Drawing History: Telling the Stories of Science through Comics and Graphic Novels

Cover detail from Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb

Cover detail from Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm.

Date: January 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 p.m.


Event Type: Open to the Public
Fee: Free
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Join us for a live broadcast discussion that explores how graphic novels, comic books, and animation are used to tell true stories about science, with author and illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and historian Bert Hansen

Visit our YouTube livestream at 6:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) to view the live webcast. 

Fetter-Vorm is the author of Trinity, a graphic novel that details the dramatic circumstances of the race to build and the decision to drop the first atomic bomb. 

Hansen is a professor of history and the author of Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio, which analyzes the relationship between mass-media images and popular attitudes toward medical research. 

Together they will share their insights on visualizing science and history through these fascinating, once-marginalized media.

Peek into the studio of author and illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, who reveals the creative process behind his recent book, Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb.

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