Steve Breen Cartoon Legends Contest for May 7, 2021


Lots of gags this week about nail salons closed during the pandemic. Congratulations to Marcia Gwin for taking first place. She will receive the original signed by Steve Breen by mail. Thanks to everyone who participated. The art for next week’s contest is below.


“Is this your COVID accomplishment?” Marcia Gwin, San Diego


“I see you forgot something from your Tinder profile.” Cindy Wislofsky, San Diego

“I guess I could say, you made it.” Duensing Land, Fallbrook

“You don’t live on Elm Street, do you?” Michael Sick, San Diego

“No, I don’t want to see your nails.” Roy Henry Zinkil III, San Diego

“Seriously, not until the Padres win a World Series?” Jim Valenzuela, Poway

“A sure winner on America’s Got Talons.” Anne Eggertsen, La Mesa

“Would you like a straw for your wine?” Alex Perriello, Carlsbad

“I thought you said you were a postman.” Jennifer Roberts, North Park

“When you said you liked nine inch nails, I thought you were talking about the rock band.” Deborah Lessard, Spring Valley

“Your nails don’t bother me. Is that you look like Mitch McConnell. Barry O’Malley, Scripps Ranch

“Couldn’t you just let your hair grow like everyone else did during the pandemic?” Claire Kilcoyne, San Diego

“I’m not sure we’re having a good game – I hated Edward Scissorhands.” Jordan Levin, San Diego

“Sure, I’m going to scratch your back, and you can owe me that.” Barry Drucker, ocean side

“When your profile said you were like Howard Hughes, I thought you meant ‘rich’.” Brad Crawford, San Marcos


“That’s why you haven’t replied to any of my texts.” Ian Sweeney, Grade 6, Muirlands Middle School

“I know the service here is slow, but it’s ridiculous!” Karina Moscol, fifth grade, Solana Pacific Elementary

“Did you cut them yesterday?” Ophie Chen, Grade 6, Pacific Beach Middle School

“It wasn’t on your dating profile.” Cindy Paul, eighth grade, Lincoln Middle School

Next week

To participate, send your submissions to [email protected] before 10 a.m. Tuesday. Please limit your captions to three and be brief. Good luck and stay healthy!

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