Playboy #v14#6
(June 1967)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
14
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
226
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 Shel Silverstein in "Playbill" on page 3.

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
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
Marvin, stop teasing your sister!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At the beach, a little boy is pulling on the stretchable bottom of his teen sister's bikini.
Keywords
beach; bikini

Indexer Notes

Page 85.

[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
Now let me explain my own little incentive plan, my dear.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a fancy restaurant, an wealthy older man gives a younger woman details of what he expects from her and what she'll get in return.
Keywords
restaurant

Indexer Notes

Page 96.

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

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
... And you, you lucky bastard, do you ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A Justice of the Peace makes an editorial comment in a wedding ceremony in which a man is marrying an attractive and buxom woman.
Reprints
Keywords
bride; groom; justice of the peace; marriage

Indexer Notes

Page 105.

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

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
Should I tell you about this in my next session, Doctor?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A psychiatrist and his patient are getting dressed after a romantic interlude on the office couch.
Keywords
couch; psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 115.

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

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
Don't let us interrupt you—we're just here to see that you don't exceed your limit.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
State Park rangers are busy observing a couple who have brought their boat ashore for some love-making.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; State Park

Indexer Notes

Page 123.

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

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
So you're NOT Amelia Earhart. We'd still like to take you back with us.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A pair of explorers would like to take the tribe's sexy white queen back with them.
Reprints
Keywords
explorers; jungle; queen

Indexer Notes

Page 138.

Silverstein in London (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Shel Silverstein (credited)
Pencils
Shel Silverstein (credited)
Inks
Shel Silverstein (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Shel Silverstein (photos)
Synopsis
Thirteen cartoons exploring various aspects of life in London.
Keywords
Big Ben; Bobbies; England; gambling; homosexual; London; mini-skirts; subway

Indexer Notes

Pages 142-147. Includes nine black and white photographs of Silverstein with red or blue solid color backgrounds. The cartoons are just black and white.

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

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
It's Ralph. Think of something ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A nude woman sees her husband walking down the hall. She tells the man in her bed to think of something.
Keywords
adultery

Indexer Notes

Page 153.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, would you set up a Tuesday appointment for Mrs. Cartmill?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A plastic surgeon's receptionist is his mother and she obviously has used his services, since she looks like a young woman.
Keywords
plastic surgeon

Indexer Notes

Page 156.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a idea for a sure-fire fifteen minutes.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A streetwalker tries to drum up business at the stage door of an improvisational theater.
Keywords
streetwalker; theater

Indexer Notes

Page 158.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We know you've got it hidden here someplace, McBee!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Revenue agents come to a mountain cabin looking for a moonshine still, not realizing it is the huge device in plain sight behind the cabin.
Keywords
moonshine; mountains; still; tax agents

Indexer Notes

Page 160.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
Pencils
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
Inks
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just think! In twenty minutes, I'll be Mrs. What's-His-Name.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A bride has some trouble remembering her future husband's name.
Reprints
Keywords
bride; wedding

Indexer Notes

Page 161.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Leo Garel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Garel (signed)
Inks
Leo Garel (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My roommate's wife is visiting him.
Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
A hospital patient is sitting in the hallway while his roommate's wife is visiting him.
Reprints
Keywords
hospital; nurse; roommate

Indexer Notes

Page 165.

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

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
What do you expect? They don't let us pray anymore.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young boy has a ready excuse for his poor report card.
Keywords
prayer; report card

Indexer Notes

Page 166.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excuse me, haven't we met before?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman has a piece torn off her dress. A man apparently has the piece stuffed in his suit jacket pocket.

Indexer Notes

Page 168. Cartoon is not signed.

[Checking Under the Couch] (Table of Contents: 16)

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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)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An elderly woman is checking under the couch before starting a session with a psychiatrist.
Keywords
psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 169. A pantomime cartoon.

