(December 1974)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
3 times in January, once in March, April, June & November, twice in August, September, October & December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The indicia indicates the magazine is published by Archie Comic Publications, but the contents are copyrighted by Close Up, Inc.


["Remember waiting in line"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

The List Price (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty is aghast to find out Veronica buys her parents' Christmas gifts to her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit taken from World of Archie Double Digest reprinting.

[The New Russian Look] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica models an expensive new outfit for Betty.

An Ice Crack (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Jinx accidentally provides Charley with a straight line.

Weapon of Love (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
In the spirit of Christmas, Betty tries to quell a snowball war between two gangs of kids.

Deceive Peeve (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cousin Elmo; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
In an effort to get Archie away from Betty, Veronica invites him to entertain some orphans, then sends Leroy to recruit some.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit taken from digest reprint.

Ski and See (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Reggie is being a very hands on ski instructor for Betty and Veronica.
Reprints:

["I am 10 1/2 years old"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Eda Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Cool Christmas Cat (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Through a series of mistakes, Betty ends up with Veronica's present from Archie, but thinks Reggie gave it to her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from digest reprint.

Yule Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Word find puzzle with a Christmas present theme; spot the difference between five Christmas trees.

The Believer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica finds out Betty still mails letters to Santa Claus.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from digest reprint.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Remember waiting in line"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. The List Price
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. [The New Russian Look]
    Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. An Ice Crack
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Weapon of Love
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Deceive Peeve
    Veronica
  7. 6. Ski and See
    Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["I am 10 1/2 years old"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Cool Christmas Cat
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Yule Puzzle Page
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. The Believer
    Betty And Veronica
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