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Dr. Curtis Metcalf is a technological genius who operates as Hardware.
After the abduction and duplication of Sharon Hawkins, Metcalf secured an internship for her brother, Virgil, at the New York City branch of S.T.A.R. Labs. When Sharon was abducted a second time, Hardware and Technique came to assist Static in freeing her and destroying her captor's base of operations.
- Hardware Armor: Hardware wears a suit of armor he designed himself.
- Hardware was originally created by Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan, first appearing as part of Milestone Media in Hardware #1. However, in the rebooted Prime Earth continuity, his first appearance as part of the New 52 DC Universe is in Static Shock #1 by Scott McDaniel and John Rozum.
- 5 Appearances of Curtis Metcalf (Prime Earth)
- 2 Images featuring Curtis Metcalf (Prime Earth)
- Quotations by or about Curtis Metcalf (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Curtis Metcalf (Prime Earth)