Playboy #v13#12
(December 1966)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
13
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
358
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

House ad for "Playboy's Little Annie Fanny" collection on page 101. Cover is depicted, along with clip art from stories. "Playboy Christmas Cards" by Judith Wax on pages 142-143 with illustrations by Eldon Dedini, Gahan Wilson, Phil Interlandi, Dink Siegel, and Don Madden. Superman reference (as "Clark Whatzizname" with illustration of Superman's boots and end of cape leaving the ad) in Val-O-Seat Valet by Pearl Wick ad on page 268. Tiny ad for "The Mad Show" a musical at New Theatre, 154 E. 54th St., New York City, on page 346, featuring a headshot of Alfred E. Neuman.

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)

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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
Sexy, little broad, my wife—eh, J. W.?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a Christmas party, a man notices his boss making a play for the man's wife and tries to take advantage of it.
Keywords
Christmas party; cocktails

Indexer Notes

Page 131.

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

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've got to hand it to Brookworth and Finch when it comes to holiday sales gimmicks!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A department store has its female clerks in topless Santa outfits.
Keywords
Christmas; department store; Santa Claus; topless

Indexer Notes

Page 137.

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

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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
Roll me over, In the clover ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three women sing an unconventional Christmas carol outside the club building for wealthy men.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas carols; snow

Indexer Notes

Page 147.

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

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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
Plastic ones are OK, but nothing can replace the real things, eh, Mr. Thompson?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Indoors at the nudist camp, a couple are seated at a couch by a Christmas tree. The woman is commenting on the tree ornaments, while the man is eyeing her breasts with a different interpretation of her words.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; double-entendre; nudists

Indexer Notes

Page 163. Part of "Nudist Camp" series.

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

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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
Terrific, eh? Each year we rent the old lady and come out here and have a real underground Christmas.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three sophisticated urban couples go to the country to an old farm wife's house to have an old-fashioned Christmas dinner.
Keywords
Christmas; cigarettes; cocktails; cook stove; country; farm; pies; smoking; turkey

Indexer Notes

Pages 170-171. A double-page cartoon.

[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
But my dear fellow—if your eyesight is failing, why don't you purchase a pair of eyeglasses?
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
A 19th century painter uses his failing eyesight as an excuse to fondle his nude model's body.
Reprints
Keywords
model; nude; painter

Indexer Notes

Page 181.

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

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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
Gosh, I just met the most exciting man coming up in the elevator ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
One of the roommates comes to the apartment partially undressed after a wild elevator ride.
Reprints
Keywords
apartment; cat; elevator; roommates

Indexer Notes

Page 185.

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

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
It's a Happening!
Genre
humor
Characters
Three Wise Men
Synopsis
The Three Wise Men gaze at the Christmas Star.
Keywords
Christmas; slang; star; Wise Men

Indexer Notes

Page 215.

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

Vargas / cartoon / 2 pages (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
You'll need more than one shot to bag me, Mr. Thompson.
Genre
humor
Keywords
rug; tiger

Indexer Notes

Pages 220-221. A two-page cartoon. A woman in a sheer black robe reclines on a tiger-skin rug.

[Eskimo Chastity Belt] (Table of Contents: 10)

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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
An Eskimo buys a chastity belt to cover his wife's nose.
Keywords
chastity belt; dog sled; Eskimo; furs; igloo; nose

Indexer Notes

Page 245. A pantomime cartoon. Punchline is based on the misconception that Eskimos rub noses instead of kiss. Similar to a cartoon by Shoemaker printed in the January 1970 Playboy.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the stream, Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily ...
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
On a slave galley, one of the rowers breaks out in song.
Keywords
galley; rowing; slaves; song

Indexer Notes

Page 246. The punchline is lyrics from "Row, Row, Row Your Boat," an 1852 children's song.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let me give you a separate bag for those.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a grocery store, the shopkeeper reaches for two melons at the top of a woman shopper's bag. Since the melons are at the woman's breast level, a man entering the store misinterprets the action.
Reprints
Keywords
breasts; grocery store; melons

Indexer Notes

Page 248.

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

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
I said, 'I, too, am a nonconformist.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two men are sitting on a park bench. One, dressed in very conservative clothes, whispers to the other man, who's sloppily dressed, with long hair and a beard, that he's also a nonconformist (at heart, at least.)
Keywords
bench; counterculture; nonconformist; park

Indexer Notes

Page 249.

