Comics

Smile High City: Meet the Winners of Westword's Third Comics Contest

For the third year running, we asked cartoonists — and would-be cartoonists — to send us comics depicting life in Colorado. We received dozens of responses; not surprisingly, many focused on cannabis (pot put the high in the smile high city, after all) — but there were also an unusual number of cartoons that focused a wry eye on Denver history.

Our favorite submissions follow. Click on the expand icon to the top right of each comic to make it larger.

John Cotter and Kevin Caron

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Ted Intorcio

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Jake Fairly

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Karl Christian Krumpholz

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Lonnie Allen

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Mark Bliesener and James Howard

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Melanie Gillman

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Tom Pounders

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Stan Yan

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Zak Kinsella

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