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Get Adrenalized At Meltdown Comics

GET ADRENALIZED AT MELTDOWN COMICS

On March 7th, starting at 6:00 P.M., Meltdown Comics will present an autograph signing with Jeff Cahn for the release of RED SPIKE VOL1 PAPERBACK, produced by Benaroya Publishing and published by Image Comics. We’ll have FREE alcohol and Red Bull, while supplies last, so you can make your own RED SPIKE creation. Also available will be FREE first issues of Red Spike, Samurai’s Blood and Marksmen from Benaroya Publishing and Image Comics.
RED SPIKE VOL1 TP, which collects issues #1-5 of the sold out miniseries, involves soldiers Matt Cutler and Greg Dane, the first to survive the Project Red Spike program. They have been proven on the field to be everything that was wanting in the program. Unfortunately, an upgrade to Greg’s implant goes array and now it’s up to Matt to chase down his friend before he hurts himself, the city and the tax payers who funded their creation. But as the friends begin their very public battle in heart of Washington D.C., twisted and sinister secrets begin to emerge from within the Red Spike program. Can both soldiers survive or are their deaths a necessary measure to secure the program’s secrecy?
The RED SPIKE VOL1 PAPERBACK autograph event will take place in at Meltdown Comics on from 6-8 P.M. at 7522 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046. For more information, please call (323) 851-7223

ABOUT MELTDOWN COMICS

At 9000 square feet, Meltdown is the largest pop culture emporium west of the Rockies. It’s ever-shifting stock holds new discoveries for even the most discerning reader and if you are new to the game the dimmest ember of obsession shall be fanned into a great bonfire here.Meltdown’s proprietors have seized every opportunity to upgrade service within the store resulting in unparalleled relationships with vendor and consumer alike.This means that as a customer of Meltdown, you have access to a worldwide network of purveyors of pop and if you don’t see what you want in front of you Meltdown can procure it almost instantaneously.

www.meltcomics.com

ABOUT JEFF CAHN

After graduating from Pomona College, Jeff Cahn returned to his hometown of New Orleans, where he interned on the set of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Digital Domain’s Oscar winning visual effects team. Once the shoot wrapped, he returned to Los Angeles and now works at Benaroya Pictures and Publishing as a story developer and writer of both screen and comics.

ABOUT BENAROYA PUBLISHING

Founded by Michael Benaroya in 2009, Benaroya Publishing is a comic book and graphic novel production company dedicated to thrilling and compelling storytelling. A subsidiary of Benaroya Pictures, Benaroya Publishing is based in Los Angeles and launched their debut titles in Spring 2011 under the Image Comics label. With David Elliott (FALL OUT TOY WORKS and co-founder of RADICAL PUBLISHING) at the helm as in-house Editor-in-Chief, Benaroya Publishing promises to bring fresh new ideas, and uniquely told stories to the comics literary world. For more information, visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.

Get Adrenalized At Meltdown Comics

Official Press Release

GET ADRENALIZED AT MELTDOWN COMICS

On January 11th, starting at 6:00 P.M., Meltdown Comics will present an autograph signing with Jeff Cahn for the release of RED SPIKE VOL1 TP, produced by Benaroya Publishing and published by Image Comics.

RED SPIKE VOL1 TP, which collects issues #1-5 of the sold out miniseries, involves soldiers Matt Cutler and Greg Dane, the first to survive the Project Red Spike program. They have been proven on the field to be everything that was wanting in the program. Unfortunately, an upgrade to Greg’s implant goes array and now it’s up to Matt to chase down his friend before he hurts himself, the city and the tax payers who funded their creation. But as the friends begin their very public battle in heart of Washington D.C., twisted and sinister secrets begin to emerge from within the Red Spike program. Can both soldiers survive or are their deaths a necessary measure to secure the program’s secrecy?

The RED SPIKE autograph event will take place in Los Angeles at Meltdown Comics on January 11th from 6-8 P.M. at 7522 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046 . For more information, please call (323) 851-7223.

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About Meltdown Comics

At 9000 square feet, Meltdown is the largest pop culture emporium west of the Rockies .It’s ever-shifting stock holds new discoveries for even the most discerning reader and if you are new to the game the dimmest ember of obsession shall be fanned into a great bonfire here.Meltdown’s proprietors have seized every opportunity to upgrade service within the store resulting in unparalleled relationships with vendor and consumer alike.This means that as a customer of Meltdown, you have access to a worldwide network of purveyors of pop and if you don’t see what you want in front of you Meltdown can procure it almost instantaneously.

www.meltcomics.com

About Jeff Cahn

After graduating from Pomona College, Jeff Cahn returned to his hometown of New Orleans, where he interned on the set of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Digital Domain’s Oscar winning visual effects team. Once the shoot wrapped, he returned to Los Angeles and now works at Benaroya Pictures and Publishing as a story developer and writer of both screen and comics.

