(January 1969)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope Betty and Ronnie like my presents!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

When You Gotta Glow (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica offers Archie some Christmas lights that her family isn't using any more, but they turn out to be more trouble then they're worth.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

script and art credits from reprint

Christmas Present? (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The boys don't want to sing the same old Christmas carols with the girls, so they go off on their own, but the people of Riverdale don't respond well to their modern lyrics.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas carols

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #256.

The Tree (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica brings home a scrawny Christmas tree as a joke, but her father decides that he likes it better and doesn't want a nicer one.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

A Good Year! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx drawn a calendar full of Decembers so that Christmas will come every month.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

It's Not the Thought, It's the Gift (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks his dad for money to buy a nice present for his mom, but when Veronica assumes the gift is meant for her, Archie feels trapped into giving it to her. Surprisingly, things work out for everyone.
Keywords
Christmas

Season of Magic (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jingles; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jingles, the brownie from Santa's Workshop, returns to make mischief in Riverdale, but he's scared into leaving when he encounters multiple Santas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

script and art credits from reprint

Old Stand-By (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie tries his best to come up with a novel gift for Jughead, but none of his ideas work out.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Valerie Roberts; Tony Kreitzer; Pam Keys; Cynthia Baugher; Jody Kim Morris; Daniel Edelman

Christmas Gifts for Archie and the Gang (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Humorous suggested gifts for Archie and his friends.
Reprints

The Present (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Midge wants Archie's help in choosing a gift for Moose, which gets Archie in trouble with both Moose and Veronica.

R.S.V.P. - E. S. P. (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx learns that Santa Claus must be a mind reader to be able to give children all the right gifts, so she tries to thank him through telepathy.
Reprints

Just Like Before (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants to catch the teen who hit him with a snowball.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I hope Betty and Ronnie like my presents!"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  2. 1. When You Gotta Glow
    Archie
  3. 2. Christmas Present?
    Archie
  4. 3. The Tree
    Mr. Lodge
  5. 4. A Good Year!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. It's Not the Thought, It's the Gift
    Archie
  7. 6. Season of Magic
    Archie
  8. 7. Old Stand-By
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. Christmas Gifts for Archie and the Gang
    Archie
  11. 10. The Present
    Archie
  12. 11. R.S.V.P. - E. S. P.
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Just Like Before
    Archie
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