Playboy #v13#10
(October 1966)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
13
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
232
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

Headshot photos of artist Arnold Roth and writer Ray Bradbury in "Playbill" on page 3. Letter in "Dear Playboy" on page 16 from comics fan Biljo White, editor of "Batmania," commenting on the Alberto Vargas "Batgirl" pin-up in the July issue.

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
Yes, Phil, your date's affectionate, too!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is talking on the telephone in a phone booth, while two attractive women are sitting on his lap and kissing him.
Keywords
phone booth; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 85.

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

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
You see, dear, the golf bet I lost to Jack didn't have anything to do with MONEY ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has some bad news for his wife when he loses a golf bet.
Keywords
bet; cigar; cigarette; golf; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 94.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me Talk
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Synopsis
Two Indians engage in sign language, which ultimately results in one punching the other in the nose.
Keywords
Indian; sign language

Indexer Notes

Page 109. A 24-panel comic story with one- or two-word captions under each panel.

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

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
Where have YOU been?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A writer has been waiting for the arrival of his muse.
Keywords
lyre; muse; pipe; smoking; typewriter; writer

Indexer Notes

Page 117.

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

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)q
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm afraid 'Stanley Harris' and 'Irma Trimble' aren't going to work out too well together ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man carves a heart on a tree trunk, but finds the initials "SH" and "IT" don't fit together well.
Keywords
carving; tree

Indexer Notes

Page 133.

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

Vargas / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're watchdogs, Mr. Tate, but I usually don't let them.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman in silver slacks and an open silver blouse smokes a cigarette while holding two Russian wolfhounds on a leash.
Keywords
cigarette; dogs; double-entendre; Russian wolfhounds; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 144.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
When you reach my age, Chadborne, it's the little things that count.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wealthy older gentleman has his cigar lit by his maid, who is nude except for an apron.
Keywords
cigar; maid; nude; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 161.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here come the beach crowd!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A coven of witches watch as the new arrivals ride their brooms like surfboards.
Keywords
brooms; surfboards; witches

Indexer Notes

Page 167.

[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
I get the feeling you're the type who likes to kiss and tell.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has a complete movie-making set-up, complete with stage lights and a microphone, set up around his bed.
Keywords
bed; movie-making

Indexer Notes

Page 168.

[Lion-tamer Surprise] (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Pencils
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Inks
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A lion-tamer puts his head in a lion's mouth. At the same time, a worker is pulling a tiger's cage toward the lion's tail, which is outside the performance cage.
Keywords
circus; lion; lion-tamer; tiger

Indexer Notes

Page 172. A pantomime cartoon.

[Peep Show Performer] (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Don Addis (signed)
Pencils
Don Addis (signed)
Inks
Don Addis (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sailor walks away from a peep show machine, while on the other side of the wall, a tiny woman, who apparently was dancing topless for the show walks in the opposite direction.
Keywords
peep show; sailor

Indexer Notes

Page 173.

[Falling Giraffe] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Glenn Zulauf (signed)
Pencils
Glenn Zulauf (signed)
Inks
Glenn Zulauf (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A hunter makes a kill, but then has to run away to get out of range of his falling prey—a giraffe.
Keywords
giraffe; hunter

Indexer Notes

Page 177. A six-panel pantomime story.

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

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
Might as well try to get some shut-eye, Ed. They never attack at night.
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Synopsis
Two cowboys on the prairie are surrounded by dozens of Indians on horseback.
Keywords
campfire; cowboys; horses; Indians

Indexer Notes

Page 178.

[Not Going Alone] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 0.4 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 jumping to his death off a building, uses an umbrella to snag the leg of a news photographer who is standing on a building ledge to get a picture of the event.
Keywords
newspaper; photographer; suicide; umbrella

Indexer Notes

Page 180. A pantomime cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry to interrupt the bon voyage party, but we dock at Yokohama in two hours.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A farewell party on a ship has lasted the entire voyage.
Keywords
party; ship

Indexer Notes

Page 181.

