'''Codename Black''' is a superhero in the Dark Horse comic book series ''The End League''.
The only member of his family not to recieve superpowers, Zane Ladle decided to compensate with deadly martial arts training from the warrior Black Sun and superpowered armor that allowed him to become the self-made hero Codename: Black.
Zane Ladle was born into the wealthy Ladle family, all of whom had superpowers (except himself) created by the mysterious "Green Event". The family (who called themselves the Family Fear) he was born into used their special abilties to gain wealth, power, and influence in the criminal underworld. Zane didn't care about the morality of his lifestyle until his mother was murdered by the other members of his family, stoking a desire to destroy his family. It was then Zane hired Black Son, the world's greatest martial artist, to train him to become strong enough to face even the most powerful superhuman on his own.