Message from S. Morishita:
I wanted to share my body-positive comic that I’m currently running a kickstarter to help raise funds to get it in print and purchase the ISBN number to get it in bookstores.
Love! Love! Fighting! follows the story of Oriana who is having difficulties handling the friction within her family. Now that she has recently been fired from her job her little cousin decides to trick her back to her mother and fathers home country. Krisa’s plan is to possibly find some kind of way into the lime light while Oriana is still trying to mend the patch with her family but with stress piling up and also the fact that she’s never really lived her life for herself but always for others, she’s having a hard time finding her own place in life and it’s slowly tearing her down on the inside.
I really want to cover different topics about beauty and family with a touch of fluffy romance and a whole lot of comedy. There aren’t really a lot of Asian men, black women pairing and if their are it’s very rare to have anyone be plus size and also have the story not centered totally on her being big. I want to tell a story with a girl that has a lot of other problems to deal with besides the fact that she is plus size. I really hope that this story can help encourage and strength other young or older women. This story has also been a help for me to build back up my own confidence because I struggle with a lot of things but I want to keep telling myself that it’s going to be alright and this story is a way for me to vent my frustration and encourage myself at the same time.
Here’s the kickstarter link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1524977703/love-love-fighting-vol-1-and-2
I really hope that the kickstarter is a success. I would love to get these in some of the local libraries that I’ve been to and some of the book stores as well. I’ve had such a hard time with trying to get other peoples interest in my story but you just keep working hard and making the stories that you love, even if your the only one that loves them.