(January 1984)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
11 times a year: once in March, twice in Sept. and Oct. and three times in Jan. and Aug.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698701
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If we just wait here, gang, we're bound to see him!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Santa Claus
Reprints

[Johnson Smith Company] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Party Puzzle (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! It's our Christmas tree! Our Christmas tree!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jolly Jim John
Synopsis
Reggie helps a group of children complete a 3000 piece puzzle to win a Christmas party from Jolly Jim John.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Aid Parade (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy, enjoy yourself! It's the yule season!
Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge can't enjoy himself because of his business problems.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hunch Crunch (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's fun trying to guess what's inside our presents!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina asks Aunt Hilda if she can guess what Cousin Ambrose got her for Christmas.

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

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

For the Present (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help Archie find the way to his Christmas present without getting anybody else's!
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Poor Tycoon (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, how about it? Have we touched all bases? Handled all our Christmas projects?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
The gang tries to decide what underpriviliged person, or group, they should do something nice for Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits from later reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

One Last Gift (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, if it isn't number one son! I wonder who he's shopping for, and isn't that a silly question?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Sam Hargreave; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews underestimates his son's gift-giving priorities.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits from a later reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
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Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, children!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ryan Petersen, and Angel Lawson.

Blow the Man Down (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duh! You got some nice gifts for Christmas, Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose thinks it was dumb of Jughead to buy a dog whistle for Hot Dog.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Kissing Santa (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me? You want me to play Santa at your party!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dilton Doily; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie locks Archie in a tool shed so he can play Santa Claus at Veronica's party.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Extra credits from Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #22.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["If we just wait here, gang, we're bound to see him!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Johnson Smith Company]
  3. 2. Party Puzzle
    Archie
  4. 3. Aid Parade
    Mr. Lodge
  5. 4. ["Unscramble the fun and discover why everyone's scrambling for new pink lemonade Bubble Yum."]
  6. 5. Hunch Crunch
    Sabrina
  7. 6. ["$1.80 value for $1.00!"]
  8. 7. For the Present
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Dominate others with fantastic brute strength!"]
  10. 9. The Poor Tycoon
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Don't you deserve the best!?"]
  12. 11. ["Go for the glow!"]
  13. 12. One Last Gift
    Archie
  14. 13. ["100 little dolls all for $5.00"]
  15. 14. ["Good morning, children!"]
    Archie's Club News
  16. 15. Blow the Man Down
    Jughead
  17. 16. ["Reward $3,000.00 for this penny!"]
  18. 17. The Kissing Santa
    Archie
  19. 18. ["1001 free presents!"]
  20. 19. ["Kool-Aid Man video game"]
  21. 20. ["Bump 'n Jump video game"]
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