Playboy #v16#1
(January 1969)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
16
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
296
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

Fifteenth Holiday Anniversary Issue.

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.

Great Track Record! (Table of Contents: 1)

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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
A track hurdler is distracted by reading Cliff's Notes version of Pygmalion.
Keywords
hurdles; track

Indexer Notes

Page 49. Cartoon for ad for Cliff's Notes.

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

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Script
Ron Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Pencils
Ron Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Inks
Ron Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Colors
Ron Taylor [as R. Taylor] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you have any games that can be played in bed by two or more consenting adults?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman makes an unusual request at a board games department.
Keywords
bed; games

Indexer Notes

Page 87.

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

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Script
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Pencils
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Inks
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Colors
Eldon Dedini [as Dedini] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, man, there's a hair in my eggnog!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a crowded room of long-haired men and women, a man complains about finding a hair in his drink.
Keywords
counterculture; long-hair; party

Indexer Notes

Page 103.

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

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Script
John Dempsey (signed)
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John Dempsey (signed)
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John Dempsey (signed)
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John Dempsey (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, hi, dear. Pam and I were just lying here wondering what the new year will bring.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wife is not amused when she finds her husband making out with another woman in bed and draws a handgun from her purse.
Keywords
adultery; handgun; New Year's eve; party; purse

Indexer Notes

Page 127.

[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
You name it, I've got it!
Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa tries to pick up two women at a bar.
Keywords
bar; Christmas

Indexer Notes

Page 137.

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

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Script
Buck Brown (signed)
Pencils
Buck Brown (signed)
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Buck Brown (signed)
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Buck Brown (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, talk about being naughty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
When Santa comes down the chimney, he finds the aftermath of a swinging nude party.
Keywords
chimney; Christmas; nude; orgy; party

Indexer Notes

Page 149.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Er, Frank, you remember Mr. Simpson, the public defender.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A rough-looking man catches his wife in bed with the public defender.
Keywords
adultery; public defender

Indexer Notes

Page 169.

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

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Script
Dink Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Dink Siegel (signed)
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Dink Siegel (signed)
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Dink Siegel (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's wait until midnight, so we can start the new year off right.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man carries a nearly-nude woman to bed, with ten minutes to go before midnight on New Year's Eve.
Keywords
New Year's Eve

Indexer Notes

Page 203.

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

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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
We're just helping out during the holiday vacation to pick up a little extra Christmas money.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
College girls are working at the brothel during the holidays .
Keywords
brothel; Christmas tree; cigar; college; madam; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 209. Part of the "Brothel" series.

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

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Script
Chon Day (signed)
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Chon Day (signed)
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Chon Day (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have to go back ... I lost my shoe.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An older man has to retrieve his shoe, which came off by a woman sitting on a park bench.
Keywords
bench; newspaper; park; shoe

Indexer Notes

Page 212.

[Different Imaginations] (Table of Contents: 11)

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Script
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Pencils
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Inks
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two students are sitting at a library table. The girl is imagining the boy thinking of her clothed. The boy is imagining the girl in the nude.
Keywords
college; imagination; library

Indexer Notes

Page 213.

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

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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
Just WHOSE side are you on, Brother Francis?
Genre
humor; historical; religious
Synopsis
A medieval monk is on a ladder painting a mural inside a cathedral, but it consists of devils pursing nude women.
Reprints
Keywords
cathedral; devils; ladder; mural; nudes

Indexer Notes

Page 216.

[Executioner Bowling] (Table of Contents: 13)

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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
A executioner with an axe is bowling. (What he is using to bowl with is not shown.)
Keywords
axe; bowling; executioner

Indexer Notes

Page 219. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Gahan Wilson (signed)
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Gahan Wilson (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I designed it with you particularly in mind, Mrs. Dillman!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A hat-designer gives a woman a hat with a jackass's head on it.
Reprints
Keywords
hat; jackass

Indexer Notes

Page 220.