[Gift Information] (Table of Contents: 14)

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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
Synopsis
An older man seeks information from a pretty young woman at a booth in a department store. He then goes to a gift counselor and buys a present, which he gives to the woman in the information booth.
Keywords
Christmas; department store; gifts

Indexer Notes

Page 253. A four-panel pantomime story.

[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)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is going to be a hell of a rough day if a wind doesn't come up.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two men stranded on a desert island are dismayed when the clouds above form the figure of a sexy woman.
Keywords
clouds; desert island; palm tree

Indexer Notes

Page 254.

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

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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
And here's a get-well-or-else card from the Mafia.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wife reads an ominous card to a man who is sick in bed.
Keywords
get-well card; Mafia

Indexer Notes

Page 259.

[Fink] (Table of Contents: 17)

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Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Instead of the common "Think" sign, a man has a "Fink" sign on his office wall.
Keywords
informer; sign; slang

Indexer Notes

Page 260. "Fink" in this context would mean to be an informer on fellow employees.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And yet, as a businessman, I can't help but feel a grudging admiration.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
On a sinking ship, the captain is selling spots on the lifeboats and life jackets.
Keywords
extortion; life jackets; lifeboats; sinking ship

Indexer Notes

Page 261.

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

cartoon / 0.4 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
While I'm gone, you two nice people try to get better acquainted ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man leaves a couple alone in a Lonely Hearts Club office while he walks out with their clothes.
Keywords
Lonely Hearts; nude

Indexer Notes

Page 264.

[Skeleton Mouse] (Table of Contents: 20)

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Script
William O'Brian [as O'Brian] (signed)
Pencils
William O'Brian [as O'Brian] (signed)
Inks
William O'Brian [as O'Brian] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a museum featuring dinosaur skeletons, the mice are just skeletons, too.
Keywords
dinosaurs; mice; museum; skeletons

Indexer Notes

Page 265. A pantomime cartoon.

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

Symbolic Sex / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop the presses!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Nine cartoons featuring the medical symbols for man and woman.

Indexer Notes

Page 267.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yoo-hoo—where are you ... ?!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
When a man goes to fix drinks for himself and his date, the insecure girl hides under, not on, the bearskin rug in front of the fireplace.
Keywords
bearskin rug; cocktails; fireplace

Indexer Notes

Page 269.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The door is over here, sir!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man walks into a clear glass wall, missing the door completely.
Keywords
doorman; glass wall

Indexer Notes

Page 271.

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

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
You're getting nowhere, see? She just doesn't dig you. Then alluva sudden, from out of nowhere, a voice says, 'Have you tried new FRAM, the Ivy League deodorant?'
Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A director sets the scene for a man and woman doing a commercial set on a desert island.
Keywords
actors; commercial; deodorant; desert island

Indexer Notes

Page 272. Satire of TV commercials.

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

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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
Please, Fred—not during prime time!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A couple are in bed, with a portable TV at the foot of the bed. The woman is more interested in the TV than her bed partner.
Keywords
bedroom; prime time; television

Indexer Notes

Page 273. Prime time TV was programming between 8:00-11:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

[Indian Imagination] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
In India, a fakir sees a woman in a sari and imagines her nude, standing on her head.
Keywords
India; nude; sari

Indexer Notes

Page 275. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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
God bless the old gentleman. He simply THRIVES on controversy.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The chairman of the board settles an argument by shooting one of the board of directors.
Keywords
board of directors; chairman; shooting

Indexer Notes

Page 277.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I need help.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man on a psychiatrist's couch gropes the ankle of the psychiatrist sitting nearby.
Keywords
couch; homosexual; psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 278.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... but before enrolling you as a student, we must exact a pledge that you will never use your great strength to achieve evil ends.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The instructor at a fitness course wants a mild-mannered enrollee to say he'll use his new strength for good.
Keywords
fitness course

Indexer Notes

Page 279.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psst! How tall am I?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man in a police lineup asks the man beside him to see how tall he is.
Keywords
lineup; police

Indexer Notes

Page 280. The backdrop of a police lineup has lines indicating height.

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

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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
Don't be a damn fool. Of course we take prisoners!
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
Romans sacking a city decide that three women would make good prisoners.
Keywords
prisoners; Rome; soldiers

Indexer Notes

Page 283.

