Distillations magazine

Unexpected Stories from Science’s Past
September 14, 2015 Arts & Culture

Comic Drama: Illustrating the Manhattan Project

Author and illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm tells the stories of science through comics and graphic novels.
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Peek into the studio of author and illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, and watch the creative process behind his book Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb.

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