When do clark and lana start dating
Clark's friend Lex made a generous donation to Smallville High and Lana got the principal to put it toward the school newspaper and computer lab by agreeing to put her pom poms down and focus on her academics, becoming the school's network administrator. Labs in Metropolis after high school while Clark was accepted into Midwestern University.
Lana's position as the computer gatekeeper got her sucked into many of the adventures of Clark, Chloe and Pete; but none so memorable as when Lana was literally sucked into a tornado, only to be rescued by Clark Kent. The two broke up and went their ways, but Lana would show up in Clark's life again fifteen years after high school, when Perry White hired her as the Science Writer for the Daily Planet after reading a report she wrote on her blog about the launch of the UN's Watchtower.
This only reinforced Nell's warnings of Clark being a weirdo.
Although she loved him, he viewed her only platonically. In the 2003-04 Birthright origin, they are shown to have been in a relationship.
This is retained in the 2009-10 Secret Origins story in which Clark once again became Superboy, but only for adventures with the Legion of Superheroes, never publically.
At times, she took her own superheroic identity, Insect Queen.
In 1952, the character was introduced as an adult (Superman #78), having moved to Metropolis to become atelevision reporter, and became a major competitor to Lois Lane for Superman's affections.
Lana never appeared in the real universe in the episode, but Clark stated to Lois that he and Lana broke up on good terms, and they're still friends.