Icon: A Hero’s Welcome (Jan. 1996):
by Dwayne McDuffie, M. D. Bright, Mike Gustovich
12 characters in this story:
This comic was reprinted from: Icon #6 (Oct. 1993): "Illumination".
This trade paperback collects the first eight issues of the original Icon series. For more information please see those descriptions. This book contains a foreword by Reginald Hudlin. A new printing volume was published in September 2009.
Notes from original source:
Summary (from http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=190&):
Rocket comes to the aid of Icon in his confrontation with the Syndicate. Icon recovers from his beating and stops the fighting. It is confirmed that DMZ is an alien like Icon. Icon learns what the Blood Syndicate knows of the Big Bang.