Community: Following Sunday's devastating tornado in Joplin that killed at least 89 and destroyed more than 25 percent of the city, native creator Jeremy Haun and retailer Jason Hurley have reported their safety. Hurley's Heroes comic shop is currently open to any who need shelter, food, or water. You can donate $10 to the Heart of Missouri United Way Joplin Relief Fund by texting "JOPLIN" to 864833. [CBR]

Digital comics: Boom! Studios has launched a new free Stan Lee BOOM! Comics App for iOS mobile devices that include he and his collaborators' Soldier Zero, The Traveler and Starborn titles. [iTunes]

Manga: Case Closed is headed for a new live action TV series in Japan on July 7. [ANN]



Indie: Picture Box will release Kramers Ergot 8 in November with 16 new 24-page stories. [Robot6]


Toys: S.H. Figuarts Nobita and Robot Damashii Doraemon are now up for preorder through HobbyArts. Holy schmoley, they are posable. [Tomopop]


Videos: Stan Lee won't have an X-Men: First Class cameo, but really digs his upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man role. [Marvelousnews]

Customs: Raybot brings the Future Foundation to life custom style. [Toycutter]


Commercials: Farmers Insurance runs an exchange student program with Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters and somehow their dude doesn't totally die when blasted by Havok. Maybe he's got a mutant healing factor? [YouTube]

Toys: Jazwares' upcoming 6" Mortal Kombat line will feature Sub-Zero, Raiden, Johnny Cage and Scorpion. They're headed to stores this summer. [Toynewsi]