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

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
Go upstairs and help out, Helen. We all share the household duties here.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The madam of the brothel tells a girl lounging on a couch to go upstairs and help out.
Reprints
Keywords
brothel; cat; madam

Indexer Notes

Page 185. Part of the "Brothel" series.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Colors
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've heard all about you terrible white hunters and how you always seduce your clients' wives.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
On a safari, one of the clients' wives goes to a hunters' tent looking for some action.
Keywords
hunter; safari; seduction

Indexer Notes

Page 187.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bill Hoest [as Hoest] (signed)
Pencils
Bill Hoest [as Hoest] (signed)
Inks
Bill Hoest [as Hoest] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, come in, Marge. We were just talking about you.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An attractive woman comes to the door after a wife has been fighting her husband about the attention he has been paying her.

Indexer Notes

Page 188.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frankly, I'd rather be in the United States where they're having a sexual revolution!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two revolutionaries with rifles in an (apparent) Latin-American country wish they were in a safer place.
Keywords
revolutionaries; rifles

Indexer Notes

Page 189.

[Avoiding Doom] (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude Smith [as Claude] (signed)
Pencils
Claude Smith [as Claude] (signed)
Inks
Claude Smith [as Claude] (signed)
Colors
Claude Smith [as Claude] (signed)

Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
A man with a frown lies in a hospital bed with a protest sign that says "Prepare to Meet Thy Doom." A nurse comes by, gives him a pill of some sort and later he's smiling and the sign is down.
Keywords
drugs; hospital; nurse; protest sign

Indexer Notes

Page 193. A six-panel pantomime comic story.

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

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
I assume you're next, Miss Blake.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
When a doctor calls for his next patient, he picks a woman who is sitting disrobed in the waiting room.
Keywords
doctor; waiting room

Indexer Notes

Page 196.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Inks
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, you guys, let's get organized!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three monkeys in the jungle are having trouble getting in the "Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil" pose.
Keywords
jungle; monkeys

Indexer Notes

Page 197.

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

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
It isn't much of a dragon, but then, she wasn't much of a maiden.
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Two knights look at the mounted head of a sickly-looking dragon hanging on the wall of the castle.
Keywords
castle; dragon; knight

Indexer Notes

Page 199.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, this is it! The highest man has ever climbed under the influence of alcohol!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Climbers reach the top of a mountain after drinking.
Keywords
alcohol; mountain-climbing

Indexer Notes

Page 202.

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

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
Beat it!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Men are lined up for their pre-induction physical for the military. A military doctor tell a man wearing a bra to leave.
Keywords
homosexual; military; physical

Indexer Notes

Page 203.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Marty Murphy (signed)
Pencils
Marty Murphy (signed)
Inks
Marty Murphy (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... As I suppose all little boys do, our Herbie has fallen in love with his nurse ...
Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
Parents are talking to a doctor outside their son's hospital room. Inside, the boy is sexually-assaulting the nurse.
Keywords
doctor; hospital; nurse

Indexer Notes

Page 206.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Inks
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is this camp, or am I supposed to take it seriously?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A middle-aged woman in an art museum asks a guard the purpose of the art displayed.
Keywords
art museum; camp; paintings

Indexer Notes

Page 207.

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

cartoon / 0.4 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
My diagnoses are seldom wrong, Miss Fern—and it's my opinion that you are either pregnant or have swallowed some large object.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A doctor gives an obviously pregnant woman two choices.
Keywords
pregnant

Indexer Notes

Page 210.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's a legend in his own time.
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
A cavalry leader, with sword drawn, is in front of his troops. Pigeons, noticing the natural statue pose, begin roosting on him.
Keywords
cavalry; military; pigeons; statue; sword

Indexer Notes

Page 211. Cartoonist signature is illegible.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's the 'extra something' I was talking about, McCallister, that distinguishes excellence from shoddy mediocrity.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A car salesman points out an auto's features to a husband, while flirting with the man's wife on the sly.
Keywords
car salesman; flirting

Indexer Notes

Page 212.

