Playboy #v13#8
(August 1966)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
13
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
184
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

"The History of Sex in Cinema— Part Nine: The Forties" article has three illustrations of the female centaurs from "Fantasia", two uncensored with bare breasts and one censored, on page 124.

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.

[Welcome to the Shower] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman has a welcome mat at the door to her shower.
Keywords
shower; welcome mat

Indexer Notes

Page 65.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, God! You've been arresting couples in parked cars again ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A policeman's wife is upset when her husband comes home from his shift aroused after arresting lovers.
Reprints
Keywords
police

Indexer Notes

Page 85.

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

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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
Shouldn't we be putting nuts away for the winter or something?
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
The satyr and a nymph enjoy a summer day.
Reprints
Keywords
nymph; satyr

Indexer Notes

Page 95. Part of the "Satyr" series.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes I wish I'd learned to take shorthand, or type, or something ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A secretary is called into an office by an executive clad in pajamas.
Reprints
Keywords
secretary

Indexer Notes

Page 98.

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

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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 really a shame we happened to draw this judge ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An attorney leads his client into a courtroom. The presiding judge is wearing a black hood and is flanked by burning candles.
Reprints
Keywords
candles; courtroom; judge; lawyer

Indexer Notes

Page 101.

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

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Script
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Pencils
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Inks
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Colors
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of course, with THAT model, you lay all your cards on the table, so to speak ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A salesclerk shows a woman a very sheer evening gown.
Reprints
Keywords
evening gown

Indexer Notes

Page 114.

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

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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
The winner gets Miss Hornblower for the Labor Day weekend.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A contest among car salesmen has a special prize.
Keywords
car salesmen; contest; secretary

Indexer Notes

Page 118.

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

Symbolic Sex / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Addis (credited)
Pencils
Don Addis (credited)
Inks
Don Addis (credited)
Letters
Don Addis (credited)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Nine cartoons using the medical symbols of man and woman.

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

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

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Script
Chon Day (signed)
Pencils
Chon Day (signed)
Inks
Chon Day (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We prefer calling it an 'innoculation' rather than a 'fix.'
Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
A doctor doesn't approve of a nurse's terminology.
Keywords
drugs; vaccines

Indexer Notes

Page 130.

[Private Bat-Signal] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
A woman lies nude in bed and shines the Bat-Signal out the window on a flashlight.
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batman; bed; flashlight

Indexer Notes

Page 131. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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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
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just don't feel Mr. Witherspoon BELONGS here in Retirement Acres
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An elderly couple walks by a house where a nude old man is chasing a nude woman in the yard.
Keywords
cigarettes; cocktails; pipe; retirement; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 133.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And how's my little key club tonight?
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
A medieval count keeps a woman locked in a chastity belt.
Keywords
candle; chastity belt; key

Indexer Notes

Page 134. Punchline is a reference to "keyholders" (members) of Playboy Clubs.

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

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Script
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Pencils
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Congratulations.
Genre
humor; religious
Synopsis
In a monastery, one monk congratulations another on having a halo above his head.
Reprints
Keywords
halo; monastery; monk

Indexer Notes

Page 137.

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

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Script
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Pencils
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Inks
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry, madam, but your husband isn't accepting any calls.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A medium is unable to connect with a woman's husband in a seance.
Keywords
seance; turban

Indexer Notes

Page 138.

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

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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
Uh ... remember that black-out we had here in New York a few months ago ... ?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A businessman is reminded of a blackout whenever his pregnant secretary walks by.
Keywords
black-out; cigar; New York; pregnant; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 141.

[The Wonderful World of ...] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A room full of television executives try to complete the title for a television show that begins "The Wonderful World of."
Keywords
television executives

Indexer Notes

Page 144. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
Pencils
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
Inks
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry, sir, but our music always gets Sacha!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A strolling violinist in a restaurant kisses a man's wife.
Keywords
kissing; restaurant; violins

Indexer Notes

Page 145.

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

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Script
Alphonse Normandia (signed)
Pencils
Alphonse Normandia (signed)
Inks
Alphonse Normandia (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, Kirk, sweetie—let's take it from your line, 'Follow me! They can't stop men who want to be free!'
Genre
humor
Synopsis
On a movie set, the medieval hero and a handful of followers are supposed to defeat an army of thousands.
Reprints
Keywords
actor; armor; camera; director; knights; lances; movie-making

Indexer Notes

Page 148. The reference to "Kirk" is apparently to Kirk Douglas, going by the caricature.

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

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Script
Francis Wilford-Smith [as Smilby] (signed)
Pencils
Francis Wilford-Smith [as Smilby] (signed)
Inks
Francis Wilford-Smith [as Smilby] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi—we're from Sioux Falls, South Dakota—when does the wife swapping begin?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A newcomer to the suburbs expects a wild time to be common.
Keywords
lawn-mowing; moving van; suburbs; wife-swapping

Indexer Notes

Page 151.

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

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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
I never heard of such a thing!—Music lessons charged to your Playboy Club Key!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A Playboy Bunny is teaching piano to a young boy.
Keywords
piano; Playboy Bunny

Indexer Notes

Page 155.

[Pole Vault Suicide] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Genre
humor; sports
Synopsis
A man ties a rope around his neck, ties the other end to a stake in the ground, and then runs with a pole toward a pole vault bar.
Reprints
Keywords
pole vault; suicide

Indexer Notes

Page 156.

