(January 1992)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
eleven times per year
On-sale date
1991-10-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date taken from house ad in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #29.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you could travel anywhere for Christmas, Betty, where would you like it to go?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica asks Betty where she'd like to travel for Christmas.
Keywords
snow

Is This Trip Necessary? (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica plans to go to Jamaica for Christmas, unaware that her parents would prefer that she stay home for the holidays.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The four stories in this issue, though stand alone stories, have a running sub-plot of Betty and Veronica preparing for Christmas 1992 and the Lodges wanting Veronica to stay.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Just Testing (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try to prepare for Christmas and for an English Literature test at the same time.
Reprints

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

Betty / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tiffy Pugliese
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty hangs stockings by the fire decorated with bulbs in the shape of the heads of Archie, Jughead, Reggie and Veronica. However, she drops Veronica's bulb - - "accidentally", of course.

Indexer Notes

Reader Tiffy Pugliese is credited with the page concept.

All Wrapped Up (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to wrap her Christmas gifts herself, in spite of not knowing how.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I met a boy
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Veronica's Christmas List! (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO]

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word find puzzle with a gift theme.

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

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

The Gift of Love (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (layouts); Dan Parent
Inks
Alison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica finally figures out that her parents would like her to stay for Christmas.
Reprints

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

Editor's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Gorelick
Pencils
Victor Gorelick
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Archie 50th Anniversary
Synopsis
Editor Gorelick lists the winners of the Archie 50th Anniversary Card and Poster Contest.

Be A Heatbuster (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
C. Allon (signed)
Inks
Alison Flood (signed)
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Archie and Betty snuggle to preserve heat, while Dilton gives tips on saving energy.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["If you could travel anywhere for Christmas, Betty, where would you like it to go?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Is This Trip Necessary?
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. ["Pop Tate's Menu Of Subscriptions"]
  4. 3. ["Join America's Sweethearts"]
  5. 4. ["Don't Miss A Single Issue"]
  6. 5. Just Testing
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Betty's Christmas Card
    Betty
  8. 7. All Wrapped Up
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Archie's Grab Bag"]
  10. 9. ["I met a boy"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Veronica's Christmas List!
    Veronica
  12. 11. ["Read Little Archie"]
  13. 12. The Gift of Love
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. ["The Archie 50th Anniversary"]
    Editor's Notebook
  15. 14. Be A Heatbuster
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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