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Jeff Martin's War of 1812

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Redcoats-ish - Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 collects the complete 106 comic strip run of our weekly web-comic featuring the misadventures of John and George, two not so fearless men of the Canadian militia.

Jeff has written a comprehensive teaching guide for social studies teachers looking to use Redcoats-ish in their classroom. Download the pdf for free by clicking this link.

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Redcoats-ish Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 collects the complete 101 comic strip run of our weekly web-comic featuring the misadventures of John and George, two not so fearless men of the Canadian militia. Heeding the call to defend Canada against the invading American army, John and George are now doing their best to be heroes, whilst also working hard to avoid battles, marching, danger or anything else that involves effort. This a good fun read for anyone looking for War of 1812 adventures that make you chuckle.

Jeff has written a comprehensive teaching guide for social studies teachers looking to use Redcoats-ish in their classroom. Download the pdf for free by clicking this link.

$14.99 More info →

Redcoats-ish Digital Edition

Redcoats-ish Digital Edition


Redcoats-ish Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 collects the complete 101 comic strip run of our weekly web-comic featuring the misadventures of John and George, two not so fearless men of the Canadian militia. Heeding the call to defend Canada against the invading American army, John and George are now doing their best to be heroes, whilst also working hard to avoid battles, marching, danger or anything else that involves effort. This a good fun read for anyone looking for War of 1812 adventures that make you chuckle.


This download includes high-resolution .cbz and PDF files.

Jeff has written a comprehensive teaching guide for social studies teachers looking to use Redcoats-ish in their classroom. Download the pdf for free by clicking this link.

$4.99 More info →

Jeff Martin's War of 1812 Weekly Web Comic

Jeff Martin's The War of 1812 is a weekly web-comic featuring the misadventures of John and George, two fearless men of the Canadian militia.

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Jeff Martin is a Canadian cartoonist and teacher living in Edmonton, Alberta.

"The initial seed for the idea of doing a War of 1812 comic came while I was in university, where I first learned about the war in detail. It was at that moment that John Pink and George Morton, bumbling Canadian militiamen, were born. After a bit of preliminary research, some scripting, and some test drawings, I found myself too caught up in the research to write effectively and shelved the project while I worked on other comics, although John and George kept finding their way into my sketchbook. Fast forward to the Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo in October 2012, where I met Renegade Arts Entertainment publisher Alexander Finbow. After an extended chat and a favourable portfolio review, I returned to John and George with the realization that there was a market for a comic about one of the most absurd wars in history and immediately got to work on a new incarnation of the series. I naturally lean toward writing comedy, which the War of 1812 lent itself to quite nicely, as nobody bothered to be any good at fighting it until it was nearly over.

Now that it's found a home at Renegade, I'm excited to see where things go. George and John have a lot of adventures ahead of them, and a lot of other characters to meet, so I'm hoping that you guys enjoy reading it as much as I've been enjoying creating it."

Jeff Martin, February 2013