Religion: not determined yet
Name: unnamed informant
First Appearance: Hardware #40 (June 1996): "Fathers and Sons"
Number of Appearances: 1
Enemy of: Top Dog
Worked for: Mitchell Metcalf
Note: killed himself while under Top Dog's hypnotic 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.