(January 1975)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
3 times in Jan., once in March, April, June, Nov., and twice in Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
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

[Merry Christmas To One and All] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
Christmas cards; fireplace; mantle

Plastic Santa (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Billy Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and the gang teach Mr. Lodge who is stressed about business the true meaning of Christmas.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; Christmas list; Christmas tree; fudge; popcorn; smell

Christmas Treasure (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
While looking for a Christmas tree in the woods, the gang find a poor family that survive completely on the land and in the strength of their family's love.
Reprints:
Keywords:
apple cider; Christmas tree

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie Club News / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Reports from readers.

Indexer Notes

Reports from Barbara O'Connor (Dorchester, MA) about a charity carnival for Muscular Dystrophy and Annemarie Brana (Bayside, NY) about her trip to see the Statue of Liberty.

All I Want for Christmas (Table of Contents: 4)

Big Ethel / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Agatha Muggs (Ethel's mother); Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Ethel can't think of anything she wants for Christmas except Jughead.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; dream; gift; net; present

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie's Restaurant in Merrillville, IN at the bottom of the first page.

Pucker Up! (Table of Contents: 5)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Beazly; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis:
Miss Beazly is mad that Archie and Veronica are kissing in her cafeteria. Miss Beazly gets a few kisses of her own under the mistletoe.
Keywords:
Christmas; kiss; mistletoe

Christmas Carol Puzzle (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Maze in the shape of a Christmas caroler.

["I told you we shouldn't have taken him along---he's slowing up the whole drive!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
The gang are collecting paper to raise money for a children's Christmas charity and Mr. Weatherbee holds them up by reading all the comic books.
Keywords:
charity drive; comic books

Indexer Notes

Pin up

A Slow Thinker! (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx featuring Charley Hawse / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx and Charley are in a snowball fight and she reminds him that Christmas is in 5 days.
Keywords:
Christmas list; snowball

Think Christmas Maze (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Word search for Christmas things Archie dreams of.

Gift Suggestion List for Archie and the Gang (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Mr. Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Christmas wish list for the gang.
Keywords:
armored car; emergency food box; palm tree; pencil; red wagon; welcome mat

Santa Quiz (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
6 Santa illustrations of Santas from different states in the US.
Keywords:
Christmas; matching

She's a Card (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tries to teach Veronica a little humility when she starts gloating over how many Christmas cards she's received this year.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas card
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Merry Christmas To One and All]
    Archie
  2. 1. Plastic Santa
    Archie
  3. 2. Christmas Treasure
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie Club News
    Archie Club News
  5. 4. All I Want for Christmas
    Big Ethel
  6. 5. Pucker Up!
    Miss Beazly
  7. 6. Christmas Carol Puzzle
  8. 7. ["I told you we shouldn't have taken him along---he's slowing up the whole drive!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. A Slow Thinker!
    Li'l Jinx featuring Charley Hawse
  10. 9. Think Christmas Maze
  11. 10. Gift Suggestion List for Archie and the Gang
    Archie and the Gang
  12. 11. Santa Quiz
  13. 12. She's a Card
    Betty and Veronica
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