Playboy Magazine April 1976 vol.23, no.4
April 1976, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 440g
Kristine DeBell photographed by Suze Randall
credit this month's cover to the women. marilyn grabowski, our west coast photo editor, conceived the idea; lens lady suze (who shot august 1975 playmate lillian müller for us) did the photography; and actress kristine de bell is the model
Written In The Stars
our miss april says she's a perfect gemini. we'll take her word for the gemini part; perfect we can see for ourself
Denise Michele photographed by Ken Marcus
Playmate Image
Denise Michele
Jerry Brown interviewed by Robert Scheer and G. Barry Golson with photography by Jeff Cohen
a candid conversation with the liberal / conservative / jesuit / zen governor of california and the least boring politician in america
Incomparably Ursula photographed by Angelo Frontoni
here's andress undressed. need we say more?
Up The Tubes
a visual tribute to the lunatic new rock group you've got to see to believe, with stripper Re Styles and group leader Fee Waybill
The Face Is Familiar photographed by Richard Fegley
last december's playmate Nancie Li Brandi wigs out over hair styles
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Selected Shorts
Transcendental Premeditation by Laurence Gonzales
Reform Is A Four-Letter Word by Donn Pearce
Vargas Girl
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
The Politics Of Jerry Brown (opinion) by Robert Scheer
Tired Of Being Pushed Around Every April 15? - Punch Out The IRS! (article) by Jim Davidson with illustrations by Ron Villani
The West End Horror (part 1 of 2) (fiction) by Nicholas Meyer, illustrated by Bruce Wolfe
The Short Season; Chicago White Sox spring training (article) by Jim Brosnan, illustrated by Greg Wray
The Direct Approach (modern living) illustrated by Joe Gray with photography by Ken Frantz
Spring & Summer Fashion Forecast (attire) by David Platt with photography by Richard Fegley
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Playboy's History Of Assassination, Part IV (article) by James McKinley,  illustrated by Martin Hoffman
The End Of Camelot (part 1 of 2)
with stills from the Zapruder film and of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald
My First Time (parody) by John Blumenthal with photography by Bill Frantz
Vargas Girl (pictorial) by Alberto Vargas
Love And A Lion (ribald classic) Retold by David Bellamy with an excellent illustration by Brad Holland.
Playboy Music '76 (survey)
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Denise Michele appears on the cover of the September 1977 issue and in pictorials December 1977 and June 1978.
Nancie Li Brandi
is the December 1975 Playmate.
Ursula Andress does pictorials in the July 1983, January 1994 issues - amongst others.
Jerry Brown was at this time the Governor of California (1975 - 1983). He was unsuccessfull in his 1976 bid for the Democratic nomination for President. He tried again, in vain, in 1980, and 1992
Kristine DeBell appears in a pictorial in the August 1976 and starred in the 1976 X version of "Alice In Wonderland".
Photographer Suze Randall appears in her own pictorial "Picturing Herself" in the May 1976 issue.
218 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.