Murray Hone Ball ONZM (26 January 1939 – 12 March 2017) was a New Zealand cartoonist. He became known for his Stanley the Palaeolithic Hero (the longest running cartoon in Punch magazine), Bruce the Barbarian, All the King's Comrades (also in Punch) and the long-running Footrot Flats comic series.
In 2002 Ball became an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for his services as a cartoonist.
- "Footrot Flats creator Murray Ball has died". Stuff. 12 March 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
- Murray Ball: The man behind Footrot Flats biography
- Footrot Flats by Murray Ball, a Facebook fan-site with a huge photographic catelogue of many Footrot Flats or Murray Ball items / merchandise