Name: The Union of Separatist Scientists
Other Names: U.S.S.
First Appearance: Shadow Cabinet #6 (Nov. 1994): "The Antarctic Snowjob!"
Number of Appearances: 4
Ally: Edwin Alva
Type of Organization/Group: scientist
Summary of Shadow Cabinet #6 (Nov. 1994), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=280&:
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 http://www.comicvine.com/shadow-cabinet-the-antarctic-snowjob/37-39953/:
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 http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=281&:
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 http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=283&:
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.
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