SethCreators / Featured Guests
Seth is the cartoonist behind the comic book series Palookaville, which started in the stone age as a pamphlet and is now a semi-annual hardcover. His comics have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Best American Comics, and McSweeneys Quarterly. His illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including the cover of the New Yorker, the Walrus, and Canadian Notes & Queries. He is also Lemony Snicket’s partner for the new Young Readers series, All the Wrong Questions, and has illustrated and designed a new, deluxe edition of Stephen Leacock’s Sunshine Sketches of a little Town. He is the designer for several classic comics reprint series, notably collections of work by Charles Schulz, John Stanley, and Doug Wright.
The cartoonist has exhibited throughout the world in a variety of group and solo shows. He was the subject of a solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, which showcased the first public display of his model city Dominion. He is now a part of the Gallery’s permanent collection. Dominion City subsequently toured Galleries in Eastern and Central Canada and will be travelling to select galleries in the west in 2014. He is the subject of an upcoming National Film Board documentary entitled Seth’s Dominion.
Seth lives in Guelph, Ontario, with his wife Tania and their two cats in an old house he has named “Inkwell’s End”.
Seth will attend TCAF in celebration of the debut of his long-awaited graphic novel Clyde Fans.
Seth can be found at the following:
Saturday May 11
12:15-1:15: Fans Service: Seth Spotlight at the High Park Ballroom 2 & 3 (Yorkville Marriott, 90 Bloor St. E)
1:30-2:30: Signing at the Yorkville Room (Yorkville Marriott, 90 Bloor St. E)
Sunday May 12
10:30-11:30: Characters of Age at the Learning Center 1 (Toronto Reference Library, 1st Floor)
12:00-1:30: Signing at The Beguiling Booth (Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor)