Betty and Me #174 [Newsstand]
(May 1989)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., and Sept.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145041 05
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow, Archie, this trendy new restaurant really has a surfing atmosphere!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Sue
Synopsis
Another date with Betty at a fancy restaurant has left Archie short of funds.
Reprints

The Rivalry (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty & Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Veronica uses her vast resources to once again lure Archie away from Betty, Jughead offers her a way to fight back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #236, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

That's Lunch (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Beazley
Synopsis
Unscramble the letters to see what Archie is having for lunch.

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Michael Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed October 1, 1988; Publisher Close-Up, Inc, Editor Richard H. Goldwater, Managing Editor Victor Gorelick, all of 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY, 10543; Owners: Close-Up, Inc, Michael Silberkleit, Richard H. Goldwater, all of 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY, 10543; Total Paid Circulation, avg last 12 months: 54,661

The Wish (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (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
Synopsis
At a wishing well, Betty has to make a follow-up wish to the wish she just made.
Reprints

The Cold (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty & Me / 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; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When Archie shows symptoms of the cold Veronica has, Betty accuses him of seeing her surreptitiously.
Reprints

Luck Is Where You Find It (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty & Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Floyd Clayton; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
At Betty's suggestion, Archie keeps a bobby pin he found as a good luck talisman. Suddenly his fortune begins to change for the better.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd Like To Make Some Extra Money

Kool Fashions For A Kool Kitten (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

Shadow Play (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty & Me / 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; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie's shadow; Betty's shadow; Veronica's shadow
Synopsis
Archie wants to go with Veronica, but Archie's shadow wants to stay with Betty's shadow.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow, Archie, this trendy new restaurant really has a surfing atmosphere!"]
    Betty & Me
  2. 1. The Rivalry
    Betty & Me
  3. 2. That's Lunch
    Archie
  4. 3. [Statement of Ownership]
  5. 4. The Wish
    Betty
  6. 5. The Cold
    Betty & Me
  7. 6. Luck Is Where You Find It
    Betty & Me
  8. 7. ["I'd Like To Make Some Extra Money"]
    Dear Betty
  9. 8. Kool Fashions For A Kool Kitten
    Betty
  10. 9. Shadow Play
    Betty & Me
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