(December 1974)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Published 3 times in January, once in March, April, June, November and twice in August, September, October and December.
On-sale date
1974
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
?
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

[Do Not Open Before Christmas] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas presents; Christmas tree

Brownie Points (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! It's good 'ol Jingles
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Jingles
Synopsis
Jingles, the Santa Brownie, is mad about cheaply made toys.
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Modern Smart (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
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Here-Comes Santa Claus (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know what I think, Archie! I think the cold weather has shriveled up your brain!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Archie dresses up as Santa and had Hot Dog pull him in a sleigh so he can deliver a present to Veronica.
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Yule Pun Fun (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you want to go to eat?
Genre
humor

Santa Claus Maze (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Mad Lad (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Jug is standingunder the misletoe!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
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Burnt Offering (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
No! No! No! I refuse to go!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead doesn't want to eat Christmas dinner at Veronica's house because her cooking is so bad.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's tough to buy anything for the girl who has everything!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Season in the Sun (Table of Contents: 9)

Pop Tate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's it kids! See you after New Year's Day!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Pop Tate goes on vacation to Florida.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; Christmas; plane

Indexer Notes

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

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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Splendid Spirit (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those carols really make me feel the spirit of Christmas!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
The Christmas spirit makes people less selfish.
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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Do Not Open Before Christmas]
    Archie
  2. 1. Brownie Points
    Archie
  3. 2. Modern Smart
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Here-Comes Santa Claus
    Archie
  5. 4. Yule Pun Fun
  6. 5. Santa Claus Maze
  7. 6. Mad Lad
    Jughead
  8. 7. Burnt Offering
    Jughead
  9. 8. ["It's tough to buy anything for the girl who has everything!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  10. 9. Season in the Sun
    Pop Tate
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. Splendid Spirit
    Archie
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