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Betrayal

See also Treachery
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"Betrayal!" (The Avengers) 20 p. in The Avengers, no. 66 (July
   1969) -- Call no.: PN6728.3.M3A87no.66
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"Betrayal" (Captain Marvel) 20 p. in Captain Marvel, no. 26
   (May 1973) -- Call no.: PN6728.3.M3C32no.26
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Betrayal.
   "The Badge of Betrayal!" (Captain America) 20 p. in Captain
   America, no. 139 (July 1971). -- The Falcon co-stars, per
   Olshevsky. -- Call no.: PN6728.2.M3T25no.139
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Betrayal.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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Betrayal.
   "The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent!" (Superboy) 8 p. in
   Adventure Comics, no. 342 (Mar. 1966) ; reprinted from
   Superboy, no. 86 (Jan. 1961) -- Features Pete Ross -- (A
   Hall of Fame Classic)
   I. Series. k. Betrayal. k. Ross, Pete. Call no.:
   PN6728.1.N3A3no.342
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Betrayal.
   "Chalmers and Hess in Betrayed" p. 166-167 in Sex in
   Comics, v. 3 / by D.H. Gilmore (San Diego, Calif. :
   Greenleaf Classics, 1971) -- A Tijuana Bible reprint.
   I. Betrayed. k. Tijuana Bibles. Call no.: PN6714.G5 1971
   v.3
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Betrayal.
   "Dog that Betrayed Batman" (Batman) 8 p. in Batman, no. 131
   (May 1960). -- Data from Gene Reed. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.1.N3B3no.131
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Betrayal.
   "I Betrayed Superman" (Lois Lane) 10 p. in Superman's Girl
   Friend Lois Lane, no. 98 (Jan. 1970) ; reprinted in
   Superman Family, no. 176 (Apr./May 1976). -- Data from Gene
   Reed. -- Call no.: PN6728.2.N3S78no.98
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Betrayal.
   "I Learned About Love the Hard Way!" 6 p. in My Own
   Romance, no. 73 (Jan. 1960) -- SUMMARY: Eve has experienced
   betrayal and her suspiciousness leads her to reject John,
   thinking he was buying an engagement ring for someone else
   when he only had a sister Eve didn't know existed.
   k. The hard way. k. Betrayal. k. Suspiciousness. k.
   Rejection. k. Engagement rings. k. Sisters. Call no.:
   PN6728.1.M3M83no.73
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Betrayal.
   "If I Can Get Them to Print a Warning!"* (Spider-Man, Aug.
   1, 1997) / Stan Lee, Larry Lieber. -- Summary: The
   scientist feels betrayed by The Kingpin, and turns to the
   Daily Bugle to help save the Web-Spinner. -- Key word:
   Newspapers. -- Call no.: PN6726f.B55 "Science and
   Scientists"
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"Betrayal."
   Justice, Inc. / written by Andrew Helfer ; illustrated by
   Kyle Baker ; lettered by Bob Lappan ; graphic design by
   Dean Motter. -- New York : DC Comics, 1989. -- col. ill. ;
   26 cm. -- Features the Kenneth Robeson character The
   Avenger. -- Complete in 2 books. -- Contents: Book 1.
   "Trust" ; book 2. "Betrayal." -- Detective and mystery
   genre. -- LIBRARY HAS: books 1-2. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.5.D3J76 1989
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Betrayal.
   "The Man Who Betrayed Superman's Identity!" (Superman) /
   Curt Swan and George Klein, art. 12 p. in Action Comics,
   no. 297 (Feb. 1963) ; reprinted in Superman Family, no. 165
   (July 1974). -- Appearance of Perry White. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.1.N3A2no.297
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Betrayal.
   "The Painting that Betrayed Wonder Woman!" (Wonder Woman) /
   Harry G. Peter, art ; Robert Kanigher, script. 8 p. in
   Wonder Woman, no. 86 (Nov. 1956). -- Data from Gene Reed
   and Lou Mougin, via Grand Comic-Book Database. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.1.N3W6no.86
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Betrayal.
   Passion! Betrayal! Outrage! Revenge! : a Luann Book / by
   Greg Evans. -- Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press,
   1999. -- 127 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. -- Teen humor genre. --
   Call no.: PN6728.L8P3 1999
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Betrayal.
   "Peers" (X-Men) / Scott Lobdell, writer ; Roger Cruz, guest
   penciler ; Green, Rubinstein, Larosa and Barta, inkers. 22
   p. in The Uncanny X-Men, no. 315 (Aug. 1994) -- Summary: A
   neophyte on Avalon is accused of betrayal, Exodus and the
   Acolytes hold a trial and Peter Rasputin defends the
   accused; the verdict is banishment. -- Cover title:
   "Judgment at Avalon".
   k. Neophytes. k. Avalon. k. Betrayal. k. Exodus. k. The
   Acolytes. k. Rasputin, Peter. k. Trials. k. Banishment. I.
   Lobdell, Scott. II. Cruz, Roger. III. Green. IV.
   Rubinstein. V. Larosa. VI. Barta, Hilary. VII. Judgment at
   Avalon. Call no.: PN6728.3.M3X15no.315
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Betrayal.
   "The Prophet" / by Mark Gruenwald and Val Mayerik. p. 42-53
   in Bizarre Adventures, no. 32 (Aug. 1982). -- "He, alone,
   kept the faith. He, alone, was betrayed." -- Call no.:
   PN6728.4.M3M337no.32
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Betrayal.
   "The Queen and the Corsairs" (Conan) / John Buscema,
   pencils ; Ernie Chan, inks ; Roy Thomas, writer ; George
   Roussos, colorist ; John Costanza, letterer. 17 p. in Conan
   the Barbarian, no. 88 (July 1978). -- Summary: Conan, Zula
   & Bêlit enter Luxor City to save Neftha. They restore
   Neftha to her throne, and Neftha then betrays Conan &
   company. The trio escapes the city. -- Data from Lou
   Mougin, Shawn Dawson and Tony R. Rose via Grand Comic-Book
   Database Project. -- Call no.: PN6728.4.M3C6no.88
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Betrayal.
   "Saturn's Secret" (Paradox) / by Bill Mantlo, Mike Vosburg
   and Joe Jusko. p. 5-35 in Bizarre Adventures, no. 30 (Feb
   1982). -- "Who was being betrayed, the Empire or something
   far more important?" -- Call no.: PN6728.4.M3M337no.30
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Betrayal.
   Star Wars : Jabba the Hutt : Betrayal / Jim Woodring,
   script ; Art Wetherell, pencils ; Monty Sheldon, inks ;
   Steve Dutro, lettering, Pamela Rambo, colors ; Mark
   Harrison, cover painting. -- Milwaukie, Or. : Dark Horse
   Comics, 1996. -- 32 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.6.D34S74249 1996
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Betrayal.
