(1957)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
once a year
On-sale date:
1957-10-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover and indicia title is Archie's Christmas Stocking.

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1957 Books, Pamphlets, Serials, Contributions to Periodicals, page 950 as stated: Archie's Christmas Stocking No. 4, 1957 edition. Application author: John L. Goldwater © Archie Comic Publications, Inc.; 4 October 1957; registration number A313152.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Hmm... never mind the decorations for Archie's Christmas tree, Reggie! He has just the decorations he wants!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #16

Leaders In Laughs (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

I Pine Fir You and Balsam (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Mr. Lodge go shopping for a Christmas tree.
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Indexer Notes

Hiram Lodge is called "Jayson" in this story.

Yule Be Sorry! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
The Lodges spend Christmas in Hawaii until Hiram gets homesick.

Holiday How-to-Do-Its (Table of Contents: 4)

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Archie Gets the Breaks (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead go skiing.
Keywords:
skiing

Indexer Notes

Three panels.

Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sign and Resign (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee hires Moose to paint a sign for the school.

Music, Maestro, Sneeze (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy quizzes Jughead on famous composers.

Indexer Notes

Four panels.

Large Charge! (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to repair Archie's television set.

Dis-Missile (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are handling the letters to Santa Claus.
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Picture Crossword Fun (Table of Contents: 11)

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Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle with pictures as clues.

Idiot's Delight (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty needs a lot of help from Archie for picking gifts and wrapping presents.
Reprints:

[Fun For Boys] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Podell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dressed To Kill (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty and Veronica / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty plans a Christmas party and Veronica plans her own party for the same time.

Indexer Notes

Three illustrations.

Ski Frail (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee brags about what a great skier he was and still is.

Christmas Fun (Table of Contents: 16)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Perfectly Sooted (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie has a plan to sweep Mr. Lodge's chimney

Favorite Play (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty wants to hear Archie's football story.

Indexer Notes

Five panels.

Present Aid (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica buys a practical gift for Archie.

Indexer Notes

Four panels.

Santa Cross (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Big Moose is playing Santa Claus in the school play.

Tree for the Money (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Brandon (Veronica's butler)
Synopsis:
Archie gets a Christmas tree and ornaments for Veronica.

Ignorance Is Bliss (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; unnamed (new superintendent of schools)
Synopsis:
Reggie nearly runs over a pedestrian.

Indexer Notes

Superintendent is misspelled as "Superintendant".

Missed List (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie have Jughead find out what Betty and Veronica want for Christmas.

This and That (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Cool Yule (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are planning a Christmas party for the little tots in the neighborhood.

Go for Broke! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie inquires about Jughead's date.

The Loan Arranger (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to borrow some money.

Indexer Notes

Two panels.

Christmas Ideas (Table of Contents: 28)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Bedtime Story! (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica's cousin Leroy / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Leroy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Leroy won't go to sleep.

Short Cut! (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Jughead's mother
Synopsis:
Jughead eats blueberry pie.

Indexer Notes

Four panels.

Mistle Warfare (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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?
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mistletoe is scarce this year but Veronica has it.

[Toys! Tricks! Fun!] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Do you need extra money?] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hmm... never mind the decorations for Archie's Christmas tree, Reggie! He has just the decorations he wants!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Leaders In Laughs
    Archie
  3. 2. I Pine Fir You and Balsam
    Archie
  4. 3. Yule Be Sorry!
    Archie
  5. 4. Holiday How-to-Do-Its
  6. 5. Archie Gets the Breaks
    Archie
  7. 6. Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. Sign and Resign
    Jughead
  9. 8. Music, Maestro, Sneeze
    Jughead
  10. 9. Large Charge!
    Jughead
  11. 10. Dis-Missile
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Picture Crossword Fun
  13. 12. Idiot's Delight
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. [Fun For Boys]
    Podell Book Co.
  15. 14. Dressed To Kill
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Ski Frail
    Jughead
  17. 16. Christmas Fun
  18. 17. Perfectly Sooted
    Reggie
  19. 18. Favorite Play
    Betty
  20. 19. Present Aid
    Veronica
  21. 20. Santa Cross
    Archie
  22. 21. Tree for the Money
    Archie
  23. 22. Ignorance Is Bliss
    Reggie
  24. 23. Missed List
    Jughead
  25. 24. This and That
    Veronica
  26. 25. Cool Yule
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Go for Broke!
    Archie
  28. 27. The Loan Arranger
    Archie
  29. 28. Christmas Ideas
  30. 29. Bedtime Story!
    Veronica's cousin Leroy
  31. 30. Short Cut!
    Jughead
  32. 31. Mistle Warfare
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. [Toys! Tricks! Fun!]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  34. 33. [Do you need extra money?]
    Cheerful Card Company
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