Castle Panic Deluxe Collection

Beorn Book Two

A project in Austin, TX by Ben

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"The Tree and the Troll." The second book in the Littlest Viking Saga.
Backers: 878
Average Pledge Per Backer: $68

Funded: $59,340 of $21,500
Dates: Apr 6th -> May 6th (30 days)
Project By: Ben
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Latest News

Get extra Add-on goodies! Merch! Guest Prints! Cover Sketches and Personalization!

May 5th - via:
Well, here we are. Almost across the finish line. It has been a heck of a campaign so far, and who knows what the final hours will bring! Here's some info about Add-ons and how the Sketch and Painting Reward tiers will work. Add-ons    Please make... (Read More)


May 5th - via:
We kicked through two more stretch goals yesterday and last night. Now all backers of physical books will get a printed copy of our Togo the Destroyer comic (it's gonna be issue 31!) and the "Strips" ashcan mini comic (roughly 5.5x8.5 inches)... (Read More)

48 HOURS!! Updated Stretch Goals! Some other cool projects to check out!

May 4th - via:
Hi, folks! We are in the home stretch now, for real! We are so close to unlocking a couple of big stretch goals, so I want to recap what folks are getting, introduce the two new stretch goals I'm tacking on, and also plug a couple of campaigns from... (Read More)

New Original Art (Sailing) Available!

May 1st - via:
Hi, folks! Coming into the homestretch after this weekend. I finished up another original for any collectors who want to add it on to their pledge. "Sailing" is now available as an add-on. I'm really happy with this one :)  Also, "Walking" is... (Read More)

How to Manage Your Pledge! New Original Art (Climbing) Available! Guest Artist Announcement: Otis Frampton!

April 29th - via:
Hi, y'all! I like to keep my updates separate by subject, but didn't want to bombard you with three emails today. Here's the quick rundown! I've been asked about adding to pledges for add-ons, etc. Here is a little infographic I threw together to... (Read More)

New Original Art (Smile) Available!

April 28th - via:
Hi folks! Two things, I didn't actually upload the Add-on for "Listen" yesterday, but I got that in there officially for anyone who wants to add that original to their reward. I've also updated with this new piece of Beorn, "Smile."  I had some... (Read More)

New Original Art (Listen) Available!

April 27th - via:
Finished up a new inked piece. I really am loving seeing all these pinups come together. I've spent so much time on story and sequential art, that it's nice to do these snapshots. I also really love seeing them inked in my studio. I LOVE inking :)... (Read More)

Guest Artist! Michael Avon Oeming!

April 27th - via:
I first found Mike's work in Mice Templar and was immediately sucked in. For me, an artist who loves inking and black and white art, seeing the shapes and solid blacks Mike would throw down on a page were captivating. There's no one else who inks and... (Read More)


April 27th - via:
Woohoo! We kept creeping over and back down on this one as folks needed to change their pledges, but I feel pretty confident in announcing we've landed over $45,000 and unlocked the digital Togo the Destroyer comic as a stretch goal! This cover is... (Read More)

Guest Artist! Matthew Armstrong!

April 23rd - via:
When Matthew sent me this piece of Beorn and Goob, I was floored. This is so good, captures so much of the fun and the adventure I have in mind for the lives... I love this so much! You can follow along with Matthew's work on Instagram HERE. I've... (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaigns to Check Out!

April 22nd - via:
There are so many fun and inspiring projects on Kickstarter right now. It's super awesome (and intimidating, as a creator!) to scroll through and see all of the amazing stuff out there right now. Kickstarter creators often reach out to each other to... (Read More)

New Original Art (Over & Under) Available!

April 21st - via:
Hi, folks! I've been taking the time to work on new originals for the campaign, and also getting back into production on Book Two while there's a little lull in activity around here. Things are steadily climbing, and I am consistently blown away and... (Read More)

New Original (Walking) available! Also, Kicktraq.

April 20th - via:
A new piece is available as an Add-on, for those of you who've asked about more original art. I'm working to make a variety of pieces available. And hopefully, even if you're not planning to pick up an original piece, you'll enjoy seeing them :)... (Read More)


April 18th - via:
Just a quick update to let everyone know that all backers of physical books will receive this bonus Beorn sew-on patch we unlocked from our most recent stretch goal! Thanks so much for spreading the word on this kickstarter. This is all happening... (Read More)

Art for the Bonus Sticker & Original Art Posted!

April 16th - via:
Here's the final art for the Raven vinyl sticker going out to all physical backers! I hope y'all dig it. The Raven (and other birds!) always takes me so much finagling to get the "character" of the bird right. I was really happy with this one. When... (Read More)


April 15th - via:
Woohoo! We just topped over 500 backers! That's such a huge deal to me. The funding goals help get the book made, and they are an amazing representation of what is possible for Beorn's Saga, but seeing the number of backers go up is really the... (Read More)

Art for the Bonus Bookmark & Original Art Posted!

April 15th - via:
Hi, folks! We're definitely in that mid-campaign lull, so I want to really thank everyone who helped us with the initial push to get here. It's so crucial for a campaign to start with good momentum, and boy y'all took us to the moon! Here's the art... (Read More)

Guest Artist! Mike Maihack!

April 14th - via:
Guest artist exclusive pinup and add-on print! I first met Mike back in 2013 at Heroes Con (according to the first sketchbook I picked up from him there), and immediately fell in love with his work! He has such a fun and wonderfully inviting style.... (Read More)

Art for the Bonus Print & Original Art posted!

April 13th - via:
"Comics" Hi y'all!  I got the art for the Bonus Print we unlocked through Stretch Goals all finished up. I'm really happy with it. It definitely captures a good moment with the boys, and I felt the subject matter was pretty appropriate. I hope... (Read More)


April 12th - via:
Hi, everyone! First, and always, thank you all so incredibly much, once again! This has been just as wild, just as inspiring, and just as exciting as the first campaign. It is so amazing to see unfold, and it is all possible because of you. So, thank... (Read More)

Clarification! Guest Artist prints are not signed.

April 9th - via:
So sorry, y'all! It looks like I loaded the Item into the Add-ons incorrectly and used the wrong Item Label. It says the prints are signed, but they are in fact not. I got it right in the description, but dangit! I loaded in that wrong item. So... (Read More)


April 9th - via:
Oof! My wife and I got our second Covid vaccination shot yesterday and it definitely took a toll on both of us last night. I'm feeling pretty rough this morning, but I was so excited to see that we squeaked over the second stretch goal last night!... (Read More)

Stretch Goals are Posted!

April 8th - via:
Just a really quick heads up that I posted the list of campaign stretch goals so far. The first (the digital coloring pages) is already unlocked, and we're really close to unlocking the "Strips" Mini Comic! I'm going to post a longer update tomorrow... (Read More)

Guest Artist! Rene Pfitzner

April 8th - via:
Rene's picture blew me away! It's so fun, so lively! Ah, man. I just love it. You should definitely check out his work, and his amazing creator-owned comic, Mythic Creature Trainer by clicking HERE! And if you're on Twitter, give him a follow HERE or... (Read More)

Stretch Goals are Coming!

April 8th - via:
Just a really quick update to let y'all know I'm mostly sorted through the stretch goals (one last one to finalize production costs and logistics), and I'll post those later today. Honestly, it looks like we've already passed the first goal, so... (Read More)


April 7th - via:
This is, once again, how I'm feeling! The Short Version    I am absolutely humbled by the outpouring of support for Beorn Book Two. I truly cannot believe we funded on Day One. You are all incredible, and I can't thank you enough. I'm very... (Read More)

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