Joe Palooka (1945 Harvey) 49
Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Ham Fisher and Bob Powell. Ham Fisher's comic-strip boxer has adventures both inside and outside the ring. Joe intervenes in a bullfight to save a bullfighter's life. Joe takes on Bateese, but his countryman Balonki is the real threat. Plus true tales of athletic greats and solo stories featuring Little Max and Humphrey. Champ of Comics; Disaster in the Arena; Little Max: Scared Silly; Humphrey: Bum Joke; Humphrey's Good Deed; Joe Palooka's Album; Sport Short: Joey Maxim; Ring Champs of To-day: Gus Lesnevich. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.