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  • Issue #1DP
    Hardware (1993) 1DP
    Published Apr 1993 by DC.

    Polybagged. Cover pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. Angry Black Man, script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti; Curtis Metcalf invents weapons for the wealthy and famous Edwin Alva; after asking for more money, Metcalf discovers Alva is corrupt; seeking justice, Metcalf becomes Hardware. Origin & 1st app. of Hardware; 1st app of Reprise, Edwin Alva. Polybagged w/ Mural Poster, Cover Poster, & Skybox Trading Card. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1DU
    Hardware (1993) 1DU
    Published Apr 1993 by DC.

    Unbagged. Cover pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. Angry Black Man, script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti; Curtis Metcalf invents weapons for the wealthy and famous Edwin Alva; after asking for more money, Metcalf discovers Alva is corrupt; seeking justice, Metcalf becomes Hardware. Origin & 1st app. of Hardware; 1st app of Reprise, Edwin Alva. 36 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1N
    Hardware (1993) 1N
    Published Apr 1993 by DC.

    Newsstand edition with $1.50 cover price. Cover pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. Angry Black Man, script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti; Curtis Metcalf invents weapons for the wealthy and famous Edwin Alva; after asking for more money, Metcalf discovers Alva is corrupt; seeking justice, Metcalf becomes Hardware. Origin & 1st app. of Hardware; 1st app of Reprise, Edwin Alva. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1PLATINUM
    Hardware (1993) 1PLATINUM
    Hardware (1993) #1PLATINUM
    Published Apr 1993 by DC.
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  • Issue #2
    Hardware (1993) 2
    Published May 1993 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. Reprisals, script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti; Hardware has been set up. Alva leaked information about gun-runners, knowing Hardware would show up to stop them; But, they were waiting for him, and he barely survives the fight long enough to kill them; Afterwards, Barraki visits Curt's apartment and discovers that he is Hardware; He explains how Alva had used him, and his plans for revenge; But, Barraki is horrified when Curt tells her of the people he killed without any remorse; Curt now has some doubts about his methods. Hardware's Arsenal character profile. Icon Preview, pencils by Joe James. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3
    Hardware (1993) 3
    Published May 1993 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Mike Gustovich. Confrontations, script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti; After spending some time refining his plan to kill Alva, Hardware is convinced by Barraki to find a different way to get his revenge instead of more killing; So, when Hardware puts his plan in motion and fights his way to Alva's office, he becomes enraged when Alva tries to hire him as a strong-arm agent; Nevertheless, Hardware doesn't kill Alva. Instead, he reveals that he's gone through Alva's files and will use them in the coming months to dismantle Alva's organization and ruin him; Then, when Alva is broken and penniless, then Hardware will kill him. Information on Milestone Media projects. Icon Preview, pencils by Joe James. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #4
    Hardware (1993) 4
    Published Jun 1993 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. Resolution, script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Mike Manley and Jimmy Palmiotti; Alva has sent an armored thug to kill Hardware, and it looks like he just might do it, too; But then, Hardware uses his own armor to infiltrate that of his opponent's; A bit of on-the-spot programming, and the thug can't move; After administering a thorough thrashing, Hardware drags his defenseless enemy back home to a distressed Alva, daring the old man to continue his defiance. Information on Milestone Media projects. Hardware's Arsenal character profile. Static Preview, pencils by Joe James. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Hardware (1993) 5
    Published Jul 1993 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti. That Obscure Object of Desire, script by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Jimmy Palmiotti; An old friend of Curt's, Deacon Stuart, has been accused as the perpetrator of several brutal serial murders, and he asks for Curt's help in finding the real killer; Meanwhile, a vigilante by the name of Deathwish has been making a name for himself by killing criminals, even those who have served their prison time; When Hardware and Deathwish meet at the site of the latest serial murder, they each assume the other is the culprit. 36 pgs. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #6
    Hardware (1993) 6
    Published Aug 1993 by DC.

    Deathwish, Too! - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Denys Cowan, Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch) and Mike Manley. Cover by Denys Cowan and Mike Manley. As Hardware and Deathwish come closer to finding the serial killer, Hardware learns Deathwish's ugly secret and makes a chilling personal discovery about the nature of vengeance. Plus: 2 pages devoted to Hardware's arsenal. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #7
    Hardware (1993) 7
    Published Sep 1993 by DC.

