(January 1989)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
13 times a year: once in July and Nov., three times in Jan. and Sept., and five times in Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
076956145201 01
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard 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

[Merry Christmas to Everyone] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason

The Not-So-Impossible (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Barry Grossman

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Archie goes around trying to take pictures of things that should be impossible. He misses getting a shot of Santa Claus but finds something even more unbelievable -- Jughead kissing Ethel after she gave him a Christmas gift.
Reprints

White Sprite (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D’Agostino

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Reprints

Surprise Ending! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie and His Friends; Sunkist / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Archie's Christmas Present (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word scramble puzzle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) (signed)
Inks
Ellen Leonforte (illustrations) (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jangela Shumskas; Mirna Velic

Tree Glee (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The Andrews family searches for the perfect Christmas tree.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas tree

The Reel Thing (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Captain Jack Doiley; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie is unable to get the fishing reel he wants to give to his dad for Christmas, Dilton introduces him to his grandfather, who gives Archie his own reel, and who turns out to be a famous fisherman whose gift really impresses Archie's dad.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #235. No credits listed in this book.

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 8)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Dan Parent
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Barry Grossman ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen
Reprints

Betty's Christmas Party Fashions (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Barry Grossman ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
paper doll page

Indexer Notes

fashions submitted by Casey Gentry; Mary Wong; Laura Mark; Sandra Pacitto

Cover Charge (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Barry Grossman ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Jughead trades his beanie for a Santa cap, Reggie and the girls bombard him with snowballs, but Archie gets them back with the help of a crowd of neighborhood kids.
Reprints

Health Education (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
announcement supporting AIDS education and including hotline number for the Centers for Disease Control

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Merry Christmas to Everyone]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  2. 1. The Not-So-Impossible
    Archie
  3. 2. White Sprite
    Archie
  4. 3. Surprise Ending!
    Archie and His Friends; Sunkist
  5. 4. Archie's Christmas Present
    Archie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  7. 6. Tree Glee
    Archie
  8. 7. The Reel Thing
    Archie
  9. 8. Trick or Treat
    Sabrina
  10. 9. Betty's Christmas Party Fashions
    Betty
  11. 10. Cover Charge
    Archie
  12. 11. Health Education
    Archie
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