Some quick mid-week hits.

Item: Jeet Heer writes about Seth and the great kids comics creator John Stanley for Comics Comics. Who knew there were two Gregory Gallants?

Item: Aspiring graphic novel creator a victim of hit-and-run in Edmonton.

Item: In other Alberta news, Red Deer’s Another Dimension comic shop is among the nominees for the Shuster Awards‘ Harry Kremer retailer prize this year.

Item: Cartoonist Claudia Davila is among the survivalist experts interviewed by Jason McBride in the current issue of Toronto Life (print version only) about life after Peak Oil in Toronto.

Item: Eric Theriault’s new Veena album is ready for the world.

Item: Brad Mackay on The Collected Doug Wright as Educational Tool.