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The book collecting the funny and action packed fantasy comic series. Exclusive new content and FREE bonus items!  220+ pages.

Elf

The book collecting the funny and action packed fantasy comic series. Exclusive new content and FREE bonus items!  220+ pages.
The book collecting the funny and action packed fantasy comic series. Exclusive new content and FREE bonus items! 220+ pages.
520 backers pledged $33,483 to help bring this project to life.

September Update

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Hello Elf Backers!

I'll begin shipping the goodies out to you in October.  Here's some pics of the book!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The retail price for Elf Book One has been set at $45.  You get the early bird discount! ;)

Shipping Quest

So, basically… I goofed. Because the book came out slightly bigger and heavier than originally planned, the shipping cost will be much higher than the budget I had allotted for it.  Well, come to think of it, this has been the case with the whole production, actually!

For example, to send a book (+bonus deck of cards & Blanche #0) to an overseas backer via USPS, I have to ship via Priority Mail because there’s a 4 lb cut off point for regular First Class International Mail. The book alone weighs 3.76 lbs so with the extras and padding, the package weighs well over 5 lbs.  

With my commercial base shipping discount, it's still $63.20 per package.  So, to ship books just to my 58 overseas backers, that's $63.20 x 58 = $3665.60!  Add that to the rest of my backers and we're looking at a shipping budget around $8,000!  :O

On the domestic front, my best shipping option turns out to be the USPS Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate Box 2.  It measures 14" x 12" x 3.5" and whatever fits in it will ship for the same rate ($11.95).

All this stuff fits in the box.
All this stuff fits in the box.

 So, if you already have a book & stuff coming, you could... for example, add on an extra book or T-shirt or whatever (X-mas present for a buddy?) and it'll ship in the same box at no extra shipping cost!  :D

If you want to get in on the hard copy of the book for the first time, you'll be charged the current shipping fee for the book but will receive the bonus Deck of Lots of Stuff & Blanche #0 free, just as in the original deal.

I'm scrambling now to raise the funds to ship out all the goods.  Your add on purchases will help greatly with this challenge!

Also, if you've moved since March of 2015, make sure your address in your Kickstarter profile is current!

To Order Add-Ons:

1.  Sign into Kickstarter and send me an item request. 

Include your Paypal email address.  

I'll assess your shipping specs and send you an invoice via Paypal.

or

2.  Email me at songgukwon@gmail.com with an item request. 

Include your user name in Kickstarter (if different from your regular name). 

Include your Paypal email address.  

I'll assess your shipping specs and send you an invoice via Paypal.

or

3.  Email me with an item request with the intent to snail mail me a check or money order.

Prints

Here's some details from the 11.75" x 9" hand pulled limited edition print.  Only 100 will be made. The Jarls already have this coming.

 

 

 

 

So... this is it.  The final hurdle!!  I'll post another update after the books arrive at my house!  

Thanks again for your support and continued patience!! :D

Songgu

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    1. Songgu Kwon Creator on September 2, 2016

      I am no master but Thanks! :)

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      Nibor on September 2, 2016

      This looks so great!
      I already know, that opening the book for the first time by myself will be really nice. And I promise to dedicate a whole day into reading the comic and into worshipping a master of comic-art.

    3. DrawersHoldSocks on September 1, 2016

      Wow, that book looks to be a beast! Cannot wait to pour through it. :)

    4. Songgu Kwon Creator on September 1, 2016

      Ah yes, a formidable book indeed! That song is "I'm Sorry" by J. Walter Hawkes. He wrote and performed it specifically for the Elf Kickstarter campaign. It's the track in our animated music video on the campaign page. ;)

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      Robert Grbavac on September 1, 2016

      Everything looks fantastic Gu, cannot wait to get my hands on it. I love that song that's played at the end too. Who sings it and how do I find it? And one last thing, you be remissed not to mention that the book also doubles as a +3 shield.

    6. Songgu Kwon Creator on September 1, 2016

      :D! Say, I wrote above that you should update your address info in your KS profile but I just realized that that's not an option. I guess when you back a project, you provide your mailing address as part of that project's backer survey.

      So... if your address has changed since March of 2015, just send me a message with your new address, if you're not sure that you have already. Sorry about the confusion! :P

      S

    7. Chris on September 1, 2016

      This news makes me feel all warm and fuzzy, kind of like a baby bird being caressed by its mother in the nest...

    8. Veronica Baker on September 1, 2016

      Wootses! Looking forward to this!