Religion: not determined yet
Name: Barnacle Bill
Alter Ego: Bill
First Appearance: Hardware #37 (Mar. 1996): "Pressure Suit"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 2
Enemy of: Hardware
Worked for: Malleus
Summary of Hardware #37 (Mar. 1996), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=169&:
Hardware is a prisoner of Malleus on Transformation Station. We learn the origin of Malleus and his obsession with grafting. We learn about how he is connected with St. Cloud. Malleus tricks Hardware into escaping with his armor. Malleus's troops (Orgami, Barnacle Bill, Melt) take Hardware to the moon where a trap awaits. Then Malleus releases his trap as he tries to graft Curtis to the Hardware armor.
Summary of Hardware #38 (Apr. 1996), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=170&:
Hardware and Malleus' troops join forces to make it back to Transformation Station. Hardware defeats Malleus by freeing his super-slaves. Hardware confronts Malleus about his son and offers to help. With the help of David Kim (Xombi), Malleus's son is saved. But his son turns on Malleus. Malleus confronts Hardware and is finally defeated.