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Five Mars Curiosity cartoons

As thousands of people watched live in the wee hours of the morning, NASA's new Curiosity probe successfully completed a complicated landing on Mars. It was only on the surface for about ten minutes before it tweeted the first of what's bound to be many photos. 

Here are the initial reactions of a handful of our cartoonists...

Dave Granlund / PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Granlund)

Bob Englehart / Hartford Courant (click to view more cartoons by Englehart)

Larry Wright / PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Englehart)

Randy Bish / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (click to view more cartoons by Bish)

Christo Komarnitski / Bulgaria (click to view more cartoons by Komarnitski)