(December 1978)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
12 times a year: twice in Jan., Sept., Oct. and Dec., and once in March, April, June and Aug.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698712
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, help yourself to the sweets!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cancellation (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know what's great about Christmas?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is forced to cancel Christmas vacation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie and Me Comics Digest (Archie, 2017 series) #2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Looking Up! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow, Li'l Jinx! Living in the city is interesting!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis
Russ never thought a black Christmas was possible.
Keywords
snow

Mistletoe Time (Table of Contents: 5)

Big Ethel / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Big Ethel likes the mistletoe part of Christmas time!
Characters
Ethel Muggs
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the mystery phrase puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Note-Worthy (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you think of it? It's Ronnie's Christmas present! A box of beautiful stationery!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Olga; Sam
Synopsis
Archie buys Veronica a stationary set and writes romantic things on several pages throughout the pack.
Reprints

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advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wrote a story called "The Lovely Forest."

Indexer Notes

Letters from Karla Ting, and Maria Dolores Cheng

A Sunny Snowman Puzzle (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The snow man has a wintery message for you!
Characters
Archie Andrews

View Cue (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bets! I can't see where I'm going!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The presents Betty has Archie carrying are blocking his view.

Hint Stint (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, what important holiday is coming up?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie doesn't know what important holiday is coming up.

Cool Yule (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie and the Gang / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Son, aren't you going to open up your present?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel gags.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Two for Tree (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! That was some snow, wasn't it?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Tony; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Because of a snowstorm, Archie and Jughead go on skis to get a Christmas tree for Veronica.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Mr. Weatherbee Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Think about it, Mr. Weatherbee --- you've always wanted to rise above the principalship, now you have -- you're Santa Claus!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Discovers Pie Appeal (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Josie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, help yourself to the sweets!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["An Atlas body? In 7 days"]
  3. 2. Cancellation
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Poster special full color"]
  5. 4. Looking Up!
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Russ
  6. 5. Mistletoe Time
    Big Ethel
  7. 6. ["The hottest thing in "T's"!"]
  8. 7. Note-Worthy
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Any 11 tapes or records for only 1ยข"]
  10. 9. ["I wrote a story called "The Lovely Forest.""]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. A Sunny Snowman Puzzle
  12. 11. View Cue
    Archie
  13. 12. Hint Stint
    Archie
  14. 13. Cool Yule
    Archie and the Gang
  15. 14. ["Think small and order the biggest Archie comic ever!"]
  16. 15. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  17. 16. ["Pick up sticks."]
  18. 17. ["Strong arms"]
  19. 18. Two for Tree
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Make it a happy holiday by having these Archie Christmas specials mailed right to your home!"]
  21. 20. ["Think about it, Mr. Weatherbee --- you've always wanted to rise above the principalship, now you have -- you're Santa Claus!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Pin Up
  22. 21. ["Join the t-shirt force!"]
  23. 22. ["$15.00 of elegant and fun jewelry only $2.00"]
  24. 23. Discovers Pie Appeal
    Josie
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