Playboy #v16#2
(February 1969)

Playboy, 1953 Series
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Volume
16
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
230
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
HMH Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Hugh M. Hefner (editor and publisher); A. C. Spectorsky (associate publisher and editorial director)

Issue Notes

Howard Shoemaker cartoon in Cliff's Notes ad on page 38. Profile of Peter Max on page 162.

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
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
... And, Father, that's not all.
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
A colonial boy confesses he chopped down a tree, while a pregnant servant stands beside him.
Keywords
ax; colonial; pregnant

Indexer Notes

Page 79. A take-off on the "George Washington chopping down a cherry tree" legend.

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

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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
When my roommate returns, who shall I say called?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A girl entertains a man in her bed.
Keywords
roommate

Indexer Notes

Page 87.

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

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
I certainly enjoyed the Valentine ball, Mr. Prentiss, and the dance was fun, too.
Genre
humor
Keywords
double-entendre; Valentine's Day

Indexer Notes

Pages 98-99. Double-page painting.

[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
I didn't say I was bringing my childHOOD sweetheart.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An executive brings his young girlfriend to a formal party of older wealthy people.

Indexer Notes

Page 107.

[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
I hope nothing has happened to those two satyrs who always surprise us at our bath.
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Two nymphs are bathing in a pond.
Keywords
nymphs; satyr

Indexer Notes

Page 117. Part of "Satyr" series.

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

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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
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You came highly recommended, but I had no idea...
Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
A man in colonial times admires the "By appointment to his Majesty the King" brand on the buttock of a woman of the evening.

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

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

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
Cranston, it's time we faced facts about Inez. Nobody, but nobody, makes two hundred dollars a night selling cosmetics door to door.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mother has doubts about her daughter's occupation.
Keywords
newspaper; prostitution; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 146.

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

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
See here, Carstairs—it's my turn to give her a shot!
Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
Two doctors tussle over who will give an attractive woman an injection in the buttocks.
Keywords
hospital; hypodermic injection

Indexer Notes

Page 153.

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

cartoon / 0.33 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] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can I stop taking the pill now?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
As they are leaving the church, a newlywed bride asks her husband a question.
Keywords
birth control; newlyweds; wedding

Indexer Notes

Page 156.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't, Al. I just CAN'T!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A proprietor at a carnival game refuses to give a large little-girl doll to a repulsive old man.
Keywords
carnival; doll

Indexer Notes

Page 157.

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

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
It's like they say, Miss Marchbanks. If you can't beat them, join them.
Genre
humor; jungle
Synopsis
A man and a woman are captured by natives. The man joins the natives in their dance around the nude woman, who's tied to a post.
Keywords
dance; jungle; spears

Indexer Notes

Page 159.

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

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Script
Donald Reilly [as D Reilly] (signed)
Pencils
Donald Reilly [as D Reilly] (signed)
Inks
Donald Reilly [as D Reilly] (signed)
Colors
Donald Reilly [as D Reilly] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They want me to salivate, but I'll be damned if I'll give them the satisfaction.
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
A parody of Pavlov's dog experiments.
Keywords
experiment; Pavlov's dog

Indexer Notes

Page 160.

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

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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] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Think of it, gentlemen—not only do we cease polluting our lakes and rivers but we produce eighty million gallons a year of the best darn soft drink you've ever tasted!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Executives are excited over their new machine that turns garbage into a soft drink.
Keywords
garbage; invention; soft drink

Indexer Notes

Page 166.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Herb Green (signed)
Pencils
Herb Green (signed)
Inks
Herb Green (signed)
Colors
Herb Green (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I too, want to 'stoll through life enjoying it to its fullest,' but so far it's been grab, grab, grab!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A buxom woman complains of her treatment.

Indexer Notes

Page 167.

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

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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)
Colors
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure you've never met him—but it's not like you're going out with a total stranger. Don't forget, he HAS been living with us for the past three weeks.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A girl is unsure of accepting a date.
Keywords
commune; counterculture

Indexer Notes

Page 169.

