After the Crisis on Infinite Earths, two people Tad and Tom Trigger, who are unaware they are twins and had never met, decide to rob the same bank in New Jersey. They both see each others faces and are surprised that they look-a-like. They decide to team up and finish the robbery themselves. They later begin to work for a local number's runner after he talks them into working for him. The duo then begins to kill the man's enemies.
Their next appearance was in Gotham City which spelled bad luck for them because Azrael was filling in for Batman after Bane broke Batman's back and had upgraded the batsuit to shoot sharpened bat blades and mounted the gloves with razor sharp claws. The Twins started by robbing a train loaded with money but Azrael arrived and stopped them.
Later, a blonde female criminal rescues them and claims that she is there sister and needs their help. This turns out to be a ruse so that she could pull a heist at a wild west Gotham City tourist attraction. Robin and the new Pow-Wow Smith and Nighthawk defeats them.
Infinite Crisis and beyond
The Trigger Twins appear as one of the army of villains that attack Metropolis in the Battle of Metropolis. An army of superheroes come in and battles the army of villains. In the ensuing chaos, the Trigger Twins are shot and killed from a roof top by the new Vigilante and Wild Dog.
The Blackest Night
During the Blackest Night, the bodies of the Trigger Twins were raised from the dead by a pair of black power rings and became Black Lanterns. They went on to wreak havoc on heroes and the general public