A recent illustration of the Denver skyline, that was originally used for the cover of my ‘Nothing but Suitcases’comic, is featured in the latest issue (Nov 2019) of Birdy. It looks great! Out now around Denver.
This is pretty brilliant. So, I was approached by the Colfax Avenue Business Improvement District (Colfax BID) that represents businesses along the section of East Colfax Avenue between Grant Street and Josephine Street, about a 2 mile stretch of the 30 or so miles that Colfax fully runs.
Now, I’ve done work with Colfax BID in the past (just see the Characters of Colfaxcomic that I’m currently doing for them.) Every year or so, the BID provides banners that hang on the light posts that run up and down this 2 miles stretch. In the past they have been holiday themed, or focusing on various businesses, or (like the past year) featuring artwork from some of the artists that work in the tattoo shops along Colfax.
“Flying way further below the radar than he deserves to, Denver-based Karl Christian Krumpholz is staking his claim to the territory marked “pre-eminent cartoonist depicting the realities of American urban life.” Which, admittedly, would be too long a title to fit on most plaques or awards. Nevertheless, it’s true, and now it’s my job to tell you why —”
Wow… that is incredibly kind. Wonder if I can put all that on a business card.
It’s a brilliant review of 30 Miles of Crazy! #7, Nothing but Suitcases, The City Was Never Going to Let Go, and “… but we wish you the best of luck.”