    Guilty - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Denys Cowan, Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch) and Mike Manley. Cover by Denys Cowan and Klaus Janson. Hardware is confronted by his worst nightmare -- literally -- and begins his startling transformation. Origin of Deathwish. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #8
    Hardware (1993) 8
    Published Sep 1993 by DC.

    Rest in Peace - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch) and Jason Minor. Cover by Denys Cowan and Mike Manley. A rogue SYSTEM agent gives Hardware more information about that secret organization, and Curt learns that he isn't the first high-tech vigilante to fight this war. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #9
    Hardware (1993) 9
    Published Nov 1993 by DC.

    Software! - Written by Brian McDonald. Art by Arvell Jones and Denys Cowan. Cover by Jimmy Palmiotti. The guest creative team of writer Brian McDonald and penciller Arvell Jones deliver this special issue. Hardware meets his match when he encounters Technique, a brilliant woman with a battle suit of her own, sent by Alva to destroy Hardware. Worse, Technique's suit was designed by Hardware's alter ego, Curt Metcalf. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Hardware (1993) 10
    Published Dec 1993 by DC.

    In Harm's Way - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Rich Buckler and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Denys Cowan and Jimmy Palmiotti. Harm is a super-powered mob enforcer...or is he? Hardware steps over the line and into Harm's way, looking for the truth. 1st app of Harm, Transit. This issue leads directly into the first-ever Milestone crossover, SHADOW WAR. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #11
    Hardware (1993) 11
    Published Jan 1994 by DC.

    Shadow and Act - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Denys Cowan, Bob Smith, Prentis Rollins, Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch) and Chris Williams (as ChrisCross). Cover by Walt Simonson. SHADOW WAR, the Milestone line's first crossover event, begins here. War breaks out in the Dakota Universe as Iron Butterfly, the ferrokinetic field commander of the Shadow Cabinet, enlists Hardware into her service. Transit, Headmaster, Holocaust, Harm, Shadow Cabinet, Iron Butterfly app; 1st app Dharma, Shadowspire, Star Chamber. Continues in Icon (1993) #9. All the Milestone titles this month have a unique cover design unifying them for the SHADOW WAR crossover. The cover of this issue features spot-varnished art by Walt Simonson, and a metallic fifth ink. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #12
    Hardware (1993) 12
    Published Feb 1994 by DC.

    No Harm Done - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Rich Buckler and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Mark Bright. When the Shadow War broke out, Hardware and Harm set aside their differences. This time, they're going to work it out and work each other over. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Hardware (1993) 13
    Published Mar 1994 by DC.

    Weekend Getaway - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Denys Cowan and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Wilfred Santiago and John Stanisci. Curt Metcalf takes some time out with Barraki Young in order to sort out their relationship. But when the lovers find their quiet retreat under siege, Metcalf must fend off their attackers...without his Hardware suit. Reprise app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #14
    Hardware (1993) 14
    Published Apr 1994 by DC.

    With or without his battlesuit, Curt Metcalf proves effective against a swarm of attackers, while Barraki Young finds that the Hardware armor isn't always tangible. Written by Dwayne McDuffie, with art by Mark Bright and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Cowan and Walt Simonson. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #15
    Hardware (1993) 15
    Published May 1994 by DC.

    Dwayne McDuffie script; Humberto Ramos pencils; Prentis Rollins & Bob Smith inks; J. Scott J. colors; Steve Dutro letters; 1st Humberto Ramos work for DC; "A Bird in the Hand"; Alva, Barraki app; Reprise, SYSTEMatic, Technique cameos Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #16A
    Hardware (1993) 16A
    Published Jun 1994 by DC.

    #16A (original cover price: $3.95) features a 'barn door' style gatefold second cover by John Byrne that opens to reveal Hardware's new armor. In this extra-sized issue, Edwin Alva's discovery of Hardware's true identity forces Curt Metcalf to forge a new, improved high-tech dreadnought of vengeance - HARDWARE, version 2.0! Written by Dwayne McDuffie, with art by Denys Cowan and Prentis Rollins. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16B
    Hardware (1993) 16B
    Published Jun 1994 by DC.

