Chloe Sullivan

    Character » Chloe Sullivan appears in 111 issues.

    Chloe Sullivan is the best friend of Superman, cousin of Lois Lane and a member of the Watchtower Network, the predecessor of the JLA. She was the long time girlfriend of Jimmy Olsen, but after his death Chloe married Oliver Queen. She worked as a journalist for the Daily Planet but was fired by Lex Luthor. She first appeard in the TV series "Smallville", but was adapted into the mainstream comic books a few years later.

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    Chloe Sullivan was created for the TV Series "Smallville" and was played by the actress Allison Mack. After 10 years, Chloe was introduced into the DC comics. After the relaunch of 2011, her fate is unknown. She was most likely erased from history.

    Smallville Season 11 (Comics)

    After the end of the TV series, Chloe is still a part of the "Smallville" Universe. Chloe is still married to Green Arrow and is now known as Chloe Sullivan-Queen. Together with her husband, she was in Metropolis for a short time. But after both of them want to heading back to Star City something crashed into the orbit of the Earth. She decided to stay a little bit longer and tried to figure out, what exactly crashed down. That's why she begged Emil Hamilton for help.

    New Earth (Mainstream DC Comics)

    "Chloe S."

    She was mentioned two times before her official appearance in the DCU. The first time was in the Comic Superman: Secret Origin #1. There was a close-up shot of Pete Ross cast with the name "Chloe S." on it. The second time was in the Comic Superman: Secret Origin #4. There was a post-it on Lois Lane's desk with the words "Call Chloe".

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    Chloe Sullivan debuted in the DC universe, in Action Comics #893 with Jimmy Olsen in 2010. Chloe Sullivan is a reporter for the online newspaper and was dating Jimmy until he got too obsessed with Superman being gone that she broke up with him. The next time Jimmy sees her is at a club with Sebastien Mallory. At first he thinks they are dating but, she is just doing a story on him. As he confronts them an

    Powers and Abilities


    In both realities, "New Earth" and "Smallville", Chloe is an excellent researcher, specializing in the field of investigative journalism. She is also an excellent computer hacker, skilled enough to break into even the most elaborate computer systems. Also, she has showed unarmed combat skills and self-defense.

    In Smallville, Chloe had healing powers due to exposure to green meteor rock. The specific term for this power is "Empathic healing", because she connects in a empathic way to heal. This power is powerful enough to resurrect someone, but she literally gives them her own life-force, thereby causing her own death. She can resurrect, depending on a variety of factors which are not revealed. Chloe will remain inert for several hours before returning to life. This power was nullified due to Brainiac's attack.

    Other Media

    Smallville (TV Series)

    Allison Mack as Chloe Sullivan
    Allison Mack as Chloe Sullivan

    The character of Chloe Sullivan was created for the TV Series "Smallville" and was portrayed by the actress Allison Mack. Soon after the beginning of the series, Chloe became a fan favorite. Besides her small role in the finale season of the series, Chloe is a part of every season. It was later revealed, that she's the cousin of Lois Lane.

    She was introduced as one of Clark Kents (aka Superman) best friends. She was born in Metropolis but moved with her father to Smallville after her parents divorce. At the High School she formed a strong friendship with Pete Ross and Lana Lang. In her senior year, she figured out Clarks Power and later she became his "sidekick". She went to college and later became a reporter for the Daily Planet. After her second year as a reporter, Chloe met Jimmy Olsen again. They knew each other since their internship at the Planet, back in High School. They became a couple again but it wasn't easy for both of them. Chloe tried to keep Clarks secret from Jimmy and he was jealous about him. Their on and off relationship ended with a marriage but after the wedding, Jimmy was wounded by Doomsday. After he came back from a hospital in Star City, they broke up again. Jimmy couldn't trust Chloe anymore. A few weeks later, Jimmy figured out Clarks powers by himself and they get back together but quickly after their "first" kiss, Jimmy was killed by Doomsday.

    After his death, Chloe threw herself into her role as the Watchtower of the Justice League of America. Soon after, Chloe and Green Arrow began a relationship but it ended disastrous. Oliver was kidnapped by the Suicide Squad. After Chloe put on the Helmet of Fate of the deceased Doctor Fate, she contacted the Suicide Squad and took the place of Oliver. Chloe was gone for months and she also tried to erase her own past. Later Chloe came back and was accidentally married to Oliver. They didn't cancel their marriage and moved to Star City, where she began to work as a reporter again. After the arrival of Apokolips, Chloe came back to Metropolis to help Clark in his finale fight against Darkseid. A flashforward in the series finale shows Chloe with her and Oliver's son, telling him the story of Superman via a comic book.

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    Alternate Versions

    Smallville (Earth-2)

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    Chloe Sullivan of "Earth-2"

    Chloe Sullivan of Earth-2 went to the Smallville High School and was nearly killed by Ultraman but was saved by her kryptonite necklace. Years later, she trained with Oliver Queen to use a bow and an arrow. Chloe also had an affair with Oliver - the boyfriend of her cousin Lois Lane.

    Right before Earth-2 was destroyed, Chloe fled to Earth-1 and was stranded in a Smallville cornfield. The Destroyer followed her to Earth-1 and wounded her badly. She was found by her Earth-1 counterpart and the Earth-1 counterpart of Oliver Queen. Chloe told them, that her Earth is gone and died later at the Smallville Medical Center because of her injury.

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