A Vancouver native, Brent's career in comics began in the early 70's with a weekly Ecohawks strip for the Georgia Straight. He subsequently did several one and two pagers for the Straight as Well as alternating covers for a couple of years with Rand Holmes.
His comic book work includes material for All Canadian Beaver Comics, Cocaine Comics, Forbidden Knowledge, Amputee Love, and Fog City Comics. A versatile craftsman, he has worked on several National Film Board animation features, including Flashpoint. His illustrations occasionally appear in Vancouver magazine.