In Toon with Walt Handelsman: August Caption Contest _lowres



The dog days of summer are upon us, and it’s hot and getting hotter! Everyone’s looking for ways to beat the heat. Perhaps with a nice ice-cold drink?

So, what’s going in this scene? You tell me. Keep it clean; be creative. be witty; be wacky. Avoid the obvious, and most importantly, have fun!

The winning entry will be hand-lettered into the word balloon and will run Monday, Aug. 10 in The Advocate print editions and online. In addition, the winner will receive a signed color print of the cartoon along with some other cool Advocate stuff.

Some honorable mentions will also be listed.

Simply email your entry to All entries must include a home address and phone number where I can easily reach you for a quick call.

The deadline for all entries is Thursday, Aug. 6 at midnight.