   "Vara, Betrayer"* (Reef Ryan) / art: Al Gabrielle? 8 p. in
   Planet Comics, no. 16 (Jan. 1942). -- Appearances of Vara,
   Nepon; villains are Sarku, Repul (introduced), Niloc
   (introduced and dies), Amphins. -- Data from Lou Mougin via
   the Grand Comics Database Project. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.1.F5P55m no.16
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"Betrayal and Battle"* (Futura) / art: Joe Cavallo 6 p. in
   Planet Comics, no. 64 (Spring 1950). -- Final appearance of
   this feature. -- Villains Kartel, a pirate chief, and his
   band are introduced. -- Data from Lou Mougin via the Grand
   Comics Database Project. -- Call no.: PN6728.1.F5P55m no.64
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"Betrayal, Night Riders, Bleak Gray Walls, and Love" (I
   Confess) / by Myra Maxwell ; art: George Evans. 8 p. in
   Rangers Comics, no. 48 (Aug. 1949). -- Call no.: Film
   15791r.154
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"Betrayal of the Chinese Underground"* (Unknown Soldier) 6 p.
   in Four Favorites, no. 20 (Nov. 1945). -- Call no.: Film
   15791r.199
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"The Betrayal of the Future : Walt Disney's EPCOT Center."
   Disney Discourse : Producing the Magic Kingdom / edited by
   Eric Smoodin. -- New York : Routledge, 1994. -- 270 p. ; 24
   cm. -- Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-255) and
   index. -- Contents: Introduction : How to read Walt Disney
   / Eric Smoodin ; Genius at work : Walt Disney / Paul
   Hollister ; Film phenomena ; Mickey Icarus, 1943 : Fusing
   ideas with the art of the animated cartoon / Walter Wanger
   ; The Magic worlds of Walt Disney / Robert De Roos ;
   Disney's business history : a reinterpretation / Douglas
   Gomery ; Disney after Disney : Family business and the
   business of family / Jon Lewis ; Painting a plausible world
   : Disney's color prototypes / Richard Neupert ; The
   Betrayal of the future : Walt Disney's EPCOT Center /
   Alexander Wilson ; "Surprise Package" : Looking southward
   with Disney / Julianne Burton-Carvajal ; Pato Donald's
   gender ducking / José Piedra ; Cultural contagion : on
   Disney's health education films for Latin America / Lisa
   Cartwright and Brian Goldfarb ; Images of empire : Tokyo
   Disneyland and Japanese cultural imperialism / Mitsuhiro
   Yoshimoto ; The Mickey in Macy's window : childhood,
   consumerism, and Disney animation / Richard deCordova ;
   Fantasia : cultural constructions of Disney's "masterpiece"
   / Moya Luckett. -- Call no.: PN1999.W27D57 1994
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"Betrayed!" (Spider-Man) 19 p. in Amazing Spider-Man, no. 130
   (Mar. 1974). -- Call no.: PN6728.3.M3A5no.130
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Betrayed.
   "Chambers and Hiss in 'Betrayed'" 2 p. in Celebrity Scandal
   Comics. -- Tijuana bible reprint. -- Call no.: PN6726.C4
   1970z
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Betrayed.
   "Chambers and Hiss in Betrayed" p. 24-25 in The Tijuana
   Bible, book 3 (Seattle, WA : Starhead Comix, 1992). -- A
   "Tijuana Bible" reprint, suggesting that Whittaker Chambers
   betrayed Alger Hiss because of jealousy in a gay
   relationship. -- Call no.: PN6728.6.S74T5bk.3
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Betrayed.
   "Chambers and Hiss in Betrayed" p. 125 in Tijuana Bibles,
   Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies, 1930s-1950s /
   Bob Adelman (New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997). -- A
   Tijuana bible reprint. -- Call no.: PN6726.T49 1997
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Betrayed by Agent X.
   The Adventures of Captain America, Sentinel of Liberty /
   Fabian Nicieza, Kevin Maguire, storytellers ; Joe
   Rubinstein, inks. -- New York : Marvel Comics, 1991-1992.
   -- 4 nos. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. -- CONTENTS: no. 1: First
   Flight of the Eagle ; no. 2: Betrayed by Agent X ; no. 3:
   Battleground, Paris ; no. 4: Angels of Death, Angels of
   Hope. -- Setting: World War II. -- Genre: Superhero. --
   LIBRARY HAS: no. 1-4. -- Call no.: PN6728.C35N5 1991
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"Betrayed by Larry Trainor!" (Doom Patrol) / Erik Larsen &
   Gary Martin, artists ; Paul Kupperberg, writer ; Carl
   Gafford, colorist ; John Workman, letterer. 21 p. in Doom
   Patrol, no. 11 (Aug. 1988). -- Data from Gene Reed & John
   Bullough, via Grand Comic-Book Database. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.5.D3D63no.11
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"Betrayed To the Black Dragons"* (Shark Brodie) / art: Art
   Peddy. 10 p. in Fight Comics, no. 22 (Dec. 1942). --
   Villains: Cokey (introduced and dies), Mikayo (dies), the
   Japanese; also introduced: Shakespeare, Slugger (dies);
   guest appearance of Lily Lamont. -- Data from Gene Reed via
   Grand Comic Book Database. -- Call no.: Film 15791 r.145
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"The Betrayers" (Captain America) / script, Stan Lee? ; art,
   John Romita. 6 p. in Captain America Comics, no. 76 (May
   1954). -- Appearance of Betty Ross ; introduction of Shanty
   Trucks. -- Captain America and Bucky rejoin the army. --
   Data from Lou Mougin and Tony R. Rose via Grand Comics
   Database Project. -- Call no.: Film 15791r.93
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Betret, Guy.
   Index entry (p. 596) in Historia de los Comics / J.
   Toutain, J. Coma (Barcelona : Toutain, 1982-1984?) -- Call
   no.: PN6710.H5 1982a
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Betrothed.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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"The Betrothed of the Sun-God!" (Vampirella) / Loew ;
   González. 12 p. in Vampirella, no. 31 (Mar. 1974). -- Data
   from Jerry Sinkovec. -- Call no.: PN6728.3.W3V3no.31
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Bets

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Bets.
   "Are You Listening, Tony?" (Our Boarding House with Major
   Hoople, Nov. 16, 1956) -- Summary: Tony is massaging Amos's
   scalp vigorously and Amos compares him to Frank Gotch,
   saying he's not one of his "crew-cut clientele." Meanwhile
   Tony is arguing about a bet on a horse race. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.O8F6 1934 v.13p.147
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Bets.
