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Real Identity: Raquel Ervin
Affiliation(s): The Team and Justice League
Appearance(s): Revelation, Failsafe, Misplaced, Usual Suspects, Auld Acquaintance, Happy New Year, Alienated, Depths, Satisfaction, War, Complications, Intervention, and Endgame
Appearances (Comics): Players Chapter One
Appearances (Games): Legacy
Powers/Skills: Store and Manipulate Kinetic Energy, Above Average Agility, Force Field Generation, Flight, and Unarmed Combat
Voiced By: Kittie, Denise Boutte (Invasion), and Cree Summer (Legacy)
In May Team Year Zero, Raquel Ervin met Augustus Freeman. The chance encounter convinced both to take a stand for something more. Ervin convinced Freeman to become the superhero Icon. Inspired to be a hero by Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, and Speedy, Ervin became Rocket and Icon's protege. Rocket uses a belt made from Cooperative technology that allows her to fly and generates a force field capable of storing and manipulating kinetic energy, increasing the force of her physical attacks.
On October 1st, 15 year old Rocket saved a helicopter crew while Icon took control of the vehicle just as a Plant Creature destroyed Batman's Batwing. On November 5th, 21:08 CDT, Rocket went on patrol in Dakota City and moved a school bus to safety with her shield. On November 25th, Wonder Woman nominated Rocket for the Justice League. On December 30th, Rocket, now a member of the Team, watched as Icon was inducted into the Justice League. She quickly earned her place on the Team after two ambushes in the Smokey Mountains and Santa Prisca.
Between Team Year One and Five, Ervin dated Dick Grayson. In Team Year Five, she had a son named Amistad. As of December 1st, Team Year Five, she and Zatanna were the newest members of the Justice League. Rocket was its 26th member. They stopped by at the Cave to wish Nightwing a happy birthday before taking a Zeta-Tube to the Watchtower for their first League briefing. At some point, Erving became engaged and planned to marry in Team Year Six.
On January 3rd, Team Year Six, she attended a briefing on the Watchtower about Lobo and the Kroloteans. She and Zatanna reminded Nightwing, Miss Martian, and Superboy their invitations to join the Justice League were still valid. On January 26th, Rocket bid Icon goodbye before he left with some of the Justice League to Rimbor. On March 21st, Raquel Ervin held her bridal shower in Dakota City but it was interrupted by Captain Cold, who tried to rob an armored vehicle across the street.
On May 26th, Rocket joined the League's defense against the Warworld. She encased Dr. Fate in her force bubble so he could continue to focus on casting spells to protect Earth from Warworld without concern for being targeted himself. With the Crystal Key missing, Captain Atom passed an order for the key chamber to be guarded by two Justice Leaguers per shift. Captain Marvel and Rocket took the first shift.
On June 13th, Rocket trapped Blue Beetle in a force bubble which was soon reinforced with magic by Zatanna. Rocket managed to keep the bubble up despite the interference of Bialyan soldiers, Devastation, Mammoth, Shimmer, and Green Beetle. Once Zatanna, with Isis, started the mystic ritual, Rocket released Blue Beetle into the circle. On June 20th, Rocket was assigned to Zeta Squad with Adam Strange for the coordinated strikes on the Magnetic Field Disrupters.