The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: N.A. CBR Scale: M

Name: Hephaestus

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Hardware #33 (Nov. 1995): "Hephaestus"

Creators: Addie Blaustein, Jackie Ching, Prentis Rollins

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Hardware, Cheryl Saltz

Gender: male

Note: created by Arcaana and a powerful computer virus

Summary of Hardware #33 (Nov. 1995), from now-defunct webpage at

Curtis learns their is a virus in his computer systems while he setting up his new laboratory at Hard Co. The virus creates Hephaestus. Hephaestus thinks Hardware is his father and tries to kill him to prove himself. Curtis and Cheryl (Hard Co. founder) barely escape. Hardware confirms that Hephaestus was created by Arcaana. Cheryl creates a counter program to defeat Hephaestus.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Hardware #33 (Nov. 1995): "Hephaestus"