Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 25
- Paper: Off white
Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Vic Herman and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. After finding Ann's locket, Joe knows she survived the plane crash; he is aided in his hunt by Doc Danglefutty and his calculating mule. Flyin' Fools Chickie and Gootch try to rescue Penny Antee's grandpa from a deadly storm at sea, but he hates to fly and refuses to get on the plane. Plus an anti-bullying PSA featuring a young Joe Palooka, and two prose adventures of early female superhero Black Cat. Also featuring a Tootsie Roll ad offering a beanie hat with a propeller on top, classic headgear from postwar America. Joe Palooka - A Boyhood Experience; Joe's Valiant Search for Ann; The Amazing Doc Danglefutty; Joe Palooka Tracks Down an Important Clue; Chickie Ricks The Flyin' Fool; Winnie the Waitress; Black Cat: Desert Intrigue; Black Cat: Disguise for Murder. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.