The 2nd edition hardback graphic novel.
The story follows the Loxleys, a Canadian family living in the Niagara peninsula as they’re torn apart by the American invasion of Canada in 1812, and the subsequent war that raged across both countries as British troops, Canadian militia, and First Nation warriors sought to thwart the expansionist plans of the American government.
Features 30 updated pages and a scuff resistant hardcover.
This book is split into a 101 page historically accurate comic strip about a Canadian family caught up in the war and a 64 page summary of the war and itʼs implications for Canada and America written by acclaimed Canadian military historian Mark Zuehlke, includes maps and illustrations.
Watch: The Loxleys and the War of 1812 motion comic in English
Regarder: Les Loxleys et la guerrede 1812, bande dessinée animée en français
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“The Loxleys and the War of 1812 is not the first comic to blend history, education and adventure, but it is by far the best that I have ever encountered.”
– Dr Chris Murray, Lecturer in Comics Studies, University of Dundee
“I am thrilled to see such impressive levels of quality employed in enabling others to relive important history. Entertaining and educational, this book deserves awards. But more than that, it deserves to be read.”
– The Lottery Party Comic
“A deeply moving, informative, even-handed and intensely exciting tale of ordinary people moved to defend themselves against greed and aggression set against the backdrop of possibly the most ineptly handled, poorly executed war in history.”
– Win Wiacek, Now Read This
“The Loxleys and The War of 1812 is a must-read. This book cannot come be more highly recommended. 4.5/5.”
– Daniel Alvarez, Unleash the Fanboy
“It’s a terrific book, well deserving of a read by anyone at all interested in the period, and a powerful story of those caught up in war – at any time. Recommended.”
– John Freeman, Down the Tubes
“A truly engaging and emotional look at the War of 1812. The Loxleys And The War Of 1812 is an excellent story of family and conflict; very engaging and appealing to all ages.”
– Scott VanderPloeg, Comic Book Daily