(December 1971)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
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
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
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A miracle is happening!
Genre
teen; humor; religious
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Ethel Muggs; Sabrina
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Yule Never Believe It (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie claims that nothing bad can happen to him during the Christmas season. Reggie repeatedly tries to prove him wrong by hitting him with a snowball, and repeatedly misses. But Archie's friends all start to think he's pushing his luck.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #53, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

What's Up, Doc? (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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

In a Pickle (Table of Contents: 3)

Dilton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Dilton dresses up as Santa Claus to entertain children, despite his friends' warnings that he's too little to be taken seriously in the part.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Spring Fever (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; humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

Yule Rule (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes Christmas shopping with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Snow Snafu (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is happy that it's snowing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Henrietta Madry; Linda Mason; Betty Watkins; Kathy Gallop; page also includes membership application for the Archie Club

Archie's Double Giant Christmas Special (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Card Shark (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; religious; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Ethel Muggs; Sabrina; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Haggly; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
After hearing Dilton complain that all the store-bought, mass-produced Christmas cards are too impersonal, Sabrina uses her magic powers to give each of her friends the ability to create their own personalized Christmas cards. Thanks to Sabrina's magic, a miracle happens and we see cards that represent each character's view of Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas cards

Indexer Notes

Several of the "card" panels were re-drawn as covers in other Christmas issues.

Archie's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Santa Claus]
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A miracle is happening!"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  2. 1. Yule Never Believe It
    Archie
  3. 2. What's Up, Doc?
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. In a Pickle
    Dilton
  5. 4. Spring Fever
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Yule Rule
    Archie
  7. 6. Snow Snafu
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Archie's Double Giant Christmas Special
  10. 9. Card Shark
    Archie and the Gang
  11. 10. Archie's Christmas Card
    Archie
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