(January 1989)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
13 times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Barcode:
07695614520101
Editing:
Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Merry Christmas to Everyone] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason

The Not-So-Impossible (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Barry Grossman

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Archie goes around trying to take pictures of things that should be impossible. He misses getting a shot of Santa Claus but finds something even more unbelievable -- Jughead kissing Ethel after she gave him a Christmas gift.
Reprints:

White Sprite (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Barry Grossman ?

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

Surprise Ending! (Table of Contents)

Archie and His Friends; Sunkist / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead meet up with Betty and Veronica in the Sunkist Fun Fruits Jungle.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Sunkist Fun Fruits fruit snacks.

Archie's Christmas Present (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) (signed)
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman ? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jangela Shumskas; Mirna Velic

Tree Glee (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Barry Grossman ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
The Andrews family searches for the perfect Christmas tree.

The Reel Thing (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Captain Jack Doiley; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
When Archie is unable to get the fishing reel he wants to give to his dad for Christmas, Dilton introduces him to his grandfather, who gives Archie his own reel, and who turns out to be a famous fisherman whose gift really impresses Archie's dad.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #235. No credits listed in this book.

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Dan Parent
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Barry Grossman ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; teen

Betty's Christmas Party Fashions (Table of Contents)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Barry Grossman ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
paper doll page

Indexer Notes

fashions submitted by Casey Gentry; Mary Wong; Laura Mark; Sandra Pacitto

Cover Charge (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Barry Grossman ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
When Jughead trades his beanie for a Santa cap, Reggie and the girls bombard him with snowballs, but Archie gets them back with the help of a crowd of neighborhood kids.
Reprints:

Health Education (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
announcement supporting AIDS education and including hotline number for the Centers for Disease Control

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Merry Christmas to Everyone]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  2. 1. The Not-So-Impossible
    Archie
  3. 2. White Sprite
    Archie
  4. 3. Surprise Ending!
    Archie and His Friends; Sunkist
  5. 4. Archie's Christmas Present
    Archie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  7. 6. Tree Glee
    Archie
  8. 7. The Reel Thing
    Archie
  9. 8. Trick or Treat
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Betty's Christmas Party Fashions
    Betty
  11. 10. Cover Charge
    Archie
  12. 11. Health Education
    Archie
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