Waterfront Fists

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"Waterfront Fists"
Author Robert E. Howard
Country United States
Language English
Series Sailor Steve Costigan
Genre(s) Boxing, Comedy
Published in Fight Stories
Publication type Pulp magazine
Publication date 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.[1] Howard earned $90 for the sale of this story[2] which is now in the public domain.[3]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b Publication history at Howard Works, retrieved 15 January 2008
  2. ^ REHupa: Fiction Timeline, retrieved 15 January 2008
  3. ^ The Robert-E-Howard: Electronic Amateur Press Association, The Copyright and Ownership Status of the Works and Words of Robert E. Howard by Paul Herman, retrieved 15 January 2008

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