The flagship character from Milestone Comics is back in this new printing
of the classic. This is the title that introduced Augustus Freeman, a successful
lawyer who covertly uses his alien superpowers to help those in need. But when a
teenage girl from the streets convinces him to use his abilities to inspire his
people and becomes his sidekick, Rocket, the affluent Augustus embraces his true
destiny and becomes Icon, the hero of Dakota. Collects ICON #1-21.
Dwayne McDuffie is the co-creator of the Emmy Award winning television series STATIC SHOCK and of Milestone Media, the most successful black-owned comic book company in history. In television, he was a Writer/Producer for Warner Brothers'" Justice League Unlimited "and was the co-producer/story editor of Cartoon Network's "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien." A leading proponent of multiculturalism in media, Dwayne has created dozens of characters for comics, television and videogames, notably, Marvel Comics' Damage Control and Deathlok II, and Milestone Comics Icon and Hardware. Dwayne is a multiple Emmy and Eisner Award-nominee, and is the winner of the 2003 Humanitas Prize.