Arnold Porter

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Cadaver

Alter Ego: Arnold Porter

Classification: villain villain   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Hardware #42 (Aug. 1996): "A Dead Man Tells His Tale"

Creators: John Rozum, Prentis Rollins, Hector Collazo, Ken Branch, Phyllis Novin

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

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Hardware, Ann Kim

Occupation: chemist, engineer

Worked for: Alva Technologies

Location: Dakota, USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: brillian chemical engineer

Summary of Hardware #42 (Aug. 1996), from now-defunct webpage at

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.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Hardware #42 (Aug. 1996): "A Dead Man Tells His Tale"

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