The San Juan Horseshoe is a humor newspaper published in Western Colorado since 1977 by editor and friend Kevin Haley. Their long-running relationship began during the first issues of the paper, when Kevin asked Steve to buy an ad. His reply was a snicker, a comment about starving artists and that it looked like the paper needed a good artist. Soon, they shared studio space in Montrose, CO for several years and have been working together ever since.
The paper is now available online only at http://sanjuanhorseshoe.com/
Looking back at Steve’s cover illustrations for the Horseshoe can take you on a crazy journey through local and world historical moments and twisted ideas from the minds of Johannsen and Haley…with a wink and a smile! The following are cover illustrations from 1977 to present day.