Betty #41
(September 1996)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
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 04111
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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, is your boyfriend in electronics? Computers?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; unidentified woman
Synopsis
Betty gets questioned about her boyfriend.
Reprints

Silhouette Symphony (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Betty's shadow; Archie's shadow; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Cheryl's shadow
Synopsis
Archie's shadow tries to subliminally influence Archie into ditching Veronica and going back to Betty.
Reprints

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Fontecchio; Kelly McNamara; Caiti Erickson; Megan Long
Inks
Mark Fontecchio; Kelly McNamara; Caiti Erickson; Megan Long
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fan art of Betty sent in by readers is reproduced.

Home Improvement (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / 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
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Della
Synopsis
Veronica convinces her father to install a wheelchair ramp to the mansion so a wheelchair-bound student can attend her party.

Indexer Notes

PSA co-sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Filing a Compliment (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty finds that trying to write a complimentary letter to a big corporation isn't as easy as she imagined.

Archie's Big Book Back Issue Bonanza (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

Rejection Dejection (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Sean Murphey
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie consoles Betty after she gets another publisher rejection slip.
Reprints

Announcing a Groovy New Edition (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset; Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On April 7
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes the Sabrina The Teenage Witch live-action movie starring Melissa Joan Hart. Then he promotes Betty & Veronica Spectacular #20.

Indexer Notes

The article is illustrated with a stock image of Sabrina drawn by Dan Parent.

Seize the Day (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Alice insists the family drive up to Mt. Everlast instead of laying around the house all day.

Indexer Notes

Hal is watching a golf tournament featuring a golfer named Samm, a kidding reference to longtime Jughead artist Samm Schwartz.

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

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

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

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

Gym-Tastic (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
No story; Betty is depicted in different gymnastics leotards performing various gymnastic routines.
Reprints

Service with a Smile (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mister Bainbridge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty agrees to work overtime at her job at Mall-Mart, forcing her to miss a date she had with Archie.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, is your boyfriend in electronics? Computers?"]
    Betty
  2. 1. Silhouette Symphony
    Betty
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  4. 3. Home Improvement
    Veronica
  5. 4. Filing a Compliment
    Betty
  6. 5. Archie's Big Book Back Issue Bonanza
  7. 6. ["My Mom"]
    Dear Betty
  8. 7. Rejection Dejection
    Betty
  9. 8. Announcing a Groovy New Edition
  10. 9. ["On April 7"]
    Editor's Notebook
  11. 10. Seize the Day
    Betty
  12. 11. ["Archie's Digest Offer"]
  13. 12. ["Have A Great Vacation"]
  14. 13. Gym-Tastic
    Betty
  15. 14. Service with a Smile
    Betty
This issue was most recently modified by:
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