic often focuses (so far) on true or seemingly-true stories about youth and adolescence. A lot of people do this kind of stuff, but Jason’s comics stand out for their simplicity and unaffected humanity... The artwork is simple, but emotive and strong, and the writing is from the heart."  
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==External link==
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[[Microcosm]] called Laterborn: "Some of the best written stories you've ever read. No, really."
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==External links==
* [http://www.myspace.com/laterbornzine Laterborn MySpace page]
* [http://www.myspace.com/laterbornzine Laterborn MySpace page]
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* [http://zinethug.com/ten.html Review] in ''Zine Thug''
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* [http://www.opticalsloth.com/?p=3126 Reviews] on ''Optical Sloth''
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[[Category:Zine]] [[Category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:California Zines]] [[Category:2000's publications]] [[Category:Comic Zine]] [[Category:Perzine]]

Revision as of 07:09, 16 December 2009

Laterborn is a literary zine written by Jason Martin of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Started in August 2004, the zine is usually a mix of autobiographical comics and fictional (prose) short stories. Frequent topics include friendship, loneliness, death, unrequited love, music, and the California coast.

John Porcellino described Laterborn in Best Zine Ever: "This simple, sincere comic often focuses (so far) on true or seemingly-true stories about youth and adolescence. A lot of people do this kind of stuff, but Jason’s comics stand out for their simplicity and unaffected humanity... The artwork is simple, but emotive and strong, and the writing is from the heart."

Microcosm called Laterborn: "Some of the best written stories you've ever read. No, really."

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