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

cartoon / 0.25 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
Harry, is there any truth to the stories I've heard about men in prison?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a visiting session at a prison, a woman wants to know about (implied) homosexual activity in prison. Our of her sight, the man at the left has his hand on the knee of the man she is talking to.
Reprints
Keywords
homosexual; prison

Indexer Notes

Page 170.

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

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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
If I don't stop using this stuff, my career is finished.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A concert pianist has his concert interrupted when a sexy woman lies across his grand piano and strokes his face.

Indexer Notes

Page 171. Cartoon is most of a 0.33 page ad for King's Men grooming aids. One of a series of Kings's Men ads with Dedini cartoons.

[Keep Off the Grass or You Die] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
At the "Institute for Occult Studies, the "Keep off the Grass" sign doesn't mince words.
Keywords
occult

Indexer Notes

Page 172. A pantomime cartoon.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... and meanwhile, traffic on the Pakistani Expressway is moderate to heavy ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The radio traffic reporter in a Mideast city uses a flying carpet instead of a helicopter.
Keywords
flying carpet; Middle East; radio; traffic reports

Indexer Notes

Page 173.

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

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
... And just what do you think you're going to do with your silly death ray once you've finished it?!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man's wife asks an obvious question when she finds him working on a death ray in the basement.
Reprints
Keywords
basement; death ray; invention

Indexer Notes

Page 176.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Parlez-vous français?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man asks a woman at a kissing booth if she speaks French.
Keywords
French; kissing booth

Indexer Notes

Page 178. Implication of the punchline is that the man is asking for a French kiss.

[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
A double martini and a bag of peanuts, please.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A bleary-eyed man gives a Playboy Bunny an order for himself and the elephant (who may or may not be) sitting in the other chair at the table.
Keywords
drunk; elephant; martini; peanuts; Playboy Bunny

Indexer Notes

Page 182.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm cramming for my art final!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A college student comes up with an excuse when the house mother questions his having a nude girl in his room.
Keywords
college; house mother; nude

Indexer Notes

Page 186.

[Hole in Aquarium Glass] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The glass wall of an aquarium has cracked. The guard considers putting his finger in the hole to stop the leak, but a shark is eyeing him hungrily.
Keywords
aquarium; shark

Indexer Notes

Page 187. A pantomime cartoon.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just hope He doesn't find out about the oranges ...!
Genre
humor; religious
Characters
Adam; Eve; God
Synopsis
God orders Adam and Eve to leave the Garden of Eden. Adam hopes He doesn't know they ate something besides the apple.
Keywords
Bible; Genesis; God

Indexer Notes

Page 190.

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

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
Surely, Mrs. Farnsworth, you can do better than 'cock-a-doodle-doo'!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A psychiatrist is frustrated when a woman dressed with the head of a chicken won't speak to him.
Keywords
chicken; psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Page 193.

[Dentist's Mistake] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
When a dentist pulls a patient's tooth, the skull starts to come out with the tooth.
Keywords
dentist; skull

Indexer Notes

Page 194. A pantomime cartoon.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't use Ban Spray Deodorant and I still catch all the flies.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A baseball player brags about not using Ban deodorant. A woman fan is not impressed.

Indexer Notes

Page 195. Cartoon is most of a 0.33 page ad for Ban Spray Deodorant. Part of a series of ads for Ban Deodorant featuring Dedini cartoons.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She MUST be a brilliant conversationalist. After four years here, she's still a virgin.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two employees of a brothel gossip about another girl.
Keywords
brothel; virgin

Indexer Notes

Page 198.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, there's a young man I like.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A father approves when his daughter's date arrives wearing a "Make War Not Love" sweatshirt.
Keywords
sweatshirt

Indexer Notes

Page 199.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I might known you'd take the man's side ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A marriage counselor's office is set up so that the husband has a plush chair and footstool and access to a box of cigars. The wife is seated on an orange crate.
Keywords
cigars; marriage counselor; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 202.

