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

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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

Nyuk! Nyuk! Nyuk!

Artist unknown. From the story "Censored" in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #2, 1951.

Artist unknown. From the story “Censored” in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #2, 1951.

 
Transcript:

SCENE: Woman crying while man looks on.

WOMAN: Those pies were for dessert! Not target practice.

MAN: During a Three Stooges marathon? Fat chance!

1951 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Woman crying while man looks on.

WOMAN: Those pies were for dessert! Not target practice.

MAN: During a Three Stooges marathon? Fat chance!

1951 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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A Step Too Far?

Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani from the story "Good Ole Joe" in FIRST KISS #1, 1957.

Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani from the story “Good Ole Joe” in FIRST KISS #1, 1957.

 
Transcript:

SCENE: Older woman watching as a young man and young woman kiss.

OLDER WOMAN: Oh, good! I see you’ve met you’re new stepsister!

1957 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman

01.6.3.5

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Older woman watching as a young man and young woman kiss.

OLDER WOMAN: Oh, good! I see you’ve met you’re new stepsister!

1957 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman

01.6.3.5