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

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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)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! Pardon me!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mountaineer reaches the top of a high mountain peak, only to disturb a woman who was sunbathing in the nude there.
Keywords
mountain climbing; nude sunbathing

Indexer Notes

Page 170.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As you know, Miss Delmon, in matters of dress, we generally allow a good deal of latitude.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A personnel director speaks to a secretary who comes to work in the nude.
Keywords
nude; secretary

Indexer Notes

Page 172.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They went together, doctor!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has a heart attack when the television he is watching breaks.
Keywords
doctor; heart attack; television; TV repairman

Indexer Notes

Page 173.

[Out of Gas for Suicide] (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)
Colors
Howard Shoemaker [as Shoemaker] (graytones)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man rigs up a hose from the exhaust of his car to its interior to commit suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. But he runs out of gas and has to hitch a ride holding a gas can.
Keywords
automobile; gas; hitch-hiking; suicide

Indexer Notes

Page 175. A four-panel pantomime story. Gas can in final panel has a red color overlay, the only color in the story.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Inks
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Colors
Rowland B. Wilson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And please don't tell me again what you would do if you were in my shoes.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two shoemakers are working at a bench, with a pile of shoes behind them.
Keywords
cobblers; shoemakers; shoes

Indexer Notes

Page 177

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! There's the Greens' Christmas card!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman recognizes a painting in a museum as one reproduced on a Christmas card they received.
Keywords
Birth of Venus; Christmas card; museum; painting

Indexer Notes

Page 178. The painting in the museum is "Birth of Venus" by Botticelli.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't help thinking, Ellen, suppose there isn't a life after death?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a restaurant, a man has doubts about his lifestyle when he sees the man at the table next to him over-indulging in wine, women, and song.
Keywords
restaurant; smoking; wine

Indexer Notes

Page 180.

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

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Script
Bud Handelsman [as Handelsman] (signed)
Pencils
Bud Handelsman [as Handelsman] (signed)
Inks
Bud Handelsman [as Handelsman] (signed)
Colors
Bud Handelsman [as Handelsman] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your dream has come true, Frank. I've come with you to the Casbah.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A husband and wife stroll the Casbah in Algiers.
Keywords
Algiers; Casbah; catch phrase

Indexer Notes

Page 181. "Come with me to the Casbah" is a catch phrase supposedly spoken by Charles Boyer in the 1937 movie "Algiers," but the line doesn't actually appear in the movie.

[Checking Out of the Zoo] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
At the end of the evening, the animals in a zoo punch a time clock and leave.
Keywords
time clock; zoo

Indexer Notes

Page 183. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
Ron Ault (signed)
Pencils
Ron Ault (signed)
Inks
Ron Ault (signed)
Colors
Ron Ault (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The nice thing about working here is that you can immediately lay your hands on whatever you're looking for.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A supervisor escorts a new employee through the secretarial pool, which is staffed by many young attractive women.
Keywords
double-entendre; secretaries; typewriters

Indexer Notes

Page 185.

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

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Script
Joseph Mirachi [as J Mirachi] (signed)
Pencils
Joseph Mirachi [as J Mirachi] (signed)
Inks
Joseph Mirachi [as J Mirachi] (signed)
Colors
Joseph Mirachi [as J Mirachi] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fellow answering that description was here ten minutes ago, but left right after flipping a coin.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A clerk at the marriage license window gives a woman some bad news.
Keywords
marriage license

Indexer Notes

Page 188.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can go two weeks without WATER, but SEX is an entirely different matter!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A male camel talks to a female camel.
Keywords
camels

Indexer Notes

Page 191.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Know what really hurts? When my four-year-old calls me the fuzz.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
One policeman talks to his partner as they are patrolling in their police car.
Keywords
police; police car; slang

Indexer Notes

Page 192. "Fuzz" was a derogatory slang term for a policeman.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you noticed how some of the networks are gradually relaxing some of their traditional taboos?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A husband and wife are watching television, which is showing bare buttocks.
Keywords
nudity; television

Indexer Notes

Page 193.

