Born in Ireland, Sean Cassidy aka Banshee is the heir to Cassidy Keep, a castle in Ireland, and a small fortune. After tragic events led to the death of his wife, Sean was forced to join the sinister group and commit various crimes until he encounters the X-Men who save his life by removing the explosive head band placed on him by Factor 3 and added them in bringing down the criminal orginization twice.
Later, he joined the New X-Men as one of the first recruits.
This action figure is the second Banshee toy to ever be produced and feautre him in a rough reproduction of the costume worn near the time of his death in the comics.
The toy features twenty five points of articulation. His ankles are what I believe to be hinges. Both his knees and elbows are double hinges while his hands are...[See More]
Coming to a clearance rack near you is Hasbro's rendition of the Banshee. Hasbro seemed to deliver a promising start with figures like Planet Hulk and Hercules but where on earth did this figure come from?
In the package the lonely figure stands arms sprawled with spandex wings skillessly draped on each side. As I approached the hanging peg, I thought to myself, all he needs is a guitar and he'll look just like one of those hair bands from the '80s. The packages I saw at my local Target were littered with greasy fingerprints from popcorn munching onlookers carelessly lifting the package to see if other figures were behind it on the peg hook.
The paint job would stand out first on the figure, if it were anything more than mediocre. Hasbro got the colors right and sadly that's about as...[See More]
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