Betty and Veronica #143 [Direct Edition]
(January 2000)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.79 USD; 1.99 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
Barcode
762816467483 14311
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

This issue is labeled "Y2K OK".
This issue is a variant of Betty and Veronica (Archie, 1987 series) #143 [Newsstand].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I read that to protect yourself from the "Y2K" problem, it's a good idea to stockpile cash!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica responds to Y2K worries by stockpiling paper money.

A Turn For The Better (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
As a class assignment, Veronica writes about how people dealt with the change from the nineteenth century to the twentieth, while Betty speculates on how people will deal with the change from the twenty-first to the twenty-second century.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dominique Becerra; Ashley Crofts; Carrie Tsang; T. J. Saggu; Kim Fredericks
Inks
Dominique Becerra; Ashley Crofts; Carrie Tsang; T. J. Saggu; Kim Fredericks
Colors
Dominique Becerra; Ashley Crofts; Carrie Tsang; T. J. Saggu; Kim Fredericks
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Retro Fashions (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan DeCarlo
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dan DeCarlo
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica model era-specific fashions from 1955, 1960 and 1965, while a caricature of Dan DeCarlo narrates.
Reprints

Picture This (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Aunt Hilda; Aunt Zelda
Synopsis
Hilda and Zelda allow Sabrina to invite Harvey over for a romantic evening alone, but can't resist spying on them.

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While Some People
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick promotes Archie's Christmas Stocking #7, Archie's Holiday Fun Digest #4, and Sabrina #1.

Down By Davy Jones' Locker (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Davy Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis
A series of accidents places Betty in the arms of a dreamy new student, to Veronica's growing resentment.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Sara Algase [as Betty and Veronica]
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who Needs A Psychic Hotline
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Deja Vu, Who? (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Cousin Ashley (Lodge?)
Synopsis
Veronica describes the horrors of spending an afternoon with her snooty cousin Ashley, while Betty reflects back on memories of how Veronica was the same way when she was seven.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The credits for this story printed in Betty and Veronica Double Digest (Archie, 1987 series) #206 list Writer: Kathleen Webb, Pencils: Jeff Shultz, Inks: Mike Esposito.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I read that to protect yourself from the "Y2K" problem, it's a good idea to stockpile cash!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. A Turn For The Better
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fan Art
  4. 3. Retro Fashions
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Picture This
    Sabrina
  6. 5. ["While Some People"]
    Editor's Notebook
  7. 6. Down By Davy Jones' Locker
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Who Needs A Psychic Hotline"]
    Dear Betty & Veronica
  9. 8. Deja Vu, Who?
    Betty and Veronica
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