Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner September 11, 2011

Congratulations to Steve Ankabrandt; Kingsport, Tenn., for submitting the winning caption. See if you've got what it takes to be the next winner -- a new cartoon has been posted.

"Comical Processing" features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work —  by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.

Comical Processing cartoon caption

All I need is some water and I'll be back to my
original height.


Honorable Mentions

"Mom said I couldn't get a dog, so I got a Lab instead." Submitted  by  Dale Stout; Colorado Springs, CO

"Yeah dad, howdya know that Jerry King is the name of our new chemistry teacher!" Submitted  by  Jatin D Shah

"I only needed two flasks, but the director would not approved the project unless it looks complicated. . . That's how he justifies his salary increase." Submitted  by  Martin Tremblay

"It's really very simple. . . " Submitted  by  Debbie Eles; Moon Township, Pa.

 Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.


"Well, technically the cat next door is not missing. Let's say, he is now advancing humanity through better chemistry! " Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"Sir, we have cracked the chameleon DNA" Submitted  by  Sebastian Thomas

"Johnny, next time tell me BEFORE you take the pipes from your mother's bathroom. . . " Submitted  by  Kerri Clifton

"This is our new set-up for recycling used cooking oil." Submitted  by  Alex Schuettenberg; Bartlesville, OK

"Hey Daddy, do you need a special chemical?" Submitted  by  Victor Bautista Granados

"Biodiesel, just feed it hamburger." Submitted  by  Keith Wamsley; Nashville

"It's been 3 hours now and the marble hasn't rolled out yet." Submitted  by  Jim Higginbotham; Chicago

"Dad! I really LOVE my first grade advanced polymers class! This is tonight's homework!" Submitted  by  David C Albrecht

"I started my Rube Goldberg research after graduating from Harvard at the age of 9." Submitted  by  Harold Paine

"Look how much space I saved by combining all those set-ups you had into one!" Submitted  by  Joseph Barbanel

"1st Place Winner at the Homeschool Science Fair" Submitted  by  Chad Garibaldi; St. Louis, Mo.

". . . and, if you tap that red flask with your pen, the whole thing will explode!" Submitted  by  Johnie Brown

"New biodiesel engine. Colors come with natural ingredients..." Submitted  by  Ozlem Bull, Denver CO

"So mum said, 'Can I have a sip of your home-made lemonade?' I said, 'Of course, mum!' and that's when she disappeared." Submitted  by  Graham Burchell.

"He must have used the Lean approach. . . " Submitted  by  Juventino Uriarte; Danville, Va.

"OK One more time.I crack the alkane then polymerise it whilst in a solution of a titanium metallocene and perfluorheptyl......your not with it Dad are you? " Submitted  by  Craig Watkinson; Nottingham, UK

"I should have just bought you a smartphone." Submitted  by  Justin Hale

"Don't worry dad, It didn't cost a thing I used your Credit card." Submitted  by  Terry Horton; Narrows, Va.

"Want to see what happens when I turn it on?" Submitted  by  Ferman Prewitt; Monett, Mo.

"Gosh Dad, I'm confused why the older kids kept saying "Bring Your Son to Work Day" was boring. " Submitted  by  Ken Shepley; Philadelphia

"Military version of a coffee maker!" Submitted  by  Carl Causey

". . . and that is how I plan to make my own glue, saving you and Mom from having to buy it." Submitted  by  Michael Rogers

"New biodiesel engine. Colors come with natural ingredients..." Submitted  by  anonymous

"I made a few minor design changes. You approved them in the MOC." Submitted  by  Mark Pon

"And you received Honorable Mention at the school Science Fair?!" Submitted  by  Gus Barbarito; Vienna, WV

"Grandpa, I won the Nobel Peace Prize in Chemistry today! What did you do? ...I cut the grass. " Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"Hey Dad, got a match?" Submitted  by  Loretta Orentas

"It was a kit, I got it online." Submitted  by  George M. Hudak

"One way or another I'm getting candy." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"It's really quite simple..." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"This is what we learned how to do during our first day of school." Submitted  by  Branden Kristy; Brook Park, Ohio

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