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

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Script
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
Pencils
Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
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Syd Hoff [as Hoff] (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I object, your Honor! Counsel is leading the witness!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A lawyer is waltzing with a female witness in the courtroom.
Keywords
courtroom; dancing; judge; lawyer

Indexer Notes

Page 221.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're really up tight this year. I got mugged in New York, demonstrated against in Chicago, shot at in Texas and arrested for vagrancy in Seattle.
Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa has a rough trip around the United States in turbulent times.
Keywords
Christmas; demonstrations; slang

Indexer Notes

Page 223.

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

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Script
Charles E. Martin [as C.E.M] (signed)
Pencils
Charles E. Martin [as C.E.M] (signed)
Inks
Charles E. Martin [as C.E.M] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're against phys ed being mandatory in the junior year.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two bystanders observe a huge college demonstration being suppressed by riot police.
Keywords
college; demonstration; police; riot

Indexer Notes

Page 226.

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

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Script
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Inks
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And one hypothetical question—How would you feel about the war if you were a munitions manufacturer?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A pollster asks a man a loaded question.
Keywords
polls; question; Vietnam War

Indexer Notes

Page 227.

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

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Script
Bill Hoest [as Hoest] (signed)
Pencils
Bill Hoest [as Hoest] (signed)
Inks
Bill Hoest [as Hoest] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Actually ... I didn't really shoot him ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has a bearskin rug, complete with tire tracks where he ran over it.
Keywords
bearskin rug; tires

Indexer Notes

Page 228.

[Rear View] (Table of Contents: 20)

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Script
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Pencils
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Inks
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman holds a mirror so a woman in tight ski pants can see how she looks from behind.
Keywords
mirror; snow skis; stretch pants

Indexer Notes

Page 229. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
B Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B Kliban (signed)
Inks
B Kliban (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry to bother you, chief, but we had a little disturbance in the dolly works!
Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Two elves report to Santa with another elf who was caught molesting a doll.
Keywords
Christmas; dolls; elves

Indexer Notes

Page 231.

[Checking Under the Covers] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An elderly woman holds a "Marriage Sex Manual" in one hand and raises the blanket with the other to check on her sleeping husband.
Keywords
elderly; marriage; sex education

Indexer Notes

Page 233. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Home wrecker!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Ten cartoons using the medical symbols for male and female.
Keywords
camera; Christmas; python; symbols; virgin

Indexer Notes

Page 235. One spot of red color, otherwise black and white.

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

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Script
Buck Brown (signed)
Pencils
Buck Brown (signed)
Inks
Buck Brown (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Taylor Street? Gee, I dunno ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An "all-seeing" fortune teller isn't good with directions.
Keywords
fortune teller

Indexer Notes

Page 238.

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

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Script
? [as O'Brien] (signed)
Pencils
? [as O'Brien] (signed)
Inks
? [as O'Brien] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I said, 'Question period over'!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a museum, a school teacher cuts off questions when a youngster wants to ask one about a nude female sculpture.
Keywords
museum; nude; sculpture; teacher

Indexer Notes

Page 239.

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

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Script
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's an honest one: It says, 'Wanted: colored college graduate to sit at conspicuous desk in front office of large, hypocritical corporation. $250 per month.'
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An African-American couple are sitting at the breakfast table, reading the help-wanted ads.
Keywords
African-American; black; newspaper; racist; want ads

Indexer Notes

Page 240.

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

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Script
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Inks
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Colors
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, God! It's really been one of those days!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A manager of a department store is upset when the down escalator starts pulling people into the machinery.
Reprints
Keywords
escalator

Indexer Notes

Page 243.

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

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Script
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Pencils
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Inks
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a young lady in it!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a burning building, men in party hats drop a cake with a woman inside down into a net held by firemen.
Keywords
cake; fire; firemen; net; party

Indexer Notes

Page 245.

[Firearms Bumper Sticker] (Table of Contents: 29)

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Script
Lee Lorenz [as Lorenz] (signed)
Pencils
Lee Lorenz [as Lorenz] (signed)
Inks
Lee Lorenz [as Lorenz] (signed)
Letters
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man in a car with a "Register Communists Not Firearms" bumper sticker is firing a hand gun out the window at a pursuing police car.
Reprints
Keywords
bumper sticker; handgun; police; shooting

Indexer Notes

Page 249. A pantomime cartoon.

