When brilliant inventor Curtis Metcalf discovers that his mentor and employer is secretly connected to organized crime and the center of a web of corruption, he becomes the High-tech Vigilante "Hardware" to bring his mentor down. "The Man in the Machine: Chapter One". Written by Dwayne McDuffie with Pencils by Denys Cowan and Inks by Jimmy Palmiotti.

Written By:
Dwayne McDuffie
Denys Cowan
Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover By:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Denys Cowan