Lois Lane

English

Disambiguation: girlfriend/wife of Superman

First published in: 1938

Description:
Reporter for the Daily Planet newspaper (originally the Daily Star). Daughter of Sam Lane. Older sister of Lucy Lane. Wife of Clark Kent (Superman). Mother of Jon Kent (Superboy / Superman).
Notes:

Lois Lane was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Lois first appeared in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #1 (June 1938); her surname was not revealed until issue #2 (July 1938). At first, Lois was a reporter for The Daily Star, however this was changed to The Daily Planet in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #23 (April 1940). Lois first considered the possibility that Clark could be Superman in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #11 (July-August 1941). She first attempted to prove that Clark is Superman in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #17 (July-August 1942). The Lois Lane of Earth-Two was introduced in All-New Collectors' Edition (DC, 1978 series) #C-54 ([January] 1978). Lois Lane's history was revised in The Man of Steel (DC, 1986 series) by John Byrne. Lois married Clark Kent in Superman: The Wedding Album (DC, 1996 series) #1 (December 1996). The New 52 version of Lois Lane first appeared in Action Comics (DC, 2011 series) #1 (November 2011). The Lois and Clark from a previous continuity (New Earth) had a son, Jon Kent, in Convergence Superman (DC, 2015 series) #2 (July 2015). The New 52 Lois died in Superwoman (DC, 2016 series) #1 (October 2016). The histories of the New Earth and New 52 Lois Lane merged in Action Comics (DC, 2011 series) #976 (May 2017).

See also character records for Lois Lane of Earth-Two, Superman [Clark Kent], Clark Kent, Jon Kent [Superboy / Superman], Sam Lane, and Lucy Lane.

Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lois_Lane

Keywords
Golden Age; Mainstream Universe; New 52; New Earth; Post-Crisis Earth-0; Pre-Crisis Earth-One; Prime Earth; Silver Age

Name:

    Lois Lane

Additional Names:

  1. Lois Kent
  2. Lois Lane Kent
  3. Lois Lane-Luthor

Appearances With a Character Origin Universe:

Lois Lane [DC Animated Universe] (p. 1996) - DCAU - Earth 12
Lois Lane [Pre-Crisis Earth-Three] (p. 1978) - Earth-Three (Pre-Crisis)
Lois Lane Kent [Pre Crisis Earth-Two] (p. 1978) - Earth-Two (Pre-Crisis)

Appearances With a Story Universe:


Relations:

  1. secret identity of - Super-Lois [Lois Lane] (p. 1960)
  2. secret identity of - Superwoman [Lois Lane] (p. 1943)
  3. generalization of - Lois Lane Kent [Pre Crisis Earth-Two] (p. 1978) - Earth-Two (Pre-Crisis)
  4. generalization of - Lois Lane [Pre-Crisis Earth-Three] (p. 1978) - Earth-Three (Pre-Crisis)
  5. generalization of - Lois Lane [DC Animated Universe] (p. 1996) - DCAU - Earth 12

Translations:

  1. republished as - Lois Lane (Dutch)
  2. republished as - Lois Lane [Terra-Um] (Portuguese)
  3. republished as - Lois Lane [Terra-Um] (Portuguese)
  4. republished as - Lois Lane (p. 1938) (French)
  5. republished as - Lois Lane [DC, 1938] (p. 1940) (Swedish)