High-Caliber Dating

I wrote today’s gag years ago when guns weren’t as plentiful or as controversial as they are today. Is it still funny? Let me know!

Art by Dick Giordano from the story "The Serious Type" in FIRST KISS #13, 1960.

Art by Dick Giordano from the story “The Serious Type” in FIRST KISS #13, 1960.

 
Transcript:
SCENE: Young woman removing her top as a smiling woman looks on.

YOUNG WOMAN: Mom, I’ve got a big date and I
need some…uh, you know…protection!

OLDER WOMAN: Oh…of course, dear! I’ll lend you my gun!

1960 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman

13.1.5.2

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Young woman removing her top as a smiling woman looks on.

YOUNG WOMAN: Mom, I've got a big date and I
need some...uh, you know...protection!

OLDER WOMAN: Oh...of course, dear! I'll lend you my gun!

1960 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman

13.1.5.2