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

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
Somewhere out there is young lady in flaming-red stretch pants. Get her off the slopes immediately.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The doctor at a ski lodge has a rush of patients who had accidents when they were distracted by a woman in tight pants.
Reprints
Keywords
doctor; snow skiing

Indexer Notes

Page 288.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've always been a leg man myself.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two party-goers look on as a vampire bites a woman in the neck.
Keywords
cocktails; party; vampire

Indexer Notes

Page 287.

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

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
Go home, McCarthy!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man enters a bar dressed in a martial arts outfit, looking for a fight.
Keywords
bar; bartender; martial arts

Indexer Notes

Page 294.

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

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
Where did we go wrong, Mother? Where did we go wrong?
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus; Mrs. Claus
Synopsis
Santa Claus and his wife look with concern when the only thing the elves are assembling are war toys.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; elves; Santa Claus; toys

Indexer Notes

Page 298.

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

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Script
Lee Lorenz [as Lorenz] (signed)
Pencils
Lee Lorenz [as Lorenz] (signed)
Inks
Lee Lorenz [as Lorenz] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
First of all, Kendall, let me say I can't remember when I've enjoyed a presentation more!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man makes a presentation to his boss with the help of three nude women.
Reprints
Keywords
nude; presentation

Indexer Notes

Page 301.

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

cartoon / 0.25 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
Now we're getting somewhere!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two black men in suits look on as white children sit on the lap of a black Santa Claus at a department store.
Keywords
African-American; Christmas; department store; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Page 302.

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

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
It's not as if I were looking for sex or drugs. All I want is a lousy glass of beer.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young boy tries to talk a bartender into serving him a beer.
Keywords
bartender; beer; under-age

Indexer Notes

Page 303.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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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 want to see 'The World's Greatest Producer'!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman holding newborn quadruplets talks to a movie producer's secretary.
Keywords
movie producer; quadruplets

Indexer Notes

Page 306.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Francis Wilford-Smith [as Smilby] (signed)
Pencils
Francis Wilford-Smith [as Smilby] (signed)
Inks
Francis Wilford-Smith [as Smilby] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Helen—for heaven's sake—is it THAT important how it ends?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman lingers in an airliner that has crashed into the sea because she wants to see how the in-flight movie ends.
Keywords
airliner; crash-landing; lifeboat; movie

Indexer Notes

Page 307.

[A Christmas Trojan Horse] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wooden horse is delivered to an attractive young woman for Christmas. She brings it inside her apartment. Later, after she's gone to bed, a young man in pajamas emerges from the horse.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; gift; Trojan Horse

Indexer Notes

Page 311. A three-panel pantomime story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alvin!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman in bed greets her husband who has come home unexpectedly. She is smoking the pipe from the man who is hiding under the bed.
Keywords
adultery; bed; pipe; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 313.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

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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
I live by bread alone.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wealthy man talks to another man in a men's club.
Keywords
slang; wealth

Indexer Notes

Page 314. The punchline refers to the Biblical phrase "Man shall not live by bread alone." "Bread" in this case is slang for money.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Pencils
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Inks
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Colors
E. Simms Campbell (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's easy to please. He wants the same thing every Christmas.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two women in the harem discuss what to give the Sultan for Christmas.
Keywords
Christmas; harem; sultan

Indexer Notes

Page 317. Part of the "Harem" series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... We remain, sincerely yours ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A two-headed man is dictating a letter to his secretary.
Keywords
secretary; two heads

Indexer Notes

Page 318.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

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
I love a parade ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A drunken man watches his wife and children leave the house in single file with their luggage.
Keywords
drunkeness

Indexer Notes

Page 320. "I Love a Parade" is the title and part of lyrics of a 1932 song.

[Winter Rates] (Table of Contents: 47)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man leaving his psychiatrist's office is disturbed to see a sign on the door advertising "Winter Rates."
Keywords
psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 323. A pantomime cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

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
1/2 pound dark raisins, 1/2 pound currants, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, 1 1/4 cups sifted flour, 1/2 teaspoon cloves ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man gives a recipe over the telephone, while his bed partner waits impatiently.
Keywords
bed; recipe; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 325.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Gardner Rea [as Rea] (signed)
Pencils
Gardner Rea [as Rea] (signed)
Inks
Gardner Rea [as Rea] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry. I'm not used to thinking on my feet.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An "Inquiring Reporter" on the street talks to an attractive woman, who apparently is a streetwalker.
Reprints
Keywords
radio

