Hardware #21 (Nov. 1994):
“Take the A Train”
by Addie Blaustein, Prentis Rollins, Aubrey Bradford

Hardware #21

Title: “Take the A Train”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1994

Publisher: DC Milestone Media
Written by: Addie Blaustein
Art by: Prentis Rollins, Aubrey Bradford

6 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Hardware Hardware (Curtis Metcalf)
(lead character)
  black; The Shadow Cabinet DC Milestone Media 97
Phreaky Deac Phreaky Deac (Deacon Stuart) supporting character
  black DC Milestone Media 7
Arcaana villain
CBR Scale: D sorceress
[wizard] DC Milestone Media 2
Garrett Thornton Boulle supporting character
  [1st app: Hardware #20 (Oct. 1994)] DC Milestone Media 2
Doctor Fischbein supporting character scientist
  [scientist] DC Milestone Media 1
Mistress Helga villain
  [1st app: Hardware #21 (Nov. 1994)] DC Milestone Media 1

Summary (from

Hardware saves Deacon from some of Arcaana's magic tricks. We get introduced to Mistress Helga as Hardware faces off against Arcaana again. We see Arcaana flee as Hardware recovers the hostages, but they have been turned into idiots.