Betty and Me #182 [Direct]
(May 1990)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year in Jan., Mar., May, June, July, Aug., Sept., and Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard 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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, could you imagine being cooped up like that all day?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie watch two fish in an aquarium.
Reprints
Keywords
fishbowl

The Taste of Adventure (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Archie; Capri Sun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nose Job (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty reveals that as a baby her father put her to sleep by rubbing her nose. Archie and Jughead are amazed to find that it still works.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stamp Collection
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Word find puzzle with a stamp collecting theme.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of Ownership
Synopsis
Statement of ownership.

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

Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Betty]
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Betty
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Fantasy Time (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / 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; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and her mother try to weed out old toys to give to charity. As they do, Betty begins creating fantasy scenarios for her and Archie revolving around the toys. But Veronica always seems to intrude.

Put a Lid On It (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Cousin Ambrose; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Ambrose spots the first sign of spring.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Romantic Work-out (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Archie bets Betty a dinner date that her aerobics workout isn't as strenuous as she makes it out to be.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Drugs Are Uncool! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Poster art of Archie giving the thumbs down to drug abuse.

Betty's Funky Fashions (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Catch of the Day (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doily; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica lets Archie take Betty out on a date so he'll be more impressed with Veronica on their date the following night.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Victor Gorelick ?; Dan Parent ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Editor's Notebook
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick discusses the new titles Archie Comics have recently published.

Indexer Notes

The article is illustrated by panels from Archie's Explorers of the Unknown.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, could you imagine being cooped up like that all day?"]
    Betty
  2. 1. The Taste of Adventure
    Archie; Capri Sun
  3. 2. Nose Job
    Betty
  4. 3. ["Discount 32"]
  5. 4. ["Double Your Fun"]
  6. 5. ["Stamp Collection"]
    Betty
  7. 6. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  8. 7. ["Dear Betty"]
    Betty
  9. 8. ["3 Issues For $2.00"]
  10. 9. ["At Last"]
  11. 10. Fantasy Time
    Betty
  12. 11. Put a Lid On It
    Sabrina
  13. 12. ["Welcome To Jughead's Diner"]
  14. 13. ["Smashing Good Fun!"]
  15. 14. ["Archie Annual Is Number One!!"]
  16. 15. Romantic Work-out
    Betty
  17. 16. ["Subscribe and Save"]
  18. 17. Drugs Are Uncool!
    Archie
  19. 18. Betty's Funky Fashions
    Betty
  20. 19. ["Fans!"]
  21. 20. Catch of the Day
    Betty
  22. 21. ["Editor's Notebook"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Terry Watkins
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Donald Dale Milne