Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 5
- 6 1/4" spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher (credited), Bob Barnes, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. Back in the States after World War II, Joe is immediately caught up in a murder mystery involving a suspect who looks just like him. The Boy Explorers board a rocket for the moon, in a story by comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Plus an illustrated feature on Joe Palooka creator Ham Fisher going to the White House to meet President Harry Truman. Ham Fisher Visits the President; The Big Carnival Murder Mystery; Foul Play; Innocent or Guilty; Trapping the Killer; Fight To the Finish; ..About Ham Fisher; Tiara Temptation; Boy Explorers: A Trip To the Moon; Box Seats For Two; Cartoon Laughs. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.