In addition to Doug's full-page color cartoons appearing in Playboy magazine, a number were also selected for reproduction in Playboy Press 4 x 7 paperback collections from the early 1970s. The paperbacks, which were typically 128 pages, featured B&W cartoons.
"The undertow is terrific!" was published on p. 47 of How I Spent My Summer Vacation.
The full-page color cartoon was first published on p. 233 in the September 1968 issue.
The back cover of How I Spent My Summer Vacation featured another of Doug's full-page color Playboy cartoons - published on p. 115 in the June 1965 issue.
It was also reproduced in The Art of Doug Sneyd on p. 66. The 248-page hardcover book was published by Dark Horse Books in July 2011 and nominated in 2012 for an Eisner Award in the Best Humor Publication category.
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(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)