Boston Brand was an elite acrobat for the Hill Circus, and a hero in his own right. Eventually, an assassin's bullet claimed his life during a performance as the sensation known as Deadman. Eventually, his twin Cleveland took over the costumed alter ego, and himself aided the innocent as had his brother. Both men met and worked alongside Earth-One's Batman on occasion, as well as combining in the past in a few tales. Boston had the ability of flight, invisibility and intangibility
On Earth-Two, there were two brothers in Lance and Michael Gallant, the latter deciding to pursue a military career. Following tragedy that befell him, Michael had transformed into a phantom, and thanks to a unique ability which he shared with Lance the pair combined to become Captain Triumph. Possessing of great strength, invulnerability, the power of flight and invisibility... the Captain began his crimefighting career in the fall of 1942 and for the next seven years fought various criminals until finally retiring. Triumph would also become a member of the All-Star Squadron of Earth-Two.