   "Bite Bets" (Mr. Mojo Ryzin' & the Nosferatones) / story,
   Chet Burtch ; art, Jane J. Oliver & Dave Garcia. 14 p. in
   Tales of Jerry, no. 10 (1992). -- Call no.:
   PN6728.45.K3T3no.10
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Bets.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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Bets.
   "Bride on a Bet" 8 p. in Love at First Sight, no. 13 (Jan.
   1952). -- Call no.: PN6728.1.A2L57no.13
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Bets.
   "First Things First"* (Garfield, Aug. 1, 1997) / Jim Davis.
   -- Summary: Garfield could so rescue people from a burning
   building, just give him some matches and he'll demonstrate.
   -- Key words: Newspaper articles, bets, arson.
   Call no.: PN6726f.B55 "Matches"
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Bets.
   "I Sued a Huge International Corporation"* (Free for All,
   Mar. 10, 1999) / by Brett Merhar. -- Summary: John Daly
   asks where Clay got the 50 grand for the golf bet, and Clay
   says he made it the American way. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
   "lawsuits"
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Bets.
   "Ropa Interior : ¿Una Medida Menor?"* (Juanito) 1 p. in
   Durango Kid, no. 42 (Dec./Jan. 1955/1956) ; in Tigresa, no.
   3 (Feb. 1955) ; in Robin Hood, no. 1 (Jan. 1956) ; in
   Daniel Boone, no. 8 (Jan. 1957) ; in Robin Hood, no. 12
   (Mar. 1957) ; in Grandes Detectives, no. 22 (Apr. 1958) ;
   and a different translation (with strip title "Jonesy") in
   Sansón, no. 7 (Oct. 1956). -- Summary: Gladys has a bet
   that she can make Juanito exchange her underwear. She
   flatters Juanito into an embarrassing trip to a clothing
   store. Afterwards Juanito finds out about the trick, and
   Gladys ends up in a can labeled "rubbish." -- Call no.:
   PN6790.M44D8no.42. Call no.: PN6790.M44D27no.8
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Bets.
   "Some Pro Dude Named John Daly"* (Free for All, Mar. 8,
   1999) / by Brett Merhar. -- Summary: Clay has made a 50
   grand bet with a guy who thinks he can outdrive him. --
   Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "golf"
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Bets.
   "Two G's Right On His Ugly Nose"* (Abbie an' Slats, Aug.
   22, 1954) / by Raeburn Van Buren. reproduced on p. 86-87 in
   Golf in the Comic Strips, ed. by Howard Ziehm (General
   Publishing Group, 1997). -- Summary: Duke and Five-Shot
   check to be sure Bathless has the golf clubs with magnets
   in them, then place their bet. -- Call no.: PN6726.G595
   1997
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Bets.
   "Whoever Wins Has To Pick Up the Dog Doo in the Backyard"*
   (The Buckets, June 9, 2001) -- Summary: An innocent bet on
   the putting practice course. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "dog
   dirt"
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Bets.
   "You Lost the Bet, and I'm Not Cooking for 16 Hungry
   Bowlers"* (Flintstones, Oct. 1, 1986). -- Call no.: PN6726
   f.B55 "cooking"
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Bets.
   "Your Brother Made a Bet with Him that Not One Bird Would
   Land On It All Day!"* (Out Our Way, Mar. 18, 1965) / Neg
   Cochran. -- (Life's Longest Minute) -- Summary: Grampaw has
   caught the brother popping paper bags to keep birds away
   from the bird feeder. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "bird
   feeders"
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Betsey.
   "No Eye Shadow or Lipstick"* (Blondie, Jan. 19, 1993) /
   Young & Drake. -- Summary: Betsey's a new grandmother, and
   her daughter used her own version of natural childbirth. --
   Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "cosmetics"
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Betsy.
   "And That Goes For You, Too, Betsy"* (Nancy, June 5, 1998)
   / Guy & Brad Gilchrist. -- Summary: Aunt Fritzi lectures
   Nancy on picking up her clothes from the floor, and Nancy
   passes the lecture on to her doll. -- Call no.: PN6726
   f.B55 "pecking order"
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Betsy.
   "Restless!" 5 p. in True Life Romance, no. 3 (Aug. 1956) --
   SUMMARY: Distraught that Jay is spending all their money on
   a tractor, newlywed Betsy tries a night on the town without
   him, and finds it isn't fun any more. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.2.A3T7no.3
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Betsy (May 1955)
   "Seis Animales de África" (Betsy) 1 p. in Rodeo, no. 5 (May
   1955). -- Call no.: PN6790.M44R55no.5
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Betsy (June 1956)
   "Remedio contra Ruidos" (Betsy) 1 p. in Rodeo, no. 18 (June
   1956). -- Call no.: PN6790.M44R55no.18
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Betsy (Oct. 1956)
   "Seis Animales del Oeste"* (Betsy) 1 p. in Rodeo, no. 22
   (Oct. 1956). -- Call no.: PN6790.M44R55no.22
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Betsy (July 1958)
   "Ella no Puede Leer de Prisa"* (Betsy) 1 p. in Rodeo, no.
   15 (Mar. 1956) ; and in Durango Kid, no. 70 (July 1958). --
   Call no.: PN6790.M44R55no.15
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Betsy and Her Buddies.
   Index entry (p. 118) in Women and the Comics / by Trina
   Robbins and Catherine Yronwode (Eclipse Books, 1985).  --
   Refers to a feature by Sarah Downs. -- Call no.: PN6710.R6
   1985
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Betsy and Me (June 28, 1958)
   "He Could have Laughed at Poor National Wastebasket"*
   (Betsy and Me, June 28, 1958) / Cole. -- Summary: The baby
   doesn't cry when he's teething, or has a fever, but he
   cries when National Wastebasket goes down three points.
   Still, it could be worse. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "stock
   market"
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Betsy and Me--Miscellanea.
   "Betsy and Me & Jack Cole" / by Ron Goulart. p. 81-91 in
   Hogan's Alley, v. 2, no. 2 (=no. 6) (Winter 1999). -- --
   Describes Jack Cole's career, and shows samples of his
   work, especially the strip Betsy and Me. -- Call no.:
   PN6700.H6no.6
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Betsy and Me--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 26) in The Comic-Book Book, ed. by Don
   Thompson & Dick Lupoff (Krause Publications, 1998). -- Call
   no.: PN6725.T5 1998
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Betsy and Me--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 79) in The Encyclopedia of American Comics,
   ed. by Ron Goulart (New York : Facts on File, 1990). Call
   no.: PN6725.E64 1990
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Betsy and Me--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 204, 206) in The Funnies, 100 Years of
   American Comic Strips, by Ron Goulart (Holbrook, Mass. :
   Adams Publishing, 1995). -- Call no.: PN6725.G62 1995
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Betsy and Me--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 174) in The World Encyclopedia of Comics,
   ed. by Maurice Horn (New York : Chelsea House, 1976). Call
   no.: PN6710.W6 1976
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"Betsy and Me & Jack Cole" / by Ron Goulart. p. 81-91 in
   Hogan's Alley, v. 2, no. 2 (=no. 6) (Winter 1999). -- --
   Describes Jack Cole's career, and shows samples of his
   work, especially the strip Betsy and Me. -- Call no.:
   PN6700.H6no.6
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"Betsy Belle in She Got Her Man" p. 120-121 in Sex in Comics,
   v. 3 / by D.H. Gilmore (San Diego, Calif. : Greenleaf
   Classics, 1971) -- A Tijuana Bible reprint.
