U.S. National Institutes of Health

Transcript of original artwork for El Deafo

[Top panel]

Holy hearing aid, Batman! I could be a SUPERHERO like you!

But no one knows this but me.

[Outside of top panel] increase size of me here

[Center left panel]

Hey! What are those things in your ears? Are you DEAF?

[Between panels]


[Center right panel]


[Bottom panel]

Just like Batman, I’ve got my own Batcave to retreat to: a Bubble of Loneliness that surrounds me when I just can’t figure out where I fit.

[Girl talking] Maybe?