Icon #27 (July 1995):
“The Man from Utopia”
by Dwayne McDuffie, M. D. Bright, Mike Gustovich, Prentis Rollins

Icon #27

Title: “The Man from Utopia”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 1995

Publisher: DC Milestone Media
Written by: Dwayne McDuffie
Art by: M. D. Bright, Mike Gustovich, Prentis Rollins

9 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Icon Icon (Augustus Freeman)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: I alien
The Shadow Cabinet DC Milestone Media 73
Rocket Rocket (Raquel Ervin) hero
  black; The Shadow Cabinet... 
[Icon's partner]
DC Milestone Media 58
Rocket Rocket (Darnice) supporting character
  [Rocket's close friend; temporarily replaced her as "Rocket"] DC Milestone Media 10
Thomasina Jefferson Thomasina Jefferson supporting character
  black DC Milestone Media 14
Amistad Augustus Ervin Amistad Augustus Ervin supporting character
[child of teenage mom super-heroine Rocket]
DC Milestone Media 6
D'amsi D'amsi supporting character villain group
CBR Scale: S alien
[interstellar police force]
DC Milestone Media 3
Oblivion Oblivion (Kali'kak) villain
CBR Scale: M alien
[sabotaged Icon's ship; made it crash on Earth] DC Milestone Media 5
Arnus II Arnus II supporting character
CBR Scale: M alien
The Cooperative
[clone of Icon]
DC Milestone Media 1
Governor Winter supporting character
  [pressured Mayor Jefferson about Icon and Utopia Park] DC Milestone Media 3

Reprints of this comic:
Icon: Mothership Connection (May 2010): "The Man from Utopia"

Summary (from

Icon faces Oblivion as he tries to save lives. Governor Winter calls Mayor Jefferson to pressure her concerning Icon backing Utopia Park. Oblivion and Icon continue their battle. Rocket recovers to save Icon's life. Icon finally neutralizes Oblivion and he is taken away by Space Police. Icon meets Amistad for the first time and finds out about Utopia Park from Mayor Jefferson. Arnus II tells Arnus to stay on Earth and the outcome of Utopia Park will help evaluate the status of Earth. Raquel gets evicted because of the Utopia Park.