(December 1976)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
twice in Jan., Sept., Oct., and Dec., and once in March, April, June and August
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Barcode:
?
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard 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

["Candy Stripes"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
While Betty decorates a Christmas tree with candy canes, Archie decorates Veronica with kisses.

Hang Loose (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; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie get detention on the Friday before Christmas vacation for excess celebration. So Betty and Veronica try to sneak some cookies to them past Mr. Weatherbee.

Open And Shut Case (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
Synopsis:
Jinx refuses to let a little thing like a "Do Not Open Until X-mas" label put her curiosity in check.

Christmas Miss (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; Hiram Lodge; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty finds a sweater she wants to give Archie for Christmas, but she doesn't have enough money with her. Veronica has seen this and, when Betty leaves to get more funds, swoops in and buys up the remaining two sweaters. When Mr. Lodge finds out, he takes matters into his own hands.
Reprints:

Cool Yule (Table of Contents)

Archie And Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica spots Archie buying her gift; Ethel shows Archie her gift from Jughead; Jughead rings for the Salvation Army from a sheltered spot.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a collection of three two-panel gags rather than a continuous story.

Merry Merchant (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; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica convince Pop to dress up as Santa as a way to attract business to the Chok'lit Shoppe for the holidays.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits from the credits printed in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #23.

["I Have A Good Friend"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Eda Edwards [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

["Looking For Something Different"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie Andrews, Where Are You #1.

["Pick A Winner Every Time"] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Checklist of titles still available from the publisher for twenty-five cents.

Give Till It Hurts (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Iron Man Ironski
Synopsis:
Feigning a back injury, Reggie watches Betty and Veronica put up the Lodge Christmas tree. So Veronica gets him a "special" gift in return.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Candy Stripes"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. Hang Loose
    Betty And Veronica
  3. 2. Open And Shut Case
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Christmas Miss
    Betty And Veronica
  5. 4. Cool Yule
    Archie And Friends
  6. 5. Merry Merchant
    Betty And Veronica
  7. 6. ["I Have A Good Friend"]
    Dear Betty And Veronica
  8. 7. ["Looking For Something Different"]
  9. 8. ["Pick A Winner Every Time"]
  10. 9. Give Till It Hurts
    Betty And Veronica
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