Betty #52
(August 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
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Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Landscaper And The Lady
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes a little overboard pruning a bush while staring at Betty.
Reprints

All's Fair At The Fair (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Gino
Synopsis
At the fair, Betty drags Archie from one ride and concession to another in a desperate attempt to avoid Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
fair; roller coaster

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

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

Script
Sara Algase
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte
Inks
Ellen Leonforte
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Have A Boyfriend
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

Betty Cooper's Book Of Riverdale Records (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cheryl Blossom; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge; Melissa Harmon; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Five pages of two-panel gags based on records the various Riverdale characters have set during their lives.
Reprints

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jim; Tim; Archie Andrews (dream sequence); Veronica Lodge (dream sequence); Moose Mason (dream sequence); Midge Klump (dream sequence); Pop Tate (dream sequence); Jughead Jones (dream sequence); Dilton Doiley (dream sequence); Hiram Lodge (dream sequence); Chuck Clayton (dream sequence); Reggie Mantle (dream sequence); Mr. Weatherbee (dream sequence)
Synopsis
Betty falls asleep after reading nursery rhymes to the twins she is babysitting and dreams of her friends participating in various fractured nursery rhymes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reggie Mantle and Mr. Weatherbee appear in this story in altered forms, Mantle as a giant rat with a fiddle, and Weatherbee as a giant bee.

Skurf Turf (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Cheryl Blossom; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Betty improvises a water athlete routine with a snowboard, a tow rope and Ethel's wave rider in order to win a local contest sponsored by a Riverdale TV show.
Reprints
Keywords
jet ski; wind surfing

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #239, pencils are credited to Tim Kennedy and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've Been Receiving
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes the Archie syndicated newspaper strip, Betty & Veronica's Summer Fun #4 and Sabrina The Teenage Witch #5. The article is illustrated with reproductions of the covers of the two comics mentioned.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Landscaper And The Lady"]
    Betty
  2. 1. All's Fair At The Fair
    Betty
  3. 2. ["I Have A Boyfriend"]
    Dear Betty
  4. 3. Betty Cooper's Book Of Riverdale Records
    Betty
  5. 4. Rhyme Time
    Betty
  6. 5. Skurf Turf
    Betty
  7. 6. ["I've Been Receiving"]
    Editor's Notebook
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