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Murray Ball

A Cartoonist's Life
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Description

The first biography of iconic cartoonist Murray Ball, creator of Footrot Flats
Let me show you how my dad became a leading cartoonist of his generation, how his endearing characters evolved and where the side-splitting ideas sprang from. Let's see the man behind the drawing desk and delve into the workings of his mind. – Mason Ball

In Murray Ball: A Cartoonist's Li­fe, Mason Ball charts all the hits and misses and long years of hard graft that went into what would become a wildly successful creative enterprise: Footrot Flats. From his unique viewpoint and with congenial honesty, he reveals the real-life backstory to Murray Ball's most iconic characters and themes, paying homage to the man – and father – who could see the quirks of human nature in his surroundings and capture them with the stroke of a pen.

Superbly illustrated with family photos and cartoons by the man who brought us that most lovable character, The Dog.

Author Biography:

Mason Ball was born in 1966 and grew up in Gisborne on the farm that would inspire some of New Zealand's most beloved and iconic comic strips. He has worked as a journalist, audio sub-editor and English language teacher. He lives with his wife, Kuniko, and their three children in Wellington, where he enjoys painting, collage and jazz.
Release date Australia
November 3rd, 2023
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Pages
288
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Dimensions
164x243x30
ISBN-13
9781775542490
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
36765002

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