2002 News Archive

SHUTTERBUG FOLLIES REVIEWED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES
December 22, 2002

"...Like a Nancy Drew mystery adapted by Brian de Palma...He's a great illustrator, and he tells a convoluted story with economy and flair..." --Nick Hornby, author of About a Boy

SHUTTERBUG FOLLIES PRAISED IN PLAYBOY
December 2002

"There are a few comic gems on the web. One is Jason Little's "Bee", a "bubblegum noir" thriller about a curious girl who works at a one-hour film shop and gets tangled up in a murder mystery. The artwork is superb." --Mark Frauenfelder

BUST MAGAZINE REVIEWS SHUTTERBUG FOLLIES
Winter 2002

"Shutterbug Follies, by Jason Little, is a cute hardcover about a plucky 18-year-old New York girl who works at a photo-processing lab. One day while checking out her customers' photos, she stumbles upon a suspected murder, and suddenly Bee is transformed into an East-Village-type Harriet the Spy. The story is a lot of fun, and I love the beautifully drawn N.Y.C. scenes." --Laurie Henzel

October 26, 2002: Jason Little brings Shutterbug Follies to the Baltimore Comic-Con!

I will be attending the Baltimore Comic-Con this weekend, selling copies of Shutterbug Follies and Jack's Luck Runs Out. Come and meet me, get your book signed, and get a sketch. The Baltimore Comic-Con will be this weekend, October 26th and 27th, at the The Baltimore Convention Center, 1 West Pratt Street, on Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-5. For more information visit www.comicon.com/baltimore.

October 22, 2002: Read an interview with me at Comicon.com!

There's an interview with me, conducted by intrepid journalist Heidi MacDonald at Comicon.com's Pulse page.

October 22, 2002: Shutterbug Follies discussed at Comicon.com's message board!

Distinguished cartoonist Joe Zabel honored me by starting a thread about my work at the Comicon.com message board. Read some articulate opinions.

September 25, 2002: Publisher's Weekly praises Shutterbug Follies!

The October issue of Publisher's Weekly contains a veritably glowing review of the forthcoming Shutterbug Follies. "Little's first full-length graphic novel is a witty, lighter-than-air murder mystery with a hugely likeable young sleuth...The narrative flows gorgeously through quiet domestic moments, action scenes, and a hair-raising dream sequence."

September 10, 2002: Little interviewed at Spermio.com!

Read an interview with me in Spanish at the questionably named Spermio.com. Conducted via email by Diego Jourdan.

September 10, 2002: Little wins Ignatz for "Best Web Comic"!

The Ignatz awards were presented at the Small Press Expo this past weekend. The Ignatz, moreso than the Harveys or Eisners, makes a point of recognizing developing talent on the fringes of self-publishing with the inclusion of categories for best minicomic and best web comic. The Ignatz for best web comic was presented to Bee.

September 4, 2002: Little to attend Small Press Expo!

I will be visiting the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland, this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 6th - 8th. Visit www.spxpo.com for more info. I'll be the one in the hat wandering around calorie deprived, spending too much money. Contrary to previous reports, Shutterbug Follies will not debut at the show, but will be in stores come October.

June 23, 2002: Little attends MOCCA Festival, New York!

Late breaking news: TODAY I will be attending New York City's first annual MOCCA Festival (organized by the Museum of Cartoon and Comic book Art), at the Puck building, at Lafayette Street and Houston Street, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Come and meet me and take a peek at the dogeared print-out of the finished Shutterbug Follies.

February 6, 2002: Bee now updated weekly again!

As I plow through coloring the final third of the book, I am again able to update the site on a weekly basis. Check in every Sunday for a new episode of Bee. For an email reminder, join our mailing list.

January 21, 2002: Bee joins Ripsaw News!

The weekly Ripsaw News of Duluth, Minnesota, has begun running Bee in synchronization with this website. Warm greetings to readers in Duluth!

January 11, 2002: New York Weekly Market Reopens!

Bee is now available for weekly serialization to a lucky New York City weekly newspaper. Interested parties may investigate format options, and/or email the cartoonist for more information. Bee also remains available to other weekly markets worldwide.

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