Koterba Caption Contest-Feb

Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to come up with the wittiest, cleverest caption you can for this cartoon.

January winner:

“Remakes of classics aren’t what they used to be …”

— Algot Stephenson, Apple Valley, California 

Runners up:

“Hmm … a very primitive primate plane.”

— Don Cunningham, Fremont, Nebraska 

"Kong’s first day as a substitute teacher.”

— Caitlin Allely, Omaha

koterba-jan 2020 winner

Algot Stephenson, of Apple Valley, California, submitted the winning entry for the January contest: “Remakes of classics aren’t what they used to be …”

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Everyone's a critic. But is everyone a cartoonist?

I draw five editorial cartoons a week for the Omaha World-Herald. It’s a challenging job to craft cartoons and write the best captions week after week. Now is your chance to pick up a pen and practice your own creativity!

Each month, I'll post a new drawing that's in need of a caption. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to come up with the wittiest, cleverest caption you can. The rules are few: Keep it short – remember, brevity is the soul of wit. And, of course, keep it clean. Otherwise, let your imagination run wild!

I'll pick one first-place winner and up to two runners-up. Winners will be announced and published the following month. First-place entrants will receive the original drawing – with their caption included – and a copy of my cartoon collection, “Drawing You In.”

You can enter up to three captions – but you can only enter once a month.

Each entry must include the following:

Name

Email Address

Phone Number

Mailing Address

Caption #1:

Caption #2:

Caption #3:

(Limit of three caption submissions)

Email your entry to koterbacaptioncontest@owh.com or mail your entry to:

Koterba Caption Contest

Omaha World-Herald

1314 Douglas St., Suite 600

c/o: Diana Biggs

Omaha, NE 68102

This month's entries must be received by Feb 21. Winners will be announced shortly after in the paper and on Omaha.com.

Good luck and happy cartooning!

Editorial cartoonist

Jeff Koterba is an award-winning and nationally-syndicated cartoonist for the Omaha World-Herald.

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