Big Steve
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Real Name


First Appearance

Amazing Mystery Funnies vol. 2 #4 (April 1939)

Original Publisher


Created by

Paul Gustavson


Bob Stevens was the Sand Hog, the heroic tunneler who fought crime and dug tunnels, specifically one under Long Island. He was helped by his boss, Big Steve.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Amazing Mystery Funnies vol. 2 #4-5 (#4 possibly only on the cover)


Unusual for comics of any era, the Sand Hog was the star of the strip with Big Steve being portrayed as the sidekick yet, Steve was actually Bob's boss in the stories.

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