(1944)

Columbia, 1942 Series
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1944
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wm. H. Wise & Co.
Editing
Vin Sullivan [as Vincent Sullivan] (credited)

Issue 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.'

Joe Palooka KO's the Nazis! (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ham Fisher (signed)
Inks
Ham Fisher ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Joe Palooka
Keywords
submarines

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see you request we relieve you...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Joe Palooka; Jerry Leemy; Ann; Biff Williams
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Joe --- there's somebody waiting for you...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Joe Palooka; Steve Palooka (Joe's brother); Jerry Leemy
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The C.O. just got a report that some parachutists...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Joe Palooka; Jerry Leemy; Sergeant Lyman; Schmeller
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.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Joe Palooka KO's the Nazis!
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. ["I see you request we relieve you..."]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. ["Say Joe --- there's somebody waiting for you..."]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. ["The C.O. just got a report that some parachutists..."]
    Joe Palooka
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Frank Motler
  • Tony Oliva
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Daniel Thingvold