Playboy #v13#3
(March 1966)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
13
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
180
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

Ten letters of comment in "Dear Playboy" regarding the interview with Al Capp in the December 1965 issue, including ones from Stan Drake, Jules Feiffer, and 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
Dink Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Dink Siegel (signed)
Inks
Dink Siegel (signed)
Colors
Dink Siegel (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are going on a trip ... It has some of the aspects of a honeymoon ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two young women are getting their fortunes told.
Reprints
Keywords
crystal ball; fortune-teller

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm afraid the curse is beginning to work, Professor. I'm pregnant.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two archeologists are excavating an Egyptian site. Apparently there is a legend of a curse on those who disturb the site.
Keywords
archeologists; curse; Egypt

Indexer Notes

Page 75.

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

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
Just one more letter, Miss Maston—and then we'll get down to business ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A secretary is taking dictation from her boss, while both are in bed.
Keywords
bed; dictation; secretary

Indexer Notes

Page 80.

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

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
Oh, nothing much. We're just having an after ours drink ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man talks on the phone after a romantic encounter.
Keywords
cigarettes; cocktails; smoking; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 93. Punchline is wordplay on "after hours" as "after ours."

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

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
These are our loving cups.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At the brothel, the madam shows off a cabinet full of awards.
Keywords
brothel; cat; madam

Indexer Notes

Page 100. Part of the "Brothel" series.

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

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
Well, it takes all kinds
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Nine cartoons featuring the medical symbols for man and woman.

Indexer Notes

Page 101.

[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
My agent says I can become a star if I let the right people handle me.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A brunette lies on white sheets and a patterned red pillow.
Keywords
agent; casting couch

Indexer Notes

Page 116.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, that's a relief. I was afraid he was spending his allowance on goofballs.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Parents follow their son and find he's patronizing a brothel. They're relieved because they thought he was buying drugs.
Keywords
brothel; drugs; goofballs

Indexer Notes

Page 119. "Goofball" is a slang term for barbiturates.

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

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
Share and share alike, eh, Comrade?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In Russia, a man finds his wife in bed and a man in the closet.
Keywords
adultery; closet; Russia

Indexer Notes

Page 125.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
First of all, we'd like to announce our engagement ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two astronauts exit their Gemini space capsule on the rescue ship and make an announcement.
Reprints
Keywords
astronauts; Gemini; homosexual; press; ship

Indexer Notes

Page 127.

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

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
I hope you don't mind, but I'm trying to get my boy interested in medicine.
Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
A doctor has his son sitting in the examining room while he examines a young woman in her underwear.
Reprints
Keywords
doctor

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

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

cartoon / 0.5 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
How about having a J around here for a change?
Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Napoleon; Josephine
Synopsis
In Napoleon's lodging, there are "N"s everywhere. Josephine wants some equal time.
Keywords
France

Indexer Notes

Page 131.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Madden (signed)
Pencils
Don Madden (signed)
Inks
Don Madden (signed)
Colors
Don Madden (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Albert, we've set the date, hired the hall, mailed the invitations, bought the cake and flowers, and everything ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is on his knees in front of a woman. However, instead of proposing, he wants to call off the wedding.
Reprints
Keywords
proposal; wedding

Indexer Notes

Page 134.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I dunno—there's something about this sudden cold snap that depresses the hell out of me.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two dinosaurs are disturbed by the change in the weather.
Keywords
dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

Page 136. Artist signature is unclear.

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

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 seems like only yesterday we were buying her her first training bra ... !
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A husband and wife look at a poster of their daughter, starring in "Shirley and her Topless Revue."
Keywords
poster; topless

Indexer Notes

Page 141.

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

cartoon / 0.2 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
How do you expect to have hallucinations if you don't eat your mushrooms?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Counterculture parents tell their son to eat his mushrooms, so he can have hallucinations along with them.
Keywords
counterculture; drugs; hallucinations; mushrooms

Indexer Notes

Page 142.

[Mother's Diner] (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Ronald Lindquist [as Lindquist] (signed)
Pencils
Ronald Lindquist [as Lindquist] (signed)
Inks
Ronald Lindquist [as Lindquist] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man eats in a restaurant called "Mother's Diner." On the wall is a sign that says "Eat Slowly and Chew Your Food Well."
Reprints
Keywords
restaurant

Indexer Notes

Page 144.

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

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
Here's Roger making a fool of himself in Pago Pago ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is showing a home slideshow of him having a beach encounter with a native girl in the south Pacific.
Keywords
slideshow

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I hear you say 'We missed the boat' once more—!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A satyr and a centaur watch from the shore as Noah's Ark sails away.
Keywords
Bible; centaur; Noah's Ark; satyr

Indexer Notes

Page 153.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cuckold ... Cuckold ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man reading his newspaper is mocked by his cuckoo clock.
Keywords
adultery; cigar; cuckoo clock; newspaper; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 154.