   I. She Got Her Man. k. Tijuana Bibles. Call no.: PN6714.G5
   1971 v.3
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"The Betsy Wetsy Spider" / Leslie Sternbergh. p. 115 in Legal
   Action Comics. v. 1 (New York : Dirty Danny Legal Defense
   Fund, 2001). -- Call no.: PN6726.L44 2001
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Betsy's Buddies / by Harvey Kurtzman and Sarah Downs. --
   Princeton, Wis. : Kitchen Sink, 1988. -- 46 p. : ill. (part
   col.) ; 30 cm. -- "All color pages previously appeared in
   Playboy".
   1. Sex--Comic books, strips, etc. I. Kurtzman, Harvey. II.
   Downs, Sarah. Call no.: PN6727f.K83B4 1988
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Bettelheim.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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Bettelheim, Bruno.
   Index entry (p. 140) in Disney's Art of Animation, by Bob
   Thomas (New York : Hyperion, 1991). Call no.:
   NC1766.U52D568 1991
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Betteo, Patricio, 1978-
   Sensacional de Chilangos : Breve Antología de Narrativa
   Gráfica Contemporánea Mexicana / Sayri Karp, Tonatiuh
   Soley, editores. -- México, D.F. : Ciudad de México, 2000.
   -- 64 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. -- Contents: Betteo ; Ramos +
   Vlasco ; Frik ; Quintero ; Vera + Bachan ; Ponce + Clément
   ; Peláez. -- "Distribución gratuita: prohibida su venta."
   -- Call no.: PN6790.M42S4 2000
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Betteo, Patricio, 1978- --Miscellanea.
   Between Borders : a Critical Who's Who of Mexican
   Alternative Graphic Novels / by Ernesto Priego. -- 20
   leaves ; 28 cm. -- Paper presented at the Fifth Conference
   of the Americas in Puebla, Mexico, October 18, 2001. --
   Includes bibliographical footnotes. -- Contents: Ricardo
   Peláez (1968- ) ; José Quintero (1971- ) ; Édgar Clément
   (1967- ) ; Bachan (1971- ) ; Rodrigo Ponce (1977- ) ;
   Patricio Betteo (1978- ). -- Call no.: PN6790.M4P7 2001
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Better

See also Worse
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Better.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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Better.
   "He'll Be All Better by Then"* (Tiger, Apr. 26, 1993) / Bud
   Blake. -- Summary: Julian's in the hospital, had his
   tonsils out, but you have to be twelve years old to visit
   him. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "hospitals"
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The Better Butter Battle / by Mary Pride ; illustrations by
   Vic Lockman. -- Brentwood, Tenn. : Wolgemuth & Hyatt, 1990.
   -- 59 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. -- (Old Wise Tales) --
   Summary: A collection of modern-day fables with strong
   social relevance from a Biblical viewpoint, patterned after
   Dr. Seuss's Butter Battle Book. -- Subject: Christian life
   fiction. -- Call no.: PS3566.R559B4 1990
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Better Comics.
   Index entry (p. 19) in Pulp Demons: International
   Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign, ed. by John
   A. Lent (Madison, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University
   Press, 1999). -- Call no.: PN6710.P85 1999
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"Better Dying Through Chemistry" (Superman & Metal Men) / John
   Byrne, story and pencils ; Dick Giordano, inks ; Tom Ziuko,
   colors ; John Costanza, letters. 22 p. in Action Comics,
   no. 590 (July 1987) -- Villain is Chemo. -- Data from Jon
   Ingersoll, Bob Klein, Brian Mowbray via Grand Comic-Book
   Database.
   I. [Each creator]. II. Superman and Metal Men. III. Metal
   Men and Superman. k. Chemo. k. Dying. k. Chemistry. Call
   no.: PN6728.1.N3A2no.590
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A Better Environment Booklet.
   Making a Home for Wildlife on the Land. -- Ankeny, Iowa :
   Soil Conservation Society of America, 1980. -- 15 p. : col.
   ill. ; 26 cm. -- (A Better Environment Booklet) -- Title
   from cover.
   1. Wildlife conservation--Comic books, strips, etc. I. Soil
   Conservation Society of America. II. Series. Call no.:
   SK354.2.M3 1980
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"Better Every Year" / Joseph Serpico. p. 75 in Comic Book
   Marketplace, v. 2, no. 64 (Nov. 1998). -- (Marketplace
   Mail) -- Letter about the San Diego ComicCon, and the
   American Associaton of Comicbook Collectors. -- Call no.:
   PN6714.C632v.2no.64
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"Better Get a Move On, Biff, We Wouldn't Want You to Miss Your
   Tee Time!"* (Judge Parker, June 10, 1993) / LeDoux and
   Wilson. -- Summary: Sam Driver is a small time lawyer, no
   problem for a Harvard boy like Biff. -- Call no.: PN6726
   f.B55 "Harvard"
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Better Half.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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The Better Half

Newspaper panel about a married couple, by Bob Barnes at first, then by Randy Glasbergen
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The Better Half / by Bob Barnes. -- New York : H. Holt, 1958.
   -- 96 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
   1. Marriage--Caricatures and cartoons. I. Barnes, Bob. Call
   no.: NC1429.B26 1958
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The Better Half / Bob Barnes. -- New York : Duell, Sloan and
   Pearce, 1963. -- 1 v. : ill. -- Subject: Marriage cartoons.
   -- Call no.: NC1429.B26A38 1963
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The Better Half. -- New York : Ace, 1981. -- 158 p. : ill. ;
   18 cm. -- Cover title: The Best Laughs of The Better Half.
   1. Marriage--Caricatures and cartoons. I. Barnes, Bob. II.
   The Best Laughs of The Better Half. Call no.: NC1429.B26A4
   1981
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The Better Half (Jan. 6, 1965)
   "I Married Him for Better or Worse, and it Didn't Take Me
   Long to Find Out Which One it Was" (The Better Half, Jan.