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

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Script
Donald Reilly (signed)
Pencils
Donald Reilly (signed)
Inks
Donald Reilly (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know anything about pornography, but I know what I like.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two judges are discussing pornography.
Keywords
judges; pornography

Indexer Notes

Page 158.

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

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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
On second thought, I think I'll dig mine a little deeper.
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
A soldier in a fox hole has his helmet split by a farmer's plow as he plows his field with an ox.
Keywords
farmer; fox hole; ox; plow; Vietnam

Indexer Notes

Page 161. Not specified, but the setting is Vietnam.

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

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Script
Brian Savage (signed)
Pencils
Brian Savage (signed)
Inks
Brian Savage (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
First we hold free elections, then we establish our own bylaws, and then somehow, we've got to get affiliated with a national fraternity.
Genre
humor; jungle
Synopsis
A naive Peace Corps volunteer seems to think the jungle villagers need a fraternity.
Keywords
fraternity; Peace Corps

Indexer Notes

Page 164.

[Switch Hitter] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The usual bully on the beach leads to a man using a body-building course to build himself up. He returns to the beach to engage the bully is a show of muscles to impress the girl. However, the two men find themselves more attracted to each other.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; body-building; bully; homosexual; muscles

Indexer Notes

Pages 166-167. A 13-panel pantomime story.

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

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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
I'll tell you why I stabbed him twenty times. I couldn't turn off the electric carving knife, that's why!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman on the witness stand has a novel excuse for stabbing her husband multiple times.
Reprints
Keywords
courtroom; electric knife; murder; stabbing; witness

Indexer Notes

Page 169.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honest, lady, we didn't come to rape or molest nobody—just to rob the damn train ... !!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Synopsis
An elderly passenger on a train is upset when all the robbers want is the money.
Reprints
Keywords
robbery; train

Indexer Notes

Page 173. Part of the "Dirty Old Lady" series.

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

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Script
Brian Savage (signed)
Pencils
Brian Savage (signed)
Inks
Brian Savage (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It started a year ago when Ogden sat down next to this girl one morning and realized he'd forgotten his newspaper.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A two men on a commuter train comment on the couple across the aisle who are kissing.
Keywords
commuter train; kissing

Indexer Notes

Page 175.

[High Wire in the Desert] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A prospector and his donkey, in the middle of the desert, look up to see a team of acrobats riding bicycles on a high wire, which apparently isn't connected to anything, after seeing their shadows.
Reprints
Keywords
acrobats; desert; donkey; high wire; prospector

Indexer Notes

Page 176.

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

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Script
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Pencils
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you recall, Miss Faversham, I gave you ample warning that this job had occupational hazards.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sculptor tells a model that he's not responsible for the baby she's holding.
Keywords
baby; model; sculptor

Indexer Notes

Page 177.

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

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Script
John Dempsey (signed)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed)
Colors
John Dempsey (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Really, Mary, I wish you wouldn't do that ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man in a sports car is upset when his wife thumbs her nose to insult the gang at a biker bar.
Keywords
biker bar; insult; motorcycles; sports car

Indexer Notes

Page 179.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [Welcome to the Shower]
  2. 2. ["Oh, God! You've been arresting couples in parked cars again ..."]
  3. 3. ["Shouldn't we be putting nuts away for the winter or something?"]
  4. 4. ["Sometimes I wish I'd learned to take shorthand, or type, or something ..."]
  5. 5. ["It's really a shame we happened to draw this judge ..."]
  6. 6. ["Of course, with THAT model, you lay all your cards on the table, so to speak ..."]
  7. 7. ["The winner gets Miss Hornblower for the Labor Day weekend."]
  8. 8. [no title indexed]
    Symbolic Sex
  9. 9. ["We prefer calling it an 'innoculation' rather than a 'fix.'"]
  10. 10. [Private Bat-Signal]
  11. 11. ["I just don't feel Mr. Witherspoon BELONGS here in Retirement Acres"]
  12. 12. ["And how's my little key club tonight?"]
  13. 13. ["Congratulations."]
  14. 14. ["I'm sorry, madam, but your husband isn't accepting any calls."]
  15. 15. ["Uh ... remember that black-out we had here in New York a few months ago ... ?"]
  16. 16. [The Wonderful World of ...]
  17. 17. ["I'm sorry, sir, but our music always gets Sacha!"]
  18. 18. ["All right, Kirk, sweetie—let's take it from your line, 'Follow me! They can't stop men who want to be free!'"]
  19. 19. ["Hi—we're from Sioux Falls, South Dakota—when does the wife swapping begin?"]
  20. 20. ["I never heard of such a thing!—Music lessons charged to your Playboy Club Key!"]
  21. 21. [Pole Vault Suicide]
  22. 22. ["I don't know anything about pornography, but I know what I like."]
  23. 23. ["On second thought, I think I'll dig mine a little deeper."]
  24. 24. ["First we hold free elections, then we establish our own bylaws, and then somehow, we've got to get affiliated with a national fraternity."]
  25. 25. [Switch Hitter]
  26. 26. ["I'll tell you why I stabbed him twenty times. I couldn't turn off the electric carving knife, that's why!"]
  27. 27. ["Honest, lady, we didn't come to rape or molest nobody—just to rob the damn train ... !!"]
  28. 28. ["It started a year ago when Ogden sat down next to this girl one morning and realized he'd forgotten his newspaper."]
  29. 29. [High Wire in the Desert]
  30. 30. ["If you recall, Miss Faversham, I gave you ample warning that this job had occupational hazards."]
  31. 31. ["Really, Mary, I wish you wouldn't do that ... !"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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