OH, SNAP! A DAY FOR COMICS: Illustrated books festival features Michigan authors
November 3, 2006
BY JULIE HINDS
FREE PRESS POP CULTURE WRITER
In "Heir to Fire," Ryan Morales gets invited to a cute girl's pool party and battles to save his town from a giant mutant spider.
It's a creepy-cool adventure from Actionopolis, a new line of illustrated novels for young readers that's spun a web of Michigan connections.
Brain-stinging spiders are just the ticket for drawing in kids who'd rather be immersed in video games than books, says Rob Worley, 42, of Madison Heights, author of "Heir to Fire" (Actionopolis/Komikwerks, $12.95).
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SNAP! The Comic Arts Festival 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.
Al Matta Hall 5121 Oakman Blvd., Dearborn