and secured his place in Ozian lore, long before the likes of Jack Skellington.
Like so many creatures in Oz, he came into being courtesy of the Powder of Life, which animates anything it comes into contact... providing of course that you speak the magic words.
When Disney produced Return to Oz in 1985, they did well in remaining faithful to Baum's vision of Jack.
It nice to see Jack has such fashion sense.
James C. Wallace II
Royal Liaison to Princess Ozma