Betty #46
(February 1997)

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 04611
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happened to my gingerbread house?!?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The holiday gingerbread house Betty made for Home Ec has been partially devoured, and Betty and Jughead are the only people in the room.

One-Of-A-Kind (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
In an effort to compete with Veronica's expensive gifts for Archie, Betty sets out to make a unique gift crafted from her own imagination that will capture Archie's heart and get her an invitation to the Christmas dance.
Reprints

Food For Thought (Table of Contents: 2)

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; unnamed handicapped student
Synopsis
When a sprained ankle limits his access to the Choc'lit Shoppe, Archie convinces Pop to install a wheelchair ramp.

Indexer Notes

PSA co-sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Baby, It's Cold Inside! (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When her father refuses to let Betty hike the thermostat, in order to keep his heating bills down, Betty and Alice look for creative ways to stay warm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #219, inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli.

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

[no title indexed] (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 / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's This Guy
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

Long and Lovely (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

[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)

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

Script
Victor Gorelick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Hope
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes the Sabrina The Teenage Witch TV show running on ABC, then solicits letters for the letter page of the new Sabrina comic. He then promotes World of Archie #22, Jughead #90 and Archie #457.

High School 2021 AD (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is a student in the futuristic classrooms of 2021. She and Veronica reminisce about "the good old days" of 1997.
Reprints

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

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

To Dye For (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dave Johnson; Alice Cooper; Smithers the butler; Nancy Woods; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Inspired by Veronica's new hairdo, but unable to afford a professional stylist, Betty decides to dye her hair pink using artificial drink mix.
Reprints

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dig In and Help Jimmy Dean
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead exhorts the readers to purchase Jimmy Dean brand frozen foods because a portion of the sales will go to United Cerebral Palsy Associations.

Indexer Notes

PSA co-sponsored by United Cerebral Palsy Associations and Jimmy Dean Foods. It appears on the inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What happened to my gingerbread house?!?"]
    Betty
  2. 1. One-Of-A-Kind
    Betty
  3. 2. Food For Thought
    Archie
  4. 3. Baby, It's Cold Inside!
    Betty
  5. 4. ["Check Out This Cool New Limited Edition"]
  6. 5. ["Cheryl Goes Hollywood"]
  7. 6. ["There's This Guy"]
    Dear Betty
  8. 7. Long and Lovely
    Betty
  9. 8. ["Archie's Digest Offer"]
  10. 9. ["I Hope"]
    Editor's Notebook
  11. 10. High School 2021 AD
    Betty
  12. 11. ["Look For My New TV Series"]
  13. 12. To Dye For
    Betty
  14. 13. ["Dig In and Help Jimmy Dean"]
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