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The Dylan Rieder Issue: On Sale 11-22-2016 We teamed up with Mark Oblow to create our 16th issue and devoted it entirely in loving memory of Dylan Rieder.

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This one means a lot. And it’s off to print today. After learning that we lost Dylan to his fight with leukemia last month, we immediately shelved all in-progress plans for Issue 16, got with Mark Oblow and discussed creating something special and memorable for one of the most influential people we’ve ever met. 

Thanks to the unending support and help of Mark Oblow and his Back Den archive, we gathered photography, stories, original art and tributes to Dylan from a variety of contributors and close friends including Arto Saari, Ryan Allan, Langley Fox, Mark Gonzales, Jason Dill, William Strobeck, Alex Olson, Camille Rowe, Natas Kaupas, Cat Power, Dion Agius, Noa Deane, Stefan Janoski, Porous Walker, Greg Hunt, Doctor Woo and many, many more.

The issue will go on sale at WhatYouth.com November 22. And 100 percent of the net proceeds will be donated directly to The Dylan Rieder Foundation (www.dylanriederfoundation.com).

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