I Thought You Hated Me

2016 DEBUT I Thought You Hated Me
Book Author(s) MariNaomi
Publisher Retrofit Comics / Big Planet Comics
Book List Price $9.00
All-Ages Appropriate No
Web site http://www.retrofitcomics.com


When MariNaomi first meets Mirabai in grade school, Mirabai seems to be more of a bully than a friend. But over the course of time, their relationship shifts from tense to friendly, to drifting apart, to reconnecting and finding something much deeper.

I Thought You Hated Me is a comics memoir about female friendship, a story that doesn’t involve stale tropes like acrimonious competition or fighting over boys. It explores the complexity and depth of this particular friendship through snapshot-vignettes of relevant moments over thirty years, painting a portrait of something unique but relatable, common but extraordinary.