About Benaroya Publishing

Founded by Michael Benaroya in 2009, Benaroya Publishing is a comic book and graphic novel production company dedicated to thrilling and compelling storytelling. A subsidiary of Benaroya Pictures, Benaroya Publishing is based in Los Angeles and launches their debut titles this Spring under the Image Comics label. With David Elliott (FALL OUT TOY WORKS and co-founder of RADICAL PUBLISHING) at the helm as in-house Editor-in-Chief, Benaroya Publishing promises to bring fresh new ideas, and uniquely told stories to the comics literary world. For more information, visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.

Read Red Spike #1 for FREE from Benaroya Publishing and Image Comics

Benaroya Publishing and Image Comics has provided Graphic Policy readers to check out the first issue of Red Spike #1 for FREE!  Written by Jeff Cahn with art by Salvador Navarro and Mark Texeira, the first trade paperback hits shelves January 2012.

RED SPIKE TP

story by JEFF CAHN
art by SALVADOR NAVARRO and MARK TEXEIRA
cover by MARK TEXEIRA

Diamond Order Code: NOV110411
ISBN-13: 978-1-60706-487-9
Release Date: January 11th, 2012
Publisher: Image Comics
Format: Trade Paperback
Price: $12.99
Page Count: 144

70 years ago, the world began its race to create the first Super Soldier. In 2011, the United States succeeded… twice. Project Red Spike discovered that through the manipulation and regulation of the adrenal glands the super soldier was no longer just a dream. Matt Cutler and Greg Dane, the first to survive the process, have been proven on the field to be everything that was wanting in the program. Unfortunately, an upgrade to Greg’s implant goes array and now it’s up to Matt to chase down his friend before he hurts himself, the city and the tax payers who funded their creation. But as the friends begin their very public battle in heart of Washington D.C., twisted and sinister secrets begin to emerge from within the Red Spike program. Can both soldiers survive or are their deaths a necessary measure to secure the program’s secrecy?

Adrenalize With Red Spike

Official Press Release

ADRENALIZE WITH RED SPIKE

Image Comics Collects The 5-Issue Super Soldier Miniseries

Image Comics is proud to announce the January release of RED SPIKE VOL. 1 TP, written by Jeff Cahn, illustrated by Mark Texeira (Wolverine, Punisher) and Salvador Navarro, edited by Dave Elliott and produced by Benaroya Publishing. RED SPIKE VOL. 1 TP collects issues #1-5 of the sold out miniseries and will include extras such as a gallery page of covers by veteran artist Mark Texeira and the diaries of Doctor Fairfield, creator of the Red Spike program.
70 years ago, the world began its race to create the first Super Soldier. In 2011, the United States succeeded… twice. Project Red Spike discovered that through the manipulation and regulation of the adrenal glands the super soldier was no longer just a dream.
The world of RED SPIKE involves soldiers Matt Cutler and Greg Dane, the first to survive the Project Red Spike program. They have been proven on the field to be everything that was wanting in the program. Unfortunately, an upgrade to Greg’s implant goes array and now it’s up to Matt to chase down his friend before he hurts himself, the city and the tax payers who funded their creation. But as the friends begin their very public battle in heart of Washington, DC, twisted and sinister secrets begin to emerge from within the Red Spike program. Can both soldiers survive or are their deaths a necessary measure to secure the program’s secrecy?
The critics have raved about RED SPIKE:
“If you like a good story with a bit of mystery and intrigue, combined with good action and solid characters, then Red Spike is one I would recommend.”My Comic Network
“The best part is that it’s not a mindless action story, there’s actually very well thought out plot devices and an underlining mystery.”Player Affinity
“It reads like a summer movie blockbuster.”Comics Bulletin
“I’m extremely interested in seeing what Cahn and the artists have in store for the future of Red Spike.”Comic Booked
RED SPIKE VOL. 1 TP  (NOV110411, ISBN: 978-1-60706-487-9), a 144-page full-color trade paperback, will be on sale in stores January 11th, 2012 for $12.99 and is available to order in the November 2011 edition of Previews. For more information, please visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.
ABOUT JEFF CAHN

After graduating from Pomona College, Jeff Cahn returned to his hometown of New Orleans, where he interned on the set of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Digital Domain’s Oscar winning visual effects team. Once the shoot wrapped, he returned to Los Angeles and now works at Benaroya Pictures and Publishing as a story developer and writer of both screen and comics.

