Opinion: Steve Breen’s cartoon caption contest for July 22, 2022


Let’s style it for Debbie Moore! She won first place this week and will receive Steve Breen’s autographed original in the mail. Thanks to all who participated. The art for next week’s contest is below.


“I told you we should have gone to Comic-Con and not the Baby Boomer Convention.” Debbie Moore, San Diego


“One small step for ticks, one giant leap for arthropods.” Jerry Litvinoff, San Diego

“I’ve always wanted to climb Mount Baldy!” Marcia Gwin, Scripps-Ranch

“I give up. Hide and seek isn’t as fun as it used to be.” Wayne Harris, Carmel Valley

“It’s lonely up there.” Mike Harvey, Chula Vista

“Can you point me to the flea market?” Charles Tatum, Point Loma

“I really miss his crest.” Kim Moody, Carlsbad

“We’re finally above the tree line!” Barry Basso, online filing

“You told me that was Half Dome in Yosemite!” Shelley Grossman, Carlsbad

“I thought you were bringing the flag for the summit.” Claire Kilcoyne, San Diego

“Which side of the head should we sleep on?” Susan Harlan, San Diego

“…And this great property is surrounded by natural firebreaks.” Steve O’Lear, Lakeside

“The drought has far-reaching effects.” Howie Clark, San Diego

“Hi-diddly-ho, neighbor!” Paul Dragos, San Diego

“Ticks, lice, fleas… we’ve always been suckers.” Nana Diana, Encinitas

“Enjoy the open spaces while you can. I heard artificial turf will be arriving soon.” Cindy Wislofsky, San Diego

“The cartoonist drew me the size of a Buick.” Allison Miller, San Marcos

“Maybe later… I’m too stuffed to move now.” Jenna Little, Carlsbad

“It’s not much, but I like to call it home.” Matt Glowinsky, La Mesa

“‘Hair today, gone tomorrow.’ For real? I can’t believe you said that.” Mary Ann Crowder, Oceanside

“Is this a recession?” Bernie Blotner, online filing

“Oh look! It has a little patch for the kids swing.” Catherine Hill, San Diego

“We can move in until Tuesday, but it’s $2,500 a month!” Jeff Levy, Lakeside

Next week

To enter, email your entries to [email protected] by Tuesday 10am GMT. Please limit your captions to three and keep them short. Good luck and stay healthy!


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