Confused by comic strips? That's not unreasonable and is nothing to be ashamed of. If you didn't grow up with the medium, then you might not understand how sequential art works, especially the nuances of the classic 3-panel horizontal narrative.
Cartoonist Justin Duvall explains while commenting:
seriously, who keeps a bomb in a safe anymore? what is this, Rocky & Bullwinkle?
That's what I do, but I'm a bit old-fashioned.
-via Tastefully Offensive