Playboy #v15#8
(August 1968)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
15
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
174
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
HMH Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Hugh M. Hefner (editor, publisher); A. C. Spectorsky (associate publisher, editorial director)

Issue Notes

All cartoons and comic sequences in this issue have been indexed.

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dink Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Dink Siegel (signed)
Inks
Dink Siegel (signed)
Colors
Dink Siegel (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Couple of fellows insisting it's 'love at first sight'!
Genre
humor
Keywords
balcony; bikinis; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 59.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Buck Brown (signed)
Pencils
Buck Brown (signed)
Inks
Buck Brown (signed)
Colors
Buck Brown (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just thought I'd call and tell you about all the things your love has given me.
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
venereal disease

Indexer Notes

Page 69.

More Silverstein Among the Hippies (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Shel Silverstein
Pencils
Shel Silverstein
Inks
Shel Silverstein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Shel Silverstein
Synopsis
14 cartoons and three photographs of Silverstein interacting with hippies in the San Francisco area.
Keywords
barefoot; drugs; hippies; LSD; marijuana; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

Pages 72-77. Cartoons are printed against solid red, green, or purple backgrounds. Captions are in typewriter font.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Pencils
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Inks
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Colors
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're aware, I suppose, that you're terrifying the trout.
Genre
humor
Keywords
fishing; skinny-dipping

Indexer Notes

Page 89.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Vargas / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alberto Vargas [as Vargas] (signed)
Inks
Alberto Vargas [as Vargas] (signed)
Colors
Alberto Vargas [as Vargas] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, do you think blondes have more fun, Mr. Edwards?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Pages 92-93 (two-page spread)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Erich Sokol [as Sokol] (signed)
Pencils
Erich Sokol [as Sokol] (signed)
Inks
Erich Sokol [as Sokol] (signed)
Colors
Erich Sokol [as Sokol] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now that we've enrolled you in the Sunny Knoll Nudist Colony, Mrs. Michaels....
Genre
humor
Keywords
adultery; military; nudist

Indexer Notes

Page 99.

Blowout (Table of Contents: 7)

photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Siegel (screenplay); Harvey Kurtzman (director)
Pencils
Seymour Mednick (photographs); Sol Mednick (photographs)
Inks
Seymour Mednick (photographs); Sol Mednick (photographs)
Colors
Seymour Mednick (photographs); Sol Mednick (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Hemming (photos of Michael Pollard); Baba Von Fab (photos of K. C. Townsend)
Synopsis
Parody of the 1966 movie "Blow-Up."
Keywords
fashion; modeling; photography

Indexer Notes

Pages 106-111. Many unnamed and uncredited actors and actresses in addition to the main characters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Dempsey (signed)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed)
Colors
John Dempsey (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wife-swapping parties! Wife-swapping parties! Why can't we just stay home and ball each other?
Genre
humor
Keywords
wife-swapping

Indexer Notes

Page 112.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Pencils
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Inks
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Colors
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They say every little gesture has a meaning...
Genre
humor
Keywords
grass skirts; tourists; tropical island

Indexer Notes

Page 119.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Brian Savage (signed)
Pencils
Brian Savage (signed)
Inks
Brian Savage (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's neither a Nehru nor a Mao. It's a Father Gilhooley.
Genre
satire-parody
Keywords
priest

Indexer Notes

Page 122.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Buck Brown (signed)
Pencils
Buck Brown (signed)
Inks
Buck Brown (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ed—you wanna talk about it?
Genre
humor
Keywords
airliner; alcoholism; pilot

Indexer Notes

Page 123.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
Pencils
Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
Inks
Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
Colors
Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, that's how it happened. Do you think I have a case?
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
lawyer; sexual assault

Indexer Notes

Page 127.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Pencils
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Inks
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If certain situations aren't rectified by the end of the month, we'll form a steering committee...
Genre
satire-parody
Keywords
inmates; prison

Indexer Notes

Page 128.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Virgil Partch [as VIP] (signed)
Pencils
Virgil Partch [as VIP] (signed)
Inks
Virgil Partch [as VIP] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A pox on these summer-weight suits!
Genre
humor
Keywords
armor; jousting; knights

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

[Sign Language] (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
John Dempsey (signed)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed)
Letters
John Dempsey (signs)