[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)
Colors
Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I suppose we're going to have to put up with that dirty snicker for the whole damn year!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a New Year's Eve party, a woman comments on the "Welcome '69" sign.
Keywords
double-entendre; New Year's Eve; party

Indexer Notes

Page 251.

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

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Script
Mischa Richter [as Richter] (signed)
Pencils
Mischa Richter [as Richter] (signed)
Inks
Mischa Richter [as Richter] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was thinking ... uh ... Dow Chemical.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A buyer furtively suggests a stock to his broker.
Keywords
stocks; Vietnam

Indexer Notes

Page 252. Dow Chemical was not "socially correct," due to its supplying of chemicals to the US military in Vietnam.

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

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Script
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Inks
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I know they're littler than we are, but that means they can HIDE better.
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
Two American soldiers in the jungle discuss their Vietnamese enemy.
Keywords
Army; jungle; soldiers; Vietnam

Indexer Notes

Page 253.

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

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Script
B Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B Kliban (signed)
Inks
B Kliban (signed)
Colors
B Kliban (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho, ho, ho ... you're all busted!
Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa comes down the chimney at a pot-smokers' party and arrests them.
Keywords
chimney; Christmas; drugs; marijuana; narc

Indexer Notes

Page 255.

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

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Script
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Inks
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Colors
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't take any prisoners—I have just enough for us.
Genre
humor; war
Synopsis
A cook in the trenches in World War I tells the soldiers not to take any prisoners because he doesn't have any extra food.
Keywords
cook; prisoners of war; trenches; World War I

Indexer Notes

Page 259.

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

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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
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Freud? Jung? Bah! I'm a De Sade man.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A psychiatrist ties up his female patient on the couch and implies he's going to use a whip on her.
Keywords
bondage; couch; psychiatrist; sadist; whip

Indexer Notes

Page 261.

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

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Script
Michael Ffolkes [as ffolkes] (signed)
Pencils
Michael Ffolkes [as ffolkes] (signed)
Inks
Michael Ffolkes [as ffolkes] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are certain rumors going around about you, Knut.
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
Two ancient sailing warships have fierce figureheads on their prows, while another one has the head of a swan.
Keywords
figureheads; homosexual; sails; warships

Indexer Notes

Page 262.

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

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Script
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Pencils
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Inks
Alden Erikson [as A. Erikson] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Herbert, this is Mr. Bagwell, my attorney. We want our alimony.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The ex-wife of a department store Santa Claus brings her lawyer with her when she sits on Santa's lap.
Keywords
alimony; Christmas; department store; divorce; lawyer

Indexer Notes

Page 263.

[For Your Dog] (Table of Contents: 38)

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Script
Ton Smits (signed)
Pencils
Ton Smits (signed)
Inks
Ton Smits (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man opens a cannister labeled "For Your Dog." Inside is a companion dog for the man's pet.
Keywords
dog; gift

Indexer Notes

Page 265. A three-panel pantomime story.

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

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Script
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Pencils
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Inks
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This isn't Shakespeare—but I like it!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A husband comments to his wife about the nude version of the balcony scene of Romeo and Juliet they are watching on stage.
Keywords
nude; Romeo and Juliet; Shakespeare; stage

Indexer Notes

Page 266.

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

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Script
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
For all I know, you're not from the gas company at all, but a cruel sex maniac intent on taking advantage of the defenseless housewife who's alone in the house and will be for several hours.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A semi-nude housewife makes a come-on to the gas meter reader.
Keywords
gas company; housewife

Indexer Notes

Page 269.

[Santa and Guru] (Table of Contents: 41)

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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)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
At a department store there are two lines for children: one for Santa and another for a Guru.
Keywords
Christmas; department store; guru; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Page 271.

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

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Script
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Inks
Robert Censoni [as Censoni] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There goes a VERY sincere individual!!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two businessmen watch a nude woman walking down the street carrying a "Make Love Not War!!" protest sign.
Keywords
counterculture; demonstration; nude; protest sign

Indexer Notes

Page 273.

