Monday, December 19, 2011

Groovy Christmases Past! "A Christmas Story or What the Dickens???" by Al Hartley

Merry Christmas, Groove-ophiles! 'Tis the season to be jolly, and 'tis also the season to look back at some of the far-out Yuletide comics that we grooved on back in the swingin' 70s! Ol' Groove can't think of many better ways to kick off our week-long Christmas celebration than with a classic featuring Archie and the gang paying homage to Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol--especially when Veronica is playing the part of Scrooge! From Christmas 1975, here's (I'm very sure) Al Hartley's  "A Christmas Story or What the Dickens???" found in Archie Giant Series #242 (aka Archie's Christmas Love-in). Ho, ho, hope you dig it!


  1. Thanks for the post, Groove. Interestingly, Hartley later re-did this story for one of the Spire Christian Comics Archie titles, but the second time around he made Miss Beasley the Scrooge character.

  2. I remember this story. I'll have to look through my collection to see if I still have the comic.

  3. I'll have to dig out my Spire Archies. Thanks for the heads up!



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