Genre
humor
Keywords
parents; protest signs; teen

Indexer Notes

Page 133. No caption.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Herb Green (signed)
Pencils
Herb Green (signed)
Inks
Herb Green (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When you told me your boat slept four, I thought...
Genre
humor
Keywords
sailboat

Indexer Notes

Page 134.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Pencils
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Inks
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Colors
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Goodness, Everett, look at Miss Wycham's lovely buxus sempervirens.
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
gardening

Indexer Notes

Page 137.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Pencils
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Inks
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
True, I may not be a success by American standards...
Genre
humor
Keywords
tenement

Indexer Notes

Page 138.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Ffolkes [as ffolkes] (signed)
Pencils
Michael Ffolkes [as ffolkes] (signed)
Inks
Michael Ffolkes [as ffolkes] (signed)
Colors
Michael Ffolkes [as ffolkes] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please hurry, Miss Trelawny, the light's beginning to fail.
Genre
humor
Keywords
19th century; artist; model

Indexer Notes

Page 141.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
George Dole (signed)
Pencils
George Dole (signed)
Inks
George Dole (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Pinkus, doctor—acute inferiority syndrome.
Genre
humor
Keywords
psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 142.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Inks
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swine!
Genre
humor
Keywords
pigs

Indexer Notes

Page 143.

[Black Power on White Rock] (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Donald Reilly ?
Pencils
Donald Reilly ?
Inks
Donald Reilly ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
In a parody of the White Rock Soda label of a girl on a rock admiring her reflection, a stereotypical black militant is shown on the rock after he has kicked her into the pool.
Keywords
advertising; Black Power; White Rock soda

Indexer Notes

Page 144. A pantomime cartoon. Signature is partially illegible.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bud Handelsman [as Handelsman] (signed)
Pencils
Bud Handelsman [as Handelsman] (signed)
Inks
Bud Handelsman [as Handelsman] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Megadeaths! Man, this company has come a long way from typewriter spools.
Genre
humor
Keywords
corporate board room

Indexer Notes

Page 145.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Inks
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Colors
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've got to hand it to Bloody Eddy—it's the last place in the world you'd think of for a hide-out!
Genre
humor
Keywords
shoot-out; Tunnel of Love

Indexer Notes

Page 146.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Mayer (signed)
Pencils
Jerry Mayer (signed)
Inks
Jerry Mayer (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By George, you're right! It is poison ivy.
Genre
humor
Keywords
fig leaf; museum; Roman; statue

Indexer Notes

Page 150.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Mischa Richter [as Richter] (signed)
Pencils
Mischa Richter [as Richter] (signed)
Inks
Mischa Richter [as Richter] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I do hope you don't mind. I'm voting for you as the lesser evil.
Genre
humor
Keywords
campaigning; politics

Indexer Notes

Page 151.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Brian Savage (signed)
Pencils
Brian Savage (signed)
Inks
Brian Savage (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't shake the nagging feeling this is part of a Governmental plan to curb overseas spending.
Genre
humor
Keywords
life raft; ocean; plane crash

Indexer Notes

Page 152.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Pencils
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Inks
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Colors
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are a fun person and attractive to the opposite sex.
Genre
humor
Keywords
satyr; weight and fortune machine

Indexer Notes

Page 155. Part of Satyr series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Pencils
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Inks
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Letters
Alden Erikson (on sign)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sign: Put your message here. For information call....
Genre
humor
Keywords
advertising; Protest sign

Indexer Notes

Page 156.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Joseph Farris [as Farris] (signed)
Pencils
Joseph Farris [as Farris] (signed)
Inks
Joseph Farris [as Farris] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The trouble with you civilians is that you don't enjoy a good scrap.
Genre
humor
Keywords
military; party

Indexer Notes

Page 157.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Dennis Renault [as Renault] (signed)
Pencils
Dennis Renault [as Renault] (signed)
Inks
Dennis Renault [as Renault] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Want to take a chance on a two-armed bandit?!
Genre
humor
Keywords
slot machines

Indexer Notes

Page 158.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Inks
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Colors
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you have the same thing in lizard?
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Cinderella
Keywords
glass slipper

Indexer Notes

Page 161. Parody of the fitting of the glass slipper scene from Cinderella.

