Playboy #v13#2
(February 1966)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
13
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
196
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

Two letters of comment in "Dear Playboy" on page 20, regarding Jules Feiffer's "The Great Comic Book Heroes" article from the October 1965 issue, one from Frank M. Smith of Toronto, Canada (with a response telling the current activities of Will Eisner) and one from Fredric Wertham, M.D.

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
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
Doctor Woodhull wanted in the dispensary ... Doctor Woodhull wanted ...
Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
A nurse sits nude on a table in the dispensary and makes a call on the public address system for a doctor.
Keywords
hospital; nurse; public address system

Indexer Notes

Page 71.

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

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
Interested in getting a little time off for BAD behavior?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A jail guard makes a suggestive comment to a female prisoner.
Reprints
Keywords
guard; jail; prisoner

Indexer Notes

Page 76.

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

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
My goodness, Mr. Bascum, everything around here is certainly horny!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man brings a woman back to his den, which has walls covered with the mounted heads of horned animals.
Keywords
cocktails; double-entendre; hunter; taxidermy

Indexer Notes

Page 93.

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

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
Wouldn't it be easier if you got a studio with heat?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In winter, a painter's studio is so cold that his model has to bundle up to keep warm. The painter has to lift her sweater to work on his nude painting.
Keywords
model; nude; painting; sweater

Indexer Notes

Page 101.

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

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
Gee, I just wish I had the words to describe this scene to you fellows back on earth ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An automated space explorer robot sends information from the moon back to Earth.
Keywords
moon; robot; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Page 109.

[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
Please, Chief—let me frisk just ONE?!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The brothel is busted by the police and one of the officers wants to do a little hands-on investigation.
Reprints
Keywords
brothel; cigarettes; madam; police; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 113. Part of the "Brothel" series.

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

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
I never go out with married men, so won't you please come in?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A blond woman in a black robe, open in front, with long white gloves and black high heels, holding a white cat.
Keywords
cat; high heels; robe

Indexer Notes

Page 124.

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

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
I've warned you about standing too close to those empty compartments, Miss Anderson ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In the serving area of an Automat, a buxom woman preparing a dessert gets too close to the compartment doors and finds a hand reaching through toward her bosom.
Keywords
automat; dessert

Indexer Notes

Page 127.

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

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
In our country, Dr. Lopez, we find it unnerving to have someone shout ¡Ole! every time we go in with the scalpel!
Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
A surgeon is unnerved by a new foreign colleague's behavior in surgery.
Keywords
Hispanic; hospital; stereotype; surgeon

Indexer Notes

Page 142.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, today's graduate simply wouldn't understand that kind of school spirit.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man breaks out of prison to attend his college class reunion.
Keywords
bloodhounds; college; gun; prison; reunion; shooting

Indexer Notes

Page 145.

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

cartoon / 0.5 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
Look, kid, from now on just shoot your arrows—then bug out!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An elder god tells Cupid just to shoot his arrows, not to stay and watch what happens.
Keywords
arrows; bow; cupid; gods; mythology

Indexer Notes

Page 147.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I realize you have your own life to live, Mother—but, gosh, you're ALWAYS too busy to see me, and I was so looking forward to having dinner with you on my birthday ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A psychiatrist is ignored by his mother.
Keywords
birthday; psychiatrist; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 151.

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

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
Burton—is there anything you want to tell me?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A boss is concerned when an employee has pictures on his desk of himself with two different families.
Keywords
bigamy; photographs

Indexer Notes

Page 154.

[Beach Photographer] (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A free-lance photographer on the beach takes a picture of a buxom woman in a bikini. She doesn't want to buy a copy of the picture, but a half-dozen men race for a chance to buy it.
Keywords
beach; bikini; photographer

Indexer Notes

Page 156.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you mind if I make the little chap's suit blue? I seem to be out of vermilion.
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
A painter needs to change the color of the suit his model, a young boy, is wearing.
Keywords
painting

Indexer Notes

Page 161. Cartoon is a parody of Thomas Gainsborough's 1779 painting "The Blue Boy."

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

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)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before we go any farther, I feel we all owe Captain Huckermacker here a hearty vote of thanks.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A pilot manages to land a jetliner safely on top of a mountain, with no room for error.
Reprints
Keywords
emergency landing; jetliner; mountain

Indexer Notes

Page 163. Art is grayscale, which is uncommon for full-page cartoons.

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

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
It was nice of you to let me have the afternoon off, Mr. Wigdortz.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A boss gives his secretary the afternoon off, but she spends it with him in bed.
Keywords
bed; secretary

Indexer Notes

Page 165.

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

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
We call ourselves the Fortuna Brothers, but actually one of us is a Fortuna sister.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A rock group takes advantage of their long hair and unisex outfits to obscure the fact that one is a girl.
Keywords
counterculture; long hair; rock music; unisex

Indexer Notes

Page 166.

