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 LIBERTY BELLE (Libby Lawrence (formerly Libby Lawrence-Chambers))BIOGRAPHY
Created by Chuck Winter and Don Cameron

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Liberty Belle (Libby Lawrence)
The Original Universe


PERSONAL DATA


Real Name: Libby Lawrence (formerly Libby Lawrence-Chambers)
Identity: Secret
Occupation: CEO of Chambers Communications
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Citizenship: American
Marital Status: Divorced
Known Relatives: Major James Lawrence (father; deceased); Johnny Chambers (ex-husband; deceased); Jesse Chambers (daughter), Bess Lynn (ancestor)
Base of Operation: Philadelphia, PA
Group Affiliation(s): All-Star Squadron
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6.5" ( now 5'5" )
Weight: 123 lbs. ( now 110 lbs. )
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond (now silver-grey)
First Appearance: Boy Commandos #1 (winter 1942)
Creators: Chuck Winter and Don Cameron


OVERVIEW

For some reason, whenever the Liberty Bell was rung in Philadelphia, Libby Lawrence gained a rush of adrenalin, giving her enhanced strength and reflexes. As a heroine, she became the leader of the All-Star Squadron in wartime America, later gaining the ability to emit sound waves from her body. After the war she married fellow hero Johnny Quick and bore a child, who would become the heroine Jesse Quick, before their divorce.

HISTORY

The descendant of Revolutionary War heroine Bess Lynn (who had her own secret identity as Miss Liberty), young Libby Lawrence was a gifted student and athlete, competing in college against seniors in both swimming and track as a freshman

POWERS AND WEAPONS

Originally, Liberty Belle had no recognizable paranormal abilities, but it was later revealed that her stamina and strength were greater than a normal woman, due to a "mystical connection" with the Liberty Bell, which when rang, gave her heightened adrenaline-rush abilities for a short time.

In March of 1942, due to the exposure of special sonic blasts aimed at the bell, Libby became endowed with sonic abilities that enabled her to project sonic blasts from her hands. These blast were similar to concussive force and could damage stone walls.

Libby is an excellent hand-to-hand combatant, and a natural leader with great charisma.

CHRONOLOGY

For a definitive list of appearances of Liberty Belle in chronological order click here

PROFILE REFERENCES

Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #13 (March 1986)