   6, 1965) / by Bob Barnes. reproduced on p. 114 of Golf in
   the Comic Strips, ed. by Howard Ziehm (General Publishing
   Group, 1997). Setting: The husband is practicing his
   putting in the house. -- Call no.: PN6726.G595 1997
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The Better Half (Aug. 23, 1999)
   "I Need Something that Smells Like a Wet Dog or Bad
   Cheese"* (Better Half, Aug. 23, 1999) / Glasbergen. --
   Summary: He's at the perfume counter looking for a way to
   get left alone while he watches the ballgame. -- Call no.:
   PN6726 f.B55 "wet dogs"
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The Better Half (Feb. 28, 2000)
   "I'm Not Sure If I Got the New Diet Pills or the Placebo,
   but Mine have M&M Printed on Them" (Better Half, Feb. 28,
   2000) / Glasbergen. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "M&Ms"
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The Better Half (Mar. 3, 2000)
   "Dry Mouth is a Common Side Effect" (Better Half, Mar. 3,
   2000) / Glasbergen. -- Summary: The pharmacist explains the
   cactus on his tongue. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
   "pharmacists"
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The Better Half (Mar. 11, 2000)
   "My Wife Loves Me Just the Way I Am. Divorced!" (Better
   Half, Mar. 11 2000) / Glasbergen. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
   "divorce"
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The Better Half (Oct. 3, 2000)
   "Last Night He Named a Star After Me and I Named a Headache
   After Him"* (Better Half, Oct. 3, 2000) / Glasbergen. --
   Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "headaches"
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The Better Half--Miscellanea.
   Index entry to Cartoonist Profiles, no. 77 (Mar. 1988), p.
   62-65 -- Data from R.C. Harvey. Call no.: NC1300.C35no.77
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The Better Half--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 732) in Historia de los Comics / J.
   Toutain, J. Coma (Barcelona : Toutain, 1982-1984?) -- Call
   no.: PN6710.H5 1982a
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The Better Half--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 195) in A History of Komiks of the
   Philippines and Other Countries, by Cynthia Roxas & Joaquin
   Arevalo Jr. (Islas Filipinas Pub. Co., 1985). -- Call no.:
   PN6790.P47R6 1985
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The Better Half--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 115) in Women and the Comics / by Trina
   Robbins and Catherine Yronwode (Eclipse Books, 1985). Call
   no.: PN6710.R6 1985
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Better Halves.
   "Bigamist Clichés" (Rhymes with Orange, Oct. 13, 1998) /
   Hilary B. Price. -- Summary: A bigamist introduces his
   better thirds. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "bigamy"
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The Better Hoff. -- New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston,
   1961. -- 1 v. : chiefly ill. ; 20 cm.
   1. Women--Caricatures and cartoons. I. Hoff, Syd, 1912-
   Call no.: NC1429.H543 1961
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Better Homes & Gardens.
   "How They're Cleaning Up the Comic Books" / by Mort
   Weisinger. p. 64-67 in Comic Book Marketplace, v. 2, no. 58
   (Apr. 1998) ; originally published in Better Homes &
   Gardens (Mar. 1955). -- Describes the beginning of the
   Comics Code Authority.  -- Call no.: PN6714.C632v.2no.58
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Better Homes & Gardens.
   Index entry (p. 172) in Dangerous Drawings, ed. by Andrea
   Juno (New York : Juno Books, 1997). -- Call no.:
   PN6725.D245 1997
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"Better Hurry Up Before the Rest of America Fills Up the
   Dumpster"* (Rm A313, Nov. 27, 1989) / by Joshua Kilmer. --
   Summary: America's landfills will be full by the year 2000,
   and it's your turn to take out the garbage. -- Call no.:
   PN6726 f.B55 "landfills"
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"Better is the Best" / John F. Donohoe. p. 10A in The Lansing
   State Journal, Sept. 20, 2001. -- Letter to the editor
   about For Better or For Worse. -- Call no.: PN6710.S35 2001
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Better Jobs.
   "Mona Monssen, Movie Star and Spy"* (Glory Forbes,
   Vigilante) / by Bob Hickok ; art: Jean Levander. 8 p. in
   Rangers Comics, no. 11 (June 1943). -- Mona has a black
   maid (whom she shoots), and at the end Glory promises the
   maid a better job in a war plant. -- Data from Lou Mougin
   via The Grand Comics Database Project. -- Call no.: Film
   15791r.162
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Better Lat Than Never. -- Kuala Lumpur : Berita Pub., 1989. --
   146 p. : ill. ; 19 x 22 cm.
   1. Malay comics. I. Lat. II. Berita Publishing. Call no.:
   PN6790.M353L4B4 1989
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Better Late than Never

Title phrase
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"Better Late than Never!" 5 p. in Our Love Story, no. 26 (Dec.
   1973) -- Call no.: PN6728.3.M3O85no.26
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"Better Late Than Never" p. 95-97 (Comics Journal #78 December
   1982) -- Data from Pete Coogan.
   1. Animated films--Reviews. 2. Tournee of Animation. I.
   Sanderson, Peter. Call no.: PN6700.C62no.78
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"Better Late than Never" / John Jones. p. 2-3 in The Comics
   Journal, no. 225 (July 2000). -- (Blood and Thunder) --
   Letter to the editor on Carol Kalish. -- Call no.:
   PN6700.C62no.225
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"Better Late Than Never" (Dopin' Dan) 6 p. in Dopin' Dan, v.
   1, no. 2 (1973). -- By Ted Richards. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.45.L3D6no.2
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"Better Late than Never!" (Shazam) / Denny O'Neil, writer ;
   C.C. Beck, artist. 8 p. in Shazam, no. 6 (Oct. 1973) --
   Features Captain Marvel, Sivana.
   I. O'Neil, Denny. II. Beck, C. C. (Charles Clarence) III.
   Shazam. k. Captain Marvel. k. Sivana. k. Lateness. k.
   Never. Call no.: PN6728.4.N3S48no.6
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The Better Little Book.

See also Big Little Books
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The Better Little Book.
   Donald Duck and Ghost Morgan's treasure / Walt Disney. --
   Racine, Wis. : Whitman Publishing Company, 1946. -- ca. 250
   p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better little book) -- (All
   Pictures Comics) -- Cover title: Walt Disney's Donald Duck
   and Ghost Morgan's treasure. -- Characters: Pirates. --
   Genre: Funny animal. -- Call no.: PN6728.W47D653 1946
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The Better Little Book ; 1400
   Walt Disney's Dumbo of the Circus : only his ears grew! :
   based on the Walt Disney moton picture. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1941. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1400)
   1. Funny animal comics. I. Dumbo of the Circus. II. Series.
   Call no.: PN6728.W47D8 1941
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The Better Little Book ; 1403
   Apple Mary and Dennie's Lucky Apples / by Martha Orr. --
   Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1939. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. --
   (The Better Little Book ; no. 1403) -- "Based on the famous
   newspaper strip".
