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    "Icon is that rarest of creatures -- a well-told adventure story that achieves genuine political depth. Highly recommended."
    -Alan Moore (writer of WATCHMEN)

    ICON: A HERO’S WELCOME TP NEW PRINTING
    Written by Dwayne McDuffie
    Art by M.D. Bright and Mike Gustovich
    Cover by Denys Cowan

    The flagship character from Milestone Comics is back in this new printing of the classic title collecting Icon #1-8. This is the title that introduced Augustus Freeman, a successful lawyer who covertly uses his alien super-powers to help those in need. But when a teenaged girl from the streets convinces him to use his abilities to inspire his people and becomes his sidekick, Rocket, the affluent Augustus embraces his true destiny and becomes Icon, the hero of Dakota.

    Advance-solicited; on sale September 30 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US



    "Icon is that rarest of creatures -- a well-told adventure story that achieves genuine political depth. Highly recommended."
    -Alan Moore (writer of WATCHMEN)

    ICON: A HERO’S WELCOME TP NEW PRINTING
    Written by Dwayne McDuffie
    Art by M.D. Bright and Mike Gustovich
    Cover by Denys Cowan

    The flagship character from Milestone Comics is back in this new printing of the classic title collecting Icon #1-8. This is the title that introduced Augustus Freeman, a successful lawyer who covertly uses his alien super-powers to help those in need. But when a teenaged girl from the streets convinces him to use his abilities to inspire his people and becomes his sidekick, Rocket, the affluent Augustus embraces his true destiny and becomes Icon, the hero of Dakota.

    Advance-solicited; on sale September 30 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

    Posted originally: 2009-09-08 12:29:00
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