(2020)

Archie, 2020 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
9.99 USD; 12.99 CAD
Pages
260
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
ISBN
978-1-64576-954-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781645769545 50999
Editing
Jamie Lee Rotante (credited) (editor); Carlos Antunes (credited) (associate editor); Victor Gorelick (credited) (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
5.25 in. x 7.5 in.
Binding
trade paperback
Publishing Format
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (credited) (signed as Dan Parent)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited) (signed as KOSLOWSKI)
Colors
Rosario Peña (credited as Rosario "Tito" Peña) (signed as RPeña)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Santa Claus

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

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Best of Archie Christmas Comics
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

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Featuring the talents of:
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Dan Parent
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typeset

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The holidays come to Riverdale!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White (signed as Bob White)
Inks
Bob White (signed as Bob White)
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Best of Archie Christmas Comics: the 1950s-1960s.
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee

Holiday Horror (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's wrong with your dad, Ronnie?... He get coal in his Christmas stocking?
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is given a crystal Christmas present that he hates, so Archie tries to "accidently" break it for him.
Reprints
Keywords
black eyes; Christmas; Christmas tree; mail carrier; present; sculpture; ski poles

Package Deal (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited) (signed as bill vigoda)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Lambie Pie!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes shopping with Veronica and has to carry all of her Christmas packages.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; doll carriage; presents

Light Humor (Table of Contents: 8)

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited) (signed as bill vigoda)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Moosie! Working on your Xmas gift list?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose can't decide on a Christmas present for Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; presents

Pin Problem (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited) (signed as bill vigoda)
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?
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?
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?

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$13.40 in cash plus $3.65 left over from my Saturday night "date fund", plus 70¢ in pennies---
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie agonizes over the cost of a Christmas present for his mother.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; diamond pin; jewelry; present

Out on a Limb! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Perfect! Just the right seasonal touch for in front of the school! So much more tasteful than having all eight reindeer!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie helps put up Christmas decorations for Mr. Weatherbee at the school but accidentally breaks the metal deer he is supposed to put in the schoolyard.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Beyond Belief (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the place!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Clyde Levine
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to play Santa Claus so he tries to get his Santa suit altered.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Picture Frame (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited as Vince DeCarlo)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I never want to see you again! I never want to speak to you again! I never want to hear of you again!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie gets Betty and Veronica to frame pictures of himself but delivers one to Veronica's house that has Betty's name on it.
Reprints

Just Be Claus (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Moose! Big Moose! We want to talk to you!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Thanks to one too many hits in the head during football practice, Moose is suffering from intermittent memory loss. When Moose temporarily forgets who Midge is, Reggie tries to make time with her while Moose is busy playing Santa Claus .
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Santa Mantle (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There he goes! This is it! He's on his way to buy Veronica's Christmas gift!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie is determined to buy Veronica a more expensive version of everything Archie gets for her.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Engage the Enemy (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo (credited as Vince DeCarlo)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, Archiekins, you sly old rascal! What are you doing?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica goes on the war path when she mistakenly assumes Archie is giving Betty an engagement ring for Christmas.
Reprints

Christmas Present? (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

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Jingle bells, jingle bells jingle all the way!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Murry
Synopsis
The boys don't want to sing the same old Christmas carols with the girls, so they go off on their own, but the people of Riverdale don't respond well to their modern lyrics.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas carols

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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?
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The Best of Archie Christmas Comics: the 1970s-1980s.
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

The Yule Fool (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Marty Epp (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Real!... It's got to be the real thing! The tradition goes back hundreds of years! It's no time for nonsense!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wants to cut down a real tree for Christmas, while Reggie and Veronica prefer the greater convenience of store-bought artificial trees.
Reprints

Price Control (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
Harry Lucey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! This is beautiful! You made it yourself?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie makes a hand-made pendant for Jughead for Christmas and it's such a hit that everybody wants one.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas gift; coin; jewelry store; pendent; present

Shopworn (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Tippany's"? You're out of your tree, Arch! You can't even afford to breathe the air in this place!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Gotrocks
Synopsis
Archie pretends to be rich while shopping at a jewelry store for Veronica's Christmas present.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas shopping; gift; jewelry; present

Indexer Notes

Spoofs Tiffany's jewelry store as "Tippany's".

A Bird in the Hand (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! Oh! Omigosh! Wow! Eeyahoo! Oh man! It boggles the mind!
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Archie's Christmas Stocking
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wants to get Veronica something unique for Christmas - a partridge in a pear tree.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This reprint incorrectly identifies the source as Archie Giant Series Magazine (Archie, 1954 series) #242. The correct source is Archie Giant Series Magazine (Archie, 1954 series) #452.

