Betty #55 [Direct Edition]
(November 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 05511
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
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, these "cool" clothes you got at the thrift shop are the same ones I donated in 1976!!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's latest haul from the Thrift Shop gives her mother a sense of deja vu.
Reprints

The Zine Machine, Part 5 (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Smithers the Butler; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The gang's self-published 'zine is ready to publish, with Betty doing most of the work again.
Reprints

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

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'm Sure That
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes Archie & Friends #26, Sabrina The Teenage Witch #8, and the Sabrina TV show.

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

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

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

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

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

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Camille Thelin; Kory Clark; Sarah Bunch; Shayne Daidas; Luisa Murphy
Inks
Camille Thelin; Kory Clark; Sarah Bunch; Shayne Daidas; Luisa Murphy
Colors
Camille Thelin; Kory Clark; Sarah Bunch; Shayne Daidas; Luisa Murphy
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fan depictions of Betty and her friends, submitted by readers, are reproduced.

Moonlight Mischief (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Harvey makes the mistake of invoking the ancient stereotype of witches in front of Sabrina.
Reprints

No Contest (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Pop Tate; Alice Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tries to prove to the editors of a newspaper contest that two people can have a five hundred dollar date for under a dollar.
Reprints

Beach Banter (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Cheryl Blossom
Synopsis
Ethel objects to Cheryl's magnetism at the beach.
Reprints

Nursery Tale (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Steve Moleback; Mr. Moleback
Synopsis
Betty is suddenly making up excuses to visit the local plant nursery and it's not because she's suddenly into flowers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #225, writing is credited to George Gladir and inks are credited to Henry Scarpelli.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, these "cool" clothes you got at the thrift shop are the same ones I donated in 1976!!"]
    Betty
  2. 1. The Zine Machine, Part 5
    Betty
  3. 2. ["I'm Sure That"]
    Editor's Notebook
  4. 3. ["My Boyfriend, David"]
    Dear Betty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  6. 5. Moonlight Mischief
    Sabrina
  7. 6. No Contest
    Betty
  8. 7. Beach Banter
    Betty
  9. 8. Nursery Tale
    Betty
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