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Edwin Alva is a corrupt businessman and inventor, the leader of the industrious international Alva Technologies corporation.

He is also a member of the worldwide criminal organization SYSTEM, acting as leader of its Indigo Cell.[1] Although he presents a respectable front to the public, as a wise and respected leader, in reality he is an unscrupulous villain. He is the arch-nemesis of Hardware (Curtis Metcalf), a technological vigilante who he himself is ironically responsible for the creation of.[2] Eventually, he discovers who Hardware is, and begins exploiting his relationship with him for his own benefit.[3]

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  • Alva may have been named for real-life inventor Thomas Alva Edison.[citation needed]



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