Strong Female Protagonist Book One (Paperback)

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In the early 90’s, a mysterious electrical storm lasting several months precipitated a transformation that changed the world forever. Fifty percent of the children born during or after this storm have “biodynamic anomalies” manifesting once they hit puberty; a new generation of super-children has been born. Strong Female Protagonist follows Alison Green, a former superhero turned super-college student, as she struggles to solve the puzzle: if a supervillain tries to rule the world and a superhero tries to save it, how can a superhuman change it?


Content warnings: graphic depictions of violence. (Vol.2 centers around themes of sexual assault and rape.)

— From Aster


With superstrength and invulnerability, 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, 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....
After a phenomenal success on Kickstarter, Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Ostertag bring their popular webcomic into print, collecting the first four issues, as well as some all-new, full-color pages!

About the Author

Brennan Lee Mulligan is a writer, actor and improviser based in Los Angeles. He performs, writes and teaches at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, acts and directs for Story Pirates, and has had his work optioned, purchased and produced by production companies in LA and NYC. His acting work has been featured on Funny or Die, Above Average, College Humor and the New York Fringe Festival, and he owns well over 5 swords. 

Molly Ostertag lives in Los Angeles and works at Disney. She draws Strong Female Protagonist and many other comics, including Shattered Warrior from First Second, Castoffs from Roar, and The Witch Boy from Scholastic (fall 2017). She's been drawing SFP since sophomore year at the School of Visual Arts, and it's been quite a journey! She has a perfect cat, is a snappy dresser, and can cook a great steak.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780692246184
ISBN-10: 0692246185
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
Publication Date: November 25th, 2014
Pages: 220
Language: English
Series: Strong Female Protagonist Gn