Betty #36 [Newsstand]
(April 1996)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.65 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
071896467536 04
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At least you're on the lift, Archie! Getting off may be a problem!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to be encouraging while Archie dangles by his skis from a ski lift.

The Sweet Potato Caper (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Caramel; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Chick Cooper; The Grubbers
Synopsis
Criminals have stolen a Lodge Industries boring machine and are using it to weaken the foundations of buildings and collapse them. When Betty hears that they're demanding sweet potatoes as ransom, she becomes interested in the case.

Indexer Notes

The Grubbers were characters from a story Bob Bolling wrote for Little Archie #29.

Betty & Veronica's Back Issue Checklist (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It Seems That Almost Everyone
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes Archie and Friends #18 and Archie #447.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Fred Mausser
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of Ownership

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1995; Listed owners Michael I. Silberkleit and Richard H. Goldwater, both of 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamoroneck, NY 10543; Total Pail Circulation, avg of 12 months 36,867

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dawneshia Hord; Lindsey Petramala; Melin Ngo; Adinah Morgan; Sheena Jaspring
Inks
Dawneshia Hord; Lindsey Petramala; Melin Ngo; Adinah Morgan; Sheena Jaspring
Colors
?
Letters
Ellen Leonforte; Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Published examples of art submitted by fans.

Lunchroom Laughs (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Friends / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Beazley; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Coach Kleats; Coach Clayton; Miss Haggly; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
An illustration of the Riverdale cafeteria at lunchtime, with various characters trading one-line jokes.

Doll-Ightful (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Cousin Lisa (Cooper?); Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty shows her cousin Lisa a computer program she and Dilton have developed that allows the user to design fashions and drape them on models - - basically electronic paper dolls.

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

Dear Betty / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sara Algase
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
Ellen Leonforte
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Ellen Leonforte; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My Gerbil Died
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Home Alone (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Ken Selig
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; unidentified delivery man; unidentified paper boy
Synopsis
Betty gets to spend the afternoon at home on her own and quickly realizes it's not what she'd anticipated it to be.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["At least you're on the lift, Archie! Getting off may be a problem!"]
    Betty
  2. 1. The Sweet Potato Caper
    Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther
  3. 2. Betty & Veronica's Back Issue Checklist
  4. 3. ["It Seems That Almost Everyone"]
    Editor's Notebook
  5. 4. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  7. 6. Lunchroom Laughs
    Betty and Friends
  8. 7. Doll-Ightful
    Betty
  9. 8. ["My Gerbil Died"]
    Dear Betty
  10. 9. ["It's The Stuff"]
  11. 10. Home Alone
    Betty
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