ABOUT MARK TEXEIRA

Mark Texeira is a born n’ raised New Yorker. Mark began honing his art from a young age, attending the Manhattan High School of Art and Design. After graduating, Mark was awarded a Presidential Scholarship at the School of Visual Arts, which he attended for two years before dropping out to pursue a professional freelance commercial art career. It was during this time that Mark attended classes at the Art Students League of New York, exploring new ways to create life in art. Winning mentions at the Salmagundi Club and The Society of Illustrators kicked off Mark’s work throughout the entertainment world. Mark is best known for his work on WOLVERINE, PUNISHER, VAMPIRELLA, and now, RED SPIKE.

ABOUT SALVADOR NAVARRO

Salvador Navarro was born in Málaga, Spain in the summer of 1969. Being an artist was in the cards for Salvador . …but learning to pencil came later. In 2009, after several submissions, Salvador published his first book TALES OF WONDERLAND: TWEEDLE DEE AND TWEEDLE DUM with Zenescope Entertainment. Salvador went on to work WARD SIX with Kickstart, and is now the artist on RED SPIKE.

ABOUT BENAROYA PUBLISHING

Founded by Michael Benaroya in 2009, Benaroya Publishing is a comic book and graphic novel production company dedicated to thrilling and compelling storytelling. A subsidiary of Benaroya Pictures, Benaroya Publishing is based in Los Angeles, California and launches their debut titles this Spring under the Image Comics label. With David Elliott (FALL OUT TOY WORKS and co-founder of RADICAL PUBLISHING) at the helm as in-house Editor-in-Chief, Benaroya Publishing promises to bring fresh new ideas, and uniquely told stories to the comics literary world. For more information, visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of four major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

Red Spike TPB

Images Comics Goes Same Day Digital on comiXology with Top Titles

Today Images Comics and comiXology announced that the majority of their comics will now be same day digital as print.  Image Comics is the third largest comics publisher in the United States.  Top titles include Chew, Pilot Season, The Infinite, Severed and Skullkickers, along with various other titles will join the ranks of long-time same-day-as-print titles like The Walking Dead and Invincible on the Comics by comiXology platform on iOS, Android and comics.comixology.com, as well as online at the Comics by comiXology powered comics.imagecomics.com website and Image Comics iOS app.

Starting this Wednesday October 5th, the following titles will be available on the full comiXology platform, the comiXology Digital Storefronts, as well as on comics.imagecomics.com and the Image Comics iOS app:

  • Chew
  • The Infinite
  • Severed
  • The Last of the Greats
  • Marksmen
  • Moriarty
  • Pilot Season
  • Red Spike
  • Red Gunther
  • SkullKickers
  • The Strange Talent of Luther Strode
  • Vescell

Preview – Red Spike #5

RED SPIKE #5 (of 5)

story JEFF CAHN
art MARK TEXEIRA, SALVADOR NAVARRO & IFANSYAH NOOR
cover MARK TEXEIRA
32 PAGES / FC / T
$2.99
Diamond Order Code: JUL110538
ON SALE OCTOBER 5TH

MINISERIES CONCLUSION

After the casualties mount up Coughlin vies for control of Red Spike. If he does, Moyer will be court-martialed. Matt Cutler is the golden ticket each side needs to win. Power breeds arrogance and often times, relinquishing that power is the most difficult part of having had it in the first place. Will Moyer’s stand be enough to protect his program? Will Matt stand with his Mentor? Or is Red Spike destined to be torn down by its own favored son? Find out in this thrilling climax of RED SPIKE’s first mission.

Benaroya AND Blue Estate Signing Event At Golden Apple Comics

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BENAROYA AND BLUE ESTATE SIGNING EVENT AT GOLDEN APPLE COMICS

Meet the creators of some of the newest titles at Image Comics with BLUE ESTATE’s Viktor Kalvachev and the team from BENAROYA PUBLISHING: MARKSMEN’s David Baxter, RED SPIKE’s Jeff Cahn & SAMURAI’S BLOOD’s Owen Wiseman!!!

The Benaroya Publishing and Blue Estate event will take place in Los Angeles at Golden Apple Comics on September 21st, 2011 from 6-8 P.M. at 7018 Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. For more information, please call 323-658-6047.

