Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




607 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 128


# 209097 12-Mar-2017 14:46
One person supports this post
Send private message

http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/90340548

I think I have read every cartoon least three times over the years, mostly at the Bach in the summer holidays

Clint

Create new topic
13945 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6696

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1735316 12-Mar-2017 15:15
One person supports this post
Send private message

RIP Murray Ball, thank you for some great reads




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

Using empathy takes no energy and can gain so much. Try it.

 

 


mdf

2229 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 686

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1735317 12-Mar-2017 15:21
Send private message

RIP. I read one Footrot Flats volume after another in a continuous stream growing up.


 
 
 
 


20182 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6173

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1735384 12-Mar-2017 19:13
Send private message

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.


BTR

1511 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 459


  # 1735643 13-Mar-2017 11:38
Send private message

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. 


1759 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 364

Trusted

  # 1747103 24-Mar-2017 15:43
Send private message

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.





My thoughts are no longer my own and is probably representative of our media-controlled government


20182 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6173

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1747128 24-Mar-2017 15:46
One person supports this post
Send private message

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.

 

 


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35


5G uptake even faster than expected
Posted 12-Jun-2019 10:01


Xbox showcases 60 anticipated games
Posted 10-Jun-2019 20:24


Trend Micro Turns Public Hotspots into Secure Networks with WiFi Protection for Mobile Devices
Posted 5-Jun-2019 13:24


Bold UK spinoff for beauty software company Flossie
Posted 2-Jun-2019 14:10


Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:32


Epson launches new 4K Pro-UHD projector technology
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:26


Lenovo and Qualcomm unveil first 5G PC called Project Limitless
Posted 28-May-2019 20:23


Intel introduces new 10th Gen Intel Core Processors and Project Athena
Posted 28-May-2019 19:28


Orcon first to trial residential 10Gbps broadband
Posted 28-May-2019 11:20


Video game market in New Zealand passes half billion dollar mark
Posted 24-May-2019 16:15


WLG-X festival to celebrate creativity and innovation
Posted 22-May-2019 17:53


HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray
Posted 20-May-2019 11:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.