Los Angeles, CA – March 2, 2011 – Image Comics, in association with Benaroya Publishing, is proud to announce RED SPIKE. 

“It’s been over 70 years since the world first began its research into creating a Super Soldier. In 2011, the United States successfully created not one, but two. The latest in US Black Ops, Project Red Spike discovered that through the manipulation and regulation of the adrenal glands the super soldier was one step closer. The first (surviving) successes of the program, two close friends Matt Cutler and Greg Dane, have been proven on the field to be everything that was wanting in the program. But what happens when an adrenaline regulator malfunctions? What happens should one man refuse to follow orders if he finds out the true price they had to pay for these abilities and goes AWOL? How do we stop him? What price becomes too high?” 

What if I told you that you could begin to find out for just $1? At 30 pages of story, the first issue of this genre bending series has an introductory price of just $1, with the following issues at only a $2.99 cover, with a minimum of 24 story pages an issue and a 32 page fifth issue! 

Writer Jeff Cahn makes his comics debut with Salvador Navarro and comics veteran Mark Texeira in his corner. The first volume in the RED SPIKE series, “Adrenaline”, promises an action packed ride through the inner workings of this Top Secret Super Soldier military operation. 

RED SPIKE #1 hits your local comic shops on May 4th, 2011 and is currently in Diamond Previews, Diamond Order # MAR110530. Just in time for Free Comic Book Day! 


Jeff Cahn (writer) was born and raised in New Orleans’ historic French Quarter. A graduate of Pomona College with a major in English and minor in Philosophy, Jeff returned to New Orleans after graduation, 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. For more information, visit 


Salvador Navarro (artist) 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 lead artist on RED SPIKE. 


Mark Texeira (artist/cover artist) is a born n’ raised New Yorker. Mark is a comics industry veteran who is a classically trained painter, getting his big break into the world of comics in the 80s with DC Comics. Mark has work with such publishers as DC Comics, Marvel Entertainment, Image Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, Dark Horse Comics, Moonstone Comics, and Penthouse Comix, just to name a few. Mark is best known for his work on WOLVERINE, SABRETOOTH, PUNISHER, VAMPIRELLA, and now, RED SPIKE. 


Founded in 2009 by Michael Benaroya, Benaroya Publishing is a company dedicated to the creation and cultivation of intellectual property by focusing on thrilling and compelling storytelling. Based in Los Angeles, California, Benaroya Publishing 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. 


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 

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