ABOUT GOLDEN APPLE COMICS
Golden Apple Comics has been the premier comic book & pop culture store in Los Angeles for over 30 years.Always cutting edge & proactive in the community, Golden Apple views this as a great opportunity to attract new readers to our thriving industry. A place in LA for anything groundbreaking in the comic world.

ABOUT VIKTOR KALVACHEV

With art and design credits ranging from DMZ, The Nocturnals and Penthouse to video games like The Incredibles: Escape from Nomanisan Island, Viktor is also the creative force behind the graphic novel Pherone and the massively multiplayer online virtual world, VIE.

ABOUT BENAROYA PUBLISHING

Founded by Michael Benaroya in 2009, Benaroya Publishing is a comic book and graphic novel production company dedicated to thrilling and compelling storytelling. A subsidiary of Benaroya Pictures, Benaroya Publishing is based in Los Angeles, California and launches their debut titles this Spring under the Image Comics label. With David Elliott (FALL OUT TOY WORKS and co-founder of RADICAL PUBLISHING) at the helm as in-house Editor-in-Chief, Benaroya Publishing promises to bring fresh new ideas, and uniquely told stories to the comics literary world. For more information, visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.

ABOUT DAVID BAXTER
David Baxter is a writer/producer whose first feature film, Shooting Lily, won the 1996 SXSW Film Festival. Dave is making his comic book debut with Benaroya Publishing and Image Comics on the title MARKSMAN. Dave is also the recipient of the 2004 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation/Tribeca Film Institute screenwriting grant for two science themed film projects he currently has in development.

ABOUT OWEN WISEMAN
Owen Wiseman writes graphic novels, screenplays, and prose. Owen was raised by hippies in the Pacific Northwest, and fed a steady diet of appropriate books and inappropriate movies. In seventh grade, he was accidentally put into a Japanese class, and the venerable Furado-sensei convinced him to stay. He taught Owen about the language, culture, and fascinating history of this complex and beautiful island nation, and Furado-sensei’s passion for the Japanese culture triggered Owen’s love for it as well.

ABOUT JEFF CAHN
After graduating from Pomona College, Jeff Cahn returned to his hometown of New Orleans, where he interned on the set of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Digital Domain’s Oscar winning visual effects team. Once the shoot wrapped, he returned to Los Angeles and now works at Benaroya Pictures and Publishing as a story developer and writer of both screen and comics.

Golden Apple signing 2011

The Comic Bug Presents Dollar Daze With Benaroya Publishing

Official Press Release

THE COMIC BUG PRESENTS DOLLAR DAZE WITH BENAROYA PUBLISHING

On Wed, August 24th, 2011, Manhattan Beach will erupt when The Comic Bug holds the mega massive Benaroya Publishing signing for RED SPIKE, SAMURAI’S BLOOD and MARKMEN! The Comic Bug has infected Benaroya Publishing’s very own Jeff Cahn (Red Spike), Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood) and David Baxter (Marksmen), who are will be on hand to join in on the mayhem. All first issues are only $1.00 and fans can pick up exclusive, limited editions, featuring covers by Tomm Coker (Undying Love) and Nam Kim (Starcraft: Frontline, Samurai’s Blood).

ABOUT THE COMIC BUG

Founded by Mike Wellman and Jun Goeku in June 2004, The Comic Bug is the cool Manhattan Beach comic book store where it’s fun to hang out. With a completely remodeled and spacious interior, The Comic Bug carries all the mainstream titles with a large selection of independents (we support small publishers!). Mike and Jun firmly believe your comic book shop should be fun, carry diverse merchandise, have knowledgeable staff and encourage discussion in all aspects of the comic medium. So come in and give us a try! We are here to serve!

ABOUT BENAROYA PUBLISHING

Founded by Michael Benaroya in 2009, Benaroya Publishing is a comic book and graphic novel production company dedicated to thrilling and compelling storytelling. A subsidiary of Benaroya Pictures, Benaroya Publishing is based in Los Angeles, California and launches their debut titles this Spring under the Image Comics label. With David Elliott (FALL OUT TOY WORKS and co-founder of RADICAL PUBLISHING) at the helm as in-house Editor-in-Chief, Benaroya Publishing promises to bring fresh new ideas, and uniquely told stories to the comics literary world. For more information, visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.

ABOUT DAVID BAXTER

David Baxter is a writer/producer whose first feature film, Shooting Lily, won the 1996 SXSW Film Festival. Dave is making his comic book debut with Benaroya Publishing and Image Comics on the title MARKSMAN. Dave is also the recipient of the 2004 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation/Tribeca Film Institute screenwriting grant for two science themed film projects he currently has in development.

