Cartoons: Be a Sport!

Inside the team's locker room, the football coach asks his players where the correct touchdown goal was. Confused and embarrased players look at eachother, pointing fingers.
“During the first half, did any of you happen to notice that other goal, down at the far, far end?”
Ernie Garza
December 9, 1944



A boxer is on the fighting ring mat, and the ref is giving the knock-out count. The boxer, looking up at the ref, asks why the ref skipped '6' in the countdown.
“Hey! What happened to six?”
Mischa Richter
December 23, 1944



A woman is bowling in front of spectators. She is throwing the ball down the lane like a shot putter. A spectator comments that, although the form is uncoventional, she does manage to get the ball down the lane.
“Not much form – but she gets the ball down the alley.”
December 28, 1957



A hockey goalie has his eyes covered by an opposing player's hand while another player takes a shot. A spectator leans to his friends and comments that the foward line is doing a great job working together.
“The new forward line really works well together!”



A golfer -- decked out in a golfer's shirt, pants, cleats, hat, and golf clubs -- speaks to his wife about his day at the course. He says that he lost balls, clubs, and his friends.
“I lost eight balls, two clubs, and three friends.”
July 1, 1970



A tennis coach is watching one of his students play with the kid's mom. The kid is throwing a fit on the tennis court. The coach leans over to the boy's mother and says that the kid is acting like a champion would.
“He has the makings of a champion, Mrs. Simpson.”
Nick Downes
April 1, 1990



A boxer is laid out on a cot in his locker room. Medics and his trainer surround him. His trainer moves in close and tells him that he came in second in the boxing match.
“You came in second.”
Nick Downes
November 1, 1996



A shark on a fishing dock proudly displays his catch to his buddy: A confused fisherman. The shark friend takes a picture.
January 1, 1998



A golfer is at the tee, thinking (with a visible thought bubble) that his shot will make a hole-in-one. His friends, however, are thinking that his shot will go into water, a bunker, or the jaws of an allegator.
Bill Maul
September 1, 2004



Three baseball players sit on a bench. Two skinny ones with the numbers '1' and '2' on the backs of their uniforms; the third one, who is very large, has a '345' on his uniform.
May 1, 2011

Cartoons: Shop-a-Frolic

You don’t need to shop around to find comedy at the cash register!

Man and woman looking at a fur coat, marked at $1000, through a store window
“A thousand dollars for your thoughts, dear.”
Eric Ericson
December 14, 1940


A retail manager installs a sign reading 'Mammoth Dress Sale' near the front door. Many women run in. Moments later, after the customers rush out, the manager places a "Closed for Repairs' sign over the first one.
Eric Peters
December 15, 1945


A customer views wallpaper being held by five salesmen on step ladders.
“Does this help madam make up her mind?”
Irwin Caplan
December 27, 1947


A hand reaches out of a basket of apples holding one of the fruit. The man's wife stands next to the barrel, judging whether the apple is worth buying.
“Not that one, either, darling – go down deeper where they haven’t been picked over!”
Frank Owen
December 27, 1947


Woman shops for meat at a butcher shop. She is talking to the butcher, who has his mouth closed.
“Suppose we try it again and let’s have no more foolishness! Now, then – LET ME SEE YOUR TONGUE!”
January 03, 1948


A salesperson speaks to a man in the women's underwear department.
“Could you be a little more explicit, sir, than ‘She’s pretty broad in the beam’?”
Bob Barnes
December 27, 1958


Man shops for water in a supermarket. The cooler is filled with water bottles marked: "Mineral Water," "Spring Water," "Well Water," "Tap Water," "Back Water," and "Jerk Water."
Nick Downes
November 1, 1991


Salesperson tells customer that her store charges a fee for using cash.
“There’s a charge now for using cash.”
March 1, 2013