    #16B cover by John Byrne (no gatefold). In this extra-sized issue, Edwin Alva's discovery of Hardware's true identity forces Curt Metcalf to forge a new, improved high-tech dreadnought of vengeance - HARDWARE, version 2.0! Written by Dwayne McDuffie, with art by Denys Cowan and Prentis Rollins. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17A
    Hardware (1993) 17A
    Tags: Worlds Collide (DC) (part 2)
    Published Jul 1994 by DC.

    First printing. WORLDS COLLIDE: Part 2 of 14. No Rest for the Weary - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Denys Cowan, Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch) and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Denys Cowan and Jimmy Palmiotti. Continued from Superman The Man of Steel (1991) #35; continues in Superboy (1994 3rd Series) #6. The DC/Milestone crossover event continues as Fred Bentson's strange dreams compel him to seek help from a sleep-research laboratory. But when the lab turns out to be a subsidiary of Alva Enterprises, Hardware becomes embroiled in Edwin Alva's latest scheme...a plot to bridge dimensions, using the unwitting Bentson as a conduit! Steel app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #17B
    Hardware (1993) 17B
    Published Jul 1994 by DC.

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    Second printing. WORLDS COLLIDE: Part 2 of 14. No Rest for the Weary - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Denys Cowan, Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch) and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Denys Cowan and Jimmy Palmiotti. Continued from Superman The Man of Steel (1991) #35; continues in Superboy (1994 3rd Series) #6. The DC/Milestone crossover event continues as Fred Bentson's strange dreams compel him to seek help from a sleep-research laboratory. But when the lab turns out to be a subsidiary of Alva Enterprises, Hardware becomes embroiled in Edwin Alva's latest scheme...a plot to bridge dimensions, using the unwitting Bentson as a conduit! Steel app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #18
    Hardware (1993) 18
    Published Aug 1994 by DC.

    WORLDS COLLIDE: Part 9 of 14. You Shouldn't a Bit, Fish - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Denys Cowan and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Denys Cowan and Walt Simonson. Continued from Superboy (1994 3rd Series) #7; continues in Superman The Man of Steel (1991) #36. The cosmic entity Rift is wreaking havoc on two worlds, and the heroes of two realities battle side-by-side to save the universe -- twice! Plus: Hardware discovers the downside of working for Alva. Hazard, Steel, Transit app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #19
    Hardware (1993) 19
    Published Sep 1994 by DC.

    MOTHERSHIP CONNECTION Prelude. The Landing of the Mothership - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Humberto Ramos and Bobby Rae. Cover by Humberto Ramos and Rober Quijano. It's a serious case of mistaken identity when strangers from a faraway planet arrive on Earth to take Hardware "home." Static, Barraki, Deacon, Evane, Tetras app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #20
    Hardware (1993) 20
    Published Oct 1994 by DC.

    Arcaana: Part 1 of 2: These Little Town Blues - Written by Adam Blaustein. Art by Keith Pollard and Aubrey Bradford. Cover by Humberto Ramos. Curt Metcalf and Deacon Stuart are just a couple of the VIPs in attendance at a New York City technological convention, an event that turns into a rendezvous with trouble. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #21
    Hardware (1993) 21
    Published Nov 1994 by DC.

    Arcaana: Part 2 of 2: Take the A Train - Written by Adam Blaustein. Art by Prentis Rollins and Aubrey Bradford. Cover by Prentis Rollins. In New York City, the mysterious magical entity Arcaana leads Hardware into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse...and a confrontation with a second daunting super-villain, Helga. Deacon app...and there are some flying monkeys, too. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #22
    Hardware (1993) 22
    Published Dec 1994 by DC.

    Part 1 of the 3-part 'Trust Never Sleeps.' Edwin Alva brings in a brilliant young African-American scientist fresh from graduate school to be Curtis Metcalf's technical assistant, leading to complications for Hardware when Metcalf learns a new meaning to the word 'rivalry.' Written by Otis Wesley Clay, with art and cover by Humberto Ramos and Prentis Rollins. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #23
    Hardware (1993) 23
    Published Jan 1995 by DC.

