The Loxleys are a Canadian family torn apart by the American invasion of Canada in 1812. Renegade Arts Entertainment releases a graphic novel accompanied by a historical summary of the events of the war that drew to a close with no clear victor, except maybe that the war ending was triumph enough. Written by Alan Grant (Judge Dredd, Batman, Lobo), illustrated by Claude St. Aubin (Captain Canuck), and lettered by the legendary Todd Klein (Sandman), this excellent work of historical recreation is a welcome break from superhero comics and reminds us of the brutality of 19th century warfare. The last chapter of the book is a richly illustrated companion, War of 1812 Historical Summary, written by Mark Zuehlke.
Timed for the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812, this graphic novel based on historical events follows The Loxleys, a fictional Canadian farm family, as Americans invade their country. As these things go, young men are sent off to die or to be wounded badly.
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