Chief Wahoo, by Elmer Wogon (1945)

Elmer Woggon's first comic strip 'Skylark' (1929), is reputedly the first aviation strip. It soon disappeared, but in 1936, Woggon launched a new strip, 'The Great Gusto'. The strip was re-christened 'Big Chief Wahoo' later on, and became less comical in tone. As the stories got more serious, Woggon's cartoon style looked out of place, so he left the drawing to his brother, Bill Woggon. Elmer Woggon died in 1978.

Chief Wahoo, by Elmer Wogon (1945)

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