[Kicking Tires on Airliner] (Table of Contents: 30)

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Script
Francis Smilby [as Smilby] (signed)
Pencils
Francis Smilby [as Smilby] (signed)
Inks
Francis Smilby [as Smilby] (signed)
Colors
Francis Smilby [as Smilby] (graytones)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man in a boarding line for an airliner, steps out of line to kick the tires of the plane.
Keywords
airliner; tires

Indexer Notes

Page 196. A pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
Joseph Farris (signed)
Pencils
Joseph Farris (signed)
Inks
Joseph Farris (signed)
Colors
Joseph Farris (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Knock it off! The reason I'm a successful man has nothing to do with EITHER one of you being behind me!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A businessman gets angry when his secretary and his wife argue over who is responsible for his success.

Indexer Notes

Page 197. Punchline is a take on the proverb "Behind every great man there's a great woman."

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, my name is Tom, and you're my nephew. But that doesn't give you a right to call me Uncle Tom!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A black man is upset when his nephew calls him "Uncle Tom."
Keywords
black; insult; slang

Indexer Notes

Page 199. Punchline is based on the use in black slang of "Uncle Tom" as a derogatory epithet for an exceedingly subservient person. Cartoon is of special interest because artist Buck Brown was African-American.

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

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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
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daphne! Get your ass in here!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sculptor is using his wife as a model for his statue of female buttocks.
Keywords
nude; sculpture

Indexer Notes

Page 205.

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

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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)
Colors
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
First we have to convince the people that good health isn't everything.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The board of directors of a cigarette company seeks ways to offset publicized health risks.
Keywords
cigarettes; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 206.

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

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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] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Château Lafite '08, say, what kind of an antibourgeoisie ARE you?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A revolutionary activist is upset when he notices the wine bottle holding a candle is a that of a prime vintage.
Keywords
revolution; wine

Indexer Notes

Page 207.

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

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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)
Colors
Peter Paul Porges [as Porges] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lieutenant—this is a war room!
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
A general is upset when he finds lower grade man and woman military officers kissing in the huge "war room."
Keywords
kissing; military; war room

Indexer Notes

Page 209.

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

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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
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm glad you asked that question.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is confused when his date sits on the couch—nude.
Keywords
cigarette; date; martinis; nude; pipe; smoking

Indexer Notes

Page 211.

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

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Script
Dana Fradon [as D. Fradon] (signed)
Pencils
Dana Fradon [as D. Fradon] (signed)
Inks
Dana Fradon [as D. Fradon] (signed)
Colors
Dana Fradon [as D. Fradon] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I mean, what with the generation gap, how did you know that was just what I wanted?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young woman gets a pearl necklace from her older sugar daddy.
Keywords
generation gap; necklace

Indexer Notes

Page 213.

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

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Script
George Dole (signed)
Pencils
George Dole (signed)
Inks
George Dole (signed)
Colors
George Dole (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But wouldn't the local zoning laws have prevented him from building a house of straw in the first place?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young boy has questions when his mother reads him "The Three Little Pigs" as a bedtime story.
Keywords
bedtime story; zoning

Indexer Notes

Page 215.

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

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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 never sock it to me anymore.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An elderly couple are sitting on the porch. The wife has a complaint.
Keywords
cane; knitting; porch; rocking chair; slang

Indexer Notes

Page 217.

[Unexpected Serenade Response] (Table of Contents: 41)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
? (graytones)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A Hispanic guitarist serenades a balcony from the street, but is surprised when a gay man throws him a rose.
Keywords
guitar; hispanic; homosexual; rose

Indexer Notes

Page 219. Artist signature is illegible.

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

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Script
William Shaffer [as W. Shaffer] (signed)
Pencils
William Shaffer [as W. Shaffer] (signed)
Inks
William Shaffer [as W. Shaffer] (signed)
Colors
William Shaffer [as W. Shaffer] (graytones)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now a word from her alternate sponsor.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man with a gun bursts into a showgirl's dressing room, where she is sitting nude on the lap of another man.
Keywords
catch phrase; dressing room; gun

Indexer Notes

Page 220. The punchline was a common tagline on television programs.

