Real Name: Raquel Ervin.

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: School girl

Affiliations: Icon, Static

Enemies: Oblivion

Known Relatives: Amistad Augustus Ervin (son)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Dakota City

First Appearance: Icon #1 (Milestone, May 1993)

Powers/Abilities: Able to fly, able to fire bolts of energy. Her powers are derived from her inertia belt which stores and returns kinetic energy which has three vulnerabilities:

History: Raquel Ervin was an idealistic, fifteen-year old African-American girl, who witnessed lawyer Augustus Freeman IV use superpowers to deal with burglars who had broken into his home. She convinced him to use these powers for the greater good, becoming the superhero Icon, while she in turn became his sidekick, Rocket.

Not long after they began their partnership it was discovered that Raquel was pregnant (not by Icon). She decided to keep her baby, becoming possibly the first single teenage mother in comics.

Comments: Thanks to Robert Thompson for informing me of the source of Rocket's powers and it's weaknesses.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

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