Karen Dandurant, Fosters Daily Democrat
Free Comic Book Day takes place in many communities across North America, but it’s safe to say Rochester celebrates the event in a bigger way than most.
Thousands of people of all ages come from near and far to take part in Rochester’s event because it has built such a reputation for all things comics: superheroes, cartoon characters video game characters and legendary cosplay.
“I live down the street and walk here every day,” said Spoonzs, 20, an employee of Jetpack Comics. “I have been working here now for a couple of weeks, too, and it makes me really happy.”