Panel from Mister Miracle (1971 series) #18 (February-March 1974), script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks and letters by Mike Royer
Eh, a Bomb-Clock. It's a bomb with a clock on it, I bet. Nothing to get too excited about...Mister Miracle is, of course, the world's greatest escape artist, so I'm sure he can escape from that in a mere matter of seconds and then HOTCHY MOTCHY
I see my mistake now: I wasn't paying attention to the trademark Kirby quotation marks. This is not merely a Bomb-Clock, it's a
Well, still: I'm betting that Miracle and
Ah. Hmm. Luckily, it's the final issue of his comic book: Mister Miracle doesn't have to fulfill that pesky task of surviving. And so we bid fond farewell to Mister Miracle, Big Barda, Shilo and Oberon, who will never be seen OH FOR PETE'S SAKE THEY'RE BACK
Wait a minute how did that even happen, comic book?
Geez, if you can't trust someone dying in a comic book, who can you trust?