[Auto Jacked] (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Howard Shoemaker [as Shoemaker] (signed)
Pencils
Howard Shoemaker [as Shoemaker] (signed)
Inks
Howard Shoemaker [as Shoemaker] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man uses a jack on an auto, but ratchets his neck up instead.
Keywords
auto jack

Indexer Notes

Page 162. Two-panel pantomime cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
John Ruge [as Ruge] (signed)
Pencils
John Ruge [as Ruge] (signed)
Inks
John Ruge [as Ruge] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I call it 'social protest.'
Genre
humor
Keywords
boulder; cavemen

Indexer Notes

Page 163.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Herb Green (signed)
Pencils
Herb Green (signed)
Inks
Herb Green (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When are we going to meet some of those 'strange bedfellows' politics is supposed to make?
Genre
humor
Keywords
politics

Indexer Notes

Page 165.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Buck Brown (signed)
Pencils
Buck Brown (signed)
Inks
Buck Brown (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Howard—A man broke in tonight and attacked me again and again. Try not to get upset and don't worry...
Genre
humor
Keywords
sexual assault

Indexer Notes

Page 166.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Inks
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry, madam, but these units are for display purposes only.
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
department store; toilet

Indexer Notes

Page 167.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Doug Sneyd [as Sneyd] (signed)
Pencils
Doug Sneyd [as Sneyd] (signed)
Inks
Doug Sneyd [as Sneyd] (signed)
Colors
Doug Sneyd [as Sneyd] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, now he knows what a nice girl like me is doing in a place like this.
Genre
humor
Reprints
Keywords
brothel

Indexer Notes

Page 169. Part of Brothel series.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Couple of fellows insisting it's 'love at first sight'!"]
  2. 2. ["I just thought I'd call and tell you about all the things your love has given me."]
  3. 3. More Silverstein Among the Hippies
  4. 4. ["You're aware, I suppose, that you're terrifying the trout."]
  5. 5. ["Now, do you think blondes have more fun, Mr. Edwards?"]
    Vargas
  6. 6. ["And now that we've enrolled you in the Sunny Knoll Nudist Colony, Mrs. Michaels...."]
  7. 7. Blowout
  8. 8. ["Wife-swapping parties! Wife-swapping parties! Why can't we just stay home and ball each other?"]
  9. 9. ["They say every little gesture has a meaning..."]
  10. 10. ["It's neither a Nehru nor a Mao. It's a Father Gilhooley."]
  11. 11. ["Ed—you wanna talk about it?"]
  12. 12. ["Well, that's how it happened. Do you think I have a case?"]
  13. 13. ["If certain situations aren't rectified by the end of the month, we'll form a steering committee..."]
  14. 14. ["A pox on these summer-weight suits!"]
  15. 15. [Sign Language]
  16. 16. ["When you told me your boat slept four, I thought..."]
  17. 17. ["Goodness, Everett, look at Miss Wycham's lovely buxus sempervirens."]
  18. 18. ["True, I may not be a success by American standards..."]
  19. 19. ["Please hurry, Miss Trelawny, the light's beginning to fail."]
  20. 20. ["Mr. Pinkus, doctor—acute inferiority syndrome."]
  21. 21. ["Swine!"]
  22. 22. [Black Power on White Rock]
  23. 23. ["Megadeaths! Man, this company has come a long way from typewriter spools."]
  24. 24. ["You've got to hand it to Bloody Eddy—it's the last place in the world you'd think of for a hide-out!"]
  25. 25. ["By George, you're right! It is poison ivy."]
  26. 26. ["I do hope you don't mind. I'm voting for you as the lesser evil."]
  27. 27. ["I can't shake the nagging feeling this is part of a Governmental plan to curb overseas spending."]
  28. 28. ["You are a fun person and attractive to the opposite sex."]
  29. 29. ["Sign: Put your message here. For information call...."]
  30. 30. ["The trouble with you civilians is that you don't enjoy a good scrap."]
  31. 31. ["Want to take a chance on a two-armed bandit?!"]
  32. 32. ["Do you have the same thing in lizard?"]
  33. 33. [Auto Jacked]
  34. 34. ["I call it 'social protest.'"]
  35. 35. ["When are we going to meet some of those 'strange bedfellows' politics is supposed to make?"]
  36. 36. ["Dear Howard—A man broke in tonight and attacked me again and again. Try not to get upset and don't worry..."]
  37. 37. ["I'm sorry, madam, but these units are for display purposes only."]
  38. 38. ["Well, now he knows what a nice girl like me is doing in a place like this."]
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