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

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
Oh, I'm very philosophical—I've got to be.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A very buxom woman, wearing a low-cut dress at a party, is resigned to having her bust be the center of attention.
Keywords
bosom; cigarettes; cocktails; party; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 215.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Madden (signed)
Pencils
Don Madden (signed)
Inks
Don Madden (signed)
Colors
Don Madden (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was great—! Now could you hold it for just one more, please?!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A detective has caught a woman's husband in bed with another woman at a hotel and has taken a photograph for evidence. He asks the couple in bed to stay put so he can get another photo.
Keywords
adultery; detective; divorce; hotel; photograph

Indexer Notes

Page 217.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Colors
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You see people riding those things to work now who wouldn't have been caught dead on one five years ago.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two men in a convertible are following a woman in a negligee on a motorcycle.
Keywords
convertible; motorcycle; negligee

Indexer Notes

Page 221.

[Hoopadedoo Show] (Table of Contents: 34)

Little Annie Fanny / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Will Elder (painting); Jack Davis (assistant)
Inks
Will Elder (painting)
Colors
Will Elder (painting); Jack Davis (assistant)
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Solly Brass; Annie Fanny; Bobby Doleful [Bob Dylan spoof]; Sonny and Wanda [Sonny and Cher spoof]; Loving Anthony [James Brown spoof]; Aubrey Aubrey [spoof of William F. Buckley]; Hairless Joe (cameo); Lonesome Polecat (cameo); Mr. Clean (cameo)
Synopsis
Spoof of 1960s protest music and television rock music programs.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; protests; rock music; TV

Indexer Notes

Pages 224-227. Credits read "by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder with Jack Davis." It's obvious that Jack Davis did much work on the pencils. Title from Kurtzman's records.

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Yes, Phil, your date's affectionate, too!"]
  2. 2. ["You see, dear, the golf bet I lost to Jack didn't have anything to do with MONEY ... !"]
  3. 3. ["Me Talk"]
  4. 4. ["Where have YOU been?"]
  5. 5. ["I'm afraid 'Stanley Harris' and 'Irma Trimble' aren't going to work out too well together ..."]
  6. 6. ["They're watchdogs, Mr. Tate, but I usually don't let them."]
    Vargas
  7. 7. ["When you reach my age, Chadborne, it's the little things that count."]
  8. 8. ["Here come the beach crowd!"]
  9. 9. ["I get the feeling you're the type who likes to kiss and tell."]
  10. 10. [Lion-tamer Surprise]
  11. 11. [Peep Show Performer]
  12. 12. [Falling Giraffe]
  13. 13. ["Might as well try to get some shut-eye, Ed. They never attack at night."]
  14. 14. [Not Going Alone]
  15. 15. ["Sorry to interrupt the bon voyage party, but we dock at Yokohama in two hours."]
  16. 16. ["Go upstairs and help out, Helen. We all share the household duties here."]
  17. 17. ["I've heard all about you terrible white hunters and how you always seduce your clients' wives."]
  18. 18. ["Oh, come in, Marge. We were just talking about you."]
  19. 19. ["Frankly, I'd rather be in the United States where they're having a sexual revolution!"]
  20. 20. [Avoiding Doom]
  21. 21. ["I assume you're next, Miss Blake."]
  22. 22. ["All right, you guys, let's get organized!"]
  23. 23. ["It isn't much of a dragon, but then, she wasn't much of a maiden."]
  24. 24. ["Well, this is it! The highest man has ever climbed under the influence of alcohol!"]
  25. 25. ["Beat it!"]
  26. 26. ["... As I suppose all little boys do, our Herbie has fallen in love with his nurse ..."]
  27. 27. ["Is this camp, or am I supposed to take it seriously?"]
  28. 28. ["My diagnoses are seldom wrong, Miss Fern—and it's my opinion that you are either pregnant or have swallowed some large object."]
  29. 29. ["He's a legend in his own time."]
  30. 30. ["That's the 'extra something' I was talking about, McCallister, that distinguishes excellence from shoddy mediocrity."]
  31. 31. ["Oh, I'm very philosophical—I've got to be."]
  32. 32. ["That was great—! Now could you hold it for just one more, please?!"]
  33. 33. ["You see people riding those things to work now who wouldn't have been caught dead on one five years ago."]
  34. 34. [Hoopadedoo Show]
    Little Annie Fanny
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