(January 1971)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
12 times a year
On-sale Date
1970
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover title is Archie's Christmas Stocking.
Keywords
Christmas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've always said Archie was a card!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie presents himself to Betty and Veronica in a giant holiday card.
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #52

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Be Claus (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jingles
Synopsis
Betty explains to Jingles that Santa Claus is known by many names around the world.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; elf; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #104.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Guided Mistletoe (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Big Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Archie causes mayhem with mistletoe. Mr. Weatherbee makes him demonstrate its uses with Big Ethel.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; mistletoe

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Winter Wonderland (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie enjoys the snow enthusiastically, inadvertently making trouble for others in the process. His father makes him shovel.
Reprints
Keywords
snow

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Snow Haul! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx poaches snow from Greg's yard to finish her snowman.
Keywords
snowman

Love's Labor Lost (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's friends are annoyed when he goes non-commercial for Christmas, giving peace and brotherhood rather than material gifts. He finally gives in, but by then they have come to agree with his original impulse.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; gift

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Food For Thought (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Big Ethel tries to get Jughead's attention through Christmas foods.
Keywords
Christmas

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tree Spree (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie plants a classified ad saying that Archie will buy used Christmas trees at the Lodge estate.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie and Me Comics Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #13.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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It's Snow Fun (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie insists that others share his appreciation of the snow, but crashes into a frozen lake while driving on slippery roads with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
snow

A Drop In (Table of Contents: 21)

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; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx visualizes Santa coming.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus; superstition

Archie Giant Size Freakout (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie and the gang
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper: Big Ethel Muggs; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Letters from David Murphy; Karen Knutson; Diane Murphy; Denise Robedeau. Order coupon for membership

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrations

Christmas Present? (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Big Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The Archies try updating traditional Christmas songs, and get a very hostile response.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas carols

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Santa in Blue (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Uncle Charley; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is reprimanded for speeding (20 mph in a 15 mph zone), but his friends refuse to believe his jalopy could go so fast. Mr. Andrews arranges with his police officer brother to get Archie a ticket for Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; police

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #104.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Out Cold! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I've always said Archie was a card!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Giant Play Farm Animal Collection"]
  3. 2. Just Be Claus
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Galaxy of Speeds From Columbia"]
  5. 4. Guided Mistletoe
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Amazing $1 Art Offer"]
  7. 6. ["How to 'break into' broadcasting"]
  8. 7. Winter Wonderland
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Polaris Nuclear Sub"]
  10. 9. ["Monster size monsters"]
  11. 10. ["Big cash reward"]
  12. 11. ["10 Way Hair Piece"]
  13. 12. Snow Haul!
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Love's Labor Lost
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  16. 15. Food For Thought
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["Skin Head Wig"]
  18. 17. Tree Spree
    Archie
  19. 18. ["New Amazing Invention"]
  20. 19. ["Grow amazing live sea-monkeys"]
  21. 20. It's Snow Fun
    Archie
  22. 21. A Drop In
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Archie Giant Size Freakout
    Archie
  24. 23. ["Dear Archie and the gang"]
    Archie Club News
  25. 24. Christmas Present?
    Archie
  26. 25. ["New Full Color Posters!"]
  27. 26. Santa in Blue
    Archie
  28. 27. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
  29. 28. Out Cold!
  30. 29. ["50 Little Dolls With Clothes"]
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