(January 1963)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Published five times yearly: January, June, August, September and December.
On-sale date
1962
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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

Archie's Christmas Stocking (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here are the keys, son! It's all yours! ...Complete with sugar plums!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Santa Claus
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Boxed In (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a Christmas list?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie decides to wrap himself in a big box for Veronica's Christmas present.
Reprints

R Is for Rooked (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
G-Greater love hath n-no man!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Gaston; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie sends Jughead over to Veronica's house to find out what she's getting him for Christmas.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica's Pin-Up Page / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, I forgot to tell you...Archie just stepped out for a coke!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Escape (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I like a white Christmas as much as the next guy, but this is ridiculous!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
This Christmas, Mr. Lodge is going away on a vacation so Archie won't ruin the holiday for him. Unfortunately, Veronica has forgotten to reserve her father's plane ticket, and when Archie tries to make the reservation, he winds up getting Mr. Lodge shipped to Alaska.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Hot and Cold! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brrrr... winter is no fun!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Greg
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Veronica's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge

Betty's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty poses in a sexy Christmas outfit while painting a card of Christmas cheer.
Keywords
Christmas

Monster Monopoly (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man, I really dig monster movies!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead make a monster snowman.
Reprints

The Hard Way (Table of Contents: 10)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Watch my next stunt!
Genre
humor; children

Picture Frame (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I never want to see you again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Archie gets Betty and Veronica to frame pictures of himself but delivers one to Veronica's house that has Betty's name on it.
Reprints

Go for Broke (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yuletide greetings, bubblebrain!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie plays a prank on Archie that makes him drop and break a bottle of perfume that Archie was going to give to Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
prank

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #294.

The Return of Jingles (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's that time of year again, ol buddy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jingles; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Santa Claus; Jangles; Jeeves
Synopsis
Archie and his friends get another Christmas visit from Jingles, Santa's delinquent brownie. This time around, two of Jingles' fellow brownies, Jangles and Jeeves, make an unauthorized visit, and the three magical creatures get into a pier six brawl over who gets Riverdale as his territory.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Willing Spirit (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Andrews, you are out of your head!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tells Reggie he's giving Veronica to him for Christmas.
Reprints

Black Book Bonanza (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
B-but, Moose! I'm not doing any work!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose thinks Archie is Santa's helper and is writing down who is naughty or nice in his little black book.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie and Me Comics Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #12.

Christmas Fashions for Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Archie's Christmas Stocking
    Archie
  2. 1. Boxed In
    Archie
  3. 2. R Is for Rooked
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Oh, I forgot to tell you...Archie just stepped out for a coke!"]
    Veronica's Pin-Up Page
  5. 4. Escape
    Archie
  6. 5. Hot and Cold!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. Veronica's Christmas Card
    Veronica
  9. 8. Betty's Christmas Card
    Betty
  10. 9. Monster Monopoly
    Archie
  11. 10. The Hard Way
    Shrimpy
  12. 11. Picture Frame
    Archie
  13. 12. Go for Broke
    Archie
  14. 13. The Return of Jingles
    Archie
  15. 14. The Willing Spirit
    Archie
  16. 15. Black Book Bonanza
    Archie
  17. 16. Christmas Fashions for Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
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