Icon #31 (Nov. 1995):
“Space is the Place”
by Dwayne McDuffie, M. D. Bright, Romeo Tanghal

Icon #31

Title: “Space is the Place”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1995

Publisher: DC Milestone Media
Written by: Dwayne McDuffie
Art by: M. D. Bright, Romeo Tanghal

7 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
The Cooperative The Cooperative supporting character group
  [1st app: Icon #1 (May 1993)] DC Milestone Media 3
Noble supporting character
  [with Raquel (who became Rocket), tried to rob Icon's house] DC Milestone Media 8
Rocket Rocket (Darnice) supporting character
  [Rocket's close friend; temporarily replaced her as "Rocket"] DC Milestone Media 10
Amistad Augustus Ervin Amistad Augustus Ervin supporting character
[child of teenage mom super-heroine Rocket]
DC Milestone Media 6
Arnus II Arnus II supporting character
CBR Scale: M alien
The Cooperative
[clone of Icon]
DC Milestone Media 1

Summary (from

A space armada of battleships moving towards Earth. Rocket tries to convince Icon to let her go to Earth's trial. Raquel gets Noble to look after Amistad and Darnice to cover for her while she is in space. Icon consoles Darnice on her actions as Rocket. Raquel travels in a spaceship for the first time, Icon's advanced technical society is seen. The Cooperative has become a paradise. Rocket meets Arnus II. The armada moves closer to earth.