Technovore was created by Len Kaminski and Kevin Hopgood in 1993 and first appeared in Iron Man # 294.
Appearances in Other Media
Iron Man Armored Adventures
Technovore first appears in the episode "Seeing Red" voiced by Tabitha St. Germain. Tony created Technovore as a computer virus and used it to destroy all of the information that Project: P.E.G.A.S.U.S. obtained when they captured and studied Iron Man with the help of Obadiah Stane and his bodyguard. After Technovore finished consuming all the computer files it transferred over to some nanobots Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S. developed and gained a physical body to continue it's task "Consume". In the episode "Technovore" Rhodes goes and investigates strange energy readings coming from Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S. while Tony is on the S.H.I.E.L.D helicarrier fixing its engine. He decided not to bother Tony and goes in to check it out alone. He soon runs into Technovore which tried to devour him. He uses a Iron Man gauntlet that he brought along trying to fight Technovore, which quickly breaks it down and absorbing it gaining its repulsor beam. Rhodes then started to run eventually finding a shocking weapon that affected Technovore. Tony worried about Rhodes when he called him he hung up. He finishes up and goes to check up on him with the Iron man armor. When he arrives Technovore tries absorbing with the armor. Tony is able to break free with a burst of repulsor barrier. Eventually Rhodes reminds Tony of the self-destruct he installed in the armor. Then by putting it on auto-pilot and activating the self-destruct timer. They ran away as Technovore tried absorbing the armor as it explodes seemingly destroying all of Technovore. At the end it is shown that a small amount of the Technovore's infected nanobots were on Anton Harkov's coat.
Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
The Technovore appears in the episode "Iron Man is Born!" voiced by Dwight Schultz, as a prisoner inside the SHIELD prison known as the Vault. He next appeared in "Alone Against A.I.M.", he was used by A.I.M. to take revenge on Tony Stark. Technovore was eleased in Stark Industries and fought both Tony and Maria Hill. Later, when Technovore dragged War Machine to the arc reactor, Iron Man used Technovore to consume the energy of the reactor and to deactivate the bombs as well. Technovore then exploded due to consuming too much energy.
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore
In the upcoming straight-to-DVD movie Iron Man: Rise of Technovore, brought to us by Marvel and Sony Japan, the title villain serves as the main antagonist of the movie, alongside Ezekiel Stane. Iron Man teams up with War Machine, Black Widow, Hawkeye, and The Punisher to stop them.