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

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Script
Brian Savage (signed)
Pencils
Brian Savage (signed)
Inks
Brian Savage (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
For a brief moment, I thought we were witnessing the bright new dawn of a literary renaissance.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Librarians watch people scurrying into the library to escape a sudden downpour.
Keywords
library; rain

Indexer Notes

Page 274.

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

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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
Hi! Mind if I join you? I'm the fighting priest who isn't afraid to talk to the young. Maybe you read about me in LOOK.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A self-important priest joins a group at a table in a coffee shop, bragging about being mentioned in a national magazine.
Keywords
Catholic; coffee shop; expresso; priest

Indexer Notes

Page 276. In the Doonesbury newspaper comic strip for 1972-01-10, Rev. Scot Sloan is "Described by Look magazine as 'the fighting young priest who can talk to the young'." (Wikipedia)

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

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Claude Smith [as Claude] (signed)
Pencils
Claude Smith [as Claude] (signed)
Inks
Claude Smith [as Claude] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor kids! I understand EVERYTHING in their new apartment was faulty and called back.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young couple sits with their suitcases in an empty apartment.
Keywords
apartment; recall

Indexer Notes

Page 277.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Caldwell, here, may well have the answer to 'After Pop Art, What?'!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An artist is painting a large canvas which is focused on a rear view of a nude woman, with emphasis on her buttocks.
Keywords
art; nude; painting

Indexer Notes

Page 279.

[Headless Men in Hall of Fame] (Table of Contents: 47)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lammertink [as Yrrah] (signed)
Pencils
Harry Lammertink [as Yrrah] (signed)
Inks
Harry Lammertink [as Yrrah] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Headless generic businessmen walk between rows of busts of honored predecessors.
Keywords
hall of fame; honors

Indexer Notes

Page 281. A pantomime cartoon.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Mort Gerberg (signed)
Pencils
Mort Gerberg (signed)
Inks
Mort Gerberg (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You call that DIRTY?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is showing pornographic movies to a teen girl. The girl has seen worse.
Keywords
movie projector; pornography; under-age

Indexer Notes

Page 282.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Brian Savage (signed)
Pencils
Brian Savage (signed)
Inks
Brian Savage (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've never read anything quite so moving, and I urge you to accept this offer to merge with Amalgamated Industries.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The head of a publishing company is impressed by the tender offer from a conglomerate.
Reprints
Keywords
publishing

Indexer Notes

Page 283.

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

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
He was tall, dark, and inexperienced.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man sexually assaults a woman, but is so clumsy he leaves the room in a shambles.
Keywords
detectives; rape

Indexer Notes

Page 285. The punchline is a play on the phrase "tall, dark, and handsome."

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Bill Murphy ?
Pencils
Bill Murphy ?
Inks
Bill Murphy ?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well ... it all started when I was just a kid ... a bunch of us were playing and one of them said, 'Hey—let's play doctor' ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A nurse snuggles with a patient and tells stories from her youth.
Keywords
hospital; nurse

Indexer Notes

Page 286. First name of cartoonist's signature is not clear.

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

cartoon / 0.3 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
In the area of personality, I feel that you as the father can play a particularly key role, with man-to-man talks and an occasional shot to the head.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Advice from a counselor to concerned parents includes a little corporal punishment.
Keywords
advice; counselor

Indexer Notes

Page 287.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Joseph Farris [as Farris] (signed)
Pencils
Joseph Farris [as Farris] (signed)
Inks
Joseph Farris [as Farris] (signed)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Edgar, I sense we're drifting apart ...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A husband and wife are sitting on a couch. The wife is reading "Time" and the husband is reading "Newsweek."
Keywords
magazines; marriage

Indexer Notes

Page 288.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

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
You certainly look different without your dictation pad, Miss Bloom.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
At an office party, a secretary seduces her boss.
Keywords
Christmas; nude; office party; seduction