   I. Dennie's Lucky Apples. I. Orr, Martha. II. Series. Call
   no.: PN6728.W47A65 1939
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The Better Little Book ; 1405
   Lone Star Martin of the Texas Rangers / by Peter A. Wyckoff
   ; illustrated by Ted Horn. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1939.
   -- 422 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (Better Little Book ; 1405)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Wyckoff, Peter A.
   II. Horn, Ted. III. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47L64 1939
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A Better Little Book ; 1419
   Skeezix on his own in the Big City : from the famous
   newspaper strip Gasoline Alley / by Frank King. -- Racine,
   Wis. : Whitman, 1940. -- ca. 400 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (A
   Better Little Book ; 1419) -- "All picture comics."
   I. King, Frank, 1883- II. Gasoline Alley. III. Series. Call
   no.: PN6728.W47G3 1940
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The Better Little Book ; 1420
   Terry and War in the Jungle / by Helen Berke. -- Racine,
   Wis. : Whitman, 1946. -- 346 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The
   Better Little Book ; 1420) -- "Based on the famous
   newspaper strip by Milton Caniff."
   1. Jungle adventure comics. 2. War comics. I. Berke, Helen.
   II. Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-1988. III. Terry and the
   Pirates. IV. War in the Jungle. V. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47T37 1946
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The Better Little Book ; 1421
   The Phantom and Desert Justice / by Lee Falk and Ray Moore.
   -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman Publishing Company, 1941. -- 424
   p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book ; 1421) --
   "Based on the famous newspaper strip." -- Call no.:
   PN6728.W47P47 1941
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The Better Little Book ; 1421
   Roy Rogers and the Dwarf-Cattle Ranch / by Don Middleton ;
   illustrated by Henry E. Vallely. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman,
   1947. -- 346 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book
   ; 1421)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Middleton, D. H.
   (Don H.)  II. Vallely, Henry E. III. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47R6 1947
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The Better Little Book ; 1423
   Blondie : Who's Boss? / based on the famous comic strip by
   Chic Young. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1942. -- 424 p. :
   ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book ; 1423)
   I. Young, Chic, 1901-1973. II. Who's Boss?   III. Series.
   Call no.: PN6728.W47B56 1942
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The Better Little Book ; 1423
   Peggy Brown and the Secret Treasure / story by Kathryn
   Heisenfelt ; illustrated by Henry E. Vallely. -- Racine,
   Wis. : Whitman, 1947. -- 286 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The
   Better Little Book ; 1423)
   I. Heisenfelt, Kathryn. II. Vallely, Henry E. III. Series.
   Call no.: PN6728.W47P4 1947
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The Better Little Book ; 1425
   Brad Turner in Transatlantic Flight / story by Albert B.
   Dale ; illustrated by Robert Jenney. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1939. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1425)
   1. Aeronautics--Comic books, strips, etc. I. Dale, Albert
   B. II. Jenney, Robert L., 1914- III. Transatlantic Flight.
   IV. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47B7
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The Better Little Book ; 1427
   Brenda Starr and the Masked Imposter : based on the famous
   newspaper strip / drawn by Dale Messick. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1943. -- 344 p. : ill. ;12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1427)
   1. Career girl comics. I. Messick, Dale. II. Series. Call
   no.: PN6728.W47B73 1943
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The Better Little Book ; 1428
   Gene Autry, Special Ranger / story by H.C. Thomas ;
   illustrated by Erwin L. Hess. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman,
   1941. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book
   ; 1428)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Thomas, Harlan C.
   II. Hess, Erwin L. III. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47G4
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The Better Little Book ; 1433
   Gang Busters Step In / by Isaac McAnally ; illustrated by
   Henry E. Vallely. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1939. -- 424
   p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book ; 1433)
   1. Organized crime--Comic books, strips, etc. I. McAnally,
   Isaac. II. Vallely, Henry E. III. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47G2 1939
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The Better Little Book ; 1438
   Blondie and Dagwood : Everybody's Happy : based on the
   famous newspaper strip / by Chic Young. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1948. -- 286 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1438)
   I. Young, Chic, 1901-1973. II. Everybody's Happy. III.
   Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47B55 1948
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The Better Little Book ; 1438
   Dan O'Dare Finds War / by Gaylord Du Bois ; illustrated by
   Erwin L. Hess. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1940. -- 424 p. :
   ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book ; 1438)
   1. War comics. I. Du Bois, Gaylord, 1899-  II. Hess, Erwin
   L. III. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47D26 1940
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The Better Little Book ; 1442
   Tillie the Toiler and the Wild Man of Desert Island / based
   on the comic strip by Russ Westover. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1941. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1442)
   1. Career girl comics. I. Westover, Russ, 1886-1966. II.
   The Wild Man of Desert Island. III. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47T48 1941
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The Better Little Book ; 1445
   Dick Tracy and the Bicycle Gang / by Helen Berke ; based on
   the famous newspaper strip by Chester Gould. -- Racine,
   Wis. : Whitman, 1948. -- 286 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The
   Better Little Book ; 1445)
   1. Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc. I.
   Berke, Helen. II. Gould, Chester. III. The Bicycle Gang.
   IV. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47D5 1948
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The Better Little Book ; 1446
   Terry and the Pirates and the Giant's Vengeance : based on
   the famous adventure strip / Milton Caniff. -- Racine,
   Wisc. : Whitman, 1939. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The
   Better Little Book ; 1446)
   1. Adventure story comics. I. Caniff, Milton Arthur,
   1907-1988. I. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47T36 1939
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The Better Little Book ; 1446
   Convoy Patrol : a thrilling story of the U.S. Navy / R.R.
   Winterbotham ; illustrated by Erwin L. Hess. -- Racine,
   Wis. : Whitman, 1942. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The
   Better Little Book ; 1446)
   1. War comics. I. Winterbotham, R. R. (Russell Robert),
   1904- II. Hess, Erwin L. III. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47C6 1942
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The Better Little Book ; 1447
   Ray Land of the Tank Corps U.S.A. / story by R.R.
   Winterbotham ; illustrated by Erwin L. Hess ; cover by
   Robert Weisman. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1942. -- 424 p.
   : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Books ; 1447)
   1. War comics. I. Winterbotham, R. R. (Russell Robert),
   1904- II. Hess, Erwin L. III. Weisman, Robert R.,
   1888-1947. IV. Tank Corps U.S.A. V. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47R3 1942
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The Better Little Book ; 1450
   The Lone Ranger and the Black Shirt Highwayman : with
   Silver and Tonto / by Fran Striker. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1939. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1450)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Striker, Fran,
   1903-1962. II. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47L565 1939
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The Better Little Book ; 1451
   Our Gang on the March! : stories / by Eleanor Packer,
   retold from Our Gang comedies ; illustrated by H.E. Vallely
   from motion picture scenes. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman,
   1942. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book
   ; 1451)
   1. Funny kid comics. I. Packer, Eleanor. II. Vallely, Henry
   E. III. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47O8 1942
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The Better Little Book ; 1457
   George O'Brien and the Hooded Riders / by Gaylord Du Bois ;
   illustrated by Erwin L. Hess. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman,
   1940. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book
   ; 1457)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Du Bois, Gaylord,
   1899- II. Hess, Erwin L. III. The Hooded Riders. IV.
   Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47G45
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The Better Little Book ; 1458
   The Desert Eagle Rides Again : a tale of the horseman from
   the hills / by John W. Finney ; illustrated by Samuel
   Nisenson. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1939. -- 292 p. : ill.
   ; 12 cm -- (The Better Little Book ; 1458)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Finney, John W. II.
   Nisenson, Samuel. III. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47D4 1939
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The Better Little Book ; 1461
   Uncle Sam's Sky Defenders / story by Peter A. Wyckoff ;
   illustrated by Erwin L. Hess. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman,
   1941. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (Better Little Book ;
   1461) -- Corner flip "movies."
   1. War comics. I. Wyckoff, Peter A. II. Hess, Erwin L. III.
   Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47U5 1941
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The Better Little Book ; 1464
   Flame Boy and the Indians' Secret / Oren Arnold ;
   illustrated by Sekakuku, Hopi Indian artist. -- Racine,
   Wis. : Whitman, 1938. -- 298 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The
   Better Little Book ; 1464)
   1. Indians of North America--Comic books, strips, etc. 2.
   Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Arnold, Oren. II.
   Sekakuku. III. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47F53 1938
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The Better Little Book ; 1465
   Zip Saunders, King of the Speedway : an auto racing story /
   by Rex Loomis ; illustrated by R. Weisman. -- Racine, Wis.
   : Whitman, 1939. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1465)
   1. Automobile racing--Comic books, strips, etc. I. Loomis,
   Rex. II. Weisman, Robert R., 1888-1947. III. Series. Call
   no.: PN6728.W47Z5
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The Better Little Book ; 1468
   The Lone Ranger Follows Through / by Fran Striker ;
   illustrated by H.E. Vallely. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman,
   1941. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book
   ; 1468)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Striker, Fran,
   1903-1962. II. Vallely, Henry E. III. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47L6
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The Better Little Book ; 1471
   James Oliver Curwood's Kazan, King of the Pack : another
   thrilling story of the great wolf-dog of the far North /
   illustrated by Erwin L. Hess. -- Racine, Wisc. : Whitman,
   1940. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book
   ; 1471)
   1. Dogs--Fiction--Comic books, strips, etc. 2. Adventure
   story comics. I. Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927. II.
   Hess, Erwin L. III. Kazan, King of the Pack. IV. Series.
   Call no.: PN6728.W47K32 1940
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The Better Little Book ; 1475
   Red Ryder and the Outlaw of Painted Valley / based on the
   famous newspaper strip by Fred Harman. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1943. -- 346 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1475)
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Harman, Fred. II.
   The Outlaw of Painted Valley. III. Series. Call no.:
   PN6728.W47R4 1943
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The Better Little Book ; 1484
   Detective Higgins of the Racket Squad / by Millard Thacksen
   ; illustrated by Herbert Anderson. -- Racine, Wis. :
   Whitman, 1938. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1484)
   1. Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc. I.
   Thacksen, Millard. II. Anderson, Herbert. III. Racket
   Squad. IV. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47D43 1938
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The Better Little Book ; 1489
   Don Winslow of the Navy and the Great War Plot / by Frank
   V. Martinek. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman, 1940. -- 424 p. :
   ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better Little Book ; 1489) -- "Based
   on the famous adventure strip."
   1. War comics. I. Martinek, Frank Victor, 1895- II. The
   Great War Plot. III. Series. Call no.: PN6728.W47D6
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The Better Little Book ; 1499
   Terry and the Pirates in the Mountain Stronghold / by
   Milton Caniff. -- Racine, Wis. : Whitman Publishing
   Company, 1941. -- 424 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. -- (The Better
   Little Book ; 1499) -- "Based on the famous newspaper
   strip." -- Call no.: PN6728.W47T367 1941
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Better Lives.
   Build a Better Life by Stealing Office Supplies : Dogbert's
   Big Book of Business / illustrated by Scott Adams. --
   Kansas City : Andrews and McMeel, 1991. -- 111 p. : ill. ;
   21 cm. -- Dilbert comic strips. -- Call no.: PN6728.D535B85
   1991
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Better Living Booklet for Parents and Techers.
   Your Child and Radio, TV, Comics, and Movies / by Paul
   Witty, Harry Bricker ; illustrated by Bea Leonard. --
   Chicago : Science Research Associates, 1952. -- 49 p. :
   ill. ; 22 cm. -- (Better Living Booklet for Parents and
   Teachers)
   1. Recreation. 2. Child development. 3. Children and comic
   books. 4. Motion pictures and children. 5. Mass media and
   children. 6. Television and children. 7. Radio and
   children. I. Witty, Paul Andrew, 1898- II. Bricker, Harry.
   III. Leonard, Bea. IV. Series. Call no.: HQ784.C6W5
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"Better Living Through Chemistry" / Phoebe Gloeckner. p. 31 in
   Wimmin's Comics, no. 17 (1992). -- "The Kvetch Issue" --
   Call no.: PN6728.45.L3W5no.17
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Better Living Through Crime.
   Miss : Better Living Through Crime / Philippe Thirault,
   Marc Riou, Mark Vigouroux ; translated by Justin Kelly and
   Natacha Ruck ; introduction by Ed Brubaker -- Los Angeles,
   CA : Humanoids Publishing, 2002. -- 191 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
   -- Detective and mystery genre, set in New York City in the
   early 1900s. -- Call no.: PN6747.R54 M513 2002
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Better Living with the Fish of Pain / Jayne Jain. -- Winooski,
   Vt. : J. Jain, 1987. -- 6 p. : ill. ; 15 cm. -- Title from
   cover. -- Copy 2 published by Umptuous Press.
   1. New wave comics. I. Jain, Jayne. Call no.:
   PN6728.55.U44B4 1987
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Better Luck Next Century--Reviews.
   "Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year 2002" ; "Better Luck
   Next Century : Political Cartoons by Dylan Horrocks" p.
   350-352 in International Journal of Comic Art, v. 4, no. 2
   (Fall 2002). -- Michael Rhode reviews two books, the first
   edited by Charles Brooks. -- (Book Reviews) -- Call no.:
   PN6700.I54v.4no.2
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"Better Luck Next Year"* (The Duplex, Apr. 11, 2000) / Glenn
   McCoy. -- Summary: He gives the lawnmower a pull, and it
   doesn't start. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "lawnmowers"
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"Better Make It a Case. What I Need is a Wheelchair!"* (Willy
   'n Ethel, Oct. 2, 1987) / by Joe Martin. -- Summary: Willy
   asks for a six-pack, and Ethel tells him alcohol is a
   crutch. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "crutches"
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Better Nature.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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"Better Never than Late!" (Scooter) 6 p. in Swing with
   Scooter, no. 14 (Sept. 1968) -- Call no.:
   PN6728.3.N3S9no.14
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Better or Verse.
   Mad for Better or Verse / by Frank Jacobs ; illustrated by
   Paul Coker, Jr. ; edited by Albert B. Feldstein ; with a
   foreword by Nick Meglin. -- New York : Signet, 1968. -- 192
   p. : ill. ; 18 cm. -- Subject: Poetry. -- Call no.:
   PN6727.J27M33 1968
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Better or Worse.
   Index entry (p. 115) in A History of the Comic Strip, by
   Pierre Couperie, et al. (New York : Crown Publishers,
   1968). -- Call no.: NC1355.B28513
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Better Publications

American comics publisher
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Better Publications.
   Clay Cody Gunslinger. -- New York : Better Publications,
   1957. -- col. ill. ; 26 cm. -- Published no. 1 (Fall 1957)
   only. -- "Pines Comics." -- LIBRARY HAS: no. 1.
   1. Western comic books, strips, etc. I. Better
   Publications. II. Pines comics. k. Cody, Clay. k.
   Gunslingers. Call no.: PN6728.2.P5 C55
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Better Publications.
   Exciting Comics [microform] -- No. 1 (Apr. 1940)- . -- New
   York : Better Publications, 1940-1949. -- col. ill. ; 26
   cm. -- Ceased with no. 69 (Sept. 1949), cf. Official
   Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide. -- Microfilm. St. Clair
   Shores, Mich. : J. Bails. -- positive ; 16 mm. -- (Jerry
   Bails Microfilm Library of Comic Art) -- LIBRARY HAS: no.
   1-25, 31-35, 42-46 (1940-1946) -- Distribution on reels:
         no. 1-10:  r. 156
         no. 11:    r. 18
         no. 12-17: r. 160
         no. 18-25: r. 213
         no. 31-35, r. 207
         no. 42-46, r. 106.
   1. Superhero comics. 2. Adventure story comics. I. Better
   Publications. II. Series. Call no.: Film 15791
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Better Publications.
   Popular Romance. -- Meriden, Conn. : Better Publications,
   1949-1954. -- col. ill. ; 26 cm. -- Published no. 5 (Dec.
   1949) - no. 29 (July 1954), cf. Overstreet Comic Book Price
   Guide. -- "Standard comics". -- LIBRARY HAS: no. 14, 16
   (1951). -- Call no.: PN6728.1.S7P6
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Better Publications.
   Startling Comics [microform] -- New York : Better
   Publications, 1940-1948. -- col. ill. ; 26 cm. -- Published
   no. 1 (June 1940) - no. 53 (May 1948). -- Microfilm. St.
   Clair Shores, Mich. : J. Bails. -- positive ; 16 mm. --
   (Jerry Bails Microfilm Library of Comic Art) -- Genre:
   Superhero. -- LIBRARY HAS: no. 1-10, 15-21, 32-49
   (1940-1948). -- Distribution on reels:
      no. 1-5: r. 202
      no. 6-10: r. 201
      no. 15-21: r 158
      no. 32-40: r. 153
      no. 41-45: r. 193
      no. 46-49: r. 207
   -- Call no.: Film 15791
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Better Publications--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 134) in All in Color for a Dime, edited by
   Dick Lupoff & Don Thompson (Iola, WI : Krause Publications,
   1997). -- Call no.: NC1426.A43 1997
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Better Publications--Miscellanea.
   Index entry (p. 146) in The Comic-Book Book, ed. by Don
   Thompson & Dick Lupoff (Krause Publications, 1998). -- Call
   no.: PN6725.T5 1998
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"Better Run For It, Baxter" (Our Boarding House, Aug. 25,
   1967) / Bill Freyse. -- Summary: Neighbor Harvey Baxter is
   in his yard with his push mower as Amos' father leaves on
   his motorcycle; Amos is about to launch a story about a
   special assignment for the governor. -- Call no.: PN6726
   f.B55 "motorcycles
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"Better Stay Off the Sofas, Major" (Our Boarding House, Dec.
   23, 1966) / Bill Freyse. -- Summary: Major Hoople is put
   off by the crowd of shoppers at the department store, and
   considers shopping in the furniture store next door
   instead. -- Call no.: PN6726 f.B55 "shopping"
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"Better Take it Down, It's Only Making Them Mad"* (Willy 'n
   Ethel, July 12, 1986) / Joe Martin. -- Summary: Willy has a
   'Sunday Brunch' sign over his hot dog stand. -- Call no.:
   PN6726 f.B55 "brunch"
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"Better than Cats!" / Penelope Corcoran. p. 5 in Comics
   Journal, no. 163 (Nov. 1993) -- (Blood & Thunder) -- Letter
   to the editor. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.163
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"Better than Jerry Lewis" / T.S. Hart p. 8 in The Comics
   Journal, no. 175 (Mar. 1995) -- Brief letter on Martin
   Wagner.
   1. Wagner, Martin. I. Hart, T. S. Call no.:
   PN6700.C62no.175
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"Better Than Your Age?" / Jeff Vaughn. p. 5 in Comic Book
   Marketplace, v. 2, no. 56 (Feb. 1998). -- (Marketplace
   Mail) -- Letter to the editor. -- Call no.:
   PN6714.C632v.2no.56
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"Better the Spirit World than the Slammer!"* (Smacky Duck) /
   Ned Sonntag. 4 p. in All Duck (San Francisco, CA : Co., &
   Sons, 1972). -- Story opens in a prison library. -- Call
   no.: PN6728.45.C6A55
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"Better Times" / R. Campbell. 6 p. in Gay Comix, no. 5 (1984)
   I. Campbell, R. k. Time Travel. Call no.:
   PN6728.45.K5G3no.5
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Betterman, Nelson.
   "Nelson Betterman" (Museum) / by Fernando De Felipe. p.
   46-55 in Heavy Metal, v. 20, no. 3 (July 1996). -- Call
   no.: PN6728.H43v.20no.3
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Betterment.
   The Blank in the Comics strip collection includes a file of
   one or more daily comic strips related to this keyword or
   topic. Call no.: PN6726 f.B55
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Bettersworth, Jim.
   Entry (p. 14) in The Who's Who of American Comic Books, by
   Jerry Bails & Hames Ware (Detroit, Mich. : J. Bails,
   1973-1976). -- Call no.: PN6725.B3v.1
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