This appeared in a 1950s lads mag. As with all these cartoons, the primary goal was to work in as many naked women as possible.
There’s generally some attempt at a joke or punchline to justify it, though, and I can’t imagine what Silas’s friend’s comment has to do with anything going on here.
I already had this one queued as an LOL, then somebody sent it to me as an Ewww…
and then one of Rocky’s Fiends submitted it for the Arlo Page — not for the comic itself, but for his own proposed caption: “Watch me pull a rabbit out of this box!”- Dr. Bullwinkel J. Moose
Does this work as anything other than a When Harry Met Sally reference?
Definitely a CIDU.
Is it an Arlo?
Well, I don’t know, since it’s a CIDU: sometimes a banana’s just a banana.
(And it is possible this is a repeat for both Bratton and us)