LOS ANGELES, CA — Brave New World Comics, the Santa Clarita Valley’s premier pop culture retailer, together with five time Emmy award winning writer Paul Dini, proudly present the Jingle Ball 2, Nice & Naughty! Brave New World has built a reputation for innovative and exciting release parties and comic book themed events, and Mr. Dini’s annual Christmas party is the stuff of legend. For the second time, these to two titans of revelry have teamed to bring Los Angeles the biggest holiday party ever. VIP invitations have already gone out, and while we can’t tell you just who is on the guest list, chances are that their names are on your bookshelves, CD racks, in your comic boxes and programmed into your Tivo harddrive.
While the Jingle Ball is a private party, fans who would like to hobnob with the bigwigs, swill nog with the creators, and swing with Jing need not fret. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Hero Initiative. The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Call 661-259-4745 or visit www.bravenewworldcomics.com to purchase tickets.
From writing hit TV shows like ABC’s ‘Lost,’ to co-creating the popular and long running Batman Animated series, and even bringing the world a super cute super villain in the form of Batman nemesis Harley Quinn, Paul Dini has always had a flair for the fantastic. He’s also always had an innate love of all things Christmas. His own character, Jingle Belle, Santa Claus’ precocious and rebellious teenage daughter, is the inspiration for the annual Jingle Ball.
This year’s Jingle Ball theme, ‘Nice & Naughty’, is designed to explore the side of the holidays that hasn’t been touched on since the days of Rankin and Bass and Rat Pack Christmas specials. With help from precious prestidigitator Misty Lee and her Illusions, the staff of Brave New World promise that this party will be one for the books. Comic books, that is. “The plans are amazing, the guest list is astounding, the new store is fantastic, and the party promises to be all of the above!” says Atom!, Brave New World proprietor of pugnacious punctuation.
In addition to co-hosting the blow out shindig, Paul Dini will be signing the latest installment in the Dark Horse Comics published Jingle Ball series, Wednesday, December 13th. This year’s book is illustrated by fan favorite Kyle Baker, and tells the story of Jingle and the Baker kids in the wildest winter team-up since Frosty met Rudolph.