Real Name: Coltrane “Trane” Walker
Publisher: DC Comics
Created by: Christopher Priest and ChrisCross
1st appearance: Xero #1, May 1997
Team Affiliations: None
Legal Status: Unknown
Eyes: (Coltrane) Brown (Xero) Blue
Hair: (Coltrane) Black (Xero) Blonde
Skills and abilities: Trained infiltrator, martial artist, armed and unarmed combatant.
Powers: Unspecified degree of enhanced strength, the power to phase through and see through walls.
Closer 67 died on his very first mission as a “closer” – an agent who ties up loose ends covertly, often involving espionage and assassinations for a secret United States Intelligence agency run by Frank Decker. Lucky for him he was restored to life after being injected with Bio-Organic implants which also made the very peak of human physical conditioning.
In his public identity of Coltrane “Trane” Walker, an African-American professional basketball player he gained great fame and wealth. Meanwhile he rose through the ranks of his organization and became Xero, a fourth level closer. Xero was his secret identity a blonde white man with blue eyes. Over the course of his missions he developed a conscience and later died as a result of a test organized by Decker to make Coltrane his replacement. He was revived once more but was useless to the agency because of brain damage.