Betty's Diary #11 [Regular Edition]
(September 1987)

Archie, 1986 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb., April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics 45th Anniversary
Barcode
027100069201 09
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
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
Get Away From It All
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; unidentified beach patrons
Synopsis
Betty and Archie carve out an island of quiet in the midst of a crowded beach.

Sisters Are Forever Friends (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Gary Grover (young Polly's boyfriend); Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty travels to San Francisco to visit her older sister, Polly. While she's excited to see her sister, Betty wonders if they still have a relationship, due to the gulf in their ages and Polly's big city experience.
Reprints

[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) /

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

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

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

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

Surprise! Surprise! (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Caramel (Betty's cat)
Synopsis
Veronica invites Betty along to the local cat show to enter Caramel, since Veronica is entering her cat, Basil.
Reprints

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

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

I Won't Eat It!!! (Table of Contents: 9)

Melody / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Melody Valentine
Synopsis
Word puzzle with a food theme.
Reprints

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

Sincerely Yours / 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
What An Overwhelming Response
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" solicits advice from readers for a reader-submitted problem. Then she posts responses to a previously printed letter.

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

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

Life Without Archie! (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Betty speculates what life would be like for the Riverdale gang if Archie never existed.

You Don't Need Drugs ... (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie and the gang give readers reasons not to abuse drugs.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Get Away From It All"]
    Betty
  2. 1. Sisters Are Forever Friends
    Betty
  3. 2. ["Step Right Up!"]
  4. 3. ["Double Your Fun"]
  5. 4. ["Full Of Color"]
  6. 5. ["Subscribe To Katy Keene"]
  7. 6. ["Fans! Now You Can Join"]
  8. 7. Surprise! Surprise!
    Betty
  9. 8. ["Subscribe And Save"]
  10. 9. I Won't Eat It!!!
    Melody
  11. 10. ["What An Overwhelming Response"]
    Sincerely Yours
  12. 11. ["Fans!"]
  13. 12. Life Without Archie!
    Betty
  14. 13. You Don't Need Drugs ...
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Igor Dybzinski
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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