Stay Tooned Issue #17October 24th, 2023
Spotlight: The Highest Price Ever Paid for a Single Panel Cartoon
This comic, which has gone on to be the most reprinted in The New Yorker magazine’s history, proves so enduringly popular that it recently sold at auction for a whopping $175,000, the highest price for a single cartoon on record.
New Cash Prize Caption Contest!
Time to be funny for real money!
Our brand-new cartoon caption contest has a prize of $500 for the winner and another $100 for 2nd through 6th place. That’s right, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS for the funniest caption!
Break out your thinking cap, put it on backward, and get those funny juices flowing. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Follow the Leader! 27 Cartoons About Leadership
Without a leader we would all be rudderless. Simply floating adrift throughout this life with no direction. We need people who think they know what’s best for everyone. Let’s all give it up for all our Leaders out there!
Anatomy of a Cartoon: The Perils of Houseplant Ownership
Cartoon critics Phil Witte and Rex Hesner look behind the gags to debate what makes a cartoon tick. This week our intrepid critics take a look at Houseplant cartoons.
“Dorothy and the Doctors” Caption Contest Commentary with Lawrence Wood
Leighton’s drawing is set in a hospital waiting room, where a trio of surgeons is delivering some news to Dorothy Gale, the protagonist in “The Wizard of Oz.”
Congratulations to Vincent Coca Here is the winning entry: