Betty Joins NASCAR (Illustrated)

Race Car diver Betty Cooper is featured in this months NASCAR Illustrated! It's the first time in Archie history that one of the Riverdale Kids have been featured in a NASCAR related publication. Motorsports are a natural for Archie Comics. Both NASCAR and Archie Comics are entertainment suitable for the entire family. The real life success of female drivers Janet Guthrie, Lyn St. James, Sarah Fisher & Danica Patrick encouraged Hiram Lodge to sponsor Betty as a his motorsports driver. When reached for comment Mr. Lodge said "We are pleased that Betty has been featured in such a fine publication as NASCAR Illustrated. Of course I knew all along that Betty was an excellent choice to represent Team Lodge." Her daring new motorsport adventure ships next week in Archie Comics #572. Read about her in the January issue of NASCAR Illustrated, in stores now, then head to you local comic shop or newsstand next week.

Archie #572

“The Fast Track to Success”: Move over, Danica Patrick – you’ve got nothing on Betty Cooper and Indianapolis has nothing on the Riverdale 500! Mr. Lodge is the proud sponsor of one of the swiftest motor sports teams around, but his pride runs out of gas when one of his rivals lures away his top driver and pit crew! Not to worry though – Betty Cooper has offered to get behind the wheel, with Archie and the gang as her makeshift pit crew! Does Betty have what it takes to out-race the overconfident male drivers? Rev up your engines for action and excitement in this fast-paced tale! SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski. ART: Stan Goldberg.
Shipping January 3, 2007
On sale DCD January 17, 2007
On sale Newsstand January 23, 2007
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US

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