(December 1975)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
twice in January, September, October and December, once in March, April, June and August
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

[Season's Greetings] (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
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty meet and greet on opposing escalators.

Can You Top This (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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
Synopsis:
Veronica pontificates on the joy of the Christmas season.

Cool Thinking (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx and Greg try to get their snowman to last longer.

Wrap Session (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie overhears Betty and Veronica proclaim they'd like their gifts from him to be wrapped by him. After he fails miserably at wrapping them, he takes each gift to the other girl and appeals for her help in wrapping them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed in Jughead's Double Digest #187.

Cast Blast (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
After Veronica outmaneuvers her for Archie at the ski lodge, Betty allows Dilton to practice splinting legs on her. And the cast suddenly makes her the center of attention at the lodge.

["I have a boyfriend"] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Christmas Presents (Table of Contents)

Archie & the Gang / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Cross out the letters in each character's name to find out what they hope to get for Christmas.

The "A" and "B" of It (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead show up to help Betty and Veronica decorate the Lodge Christmas tree - - if you can call that "help".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The two reprints of this story list Kathleen Webb as the author. This isn't likely, as it was published a full ten years before she sold her first script to Archie Comics. They also list Henry Scarpelli as the inker, which is possible but unlikely for this time period.

Archie's New Girl (Table of Contents)

Archie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Gwen
Synopsis:
Veronica manages to hold off another girl trying to take Archie from her, with the help of Jughead and Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Season's Greetings]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Can You Top This
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Cool Thinking
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Wrap Session
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Cast Blast
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. ["I have a boyfriend"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Christmas Presents
    Archie & the Gang
  8. 7. The "A" and "B" of It
    Betty And Veronica
  9. 8. Archie's New Girl
    Archie; Hostess
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