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# 209097 12-Mar-2017 14:46
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I think I have read every cartoon least three times over the years, mostly at the Bach in the summer holidays


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  # 1735316 12-Mar-2017 15:15
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RIP Murray Ball, thank you for some great reads

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  # 1735317 12-Mar-2017 15:21
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RIP. I read one Footrot Flats volume after another in a continuous stream growing up.


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  # 1735384 12-Mar-2017 19:13
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RIP to Murray Ball. What am amazing cartoonist he was. Like many here I think I have read every Footrot Flats Cartoon ever made and the movie was excellent too. 


We have lost quite a few amazing people in the past couple of years.


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  # 1735643 13-Mar-2017 11:38
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RIP, I loved reading your cartoons as a kid, he was truly one of a kind. Sad to know there won't be anymore dog. 

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  # 1747103 24-Mar-2017 15:43
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I was sad too when Horse died some years ago - apparently he was a real cat, a bit of a mongrel, and the cartoon version very closely followed the real cat's exploits. Art imitating Life


RIP Murray, and Horse.

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  # 1747128 24-Mar-2017 15:46
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I am still gutted about this a couple of weeks on. That picture of the dog looking at the star in the sky with a sad face, painted on the side of the Water Reserve in 3 kings, really hits me when I see it.




Having grown up on a farm and having read so many of the comics till the pages were brittle it seems like saying good-bye to a well known friend.



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