All-Star Squadron #61 [Direct]
(September 1986)

DC, 1981 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-06-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Roy Thomas (creative editor); Barbara Randall (associate editor)

Issue Notes

The Amazing Origin of Liberty Belle! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the All-Star Squadron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Harris
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle [Libby Lawrence]]
Keywords
Liberty Bell; World War II

The Origin of Liberty Belle (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales of the All-Star Squadron / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Mike Harris
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
David Cody Weiss

Job Number
G-1787
Genre
superhero
Characters
All-Star Squadron [Liberty Belle [Libby Lawrence] (origin); Tarantula; Firebrand [Danette Reilly] (cameo); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (cameo); Flash [Jay Garrick] (cameo, flashback); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (cameo, flashback); Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers] (cameo)]; Adolf Hitler (cameo, flashback); Richard Cannon (flashback); Major James Lawrence (flashback); Tom Revere (flashback)
Synopsis
Libby Lawrence sees her father killed when the Nazi's invade Poland. She later escapes Europe during the evacuation at Dunkirk. Upon returning home she tries to convince the American public to join the war against Germany. On a trip to Independence Hall she meets Tom Revere and discovers that ringing the Liberty Bell gives her enhanced physical abilities.
Keywords
Amsterdam; Dunkirk; England; Independence Hall; Liberty Bell; Philadelphia; Stuka; Warsaw Poland; World War II

Indexer Notes

Based on story in Boy Commandos (DC, 1942 series) #1. Beginning a "special new series," Tales of the All-Star Squadron. Some are origin stories that would have eventually been printed in Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

All-Star Squadroom / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2422

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Dale J. Roberts, Stephen Scott Beau Smith, Pat Craig, and Helmut Schoetter reviewing All-Star Squadron (DC, 1981 series) #56, errata for Who's Who in the DC Universe (DC, 1985 series) #9-16, and a history of Liberty Belle in comic books.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Amazing Origin of Liberty Belle!
    Tales of the All-Star Squadron
  2. 1. The Origin of Liberty Belle
    Tales of the All-Star Squadron
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    All-Star Squadroom
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