Playboy #v13#6
(June 1966)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
13
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
204
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 photo of Arthur C. Clarke in "Playbill" on page 3. Short profile of William Dozier in "On the Scene" on page 137, with photo of Dozier with Batman background art by Carmine Infantino and Joe Geilla from the cover of Detective #331 (September 1964).

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
This doesn't count as part of my hour, does it, Dr. Feinberg?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young woman is making out with her psychiatrist on the couch.
Keywords
couch; psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 79.

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

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
I'd love to join you, Claude, but I'm busy baby-sitting.
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Satyr
Synopsis
The satyr already has a nymph when another satyr asks him to join the chase.
Reprints
Keywords
nymph; satyr

Indexer Notes

Page 86. Part of the "Satyr" series.

Dempsey's Nudists (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Fifteen of John Dempsey's nudist cartoons from previous issues of Playboy.
Reprints
Keywords
nudists

Indexer Notes

Pages 90-92. Four cartoons to a page, none with original publishing dates.

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

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
Are you kidding? In this heat?
Genre
humor
Characters
Devil
Synopsis
The Devil makes a pass on a girl in Hell, but she says it's too hot.
Keywords
devil; fire; Hell

Indexer Notes

Page 105.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Krusz (signed)
Pencils
Art Krusz (signed)
Inks
Art Krusz (signed)
Colors
Art Krusz (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You really had me fooled, honey—I thought the handcuffs were a part of your scene ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
When a prostitute is handcuffed to a bed frame by an undercover policeman, she first thinks it's part of his preferences.
Reprints
Keywords
handcuffs; police; prostitute

Indexer Notes

Page 114.

[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
Ever since we started practicing for the honeymoon, you haven't mentioned anything more about our getting married ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A brown-haired girl in a sheer brown negligee, sitting in bed, legs covered by a pale yellow sheet.

Indexer Notes

Page 129. A horizontal painting.

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

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
I hope that makes up for not having kissed you on the first date.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A college girl talks to a boy in her room after a session in bed.
Keywords
cigarettes; college; records; smoking; sorority

Indexer Notes

Page 135.

[Caution: Wild Game Crossing] (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Brad Anderson (signed)
Pencils
Brad Anderson (signed)
Inks
Brad Anderson (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a forest, a nude man chases a nude woman across the road by a sign that says "Caution Wild Game Crossing."
Reprints
Keywords
forest; nude; road sign

Indexer Notes

Page 138.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Marvin Tannenberg [as Tann] (signed)
Pencils
Marvin Tannenberg [as Tann] (signed)
Inks
Marvin Tannenberg [as Tann] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, let's get this straight—is this the missile we send up to get the missile they send up to get our missile we sent up to get theirs, or is this the one we send after the one they send up to get ours?
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
Two generals are confused about plans for sending up missiles in an attack.
Keywords
military; missles

Indexer Notes

Page 140.

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

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
It's a forgery—and a recent one, too.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two elderly men are looking at a classical painting. One man calls it a forgery because the paint comes off on his finger.
Reprints
Keywords
forgery; painting

Indexer Notes

Page 141.

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

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
Toffee, mea, or cilk?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is unsettled when his middle-aged airline stewardess says a Spoonerism rather than "Coffee, tea, or milk."
Keywords
airliner; stewardess

Indexer Notes

Page 143.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is 'hold up' one word?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man planning a bank robbery needs help from a fellow customer in writing the note.
Keywords
bank robbery; spelling

Indexer Notes

Page 144.

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

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
Looks like old Wingate is out of town again.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman at a beachfront house raises a flag with a nude woman on it to indicate her husband is out of town.
Reprints
Keywords
adultery; beach; flag; flagpole; speedboat

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bill Shaffer (signed)
Pencils
Bill Shaffer (signed)
Inks
Bill Shaffer (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a switch on the old Cinderella story!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man promotes a movie to a producer. In its Cinderella-style plot, the prince goes searching for the girl who will fit the bra she left behind.
Keywords
bra; cigar; Cinderella; movie-making; script; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 150.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Donald Reilly (signed)
Pencils
Donald Reilly (signed)
Inks
Donald Reilly (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It belonged to a young man who was unable to live up to its image.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A used-car salesman gives a sad back-story to a sports car on the lot.
Keywords
salesman; sports car; used car

Indexer Notes

Page 152.