Give Till It Hurts (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's my own Christmas tradition! Every year Betty helps me -- and one boy of my choice!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Iron Man Ironski
Synopsis
Feigning a back injury, Reggie watches Betty and Veronica put up the Lodge Christmas tree. So Veronica gets him a "special" gift in return.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

The Quack (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, I brought a duck for our Christmas dinner!
Feature Logo
Archie's Christmas Stocking
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Oswald (first appearance; a duck)
Synopsis
Archie brings home a live duck for Christmas dinner.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; duck

Cheap But Classy (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're agreed, then? Nothing over five dollars for Archie this year!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica agree to not spend more than five dollars on a gift for Archie, but they both find that to be more difficult than it sounds.
Reprints

Number One (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, wow! What an honor! You and me, selected to do this year's ice sculpture for the Christmas pageant!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica get chosen to make an ice sculpture for the school.
Reprints

The Outsiders (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not just a Christmas party, Betty, but a costume Christmas party!! Won't that be wonderful?
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica decide to throw a Christmas costume party, but wait until the last minute to get their costumes.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas party; costume party

Note-Worthy (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you think of it? It's Ronnie's Christmas present! A box of beautiful stationery!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Olga; Sam
Synopsis
Archie buys Veronica a stationary set and writes romantic things on several pages throughout the pack.
Reprints

Two for Tree (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! That was some snow, wasn't it?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Tony
Synopsis
Because of a snowstorm, Archie and Jughead go on skis to get a Christmas tree for Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas tree

From the Heart (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you know what it is, Daddy? It's just terribly, terribly unfair!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; un-named "La Snobbe Shoppe" owner
Synopsis
Veronica and her dad discuss how Archie always likes Betty's (cheaper) gifts better than Veronica's gift. Veronica is unable to bring herself to buy anything in Betty's price range, and promptly buys a diamond-studded platinum knife ("for spreading caviar") at La Snobbe Shoppe. Veronica then stops by Betty's and convinces her to switch gifts, so she ends up giving Archie the more expensive gift.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Pursuit of Pleasure (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tragedy? What tragedy?
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Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Nick Brown
Synopsis
Through a charity she's working with, Veronica gets a letter to Santa from a poor child who neglects to put his address on the envelope. Using Betty's deductive skills, the girls track the child's mother down and provide the child with a merry Christmas.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Man in the Red Suit (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, what say we celebrate Christmas by making a Santa Claus snowman?
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Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Martha
Synopsis
Veronica gets the urge to sculpt a Santa statue out of snow and thinks nothing of using a gallon of food coloring to achieve the proper effect.
Reprints

Christmas Scents (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I've brought in this old aluminum Christmas tree! Would you mind assembling it in the hall?
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Archie's Christmas Stocking
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get a Christmas tree for the school hallway.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

Plain Red Wrapper (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now listen up, folks! What we have here is - we have two (count 'em) two Christmas yarns in the same story!
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Archie's Christmas Stocking
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Officer Clancy
Synopsis
Officer Clancy wears Archie's Santa suit to Veronica's party.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Lip Service (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie and her family always decorate their place so beautifully at Christmas!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica uses mistletoe to kiss Archie at different places in her house.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; kiss; mistletoe; umbrella

The Rise and Fall (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy De Carlo)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay! We're all agreed, then! We'll all attend the big party at the community center!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Gaston; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Gaston bakes a giant Christmas cake for the community center that doesn't fit through the door.
Reprints
Keywords
baking; cake; Christmas

The Scary Season (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy De Carlo)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, dear, are you bubbling over, as you usually are at this time of year?
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty's gloom around the holidays is spreading to her friends.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; sad

Party Puzzle (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! It's our Christmas tree! Our Christmas tree!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; 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

Happy Holidays (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsk! Will you look at that poor kid? He's scrounging through trash cans!
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica help the down on their luck Holiday family.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Haven of the Heart (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Must you go out in this, Betty? The storm is getting pretty heavy!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty rescues a puppy from the blizzard.
Reprints

Merry Mayhem (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy De Carlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, do you think we have everything?
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica drop their packages and leave them behind after getting attacked by boys throwing snowballs. The boys deliver the packages to the house after seeing an address on one of them.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; snowballs

The Surprised Party (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sigh! Christmas is a great time of year - but not for everyone!
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Dilton tells Betty and Veronica it's not easy for people who have their birthday three days before Christmas. They decide to throw him a surprise party to cheer him up.
Reprints

Aloha Santa (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What in the ever-loving, blue-eyed world is that?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica throws a Hawaiian style Christmas party at her house.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; luau

The Outsider (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! A party!
Genre
humor; animal; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Nobody appreciates Hot Dog unwrapping the Christmas presents or singing along to the music.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

The Little Darlings (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as Jimmy De Carlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (sourced)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cora, Betty Cooper will be working with us in the toy department for the holiday season!
Feature Logo
Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; children; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Cora; Emmylou Baxter; Tommy Baxter; Jimmy Baxter; Mrs. Baxter
Synopsis
Veronica fills in for Santa Claus at her father's department store and then Betty plays Santa at the Christmas party for the orphanage.
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Festive Foul Up (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, my boy, it's the Christmas season! Don't you think this old school of ours ought to have a more festive air?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee gives Archie some money for decorations for the school's hallways.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas decorations; mistletoe; wreath

