Religion: not determined yet
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 1
Teams/Affiliations: The Shadow Cabinet
Enemy of: Dharma
Ally: Red Dog
Ally: The Magnate
Ally: Bent Nature
Ether is a rather obscure super-hero who was a member of an old version of Shadow Cabinet team. Ether's version of Shadow Cabinet was led by Red Dog. Red Dog's Shadow Cabinet was active from the late 1800s until the mid-1900s.
Alongside Red Dog and fellow teammates from that version of Shadow Cabinet (Munition, Bend Nature, The Magnate), Ether faced off against Dharma (who led the new, modern Shadow Cabinet) in Shadow Cabinet #17 (Oct. 1995).
Little or no commentary or biography has been written about Ether. At this point we do not even know the character's gender.
Issue plot summary for Shadow Cabinet #17 (Oct. 1995), from now-defunct web page at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=291&:
Red Dog prepares to stop Dharma in his attempt to take over the world. Dharma attacks Plus. Red Dog is attempting to save some of the Shadow Cabinet from Dharma. Dharma has disable SideShow by addicting him to drugs. Dharma takes Narnie from Bina. This gives him the powers of Plus. Then Sideshow attacks Dharma as a surprise, but fails. Mechanic then saves Bina by sending her to Brooklyn. A old Shadow Cabinet including Ether, Munition, Bent Nature, The Magnate and Red Dog go to face Dharma. Dharma prepares to use the Geode and reveals that he now controls S.Y.S.T.E.M. Iron Butterfly attacks Dharma and proclaims her love for him. The two of them will stay together. This stops Red Dog from coming and taking Dharma out. Donner and Blitzen escape the Shadowspire. And Iota leaves with them.
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