Payback (Kevin Franklin)

Kevin Franklin

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Payback

Alter Ego: Kevin Franklin

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Icon #2 (June 1993): "Police Action"

Creators: Dwayne McDuffie, M. D. Bright, Mike Gustovich

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 30

Teams/Affiliations: Heroes; The Shadow Cabinet

Ally: Thomasina Jefferson

Occupation: aide

Location: Dakota, USA

Gender: male

Note: man-mountain

Issue plot summary for Icon #2 (June 1993), from now-defunct web page at

Kevin Franklin (Payback) takes Mayor Jefferson hostage. Icon and Raquel face off against S.H.R.E.D., police unit to deal with super-powered beings. Icon convinces Rocket to leave and lets himself be arrested by S.H.R.E.D. The situation between Franklin and Jefferson intensifies as Icon and Rocket intervene. Franklin turns into a monster.

Payback (Kevin Franklin) Payback (Kevin Franklin)

This character is in the following 24 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Icon: A Hero's Welcome
Icon: Mothership Connection (May 2010): "The Big Bang Theory"
Justice League of America
Shadow Cabinet

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