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Sometimes context makes it funnier.
Bar Harbor
alexx_kay
Jack Kirby was one of the all-time great super-hero artists and story-tellers. Few people would acclaim him for his dialogue skills, however. I've just been reading "Captain America's Bicentennial Battles" from 1976. It's a time-travel story, and one section features Cap meeting up with Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia. Ben is impressed by the costume, and calls "Miss Betsy" in to take a look at it, since the color scheme looks like it might be a good one for the flag they're working on. When Cap realizes the time paradox, he bursts out with the following:
"IT ISN'T POSSIBLE! IT JUST ISN'T POSSIBLE! I-I've been RIPPED-OFF by Benjamin Franklin!"

Also of note: while reading the first chapter, I kept remarking to myself "Gosh, there's a lot more texture and detail to this art than Kirby usually has. I wonder who inked it?" A quick look at the credits reveals that one of the inkers was "B. Smith", who would soon go on to use the much snootier name "Barry Windsor-Smith". Not a combination that would ever have occurred to me, but it works *really* well.

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