(July 1977)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb., March, April, May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode
0271000697007
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Continuing the parody of "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman".


Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Sing Lho; Long Ghon; Albert; 2 unnamed crooks
Keywords
soap opera

Yowsa Yowsa (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part I) (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Albert
Synopsis
An unnamed sea merchant sells Archie a jewel called "The Eye of Howja Du" and Archie starts talking in cryptic prose as long as he holds it. Albert, Betty and Veronica are walking when Betty says Veronica is getting fat, even though Betty swears she didn't say anything. And Jughead gets locked in a freezer when a couple of crooks steal all the frozen lasagna in the grocery store.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

A Little Off! (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; Fat Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is late meeting Charley Hawse again, which is strange because her watch is brand new.

Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part II) (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Sing Lho; Long Ghon; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Albert; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
2 assassins who are after "the Eye" follow Archie to the Lodges' home and present themselves as representatives from the United Nations. Jughead's wallet is stolen by the 2 crooks who stole the frozen lasagna, and they plant it at the scene of a car crash, hoping the cops will blame him. And Albert causes more trouble with his ventriloquism.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Dear Betty (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Betty tries to help readers with their problems.

Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part III) (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Sing Lho; Long Gohn; Hiram Lodge; Hal Cooper; Alice Cooper; Albert; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The 2 assassins become guests of the Lodges' home. Betty discovers Albert's power and figures out that he was the one that said the horrible things to Veronica, mimicking Betty's voice. Jughead manages to start a small fire in the freezer and uses it to keep warm and cook food, just as the police find him there and take him to jail.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Dinner Din (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tries to set a romantic mood for Archie, who's coming to her house for a TV dinner.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What’s wrong, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part IV) (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Albert; Sing Lho; Long Gohn; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty gets revenge on Albert by throwing her voice as well. Sing Lho and Long Ghon decide to stay in America rather than kill Archie and return to poverty. Jughead is released from jail when the cops find the real crooks who are stealing all the frozen lasagna, and Archie throws away the "Eye of Howja Du" and starts talking normally again.
Reprints
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

The final panel contains Reggie's only appearance in the entire "Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper" arc.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper
    Betty
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part I)
    Betty
  4. 3. A Little Off!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part II)
    Betty
  6. 5. Dear Betty
  7. 6. Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part III)
    Betty
  8. 7. Dinner Din
    Betty
  9. 8. ["What’s wrong, Archie?"]
    Archie Pin Up
  10. 9. Betty Cooper, Betty Cooper (Part IV)
    Betty
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