ABOUT OWEN WISEMAN

Owen Wiseman writes graphic novels, screenplays, and prose. Owen was raised by hippies in the Pacific Northwest, and fed a steady diet of appropriate books and inappropriate movies. In seventh grade, he was accidentally put into a Japanese class, and the venerable Furado-sensei convinced him to stay. He taught Owen about the language, culture, and fascinating history of this complex and beautiful island nation, and Furado-sensei’s passion for the Japanese culture triggered Owen’s love for it as well.

ABOUT JEFF CAHN

After graduating from Pomona College, Jeff Cahn returned to his hometown of New Orleans, where he interned on the set of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Digital Domain’s Oscar winning visual effects team. Once the shoot wrapped, he returned to Los Angeles and now works at Benaroya Pictures and Publishing as a story developer and writer of both screen and comics.

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Benaroya Publishing To Hold Signings And Events At Fan Expo Canada

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BENAROYA PUBLISHING TO HOLD SIGNINGS AND EVENTS AT FAN EXPO CANADA

In its debut appearance at Fan Expo Canada, Benaroya Publishing will be featuring signings, giveaways and limited edition comics at the Image Comics booth #130.Each day, Benaroya Publishing will hold signings with Jeff Cahn (Red Spike), Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood) and Nam Kim (Samurai’s Blood), where fans will also have the opportunity to pick up a Fan Expo Canada EXCLUSIVE variant cover for MARKSMEN #2, first issue comics for only $1.00, as well as limited edition issues of RED SPIKE and SAMURAI’S BLOOD.

Fan Expo Canada is the country’s biggest, fastest growing and one of the largest events of its kind in the World! Now entering its 17th year, Fan Expo Canada showcases five genres (Comic, Anime, Science Fiction, Horror and Gaming), over 700 exhibits and sprawls to over 400,000 square feet and over 75,000 fans. Each year the Expo has a phenomenal celebrity guest list who sign autographs, host presentations and conduct question & answer sessions with their fans.

Fan Expo Canada runs from August 25th to August 28th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto Canada.

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BENAROYA PUBLISHING SIGNING SCHEDULE

Friday, August 26th

12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood)

2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Jeff Cahn (Red Spike)

Nam Kim (Samurai’s Blood)

4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood)

Saturday, August 27th

12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood)

2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Jeff Cahn (Red Spike)

Nam Kim (Samurai’s Blood)

4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood)

Sunday, August 28th

11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood)

Jeff Cahn (Red Spike)

12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Nam Kim (Samurai’s Blood)

About Benaroya Publishing

Founded by Michael Benaroya in 2009, Benaroya Publishing is a comic book and graphic novel production company dedicated to thrilling and compelling storytelling. A subsidiary of Benaroya Pictures, Benaroya Publishing is based in Los Angeles, California and launches their debut titles this Spring under the Image Comics label. With David Elliott (FALL OUT TOY WORKS and co-founder of RADICAL PUBLISHING) at the helm as in-house Editor-in-Chief, Benaroya Publishing promises to bring fresh new ideas, and uniquely told stories to the comics literary world. For more information, visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.

ABOUT OWEN WISEMAN

Owen Wiseman writes graphic novels, screenplays, and prose. Owen was raised by hippies in the Pacific Northwest, and fed a steady diet of appropriate books and inappropriate movies. In seventh grade, he was accidentally put into a Japanese class, and the venerable Furado-sensei convinced him to stay. He taught Owen about the language, culture, and fascinating history of this complex and beautiful island nation, and Furado-sensei’s passion for the Japanese culture triggered Owen’s love for it as well.

ABOUT NAM KIM

Nam Kim is a Philadelphia-based artist, founder and director of Studio Imaginary Lines, an all-purpose design house which produces original content for comic books, video games and commercial advertising. Nam is a self-taught illustrator who credits artists such as Burne Hogarth, Jim Lee and Masamune Shiro for shaping his artistic style and vision.

ABOUT JEFF CAHN

After graduating from Pomona College, Jeff Cahn returned to his hometown of New Orleans, where he interned on the set of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Digital Domain’s Oscar winning visual effects team. Once the shoot wrapped, he returned to Los Angeles and now works at Benaroya Pictures and Publishing as a story developer and writer of both screen and comics.

