(January 1971)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
12 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
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie knows the spirit of Christmas is giving!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #70

If the Spirit Moves You (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sheldon, if you don't behave yourself, Santa's not going to come to our house for Christmas!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sheldon; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Rodney; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The gang doesn't believe in Santa Claus and thinks it's a cruel prank the older generation is playing on the younger generation.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #315.

New Sport (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wheeee
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx comes up with a new sport.
Reprints

More Chore (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want you to trim the tree, Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's mother has chores for him to do.
Keywords
Christmas tree

Surprise Package (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help me load these presents in my car, Jug!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead helps Archie deliver presents for a store during Christmas.
Keywords
bible; Christmas

Trail's End! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! How lovely! How lovely, lovely, lovely is the footprint of my love!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie sees a trail of dainty footprints in the snow, accompanied by bigger footprints, and becomes convinced that the prints are those of Veronica and Reggie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie, The human race in the last century has allowed its productions and scattering of wastes...

Indexer Notes

Letters from Fran Scaringi (1st prize), Bryn Burns (2nd prize), Donna Paluta (3rd prize), and Louise Swetnam (4th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

Winter Wonderland (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tiny powder puffs...soft as a baby's cheek!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Joey; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Archie are marveling at the wonder of winter while the local children pelt them with snowballs.

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Al Hartley (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No! I won't do it! Absolutely not!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Svenson; Miss Beazly; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't want to be Santa Claus this year for the school party so the teachers get Coach Kleats to do it instead.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Script, Pencil and Ink credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #315. Some sources credit Bill Yoshida with letters but the letters are by Al Hartley.

Go Power (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You got a bike for Christmas? Man, you're nowhere! You have no mobility without four wheels and a high power mill under your hood!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie has a car, Jughead a bicycle. Who's faster?
Reprints
Keywords
bicycle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Game and Magic Trick Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you cut out these pieces and put them together to form a circle that's also a square?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, put the ladder back, please!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is building a snow sculpture of Betty.

Holiday Note (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's this, Jug...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is trying to write a new Christmas song.

Sweet Talk (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm prepared for Santa Claus this year!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Gigi argue over who has been nicer.

Out on a Limb (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, gang...we're going to look at everyone's Christmas tree!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The gang travels from house to house looking at everybody's Christmas trees.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie knows the spirit of Christmas is giving!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. If the Spirit Moves You
    Archie
  3. 2. New Sport
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. More Chore
    Jughead
  5. 4. Surprise Package
    Archie
  6. 5. Trail's End!
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Dear Archie, The human race in the last century has allowed its productions and scattering of wastes..."]
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. Winter Wonderland
    Archie
  9. 8. Party Smarty
    Archie
  10. 9. Go Power
    Jughead
  11. 10. ["Can you cut out these pieces and put them together to form a circle that's also a square?"]
    Archie's Game and Magic Trick Page
  12. 11. ["Ronnie, put the ladder back, please!!"]
    Archie Pin-Up
  13. 12. Holiday Note
    Archie
  14. 13. Sweet Talk
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Out on a Limb
    Archie
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