He is a shrewd, shady character that seems to have a lot to hide. He has long stringy hair and a beard and a southern accent. Later he cleaned himself up to make himself look less like a hillbilly.
He played a big part in the Green Ring Conspiracy, doing several tasks including meeting with Monty Whittaker and Derk Begs, dropping off printing equipment, picking up the paper used to make the counterfeit bills, meeting with Penny Wise to discuss the poster for Uncle Archie's Carnival, and kidnapping Katrina Meltsner.
- He was the so-called guardian to young Buck Oliver, although in Out of the Picture it is revealed that he claimed to be Buck's uncle.
- According to Paul McCusker, Mr. Skint's last name is a British slang expression for being "broke", or out of money.
|“|| Jebidiah Skint: Something's gone awry, but I don't know what it is.
|“|| Jebidiah Skint: Maybe I was being too hasty Mr. Dosh. Draw your weapon, please.
Mr. Dosh: Sure.
Penny Bassett: I can draw weapons.
Wooton Bassett: That wouldn't be a water pistol would it?
Mr. Dosh: Fraid not.