Betty and Me #186 [Direct]
(September 1990)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP
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)

Issue Notes

[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
Archie, there are so many cars in this lot!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie's car is very easy to find in the mall parking lot.

Garden Games (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie offers to help Betty weed the yard before going on to his date with Veronica. It's a moment of chivalry he comes to regret.

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

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

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

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

The Taste of Adventure, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Archie; Capri Sun / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

Betty / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed RGO)
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed RGO)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed RGO)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed RGO)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yipe!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Word scramble puzzle with a proper name theme.

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

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Picnic Problem (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Hy Eisman
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; scout troop; sky divers
Synopsis
Archie is tired of his romantic picnics with Betty being interrupted.
Reprints
Keywords
picnic; skydiving

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Setting an Example (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith (as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
On their way to a movie date, Archie and Betty trade complaints about the inconsiderate behavior of other people.
Reprints

Noise Annoys (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty convinces Archie to join her in a crusade against noise pollution.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #41, writing is credited to George Gladir.

Sensational Swimwear (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty [Archie feature] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; unidentified teen boys
Synopsis
No story; Betty models fashion designs submitted by readers.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, there are so many cars in this lot!"]
    Betty
  2. 1. Garden Games
    Betty
  3. 2. ["3 Issues for $2.00"]
  4. 3. ["At Last"]
  5. 4. The Taste of Adventure, Part 2
    Archie; Capri Sun
  6. 5. ["Yipe!"]
    Betty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  8. 7. ["Dear Betty"]
    Betty
  9. 8. Picnic Problem
    Betty [Archie feature]
  10. 9. ["Special Subscription Offer!"]
  11. 10. ["Discount 32"]
  12. 11. ["Double Your Fun"]
  13. 12. Setting an Example
    Betty [Archie feature]
  14. 13. Noise Annoys
    Betty
  15. 14. Sensational Swimwear
    Betty [Archie feature]
  16. 15. ["Fans!"]
    Archie Fan Club
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