In the 1990s, when the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman began airing, Lois received a haircut that made her look more like actress Teri Hatcher and her eyes were typically violet to match her character on Superman: The Animated Series.
Traditionally in the comics, the character has been shown with black hair, however, from the late 1980s through the '90s, Lois was depicted with auburn hair.
Teri Hatcher portrayed her in the 1990s television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Erica Durance in the '00s series, Smallville.
In the 2006 film Superman Returns, she was played by Kate Bosworth.
The first book, Lois Lane: Fallout, was published by Switch Press in May 2015.
Other novels in the series include Lois Lane: Double Down and Lois Lane: Triple Threat.
After Clark Kent joined the paper and Superman debuted around the same time, Lois found herself attracted to Superman but displeased with her new journalistic competition in the form of Kent.
The modern comics depict Sam as a retired soldier (sometimes a military general) and Lois as a former Army brat, born at Ramstein Air Base with Lois having been trained by her father in areas such as hand-to-hand combat and the use of firearms. In some stories, she has been shown obtaining superpowers and becoming a superhero.Actress Noel Neill first portrayed Lois Lane in the 1940s Superman film series and later reprised her role in the 1950s television series Adventures of Superman.Margot Kidder played the character in four Superman films in the 1970s and '80s.Some of her superhero identities are Superwoman and Red Tornado of Earth 2.Aspects of Lois' personality have varied over the years, depending on the comic book writers handling of the character and American social attitudes toward women at the time.