(January 1990)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published 13 times a year: Once in July and November, three times in January and September, and five times in October.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
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Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This Christmas shopping is tough, my finger is killing me!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

Visions of Sugar Plums (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Veronica!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Sugar Plum Fairy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At a Christmas party, Betty and Veronica both use Sugar Plum to help them get Archie to themselves.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas party; fairy

Sugar Bear and Bird Brain (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Sugar Bear; Post Super Golden Crisp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dear Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / letters page / 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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Synopsis
"Betty and Veronica" give advice to readers.

The Gambler (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let me tell you about a gambling woman I know!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang imposes spending limits for their Christmas presents to each other, much to Veronica's dismay.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; credit card; gambling; gift; present

Label Lullaby (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good heavens, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Chuck Clayton (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty gets involved in collecting food labels in order to buy the local orphanage a new TV. Wanting Archie all to herself, Veronica asks her dad to advertise Betty's quest on his TV stations, resulting in even more labels being sent to Betty. Betty buys the orphanage a new van due to the huge number of labels. She credits Veronica, who in turn is touched by the orphans' genuine thanks.
Reprints

Betty's Christmas Fashions (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper
Reprints

The Gift of a Lifetime (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quick, Betty, I need your Christmas list so I can get my shopping done!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead convinces Veronica to give Betty a Christmas present of a date with Archie.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This Christmas shopping is tough, my finger is killing me!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Visions of Sugar Plums
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Sugar Bear and Bird Brain
    Sugar Bear; Post Super Golden Crisp
  4. 3. Dear Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Gambler
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Label Lullaby
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Betty's Christmas Fashions
    Betty
  8. 7. The Gift of a Lifetime
    Betty and Veronica
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