About this project
ABOUT THE BOOK
Beowulf is possibly the oldest surviving long poem in Old English, and it is commonly cited as one of the most important works among Old English literature and fantasy. We decided to retell it, adding our own 7Storm twist.
Our goal is to fund the first issue of Beowulf: The Untold Saga, printed as a standard saddle-stitched comic book which will run a minimum of 28 pages.
ABOUT THE SOUNDTRACK
Jordan is hard at work composing and recording the music for the collector's soundtrack, which will have a minimum of 6 music tracks.
We've allowed "add-ons" for certain reward levels, as indicated in the description of specific reward levels. Simply choose your preferred add-on by adding its dollar amount to your pledge.
Example: Pledge $15 for HARDCOPY COMIC BOOK reward level. Add-on BEOWULF T-SHIRT for $30. Total pledge amount = $45 (shipping not included).
We will ship anywhere in the world! However, as we are based in Canada, we have determined that shipping within North America will cost less. This means that if you live outside North America, the shipping cost will be slightly higher. However, we've done our best to budget and ensure that the shipping costs are fair and favourable to our backers, covering only packaging and mailing expenses.
ABOUT 7STORM COLLECTIVE
We are a creative collective – an artistic duo following the path of the brush and pen. We are architects of fiction and fantasy, creators of comic books and graphic novels.
Ben Laverock is a writer, graphic designer, and artist. He is Co-Founder of 7Storm Collective and the Co-Creator/writer of Land of the Rising Dead, Hyde, Children of the Flies, and Beowulf: The Untold Saga.
Scott Dewey is an artist and illustrator most widely known for his popular fan art. As an illustrator, his most notable works have been The Tasting, Land of the Rising Dead, Beowulf: The Untold Saga, and Hyde. Scott is also a Co-Founder of 7Storm Collective
Jordan Berg is a professional composer and music instructor. He studied music at the Musicians Institute (Hollywood, CA), classical composition at the University of Toronto and University of Lethbridge, and he's been awarded a specialist certificate in "Orchestration and Production for Film and Games" from the Berklee College of Music. Jordan has studied under director Thomas Haines, Ryan Shore, Jeff Rona, Sam Estes, Blake Neely, Tyler Bates, Adam and Jack Smalley, Lennie Moore, and Kip Winger.
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Risks and challenges
From a production standpoint, there is little to no risk involved because the comic book is finished and the soundtrack is near completion. Any change in the shipment schedule will depend on the quantity of comic books and soundtracks ordered. For example, if our campaign exceeds its funding goal, the production and shipment may take a bit longer.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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