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Joe Palooka 003

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Published: 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Vincent Sullivan
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Indicia: 'VINCENT SULLIVAN, editor JOE PALOOKA No. 3 published by Wm. H. Wise & Co., New York, N. Y. Entire contents copyright 1944 by Vincent Sullivan, through arrangement with McNaught Syndicate, Inc. Printed in the U.S.A.'
Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Joe Palooka KO's the Nazis!
Credits: Pencils: Ham Fisher (signed) | Inks: Ham Fisher ?
Genre: Adventure; War
Characters: Joe Palooka

Comic Story (17 pages) "I see you request we relieve you..."
Synopsis: Joe's company puts out to sea. By coincidence, another boxer, Biff Williams is also on board. They put on an exhibition bout for the crew, but during the bout, the ship lurches, and Biff goes overboard, with Joe diving to his rescue. A Nazi sub attempts to capture them, but Joe and Biff overwhelm the crew and capture the sub.
Credits: Script: Ham Fisher | Pencils: Ham Fisher | Inks: Ham Fisher ?
Genre: Adventure; War
Characters: Joe Palooka; Jerry Leemy; Ann; Biff Williams

Comic Story (12 pages) "Say Joe --- there's somebody waiting for you..."
Synopsis: The ship lands in an undisclosed location, where the Allies are gathering for an imminent Axis assault. Joe is met by his younger brother Steve. While waiting for the action, a boxing exhibition is staged. Jerry is KO'd by a Scottish boxer with whom he had previously had words. Joe is given notice that the Nazis are on their way, and accelerates the end of his match by KO'ing his opponent.
Credits: Script: Ham Fisher | Pencils: Ham Fisher | Inks: Ham Fisher ?
Genre: Adventure; War
Characters: Joe Palooka; Steve Palooka (Joe's brother); Jerry Leemy

Comic Story (16 pages) "The C.O. just got a report that some parachutists..."
Synopsis: Joe and Jerry are chosen to patrol the forest to round up reported Nazi paratroopers. The patrol captures all but one Nazi, and Joe trails the Nazi as he meets a fifth-columnists. Joe attempts to capture the saboteurs, and learns that the paratrooper is none other than the German boxer, Schmeller, whom Joe had fought in New York. Joe is captured, but escapes, and leads the hunt for the saboteurs.
Credits: Script: Ham Fisher | Pencils: Ham Fisher | Inks: Ham Fisher ?
Genre: Adventure; War
Characters: Joe Palooka; Jerry Leemy; Sergeant Lyman; Schmeller

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