Dinah Drake was the original Black Canary and the mother of Dinah Lance.
In her youth, Dinah began operating as a costumed vigilante and became a member of the Justice Society of America. Like the other members, she refused to work for the government organization known as Checkmate. Because of this, Checkmate uncovered her identity and framed her for crimes. Ripping Dinah away from her family. In the early 21st century, her daughter went in her footsteps and became a costumed vigilante.
- Dinah Drake Lance was only shown on the portrait of the Justice Society of America.
- A Black Canary action figure briefly appeared in the episode "Action".
- In an interview, Geoff Johns confirmed her as the mother of Dinah Lance. However, because Alaina Huffman was unavailable for the filming of "Absolute Justice", this wasn't touched upon in the two-parter.
- 2 Appearances of Dinah Drake Lance (Smallville)
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- Quotations by or about Dinah Drake Lance (Smallville)
- Character Gallery: Dinah Drake Lance (Smallville)
Justice Society of America member