Alva Technologies

Alva Technologies

Name: Alva Technologies

Other Names: Alva Tech

Classification: villains villains   group group  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Hardware #1 (Apr. 1993): "Angry Black Man"

Creators: Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Jimmy Palmiotti

Number of Appearances: 25

Enemy of: Hardware

Type of Organization/Group: company

Location: Dakota, USA

Note: corrupt company run by Hardware arch-foe Edwin Alva

Alva Technologies was a technology company run by Edwin Alva, the arch-foe of the super-hero Hardware. Hardware himself worked there, until he learned of how corrupt the company and its C.E.O. really was.

Other employees of Alva Technologies included Dr. Defreitas, Reprise, Cheryl Saltz and Technique.

Number of group members listed below: 9

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Alva Technologies Alva Technologies villain group
  [corrupt company run by Hardware arch-foe Edwin Alva] DC Milestone Media 25
Edwin Alva Edwin Alva villain scientist
CBR Scale: M obsessed with power
System DC Milestone Media 39
Cadaver (Arnold Porter) villain scientist
  [brillian chemical engineer] DC Milestone Media 1
Preston Dawes supporting character scientist
  [manipulated by Milton St. Cloud] DC Milestone Media 3
Dr. Defreitas supporting character scientist
  [1st app: Hardware #17 (July 1994)] DC Milestone Media 4
Hardware Hardware (Curtis Metcalf) hero
  black; The Shadow Cabinet DC Milestone Media 97
Reprise Reprise villain
  [1st app: Hardware #1 (Apr. 1993)] DC Milestone Media 6
Cheryl Saltz Cheryl Saltz supporting character scientist
  [1st app: Hardware #2 (Early May 1993)] DC Milestone Media 6
Technique Technique (Tiffany Evans) villain hero scientist
  black DC Milestone Media 9

This character is in the following 39 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Blood Syndicate #3 (June 1993): "Blood Battle"
Hardware: The Man in the Machine
Shadow Cabinet
Superman: The Man of Steel #36 (Aug. 1994): "A Rift in Reality!"

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