[Sundial to Shark] (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man checks his watch by a sundial, but when he turns his back the gnomon of the sundial turns out to be the dorsal fin of an attacking shark.
Keywords
shark; sundial; watch

Indexer Notes

Page 171. A three-panel pantomime comic story.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's where struggling gets you!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two white hunters are caught in quicksand in the jungle. One struggles and is up to his nose while the other remains calm and is still out above his waist.
Reprints
Keywords
jungle; quicksand

Indexer Notes

Page 172.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alden Erikson [as Erikson] (signed)
Pencils
Alden Erikson [as Erikson] (signed)
Inks
Alden Erikson [as Erikson] (signed)
Colors
Alden Erikson [as Erikson] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, Professor, but I'm just not mechanically inclined.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A professor wants a streetwalker to service his mechanical man.
Keywords
robot; streetwalker

Indexer Notes

Page 175.

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

cartoon / 0.6 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
Booze! Broads! Water!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man lost in the desert craves three things.
Keywords
desert

Indexer Notes

Page 179.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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
Yes, ma'am, fastest lift in town!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman on an elevator has her panties drop to her ankles when it accelerates quickly.
Keywords
elevator; panties

Indexer Notes

Page 181.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Stanley! I didn't raise our son to be a soldier!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A military father holds a West Point brochure, while his wife hugs their son, who is dressed in a ridiculous outfit and holding a mandolin.
Keywords
anti-war; mandolin; military

Indexer Notes

Page 183. The punchline comes from a 1915 song "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier."

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

cartoon / 0.3 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
Is there a playwright in the house?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a stage play, a man stands in front of the curtain and asks if there is a writer in attendance.
Reprints
Keywords
play; stage; writer

Indexer Notes

Page 185.

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

cartoon / 0.33 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 to my nephew Carter, who has always felt that health is better than wealth, I leave my sun lamp.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At the reading of a wealthy man's will, a nephew is given a health item rather than money.
Keywords
lawyer; sun lamp; will

Indexer Notes

Page 188.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Pencils
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Inks
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Colors
Richard Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the famous Blackstone Diamond—and this is the curse that goes with it!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a high-class night club, a woman in an evening gown and sporting a huge diamond on a necklace introduces a friend to her companion, a wealthy but ugly and overweight older man.
Reprints
Keywords
cigar; curse; diamond; evening gown; necklace; night club; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 191.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Doctor Woodhull wanted in the dispensary ... Doctor Woodhull wanted ..."]
  2. 2. ["Interested in getting a little time off for BAD behavior?"]
  3. 3. ["My goodness, Mr. Bascum, everything around here is certainly horny!"]
  4. 4. ["Wouldn't it be easier if you got a studio with heat?"]
  5. 5. ["Gee, I just wish I had the words to describe this scene to you fellows back on earth ... !"]
  6. 6. ["Please, Chief—let me frisk just ONE?!"]
  7. 7. ["I never go out with married men, so won't you please come in?"]
    Vargas
  8. 8. ["I've warned you about standing too close to those empty compartments, Miss Anderson ... !"]
  9. 9. ["In our country, Dr. Lopez, we find it unnerving to have someone shout ¡Ole! every time we go in with the scalpel!"]
  10. 10. ["Now, today's graduate simply wouldn't understand that kind of school spirit."]
  11. 11. ["Look, kid, from now on just shoot your arrows—then bug out!"]
  12. 12. ["I realize you have your own life to live, Mother—but, gosh, you're ALWAYS too busy to see me, and I was so looking forward to having dinner with you on my birthday ..."]
  13. 13. ["Burton—is there anything you want to tell me?"]
  14. 14. [Beach Photographer]
  15. 15. ["Do you mind if I make the little chap's suit blue? I seem to be out of vermilion."]
  16. 16. ["Before we go any farther, I feel we all owe Captain Huckermacker here a hearty vote of thanks."]
  17. 17. ["It was nice of you to let me have the afternoon off, Mr. Wigdortz."]
  18. 18. ["We call ourselves the Fortuna Brothers, but actually one of us is a Fortuna sister."]
  19. 19. [Sundial to Shark]
  20. 20. ["That's where struggling gets you!"]
  21. 21. ["Sorry, Professor, but I'm just not mechanically inclined."]
  22. 22. ["Booze! Broads! Water!"]
  23. 23. ["Yes, ma'am, fastest lift in town!"]
  24. 24. ["No, Stanley! I didn't raise our son to be a soldier!"]
  25. 25. ["Is there a playwright in the house?"]
  26. 26. ["... and to my nephew Carter, who has always felt that health is better than wealth, I leave my sun lamp."]
  27. 27. ["It's the famous Blackstone Diamond—and this is the curse that goes with it!"]
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