Religion: not determined yet
Name: Top Dog
Alter Ego: Andre LeBeauvier
First Appearance: Hardware #40 (June 1996): "Fathers and Sons"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 2
Occupation: crime boss
Note: has powerful hypnosis power
Summary of Hardware #40 (June 1996), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=172&:
Detective Metcalf (Hardware's father) sees one of his informants shoot himself because of Top Dog's hypnotic power. Hardware is testing some new weapons and toys for Hard Co. Curtis's mom calls him concerning his father. Curtis's parents are divorced and he is estranged from both of them. Curtis meets his dad as Hardware. Together they track the Top Dog crime boss. Later Barraki scolds Curtis for not confronting his father as himself. Hardware and Detective Metcalf attack Top Dog's headquarters, where Hardware is hypnotized by Top Dog.
Summary of Hardware #41 (July 1996), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=173&:
Hardware breaks free of Top Dog's control before he kills his father Detective Metcalf. Hardware and Detective Metcalf escape Top Dog and then find proof that he has been committing murders all over town. We are introduced to Congresswoman Metcalf, (Curtis's mom). She is the head of a technology wing in congress. Top Dog tries to double-cross Detective Metcalf and Hardware. They end up catching the Top Dog red-pawed!
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