The Dart is published by Fox Feature Syndicate in 1940's by Louis Cazeneuve and an unknown writer. Caius Martius ancient roman superhero (pre-Empire), who used a sword and the super power of flight a.k.a. "darting" (as he called it) in order to smash ancient racketeers. He got into the modern age when a sorcerer employed by the same evil racketeer boss name Marius cast a spell to make him dissolve into a flat stone. He slept for over 2200 years in this state until the spell wore off on stone. At this time the stone was display in an American museum. Caius Martius emerged from the rock and fond himself in a strange time that is completely different form the one he'd known. Dart has a sidekick named Ace who wears a matching costume.
During Project Superpowers Dart and his sidekick Ace was captured by the Fighting Yank with the Urn of Pandora. Again Dart was left in limbo but this time only for sixty years. He again was in a new time.