Strong Female Protagonist is a webcomic written by Brennan Lee Mulligan and illustrated by Molly Ostertag that follows the adventures of a young middle-class American with super-strength, invincibility and a crippling sense of social injustice.
Alison Green used to be one of the most powerful superheroes around. Fighting crime with other teenagers under the alter ego Mega Girl was fun until an encounter with Menace, her mind reading arch enemy. He showed her evidence of a sinister conspiracy, and suddenly battling giant robots didn't seem so important. Now Alison is going to college and trying to find ways to help the world while still getting to class on time. It's impossible to escape the past, however, and everyone has their own idea of what it means to be a hero...
About the Creators
Brennan Lee Mulligan is an improviser, writer and actor hailing from the mean streets of the Hudson Valley and the verdant forests of Hell's Kitchen. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a degree in Screenwriting, and from SUNY Ulster with a degree in Philosophy. He has studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade with Mike Still, Patrick Clair, Chelsea Clarke, Kevin Hines, Brandon Gardner and Will Hines.
Molly Ostertag lives in Brooklyn and graduated in 2014 from the School of Visual Arts, where she studied cartooning and illustration.
This comic contains violence, explicit language, and references sex. Characters are killed, impaled, scarred, mutilated, stabbed, and burned. The simplified art style lessens the shock value, however. A later chapter discusses rape and sexual assault, but a warning is provided beforehand and nothing is explicitly shown.
- Strong Female Protagonist: Book One - covers the first 220 pages of the comic.