Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner December 27, 2010

Congratulations to Maria Holt of St. Louis, Mo., for submitting the winning caption to the Comical Processing cartoon. 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

Due to threats from the Grinch of present theft and Christmas
terrorism, Santa Inc. now requires a urine sample and a full body scan
before we can give you your gifts.


Honorable Mentions

"This magic potion is great! Look at all the presents I made with it!" Submitted  by  Harold Paine

"Just what the Doctor Ordered!" Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"See honey, I got a test tube for Christmas. Don't look too unhappy." Submitted  by  Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.

Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.


"You invited me over here to do a little rockin' around the Christmas tree so I wore my birthday suit under this trench coat and you put on a yellow lab coat? I'm leaving." Submitted  by  Kevin Summ; Milwaukee, Wis.

"Let me correct you. Last year, I bought you a test tube for Christmas. This year I bought you a cylindrical shaped, round bottom Brandy sniffer." Submitted by Chuck Lewis


"Don't be angry dear, it's not the quantity of the gifts you get, it's the concentration of the gift." Submitted  by  Michael Ehlers; Bloomfield, N.J.

"Guess again dear" Submitted  by  Ariel Rosa

"Darned spell-checkers! I thought I ordered something a little VILE for you for Christmas, not VIAL!" Submitted  by  Jim McDow; Augusta, Ga.

"Santa Left you a "Special" Present." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"You've been talking about having a baby for some time, so... Merry Christmas!" Submitted  by  Konrad Schwoerke; Chapel Hill, N.C.

"Look Honey . . . It's from Santa to you! I bet it's that test tube baby doll you always wanted. " Submitted  by  Chuck Lewis

"A brand-new test tube? Why, I think Santa wants us to make a baby!" Submitted  by  Margaret Steinrich

"I think I'll open this one first." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

"I managed to get a festive test-tube in the sex shop." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer; Lakeland, Fla.

"And for you, my love, an ounce of unobtanium." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"Never mind this junk, come check out the eggnog apparatus." Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"Borosilicate!" Submitted  by  Cameron Watt

"And look what Santa brought you, honey!" Submitted  by  Alex Raymundo; Reynosa, Mexico