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Joe Palooka

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The legendary Joe Palooka name returns in this all-new version, as Joe fights for his freedom (and his life) around the world. Set in the violent and dangerous world of top-tier mixed martial arts, this series will grasp you in its grip and refuse to let go until you tap out. Accused of a murder he didn't commit, Nick Davis flees a police manhunt, picks up the name Joe ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published August 13th 2013 by IDW Publishing (first published July 30th 2013)
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Bert Edens
Jun 28, 2013 Bert Edens rated it really liked it

I was provided an advanced copy of this MMA Comic Book (as it's billed on their website) by the publishers for the purpose of reading and reviewing it. Note the final version has not released yet, so what I note here might change by the time it hits the shelves, so to speak.

Anyone familiar with classic comics knows the name Joe Palooka from the original comic about a boxer by the same name, which originated in 1921. This book, which comprises issues #1 through #6 of the new series, tells the sto
Wayne McCoy
Sep 21, 2013 Wayne McCoy rated it liked it
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MMA Fighter Nick Davis finds himself in the middle of a bank robbery. When his heroic attempt to stop it goes badly, he finds himself on the run. With a couple cops hot on his trail, he heads out of the country. With his fighting skills, he finds himself inside a shadowy world of fighting. Meanwhile, back home, Nick's girlfriend and his little sister work to clear his name.

It's kind of a cross between the movies Bloodsport and The Fugitive. Nick fights under an assumed name, and all his opponent
Rob rated it it was ok
Jun 03, 2013
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