    Trust Never Sleeps: Part 2 of 3: My Brother's Keeper - Written by Otis Wesley Clay, Matt Wayne, Dwayne McDuffie and Adam Blaustein (note: Wayne, McDuffie and Blaustein used the pseudonym Denton Fixx, Jr.). Art by Humberto Ramos and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Mark Bright. Hardware begins a search for traitors to Alva Tech and discovers a secret laboratory where the reconstruction of a SYSTEMatic is taking place. Meanwhile, Curtis Metcalf struggles to accept the role of mentor to his new technical assistant, Preston Dawes. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #24
    Hardware (1993) 24
    Published Feb 1995 by DC.

    Trust Never Sleeps: Part 3 of 3: New World Disorder - Written by Otis Wesley Clay, Matt Wayne, Dwayne McDuffie and Adam Blaustein (note: Wayne, McDuffie and Blaustein used the pseudonym Denton Fixx, Jr.). Art by Humberto Ramos and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Prentis Rollins. An attack on Hardware by a powerful opponent leads to a devastating discovery, compounding the tension among Curtis Metcalf, his eager assistant Preston Dawes, and Edwin Alva. Meanwhile, SYSTEM Crimson attempts to abduct Barraki, even as her relationship with Metcalf begins to mend. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #25
    Hardware (1993) 25
    Published Mar 1995 by DC.

    In this extra-sized 25th issue, Hardware fights for his life against the super-powered team known as Death Row - formed by Hangman, Guillotine, Hypo and Volt. Written by Dwayne McDuffie, with art by Denys Cowan, Humberto Ramos and Prentis Rollins. Cover with a metallic fifth color ink by Cowan. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #26
    Hardware (1993) 26
    Published Apr 1995 by DC.

    Part 1 of the 3-part 'The Hunt for Deathwish.' The psychotic vigilante Deathwish is out of jail and out to dispense his own brand of justice to the mysterious cyborg Haus, who has been stealing the children of Dakota. Hardware must stop them both. Written by Adam Blaustein and Yves Fezzani, with art by Prentis Rollins and Aubrey Bradford. Cover by Denys Cowan and Rollins. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #27
    Hardware (1993) 27
    Published May 1995 by DC.

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    The Hunt for Deathwish: Part 2 of 3: Prometheus Unwound - Written by Adam Blaustein and Yves Fezzani. Art by Prentis Rollins and Aubrey Bradford. Cover by Denys Cowan and Prentis Rollins. Hardware is caught in the middle of a war between two psychotic vigilantes: Deathwish and Dakota's most bizarre menace yet, Cyberbwana! Monkeywrench, Shutterbug, Club-Haus Kidz, Marisa Rahm app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #28
    Hardware (1993) 28
    Published Jun 1995 by DC.

    Part 3 of the 3-part 'The Hunt for Deathwish.' Hardware joins Marisa Rahm to track down Deathwish before Cyberbwana can. But Rahm also wants to avenge herself against Haus. Written by Adam Blaustein and Yves Fezzani, with art by Prentis Rollins and Aubrey Bradford. Cover by Rollins after Denys Cowan. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #29
    Hardware (1993) 29
    Published Jul 1995 by DC.

    The Blood Syndicate guest-stars! It's complete chaos on Paris Island when Hardware battles the Blood Syndicate for the first time. Written by Dwayne McDuffie, with art by Humberto Ramos and Prentis Rollins. Painted cover by Denys Cowan and Zina Saunders. Fracote Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #30
    Hardware (1993) 30
    Published Aug 1995 by DC.

    People Get Ready - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Robert J. Walker, Prentis Rollins and Steve Mitchell. Cover by Humberto Ramos and Prentis Rollins. Edwin Alva challenges the combined might of Dakota's criminal underworld as the city trembles on the brink of a riot. Has he found the one line Hardware refuses to cross? Monocle, Hanna Wing, Harm, Warren Coolidge, Lemuel Gold, Milton St. Cloud, Grasshopper, Mai Tai, Pyre (formerly Holocaust), Barraki app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #31
    Hardware (1993) 31
    Published Sep 1995 by DC.

    Don't Worry, If There's a Hell Below We're All Going To Go - Written by Dwayne McDuffie. Art by Robert J. Walker and Steve Mitchell. Cover by Kent Williams. It's the stunning final battle between Hardware and his nemesis, Edwin Alva -- as Utopia Park meets the fury of a full-blown riot! Mayor Jefferson, Barraki, Fatastegist app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #32
    Hardware (1993) 32
    Published Oct 1995 by DC.

