The Press: Joe Palooka's Future

Will Joe Palooka's wife Ann have a boy or a girl? Last week hundreds of thousands of comic-strip readers were speculating on the birth of the aging heavyweight hero's second, child after ten years of married life, but because of matters legal, not medical, it was not even certain that the baby would ever be born. Reason: Moe Leff, longtime collaborator on the strip and its producer since the death in 1955 of Joe's creator, Ham Fisher, had sued to end his 20-year contract with Fisher's estate, quit drawing the daily strips distributed by the McNaught Syndicate to some 650 U.S....

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