A riveting graphic novel adaptation of the award-winning nonfiction bookBomb, the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation of the destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War. In December 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned three continents. This is the story of the plotting, the risk taking, deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb.