Betty #98
(June 2001)

Archie, 1992 Series
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Price
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every 4 weeks, twice in October
On-sale Date
2001
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816467537 09811
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With this software, I can create my own screen saver!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews (picture)

T-N-Cheese! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Scavengers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Does this mean we aren't going for that drive in the country and lunch at the farmhouse inn?
Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Nancy Woods; Hubert Smithers; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
Betty wants Archie to take her on a picnic but he doesn't have enough money for the food. She devises a scavenger hunt for food items from her friends.
Reprints

Get Caught Up in the Magic… (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get a Code Without Doing Squat (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Dear Betty / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sara Algase (credited)
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte (signed) (illustrations)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte (signed) (illustrations)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a crush on a boy named Justin.
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty answers letters submitted by Archie readers.

Indexer Notes

Two thirds of the second page is Betty's Horoscope.

[Betty and Veronica Fashion Dolls] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Mission Bound (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks to your suggestions, Betty, our library's teen room is a huge success!
Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ms. Desmond; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Jennifer; Farrah; Hiromi; Jason; Mr. Liebowitz; Phil Spector
Synopsis
On a trip to Los Angeles Archie and the gang are introduced to music producer Phil Spector.

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

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

[Betty? Veronica? Will Archie Finally Decide?] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Silver Bromide (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Smith (credited as Smith)
Pencils
John Costanza (credited as Costanza)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's wrong, Juggie?
Feature Logo
Jughead
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is having a bad day.
Reprints

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

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

Spring Cleaning (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(Whew!) That was a nasty chore, but I'm glad it's finished!
Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty can't stop spring cleaning.
Reprints

Josie and the Pussycats (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Something in Common (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza (credited as Costanza)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm taking Archie to the Opera Sunday night.
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide they only have one thing in common.
Reprints

The Best Things in Life (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
John Lowe (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear diary... I wish I could throw around money like Veronica does!
Feature Logo
Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hal Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Betty thinks about the ways her life is different from Veronica's.
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Josie and the Pussycats] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["With this software, I can create my own screen saver!"]
    Betty
  2. 1. T-N-Cheese!
  3. 2. The Scavengers
    Betty [Archie]
  4. 3. Get Caught Up in the Magic…
  5. 4. Get a Code Without Doing Squat
  6. 5. ["I have a crush on a boy named Justin."]
    Dear Betty
  7. 6. [Betty and Veronica Fashion Dolls]
  8. 7. Mission Bound
    Betty [Archie]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  10. 9. [Betty? Veronica? Will Archie Finally Decide?]
  11. 10. Silver Bromide
    Jughead
  12. 11. ["Everybody loves to read Archie comics!"]
  13. 12. Spring Cleaning
    Betty [Archie]
  14. 13. Josie and the Pussycats
  15. 14. Something in Common
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. The Best Things in Life
    Betty [Archie]
  17. 16. ["Send in your Josie and the Pussycats movie ticket stub along with this entire ad for big $aving$!"]
  18. 17. ["It's time to kick some butt."]
  19. 18. [Josie and the Pussycats]
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