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Lois Lane

Lois Lane
Panel from Action Comics #751, Feb. 1999. Art by Stuart Immonen.
Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
First appearance Action Comics #1 (June 1938)
Created by Jerry Siegel
Joe Shuster
In-story information
Full name Lois Lane
Team affiliations Daily Planet
Supporting character of Superman
Superboy
Abilities Expert martial artist

Lois Lane is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, she first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938). Lois is an award-winning journalist and the primary love interest of the superhero, Superman. For fifteen years in DC Comics continuity, she was his wife. Like Superman's alter ego Clark Kent, she is a reporter for the Metropolis newspaper, the Daily Planet.

Lois Lane's character was created from many influences. Her physical appearance was originally based on Joanne Carter, a model hired by Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (Joanne Carter would later marry Siegel). The character's personality was based on "Torchy Blane" (a gutsy, beautiful, headline-hunting reporter, portrayed by Glenda Farrell in a series of 1930==NZOR==

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