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

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
First it's independence. Then establishing a strong central government. Then a flood of legislation from the new Parliament ... and the first thing you know we've got socialized medicine, where the patient can't even pick his own witch doctor!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two witch doctors discuss possible changes in their country.
Keywords
witch doctors

Indexer Notes

Page 206.

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

cartoon / 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)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I KNEW it was too good to last!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man and woman are the only ones on a vast expanse of tropical beach. Another couple arrives, far away from the first, but the man is annoyed.
Keywords
beach

Indexer Notes

Page 209.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Reamer Keller (signed)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember the good old days when it didn't make any difference which one we used?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two young boys comment on being old enough to have to use the "Men's" restroom.

Indexer Notes

Page 213.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Lewis ?
Pencils
Don Lewis (signed) (painting)
Inks
Don Lewis (signed) (painting)
Colors
Don Lewis (signed) (painting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The rest of my costume won't be back from the cleaner's until Thursday, but honestly, Mr. Cooper, none of my customers has complained a bit.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A Playboy Bunny is serving customers in her underwear because her uniform is at the cleaner's.
Keywords
Playboy Bunny

Indexer Notes

Page 217.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Marvin, stop teasing your sister!"]
  2. 2. ["Now let me explain my own little incentive plan, my dear."]
  3. 3. ["... And you, you lucky bastard, do you ..."]
  4. 4. ["Should I tell you about this in my next session, Doctor?"]
  5. 5. ["Don't let us interrupt you—we're just here to see that you don't exceed your limit."]
  6. 6. ["So you're NOT Amelia Earhart. We'd still like to take you back with us."]
  7. 7. Silverstein in London
  8. 8. ["It's Ralph. Think of something ..."]
  9. 9. ["Mom, would you set up a Tuesday appointment for Mrs. Cartmill?"]
  10. 10. ["I have a idea for a sure-fire fifteen minutes."]
  11. 11. ["We know you've got it hidden here someplace, McBee!"]
  12. 12. ["Just think! In twenty minutes, I'll be Mrs. What's-His-Name."]
  13. 13. ["My roommate's wife is visiting him."]
  14. 14. ["What do you expect? They don't let us pray anymore."]
  15. 15. ["Excuse me, haven't we met before?"]
  16. 16. [Checking Under the Couch]
  17. 17. ["Harry, is there any truth to the stories I've heard about men in prison?"]
  18. 18. ["If I don't stop using this stuff, my career is finished."]
  19. 19. [Keep Off the Grass or You Die]
  20. 20. ["... and meanwhile, traffic on the Pakistani Expressway is moderate to heavy ..."]
  21. 21. ["... And just what do you think you're going to do with your silly death ray once you've finished it?!"]
  22. 22. ["Parlez-vous français?"]
  23. 23. ["A double martini and a bag of peanuts, please."]
  24. 24. ["I'm cramming for my art final!"]
  25. 25. [Hole in Aquarium Glass]
  26. 26. ["I just hope He doesn't find out about the oranges ...!"]
  27. 27. ["Surely, Mrs. Farnsworth, you can do better than 'cock-a-doodle-doo'!"]
  28. 28. [Dentist's Mistake]
  29. 29. ["I don't use Ban Spray Deodorant and I still catch all the flies."]
  30. 30. ["She MUST be a brilliant conversationalist. After four years here, she's still a virgin."]
  31. 31. ["Now, there's a young man I like."]
  32. 32. ["I might known you'd take the man's side ..."]
  33. 33. ["First it's independence. Then establishing a strong central government. Then a flood of legislation from the new Parliament ... and the first thing you know we've got socialized medicine, where the patient can't even pick his own witch doctor!"]
  34. 34. ["I KNEW it was too good to last!"]
  35. 35. ["Remember the good old days when it didn't make any difference which one we used?"]
  36. 36. ["The rest of my costume won't be back from the cleaner's until Thursday, but honestly, Mr. Cooper, none of my customers has complained a bit."]
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