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Smilin' Jack's appearance was based on that of notable air racing star Roscoe Turner. Maybe the Captain was inspired by Mosley's own beaming countenance, the autobiographical nature of the strip, and the profusion of sound-alike names—Zack, Mack, and Jack. But he still wanted to draw a comic strip about flying, and by that summer, he'd translated his meager flying experiences into a strip about "scared pilots" that he called On the Wing. Smilin' Jack was the only aviation strip in which the techniques and skills of flying functioned actively in the stories. While waiting for an appointment, he wandered in to Walter Berndt's office, and after canoodling a little about Berndt's strip, Smitty, Mosley heard some startling news:
After graduating, he clerked in an Oklahoma City drugstore for a year to earn enough money to go north and enroll in the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts in the fall of When we first see Downwind, we see him almost from behind: Lo San Turhan Bey He tells Cherry's mother Cindy who quickly resorts to violence - more than adequate justification for her later spanking by Jack.
The program opened each episode with announcer Tom Shirley demanding, "Clear the runway for Smilin' Jack! The Adventures of Smilin' Jack. Until then, gain points by continuing to edit pages. The corpulent Fat Stuff had buttons popping off his tight-fitting shirt, never explaining how the buttons magically regenerated from one panel to the next. Harvey, The Art of the Funnies: Later on, she becomes a stunt flyer, not after me!