(January 1972)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except for May and July
On-sale Date
1971
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Christmas Love-In / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's make everyday Christmas
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]

Snub Rub (Table of Contents: 1)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The group's decision to keep their charity entertaining at the local hospital a secret gets their friends mad at them when the group must decline an invitation to entertain at the school Christmas pageant.
Reprints

Her Hero (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx's eyes prove bigger than her stomach.
Reprints

Christmas Wish (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and the girls treat a charity collection pot as a wishing well.
Reprints

Past and Present (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Breaking under the weight of the gifts he's carrying for Veronica, Archie yearns for simpler times.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from http://www.joesinnott.com.
Script credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #315.

Tree Trim Triumph (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie spends Christmas Eve helping decorate the Lodge Christmas tree, a fact Mr. Lodge quickly comes to regret.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas tree

The Missing Ingredient (Table of Contents: 6)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazley; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Miss Haggly; Svenson the janitor; Coach Kleats; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Betty tries to encourage Miss Beazley, who has been stung to tears from criticism of her traditional holiday fruitcake.
Reprints

Decoration Elation (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty replaces Veronica's ornament on Archie's tree with her own.
Reprints

Card Regard (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead buys a sympathy card at Christmas.
Reprints

Prize Size (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead manages to build a forty foot snowman without risking it toppling.

Think Thin, Thin (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis
Jinx refuses to risk skating on the pond.

The Greater Gift (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie must be as clandestine as possible in buying gifts for Betty and Veronica when he spots them shopping in the same store he's in.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #54, writing is credited to George Gladir.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Let's make everyday Christmas"]
    Archie's Christmas Love-In
  2. 1. Snub Rub
    The Archies
  3. 2. Her Hero
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Christmas Wish
    Archie
  5. 4. Past and Present
    Archie
  6. 5. Tree Trim Triumph
    Archie
  7. 6. The Missing Ingredient
    Miss Beazly
  8. 7. Decoration Elation
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Card Regard
    Jughead
  10. 9. Prize Size
    Archie
  11. 10. Think Thin, Thin
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. The Greater Gift
    Archie
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