The Religious Affiliation of
The Union of Separatist Scientists

Religion: separatist CBR Scale: D

Name: The Union of Separatist Scientists

Other Names: U.S.S.

Classification: villains villains   group group   scientists scientists  

Publisher(s): DC Milestone Media

First Appearance: Shadow Cabinet #6 (Nov. 1994): "The Antarctic Snowjob!"

Creators: Matt Wayne, John Paul Leon, Shawn Martinbrough

Number of Appearances: 4

Enemy of: Plus, System, SYSTEMatics, The Shadow Cabinet

Ally: System
Ally: Edwin Alva

Type of Organization/Group: scientist

Location: Antarctica

Summary of Shadow Cabinet #6 (Nov. 1994), from now-defunct webpage at

We see a piece of the members' private lives. Dharma send the team to Antarctica to stop the Union of Separatist Scientists. The battle includes a Foundation Systematic. The scientists catch Plus, but are terrorized by Iota. Dharma abandons the team at the South Pole and begins to show his involvement with System.

Summary of Shadow Cabinet #6 from

A group of maverick scientists stationed in Antarctica have begun a bold experiment with potentially destructive consequences on a global scale. Iron Butterly, Donner, Blitzen, Iota, Plus and Sideshow set out to stop them, but the Shadow Cabinet must first get past the scientists' powerful backers.

Summary of Shadow Cabinet #7 (Dec. 1994), from now-defunct webpage at

The team fights to survive in Antarctica. We see that Plus is made up of two different entities. Dharma offers to lead the various S.Y.S.T.E.M. cells. Plus seduces Captain Ray, leader of the Union of Separatist Scientists. The team escapes Antarctica. Captain Ray and Plus have a confrontation. Dharma accepts leadership of S.Y.S.T.E.M. and Hardware introduces Stella to Dharma.

Summary of Shadow Cabinet #9 (Feb. 1995), from now-defunct webpage at

The Union of Separatist Scientists (U.S.S.) battle against S.Y.S.T.E.M. Starlight comes in and takes out the S.Y.S.T.E.M. forces. Plus leaves Captain Ray to confront Starlight. Plus learns that Starlight is with Dharma and proceeds to join her in an attempt to handcuff the plans of the (U.S.S.) The U.S.S. try to launch their ship, but do not succeed. The team finally reaches Dharma and Sideshow's rage leads him to gore Dharma for leaving them at the South Pole.

This character is in the following 4 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Shadow Cabinet

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