Betty #39
(July 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 07
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[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
This movie is supposed to be a real tearjerker!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Betty are watching a sad film and Betty has come prepared.

A Whole Lot of Hang-Ups (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mark Brewer
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Unidentified phone company personnel
Synopsis
Betty keeps getting phone calls at home, but because she's always in the farthest place in the house from the phone, she can never reach it before the caller hangs up.
Reprints

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Madeline Tucker; Stephanie Kwan; Alisha Koumphol; Trish Hahn; Laura Lee; Katie Kerwin; Frances Ward
Inks
Madeline Tucker; Stephanie Kwan; Alisha Koumphol; Trish Hahn; Laura Lee; Katie Kerwin; Frances Ward
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Published art of Betty submitted by readers.

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

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

Getting into the Act (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hildy; Svenson the janitor; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Svenson adds a wheelchair ramp to the stage in the Riverdale High auditorium so a wheelchair-bound student can audition for the school play.

Indexer Notes

PSA co-sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Genius Sitting (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Junior; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty needs a little help from Dilton to babysit a precocious eight year old electronics and computer genius.
Reprints

Archie's Big Book Back Issue Bonanza (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Photo Crass (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty has a showing of her photographs at an art gallery.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Sara Algase
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Fourteen Years Old
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

Announcing a Groovy New Edition (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Paint Faint (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty drives out into the country to do some landscape painting, but finds it anything but peaceful.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Invitation Frustration (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Pat Kennedy
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty breaks her neck trying to retrieve an invitation to one of Veronica's parties that she thinks she may have discarded.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This movie is supposed to be a real tearjerker!"]
    Betty
  2. 1. A Whole Lot of Hang-Ups
    Betty
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  4. 3. ["Subscribe To Cheryl"]
  5. 4. Getting into the Act
    Archie
  6. 5. Genius Sitting
    Betty
  7. 6. Archie's Big Book Back Issue Bonanza
  8. 7. Photo Crass
    Betty [Archie feature]
  9. 8. ["I'm Fourteen Years Old"]
    Dear Betty
  10. 9. Announcing a Groovy New Edition
  11. 10. ["Archie's Digest Offer"]
  12. 11. Paint Faint
    Betty
  13. 12. ["Lucky For You"]
  14. 13. ["Approximately a Year Ago"]
    Editor's Notebook
  15. 14. Invitation Frustration
    Betty
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