(October 1990)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
8 times per year Jan., Mar., May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct.
On-sale Date
1990-08-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
071896467536 10
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This must be a very old science fiction movie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords
science fiction

Chocolate Crunchville (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

General Mills; cocoa puffs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nice Advice (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty follows the five steps from Ethel's book "Fanning Love Flames" to try to win Archie over from Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 3 has advertisement for Veronica in New York #11 on sale August 7, 1990 and Archie 3000 #12 on sale August 21, 1990. Bottom of page 5 has advertisement for Jughead's Diner #4 on sale July 31, 1990, Jughead's Double Digest #5 on sale August 7, 1990, and Jughead's Time Police #3 on sale August 28, 1990.

3 Issues for $2.00 (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

At Last, My Own Double Digest! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Editor's Notebook / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers seeking advice from Betty. Jared R. (Tampa,FL); Tina L. (Brooklyn, NY); Lucie C. (New Orleans, LA)

The Ultimate Game Club (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Optical Delusion (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Rebecca Frump
Synopsis
Archie and Betty save a little girl from drowning, who turns out to be the daughter of one of the richest men in the world, Ronald Frump. They are invited to visit the Frump yacht, which is the largest privately owned ship in the world.
Reprints
Keywords
swim team; yacht

Indexer Notes

At the end of both pages 1 and 5 are promos for Archie's R/C Racers on sale Sept. 11, 1990, Archie Comics, and Archie Digests

Archie Fan Club (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Slumber Party. The last thing you'll want to do is sleep. (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Date with Fate! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Michael Pellowski (as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie decide they've been seeing a lot of each other so break a date to spend some time apart. They both end up at the local mall and keep running into each other. They run into each other so many times they decide to have lunch together.
Reprints
Keywords
mall

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1: an advertisement for Explorers of the Unknown #3 on sale July 24, 1990; Bottom of page 3: an advertisement for Jughead's Pal Hot Dog! #5 on sale July 31, 1990; Bottom of page 5: an advertisement for Riverdale High #2 on sale Aug. 7, 1990.

Earn Great Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Word Scramble] (Table of Contents: 15)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Word scramble riddle activity
Sent in by Gale Solomon of E. Brunswick, NJ

Fine Feathered Fiend (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Tim Kennedy
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Sinbad the parrot
Synopsis
Jughead takes Betty's parrot Sinbad to Pop Tate's. Sinbad repeats revealing tidbits.
Reprints
Keywords
I.D. Bracelet; parrot; South America

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 1: advertisement for Laugh #24 on sale August 7, 1990; bottom of page 2: advertisement for Archie Giant Series Veronica's Summer Special #615 and Archie & Me #616 both on sale July 24, 1990; bottom of page 5: advertisement for The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #14 on sale July 24, 1990.

[Subscribe and Save $2.50] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Makin' It with Olympic! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Taste of Adventure (part 3) (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Chester Cheetah's Cool Rules (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Cheetos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This must be a very old science fiction movie!"]
    Betty and Me
  2. 1. Chocolate Crunchville
    General Mills; cocoa puffs
  3. 2. Nice Advice
    Betty and Me
  4. 3. 3 Issues for $2.00
  5. 4. At Last, My Own Double Digest!
  6. 5. ["Hey! Now you can have Nickelodeon anywhere."]
  7. 6. ["Discount 32 page comic subscriptions!"]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty
  10. 9. The Ultimate Game Club
  11. 10. Optical Delusion
    Betty and Me
  12. 11. Archie Fan Club
  13. 12. Slumber Party. The last thing you'll want to do is sleep.
  14. 13. A Date with Fate!
    Betty and Me
  15. 14. Earn Great Prizes or Cash
  16. 15. [Word Scramble]
  17. 16. Fine Feathered Fiend
    Betty [Archie feature]
  18. 17. [Subscribe and Save $2.50]
  19. 18. Double Your Fun!
  20. 19. ["Special Subscription Offer!"]
  21. 20. Makin' It with Olympic!
  22. 21. The Taste of Adventure (part 3)
    Capri Sun; Archie and His Friends
  23. 22. Chester Cheetah's Cool Rules
    Cheetos
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