(December 1968)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Seven times a year: February, April, June, August, September, October and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie is teaching Betty how to release the ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
At the bowling alley, Archie is instructing Betty on how to improve her game and Veronica thinks he's being a little too hands on.

Heroes Are Made (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog (introduction); Veronica Lodge; Roger
Synopsis
Betty gets emotional when she thinks Archie has to part with Hot Dog.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page one, there are two sets of initials carved into the fence behind Archie and Hot Dog. One set is "DD" (for Dan DeCarlo) and the other is "RG" (possibly Richard Goldwater). In this story, Hot Dog is Archie's dog, not Jughead's.

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

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

Script
Eda Edwards [as Betty]
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've a problem with the girls...
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

It's For Real! (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx admires the realistic effects of some paintings.

Curtain Call (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Me / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Betty encounters Veronica and Archie rehearsing for a play and volunteers to direct them.

The Betty (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richie Adams; Mark Barker
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty dances to the lyrics of "The Betty", a song written for the "The Archie Show", the CBS Saturday morning animated show.

Tool Fool (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty decides to demonstrate her generation's "ability to fix the world that the older generation is destined to destroy" by fixing a broken down lawn chair in the yard - - without any general carpentry skills.

Indexer Notes

This and other stories of this era were made before Betty's character evolved into a general fix-it whiz.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie is teaching Betty how to release the ball!"]
    Betty and Me
  2. 1. Heroes Are Made
    Betty and Me
  3. 2. ["I've a problem with the girls..."]
    Dear Betty
  4. 3. It's For Real!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Curtain Call
    Betty and Me
  6. 5. The Betty
    Betty
  7. 6. Tool Fool
    Betty and Me
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