Murray Ball, A Cartoonist's Life


Author(s): Mason Ball


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 Inkline, 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.



General Information

  •  : 9781775542490
  •  : HarperCollins Publishers
  •  : HarperCollins NZ
  •  : 598.0
  •  : November 2023
  •  : books

Other Specifications

  •  : Mason Ball
  •  : Hardback
  •  : English
SKU: 9781775542490