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Steele, Bob. Bob Steele was created by Wilson Starbuck and appeared in the comic strip “Navy Bob Steele” (1939-1945).

Lieutenant Robert "Navy Bob" Steele is a clean-cut, All-American hero. He is an officer in the United States Navy and helps the Navy fight Asian (read: Japanese) saboteurs and spies. Steele also takes part in naval maneuvers meant to stop an invasion of Hawaii. When American enters World War Two Steele joins the fight, sinking submarines and setting up radio and observation posts on Japanese-held islands.

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