Cartoons: Desert Island Desperation

When there’s nothing but sand, sun, and silly.

Guy attempts to swim through shark-infested waters to get to the women across the strait.

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A coconut falls and lands on a guy's head while he and his friends are marooned on a desert island.
“This just doesn’t seem to be his day.”
Joseph Zeis
September 27, 1958

 

Guy attempts to swim through shark-infested waters to get to the women across the strait.
“I’m going to chance it!”
Al Johns
September 13, 1958

 

Woman tells a guy that he can't stay on her desert island.
“You realize, of course, you can’t stay here tonight.”
Joseph Zeis
July 6, 1957

 

A military airplane dumps a load of money on two guys on a desert island.
“Good grief! We’ve been mistaken for a foreign country!”
Orlando Busino
June 29, 1957

 

Men on a desert island read a note found in a bottle.
“It says ‘Help! I am marooned on an island!’”
Vahan Shirvanian
June 14, 1958

 

Man realizes that the desert island he floated to is actually a giant whale.
Al Kaufman
May 8, 1958

 

Man on desert island is excited to see an approaching ship only for it to slice through his island.
John Vincent
February 27, 1954

 

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Comments

  1. Both the island slice and the whale island made me laugh out loud. Where do they come up with this stuff?

  2. The irony of numbers 4 (money) and 7 (island slice) are really something on that. #5, bottle message too. #2 I would NOT chance, sorry guys. It would have been even funnier if the two women had their arms outstretched. With #1, it sure isn’t his day. Ouch!

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