Hardware #1 [Direct]
(April 1993)

DC, 1993 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD; 1.00 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1993-02-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]; Milestone
Editing
Dwayne McDuffie
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

A Cog in the Corporate Machine Is About to Strip Some Gears... (Table of Contents)

Hardware / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Denys Cowan (signed)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (signed)
Colors
Noelle C. Giddings
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hardware
Reprints

The Man in the Machine, Chapter One (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Denys Cowan
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti
Letters
typeset

Angry Black Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Hardware / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dwayne McDuffie
Pencils
Denys Cowan
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti
Colors
Noelle C. Giddings [as Noelle Giddings]
Letters
Janice Chiang

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I was a kid, I used to have this parakeet.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hardware [Curtis Metcalf]; Edwin Alva; Lisa; Mayor Jefferson; Ralph; Reprise
Synopsis
Curtis thinks about how and why he became Hardware.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sunsoft / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Company Line / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Hard Words / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to the first letters column, ever, in the first Milestone comic, ever.
Characters
Hardware [Curtis Metcalf]

Indexer Notes

Includes the first "Hardware's Arsenal".

Blood Syndicate Preview (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Blood Syndicate / promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Sega / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Cog in the Corporate Machine Is About to Strip Some Gears...
    Hardware
  2. 1. The Man in the Machine, Chapter One
  3. 2. Angry Black Man
    Hardware
  4. 3. ["Enter to win!"]
    Sunsoft
  5. 4. ["Arkham's mad-men are free!"]
  6. 5. ["Alien abduction November 5, 1975 5:49 pm White Mountains northeastern Arizona"]
  7. 6. ["Write Right Now!"]
  8. 7. ["When your planet just isn't safe anymore..."]
  9. 8. ["Welcome to Dakota!"]
    The Company Line
  10. 9. ["Welcome to the first letters column, ever, in the first Milestone comic, ever."]
    Hard Words
  11. 10. Blood Syndicate Preview
    Blood Syndicate
  12. 11. ["There goes the neighborhood"]
  13. 12. ["Sega fans it's time to play with the pros!"]
  14. 13. ["Make your own"]
    Sega
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Tim Tjarks
  • Jochen G.