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- Balance is an illusion. We're always moving. The question is... which direction? Straight ahead, of course. That's where the story is.
- -- Red Tornado src
The Red Tornado is a goverment-created android with the mind of the deceased Lois Lane.
Lois Lane was the wife of Clark Kent, who was known to the world as Superman. During their married life together, she and Clark raised his cousin Kara Zor-El as if she was their own daughter, leading to her eventually becoming Supergirl and later Power Girl. Lois died during the events of the first Apokoliptian invasion under undisclosed circumstances at the Daily Planet, and Superman himself would later follow as he sacrificed his life to save his adopted world.
The Red Tornado
The Red Tornado was an android which grew out of the World Army's "Red Files" initiative. In the spirit of other heroes such as Red Arrow, this android was built but never successfully activated. The android was requisitioned by Terrence Sloan and was activated to be used in battle between Fury and Mister Miracle and Barda.
The Red Tornado was devoid of emotion until an intervention from General Samuel Lane, who, with the help of Dr. Robert Crane, transfered the mind of his deceased daughter Lois into the android. Lois was forced to accept her new existence as a robot just as what appeared to be a brainwashed Superman destroyed the Arkham facility and killed Sam Lane. Lois helped another Kryptonian, Val-Zod, become acclimated to using his powers for the sake of good, while later discovering that the so-called brainwashed Superman really wasn't Superman, but a clone that was given Superman's memories.
Holy anachronisms, Batman!
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- 76 Appearances of Lois Lane (Earth 2)
- 20 Images featuring Lois Lane (Earth 2)
- 6 Quotations by or about Lois Lane (Earth 2)
- Character Gallery: Lois Lane (Earth 2)
Superman Family member
Daily Planet Staff member
World Army member
Justice Society of America member