Fight Stories – September 1930

“Waterfront Fists” is a Sailor Steve Costigan short story by Robert E. Howard. It was originally published in the September 1930 issue of Fight Stories. Howard earned $90 for the sale of this story[2] which is now in the public domain.

It is also known by the title “Stand Up and Slug” since being published in the Summer 1940 issue of Fight Stories under the pseudonym Mark Adams.