(December 1981)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.60 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
Rick Goldwater (editor in chief)
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

Victor Gorelick is credited as "art director."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at the tree light up!
Genre
teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
Christmas; horse; sleigh; stocking; tree

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

Josie; Hostess Cupcakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Christmas List (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
?
Colors
Alisa Merrill
Letters
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y]

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go to the woods to cut and bring back a yule log.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; fireplace; log; wood

Hide and Peek! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's father
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx goes looking for her Christmas presents.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; gift; hiding place; present

Archie Seasons Greetings (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Follow the maze to find out Archie's New Year's wish.
Reprints

Footsteps (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie enjoys his loud boots he got as a present from Veronica. Mr. Lodge drops a vase when Archie sneaks up on him.
Reprints
Keywords
broken; cowboy boots; gift; vase

Yule Chuckles (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Three sets of 2 frame gags about Christmas presents and caroling.

The Spirit is Willing (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee lectures the gang about the true meaning of Christmas --- it's better to give than receive.
Keywords
Christmas; gift; present

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Veronica Morales; Carol Shih
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reports from readers Veronica Morales (Astoria, New York) about sharks and Carol Shih (Seattle, WA) about sewing.

Arty Party (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica hosts a Christmas characters costume party. The gang gives their presents to a group of children carolers.
Keywords
caroling; Christmas party; gift; music; present; song
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look at the tree light up!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Bucolic Frolic"]
    Josie; Hostess Cupcakes
  3. 2. Christmas List
    Archie
  4. 3. Hide and Peek!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Archie Seasons Greetings
    Archie
  6. 5. Footsteps
    Archie
  7. 6. Yule Chuckles
    Archie
  8. 7. The Spirit is Willing
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie Club News
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. Arty Party
    Archie
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