As the U.S. economy limps out of a devastating recession, home foreclosures continue to be a drain on economic growth. Some estimates show that as many as 5 million properties are over 60 days late on their mortgage payments.

While you’re waiting for this latest flood of foreclosures to end, you might as well try to laugh at our Flood of Foreclosures cartoon slideshow.

Jeff Parker / Florida Today (click to view slideshow)