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Benaroya Publishing to hold Pre-Comic-Con party at Marine Corp Base, Miramar

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BENAROYA TO HOLD PRE-COMIC-CON MEET/GREET & AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AT THE MARINE CORPS BASE, MIRAMAR

On Thursday, July 21st, thousands of fans from all over the world will converge at the San Diego Comic-Con International convention, the largest comic event of the year. However, for the U.S. Active Duty Service Members stationed at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Miramar, Benaroya Publishing will be bringing them some of that same convention excitement.

On Wednesday, July 20th, from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. Benaroya Publishing will be sponsoring a Meet & Greet and Autograph Signing with such artists as Tomm Coker (Undying Love), Daniel Freedman (Undying Love), Nam Kim (Starcraft: Frontline), Matt Dalton (Warcraft: Legends), as well as Benaroya writers Jeff Cahn (Red Spike), Owen Wiseman (Samurai’s Blood) and David Baxter (Marksmen).MCAS Miramar Marines and Sailorswill get FREE signed copies of RED SPIKE #1, SAMURAI’S BLOOD #1 as well as the debuting MARKSMEN #1, released through Image Comics. In addition, service members and their families can participate in a raffle for prizes that includes a custom commissioned artwork from Nam Kim as well as original artwork from Nam Kim and Mark Texeira (X-Men: Origins)!

Benaroya Publishing’s pre-San Diego Comic-Con event is open to MCAS Miramar qualified patrons only.

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the . Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of four major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

ABOUT BENAROYA PUBLISHING

Founded in 2009 by Michael Benaroya and Robert Ogden Barnum, Benaroya Publishing is a comic book and graphic novel production company dedicated to thrilling and compelling storytelling. A subsidiary of Benaroya Pictures, Benaroya Publishing is based in Los Angeles, California and launches their debut titles this Spring under the Image Comics label. With David Elliott (FALL OUT TOY WORKS and co-founder of RADICAL PUBLISHING) at the helm as in-house Editor-in-Chief, Benaroya Publishing promises to bring fresh new ideas, and uniquely told stories to the comics literary world. For more information, visit www.benaroyapublishing.com.

ABOUT TOMM COKER

Tomm Coker has worked on comic book characters ranging from Batman to Wolverine and X-Men to Punisher. He’s contributed art to various video games, toy lines, cartoons and film projects. In 2003 he co-wrote and directed his first studio feature, Catacombs, and is now co-writing and illustrating a creator owned book for Image Comics, Undying Love. Tomm lives in Los Angeles with his wife, daughter, two cats and a dog.

ABOUT DANIEL FREEDMAN

Daniel Freedman has edited features films, music videos, commercials and award winning documentaries including DIRTY HANDS: The ART and CRIMES of DAVID CHOE.

ABOUT DAVID BAXTER

David Baxter is a writer/producer whose first feature film, Shooting Lily, won the 1996 SXSW Film Festival. Dave is making his comic book debut with Benaroya Publishing and Image Comics on the title MARKSMAN. Dave is also the recipient of the 2004 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation/Tribeca Film Institute screenwriting grant for two science themed film projects he currently has in development.

ABOUT OWEN WISEMAN

Owen Wiseman writes graphic novels, screenplays, and prose. Owen was raised by hippies in the Pacific Northwest, and fed a steady diet of appropriate books and inappropriate movies. In seventh grade, he was accidentally put into a Japanese class, and the venerable Furado-sensei convinced him to stay. He taught Owen about the language, culture, and fascinating history of this complex and beautiful island nation, and Furado-sensei’s passion for the Japanese culture triggered Owen’s love for it as well.

ABOUT NAM KIM

Nam Kim is a Philadelphia-based artist, founder and director of Studio Imaginary Lines, an all-purpose design house which produces original content for comic books, video games and commercial advertising. Nam is a self-taught illustrator who credits artists such as Burne Hogarth, Jim Lee and Masamune Shiro for shaping his artistic style and vision.

ABOUT MATT DALTON

Matt Dalton is a sequential artist and concept illustrator who has worked in comics, children’s books, video games and film.In 2003 he graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a bachelors degree in Sequential Art. His greatest inspirations are Norman Rockwell, Frank Frazetta, and Mike Weiringo.

ABOUT JEFF CAHN

After graduating from Pomona College, Jeff Cahn returned to his hometown of New Orleans, where he interned on the set of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Digital Domain’s Oscar winning visual effects team. Once the shoot wrapped, he returned to Los Angeles and now works at Benaroya Pictures and Publishing as a story developer and writer of both screen and comics.

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