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

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
You were expecting someone, Lois?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A panicked woman finds the stork and a baby at the door and hopes it's for her roommate.
Keywords
pregnancy; stork

Indexer Notes

Page 155.

[Help with Tying a Woman to a Railroad Track] (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.4 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 villain ties a woman across railroad tracks. The train's engineer is helping him with the knots.
Keywords
railroad tracks; rope

Indexer Notes

Page 157. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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
That blasted maid's got everything upside-down again!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man steps into his apartment only to find the furniture attached to the ceiling.
Reprints
Keywords
maid

Indexer Notes

Page 159.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I heard you were clever at cornering, I though they meant sports-car-wise.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a party, a man maneuvers a woman into a corner of the room.
Keywords
cocktails; party

Indexer Notes

Page 160.

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

cartoon / 0.3 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
... And to my faithful valet, Sidney, who I promised to remember in my will—Hi there, Sidney!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a reading of a man's will, a valet receives mention, but no money.
Reprints
Keywords
lawyer; valet; will

Indexer Notes

Page 165.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've got to give the cruise director an A for effort, anyway.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
On a cruise, the event director tries to draw some attention by making a passenger walk the plank.
Keywords
cruise ship; walking the plank

Indexer Notes

Page 156.

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

comic story / 1 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
Dry enough for you, sir?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man drinks a very dry martini and shrivels up into a little ball.
Reprints
Keywords
bar; bartender; martini

Indexer Notes

Page 169. A six-panel comic story. The first five panels are pantomime.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing to be alarmed about, officer—we're from 'Consumer Reports.'
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A police officer looks disapprovingly at a couple who are trying out a "Bridal Special" bed in a department store.
Keywords
bed; department store; police

Indexer Notes

Page 170. The cartoon is not signed.

[On the Brooklyn B.M.T.] (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Annie Fanny / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman (credited)
Pencils
Will Elder (painting)
Inks
Will Elder (painting)
Colors
Will Elder (painting); Russ Heath (assistant); Al Jaffee (assistant)
Letters
Will Elder?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Annie Fanny; Ralphie Towzer
Synopsis
Spoof of New York subway crime.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; helicopter; juvenile delinquents; microfilm; spies; subway

Indexer Notes

Pages 173-175. Credits read "by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder with Russ Heath and Al Jaffee." Title from Kurtzman's record. Story was written in December 1964. Inspired by the Kitty Genovese murder in Queens, N.Y. and people not becoming involved.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["You are going on a trip ... It has some of the aspects of a honeymoon ..."]
  2. 2. ["I'm afraid the curse is beginning to work, Professor. I'm pregnant."]
  3. 3. ["Just one more letter, Miss Maston—and then we'll get down to business ... !"]
  4. 4. ["Oh, nothing much. We're just having an after ours drink ..."]
  5. 5. ["These are our loving cups."]
  6. 6. ["Well, it takes all kinds"]
    Symbolic Sex
  7. 7. ["My agent says I can become a star if I let the right people handle me."]
    Vargas
  8. 8. ["Well, that's a relief. I was afraid he was spending his allowance on goofballs."]
  9. 9. ["Share and share alike, eh, Comrade?"]
  10. 10. ["First of all, we'd like to announce our engagement ..."]
  11. 11. ["I hope you don't mind, but I'm trying to get my boy interested in medicine."]
  12. 12. ["How about having a J around here for a change?"]
  13. 13. ["But, Albert, we've set the date, hired the hall, mailed the invitations, bought the cake and flowers, and everything ... !"]
  14. 14. ["I dunno—there's something about this sudden cold snap that depresses the hell out of me."]
  15. 15. ["It seems like only yesterday we were buying her her first training bra ... !"]
  16. 16. ["How do you expect to have hallucinations if you don't eat your mushrooms?"]
  17. 17. [Mother's Diner]
  18. 18. ["Here's Roger making a fool of himself in Pago Pago ..."]
  19. 19. ["If I hear you say 'We missed the boat' once more—!"]
  20. 20. ["Cuckold ... Cuckold ..."]
  21. 21. ["You were expecting someone, Lois?"]
  22. 22. [Help with Tying a Woman to a Railroad Track]
  23. 23. ["That blasted maid's got everything upside-down again!"]
  24. 24. ["When I heard you were clever at cornering, I though they meant sports-car-wise."]
  25. 25. ["... And to my faithful valet, Sidney, who I promised to remember in my will—Hi there, Sidney!"]
  26. 26. ["You've got to give the cruise director an A for effort, anyway."]
  27. 27. ["Dry enough for you, sir?"]
  28. 28. ["Nothing to be alarmed about, officer—we're from 'Consumer Reports.'"]
  29. 29. [On the Brooklyn B.M.T.]
    Little Annie Fanny
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