Betty #17
(September 1994)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
eleven times per year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
?
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Swimming Hole
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty relaxes in the local pond with a romance novel while Archie looks on.

Pinch Hit Date (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Caramel
Synopsis
Archie can't take Betty to the carnival as promised, due to a case of poison ivy. So he sends Jughead in his place.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #225 writing is credited to George Gladir.

Set Your Sights On A Winner (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

Dear Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sara Algase
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte [as el] (signed)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte [as el] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Very Short
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Montigue Armstrong; Biffy Brawner; Kassie Jo Harp; Yelena Pesic
Inks
Montigue Armstrong; Biffy Brawner; Kassie Jo Harp; Yelena Pesic
Colors
Montigue Armstrong; Biffy Brawner; Kassie Jo Harp; Yelena Pesic
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reproductions of fan art sent in by readers.

Summer Supplies (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Archie On My Mind (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Aunt Ida; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Cousin Marty
Synopsis
At a Cooper family reunion picnic, Betty's Aunt Ida remarks that she never thought Betty and Archie were really a compatible couple. The comment sends Betty for a loop and preoccupies her thoughts for the rest of the picnic.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #214, writing is credited to Kathleen Web.

Archie's #1 Collector's Pack (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Close Encounter Of The Bird Kind (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A wild bird gets into the Cooper home and Betty wrecks the place trying to catch it.
Reprints

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

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

Job Seekers (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie spot an ad for a lifeguard job at a girls summer camp.

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last Year I Received
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes Archie Comics upcoming appearance at the 1994 San Diego Comic Con.

The Prize (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty wins every prize on the carnival midway except the one she really wants.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival

Archie's Super Savers (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Energy Source (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty's Diary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Caramel; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty struggles through a lethargic day.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Swimming Hole"]
    Betty
  2. 1. Pinch Hit Date
    Betty
  3. 2. Set Your Sights On A Winner
  4. 3. ["I'm Very Short"]
    Dear Betty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  6. 5. Summer Supplies
  7. 6. Archie On My Mind
    Betty
  8. 7. Archie's #1 Collector's Pack
  9. 8. ["They Are Gigantic"]
  10. 9. ["Order Now"]
  11. 10. Close Encounter Of The Bird Kind
    Betty
  12. 11. ["Catch Supersonic Fun"]
  13. 12. Job Seekers
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Last Year I Received"]
    Editor's Notebook
  15. 14. The Prize
    Betty
  16. 15. Archie's Super Savers
  17. 16. Energy Source
    Betty's Diary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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