(December 1978)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698912
Editing
Richard Goldwater (as Richard H. Goldwater) (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas time is the time for sharing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; un-named carolers
Keywords
Christmas; horse; sled; snow

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular.

Cartons of Joy (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; un-named family; un-named kids
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are out enjoying the sights when they see a young boy longingly looking at a train set in a store window. Seeing that he looks poor, they feel sorry for him and follow him to an old shack where he lives with his mom and siblings. Even though the family seems happy, Veronica decides she's going to bring happiness into their lives. The next day, she and Betty go on a shopping spree - buying a refrigerator and washer for the mom, and toys for the kids. To make sure the kids think it's from Santa, they have everything delivered after the kids will be in bed.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Script and Pencil credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #238.

Art Critic (Table of Contents: 2)

Roz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Roz; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks Roz for her opinion on the snowman she just built. Roz gives her opinion - like she was an art critic judging a painting. When Greg asks Li'l Jinx whether or not Roz liked it, Li'l Jinx says "Beats me!"
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Yule Yochs (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags. First gag - Betty believes that it's better to give than to receive, so she gives Archie a gift certificate good for a dozen kisses from her. Second gag - Veronica is out shopping and says she wants to get something for Archie, so Betty asks how much she wants for him. Third gag - Veronica admires her bowling ball-shaped gift, saying that she's always wanted a bowling ball. Betty whispers to Jughead that she thinks she used too much wrapping paper on the golf ball.
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Keywords
Christmas; Gag

Package Deal (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty decides to go into the gift-wrapping business for the holidays, and sends Jughead out to show off her sample boxes. Jughead decides to start with Archie. Veronica sees him and asks if those are Betty's and where he's taking them. When Jughead tells her that they are Betty's and he's taking them to Archie's, Veronica assumes that Betty has purchased all those gifts for Archie, and that she's trying to make her look cheap by buying Archie more gifts.
Keywords
Christmas

Santa Claws (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Miss Grundy and Mr. Weatherbee agree to let the girls be in charge of the school's Christmas decorations. Betty and Veronica decide to start with boxes of Christmas decorations in the old storeroom in the basement. As they're unloading, they come across some mistletoe, so they hang some above the door to Study Hall, and pounce on Archie with smooches when he walks under it. A little while later, Veronica finds a Santa suit and puts it on, only to have Betty show up in an identical suit.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; mistletoe

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #64.

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

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Letters
typeset

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A regular feature where readers write letters to Betty and Veronica asking for advice, and Betty and Veronica "answer" the letters.

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

Dilton / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

3 for $1.00 Checklist (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Archie Christmas Specials (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

From the Heart (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; un-named "La Snobbe Shoppe" owner
Synopsis
Veronica and her dad discuss how Archie always likes Betty's (cheaper) gifts better than Veronica's gift. Veronica is unable to bring herself to buy anything in Betty's price range, and promptly buys a diamond-studded platinum knife ("for spreading caviar") at La Snobbe Shoppe. Veronica then stops by Betty's and convinces her to switch gifts, so she ends up giving Archie the more expensive gift.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #278.

Josie Discovers Pie Appeal (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Josie / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Christmas time is the time for sharing!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Cartons of Joy
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Art Critic
    Roz
  4. 3. Yule Yochs
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Package Deal
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Santa Claws
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Think Small"]
    Dilton
  9. 8. 3 for $1.00 Checklist
    Archie
  10. 9. Archie Christmas Specials
    Archie
  11. 10. From the Heart
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Josie Discovers Pie Appeal
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Josie
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