Cartoonists Peter Bagge and Seth present their latest works and are interviewed by Brent Bambury.
This event is part of CBC@IFOA. On October 26, members of our national public broadcaster’s radio and television team take to the stage to help present some of the world’s best authors. Available starting Tuesday, September 17 is a CBC@IFOA Day Pass, which offers a chance to purchase a bundle of five tickets, one to each CBC@IFOA event, for the low price of $50 (plus a service charge). To buy your CBC@IFOA Day Pass, call the Harbourfront Centre Box Office at 416-973-4000.
Peter Bagge is the Harvey Award-winning author of the acclaimed alternative comic series Hate. A regular contributor to Reason magazine, Bagge got his start in comics in the magazine Weirdo. He presents Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story, a factual yet fun graphic biography of the founder of Planned Parenthood. Bagge humanizes Sanger in his signature cartoony style, showing how both her compassionate nature and her flaws inspired her trailblazing activism and legacy.
Brent Bambury is a Canadian radio and television personality who has worked on such CBC shows as Brave New Waves, Midday and Off the Cuff. He is currently the host of CBC’s Day 6, a nationally aired radio programme that blends journalism, current affairs, comedy and opinion.
Seth is an internationally acclaimed cartoonist and the author of the comic book series Palookaville and such graphic novels as It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken; Wimbledon Green and The Great Northern Brotherhood of Canadian Cartoonists. He is also the designer of The New York Times-bestselling Complete Peanuts collections, the Penguin Classics edition of The Portable Dorothy Parker and Lemony Snicket's new series, All the Wrong Questions. In 2011, he was the winner of the Harbourfront Festival Prize. Seth presents Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, a vibrant and beautifully illustrated tribute to Stephen Leacock’s beloved book.