[Electric Eardrum] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Annie Fanny; Ruthie; Solly Brass
Synopsis
Spoof of discothèques. Solly and Annie take a tour of various discothèques that assault the senses in different ways.
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discothèques

Indexer Notes

Pages 222-225. Credits are listed as "by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder with Jack Davis and Larry Siegel." Title and specific credits from reprint.

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["... And, Father, that's not all."]
  2. 2. ["When my roommate returns, who shall I say called?"]
  3. 3. ["I certainly enjoyed the Valentine ball, Mr. Prentiss, and the dance was fun, too."]
    Vargas
  4. 4. ["I didn't say I was bringing my childHOOD sweetheart."]
  5. 5. ["I hope nothing has happened to those two satyrs who always surprise us at our bath."]
  6. 6. ["You came highly recommended, but I had no idea..."]
  7. 7. ["Cranston, it's time we faced facts about Inez. Nobody, but nobody, makes two hundred dollars a night selling cosmetics door to door."]
  8. 8. ["See here, Carstairs—it's my turn to give her a shot!"]
  9. 9. ["Can I stop taking the pill now?"]
  10. 10. ["I can't, Al. I just CAN'T!"]
  11. 11. ["It's like they say, Miss Marchbanks. If you can't beat them, join them."]
  12. 12. ["They want me to salivate, but I'll be damned if I'll give them the satisfaction."]
  13. 13. ["Think of it, gentlemen—not only do we cease polluting our lakes and rivers but we produce eighty million gallons a year of the best darn soft drink you've ever tasted!"]
  14. 14. ["Gee, I too, want to 'stoll through life enjoying it to its fullest,' but so far it's been grab, grab, grab!"]
  15. 15. ["Sure you've never met him—but it's not like you're going out with a total stranger. Don't forget, he HAS been living with us for the past three weeks."]
  16. 16. ["Oh! Pardon me!"]
  17. 17. ["As you know, Miss Delmon, in matters of dress, we generally allow a good deal of latitude."]
  18. 18. ["They went together, doctor!"]
  19. 19. [Out of Gas for Suicide]
  20. 20. ["And please don't tell me again what you would do if you were in my shoes."]
  21. 21. ["Look! There's the Greens' Christmas card!"]
  22. 22. ["I can't help thinking, Ellen, suppose there isn't a life after death?"]
  23. 23. ["Your dream has come true, Frank. I've come with you to the Casbah."]
  24. 24. [Checking Out of the Zoo]
  25. 25. ["The nice thing about working here is that you can immediately lay your hands on whatever you're looking for."]
  26. 26. ["A fellow answering that description was here ten minutes ago, but left right after flipping a coin."]
  27. 27. ["I can go two weeks without WATER, but SEX is an entirely different matter!"]
  28. 28. ["Know what really hurts? When my four-year-old calls me the fuzz."]
  29. 29. ["Have you noticed how some of the networks are gradually relaxing some of their traditional taboos?"]
  30. 30. [Kicking Tires on Airliner]
  31. 31. ["Knock it off! The reason I'm a successful man has nothing to do with EITHER one of you being behind me!"]
  32. 32. ["Sure, my name is Tom, and you're my nephew. But that doesn't give you a right to call me Uncle Tom!"]
  33. 33. ["Daphne! Get your ass in here!"]
  34. 34. ["First we have to convince the people that good health isn't everything."]
  35. 35. ["Château Lafite '08, say, what kind of an antibourgeoisie ARE you?"]
  36. 36. ["Lieutenant—this is a war room!"]
  37. 37. ["I'm glad you asked that question."]
  38. 38. ["I mean, what with the generation gap, how did you know that was just what I wanted?"]
  39. 39. ["But wouldn't the local zoning laws have prevented him from building a house of straw in the first place?"]
  40. 40. ["You never sock it to me anymore."]
  41. 41. [Unexpected Serenade Response]
  42. 42. ["And now a word from her alternate sponsor."]
  43. 43. [Electric Eardrum]
    Little Annie Fanny
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