Robert Oppenheimer's Trinity

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Trinity is a graphic novel that gives the reader a way to view the events that lead to the building and dropping of the atomic bomb along with its aftermath. The novel starts with a conversation between a soldier by the named Private Daniels and J. Robert Oppenheimer as they go into Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Then the reader is sent back in time to see the events that led to the creation of the first atomic, the first event was when the Marie Curie and her husband discover radioactivity in 1898. It continues till the 1930’s, when James Chadwick discovers neutrons and the discovery of nuclear fission. The novel then goes on to explain the politics surrounding the atomic bomb.
The novel goes on to introduce Leo Szilard (a
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