The more you look at the Air-Sprite, the more you think Frank is taking the idea of an "air ship" a bit too literally.

Let's dive right into the tale:

Somewhat modeled? I think he had a picture on his desk and traced it. At least he seems to have reduced the size of his rotoscopes; nice to know he's improving his work instead of building the same damned thing over and over.

He has to rescue some adventurers in a hostile kingdom, and we learn that marriage has mellowed Frank somewhat:

Once upon a time he'd have waded into it wearing rubber pants.

Does the ship survive the journey to the lost cloud city of gold?

It does! But we'll never hear about it again.