(March 1988)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Jan., March, May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct. and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
027100069706 03
Editing
Victor Gorelick (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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, I hear Ethel helped you get this baby sitting job!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; two unidentified kids
Synopsis
Betty is regretting taking the baby sitting job Ethel got for her.

Indexer Notes

The two kids have a passing resemblance to Ethel Muggs. It is unknown if this is intentional on the part of the unknown writer and artist Dan DeCarlo or not.

You Don't Need Drugs ... (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Goliher ?
Inks
Bill Goliher ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Archie and the gang give reasons for not taking drugs.

Indexer Notes

Though it has the same title, the art and storyline is different from previous anti-drug messages run in Archie Comics.

The Weirder Side Of The News (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While trying on a gorilla costume in a costume shop, Archie spots a traffic control officer about to ticket his car. He runs out of the shop, still in costume, pursued by Betty, who is dressed as a jungle girl. The ensuing chaos caused when people spot him causes a traffic snarl and helps foil the getaway of two bank robbers.
Reprints

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Betty On The Phone (Table of Contents: 5)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Word find puzzle with a telephone theme.

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Dating Game (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie doesn't meet Betty after school on Friday as usual, she assumes the worst - - that he's with Veronica.

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The Big Game (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Caramel (Betty's cat); Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A day in the school life of Betty Cooper, laid out as if it were a board game.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #219, pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo and inks are credited to Jim DeCarlo.

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Snooze Alarm (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie has trouble waking up in the morning.
Reprints

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The Kiss Off (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Beazley
Synopsis
Veronica's rampant jealousy over Archie and Betty's innocent acts of kindness to each other prove to be her undoing.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Betty]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Betty
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, I hear Ethel helped you get this baby sitting job!"]
    Betty
  2. 1. You Don't Need Drugs ...
    Archie
  3. 2. The Weirder Side Of The News
    Betty
  4. 3. ["Step Right Up"]
  5. 4. ["It's Here!"]
  6. 5. Betty On The Phone
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  7. 6. ["Double Your Fun"]
  8. 7. ["Discount 32"]
  9. 8. Dating Game
    Betty
  10. 9. ["Fans!"]
  11. 10. ["Subscribe And Save"]
  12. 11. The Big Game
    Betty
  13. 12. ["Personalized Sew-On Patches"]
  14. 13. Snooze Alarm
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Hang Out With Us"]
  16. 15. The Kiss Off
    Betty
  17. 16. ["Dear Betty"]
    Betty
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