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King Edward is on the throne, The British Empire we once knew is collapsing under its own weight, and those with power are determined it will not be shared. 

It is a dangerous time for a cooper’s daughter and her mother to be displaying a queer strength beyond the usual limitations of mankind. 

Emily Downings is young, Deaf and angry, with questions that need answers. To get them, she must deal with those who would deny her choices and chances… hearing people. 

Deeds Not Words is written by Howard Hardiman and drawn by Sarah Gordon. It has been created with help from Arts Council England and Kickstarter.

Part one of this two-part graphic novel will be released on the 29th of July 2016 at Orbital Comics in London.

To order your copy, please head to the shop