First Appearance: Hardware #44 (Oct. 1996): "Closure"
NOTE: This is our current best assessment of the first appearance of this character, but this has been flagged in our database as uncertain.
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 1
Dimension: K'lumnii dimension
Note: made truce with Hardware after his people attacked Earth
Summary of Hardware #44 (Oct. 1996), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=176&:
Donner, Blitzen and Static battle K'lumnii warriors in New York City, while Iota, Payback and Starlight battle Agent Scar of SYSTEM in Montana. Hardware is in the dimension of the K'lumnii and convinces the warriors to take him to their leader. Agent Scar and the Heroes battle while Hardware meets with the K'lumnii king, R'thaal. R'thaal and Hardware agree to a truce. Hardware races to close the portal. Starlight destroys Agent Scar, then Iron Butterfly of the Shadow Cabinet arrives to pick him up. Hardware comes back and has a plan to close the portal. The Heroes finish mopping up the K'lumnii warriors and ther portal is closed with the help of Starlight. The young girl used to make the portal is placed in the care of Man-Machine of Alva House.