Graphic novel illustrates Chelsea Manning’s trial

Chelsea Manning’s name is a staple of American headlines, but much of her trial and imprisonment was cloaked in secrecy. A new graphic novel–based on court documents and Manning’s first-person account, and illustrated by Clark Stoeckley–provides an accessible but unsurprisingly disturbing glimpse into her treatment in prison and the courtroom. Check out an excerpt after the jump and then buy the book here.


Alexandra Brodsky is a Feministing editor, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at During her four years at the site, she wrote about gender violence, reproductive justice, and education equity and ran the site's book review column. She is now a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center and also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, ESPN, and NPR.

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