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

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
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now—get out there and get yours!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A college graduation speaker ends his speech with an ode to greed.
Keywords
college; graduation; speech

Indexer Notes

Page 157.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
B Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B Kliban (signed)
Inks
B Kliban (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I call it a horseless carriage.
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
A turn-of-the-century inventor comes up with an impressive vehicle, but you can still see a horse's legs underneath it.
Keywords
automobile; horse; inventor

Indexer Notes

Page 158.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you finished ghosting my Master's thesis, 'The Solution to Moral Decay in America'?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A college students pays to have a his thesis on "Moral Decay" ghost-written.
Keywords
college; ghost-writer; master's degree; thesis; typewriter

Indexer Notes

Page 160.

The Conservationist (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A ranger puts up a series of signs that forbid fishing, hunting, etc., and hunters, fishermen, etc., leave the forest. He covers all options when after posting his last sign, a semi-nude couple leaves the forest with their clothes.
Keywords
conservation; fishing; forest; hunting; swimming

Indexer Notes

Page 163. A six-panel pantomime comic story.

[Quicker Loan Company] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A "Quicker Loan Company" sets up shop next to a "Quick Loan Company."
Keywords
loans

Indexer Notes

Page 164. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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
Why should I wait to talk to a psychiatrist? I'M a psychiatrist!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A policeman tries to talk a man from jumping from a building ledge, but finds that the jumper is a psychiatrist.
Keywords
building ledge; police; psychiatrist; suicide

Indexer Notes

Page 168.

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

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
Ever since she was a teeny-weeny baby, she's wanted to be in showbiz.!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
With her stage mother sitting by, a nude young woman tries to seduce a movie producer sitting at his desk.
Reprints
Keywords
movie-making; nude; seduction; studios

Indexer Notes

Page 171.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
? [as Paplow] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Paplow] (signed)
Inks
? [as Paplow] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harold, you get back in your boat and fish!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wife stands on a dock while her husband (in a fishing outfit) water-skis with a young girl in a bathing suit on his shoulders.
Keywords
dock; lake; water-skiing

Indexer Notes

Page 172.

[Dive into a Coffin] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man builds a tower for a dive into a coffin. He plans on charging admission for "one performance only."
Keywords
coffin; show business

Indexer Notes

Page 174. A pantomime cartoon.

[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
You're going to marry a tall, dark leg man.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A fortune-teller gives a plain woman, with shapely legs, her fortune.
Keywords
crystal ball; fortune-teller

Indexer Notes

Page 176.

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

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's been awful for business, Mrs. Schultz, but it was Charlie's last wish.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A meat market's display case has the body of a former store butcher lying in state on its lowest shelf.
Reprints
Keywords
corpse; meat market

Indexer Notes

Page 179.

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

cartoon / 0.25 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
Haskins, we've decided to keep your application for a raise under advisement until we can find a suitable replacement for you.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man's request for a raise doesn't get a good reception from his boss.
Keywords
business; raise

Indexer Notes

Page 182.

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

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
Of course I believe in free love. Who's got money?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A counterculture man is looking for free love because he's broke.
Keywords
cigarette; counterculture; guitar; party; pipe; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 183.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee [as Jaffee] (signed)
Pencils
Al Jaffee [as Jaffee] (signed)
Inks
Al Jaffee [as Jaffee] (signed)
Colors
Al Jaffee [as Jaffee] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a feeling I may be going to lay an egg this evening ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a costume party, a man dressed as a chicken has his eye on a woman dressed as an egg.
Keywords
cigarettes; cocktails; costume party; double-entendre; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 185.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I take it back! I take it back! You're NOT extremely hostile!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A patient takes offense at a phrase his psychiatrist uses and is punching him on the floor.
Keywords
fight; psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 187.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Charles E. Martin [as C.E.M] (signed)
Pencils
Charles E. Martin [as C.E.M] (signed)
Inks
Charles E. Martin [as C.E.M] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm glad that's over. I was afraid of what Roy might do—he's so frightfully jealous.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A bride and groom exit a church between two rows of soldiers with an arch of raised swords. After they pass through the arch, the groom is missing his head.
Keywords
bride; groom; marriage; soldiers; swords

Indexer Notes

Page 188.

