Religion: not determined yet
Alter Ego: Arnold Porter
First Appearance: Hardware #42 (Aug. 1996): "A Dead Man Tells His Tale"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 1
Worked for: Alva Technologies
Note: brillian chemical engineer
Summary of Hardware #42 (Aug. 1996), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=174&:
Barraki Young waits at Hard Co. for Curtis Metcalf to come back from a meeting. An indepth look is given to the relationship of Curtis and Barraki. Barraki is becoming frustrated with Curtis as mysterious person walks in wanting to confront Curtis. He turns out to be Cadaver, a former rival of Curtis at Alva Technologies. Curtis rushes back and turns into Hardware. As Hardware and Cadaver fight we learn the origin of Cadaver and his real name Arnold Porter. Hardware eventually defeats Cadaver and goes out on that date with Barraki.
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