    Hardware seizes control of Alva Industries. But Alva's relatives are already lining up to stop Curtis Metcalf...by any means necessary. Written by Dwayne McDuffie, with art by Denys Cowan and Prentis Rollins. Cover by Mark Bright. Fracote Format. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #33
    Hardware (1993) 33
    Published Nov 1995 by DC.

    It's old armor versus new armor in "Hephaestus"! Written by Adam Blaustein, with art by Prentis Rollins. Golden Age tribute cover by Howard Chaykin. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #34
    Hardware (1993) 34
    Published Dec 1995 by DC.

    Fuselage - Written by John Rozum. Art by Eric Battle and Angel Gabriele. Cover by Eric Battle. The ultimate hacker! Hardware locks armor with Fuselage! Beginning this issue -- the powerful new creative team of John Rozum and Eric Battle! Deacon app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #35
    Hardware (1993) 35
    Published Jan 1996 by DC.

    The Old Ways - Written by John Rozum. Art by Eric Battle, Angel Gabriele and Caesar. Cover by Mark Bright. Hardware and the mysterious Sanction are fighting in the jungles of South America against a genetically engineered Aztec god, the flying serpent known as Huaca Aires! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #36
    Hardware (1993) 36
    Published Feb 1996 by DC.

    T-Minus - Written by John Rozum. Art by Denys Cowan and Angel Gabriele. Cover by Eric Battle. Shoot the moon! Things are heating up in South America as Hardware and Sanction fight super-powered terrorists, while diverse forces converge for the final showdown! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #37
    Hardware (1993) 37
    Published Mar 1996 by DC.

    Pressure Suit - Written by John Rozum. Art by Eric Battle, Prentis Rollins, Mike DeCarlo and Rober Quijano. Cover by Eric Battle. "Deacon, we have a problem..." The mysterious villain known as Malleus sends bizarre space creatures to attack Hardware, who must fight his way off a space station. But something is horribly wrong with the hero's armor! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #38
    Hardware (1993) 38
    Published Apr 1996 by DC.

    Unsuited - Written by John Rozum. Art by Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch). Cover by Eric Battle. Trapped without his armor, Hardware fights against the dreaded Malleus as the space station crumbles around them...along with any chance of getting back to Earth. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #39
    Hardware (1993) 39
    Published May 1996 by DC.

    Fighting Technique - Written by Jacqueline Ching. Art by Prentis Rollins, Ande Parks and Mike DeCarlo. Cover by Prentis Rollins. Sabrina Alva, daughter of the late Edwin Alva, exacts her revenge on Hardware and Hard Co. by pitting them against the power of Technique! Get ready for a technical knockout! Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #40
    Hardware (1993) 40
    Published Jun 1996 by DC.

    Fathers and Sons - Written by Matt Wayne. Art by Eric Battle, Keith Pollard, Joe Brozowski (as J.J. Birch), Caesar, Hector Collazo and Rodney Ramos. Cover by Joe Brozowski (as Birch). Hardware hasn't spoken to his father in years, but when Detective Mitchell Metcalf tries to take down the crime boss called Top Dog, Curtis lends a high-tech hand to save his father from fatal retirement. Deacon, Barraki app. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #41
    Hardware (1993) 41
    Published Jul 1996 by DC.

    I Can't Believe It's Not Buttertouch - Written by Matt Wayne. Art by Prentis Rollins and Caesar. Cover by Buzz and Caesar. Hardware goes up against the "hypnotic" powers of the rabid crimelord Top Dog, as the armored hero is given a directive to kill his own father, Detective Mitchell Metcalf. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #42
    Hardware (1993) 42
    Published Aug 1996 by DC.

    A Dead Man Tells His Tale - Written by John Rozum. Art by Prentis Rollins, Ken Branch, Phyllis Novin and Hector Collazo. Cover by Prentis Rollins. Hardware's fit to be killed when he and Hard Co. pit their technological might against the destructive touch of Cadaver and the assassin known as Hypo. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #43
    Hardware (1993) 43
    Published Sep 1996 by DC.

