Betty #33 [Direct Edition]
(January 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
762816467537 03311
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[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
Sorry... we only take dogs!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Obedience School receptionist
Synopsis
Betty tries to take Archie to obedience school.

What If? (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; O.O. Wellenmellon; Bruce Mincely (villain); Dimly McDullard (villain)
Synopsis
A film company is shooting location shots on Riverdale's nearby waterway. Through a series of coincidences, Betty tumbles to a plot to abduct the film's director.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Sara Algase
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte; Loraine Baker; Melinda Russak
Inks
Ellen Leonforte; Loraine Baker; Melinda Russak
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Ellen Leonforte; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Going Into Sixth Grade
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters. In addition, two fan art images are published with the letters.

Cheryl's Everywhere (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cheryl Blossom

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Cheryl Blossom Specials #2 and #3, and the Cheryl Blossom mini-series.

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is It My Imagination
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick reminisces about the Christmas season, then promotes Sabrina's Holiday Spectacular #3 and Archie's Christmas Stocking #3.

Cool Reception (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Coach Gaines; Matt; Mel
Synopsis
The coach of the Riverdale boys hockey team asks Betty to play goalie for them, which doesn't set well with some of the other members of the team.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Time To Fill Your Christmas Stockings
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie's Christmas Stocking #1-3.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Magical
Characters
Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Sabrina's Holiday Spectacular #1-3.

Food For Thought (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; unidentified youth
Synopsis
Archie's sprained ankle convinces him to convince Pop Tate to put a handicap ramp onto the entrance to the Choc'lit Shoppe.

Indexer Notes

PSA co-sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holiday Subscription Offer
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Subscription solicitation for the main Archie Comics titles.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Your Last Chance
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for The Love Showdown Collection gold edition.

Band Jam (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Duke Morgan; Alice Cooper; Tip Carter; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A record producer spots Betty on the street and asks her to dance in the new video for the rock band "Pearl Jelly".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #22, writing is credited to George Gladir.

Toe Stop Twist (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica; Seneca Sports / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie literally runs into Betty while in-line skating, much to Veronica's chagrin, because he wasn't wearing Street Cruisers from Seneca Sports with toe stop action.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sorry... we only take dogs!"]
    Betty
  2. 1. What If?
    Betty Cooper, Super Sleuther
  3. 2. ["I'm Going Into Sixth Grade"]
    Dear Betty
  4. 3. Cheryl's Everywhere
  5. 4. ["Is It My Imagination"]
    Editor's Notebook
  6. 5. Cool Reception
    Betty
  7. 6. ["It's Time To Fill Your Christmas Stockings"]
  8. 7. ["Magical"]
  9. 8. Food For Thought
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Holiday Subscription Offer"]
  11. 10. ["It's Your Last Chance"]
  12. 11. Band Jam
    Betty
  13. 12. Toe Stop Twist
    Betty and Veronica; Seneca Sports
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