Story: Ball, Murray Hone


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Murray Ball produced the strip ‘Stanley’ for the British magazine Punch from 1970 until 1981. Centred on a hapless, bespectacled caveman, it lampooned many contemporary social issues, including religion, psychotherapy, hippy idealism, colonialism, women’s liberation, monarchies and – especially – the left–right political divide.

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Tim Shoebridge. 'Ball, Murray Hone', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 June 2023)