    Doorway to Nightmares - Written by Joseph Illidge. Art by Prentis Rollins, Caesar, Ken Branch and Hector Collazo. A spy within Hard Co.'s ranks leads Hardware into the middle of an interdimensional war between SYSTEM and a bizarre race of creatures. Before it's over, Dakota's armored crimefighter will need help from Starlight and the Heroes to save Times Square from becoming the site of a bloodbath. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #44
    Hardware (1993) 44
    Published Sep 1996 by DC.

    Closure - Written by Joseph Illidge. Art by Prentis Rollins, Caesar, Hector Collazo, Rodney Ramos and Rober Quijano. Cover by Prentis Rollins. The Heroes guest-star as Hardware joins forces with Donner, Blitzen and Static to stop the K'lumnii invasion of Earth. Meanwhile, Starlight, Iota and Payback fight to protect a bang baby from Agent Scar as SYSTEM tries to shut down Project Revolving Door...permanently. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #45
    Hardware (1993) 45
    Published Nov 1996 by DC.

    Sweating it Out - Written by D.G. Chichester. Art by Prentis Rollins and Caesar. Cover by Prentis Rollins. If you think you know Hardware...you're wrong! D.G. Chichester takes the writing reins of Milestone's armored hero as Hardware and Hard Company go back to basics and farther than ever before...with a vengeance! Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #46
    Hardware (1993) 46
    Published Dec 1996 by DC.

    Give Them the Works - Written by D.G. Chichester. Art by Prentis Rollins and Ken Branch. Cover by Prentis Rollins (after Mark Bright). Back from the grave! Hardware's discovery of an artificial intelligence that embodies Edwin Alva, his former nemesis, threatens to cause a rift between Curtis Metcalf and Hard Company. Meanwhile, Hardware's investigation of slave labor in Dakota reveals a larger conspiracy and a trio of super-powered enforcers who will kill Hardware to keep the truth from getting out. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #47
    Hardware (1993) 47
    Published Jan 1997 by DC.

    Stalk - Written by D.G. Chichester. Art by Prentis Rollins and Caesar. Cover by Wilfred. A brutal murder has been committed, a suspect is on trial, and by day Curtis Metcalf is on the jury. By night, Hardware searches for the truth, which may prove to be more gruesome than he imagined. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #48
    Hardware (1993) 48
    Published Feb 1997 by DC.

    Calm - Written by D.G. Chichester. Art by Prentis Rollins and Ken Branch. Cover by Prentis Rollins. Hardware's got his hands full when a battle with the explosive Scrapmetal leads to a war against the mysterious government agency called COVERT, and its leader, Seven Pallaton. Also, a new enemy rises from the shadows to stake his claim on the city of Dakota. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #49
    Hardware (1993) 49
    Published Feb 1997 by DC.

    Storm - Written by D.G. Chichester. Art by Prentis Rollins and Ken Branch. Cover by Moebius. Things are building to a head for the explosive conclusion next month! Hardware meets his match and more when the super-powered dictator, Tyrant, arrives in Dakota! He'll stop at nothing to achieve his goals -- turning Dakota into a military state...and learning Hardware's secret identity. This issue has a special cover illustrated by legendary illustrator Moebius. Fracote Format. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #50
    Hardware (1993) 50
    Published Feb 1997 by DC.

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    Cover by Prentis Rollins. Written by D.G. Chichester and Jacqueline Ching. Art by Prentis Rollins, Wilfred and Ken Branch. This special anniversary issue jump-starts Milestone's fifth year of publication and celebrates Black History Month! Betrayed by his own armor and horribly beaten by the super-soldier Tyrant, Curtis Metcalf faces the truth about himself and his responsibilities to Dakota, leading to the creation of Hardware 3.0. Donning his new streamlined armor, Hardware must wrestle Dakota from Tyrant's control and rescue Seven Pallaton, leader of the government's COVERT team, before he's forced to reveal Hardware's secret identity. Fortunately, Hardware has a secret weapon, and he's going to drop it on Tyrant! But for Hardware to save Dakota, he'll have to lose someone very important to him. Don't miss all this in "War" by D.G. Chichester, Prentis Rollins and Ken Branch. This issue also includes a pin-up by Mark Bright showcasing Hardware's new armor, plus a pin-up by John Paul Leon. Also: 8-page story "Changes" by Jacqueline Ching and Wilfred. Fracote Format. 48 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.