Buck Wild (Rufus T. Wild)

Buck Wild
Rufus T. Wild

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Buck Wild

Alter Ego: Rufus T. Wild

Other Names: Mercenary Man; Hero for Rent; a hero for the people; Buck Goliath; Jim Crow; Buck Lightning; Icon II; Buck Voodoo

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Icon #13 (May 1994): "It's Always Christmas"

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

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

Number of Appearances: 8

Enemy of: Lysistrata Jones, Oblivion

Ally: Icon
Ally: Rocket

Occupation: mercenary

Location: Dakota, USA

Race: black

Gender: male

Note: parody of Luke Cage

Summary of Icon #30 (Oct. 1995), from now-defunct webpage at

The funeral of Buck Wild is attended by Icon among others. Icon gives an eulogy. The guests (Lysistrata Jones, Sweetstick Max, Cockroach Andy) tell off past Buck Wild stories and guises (Buck Goliath, Jim Crow, Buck Lightning). The service is interrupted by the Kingfish who is mad that Buck Wild (his enemy) is dead and brings him back as Buck Voodoo. Buck Voodoo tries to kill Kingfish and then decides being a zombie is useless. He goes back to death.

Buck Wild (Rufus T. Wild) Buck Wild (Rufus T. Wild)

This character is in the following 15 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Icon: Mothership Connection

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