(December 1974)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
3 times in January, once in March, April, June & November, twice in August, September, October & 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
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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

Issue Notes

The indicia indicates the magazine is published by Archie Comic Publications, but the contents are copyrighted by Close Up, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember waiting in line to see Santa when we were small, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

The List Price (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is aghast to find out Veronica buys her parents' Christmas gifts to her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit taken from World of Archie Double Digest reprinting.

[The New Russian Look] (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica models an expensive new outfit for Betty.

An Ice Crack (Table of Contents: 3)

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 Holliday; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Jinx accidentally provides Charley with a straight line.
Reprints

Weapon of Love (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In the spirit of Christmas, Betty tries to quell a snowball war between two gangs of kids.
Reprints

Deceive Peeve (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Cousin Elmo; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In an effort to get Archie away from Betty, Veronica invites him to entertain some orphans, then sends Leroy to recruit some.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit taken from digest reprint.

Ski and See (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Reggie is being a very hands on ski instructor for Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

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

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am 10 1/2 years old

Cool Christmas Cat (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Through a series of mistakes, Betty ends up with Veronica's present from Archie, but thinks Reggie gave it to her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from digest reprint.

Yule Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jon D'Agostino ?
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Word find puzzle with a Christmas present theme; spot the difference between five Christmas trees.

The Believer (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica finds out Betty still mails letters to Santa Claus.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from digest reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Remember waiting in line to see Santa when we were small, Betty?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. The List Price
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. [The New Russian Look]
    Veronica Pin Up
  4. 3. An Ice Crack
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Weapon of Love
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Deceive Peeve
    Veronica
  7. 6. Ski and See
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["I am 10 1/2 years old"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Cool Christmas Cat
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Yule Puzzle Page
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Believer
    Betty and Veronica
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