Indexer Notes

Page 291.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Great Track Record!
  2. 2. ["Do you have any games that can be played in bed by two or more consenting adults?"]
  3. 3. ["Hey, man, there's a hair in my eggnog!"]
  4. 4. ["Oh, hi, dear. Pam and I were just lying here wondering what the new year will bring."]
  5. 5. ["You name it, I've got it!"]
  6. 6. ["Boy, talk about being naughty!"]
  7. 7. ["Er, Frank, you remember Mr. Simpson, the public defender."]
  8. 8. ["Let's wait until midnight, so we can start the new year off right."]
  9. 9. ["We're just helping out during the holiday vacation to pick up a little extra Christmas money."]
  10. 10. ["I have to go back ... I lost my shoe."]
  11. 11. [Different Imaginations]
  12. 12. ["Just WHOSE side are you on, Brother Francis?"]
  13. 13. [Executioner Bowling]
  14. 14. ["I designed it with you particularly in mind, Mrs. Dillman!"]
  15. 15. ["I object, your Honor! Counsel is leading the witness!"]
  16. 16. ["They're really up tight this year. I got mugged in New York, demonstrated against in Chicago, shot at in Texas and arrested for vagrancy in Seattle."]
  17. 17. ["They're against phys ed being mandatory in the junior year."]
  18. 18. ["And one hypothetical question—How would you feel about the war if you were a munitions manufacturer?"]
  19. 19. ["Actually ... I didn't really shoot him ..."]
  20. 20. [Rear View]
  21. 21. ["Sorry to bother you, chief, but we had a little disturbance in the dolly works!"]
  22. 22. [Checking Under the Covers]
  23. 23. ["Home wrecker!"]
    Symbolic Sex
  24. 24. ["Taylor Street? Gee, I dunno ..."]
  25. 25. ["I said, 'Question period over'!"]
  26. 26. ["Here's an honest one: It says, 'Wanted: colored college graduate to sit at conspicuous desk in front office of large, hypocritical corporation. $250 per month.'"]
  27. 27. ["Oh, God! It's really been one of those days!"]
  28. 28. ["There's a young lady in it!"]
  29. 29. [Firearms Bumper Sticker]
  30. 30. ["I suppose we're going to have to put up with that dirty snicker for the whole damn year!"]
  31. 31. ["I was thinking ... uh ... Dow Chemical."]
  32. 32. ["I know they're littler than we are, but that means they can HIDE better."]
  33. 33. ["Ho, ho, ho ... you're all busted!"]
  34. 34. ["Don't take any prisoners—I have just enough for us."]
  35. 35. ["Freud? Jung? Bah! I'm a De Sade man."]
  36. 36. ["There are certain rumors going around about you, Knut."]
  37. 37. ["Herbert, this is Mr. Bagwell, my attorney. We want our alimony."]
  38. 38. [For Your Dog]
  39. 39. ["This isn't Shakespeare—but I like it!"]
  40. 40. ["For all I know, you're not from the gas company at all, but a cruel sex maniac intent on taking advantage of the defenseless housewife who's alone in the house and will be for several hours."]
  41. 41. [Santa and Guru]
  42. 42. ["There goes a VERY sincere individual!!"]
  43. 43. ["For a brief moment, I thought we were witnessing the bright new dawn of a literary renaissance."]
  44. 44. ["Hi! Mind if I join you? I'm the fighting priest who isn't afraid to talk to the young. Maybe you read about me in LOOK."]
  45. 45. ["Poor kids! I understand EVERYTHING in their new apartment was faulty and called back."]
  46. 46. ["Caldwell, here, may well have the answer to 'After Pop Art, What?'!"]
  47. 47. [Headless Men in Hall of Fame]
  48. 48. ["You call that DIRTY?"]
  49. 49. ["I've never read anything quite so moving, and I urge you to accept this offer to merge with Amalgamated Industries."]
  50. 50. ["He was tall, dark, and inexperienced."]
  51. 51. ["Well ... it all started when I was just a kid ... a bunch of us were playing and one of them said, 'Hey—let's play doctor' ..."]
  52. 52. ["In the area of personality, I feel that you as the father can play a particularly key role, with man-to-man talks and an occasional shot to the head."]
  53. 53. ["Edgar, I sense we're drifting apart ..."]
  54. 54. ["You certainly look different without your dictation pad, Miss Bloom."]
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