|1176 Mt Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620 across Mount Hope Cemetery||585 442 0371||<empireco AT frontiernet DOT net>|
|375 Stone Rd, Rochester, NY 14616||585 663 6877||<empires AT frontiernet DOT net>|
Empire Comics had lots of toys and one of the most complete selection of graphic novels in Rochester. Lots of different types of comics too, not too hero-heavy, not too head comics-y. A nice mix. There were two locations in Rochester: Empire Comics I on Mt. Hope Avenue, and Empire Comics II on Stone Road in Greece.
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2009-07-16 12:10:20 I made hour-long trips with friends to E.C. decades ago, as a teen. Back then it was just a store with a lot of comics. Older now, as my kids have started collecting and I have restarted; I want a place with quality service, a knowledgeable and helpful staff, good policies, good selection, great price, and that kind of "family business" atmosphere - like Norm walking into Cheers. I want a place where I feel my business is appreciated. Empire Comics is that place (both of them - I work near #1, and live near #2). —ShannonClingerman