“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.

Contents

  • “The Black Uhlan-Champ or Palooka?” by Jimmy De Forest & James P. Dawson (Debate)
  • “Sons of Sock” by Paul L. Anderson
  • “Waterfront Fists” by Robert E. Howard
  • “The Baby-Face Terror” [Part 2 of 2] by Jack Kofoed (Article)
  • “Socker Dooley, Fighting Golfer” by Charles Francis Coe
  • “Say It with Haymakers” by Joseph B. Fox
  • “Tommy Ryan-Financier” by Anonymous (Article)
  • “Famous Fights I Have Seen” by Old Timer (Column)
  • “No Bell to Save Him” by Will H. Greenfield
  • “Upsetting a Jinx” by Anonymous (Article)
  • “Fighters All” by Arthur J. Burks
  • “Through the Ropes” by Hype Igoe (Column)
  • “Jack Slack’s Backhand Punch” by Anonymous (Article)
  • “Keeping Fit” by Jimmy De Forest (Column)
  • “From the Ringside” by Bill Cook (Column)
  • “The Neutral Corner” (Letter column)

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Publisher : Fight Stories, Inc. (Fiction House)
Year : September 1930
Replica by: Pulp Tales Press June 2013
Format : Periodical (Pulp Magazine)
Pages : 130
Cover : Earle K. Bergey
Illustrations : Allan Thomas
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“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.

Tags: Pulp / Robert E. Howard / Steve Costigan / Weird Tales