LANSING – The air is rent by a volley of piercing shrieks.
Customers at the Free Comics table look up in bewilderment. The happy screams belong to Lola, two-and-a-half years old, as she rockets across the floor.
“She just loves to scream,” father Jeff Schroeder says with a helpless shrug, flipping through a Savage Dragon comic.
Jeff and several dozen others, adults and children of all ages, have come to Everybody Reads bookstore in Lansing to sample the wares on Free Comic Book Day. It’s a big social event, with families from all over Lansing – and even some out-of-towners – hopping among Lansing and East Lansing’s comic book stores.
“We came in from Portland,” says Eric Hendrie. “I try to hit as many stores in the area as possible...Read More