The Silent Giver (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That tears it!! That just ruins my whole day!!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Hanley
Synopsis
When the gang thinks Jughead is nothing but a scrooge during the holidays, Archie comes to his best friend's defense. Archie helps Jughead bring in some groceries and chop some wood for a lonely elderly woman.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Holiday Havoc! (Table of Contents: 47)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Methinks the day is shot," said he mournfully, gazing through his snow-encrusted window...
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Gaston; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie comes over to the Lodge home to help Veronica wrap presents, but manages to tick off everyone in the house instead.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; clumsy; gift

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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?
Inks
?
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Best of Archie Christmas Comics: the 1990s-2000s.
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

She's Makin' a List (Table of Contents: 49)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So this is your Christmas list, huh? "One box of Divine chocolates... a diamond bracelet... leather designer handbag... silk scarf from Bon Bons... and a good wristwatch!"
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica gives Archie a Christmas list but he can't afford anything on the list.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Ho-Ho-Humm (Table of Contents: 50)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Smith (credited as Hal Smith)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho! Ho! Ho! What do you want for Christmas, little boy?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Harold; Mr. Smithers
Synopsis
Archie plays Santa Claus at a department store for extra cash for the Christmas party.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; kiss; Santa

Mr. Cool (Table of Contents: 51)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at Mr. Cool!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is smug having bought Veronica and Betty's Christmas presents months ago. But they already have them and he has to buy new presents.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; gift; present; shopping

Stocking Stuffers (Table of Contents: 52)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski (credited as Mike Pellowski)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looking at those stockings Pop hung up reminds me of when I was a kid!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
While at Pop's, the gang remembers some of their favorite stocking stuffers.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

All Aboard! (Table of Contents: 53)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Bill Galvan (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! You guys have outdone yourselves again this year! Your village is stupendous!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie tries to find a toy train to complete his father's Christmas village.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; toy train

Wreath Wrath! (Table of Contents: 54)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Pat Kennedy (credited); Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Vegas; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie finds and repairs a giant inflatable Santa in an effort to get Mr. Weatherbee in the Christmas spirit.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas spirit; Santa Claus

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The Best of Archie Christmas Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Archie graphic novel checklist"]
    Archie Comics
  3. 2. ["The Best of Archie Christmas Comics"]
  4. 3. ["Featuring the talents of:"]
  5. 4. ["The holidays come to Riverdale!"]
  6. 5. ["The Best of Archie Christmas Comics: the 1950s-1960s."]
  7. 6. Holiday Horror
    Archie
  8. 7. Package Deal
    Archie
  9. 8. Light Humor
    Moose [Archie]
  10. 9. Pin Problem
    Archie
  11. 10. Out on a Limb!
    Archie
  12. 11. Beyond Belief
    Archie
  13. 12. Picture Frame
    Archie
  14. 13. Just Be Claus
    Archie
  15. 14. Santa Mantle
    Archie
  16. 15. Engage the Enemy
    Archie
  17. 16. Christmas Present?
    Archie
  18. 17. ["The Best of Archie Christmas Comics: the 1970s-1980s."]
  19. 18. The Yule Fool
    Archie
  20. 19. Price Control
    Archie
  21. 20. Shopworn
    Archie
  22. 21. A Bird in the Hand
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  23. 22. Give Till It Hurts
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. The Quack
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  25. 24. Cheap But Classy
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Number One
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. The Outsiders
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Note-Worthy
    Archie
  29. 28. Two for Tree
    Archie
  30. 29. From the Heart
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Pursuit of Pleasure
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. The Man in the Red Suit
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Christmas Scents
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  34. 33. Plain Red Wrapper
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  35. 34. Lip Service
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. The Rise and Fall
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. The Scary Season
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Party Puzzle
    Archie
  39. 38. Happy Holidays
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Haven of the Heart
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Merry Mayhem
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. The Surprised Party
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. Aloha Santa
    Archie
  44. 43. The Outsider
    Archie and the Gang
  45. 44. The Little Darlings
    Betty and Veronica
  46. 45. Festive Foul Up
    Archie
  47. 46. The Silent Giver
    Archie
  48. 47. Holiday Havoc!
    Archie
  49. 48. ["The Best of Archie Christmas Comics: the 1990s-2000s."]
  50. 49. She's Makin' a List
    Archie
  51. 50. Ho-Ho-Humm
    Archie
  52. 51. Mr. Cool
    Archie
  53. 52. Stocking Stuffers
    Archie & Friends
  54. 53. All Aboard!
    Archie
  55. 54. Wreath Wrath!
    Archie
  56. 55. ["Archie graphic novel checklist"]
    Archie Comics
  57. 56. ["The greatest gift of all!"]
    The Best of Archie Christmas Comics
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