Sweetstick Max

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Sweetstick Max

Other Names: Max

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Icon #22 (Feb. 1995): "The Cinderella Theory"

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

Number of Appearances: 2

Enemy of: Rocket, Rocket, Buck Wild

Occupation: pimp

Location: Dakota, USA

Gender: male

Note: his Ho Hordes attacked Buck Wild (as "Icon")

Summary of Icon #22 (Feb. 1995) from now-defunct website at

Raquel's friend, Darnice, officially takes on the mantel of the Rocket. Arnus returns home to the Cooperative as a celebrity. Arnus is greeted by Arnus II, a clone of himself. Raquel is searching for a new Icon. Static, DMZ and Harware don't work out, so they settle for Buck Wild. Raquel saves Buck Wild from some of Sweetstick Max's hos. Buck Wild officially dons the mantel of Icon. Rocket II (Darnice) defeats Sweetstick Max and his Ho Hordes. We see a foreboding figure move towards earth.

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.

This character is in the following 4 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Icon: Mothership Connection

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