Indexer Notes

Page 326.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
B Kliban [as Kliban] (signed)
Pencils
B Kliban [as Kliban] (signed)
Inks
B Kliban [as Kliban] (signed)
Colors
B Kliban [as Kliban] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi there! We're starting a new business service here in your neighborhood, and we wondered ...
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
In caveman days, three women set up a brothel.
Keywords
brothel; caveman

Indexer Notes

Page 328

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I tell you, Harry, it's a shocking commentary on our modern civilization when an apparently sweet, innocent young woman takes lessons in judo.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A badly injured man in a hospital bed is talking to a visitor, after his advances on a date were met with violent rebuff.
Keywords
cast; cigarettes; hospital; judo; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 330.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

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
Note the piquant tartness at the first taste, subsiding subtly to a delicate, gracious nuance ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A waiter in an upscale restaurant describes the subtilies of a wine, while the four half-drunk diners in the booth are more concerned with chugging it down.
Reprints
Keywords
restaurant; waiter; wine

Indexer Notes

Page 331.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

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
You've heard of Santa's little helpers?
Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa is in bed with a young woman. His elves decide to join in the fun.
Keywords
bed; Christmas; elves; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Page 335.

[Falling Decoy] (Table of Contents: 54)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Con Suozzi (signed)
Pencils
Con Suozzi (signed)
Inks
Con Suozzi (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A duck hunter is stunned when a wooden duck decoy falls from the sky after he shoots it.
Keywords
decoy; duck hunting; shotgun

Indexer Notes

Page. 337. A pantomime story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

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
HERE'S a legal precedent that might be worth keeping in mind. In 'Hatch vs. Morrison (1959)', the Court gave defense counsel a fat lip.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two judges looking at a law book find an interesting case.
Keywords
judges; law; library

Indexer Notes

Page 338.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
? [as O'Brien] (signed)
Pencils
? [as O'Brien] (signed)
Inks
? [as O'Brien] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I don't WANT to kiss you and break the spell. I like you just the way you are.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A twist on the princess kissing a frog to break a magic spell.
Keywords
frog; magic spell; nude; princess

Indexer Notes

Page 340.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Edward Frascino [as Frascino] (signed)
Pencils
Edward Frascino [as Frascino] (signed)
Inks
Edward Frascino [as Frascino] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... And this is my son, the doctor.
Genre
humor; jungle
Synopsis
In an African village, a mother introduces her son, the Witch Doctor.
Keywords
Africa; natives; stereotypes; witch doctor

Indexer Notes

Page 342.

[Streetwalker's Christmas Cheer] (Table of Contents: 58)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man in a Santa suit rings a bell for charity on a street corner. Around the corner, a streetwalker rings a tiny bell to get a passer-by's attention.
Keywords
bells; charity; Christmas; Santa Claus; streetwalker

Indexer Notes

Page 345. A pantomime cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But what if I DID believe in Santa Claus?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man in a Santa suit, smoking a cigar, uses a gun to hold up a man on the street.
Keywords
Christmas; cigar; gun; robbery; Santa Claus; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 347.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

cartoon / 0.33 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're getting the hang of it, Chiquita, but you're still stomping too hard!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A new female flamenco dancer stomps so hard her panties fall down.
Reprints
Keywords
flamenco dancer; Spain

Indexer Notes

Page 349.

[Greenback Busters] (Table of Contents: 61)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Annie Fanny; Sugardaddy Bigbucks [Daddy Warbucks spoof]; Wasp [The Asp spoof]; Paul Horny [Paul Hornung spoof]
Synopsis
Spoof of NFL football, specifically the Green Bay Packers.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; cheerleaders; football; Green Bay Packers; lightning; National Football League; NFL; rain; telephone

