Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 27
Cover by Ham Fisher (credited). Stories and art by Ham Fisher, C.C. Beck and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. Joe has a bare-knuckles battle with Ann's captor, sinister Jess Maber. But amnesiac Ann disappears during the fight. Also featuring a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Babe Ruth Story," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck and a cameo by actor William Bendix, promoting the film The Babe Ruth Story. Little Max Has a Nightmare; Mystery of Bald Eagle Cabin; Ann Howe's New Life; The Cowboy from Brooklyn; Joe Palooka's Album; Little Max's New Year's Surprise; Howie Morenz!; Sportales; The Funsational Humphrey. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.