30 Miles of Crazy!

Slice of life comics and true stories about modern life and The City by Karl Christian Krumpholz

One Minute to Wonderland

The follow-up to The City Was Never Going to Let Go, a 44-page collection of single panel comics telling small stories about life in The City.

The City Was Never Going to Let Go

A collection of single panel comics telling small stories about life in The City

The Denver Bootleg

The weekly comic and stories done for the Westword newspaper told by Denver’s bands and musicians themselves.

Featured Work: Nothing but Suitcases

A single mother’s new job and housing fall through, landing family on Denver streets. A comic project done in conjunction with the City of Denver’s Smart City Program and I Am Denver.


Online collection of comics, portraits, and illustrations.

News and Updates

Read on to found out about Karl’s recent news, updates and projects.


Originally from a city on the East Coast, award-winning cartoonist Karl Christian Krumpholz’s work has appeared in many different formats and publications like VICE, Birdy, Suspect Press, Denverite, Show Devils comic, SLG Publishing (Byron), and Modern Drunkard Magazine. He has provided artwork for the documentary Neal Cassady’s Denver Years for Colorado Public Television; illustrated Daniel Landes’ short story Revolt to What? as well as Rich English’s booze-y book Beer for the Genius.

Karl is currently working on the weekly The Denver Bootleg comic for the Westword newspaper, a comic about living on the street and the plight of the homeless done for the City of Denver, the sequel to his biographical comic An Introduction to Alcohol, and the continuing series of short stories and slice of life comics set in the city: 30 Miles of Crazy!

Karl continues to live in the city, though now a different one, and also owns way too many hats. He can be reached at 30milesofcrazy@gmail.com . 

Online Portfolio


Photo by Gary Isaacs