Indexer Notes

Pages 350-353. Credits are "by Harvey Kurtman and Will Elder with Jack Davis and Larry Seigel." Davis art is very obvious on the football players. Title from Kurtzman's records.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Sexy, little broad, my wife—eh, J. W.?"]
  2. 2. ["You've got to hand it to Brookworth and Finch when it comes to holiday sales gimmicks!"]
  3. 3. ["Roll me over, In the clover ..."]
  4. 4. ["Plastic ones are OK, but nothing can replace the real things, eh, Mr. Thompson?"]
  5. 5. ["Terrific, eh? Each year we rent the old lady and come out here and have a real underground Christmas."]
  6. 6. ["But my dear fellow—if your eyesight is failing, why don't you purchase a pair of eyeglasses?"]
  7. 7. ["Gosh, I just met the most exciting man coming up in the elevator ... !"]
  8. 8. ["It's a Happening!"]
  9. 9. ["You'll need more than one shot to bag me, Mr. Thompson."]
    Vargas
  10. 10. [Eskimo Chastity Belt]
  11. 11. ["Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the stream, Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily ..."]
  12. 12. ["Let me give you a separate bag for those."]
  13. 13. ["I said, 'I, too, am a nonconformist."]
  14. 14. [Gift Information]
  15. 15. ["This is going to be a hell of a rough day if a wind doesn't come up."]
  16. 16. ["And here's a get-well-or-else card from the Mafia."]
  17. 17. [Fink]
  18. 18. ["And yet, as a businessman, I can't help but feel a grudging admiration."]
  19. 19. ["While I'm gone, you two nice people try to get better acquainted ..."]
  20. 20. [Skeleton Mouse]
  21. 21. ["Stop the presses!"]
    Symbolic Sex
  22. 22. ["Yoo-hoo—where are you ... ?!"]
  23. 23. ["The door is over here, sir!"]
  24. 24. ["You're getting nowhere, see? She just doesn't dig you. Then alluva sudden, from out of nowhere, a voice says, 'Have you tried new FRAM, the Ivy League deodorant?'"]
  25. 25. ["Please, Fred—not during prime time!"]
  26. 26. [Indian Imagination]
  27. 27. ["God bless the old gentleman. He simply THRIVES on controversy."]
  28. 28. ["I need help."]
  29. 29. ["... but before enrolling you as a student, we must exact a pledge that you will never use your great strength to achieve evil ends."]
  30. 30. ["Psst! How tall am I?"]
  31. 31. ["Don't be a damn fool. Of course we take prisoners!"]
  32. 32. ["Somewhere out there is young lady in flaming-red stretch pants. Get her off the slopes immediately."]
  33. 33. ["I've always been a leg man myself."]
  34. 34. ["Go home, McCarthy!"]
  35. 35. ["Where did we go wrong, Mother? Where did we go wrong?"]
  36. 36. ["First of all, Kendall, let me say I can't remember when I've enjoyed a presentation more!"]
  37. 37. ["Now we're getting somewhere!"]
  38. 38. ["It's not as if I were looking for sex or drugs. All I want is a lousy glass of beer."]
  39. 39. ["I want to see 'The World's Greatest Producer'!"]
  40. 40. ["Helen—for heaven's sake—is it THAT important how it ends?"]
  41. 41. [A Christmas Trojan Horse]
  42. 42. ["Alvin!"]
  43. 43. ["I live by bread alone."]
  44. 44. ["He's easy to please. He wants the same thing every Christmas."]
  45. 45. ["... We remain, sincerely yours ..."]
  46. 46. ["I love a parade ..."]
  47. 47. [Winter Rates]
  48. 48. ["1/2 pound dark raisins, 1/2 pound currants, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, 1 1/4 cups sifted flour, 1/2 teaspoon cloves ..."]
  49. 49. ["Sorry. I'm not used to thinking on my feet."]
  50. 50. ["Hi there! We're starting a new business service here in your neighborhood, and we wondered ..."]
  51. 51. ["I tell you, Harry, it's a shocking commentary on our modern civilization when an apparently sweet, innocent young woman takes lessons in judo."]
  52. 52. ["Note the piquant tartness at the first taste, subsiding subtly to a delicate, gracious nuance ..."]
  53. 53. ["You've heard of Santa's little helpers?"]
  54. 54. [Falling Decoy]
  55. 55. ["HERE'S a legal precedent that might be worth keeping in mind. In 'Hatch vs. Morrison (1959)', the Court gave defense counsel a fat lip."]
  56. 56. ["But I don't WANT to kiss you and break the spell. I like you just the way you are."]
  57. 57. ["... And this is my son, the doctor."]
  58. 58. [Streetwalker's Christmas Cheer]
  59. 59. ["But what if I DID believe in Santa Claus?"]
  60. 60. ["You're getting the hang of it, Chiquita, but you're still stomping too hard!"]
  61. 61. [Greenback Busters]
    Little Annie Fanny
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