I also read a couple of comic books. They were Magus #2, 3; they postulate the impending eruption of magical energy. I've found them just interesting enough to keep me reading, but not enough for me to recommend them to folks.
Tsunami warnings...we've got one of the news channels on, and some idiot is on the beach with his dog as the waves are expected to rise much higher. Jerk! Get the hell out of there!!!
Japan looks like we probably will when the San Andreas Fault finally shifts. We're only a few miles away from it.