[Looking Under the Skirt] (Table of Contents: 32)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A queen is walking with a page boy holding the hem of her cape. Behind her is a princess, with her page boy holding the hem of her skirt high enough to look under.
Reprints
Keywords
princess; queen; skirt

Indexer Notes

Page 189. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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
But all the world LOVES a lover ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has a cliched excuse when a husband with a gun catches him nude in his bedroom closet.
Reprints
Keywords
adultery; closet; gun

Indexer Notes

Page 193. Punchline probably comes from a 1958 popular song by Doris Day: "Everybody Loves a Lover."

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

cartoon / 0.4 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
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I had no idea a rose-breasted grosbeak could feel that way about a South American barn swallow.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two middle-aged female bird-watchers get a more erotic sighting than they had planned for.
Keywords
binoculars; bird-watchers

Indexer Notes

Page 194.

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

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
For heaven's sake! Don't just stand there and tell me about the law of the jungle!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a zoo, an ape has pulled a man's wife into the cage with him.
Reprints
Keywords
ape; law of the jungle; zoo

Indexer Notes

Page 199.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["This doesn't count as part of my hour, does it, Dr. Feinberg?"]
  2. 2. ["I'd love to join you, Claude, but I'm busy baby-sitting."]
  3. 3. Dempsey's Nudists
  4. 4. ["Are you kidding? In this heat?"]
  5. 5. ["You really had me fooled, honey—I thought the handcuffs were a part of your scene ... !"]
  6. 6. ["Ever since we started practicing for the honeymoon, you haven't mentioned anything more about our getting married ... !"]
    Vargas
  7. 7. ["I hope that makes up for not having kissed you on the first date."]
  8. 8. [Caution: Wild Game Crossing]
  9. 9. ["Now, let's get this straight—is this the missile we send up to get the missile they send up to get our missile we sent up to get theirs, or is this the one we send after the one they send up to get ours?"]
  10. 10. ["It's a forgery—and a recent one, too."]
  11. 11. ["Toffee, mea, or cilk?"]
  12. 12. ["Is 'hold up' one word?"]
  13. 13. ["Looks like old Wingate is out of town again."]
  14. 14. ["It's a switch on the old Cinderella story!"]
  15. 15. ["It belonged to a young man who was unable to live up to its image."]
  16. 16. ["And now—get out there and get yours!"]
  17. 17. ["I call it a horseless carriage."]
  18. 18. ["Have you finished ghosting my Master's thesis, 'The Solution to Moral Decay in America'?"]
  19. 19. The Conservationist
  20. 20. [Quicker Loan Company]
  21. 21. ["Why should I wait to talk to a psychiatrist? I'M a psychiatrist!"]
  22. 22. ["Ever since she was a teeny-weeny baby, she's wanted to be in showbiz.!"]
  23. 23. ["Harold, you get back in your boat and fish!"]
  24. 24. [Dive into a Coffin]
  25. 25. ["You're going to marry a tall, dark leg man."]
  26. 26. ["It's been awful for business, Mrs. Schultz, but it was Charlie's last wish."]
  27. 27. ["Haskins, we've decided to keep your application for a raise under advisement until we can find a suitable replacement for you."]
  28. 28. ["Of course I believe in free love. Who's got money?"]
  29. 29. ["I have a feeling I may be going to lay an egg this evening ... !"]
  30. 30. ["I take it back! I take it back! You're NOT extremely hostile!"]
  31. 31. ["I'm glad that's over. I was afraid of what Roy might do—he's so frightfully jealous."]
  32. 32. [Looking Under the Skirt]
  33. 33. ["But all the world LOVES a lover ... !"]
  34. 34. ["I had no idea a rose-breasted grosbeak could feel that way about a South American barn swallow."]
  35. 35. ["For heaven's sake! Don't just stand there and tell me about the law of the jungle!"]
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